Who Do You Say Jesus Is?

Who Do You Say Jesus Is?

Based on Mark 8:29, please address each question below with complete sentences and clear, specific explanations.

  1. Select one teaching of Jesus from the following choices: Matthew 5:21-24; Matthew 5:43-48; Matthew 6:19-24; Matthew 7:15-23; Luke 15:1-32; John 13:1-17 and 34-35; or John 15:1-11. Answer the following questions with in-text citations from a commentary in the topic study materials. The commentary used should be included on a reference page at the end of this document.
    1. What was Jesus’s point in the teaching?

Your answer in 75-100 words:

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  • How might someone from an atheist or pantheistic worldview see the concepts of this passage differently?

Your answer in 75-100 words:

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  • What does this teaching reveal about Jesus?

Your answer in 75-100 words:

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  • Select one of the following passages in which Jesus makes statements about his nature and purpose: Matthew 9:1-8; Matthew 9:9-13; Luke 7:18-23; John 5:16-18; John 10:25-38; John 14:5-11. Answer the following with in-text citations from a commentary in the topic study materials. The commentary used should be included on a reference page at the end of this document.
    • What is Jesus saying about his nature and the purpose of his ministry? What is the significance of this claim?

Your answer in 250-300 words:

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  • How would you personally answer Jesus’s question, “But who do you say that I am?” (Mark 8:29). Describe your own beliefs about Jesus.
  • Your answer in 250-300 words:

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