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c.Philippians 2:8-118And being found in humanform, he humbled himself by becoming obedient tothe point of death, even death on a cross.9Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowedon him the name that is above every name,10sothat at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, inheaven and on earth and under the earth,11andevery tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, tothe glory of God the Father.Eph 1:20-23; Col 1:19-20; 1 Cor 15:25-284.II. The Stages of Christ’s WorkA. The Humiliation1. IncarnationPhilippians 2:5-115Have this mind among yourselves,which is yours in Christ Jesus,6who, though he was in theform of God, did not count equality with God a thing to begrasped,7but made himself nothing, taking the form of a117© Rob Lister
servant, being born in the likeness of men.8And beingfound in human form, he humbled himself by becomingobedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.9Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed onhim the name that is above every name,10so that at thename of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and onearth and under the earth,11and every tongue confess thatJesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.2. DeathB. The Exaltation1. Resurrection2. Ascension and Session at the Father’s Right HandAscensionLuke 24:49-5149And behold, I am sending thepromise of my Father upon you. But stay in the cityuntil you are clothed with power from on high."50Then he led them out as far as Bethany, and liftingup his hands he blessed them.51While he blessedthem, he parted from them and was carried up intoheaven.Acts 1:9-119And when he had said these things, asthey were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloudtook him out of their sight.10And while they weregazing into heaven as he went, behold, two menstood by them in white robes,11and said, "Men ofGalilee, why do you stand looking into heaven?This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven,will come in the same way as you saw him go intoheaven."SessionActs 2:33-3633Being therefore exalted at the right118© Rob Lister
hand of God, and having received from the Fatherthe promise of the Holy Spirit, he has poured outthis that you yourselves are seeing and hearing.34For David did not ascend into the heavens, but hehimself says, "' The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at myright hand,35until I make your enemies yourfootstool.'36Let all the house of Israel thereforeknow for certain that God has made him both Lordand Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified."Hebrews 7:2525Consequently, he is able to save tothe uttermost those who draw near to God throughhim, since he always lives to make intercession forthem.3. Second ComingActs 1:10-11 (see above)III. Christ and Covenant Fulfillment“And we bring you the good news that what God promisesto the fathers, this he has fulfilled to us their children byraising Jesus, as also it is written in the second Psalm, ‘Youare my Son, today I have begotten you.’” [Acts 13:32,ESV]“For all the promises of God find their Yes in him.” [2Corinthians 1:20, ESV]A. Preliminary CommentsB.Christ and the Covenant of Creation119© Rob Lister

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