4. Who Is Jesus Christ?

4. Who Is Jesus Christ?

1 JESUS IS THE MESSIAH

“You are the Christ.”​—Matthew 16:16

How do we know that Jesus is the Messiah?

  • Matthew 3:16, 17; John 1:32-34

    Jehovah identified Jesus as his Son.

  • Micah 5:2; Matthew 2:1, 3-9

    Jesus fulfilled all the prophecies about the Messiah.

2 JESUS WAS AN ANGEL BEFORE HE CAME TO THE EARTH

“I have come down from heaven.”​—John 6:38

What did Jesus do in heaven?

  • Colossians 1:15, 16

    Jehovah created Jesus first, and then he used Jesus to make all other things. Jesus learned from his Father for billions of years.

  • Luke 1:30-35

    Jehovah sent Jesus to the earth.

3 JESUS LOVES PEOPLE

“Let the young children come to me.”​—Mark 10:14

What qualities of Jesus do you like?

  • Mark 10:13-16

    Jesus was kind, and people enjoyed talking to him.

  • John 4:9, 27

    Jesus treated women with respect and dignity.

  • John 13:2-5, 12-17

    Jesus was humble.

  • Matthew 9:35, 36; Mark 1:40-42

    Jesus wanted to help others.

4 JESUS ALWAYS DOES GOD’S WILL

“I have . . . finished the work you have given me to do.”​—John 17:4

How does Jesus’ example help us to be faithful?

  • Matthew 4:1-11

    Jesus was faithful when tempted by the Devil.

  • Mark 3:21

    Jesus did God’s will even when his relatives mocked him.

  • 1 Peter 2:21-23

    Jesus never harmed his enemies.

  • Philippians 2:8

    Jesus stayed faithful to God, even to death.

  • Hebrews 10:12, 13; 1 Peter 3:18

    Jehovah resurrected Jesus to heaven.