Questions And Answers
QUESTION: Since we have been thinking about this end of the age, and all of the prophecies, how do we learn what will be this changing of us so that we will be ready to meet our Priest-King Melchizedek? Also what disturbed the people in power at the time of Jesus so much that they cried Crucify HIM?
ANSWER: (The last question, first) what disturbed some people at the time of Jesus there in old Jerusalem was that Jesus claimed the Kingship. When asked if he considered Himself a King. HE replied: -For this purpose was I born. He not only did this but he demonstrated this power among the enemy, as well as among his people. The Martyrs saw this, they beheld HIM, not only as saviour but as Priest-King and their Faith, then caused them to realize that he was Priest-King before HE took upon Himself this garment of flesh. Thus their Faith was then so strong that they marched with strength to their death, for they thought that they were then going HOME.
Isaiah was caused to record that, “His Name shall be called wonderful, The Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace.”
Now; He took this garment of flesh, in Bethlehem’s stable in order to be revealed to His people, Israel. This the enemy did not want for they feared that they would lose control of this nation which they had succeeded in taking over.
In Psalms 72, he is thought of as the KING of old, but also HE is none other than the redeemer of his people Israel, for HE is the LORD God of Israel.
The Apostle Paul in the book to the Hebrews speaks of this ONE, this Jesus of Nazareth as being the ONE who in the beginning laid the foundations of the heavens and the earth. In the writings of Isaiah (Chapter 44), He is also the King of Israel.
Nathaniel when asked who HE was replied: He is the son (embodiment of YAHWEH, the King of Israel. And of this reply then Jesus said: “Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no guile.”