The King of Glory and Everything!
Matthew 1-2, Luke 19:37-40
1. Jesus: The Promised Jewish Savior. (Matthew 1:1, 17, 20-23, 2:2-3; Mark 15:2, John 19:3)
a. He is:
i. Jesus (Matthew 1:1)
ii. Emmanuel (Matthew 1:23)
iii. King of the Jews (Matthew 2:2)
Matthew 3:16-17, As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and lighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”
Mark 15:2, “Are you the king of the Jews?” asked Pilate. “Yes, it is as you say,” Jesus replied.
John 19:1-3, Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe and went up to him again and again, saying, “Hail, king of the Jews!” And they struck him in the face.
2. Jesus: The Unparalleled King of All. (Matthew 2:1-11, Revelation 1:5, Philippians 2:9-11, Matthew 25:31-33, Luke 19:37-40)
Revelation 1:5, Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth.
Philippians 2:9-11, Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Matthew 25:31-33, When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his throne in heavenly glory. All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left.
Luke 19:37-40, Now he came near the path down the Mount of Olives, and the whole crowd of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the miracles they had seen: Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord. Peace in heaven and glory in the highest heaven! Some of the Pharisees from the crowd told him, “Teacher, rebuke your disciples.” He answered, “I tell you, if they were to keep silent, the stones would cry out.”