Confirmation Day 3:
Jesus, the Son of God
Day 3, Lesson 1: Jesus, the Word Made Flesh
Jesus was born God and man; The fulfilment of God’s Promise
Write down a scripture verse to support that Jesus was both God and man. (Example, Matthew 1:18-25)
Confirmation Exercise Questions
The Son obeyed His Father’s will, / Was born of virgin mother, / And God’s good pleasure to fulfill, / He came to be my brother. / No garb of pomp or pow’r He wore, / A servant’s form, like mine, He bore / To lead the devil captive. (SHZ 272 v. 6)
And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. (John 1:14)
Additional Reference Material
Matt. 1:18-25, 3:13-17, 4:1-11, 16:13-16, 28:18; Luke 2:41-50; 3:21,22; 4:1-13; John 1:14, 3:16; Acts 13:28-39; Eph. 1:19-23; Phil. 2:5-11; Heb. 4:15-16; 1 Tim. 3:16
Lessons 2.4, 2.5
ADDITIONAL LESSON POINTS
Some of the major prophecies concerning Jesus that are in the Old Testament.
The main phases and work of Jesus’ life
God's salvation work climaxes in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus.
Jesus’ origin was unique: He was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary.
Jesus, as true man, like us experienced pain, hunger, sorrow, joy, fear and so on, but was nonetheless without sin.
Jesus spoke of himself as the Messiah and God's Son.
Jesus, as true God, had a unique relationship with the Father and that the Father has given Him all power in heaven and on earth.
Explanation to the 2nd Article of the Creed, Luther’s Small Catechism