Summary: Thursday morning we got up to see the first snowfall of the season. Looking out over the colored foliage and the fresh pure white snow being reflected in our pond was absolutely beautiful...This is a beautiful picture of what happens to a life that is tu
“The Wonders of God ~ Salvation”
Part 3 of 5
Cross Creek Community Church
Pastor Dave Martin
November 3, 2002
Thursday morning we got up to see the first snowfall of the season. Looking out over the colored foliage and the fresh pure white snow being reflected in our pond was absolutely beautiful. With the sterling blue sky and the suns rays glistening off every tiny all different snowflake, it was a beautiful portrait painted by God Himself. This is a beautiful picture of what happens to a life that is turned over to Jesus Christ. As we are born anew, new creations in Christ!
Most people here today are born again and on your way to heaven. Even though in your life this may be true I want you to pay very close attention to the message this morning. I want you to listen and receive these words as if it were the very first time you ever heard them. You may be here this morning and not sure your sins are forgiven, you may have questions concerning God and who Jesus Christ is. I want everyone to pay careful attention, try not to be distracted in any way – this is a critical message for all of us here this morning as we continue our series on the “Wonders of God”.
1. The Pre-Existent One
Jesus Christ the Living Word, is the Eternal One. The Word (Jesus) was God! He was before creation – He did not become or was created – Jesus eternally existed before the beginning of creation.
Jesus is the self-existent one, the Son of God. Continuous existence, the forever existent I Am.
* Jesus the One who co-existed with the Father, in the very nature and character of God the Father.
* Yet remaining distinct and individual. Perfect in every aspect, as the Father is perfect.
Before the world came into existence, Jesus existed in the glorious presence of the Father.
Understand clearly, Jesus is the Pre-Existent One, God in the flesh – A glorious Wonder of God!
2. The Predicted Messiah
Isaiah 9:6 (quickview)  For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
* I have read that there are 456 O.T. prophecies concerning Jesus Christ! All fulfilled or yet to be fulfilled.
* Jesus is God wrapped up in human flesh. Jesus Christ fulfilling the offices of Prophet, Priest and King.
* Four descriptive names given in Is. 9:6: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace