Christ

“This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; Hear ye Him.”

Matt 17:5

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Subsections

Christ in the Old Testament

Human and Divine Natures of Christ

Offices of Christ: Prophet, Priest & King

The Life & Times of Christ  26+
.       Incarnation  1

.       Temptation of  7+                   
.       Beatitudes  3+
.       Sermon on Mount  13+
.       Lord’s Prayer  63+
.       Miracles  6+
.       Parables  8+
.       Transfiguration  1
.       Passion to Ascension  18
.               The Descent into ‘Sheol’

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Order of Contents

Articles
Book
Whether & in What Way Christ was Under the Law?
Could Christ have Gotten Sick or become Infirm in Age?
Bibliography

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Articles

1800’s

Binnie, William – Christ in the Psalms, p. 155, 62 pages, being three chapters from his The Psalms: their History, Teachings, and Use

Cunningham, William – The Person of Christ in the Early Church, including the Eutychian and Nestorian Controversies, p. 307, 12 pages, from his Historical Theolgoy, vol. 1

Girardeau, John – The Person of Christ, from his Discussions of Theological Questions,  Buy  see the Buy link for the table of contents.

Hodge, Charles

Christianity Without Christ, from the Princeton Review, Apr., 1876, vol. 5, issue 18, p. 352-362

God in Christ, chapter 13 from his Essays and Reviews, p. 433, 1857, 39 pages

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1900’s

Berkhof, Louis

The Doctrine of Christ in History  1950, 14 paragraphs, from his Systematic Theology

The Uni-Personality of Christ  1950  27 paragraphs, from his Systematic Theology

The State of Humiliation, 1950, 24 paragraphs, from his Systematic Theology

The State of Exaltation, 1950, 27 paragraphs, from his Systematic Theology

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2000’s

Fentiman, Travis – Jesus the Friend of Sinners  2014, 10 paragraphs

Is Jesus friendly to the unconverted?  The Bible says Yes.

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Book

Kennedy, John – The Saviour  Buy  no date, 130 pp.

Here is a review by Rev. Sherman Isbell that will wet your desire for the book

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Whether & in What Way Christ was Under the Law?  (Mt. 17:24-27; 21:38; Gal. 4:4-5; Heb. 1:2)

Campos, Junior, Heber Carlos – Part III, Ch. 7.3, ‘The Person of Christ in Relationship to the Law’, pp. 275-85  in Johannes Piscator (1546-1625) and the Consequent Development of the Doctrine of the Imputation of Christ’s Active Obedience  PhD diss.  (Calvin Theological Seminary, 2009)

As to a final synthesized answer on the question, we recommend the answer and distinctions that Turretin makes on pp. 283-4, from his Institutes, vol. 2, 14th Topic, Question 13, on Active Obedience, sections 15-16, pp. 449-50.

See also our webpages:

The Covenant of Redemption (which obliged Christ to fulfill the law for his elect by way of covenant).

Whether Christ Merited Glory for Himself

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Could Christ have Gotten Sick or become Infirm in Age?

Advocating for No

Article

Murray, David – ‘Was Jesus ever Ill?’  (2017)  15 paragraphs

Murray makes distinctions, gives Biblical support for his position, and quotes Smeaton, Spurgeon and Goodwin to a like effect. 

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Quote

John Owen

Works, vol. 3, Pneumatologia, or a Discourse Concerning the Holy Spirit, bk. 2, ch. 3, p. 167

“Although he took on him those infirmities which belong unto our human nature as such, and are inseparable from it until it be glorified, yet he took none of our particular infirmities which cleave unto our persons, occasioned either by the vice of our constitutions or irregularity in the use of our bodies.

Those natural passions of our minds which are capable of being the moans of affliction and trouble, as grief, sorrow, and the like, he took upon him; as also those infirmities of nature which are troublesome to the body, as hunger, thirst, weariness, and pain,—yea, the purity of his holy constitution made him more highly sensible of these things than any of the children of men;—but as to our bodily diseases and distempers, which personally adhere unto us, upon the disorder and vice of our constitutions, he was absolutely free from them.”

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Bibliography

Ayres, Samuel Gardiner – Jesus Christ our Lord: an English Bibliography of Christology, comprising over 5,000 Titles Annotated & Classified  (NY, 1906)  ToC

Ayres (1865-1942) was a librarian at Drew Theological Seminary and was in the American methodist tradition.  See other works of his here.

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