The Lord Jesus Christ

a Bible study, part 1 of 12

  • ABIDING - Abiding in Christ results in:

Spiritual Fruitfulness
Joh 15:5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.

Answered Prayer
Joh 15:7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

Peace in the Storm
Joh 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

New Life
2Co 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

Robe of Righteousness
Php 3:9 And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:

Select readings:
Joh 15:1-27 Joh 15:4-7,10 1Jo 2:6,28 3:6 2Jo 1:9

  • ADAM - Christ, the last Adam

1Co 15:45 And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.

  • ADVOCATE - Christ, our Advocate

1Jo 2:1 My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

  • ALMIGHTY - Christ, the Almighty

Re 1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

  • ALPHA AND OMEGA - Christ, the Alpha and Omega

Re 1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.
Re 22:13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.

  • AMEN - Christ, the Amen

Re 3:14 And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

  • ANGELS - Angels wait upon Christ

Mt 24:31 And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.
Mt 25:31 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:
Mt 26:53 Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?
Lu 2:13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
Lu 22:43 And there appeared an angel unto him from heaven, strengthening him.
Joh 1:51 And he saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.
2Th 1:7 And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels,
Heb 1:6 And again, when he bringeth in the firstbegotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.
Re 5:11 And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the beasts and the elders: and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands;

  • APOSTLE OF OUR PROFESSION - Christ, the Apostle of our Profession

Heb 3:1 Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;

  • APOSTLES - Apostles of Christ

General references to the apostles
Lu 17:5 And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith.
Lu 22:14 And when the hour was come, he sat down, and the twelve apostles with him.
Ac 1:13 And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas the brother of James.
Ac 1:26 And they gave forth their lots; and the lot fell upon Matthias; and he was numbered with the eleven apostles.
1Co 4:9 For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.
1Co 9:1 Am I not an apostle? am I not free? have I not seen Jesus Christ our Lord? are not ye my work in the Lord?
2Co 11:5 For I suppose I was not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.
Eph 2:20 And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;
Eph 4:11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
Re 21:14 And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

Names of the apostles
Mt 10:2 Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;
Mr 3:16 And Simon he surnamed Peter;
Lu 6:14 Simon, (whom he also named Peter,) and Andrew his brother, James and John, Philip and Bartholomew,
Ac 1:13 And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas the brother of James.

Call of the apostles to special work
Mr 1:17 And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.
Mr 1:20 And straightway he called them: and they left their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, and went after him.
Mr 2:14 And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the receipt of custom, and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed him.
Lu 6:13 And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles;
Joh 1:43 The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, and saith unto him, Follow me.
Ac 22:21 And he said unto me, Depart: for I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles.

  • APPEARANCE - Personal appearance of Christ figuratively described

Ps 45:2 Thou art fairer than the children of men: grace is poured into thy lips: therefore God hath blessed thee for ever.
So 5:16 His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.
Isa 52:14 As many were astonied at thee; his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men:
Isa 53:2 For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
Da 7:9 I beheld till the thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool: his throne was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as burning fire.
Mt 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.

  • APPEARS - Appearances of Christ after his resurrection

To Mary Magdalene
Mr 16:9 Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.

To the other women
Mt 28:9 And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him.

To two disciples
Lu 24:15 And it came to pass, that, while they communed together and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near, and went with them.

To the eleven disciples
Lu 24:36 And as they thus spake, Jesus himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.

(To Peter)
1Co 15:5 And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve:

To the ten, Thomas absent
Joh 20:19 Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.

To the eleven disciples
Joh 20:26 And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them: then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you.

At the Sea of Galilee
Joh 21:1 After these things Jesus shewed himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias; and on this wise shewed he himself.

To five hundred brethren
1Co 15:6 After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep.

To eleven disciples in Galilee
Mt 28:17 And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted.

To James
1Co 15:7 After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles.

At the time of his ascension
Lu 24:50 And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them.

To Paul at his conversion
Ac 9:5 And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
1Co 15:8 And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time.

  • ARM OF THE LORD - Christ, the Arm of the Lord

Isa 51:9 Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD; awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old. Art thou not it that hath cut Rahab, and wounded the dragon?
Isa 53:1 Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?

  • ASCENSION - The Ascension of Christ

Ps 68:18 Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them.
Mr 16:19 So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.
Lu 24:51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
Joh 6:62 What and if ye shall see the Son of man ascend up where he was before?
Joh 20:17 Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.
Ac 1:9 And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.
Eph 4:8 Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men.
Heb 4:14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.
Heb 9:24 For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us:
1Pe 3:22 Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto him.

