• Portraits of Jesus Article by Joel Beeke

    FROM TABLETALK | April 2008

    Matthew 8 presents several portraits of Christ in ministry. A comparison of Matthew’s accounts with those in other gospels makes it clear that Matthew’s portraits are not arranged in chronological order. Rather, they are given to us to teach us how Jesus is Savior, Master, and Lord of All. Let us walk through this portrait gallery, one room at a time. First Room (vv. 1–17): The Savior who bears our griefs and sorrows In the first portrait, Christ has given His great Sermon on the Mount with such authority that great multitudes of people are compelled to follow Him. From amid … View Resource

  • The Lordship of Christ Article by Greg Barolet

    FROM TABLETALK | September 2005

    Deus aut homo malus. Christ is either “God or a bad man.” It was C.S. Lewis who took it one step further stating that Jesus was either the Lord, a liar, or a lunatic. Why bother asking? Well, good men or sane men don’t go around claiming they are the truth (John14:6, “I am the way, the truth, and the life”), that they are God incarnate (John 1:14, “The Word was made flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, glory as of the only Son,” or “Whoever has seen me has seen the Father,” John 14:9), that … View Resource