John 2:24-25 reads: But Jesus for his part did not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people and needed no one to bear witness about man, for he himself knew what was in man. (ESV) To ...
When Jesus says “your sins are forgiven”, how is that consolidated with the sacrificial system established in the old testament?
Jesus says "your sins are forgiven" twice that I've found: The paralytic in Luke 5: 20When Jesus saw their faith, he said, “Friend, your sins are forgiven.” 21The Pharisees and the teachers ...
There are a few texts in the gospels which give some flavor of Jesus' relationship with his disciples (citing the NIV here): Matt 10:24 - The student [μαθητὴς] is not above the teacher ...
Matthew 2:3 states When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. It is understandable why Herod was troubled, considering that if the baby was the ...