Matthew 16:14-17 and various texts
3 Questions that we need to answer:
- Did Jesus claim to be the Son of God? Yes.
- He claimed His sonship in Matthew 16:13-17
- He called God His Father in John 5
- He made the oneness claim in John 10
- He claimed the throne in Mark 14
- Did Jesus back up the claim with evidence? Yes.
- Messianic prophecies
- Sinless life
- Recorded miracles
- Witnessed resurrection
- Why does it matter? Because it changes everything!
Main Point: Jesus claimed his sonship, backed it up with evidence, and changed everything for eternity.