  • ATTRACTIVE - The Attractiveness of Christ

Mt 8:1 When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him.
Mr 5:6 But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him,
Mr 5:21 And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side, much people gathered unto him: and he was nigh unto the sea.
Lu 9:37 And it came to pass, that on the next day, when they were come down from the hill, much people met him.
Joh 12:32 And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.

  • AUTHOR AND FINISHER - Christ, the Author and Finisher of our Faith

Heb 12:2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

  • AUTHOR OF ETERNAL SALVATION - Christ, the Author of Eternal Salvation

Heb 5:9 And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;

  • AUTHORITY - The Authority of Christ

Mt 7:29 For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
Mt 28:18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
Mr 1:27 And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among themselves, saying, What thing is this? what new doctrine is this? for with authority commandeth he even the unclean spirits, and they do obey him.
Joh 5:27 And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man.

  • BAPTIZED - Christ baptized

Mt 3:13 Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.
Mr 1:9 And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in Jordan.
Lu 3:21 Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened,

  • BEGINNING - Christ, the Beginning of the Creation of God

Re 3:14 And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

  • BELOVED SON - Christ, the Beloved Son of God (showing His divinity)

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Mt 12:18 Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.
Mt 17:5 While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.
Mr 1:11 And there came a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
Eph 1:6 To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.
Col 1:13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:
Heb 5:5 So also Christ glorified not himself to be made an high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my Son, to day have I begotten thee.

  • BLASPHEMY - Blasphemy against Christ

Mt 9:34 But the Pharisees said, He casteth out devils through the prince of the devils.
Mt 12:24 But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This fellow doth not cast out devils, but by Beelzebub the prince of the devils.
Mr 3:30 Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.
Lu 11:15 But some of them said, He casteth out devils through Beelzebub the chief of the devils.
Lu 22:65 And many other things blasphemously spake they against him.
Jas 2:7 Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?

  • BLESSED AND ONLY POTENTATE - Christ, the Blessed and only Potentate

1Ti 6:15 Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

  • BLOOD - The atoning blood of Christ

Mt 26:28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
Joh 6:56 He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me, and I in him.
Joh 19:34 But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith came there out blood and water.
Ac 20:28 Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
Ro 5:9 Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.
Col 1:20 And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven.
Heb 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
1Pe 1:18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;
1Pe 1:19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:
1Jo 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
Re 1:5 And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,
Re 5:9 And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;
Re 7:14 And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Re 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

  • BRANCH - Christ, the Branch

Isa 4:2 In that day shall the branch of the LORD be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the earth shall be excellent and comely for them that are escaped of Israel.
Isa 11:1 And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:
Jer 23:5 Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth.
Jer 33:15 In those days, and at that time, will I cause the Branch of righteousness to grow up unto David; and he shall execute judgment and righteousness in the land.
Zec 3:8 Hear now, O Joshua the high priest, thou, and thy fellows that sit before thee: for they are men wondered at: for, behold, I will bring forth my servant the BRANCH.
Zec 6:12 And speak unto him, saying, Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH; and he shall grow up out of his place, and he shall build the temple of the LORD:

  • BREAD - Christ, the Bread of Life

Joh 6:32 Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven.
Joh 6:33 For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world.
Joh 6:34 Then said they unto him, Lord, evermore give us this bread.
Joh 6:35 And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.
Joh 6:48 I am that bread of life.
Joh 6:49 Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead.
Joh 6:50 This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die.
Joh 6:51 I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.
Joh 6:58 This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that eateth of this bread shall live for ever.

  • BRETHREN - The Brethren of Christ (kindred of Christ)

Mt 12:46 While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brethren stood without, desiring to speak with him.
Mt 13:55 Is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas?
Mr 3:31 There came then his brethren and his mother, and, standing without, sent unto him, calling him.
Joh 2:12  After this he went down to Capernaum, he, and his mother, and his brethren, and his disciples: and they continued there not many days.
Joh 7:3 His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that thy disciples also may see the works that thou doest.
Joh 7:5 For neither did his brethren believe in him.
1Co 9:5 Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?
Ga 1:19 But other of the apostles saw I none, save James the Lord's brother.

  • BRIDEGROOM - Christ, the head of the Church, as Bridegroom

Mt 9:15 And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast.
Mt 25:1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.
Mt 25:6 And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.
Joh 3:29 He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice: this my joy therefore is fulfilled.
Re 21:2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

  • CAPTAIN OF SALVATION - Christ, the Captain of Salvation

Heb 2:10 For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.

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