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511. Did Jesus sin?
Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist "for the remission of sins." If
Jesus had never sinned, there would be no reason for him to be baptized.
Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.
John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance
for the remission of sins. Mark 1:4
Jesus also committed the following sins:
- He insulted his mother, breaking the commandment to honor his mother
(Ex 20:12, Dt 5:16)
While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brethren stood without,
desiring to speak with him.
Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to speak with thee.
But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother? and who are my brethren?
And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!
For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother,
and sister, and mother. Matthew 12:46-50
And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked.
But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it. Luke 11:27-28
- He broke the Sabbath (Ex 20:8, Dt 5:12)
and therefore, according to Ex 31:15, should be stoned to death.
Therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things
on the sabbath day. John 5:16
- He coveted a donkey (and/or a colt?), breaking the commandment,
"Don't covet." (Ex 20:17, Dt 5:21].
Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an ass tied, and a colt with her: loose them,
and bring them unto me. Matthew 21:2
Go your way into the village over against you: and as soon as ye be entered into it, ye shall find a colt tied, whereon
never man sat; loose him, and bring him. Mark 11:2
Go ye into the village over against you; in the which at your entering ye shall find a colt tied, whereon yet never man sat:
loose him, and bring him hither. Luke 19:30
He ... knew not sin. 2 Corinthians 5:21
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