the world was,? and with <501706>Philippians 2:6, where this glory is described as being ?the form of God? and ?equality with God.?
Even in his humiliation, Christ was the Essential Truth, and ignorance in him never involved error or false teaching. Ignorance on his part might make his teaching at times incomplete ? it never in the smallest particular made his teaching false. Yet here we must distinguish between what he intended to teach and what was merely incidental to his teaching. When he said: Moses ?wrote of me?( <430546>John 5:46) and ?David in the Spirit called him Lord.? ( <402243>Matthew 22:43), if his purpose was to teach the authorship of the Pentateuch and of the 110th Psalm, we should regard his words as absolutely authoritative. But it is possible that he intended only to locate the passages referred to, and if so, his words cannot be used to exclude critical conclusions as to their authorship. Adamson, The Mind in Christ, 136 ? ?If he spoke of Moses or David, it was only to identify the passage. The authority of the earlier dispensation did not rest upon its record being due to Moses, nor did the inappropriateness of the Psalm lie in its being uttered by David.
There is no evidence that the question of authorship ever came before him.? Adamson rather more precariously suggests that ?there may have been a lapse of memory in Jesus? mention of ?Zechariah, son of Barachias? ( <402335>Matthew 23:35) since this was a matter of no spiritual import.?
For assertions of Jesus? knowledge, see <430224>John 2:24, 25 ? ?he knew all men? he needed not that any one should bear witness concerning man; for he himself knew what was in man?; 6:64 ? ?Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who it was that should betray him?; 12:33 ? ?this he said, signifying by what manner of death he should die?; 21:19 ? ?Now this he spake, signifying by what manner of death he [Peter] should glorify God?; 13:1 ? ?knowing that his hour was come that he should depart?: <402531>Matthew 25:31 ? ?when the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the angels with him, then shall he sit on the throne of his glory? = he knew that he was to act as final judge of the human race. Other instances are mentioned by Adamson, The Mind in Christ, 24-49:1. Jesus? knowledge of Peter ( <430142>John 1:42);
3. His recognition of Nathanael (1:47-50);
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