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39  Phrases  related  to   Christ  came  to  . . .
 
The phrase  'Christ came to'  appears 837 times in the writings of EGW
The phrase  'Jesus came to' appears 237 times in the writings of EGW
The phrase  'He came to'  appears 1,339  times in the writings of EGW
The phrase where Christ said,  'I came to'  appears 13 times in the writings of EGW
+     Christ came to bring  ( 20 )    >   Christ came to bring salvation
+      Christ came to communicate  (   )   >
+     Christ came to Correct   (  )
+     Christ came to give  ( 24 )    >   Christ came to give to the world  ( 4 )
                                                            >    He came to give  ( 33 )
+     Christ came to heal the sick   ( 7 ) 
+    Christ came to magnify the law  ( 9 )  
+    Christ came to restore   ( 11 )     see  Jesus came to restore ( 6 )
+     Christ came to sow   (  )
+     He came to . . .  (  )     ►    He came to save  (  )            
                                                ►    He came to reveal  ( 27 )
                                                ►    He came to show   ( 37 )
                                                ►    He came to give to men new hearts  ( 3 )

                                   ►    Before He came to this earth  ( 5 )

Notes:  not all 1,339 refer to Christ        Coming soon "He came that . . ."
+    Christ said,  I came to . . .  ( 13 )   >   I came to testify of the Father  ( 3 )
Related Phrase:   Mission of Christ  - -  Christ's mission  - -  Christ would have come
 
Christ  came  to  this  world  
 
+     Christ came to this world   ( 103 )   >  Christ came to this world to . . .
                                       ►   Christ came to the world  (  93 )
                                              >  Christ came to the world to . . .
                                       ►   Christ came to our world
+      Christ came to Earth  ( 23 )   >   Christ came to this earth
                                                             >    He came to this earth  ( 61 )
Related:   Christ came into the world ( 51 )  >  Christ came into this world  ( 5 )  
                                                                              >   Christ came into our world   ( 8 )
 
Christ came to reveal
 
+   Christ came to reveal  ( 30 )   >   Christ came to reveal the Father
+    Christ came to show  ( 1 )    >   He came to show  ( 37 )
                                                            >    He came to show us
+    Christ came to teach  ( 17 )   >    Christ came to teach us  (  )
 I came to the world to reveal Myself to you, that you might believe. I go to My Father and yours to co-operate with Him in your behalf.  { AA 21.2} 
 
Christ came to seek and to save
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+     Christ came to save  ( 31 )   >   Christ came to save sinners
+     Christ came to seek  (  )  
 
Jesus  came  to  . . .  ( 237 )
 
+     Jesus came to . . .   ( 237 )   ►   Jesus came to the world  ( 18 )
                                                         ►   Jesus came to this world  ( 9 )
                                                         ►   Jesus came to our world  ( 54 )
                                                                >  Jesus came to our world to save (  )
                                                         ►   Jesus came to dwell  ( 5 )   >   Jesus came to live  (  )
                                                                Jesus came to restore  ( 6 )
Satan was exulting that he had succeeded in debasing the image of God in humanity. Then Jesus came to restore in man the image of his Maker. None but Christ can fashion anew the character that has been ruined by sin. He came to expel the demons that had controlled the will. He came to lift us up from the dust, to reshape the marred character after the pattern of His divine character, and to make it beautiful with His own glory.  Desire of Ages, page 37.3   Read entire chapter 3
The reason why many walk apart from God is that they do not choose to do his words and keep his way. They do not follow the example and teachings of Christ. They misrepresent his character.Professing to be Christians, they lie against the truth. Jesus came from heaven to earth that he might, through association with humanity, by precept and example, reveal to men the character they must possess if they would be admitted to the family of heaven. He brought light and life, richness and fullness of good, that men might be partakers of his divine nature. He is the living vine, and every branch "in him" partakes of the life and fatness of the vine. The dry, leafless twig is grafted into the vine stock, and, fiber by fiber, vein by vein, becomes united to it. The adopted branch becomes one with the vine; it is nourished by the parent stock, and buds and blossoms and bears fruit.  {ST, August 3, 1891 par. 5}
 
The  Son  of  God  came  to  . . .
 
The claim that Christ by His death abolished His Father's law is without foundation. Had it been possible for the law to be changed or set aside, then Christ need not have died to save man from the penalty of sin. The death of Christ, so far from abolishing the law, proves that it is immutable. The Son of God came to "magnify the law, and make it honorable." Isaiah 42:21. He said: "Think not that I am come to destroy the law;" "till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law." Matthew 5: 17, 18. And concerning Himself He declares: "I delight to do Thy will, O my God: yea, Thy law is within My heart." Psalm 40:8.   Great Controversy, page 466.3  Read entire chapter 27
 

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Christ came to give to men the wealth of eternity, and this wealth, through connection with Him, we are to receive and impart. Not to ministers only, but to every believer, Christ says, The world is enshrouded in darkness. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. Everyone who truly loves God will be a light in the world.  {CS 346.2}
 
 
Christ came to restore this knowledge. He came to set aside the false teaching by which those who claimed to know God had misrepresented Him. He came to manifest the nature of His law, to reveal in His own character the beauty of holiness. { Ed 76.2} 
 
It is by overcoming the world, the flesh, and the devil that any student comes into possession of that knowledge that gives him access to the tree of life. We must all learn that we must overcome as Christ overcame in our behalf. All pride is sin, and must be expelled from the soul. Christ came to cut us loose from the originator of sin. He came to give us a mastery over the power of the destroyer, and to save us from the sting of the serpent. Through his imparted righteousness he would place all human beings where they will be on vantage ground. He came to this earth and lived the law of God that man might stand in his God-given manhood, having complete mastery over his natural inclination to self-indulgence and to the selfish ideas and principles which tarnish the soul. The Physician of soul and body, he will give wisdom and complete victory over warring lusts. He will provide every facility, that man may perfect a completeness of character in every respect.-- Ms 161, 1898, p. 1. (Untitled, typed December 10, 1898.) Released April 28, 1976.  {7MR 320.1}
 
Christ came to communicate the life of God to humanity. He declared, “I live by the Father,” my life and his being one. “For as the Father hath life in himself.” “Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day. For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed. He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me, and I in him. As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father; so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me.” { ST July 15, 1897, par. 2 }
 
God says, “A new heart will I give you.” Every learner may be renewed in knowledge and true holiness. The ransom of an enslaved race was Christ’s purpose in coming to this earth. What a pity it is that human beings cannot discern their own weakness. What a pity that they enslave their souls by lifting themselves up unto vanity. Christ alone can make us free. And when He makes us free, we are free indeed. His power breaks the yoke of bondage that binds man to the great deceiver, the originator of sin. But how many there are who are unwilling to allow Christ to break their shackles. How many there are who choose to cling to the thraldom of sin. The gospel of Christ is truly believed only when it is practiced. Faith is justified by works. Self must be hid; Christ must appear as the chiefest among ten thousand, the One altogether lovely. When an unreserved surrender of the powers of body, mind, and soul is made to the Saviour, self no longer strives for the mastery. What man needs today is the crucifixion of self and the revelation in his life of Christ, the hope of glory. Then will be fulfilled the word, “Ye are the light of the world.” Then will be answered the prayer, “That they all may be one; as Thou, Father, art in Me, and I in Thee, that they also may be one in Us” John 17:21 ). In thought, word, and action, Christ’s followers will be an exemplification of godliness. An atmosphere of peace will surround them. { 12MR 146.1 } 
 
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