Lordís Day 18 Themes and Divisions

 

C. Bouwman

 

The most important place in the Christian life is in heaven

 

1.      In heaven is our Intercessor

2.      In heaven is our home

3.      In heaven is our focus

 

Christís ascension into heaven implies a broad worldview for us on earth

 

1.      The cause of Jesusí ascension

2.      The benefit of Jesusí ascension

 

D. Wynia

 

We believe the gospel of the ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ

 

1.      Because he is still with us

2.      Becuase he is still one of us

3.      Because he is still helping us

 

C. Stam

 

Our confession concerning the presence of the ascended Christ

 

1.      He is at the Fatherís side, in heaven

2.      He is in the Churchís midst, on earth

 

W. Huizinga

 

Your Lord ascended for your advantage

 

1.      The reality of your ascended Lord

2.      The riches from your ascended Lord

3.      The return of your ascended Lord

 

J. Van Spronsen

 

The Lamb of God is seated on his throne in heaven

 

1.      What that means for him

2.      What that means for us

 

W. Bredenhof

 

The Lord Jesus Christ ascended into heaven, yet also remains with us on earth

 

1.      The fact of his ascension

2.      The character of his ascension

3.      The purpose of his ascension

 

K. Dijk

 

The ascension is the transition from earth to heaven and proclaims:

 

1.      The end of Christís earthly work

2.      The beginning of Christís heavenly work

 

With Christ in heaven

 

1.      He for us

2.      We with him

 

B. Holwerda

 

Christ maintains in heaven:

 

1.      His mediatorial right

2.      His mediatorial power

3.      His mediatorial glory