"WHOM SAY YE THAT I AM?"

Students of the Bible are familiar with Jesus' searching inquiry to his disciples (Matt. 16: 15), "Whom say ye that I am?" and with Simon Peter's reply, "Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God." In the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," Mary Baker Eddy writes, referring to Peter's words (p. 137), "This assertion elicited from Jesus the benediction, 'Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven;' that is, Love hath shown thee the way of Life!"

Jesus had earlier dismissed the general opinion about him, as expressed in the disciples' first answer (Matt. 16:14), "Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets." He had pressed home the demand, "But whom say ye that I am?"

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