And later Isaiah spoke boldly for God, saying,“ I was found by people who were not looking for me. I showed myself to those who were not asking for me.”But regarding Israel, God said,“ All day long I opened my arms to them, but they were disobedient and rebellious.”
And note this: Some who seem least important now will be the greatest then, and some who are the greatest now will be least important then.”
But Jesus was silent and made no reply. Then the high priest asked him,“ Are you the Messiah, the Son of the Blessed One?”Jesus said,“ I Am. And you will see the Son of Man seated in the place of power at God’s right hand and coming on the clouds of heaven.”
But Jesus remained silent. Then the high priest said to him,“ I demand in the name of the living God— tell us if you are the Messiah, the Son of God.”Jesus replied,“ You have said it. And in the future you will see the Son of Man seated in the place of power at God’s right hand and coming on the clouds of heaven.”
That is why I said that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I Am who I claim to be, you will die in your sins.”
Is it against the law for me to do what I want with my money? Should you be jealous because I am kind to others?’
When Jesus heard what had happened, he found the man and asked,“ Do you believe in the Son of Man?”The man answered,“ Who is he, sir? I want to believe in him.”“ You have seen him,” Jesus said,“ and he is speaking to you!”
Then he sternly warned the disciples not to tell anyone that he was the Messiah.