Life And Death Of Jesus Christ

Decent Essays
“Divinity is always where one least expects to find it” –Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, Life of Christ. In perhaps the greatest twist of irony known to man, our Lord and Savior; the Alpha and the Omega; the Breather of stars, Aligner of planets, and the Divine Word made flesh was born to a seemingly lowly carpenter in a no name town. The Gospels, which are our main source for the life and death of Jesus Christ, give supporting evidence which prove that Christ not only claimed to be Divine, but showed He was. To ascertain whether or not Christ ever claimed to be Divine, we must first take an in-depth look of His life, as written in the Gospels. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” John 1:1. In the very first line of his very first passage, St. John has already immediately denoted Christ (Word) to being equal and one to the Father. Furthermore, upon His birth it was written, “The angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:10-11. Thus the Son of God was born unto this world a King and Savior. On His twelfth year, following the Feast of Passover in Jerusalem, having been missing for 4 days Jesus was found in the Temple amidst the Teachers listening and asking questions. When asked how He could condone placing the burden of anxiety on His parents by not
Get Access