Vintage Church: Timeless Truths and Timely Methods

Copyright 2009 by Mark Driscoll and Gerry Breshears
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Footnotes:

1.For further study on this see chap. 3 of Mark Driscoll and Gerry Breshears, Vintage Jesus: Timeless Answers to Timely Questions (Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2008).
2. For further study on humility see C. J. Mahaney, Humility: True Greatness (Sisters, OR: Multnomah, 2005).
3. Matt. 26:63–65; Mark 14:61–64; John 8:58–59; 10:30–33.
4. John 1:14; Phil. 2:5–6; Col. 2:9; 1 John 4:2.
5. 1 Tim. 2:5.
6. Mark 2:1–7.
7. For a more thorough study of this and other issues regarding the Holy Spirit, a helpful resource is Graham A. Cole, He Who Gives Life: The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit (Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2007).
8. Bruce Milne, Know the Truth: A Handbook of Christian Belief (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1998), 185.
9. Matt. 24:4–5; Rom. 16:17–19; Gal. 1:7–9; 1 John 4:1–4.
10. For example, Matt. 4:1–10 and Heb. 4:14–16.
11. John 8:46; 2 Cor. 5:21; Heb. 4:14–16; 1 Pet. 1:19.
12. Abraham Kuyper, The Work of the Holy Spirit, trans.Henri de Vries (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1975), 97.
13. Luke 1–2.
14. Luke 1:41–43, 67, 76.
15.Luke 1:35–37.
16. Luke 2:25–27.
17. Luke 2:27–34.
18. John 1:14; Phil. 2:5–6; Col. 2:9; 1 John 4:2.
19. For example, Matt. 4:1–10 and Heb. 4:14–16.
20. Matt. 3:16.
21. Cole, He Who Gives Life, 158.
22. Luke 4:1–2.
23. Luke 4:14.
24. Luke 4:14–21.
25. Luke 10:21.
26. Luke 11:13.
27. Luke 12:12.
28. Gerald F. Hawthorne, The Presence and the Power: The Significance of the Spirit in the Life and Ministry of Jesus (Dallas, TX: Word, 1991), 234.
29. Luke 7:34.
30. John 8:46.
31. Matt. 27:3–4; Luke 23:22, 41, 47; Acts 3:14; 2 Cor. 5:21; James 5:6; 1 Pet. 1:19; 2:22; 3:18; 1 John 3:5.
32. Mark 1:21–27.
33. John 2:14–17.
34. Matt. 9:11.
35. Mark 7:1–23.
36. John 3:34; 4:34; 5:23, 24, 30, 36, 37, 38; 6:29, 38, 39, 44, 57; 7:16, 28, 29, 33; 8:16, 18, 26, 29, 42; 9:4; 10:36; 11:42; 12:44, 45, 49; 13:20; 14:24; 15:21; 16:5; 17:3, 8, 18, 21, 23, 25; 20:21.
37. John 17:18.
38. John 20:21.
39. Isa. 53:5.
40. Rom. 4:25.
41. Rom. 5:8.
42. 1 Cor. 15:3.
43. 1 Pet. 3:18.
44. Isa. 64:6; Rom. 3–5; Gal. 2:16; Eph. 2:4–6; Phil. 3:8–9; Titus 3:7.
45. Col. 2:13–15.
46. Titus 2:13–14.
47. 1 Pet. 1:18–19.
48. Gal. 2:16; 2 Cor. 5:21.
49. 1 John 4:10.
50. 1 John 1:7.
51. 1 Tim. 2:5–6.
52. 1 John 3:16; 1 Pet. 2:21.
53. Eph. 4:31–5:2.
54. John 1:18; Col. 1:15.
55. Rom. 1:4, 8:11; 1 Tim. 3:16; 1 Pet. 3:18.
56. Matt. 28:18–20.
57. Acts 1:1–9
58. Cole, He Who Gives Life, 193.
59. These three organizational points are adapted from Steve Walker, pastor of Redeemer’s Fellowship, Roseburg, OR. The same basic outline can be seen in Luke 24:46–47; Acts 10:39–43; 13:26–39; Rom. 4:22–25; and 1 Cor. 15:1–8.
60. Ezek. 36:26–27.
61. Millard J. Erickson, Christian Theology (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1985), 1036.
62. Acts 10:38.
63. John 14:12–27.
64. Acts 1:8.
65. Eph. 1:13–14; 5:18.
66. Gal. 5:16–18; Col. 3:5–8; James 4:1; 2 Pet. 2:4.
67. Heb. 5:8–9.
68. Heb. 12:1–3.
69. 1 Pet. 2:19–25.
70. 1 Cor. 10:16; 12:13.
71. Isa. 6:1–5 cf. John 12:41.
72. Matt. 28:18.
73. 1 Cor. 15:3–4.
74. Matt. 28:18–20.
75. Acts 9:4–5.
76. John 15:1–11.
77. R. L. Omanson, “The Church,” in Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, ed. Walter A. Elwell (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1984), 232.
78. Quoted in Douglas Wilson, Mother Kirk: Essays and Forays in Practical Ecclesiology (Moscow, ID: Canon Press, 2001), 34.