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The Son OF Man

(John 3:3) “And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.” The term “Son of man” was not first introduced to us by Jesus Christ, but rather by Daniel in (Daniel 7:13) “I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.” Speaking of a future time when Jesus Christ returns to this earth a second time, to set up his kingdom after the tribulation period. So, when we speak and preach of Jesus, we speak of the “Son of God” who became “a man.” In (Jn 3:14) 1) “The Son of man was lifted up.” Speaking of his crucifixion and death for the sins of men. (v. 14) says, “as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness...” so must Jesus have been lifted up “that whosoever believeth in him should not perish (15).” 2) “The Son of man came to Save.(v.18) “He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already,...” If someone chooses to not believe and trust in Jesus for his/her salvation, the Bible clearly says that they are already condemned even before they die. (Acts 4:12) says, “Neither is there salvation in any other, for their is none other name under heaven, given amongst men, whereby ye must be saved.” Men go to hell every second for nothing more than trusting in or believing in something other than Jesus. So how important was the coming of the “Son of man?” God became man for one reason, your soul!

 

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