• Adesida Victor
    JESUS WAY OF HANDLING CRITICS

    When critics come to challenge legality of Christ authority.......see how Jesus handle the matter gently

    "I'll tell you by what authority I do these things if you answer one question," Jesus replied. "Did John's authority to baptize come from heaven, or was it merely human? Answer me!" — Mark 11:29-30

    Things To Note:

    Jesus didn't try to defend his authority. It would be amply demonstrated. In fact, he had already demonstrated it throughout his ministry by casting out demons, healing people with diseases, and speaking with the power and wisdom of God himself. If his opponents refused to believe, there was nothing he could do or say in the natural realm to change that ... except maybe die and be raised again, and even that wasn't enough for his critics and adversaries. Jesus didn't back down at their petty little displays of their token authority. Rather than argue with them about authority, he challenged them back with a question that would stump them. His question demonstrated what they refused to believe. Jesus knew authority. Jesus spoke with authority. Jesus was authority, so he asked them to answer him. They couldn't (Mark 11:30-33). They were left with only the bitterest of plans ... they must kill him! Even then, as we know today, they didn't have the authority or power to pull off their mission! They were successful only because Jesus submitted himself to them to honor God's plan.

    Praise God!!!
    JESUS WAY OF HANDLING CRITICS

    When critics come to challenge legality of Christ authority.......see how Jesus handle the matter gently

    "I'll tell you by what authority I do these things if you answer one question," Jesus replied. "Did John's authority to baptize come fr...See more
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    Mike Odeh
    Aug 22
    Alleluia! Thanks for sharing Sir!
    Fred James
    Oct 2
    Glory to God! This is a strong point.
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