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Posts Tagged ‘Why did the Jews miss their Messiah?

Know God in a Year #6 Emotional Filters are Strong


Emotional filters keep us from hearing and seeing what’s right in front of us. That’s how the Jewish religion could be all about the Messiah and yet miss him. Their religion was tweaked by the pain of being conquered and controlled by the Romans. It made them long for physical and political rescue. Some records […]

#36 Not what they Wanted


While Jesus was gone, John was drawn back to the prophecies in Isaiah. His own words “Lamb of God” had surprised him, and had put new meaning on Messiah’s work, and though he still didn’t understand that the Christ’s suffering ministry preceded a later, conquering one, he knew there was more than he realized. The […]