The Year Of The Lord : The Ministry Of Jesus Christ Essay

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The Year of the Lord: The Ministry of Jesus Christ
In the beginning God created man for fellowship. God loved man and his sole purpose was to have man rule and reign on earth. Earth was a type and shadow of heaven and God wanted man to operate on earth just like he operated in heaven. God created Adam and Eve and he loved them. He placed them in the guardian of Eden and Adams sole purpose was to reign and commune with God. Initially Adam was just like God. This was explained in Genesis 1:26 “and God said let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let him have dominion over all the earth.” The big question is who is our image referring too? This paper will summarize Jesus purpose and ministry. It will briefly explain his birth, his reason for coming to earth, and his continued work throughout the earth.
Jesus and the Holy Spirit was with God from the beginning. John 1:1,3 explains “ In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God and all things were made by him” (The Holy Bible).Jesus was with God at the creation of man and after the fall of man in Genesis chapter 3 God formed a plan in which Jesus would come to the earth and redeem mankind. This plan would take years to develop at least 4,000 years to birth Jesus into the earth. Over the 4,000 years one can assume God discussed the plan with Jesus and how the plan would redeem and save man from destruction. Also because man and fallen and no longer had the mind of God one can also…

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