He is the only man who was ever born of a virgin(Matt. 1:18; Luke 1:35). IEUE put a perfect seed in the womb of MaRIM (Mary) so that IEUESHUO would be born without the sin nature that every other human being inherited from the First Adam. Therefore, IEUESHUO is the only-begotten Son of ALEIM (John 3:16) and the Son of Man (John 5:27).
He is the only man who is called “the last Adam” (1 Cor. 15:45). As the only-begotten Son of ALEIM, IEUESHUO was the genetic equivalent to the first “Son of ALEIM,” Adam (Luke 3:38). As the only man born without inherent sin, IEUESHUO was thus the only man equipped to be the Savior and Redeemer of mankind. Romans 5:12-21 is the classic comparison of these two Adams and the respective impact each had on mankind.
He is the only man who had perfect belief in IEUE, and who, by his free will choices to trust IEUE, lived a sinless life, always doing the will of his Father (John 8:29). IEUESHUO was not a robot, programmed to obey IEUE. If so, he could not have been genuinely tempted to sin, just like all men he came to save (Heb. 4:15). The absence of a sin nature was not the reason why IEUESHUO did not sin. We know that because the First Adam also had no sin nature, and he sinned royally.
He is the only man who died as the perfect sacrifice for our sins (Heb. 10:12-14; 1 John 4:10). By his virgin birth and his lifelong obedience to IEUE, all the way to his dying breath on the Stake, he became the perfect sacrifice for the sin and sins of mankind (Heb. 2:17). Thus, he was the complete propitiation for fallen men to be redeemed.
He is the only man ALEIM ever raised from the dead unto everlasting life in order to confirm that he was who he had said he was—the Son of ALEIM (Acts 17:31; Rom. 1:4). The resurrection of IEUESHUO E MaSHICH was ALEIM keeping His promise to His Son, and also His affirmation to all men that IEUESHUO is “the way, the truth, and the life” (John 14:6).
He is the only man whom IEUE highly exalted as “Master (Lord)” and “Head of the Assembly,” and to whom IEUE has given all authority in heaven and on earth (Dan. 7:13-14; Phil. 2:9; Acts 2:36; Eph. 1:22; Matt. 28:18). As Pharaoh exalted IEUXAP (Joseph) to his right hand and gave him all authority in Egypt (Gen. 41:37-46), so ALEIM has given IEUESHUO functional equality with Himself. IEUESHUO E MaSHICH is now ALEIM's “right hand man” (Eph. 1:20), carrying out the work that will eventually restore this fallen world.
He is the only man who is now the Mediator between ALEIM and mankind (1 Tim. 2:5). It is IEUESHUO E MaSHICH to whom IEUE has given the power to “save to the uttermost” all who call upon his name, because he ever lives to make intercession for us (Heb. 7:25).
He is the only man who will gather together all believers to meet him “in the air” (1 Thess. 4:17) and give each one a new body like his own (Phil. 3:21). As the promised “seed” of the woman (Gen. 3:15), IEUESHUO MaSHICH will produce fruit after his kind, a race of people living forever.
He is the only man who will one day return to the earth, destroy all evil men (and eventually destroy SHaTHaN and his evil spirit cohorts), and rule the earth as King for 1000 years (Rev. 19:11-20:7). At his first coming to the earth to Israel, IEUESHUO was the sacrificial Lamb of ALEIM, but he will come again as the Lion of IUEDE (Judah) to save his people, Israel, and destroy all IEUE’s enemies.
He is the only man who will raise from the dead every human being who has ever lived (John 5:21, 25). As IEUE has given IEUESHUO “life in himself,” so he will raise up all people.
He is the only man who will judge all men and women of all time (John 5:22, 27). IEUESHUO will righteously judge all people, granting everlasting life to those who deserve it, and annihilating all the wicked (Acts 17:31; John 5:28, 29).
He is the only man who will restore on a new earth the Paradise that the First Adam lost (1 Cor. 15:24-28). As “the Last Adam,” IEUESHUO was IEUE’s Contingency Plan to salvage His original plan that Adam’s disobedience thwarted, that is, a perfect race of people living forever on a perfect earth. Amen
He is the only man who is our Savior, our Redeemer, our Mediator, our Master, our constant Companion, our Best Friend, our Big Brother, the Light of our lives, our Peace, our Joy, and our Mentor in the art of belief.
He is the Lover of our souls, and that is why we love him and confess him as Master (Rom. 10:9).
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