Sure, they liked his preaching. And few could argue against blind people getting to see or lame men walking. But as Pastor Foley explains, the biggest issue Jesus faced during his three years of ministry was that his contemporaries who knew the Scriptures best (including John the Baptist) struggled to see how Jesus’ ministry fulfilled the promises of Scripture. And given that Jesus’ followers were socially undesirable and religiously outcasted, it all added up to a major credibility problem. How would he solve it?
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