In this sermon, Rev. C. H. Spurgeon explores the idea that Jesus Christ was chosen out of the people. He emphasizes that Jesus, though born into humble circumstances, was exalted by God and is the people’s Christ. This study guide will delve deeper into the message of the sermon and encourage reflection on Christ’s goodness and application to our own lives.

Discussion Questions

  1. What does it mean for Jesus to be chosen out of the people? How does this impact our understanding of his role as our Savior?
  2. How does Jesus’ extraction and upbringing as one of the people make him more relatable and able to sympathize with our struggles?
  3. Why is it significant that Jesus’ doctrine is accessible and understandable to all, regardless of education or social status?
  4. How does Jesus’ exaltation, particularly through his resurrection and ascension, bring hope and assurance to believers?
  5. What does it mean for Jesus to be our brother and husband? How does this relationship impact our daily lives and our understanding of our worth and identity?
  6. How does the concept of election, as seen in Jesus being chosen by God, provide comfort and assurance to believers?
  7. How does the exaltation of Jesus, both in his current position at the right hand of God and his future role as judge, impact our understanding of his authority and power?


Dear Heavenly Father, we thank you for choosing Jesus out of the people to be our Savior. We are grateful that he understands our struggles and can sympathize with our weaknesses. Help us to remember that Jesus is our brother and husband, and that we are deeply loved and valued by him. We thank you for the assurance of our salvation through Jesus’ exaltation and his role as our advocate and judge. May we continually seek to know him more deeply and to live in a way that honors and glorifies him. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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