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Re: Jesus teaching with authority

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  • Andrius Kulikauskas
    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
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 10, 2010
      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
      >> Testament.)
      > 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.
      >
      >
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