Posts Tagged ‘Lineage of Jesus’

Luke 20:41-44 Birth Order or Kingly Order

His Kingdom surpasses all others

We are continuing with Jesus in the temple during His final week in Jerusalem. He has dealt with all the questions and traps of the religious leaders. He has silenced them all. I’m certain they are seething with anger over His triumph. But for now they are busy licking their wounds. Now it is Jesus’ turn to question the crowd and impart truths He wants them to know.

Jesus’ first direct question to those following Him sets the people to thinking. We looked at this question in Matthew and Mark already. When we looked at it in Matthew we focused on Jesus’ timing of revealing “Whose Son is Jesus.” Jesus had a perfectly laid out plan and timing to reveal this truth. He set the schedule, not the religious leaders. Read more »