Greeks

Parthenon

Greeks came to a feast at Jerusalem and sought audience with Jesus.  Philip and Andrew, two of Jesus’ disciples, relayed the request to Jesus who, as usual, exploited the occasion to get another wedge in for the “all-peoples perspective” —

“And when I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw everyone to myself.” – John 12:32

This prophecy foreshadowed the manner of Jesus’ death – crucifixion – but it also foretold the effect – all people, not merely in spite of Jesus’ humiliation, but because of it – would be drawn to Him as God’s anointed deliverer.

 

 

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