Who Was Jesus: Who Was Jesus?

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Who Was Jesus? Throughout history, the idea of Jesus; who he was; what his purpose was, and even his existence has been questioned. But through many readings and accounts from his followers, it can be seen that those who did follow him, and did believe him and believe in him, saw him as many things. His followers saw him as a teacher, a healer and, most importantly, as Messiah, or Christ, who would be the Saviour of the world. To his followers, Jesus was Messiah (Christ), Son of God. While at first, they were not fully aware they were speaking of the Messiah, they did know that Messiah was coming. It would eventually be revealed by Jesus himself that he was Messiah. "I know Messiah (called Christ) is coming. When he comes he will explain …show more content…
Performing what many people thought to be miracles, but more importantly, reaffirming their faith and belief in him, and that he was Messiah, son of God. In one instance, Jesus healed the sick son of a royal official. The official said to Jesus, "Sir, come down before my child dies." To which Jesus replied, "Go, your son will live." (John 4:48-49) Before the man has even returned home to his son, word is brought to him that his son is well, and it is revealed that his son started to heal at the exact moment that Jesus spoke those words to the man. This healing resulted in the man and his whole household becoming believers in …show more content…
Some believed him to be a trouble maker whose Christian faith was to blame for the disasters that occurred. Others saw him as, among other things: a magician or sorcerer, a teacher and a king. (Non Christian References to the Trial of Jesus) While these views differed, all acknowledged him, Jesus, as a leader who was executed, and his followers continued to carry his name, after his execution. In a letter from Mara bar Serapion to his son (73-180 CE) it was written, "Nor did the wise king die for good; he lived on in the teaching, he had given." (Letter from Mara bar Serapion to his son 73-180 BC) Eluding that Christians continued to practice what Jesus taught them, even after his death. While being a teacher, and a healer, Jesus Christ (Messiah) would create a movement of Christianity and teachings about love, forgiveness, and Father in Heaven are that are followed and practiced to this day. While there are many non Christians and other religions, many of these people, while they may not believe in Jesus, know the history of Jesus, and the events surrounding his life and death. Not everyone in history believed in or liked Jesus, he was a significant part of history, for both Christians and non

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