This twelve-part series outlines the “Vintage Jesus” sermons of Mark Driscoll. See part 1 here.
3:29: To do the will of God, who sent him to earth as a missionary (John 6:38, 8:42)
4:20: To do everything anticipated in the Old Testament (Matthew 5:17-18)
5:37: There were three offices in the Old Testament, all of which Jesus filled: prophet (speaks), priest (serves), and king (rules). He demonstrated them in verifiable ways while on earth, and he continues to demonstrate them still from his seat in heaven.
6:21: Jesus as prophet: a bold, confrontational truth-teller
7:46: Unlike other prophets, Jesus says, “I tell you this” (not “God told me this”) or “I say to you”—I am the source and center and sum of truth. He appeals to his own authority as God, and people recognized that.
8:59: Jesus doesn’t just speak the word of God; he is the Word of God. (John 1)
10:38: Jesus was a preacher who pointed out sin and error and folly with the message “Repent.” He came to put his finger on the dark parts of our lives and release us from them. Continue reading