Matthew 11

Arlin Sorensen's Thoughts on Scripture

Matthew 11 has Jesus speaking about the one who was sent to prepare the way for Him. John the Baptist was put in prison, and he hears about Jesus.  So he sends and asks “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another”?  John knew his job was to prepare the way for the Messiah.  And he senses that Jesus is that One, but sends to find out.  Jesus answered “Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them”.

Not a bad resume to show that Jesus was indeed the Son of God and the Messiah.  John understands that He is the Christ.  The religious leaders didn’t however.  They accused…

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