Who do you say Jesus is? Dr. Kerry Muhlestein explores how God’s covenant path creates a kingdom of priests and priestesses, how humility helps avoid hypocrisy, and how formal covenants change our natures. 00:00 Part 1–Dr. Kerry Muhlestein 00:56 Introduction of Dr. Kerry Muhlestein 02:14 Background about Pharisees, Saduccees, and how they vary by region 09:17 Ritual cleanliness and Jewish law and customs regarding parents 16:15 Rationalization and loopholes 17:46 What defiles a person 21:53 Finding fault 23:28 Jesus casts out an unclean spirit north of the Sea of Galilee 28:39 Jesus teaching Jews, Samaritans, and Gentiles 32:19 Jesus returns to Capernaum and Decapolis and performs miracles 35:40 Jesus heals with touch, spit, clay, etc. and the symbolism connected 37:30 Some Pharisees and Saducees asked Jesus for a sign 41:43 When asking for a sign is a mistake 42:28 Bread, yeast, and metaphors of corruption 47:47 The challenge of the world’s influence 51:02 Jesus heals a blind man in stages 56:20 End of Part 1–Dr. Kerry Muhlestein Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/followhimpodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FollowHimOfficialChannel Thanks to the followHIM team: Shannon Sorensen: Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com/products/let-zion-in-her-beauty-rise-piano