Sunday Morning: April 4, 2004
Text: Isaiah 53:9 "And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death [deaths, from the Hebrew text]; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth.
Philippians 2:8 "And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death [thanatos], even [de<, but also] the death [thanatos] of the cross." [qana>tou, qana>tou de< staurou~.] (the structure of the last clause, I believe, emphasizes the opposition between the two deaths rather than a conjunction defining the first death as that of the cross)
John 4:34 "Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him (the Father) that sent me, and [can be translated also] to finish his [the] work [singular]."
John 19:28-30 "After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished [finished], that the scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. 29. Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a sponge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to his mouth. 30. When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished [accomplished]: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost [breath]."
James 2:26 "For as the body without the spirit [breath] is dead [nekrov] . . ."
John 17:4 "I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do."
Revelation 13:8 ". . . the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world."
1 Corinthians 15:3 "For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;"
2 Corinthians 5:14 "For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:"
2:9 "But we see Jesus, who was made a
little lower than the angels for the suffering of [the] death, (now)
crowned with glory and honour (this phrase
separates the two deaths); that he by the grace of God should taste (for
emphasis, no article
the) death (on the cross) for every
John 4:34 "Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him (the Father) that sent me. . . ."
Philippians 2:8 "And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death [thanatos] (not the cross).
Isaiah 53:11 "He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied . . ."
Mark 14:34 "And saith unto them, My soul [yuch] is exceeding sorrowful unto death [thanatos]: . . ."
Isaiah 53:12 "Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil (inheritance)with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death"
Mark 14:36 "And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee; take away this cup from me: nevertheless not what I will, but what thou wilt."
John 4:34 "Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him (the Father) that sent me. . .
Mark 14:33 "And he taketh with him Peter and James and John, and began to be sore amazed [distressed], and to be very heavy [troubled];"
Isaiah 53:12 ". . . he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors. (that they might inherit, Heb 9:15)"
Isaiah 53:10 ". . . he shall see his seed (of Abraham, little children), . . ."
Hebrews 2:16 ". . . he took on him the seed of Abraham."
Hebrews 2:13-14 "And again, I will put my trust in him. And again, Behold I and the children [little children] which God hath given me.
Hebrews 2:15 "And deliver them (little children) who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage."
Numbers 14:31-33 "But your little ones [paidion, little children, lxx], which ye said should be a prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the land which ye have despised. 32. But as for you, your carcases, they shall fall in this wilderness. 33. And your children [sons, lxx] shall wander in the wilderness forty years, and bear your whoredoms, until your carcases be wasted in the wilderness."
Romans 5:14 "Nevertheless [the] death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come."
Matthew 18:3 "And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted (become servants), and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven."
Luke 22:26 "But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve."
Luke 9:48 "And said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child [little child) in my name receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great."
Revelation 1:18 "I am he that liveth, and was dead [nekrov]; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of [the] death."
James 5:19-20 "Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him; 20. Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner (erring brother) from the error of his way shall save a soul from death [thanatos], and shall hide a multitude of sins."
Hebrews 2:13-14 "And again, I will put my trust in him. And again, Behold I and the children which God hath given me. 14. Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through [the] death he might destroy [make of non effect] him that had the power of [the] death, that is, the devil;"
John 5:24 "Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him (the Father) that sent me, hath [regards] everlasting [agelasting kingdom] life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from [the] death unto [the] life (agelasting life from context)."
Isaiah 53:11 "He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities."
Isaiah 53:12 "Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors."
Matthew 22:14 "For many are called, but few are chosen."
Luke 18:16 "But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God."
1 Thessalonians 2:12 "That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory."
Romans 8:30 "Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified."
Romans 8:33 "Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifieth."
2 Peter 1:10-11 "Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall: 11. For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ."