Jesus on what is necessary

15 Aug

1. Jesus being in the Father’s House

Luke 2:49, “Did you not know that it is necessary for me to be in my Father’s house.”

2. Jesus preaching the good news

Luke 4:43, “It is necessary I preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns as well, for I was sent for this purpose.”

3. Jesus suffering, dying and rising again

Luke 9:22, “It is necessary for the Son of Man to suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and scribes and be killed, and on the third day be raised.”

13:33, “It is necessary I go on my way today and tomorrow and the day following, for it cannot be that a prophet should perish away from Jerusalem.”

17:25, “It is necessary first for the Son of Man to suffer many things and be rejected by this generation.”

24:7, “It is necessary that the Son of Man be delivered into the hands of sinful men and be crucified and on the third day rise.”

24:26, “Was it not necessary that the Christ should suffer these things and enter His glory?”

4. Obedience and mercy

Luke 11:42, “Woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every herb and neglect justice and the love of God. It is necessary for you to have done these without neglecting the others.”

13:16, “You hypocrites! Does not each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from the manger and lead it away to water it? And is it not necessary that this woman, a daughter of Abraham who Satan bound for eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the Sabbath day?”

5. Rejoicing over the salvation of sinners

Luke 15:32, “It is necessary to celebrate and be glad, for this your brother was dead, and is alive, he was lost and is found.”

6. Praying without giving up

Luke 18:1, “And he told them a parable that it is necessary always to pray and not lose heart.”

7. Pursuing the salvation of sinners

Luke 19:5, “And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up and said to him, ‘Zacchaeus, hurry and come down, for it is necessary I stay at your house today.”

8. Suffering in this world

Luke 21:9, “And when you hear of wars and tumults, do not be terrified, for it is necessary these things first take place, but the end will not be at once.”

9. The Scriptures to be fulfilled in Jesus

Luke 22:36,37, “But now let the one who has a money bag take it, and likewise a knapsack. And let the one who has no sword sell his cloak and buy one. For I tell you that it is necessary that this Scripture be fulfilled in me: ‘And he was numbered with the transgressors.’ For what is written about me has its fulfillment.”

24:44, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that it is necessary for everything that is written about me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms to be fulfilled.”

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