Burton Colgin
Burton Colgin voted up Tom Jackson's answer


You may (or maybe not) know that the Jewish people were expecting a "Messiah."

("Messiah"---:the promised deliverer of the Jewish nation prophesied in the Hebrew Bible.)

It's pretty obvious that Jesus was confirming that he was in fact the "Messiah" that the Jews were expecting.

The whole point of Matthew's gospel is to show that Jesus is the … Read more