Bonus Post: The Son of Man

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We’ve already seen that Jesus will often refer to Himself as “the Son of Man”, a rather interesting little title. In fact, it is the title He uses for Himself more than any other; it is even more interesting to note that this title is used only once in all of the rest of the New Testament in Acts 7:56:  “Look,” he (Stephen) said, “I see heaven open and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God” (cf. Luke 22:69).

For the ancient Hebrew, phrases like “son of so and so” might often be used to say “someone who is like so and so,” Yet when Jesus uses the term, He isn’t saying that He is like some random man, or even like some other person; so what is He up to?

The thing I find really interesting about the term is that it has just enough in…

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