Did Jesus Always Know That He Was The Messiah

Did Jesus Know

A few years ago one of my former students, who had been in college a few years at the time, asked me, “Did Jesus always know that He was the Messiah?” Apparently he, and some of his friends, had been arguing over this question (and he wasn’t even a Bible major!). Below you will find my response to this question.

Dear [Student’s Name],

This is actually a really tough question to answer because the Gospels do not give us insight into the mental awareness of Jesus, except when he himself reveals it to the crowd listening.

So, we need to begin Continue reading “Did Jesus Always Know That He Was The Messiah”

Do You Treasure God?

Brother Lawrence

Jesus said, “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Matthew 6:21).

Brother Lawerence helps us to put this challenge to the test in our lives. Where is our heart? It is with our treasure. How do we know what we treasure?

Q: Where is our heart?
A: It is with our treasure. How do we know what we treasure?

Q: How do we know what we treasure?
A: By evaluating what occupies most of our thoughts.

Brother Lawerence’s measurement for finding out where our love, heart, and our treasure are is to taking note of how we spend our thought life. It is easy for us to say that we treasure something or someone. The proof comes in our actual everyday actions.

Does your life show that you treasure God?

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