HOW Did Jesus Become THE KING OF THE JEWS? - Dr. Michael Heiser


Video from Dr. Michael Heiser


"The point is to show you—expose you to—how the New Testament is informed by the Old. It’s not always a simple quotation of the Old Testament. Sometimes, there’s an entire backdrop. There’s an entire set of worldview elements or practice that get repurposed in the New Testament. For example, the Gospel writers dip into the Israelite kingship accession process intentionally to portray Jesus as passing through the series of stages that legitimize kingly rule. And knowing that helps us get more out of the Gospel presentations of Jesus’ life. Check it out! This is an extract from The Naked Bible Podcast: Episode 333' from video introduction.

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