Who Is Jesus-Who Does Dan Brown Say Jesus Is?


Who Does Dan Brown Say Jesus Is?
Matthew 16:13-16
The first pages of Dan Brown's “The Da Vinci Code” acknowledge that the story is fiction, but that the facts within it (dates, documents, historical figures, etc.) are true.
The real issue for me is “Who is Jesus?”
Who do others say Jesus is?
John the Baptist—because of his
Elijah—because of his power
Jeremiah—because of his heart
According to Ray Pritchard, “The Da Vinci Code” has capitalized on three intersecting cultural truths:
Widespread skepticism
Enormous spiritual confusion
Deep spiritual hunger
Who do you say Jesus is?
Who does scripture say Jesus is?
What did the church fathers say?
Ignatius (A.D. 105) - “God himself was manifest in human form.”
Clement (A.D. 150) - “It is fitting that you should think of Jesus Christ as of God.”
Justin Martyr (A.D. 160) - “The father of the universe has a son and he...is even God.”
Irenaeus (A.D. 130) - “He is God, for the name Emmanuel indicates this.”
Origen (A.D. 185) - “No one should be offended that the Savior is also God.”
What does Dan Brown believe?
Do you know Jesus?
In C. J. Mahaney's book, “Living the Cross Centered Life”, this father shares his advice to his young son Chad: “This is what I hold out to my young son as the hope of his life: That Jesus God's perfect, righteous son, died in his place for his sins. Jesus took all the punishment; Jesus received all the wrath as he hung on t

Sermon ID 5210611426
Duration 29:22
Date May 21, 2006
Category Sunday Service
Bible Text Matthew 16:13-16
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