[1916], 208). Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing … He was the Messiah, they reasoned, and must reign as their king” (Mortal Messiah, 2:367–68). “Each of these three testaments is a part of the great, indivisible whole of the Lord’s revealed word to His children. President M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explained how the scriptures are a source of testimony concerning Jesus Christ: “Jesus taught that we should ‘search the scriptures; for … they are they which testify of me’ (John 5:39). The Pharisees, no doubt, hoped that He would either kill Himself or leave the country so that they might continue to rule and enrich themselves without hindrance. In His discourse to the Jewish leaders, the Savior highlighted ways God helps people come to His Son. most abundant type of plant cell; spherical cells with thin, cell walls and a large vacuoloe; important for storage and food production. He did something no one else could do. “‘Equal with God!’—not that he was then reigning in glory and exaltation over all the works which their hands had made, but in the sense that he was God’s Son, upon whom the Father had placed his own name and to whom he had given glory and honor and power” (The Mortal Messiah: From Bethlehem to Calvary, 4 vols. The day after feeding the multitude, Jesus declared Himself to be “the bread which cometh down from heaven” (see John 6:22–65), another similarity to the manna provided from heaven. Elder Neal A. Maxwell (1926–2004) of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles wrote about why people abandoned Jesus and why we must be willing to accept the hard doctrines of the gospel, even when they are unpopular with the world: “When Jesus first began to preach strong doctrines (the scriptures refer to these as ‘hard sayings’), many of those who followed Him ‘went back, and walked no more with him.’ (John 6:66.) 1. John was discharged from the hospital. The seeds of death received from Mary meant that He could die, but the inheritance from His Father gave Him infinite life, which meant death was a voluntary act. My lesson title is "Why our efforts to please God are not good enough". The e.Lib: New Testament (Red Letter Edition) King James Version The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. In New Testament times, the Feast of Tabernacles was considered “the greatest and most joyful” of the feasts. The Empty Tomb. These words provide insight and inspiration to all who sincerely seek to know and understand the truth about Jesus Christ. Some go beyond the simple meaning of this by connecting ego eimi with the “I am” in Exodus 3:14, where Yahweh identifies Himself to Moses, saying, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you’.” This is then taken to mean that Jesus was claiming to be the same “I AM.” This is the unitarian position taken by those who believe that Jesus is the Father Himself, essentially making Jesus to be His own Father. By going forward in faith, you will find that your faith will increase” (“Lord, I Believe; Help Thou Mine Unbelief,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2003, 22). “Lehi taught his son Jacob, ‘No flesh … can dwell in the presence of God, save it be through the merits, and mercy, and grace of the Holy Messiah’ [2 Nephi 2:8]. STUDY. B. How can a belief in the Resurrection give you spiritual confidence? What connection do you see between the Savior’s question in verse 61 and His question in verse 67? John 1:1 makes it clear that the Logos (“Word”) was both “with the God” (pros ton theon) and “was God” or “was a God” (theos). Jesus already had two or three witnesses to prove that He was the Messiah, and so His own claim to be “the light of the world” merely confirmed the testimony of previous witnesses. While the metaphor of eating the flesh and drinking the blood of the Savior may seem startling to some readers, the Savior made it clear that He was using “eating” and “drinking” figuratively (see John 6:58, 63). In this presence his own personality has no existence. Then, when the praise and honor began to come, He humbly directed all adulation to the Father [see John 5:19; 14:10]” (“The Grandeur of God,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2003, 70–71). Type author names here Chapter 23: The Environment John Barry and Kerri Woods Meet the Authors • Elder Bruce R. 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