In some ways the answer is simple. They were looking for a king, a ruler, a deliverer and someone who would conquer the Romans, remove their authority and replace it with a different government. While the zealots, who were a radical, political group during the first century who carried out assassinations against political figures, were trying to bring in their own government through violent means, others expected God to bring the long-promised Messiah to the throne.
Jesus would fulfill all of God's plans but during His first coming, He would be the suffering servant and not the conqueror king. He will return soon during His Second Coming as the King of Kings and Lord of Lords who will rule forever and ever. Learn more about our soon-to-return King in this week's podcast What Kind of Messiah Are You Looking For?
Pastor Larry Huch is the host of Standing With Israel podcast and has become a recognized authority and acclaimed writer on the Hebrew roots of our Christian faith. He's diving into his latest book, The Seven Living Prophecies, on his new podcast. Along with his wife, Tiz, their television program, New Beginnings with Pastors Larry and Tiz Huch, is broadcast weekly to millions of homes. Their dynamic ministry spans almost forty years and is continuing to have a global impact. Connect with Larry on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. To learn more about Larry Huch, visit larryhuchministries.com. To support our Israel outreaches, go to larryhuchministries.com/outreaches/. Get your copy of Seven Living Prophecies at larryhuchministries.com/the-seven-living-prophecies/.
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