Jesus As a Type of Christ?
Pastors must stop presenting the teachings of Jesus as the teachings of a man who has access to God's thoughts, and start presenting them as the teachings and actions of God himself.
Who do pastors and Christian writers say that Jesus is? Some say a new Abraham, others a new Samson, and still others a new Moses or one of the prosecutors. When Jesus asked the question of his disciples, only Peter answered correctly. Jesus told him that his answer had been revealed to him from heaven. Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the Living God.
But Jesus is so often portrayed in sermons and Christian literature as a new Abraham, a forefather, a moral example. Look to Jesus and you will see one who models the life ...