Why He CameHandbook 2: Article 9 - Consider Jesus

  1. To show us the Father
  2. To do the Father's will
  3. To reconcile the world to His Father
  4. To proclaim the Gospel of the Kingdom
  5. To overcome (conquer) the world -- deprive it of its power to harm
  6. To share in flesh and blood
  7. To seek and to save that which was lost
  8. To make atonement for sin
  9. To experience death for every person
  10. To become the source of eternal salvation to all who obey Him
  11. To bring many sons to glory
  12. To take hold of the descendants of Abraham, to give them a helping hand
  13. To render powerless the devil, who had the power of death, to destroy his works
  14. To purify a people for His own possession, a people zealous for good deeds
  15. To found His church
  16. To redeem His people from every lawless deed... to sanctify them entirely, so that their spirit, soul, and body may be preserved complete, without blame at His coming
  17. To judge... to be a separator... to bring a sword on earth... to make the sightless see and that those who see may become blind...
  18. To become a merciful and faithful high priest in things related to God

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