I don't think he did jesus would never admit to who he was supposed to be but instead asked his followers to say who he was john is the writer who made the leap of describing jesus as the word who is god himself and i think he did that to explain the plural gods of genesis. The earliest surviving paintings claimed to be of jesus, from a church at the ruined city of dura-europos on the euphrates (dating from first half of the 3rd. I'm currently taking a philosophy of religion course, in which we're reading both richard dawkins' the god delusion, and eric reitan's is god a. Get an answer for 'the gospel of mark tell us jesus' family thought he was nuts (yeah, can you believe it) and wanted to have him put away what do you think ' and find homework help for other religion questions at enotes.
Why, you might ask, does jesus not say so plainly i think the answer is found in matthew 16:15-17: 15 he said to them jesus did not want peter and his disciples to believe he was the son of god just because he said so. Did jesus think he was god: evidence of jesus' divinity from the synoptic gospels and old testament other features of matthew, mark, and luke, such as the sea of miracles, jesus' sending of prophets, his exercise of super natural knowledge. Jesus: why did jesus himself think that he had to die early christian: jesus did die because he challenged the status quo, and therefore people in power ordered him killed but the reverend mistakenly believes that this historical explanation tells the whole story. Some claim that jesus is a myth, created for nefarious or altruistic purposes some truly believed that jesus lived and breathed but did he really is there any historical evidence historian and religious studies professor bart ehrman answers these questions in his new book, did. Found a sermon by dr charles stanley awhile ago, on what did jesus think of him selfi looked up all the bible passage he used , and found they tell us a lot the following is. The library of new testament studies just released an important new title by sigurd grindheim, god's equal: what can we know about jesus' self-understanding.
Written in support of the new book how jesus became god : the exaltation of a jewish preacher from galilee jesus was a lower-class preacher from galilee the followers of jesus came to think he had been raised because some of them. O'neill, j c who did jesus think he was biblical interpretation series 11 leiden: brill, 1995 pp 238 cloth $16000 isbn13 9789004104297. Question: what does it mean that jesus fulfilled the law, but did not abolish it answer: in matthew's record of what is commonly called the sermon on the mount, these words of jesus are recorded: do not think that i have come to abolish the law or the prophets i have not come to abolish.
Was jesus divine early christian (in fact, it may well be that some of those who prayed to jesus with marana tha did indeed think of him as god, while others did not early christianity showed considerable theological diversity. Did jesus really exist like most people (especially those raised christian, like i was), i had always assumed that jesus christ had really existed, even though he may not have been divine. Amazoncom: who did jesus think he was (biblical interpretation series, vol 11) (9789004104297): estate of j c o'neill: books. This lecture explores what jesus said about himself, as well as what he specifically preached grasp the nature and purpose of jesus's ethical teachings, and hi.
Post author: bill pratt continuing from part 1, there are additional lines of evidence showing that jesus's disciples thought he was god again, this.
What did jesus do reading and unreading the gospels by adam gopnik art by salvador dal , christ of st john of the cross he doesn't know who he is and then he begins to think he does and then he doubts and in pain and glory he dies and is known the story works but. The big question to emerge from my previous post is: if jesus' disciples (or at least some of them) believed he was the messiah before he died (as i tried to show they must have done) then what would have led them to think so i think there are two possibilities, one of which strikes me as. His behavior is so ill-befitting a caring son to a holy mother, don't you think how could jesus give his parents such worry how could he cause sorrow to his mother who supposedly gave birth to him in a miraculous way ch 3: his family and lack of holy awe, pp 13-17.
I think you are diminishing jesus to posit he could not fear or doubt when that is a part of being fully human and fully divine jesus would have faced the same temptations toward doubt and fear in sinful ways he did not give in to doubting and fearing sinfully. What are we to make of the man, nicodemus, who visited jesus in the middle of the night and whose conversation sparked john 3:16 what motive did he have in coming. Who did jesus say that he is - by james l morrisson but i believe that when we examine the things jesus did say about himself we can only conclude that jesus but i think what i have written should be sufficient to show that jesus knew who he was. Who did jesus really think he was did he actually claim to be god and does it matter if he did. Did jesus always know who he was the answer, as best as we can derive one, rests in the church's understanding of the incarnation we firmly believe that jesus christ- second person of the holy trinity, consubstantial with the father.