Son of Man, please let me see You as You are. Take me as I am. Amen.
He said this to indicate how he was going to die. The crowd responded, “We understood from Scripture that the Messiah would live forever. How can you say the Son of Man will die? Just who is this Son of Man, anyway?” (John 12:33-34)
Relate: The crowd asked a very important question that is still relevant for us today: ”Just who is this “Son of Man” anyway?” In the Bible, the first use of the phrase ”Son of Man” is found in Ezekiel. Pretty much every time God addresses Ezekiel, he refers to the prophet as “son of man”. Besides Ezekiel, the only other use of the phrase in the Old Testament was by his younger contemporary, Daniel. However, in Daniel we get a very different picture of the Son of Man than as just a prophet. Daniel writes:
As my vision continued that night, I saw one…
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