Christ and Chinese Culture
22 Feb 2015 Chinese New Year Svc – Kong hee
11 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep. 27 My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. Jn 10:11, 27
10 The thief comes only in order to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance [to the full, till it overflows]. Jn 10:10 AMP
All we like sheep have gone astray;
We have turned, every one, to his own way;
And the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.
To be protected from the Tiger, we need the substitute to take our blame and suffering.
Lamb of God has come to take the sin for the world.
21 For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. 2 Cor 5:21
Righteousness (Yi 義) is made up of 羊 and 我 …
34 But one of the soldiers pierced His side with a spear, and immediately blood and water came out. Jn 19:34
Jesus Christ being crucified was already prophesied long ago in Chinese history
Simplified 义 too.. A drop of blood on a cross..
Xiang.. Holy lamb. Shen yang
Chinese and Jewish history run on parallel history
Both started at same time
Noah 3 sons.
Shem migrated to East, North-West of China.
Shem and his descendants spread the knowledge of God everywhere they went.
He became the first ancestor of the Qiang tribe.
And Qiang comes from the word Yang
Abba Chee.. Heavenly Father.
First new year celebration
Nian was a beast.. Refer to past CNY Sermon!
23 For the Lord will pass through to strike the Egyptians; and when He sees the blood on the lintel and on the two doorposts, the Lord will pass over the door and not allow the destroyer to come into your houses to strike you. Exo 12:23
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