When we see ourselves as we truly are, we see the need for a sovereign Savior. When we see that we are helpless without Him, we take great comfort in learning that Jesus did it all for us by the GRACE of God.
John prepared the way for the Lord, not by changing the hearts of men for that lies only in the power of God. John prepared the way by showing clearly what the Old Testament taught about the coming Messiah.
My Father’s children, you MUST be about your Father’s business!
The Father's favor showed forth to witnesses who saw Jesus do more and greater things every day.
“And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing. And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father’s business? And … Continue reading My Father’s Business
How could a poor boy from Nazareth know enough about the law to be able to ask questions deep enough for the council to take notice?
Luke does not mention the age of Jesus in order to set up some sort of rite of passage.