Having a noble pedigree or being in the stream of a proud history does not make a person or a people good and true. The Jewish establishment was exposed to the truth of God when they heard Jesus words and saw his actions. They responded by wanting to kill him. Is Jesus a threat to me and my religious heritage? What is my response to the divine values that I see in him? There are two options: I will yield to them and seek to live by them, or else view them as an enemy to be destroyed.
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