Re: Jesus teaching with authority
- Edward, thank you for the quotes. Yes, those are relevant, but I'm
looking for a quote that I recall which specifically talks about his
unremarkable appearance. Thank you, Andrius
On 12/02/2010 01:19 PM, Edward Cherlin wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 23:54, Andrius Kulikauskas<ms@...> wrote:
>> (As a side note, I'm looking for a quote in the Bible that says Jesus
>> "wasn't much to look at", but when he spoke, he spoke with authority.
>> Does anyone know of such a quote in the Gospel? There's a passage in
>> Isaiah 53:2 about the Messiah, but I'm looking for something in the New
> These could be part of what you are looking for. There is plenty of
> astonishment at his teaching in the Gospels, but I don't remember any
> passage relating any of this to his appearance.
> Luke 2
> 46 And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the
> temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and
> asking them questions.
> 47 And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.
> Mark 1:22 (King James Version)
> And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one
> that had authority, and not as the scribes.