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Jesus Identity Essay

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Jesus was affirmed in His relationship with the Father and therefore His identity as the Father’s Son enabled Him to conform His life to one that was pleasing to God. Jesus knew His identity was tied to God, despite the Pharisees, Sadducees and Scribes claiming that He was a blasphemer and a worker of Satan, Jesus proclaimed that, “I and the Father are one.” When those in authority failed to see His value He stayed true to who the Father said He was and didn’t doubt for one moment who He was called to be. He lived His life in accordance to the Father’s plans and because of that He lived in constant state of pleasing God, one example of this is when John the Baptist questioned Jesus need to be baptized by him and Jesus demanded that they did…show more content…
For it is written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’ Then the devil left him, and behold, angels came and were ministering to him.” In His work of fulfilling the righteousness of God, an exhausting schedule was something that Jesus was accustomed to as He traveled throughout the land and did His Father’s business everywhere He went, “And he went throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction among the people.” Yet, in the mist of all the demands that faced Him, He made sure He took care of Himself by stealing away from His disciples and the crowd in solitary prayer, “And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed.” He demonstrated the importance of self care in terms of making time, no matter how early, to spend with
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