A Message Of Grace To Be Found In Luke 2:49 —“My Father’s Business” -- By: Norvelle Wallace Sharpe

Journal: Bibliotheca Sacra
Volume: BSAC 077:306 (Apr 1920)
Article: A Message Of Grace To Be Found In Luke 2:49 —“My Father’s Business”
Author: Norvelle Wallace Sharpe


A Message Of Grace To Be Found In Luke 2:49 —“My Father’s Business”

Norvelle Wallace Sharpe

It is doubtless widely known that the Lord Jesus Christ is portrayed in the various books of the Word under various guises, no one of which is devoid of vital significance.1 Among these several records, no group is probably better known than that comprising the first five books of the New Testament. Thus: —

In Matthew

Christ is revealed as

the King of the Jews,— rejected.

In Mark

Christ is revealed as

the Servant of Jehovah.

In Luke

Christ is revealed as

the Seed of the Woman, the virgin-born Son of Man.

In John

Christ is revealed as

the Son of God, — risen.

In Acts

Christ is revealed as

the ascended Lord and Christ.

Of these the Gospels show Him in His earthly career, while Acts (transitional in scope) is largely retrospective.

In Matthew

we see Him as an infant

In Mark

we see Him as an adult

In Luke

we see Him as an in...

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