More Than A Prophet

The Brew Is A Musing

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”  (Matthew 16:13–16, NIV 1984).

My Musings –  It really is the only plausible conclusion one can draw about this “son” of a carpenter (many said illegitimate son), from a small rural village (“can anything good come from Nazareth?”).  No formal education.  Never wrote a book.  Never raised an army or led a revolution, at least in the sense we think of a revolution. His teachings were rejected by most of the religious authorities.  So much so that they violated almost every judicial…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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