SPF 083: Christ's Preeminence & How It Changes Us

The preeminence of Christ sounds like a $10 word - at least to me - but the word simply means superior. Christ is preeminent over all things but today we are taking a closer look at 5 areas of Christ’s superiority and why it practically matters in our day to day living. From hurt feelings, to tempers, to purpose, to hope, Christ’s preeminence will wow us and guide us. 

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Life Hack

Bathroom rugs: ditch the fluffy bathroom rugs for flat woven rugs. It will not show foot traffic and keep you from having to do laundry more often.

Take a look at these bathmats from Wayfair (I literally just did a google search - we got ours at Target . . . seven years ago!)

 NOPE! Ditch the fluffy mats - they get matted down by foot traffic too quickly!

NOPE! Ditch the fluffy mats - they get matted down by foot traffic too quickly!

 BINGO! A flat woven mat is where it's at! Cotton washes and dries well too.

BINGO! A flat woven mat is where it's at! Cotton washes and dries well too.

The Preeminence of Christ & How it Changes Us

Preeminence: The fact of surpassing all others; superior (dictionary.com)

You can find the verses for these topics on the free worksheet under resources below.

No 1.

Christ is superior because He has always existed

No 2.

Christ is superior because He created all things and He created them for Himself

No 3.

Christ is superior because He is holy/sinless

No 4.

Christ is superior because He is head of the Church

No. 5 

Christ is superior because He had dominion over death

Right belief in Christ's preeminence changes our daily living.

1. Humbles us

2. Gives us great joy (and hope)

3. Gives us perspective (with our emotions and with who we fear - God or man)

Resources

Free Worksheet

Download a free worksheet on the preeminence of Christ. Read Scriptures and underline key words, and gather verses for your own study.

Get the worksheet here: Preeminence of Christ

Sermon Jam - John Piper

Ligoneir article on the Sinlessness of Christ

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