188.8.131.52 How did Jesus'
people know him?
So if the followers of Jesus (pbuh) considered God to be
their "Father," then how did they regard Jesus? To answer
this let us read together:
"And when he would have put him to death, he feared
the multitude, because they counted him as a
Matthew 14:5 (compare with Matthew 21:26)
"And the multitude said, This is Jesus the
prophet of Nazareth of Galilee."
"But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared
the multitude, because they took him for a
"And he said unto them, What things? And they said
unto him, Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, which was a
prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all
"The woman saith unto him, Sir, I perceive that thou
art a prophet."
"Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that
Jesus did, said, This is of a truth that prophet that
should come into the world."
"Many of the people therefore, when they heard this
saying, said, Of a truth this is the
Indeed, how did Jesus himself describe
himself? Let us read:
"Nevertheless I (Jesus) must walk to day, and to
morrow, and the [day] following: for it cannot be
that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem."
And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto
them, A prophet is not without honour, save in his
own country, and in his own house.
This is once again confirmed in the noble Qur'an:
"And when Jesus son of Mary said: O Children of
Israel! Verily! I am the messenger of Allah unto you,
confirming that which was [revealed] before me in
The noble Qur'an, Al-Saf(61):6