The Coming of the King

February 26, 2017 ()

Bible Text: Genesis |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church – Feb. 26, 2017 – Worship Service – Alan Conner

THE COMING OF THE KING

Intro

I. THE PROGRESSION OF THE MESSIAH AS KING. 

A. EARLY PROPHECIES OF A KING.

  1. Abraham. Gen. 17:6, 16.
  2. Jacob. Gen. 35:11; 49:10
  3. Balaam. Num. 24:17
  4. Moses. Deut. 17:14-15
  5. Hannah. 1Sam. 2:10

B. JOSHUA: THE FORERUNNER OF THE KING

  1. Moses was really the first to took on the stature of a king.
  2. Joshua was Moses’ successor.

C. JUDGES: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE KING.

1) Apostasy of the people of God.

2) God’s judgment.

3) The people cry out to the Lord for deliverance.

4) God raises up a judge to deliver the people.

D. RUTH: THE GENEALOGY OF THE KING.

  1. To develop the idea of a kinsman-redeemer.
  2. To foreshadow the inclusion of Gentiles into the chosen covenant seed.
  3. To trace the lineage of David. Ruth 4:21-22.

E. SAMUEL: THE TRANSITION TO A KING.

  1. First of the prophets
  2. Last of the judges.

F. DAVID: THE KING AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART.

  1. The failure of Saul.
  2. The success of David.
  3. The covenant with David. 2 Sam. 7.

II. CHRIST THE KING.

  1. Christ is now our Messianic King.
  2. The witness of the N.T.

Conclusion

Why is the kingship of Jesus important?

For Discussion:   How should the present kingship of Jesus impact your life?  What does it mean to be a subject in His kingdom?  What are the practical effects of people living as their own king?