Tag Archive: Messiah

Mar 05

Jesus is the Jewish Messiah and the Savior of the world.

Jesus is the Jewish Messiah In his Gospel, Matthew argued that Jesus was the expected Jewish Messiah: He was a son of Abraham (1:1) He was the Son of David and the Messianic King (1:1; 9:27; 12:23; 15:22; 20:30-31; 21:9; 22:41-45) Matthew also used the Jewish Scriptures to present the case that Jesus’ life and …

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Mar 01

Jesus Was the Perfect Messiah for Imperfect People

Matthew called Jesus the Son of Abraham and the Son of David (Matthew 1:1). God promised Abraham that all of the world would be blessed through him and his descendants (Genesis 12:3). The promised Messiah would descend from him. God promised David that his throne would last forever (2 Samuel 7:16). The promised Messianic king would …

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Jan 17

What is really inside people? … Jesus knew.

The beginning of John’s Gospel moves quickly. Chapter one contains a theological prologue and introduces John the Baptist and Jesus. The second chapter contains two powerful accounts- Jesus changed water to wine and threw religious hucksters out of the temple. Then the chapter ends strangely. People saw the signs Jesus did in Jerusalem and believed in him …

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Jan 14

Who sinned that this man was born blind?

Who sinned that this man was born blind? Jesus and his disciples walked past a blind man.  The disciples asked if he was blind because his parents were punished for their sins. Maybe, he sinned before he was born and received the consequences of his own evil. (John 9) Jesus responded that this man’s blindness …

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Jan 11

Announcing the Birth of Messiah.

God does things differently than we do. He announced the birth of Messiah to two groups. God tells the shepherds First, He hid the unveiling of the Savior of the world in obscurity. Then He invited both the lowly and the important to see His miracle. God sent angels from heaven that very night to the …

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