WHY CHRIST CAME TO EARTH
A. As we think about Christ having come to Earth, we are amazed at the degree of
God’s love for us. Romans 5:8; John 3:16
1. “He Loved Me So?” by J.G. Dailey, p 301
B. Christ didn’t come to resolve a problem for Himself.
C. Christ came to Earth, died on the cross and was resurrected on the third day for
I. Christ came to Earth to bring salvation.
A. He was delivered over to death for our sins according to Romans 4:25a.
1. Christ’s rejection, crucifixion and death had been prophesied hundreds of
years earlier. Isaiah 53:3-8 (estimated about 726 B.C.)
V4 - “He took up our infirmities”
V4 - “Carried our sorrows”
V5 - “He was crushed for our iniquities”
V5 - “By His wounds we are healed”
2. Jesus came to take our place:
B. Christ died for our sins, was buried and was resurrected on the third
day for us. 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 ( according to the scriptures such as Isaiah
II. Our response to Christ bringing salvation.
A. The teaching of the sacrifice for our sins. Acts 8:26-35 (VV 32-33 are from
B. The eunuch’s response.
1. The eunuch’s question: “See, here is water. What hinders me from being
2. Philip’s answer: “If you __________ with all you heart, you may.” v37
3. The eunuch’s reply: “I __________ that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” v37
4. Action taken: He (Philip) ________________ him. V38
Conclusion: What should be my response? ____________________________________