Jesus had to meet all the requirements of a holy god before he could be an acceptable sacrifice for our sin (john 8:29 hebrews 9:14) he had to fulfill over three hundred prophecies about the messiah that god, through the prophets, had foretold ( matthew 4:13-14 luke 22:37 isaiah 53 micah 5:2 . Jesus the son of god who is the real jesus: the jesus of the bible or the jesus of the qur'an jesus' god was jesus a failed eschatological prophet discounting historical jesus scholarship red letter gospels is worship of jesus idolatry. Jesus was not a nazirite he was a nazarene, a native of the town of nazareth (luke 18:37) jesus never took the nazirite vow jesus never took the nazirite vow christ's first miracle of turning water into wine at the wedding at cana almost certainly involved a fermented beverage. Jesus reconfigured divine commandments based on his own authority (matt 5:21, 27, 33, 38, 43), and in one instance he claimed authority to transcend the sabbath since the son of man was lord of the sabbath (mark 2:27-28.
This book questions the lives of jesus that say he did not think of himself as messiah it argues that jews held that the messiah would at first come to suffer and even to die the messiah could not say who he was he would act as messiah, waiting for god the father to announce him king. If they did not think jesus was divine, they would have never used these words to describe him second, the disciples considered jesus the messiah-god the new testament opens with a passage concluding that jesus is immanuel (god with us), which refers to the messianic prediction of isaiah 7:14. Reasonable faith has been releasing short, animated videos explaining apologetic arguments in an accessible, shareable way their newest video explores the question who did jesus think he was.
Did jesus think he was god i've come across people who say that jesus never claimed to be god, because he never explicitly said these specific words. Or did they think that jesus was merely a higher created being or a great prophet like moses to sort out truth from fiction, we need to go back to the words of the apostles who were there when jesus walked the earth, and wrote their testimonies of what they saw and heard. Ever since the christian movement began, followers of jesus christ have said he was god in human form but what about jesus himself who did he think he was with the rise of textual criticism and the modern study of history, historians have developed tools to unlock this question. I think it's completely implausible that matthew, mark and luke would not mention that jesus called himself god if that's what he was declaring about himself that would be a rather important point to make.
Evidence that jesus really did think that he was the king of the jews is the very fact that he was killed for it if pilate asked him whether he were in fact calling himself this, jesus could have simply denied it, and indicated that he meant no trouble and that he had no kingly expectations, hopes, or intentions. However, the bible does not describe the instrument of jesus' death, so no one can know its shape with absolute certainty still, the bible provides evidence that jesus died, not on a cross, but on an upright stake. Dale martin says it's unlikely that jesus taught his followers that he was divine since after his death, different disciples had quite different ideas about whether or not jesus was divine.
If jesus was divine, what did paul mean when he stated: by one [man] shall many be made righteous (romans 5:19), by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead (1 corinthians 15:21. Jesus (c 4 bc - c ad 30 / 33), also referred to as jesus of nazareth and jesus christ, was a first-century jewish preacher and religious leader he is the central figure of christianity. Jesus died on the cross for our sins so that we might be forgiven when we trust in what christ has done there when we, by faith, receive the sacrifice he offered, then we can have eternal life and escape the righteous judgment of god the father on the cross, jesus voluntarily bore our sins he. Ironically jesus himself is the one person for whose sins jesus did not have to die, since he was not a sinner, which is precisely why he was the only human person who could offer himself as atonement and ransom.
J warner wallace answers questions about christianity in his think like a detective series on rightnow media, the netflix of christian bible studies in this video, j warner discusses the language jesus used when describing himself. What did jesus do reading and unreading the gospels 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. Did a man called jesus of nazareth walk the earth discussions over whether the figure known as the historical jesus actually existed primarily reflect disagreements among atheists.
Jesus walked on water, jesus save peter, but the emphasis in the above passage is that the disciples worshiped him they would not have broken the ten commandments and worshiped him if they did not think him as god. Did jesus claim to be god explore the evidence to see who jesus really was. He did not want to go about in judea because the jewish leaders there were looking for a way to kill him 2 but when the jewish festival of tabernacles was near, 3 jesus' brothers said to him.