Equal with God and Worthy of Worship

Jesus—the Son of God—is equal to God the Father and is worthy of our worship as God. In part 1 of The King’s Second Year of Earthly Ministry, Pastor Dan Cox reads from John 5:1-47.

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Study Notes

The Glory and the Mystery of the Trinity

The Glory and the Mystery of the Incarnation of the Son of God


  • The Eternal Son of God
  • The Preincarnate Servant
  • Incarnation and Childhood
  • Baptism and Temptation
  • Early Ministry
  • First Year of Ministry

Context for Our Text

Understanding the Text

Healing a Lame Man on the Sabbath

Sabbath Controversy… Stay Tuned

Jesus, the Son of God

    • is equal to God the Father

Jesus is equal to God in His…

        • essence
        • works
        • power
        • judgment
        • honor
    • does the work the Father does
    • raises the dead and gives eternal life to whom He wills
    • will judge all people
    • will be honored just as the Father is honored
    • has ample witnesses

Ample Witnesses

        • John the Baptist
        • Jesus’ miracles
        • God the Father
        • Scripture

Applying the Text

  • He is worthy!