Northwest Bible Church – Feb. 26, 2017 – Worship Service – Alan Conner
THE COMING OF THE KING
I. THE PROGRESSION OF THE MESSIAH AS KING.
A. EARLY PROPHECIES OF A KING.
- Abraham. Gen. 17:6, 16.
- Jacob. Gen. 35:11; 49:10
- Balaam. Num. 24:17
- Moses. Deut. 17:14-15
- Hannah. 1Sam. 2:10
B. JOSHUA: THE FORERUNNER OF THE KING
- Moses was really the first to took on the stature of a king.
- 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.
- To develop the idea of a kinsman-redeemer.
- To foreshadow the inclusion of Gentiles into the chosen covenant seed.
- To trace the lineage of David. Ruth 4:21-22.
E. SAMUEL: THE TRANSITION TO A KING.
- First of the prophets
- Last of the judges.
F. DAVID: THE KING AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART.
- The failure of Saul.
- The success of David.
- The covenant with David. 2 Sam. 7.
II. CHRIST THE KING.
- Christ is now our Messianic King.
- The witness of the N.T.
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?