Jesus Christ, The Son Of God
In today’s verses, John wants us to know that “Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God” (v. 31). But why is it so important that we believe He is God’s Son?
The most obvious reason is because our salvation, and therefore our eternal destiny, depends upon our faith in this truth. But after salvation, Christ’s divine identity should continue to affect us.
For one thing, knowing the Son leads to a deeper understanding of the Father. Since Jesus is both God and man, He is uniquely qualified to provide us with such insight. As we study His life, the aspects of God’s character and ways that are difficult for our human minds to grasp come to life through Christ’s teaching and example.
He also shows us who we can become. The Lord is committed to transforming each of His followers into…
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