Westminster Shorter Catechism 28 – Philippians 2:5-11 – As Jesus was humbled, so he was exalted. This is really good news for us.
Hebrews 1:5-14 – Angels are amazing beings, but they have nothing on Jesus. It’s against the backdrop of angels though that the glory of Christ is magnified. Jesus is worthy of our worship.
Hebrews 1:1-4 – Jesus is a divine word, an exact likeness, a completed purification and an exalted name.
Galatians 4 – Jesus, our prophet, priest and king fulfils his offices by way of his humiliation.
Romans 8:28. In all circumstances, God works for his glory and the believer’s greater good.
Psalm 24. Jesus is the sovereign king who rules over all things.
1 Peter 1:7. Peter gives two grounds for great joy when believers endure all kinds of trials.
Genesis 32. God sovereignly brings us through life’s challenges, using them to shape us into the likeness of Christ.
Revelation 5:13. All creation will acknowledge Christ as the enthroned, risen, and exalted Lamb.
Psalm 104. The psalmist calls us to fix our eyes on the God who formed all things.
Colossians 3.15. Christ’s peace in our hearts is a fruit of outward relationships, is a product of love, and goes together with thankfulness.
Psalm 15. David teaches God’s people about the stability that comes from living rightly before the Lord.
1 Timothy 6.15-16. Paul’s doxology gives a brilliant description of God’s glory and power, a description that provides powerful motivation for believers to live for his glory.
Psalm 8. David’s psalm of praise points believers to the choice and care of a loving creator-God.
John 18:33-37, Philippians 2; Ephesians 5. How does Christ fulfil the office of a king?
Hebrews 10:12; 2 Corinthians 15:18; Romans 8:34. How does Christ fulfil the office of a priest?
Ecclesiastes 11:7-12:14. What is the answer to life’s futility?
Hebrews 1:1-2; John 20:31. How does Christ fulfil the office of a prophet?
Ecclesiastes 11. In light of life’s futility, we faithfully labour under the sun whilst trusting God’s providence.