Jesus view of fulfilling the law

The Greek wordpleroo, translated fulfill in Matthew 5 17, means to make full, to fill, to fill up, . to fill to the full or to render full, i.e. to complete (Thayer's Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, 2002, Strong's number 4137). In other words, Jesus said He came to complete the law and make it perfect. How By showing the spiritual intent and application of God's law. His meaning is clear from the remainder of the chapter, where He showed the spiritual intent of specific...

Jesus Family Connections

When we read the Gospels carefully, we see a number of family connections that help us better understand certain events. We find one of the most Important connections In Luke 1 36, where the same angel who Informs Mary that she will bear a Son also tells her, Elizabeth your relative has also conceived a son in her old age This same Elizabeth would give birth to a son named John, who would be known to history as John the Baptist (verses 57-60, 80). The exact relationship between Mary and...

A physical body with physical limitations

When Jesus became flesh He was still God in terms of His identity, but He was nevertheless a human being in every sense of the word. Jesus had a physical body. His closest disciple attests that He was a physical person That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, concerning the Word of life the life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness 1 John 1 1 . John is establishing the humanity...

Jesus special relationship with

Jesus understood Himself to be unique in His close relationship with the Father in that He was the only One who could reveal the Father. All things have been delivered to Me by My Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father. Nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and the one to whom the Son wills to reveal Him ' He said Matthew 11 27 . Dr. William Lane Craig, an apologist writing in defense of Christian belief, says this verse tells us that Jesus claimed to be the Son of God in...