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As we often go through a hectic life, I would like to refresh you to relax yourselves and take some moments to ponder on the importance of the reasons, why the Father sent His Son – Jesus into this world.

This question is as relevant in this present time as it was for the last two thousand plus years. Let us look to scripture to find answers and how that affects the lives of all of us, who believe in Him.

The Father sent His Son to save sinners

1 Timothy 1:15
“The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost.”

The Father sent His Son to call sinners to repentance

Mark 2:17
And when Jesus heard it, he said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.”

The Father sent His Son to make disciples and send them out

John 20:21
Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.”

The Father sent His Son and save the lost.

Luke 19:10
“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

The Father sent His Son to serve

Matthew 20:28
“…even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

The Father sent His Son to give Himself a ransom for many

Matthew 20:28
“…even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

The Father sent His Son to bear witness to the truth.

John 18:37
“Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world to bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.”

The Father sent His Son to do His will

John 6:38
“For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him who sent me.”

John 6:39
“And this is the will of him who sent me, that I should lose nothing of all that he has given me, but raise it up on the last day.”

The Father sent His Son to be the Light of the world

John 12:46
I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness.”

The Father sent His Son that all in Christ might have ‘Life’ in abundance

John 10:10
“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”

The Father sent His Son for judgment

John 9:39
Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.”

The Father sent His Son to proclaim liberty to the captives

Luke 4:18
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed…”

The Father sent His Son to proclaim sight to the blind

Luke 4:18
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed…”

The Father sent His Son to liberate the oppressed

Luke 4:18
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed…”

The Father sent His Son to preach the gospel of the Kingdom

Mark 1:38
And he said to them, “Let us go on to the next towns, that I may preach there also, for that is why I came.”

The Father sent His Son to die for us

John 12:27
“Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But for this purpose I have come to this hour.”

The Father sent His Son to fulfil the law

Matthew 5:17
“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.”

The Father sent His Son as a demonstration of God’s Love

1 John 4:10
“In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.”

The Father sent His Son to be the Propitiation (atonement) for our sins

1 John 4:10
“In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.”

The Father sent His Son to destroy the works of the devil

1 John 3:8
“Whoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.”

The Father sent His Son to save the world through Him

John 3:16-18
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.”

The Father sent His Son to bless us by turning us from our wickedness

Acts 3:26
“God, having raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning every one of you from your wickedness.”

The Father sent His Son to demonstrate True Humility

Philippians 2:5-8
Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

The Father sent His Son to redeem us from the law

Galatians 4:4-5
“But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.

The Father sent His Son to condemn sin in the flesh

Romans 8:3
“For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh…”

The Father sent His Son so that the righteous requirements of the law might be fulfilled in us

Romans 8:4
“…in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.”

The Father sent His Son so we might live through Him

1 John 4:9
In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.

The Father sent His Son and also testified of Him

John 5:37
And the Father who sent me has himself borne witness about me. His voice you have never heard, his form you have never seen…”
John 8:18
“I am the one who bears witness about myself, and the Father who sent me bears witness about me.”

The Father sent His Son to teach His doctrine

John 7:16
Jesus answered them, and said, “My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me.”

The Father sent His Son to judge in righteousness and truth

John 8:16
“Yet even if I do judge, my judgment is true, for it is not I alone who judge, but I and the Father who sent me.”

The Father sent His Son to work His works

John 9:4
We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work.”

The Father sent His Son to declare and bring peace

Ephesians 2:17
“And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near.”

The Father sent His Son to finish the assignment given to Him and return back to the father

John 16:5
“But now I am going to him who sent me, and none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?'”

The Father sent His Son to be the last Adam – a life-giving spirit

1 Corinthians 15:45
Thus it is written, “The first man Adam became a living being,” the last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

The Father sent His Son so that all in Christ shall be made alive

1 Corinthians 15:22
“For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.”

The Father sent His Son to reveal His glory

John 1:14
“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

As you reflect on these verses, I pray the Father’s love and goodness, and Christ’s grace and light shine through you to a hurting world in this time and age.

Blessings,

Godwin.


All content © Godwin Sequeira, 2019.

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