Consider four specific tasks which Jesus Christ came to earth to fulfill.
He Came To Seek The Lost~“And Jesus said to him (Zacchaeus), ‘Today salvation has come to this house, because he also is a son of Abraham; for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost’” (Luke 19:9-10).
He Came To Call Sinners To Repentance~ “When Jesus heard it, He said to them, ‘Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance’”(Mark 2:17).
He Came To Give Himself As A Ransom For Those Who Accept Him~Jesus said, “And whoever desires to be first among you, let him be your slave — just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many” (Matthew 20:27-28).
He Came To Save Sinners~The Apostle Paul said, “This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief” (1 Timothy 1:15).
The bottom line is He came for our benefit.
the key question: “Who do you say that I am?” (Matthew 16:15). This is the most important question you will ever answer. If you do not answer it, or answer it incorrectly, you have made the biggest mistake anyone can make!
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