Mark 12:35–37 (ESV)
Whose Son Is the Christ?
as Jesus taught in the temple, he said, “How can the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David? 36 David himself, in the Holy Spirit, declared,
Lord said to my Lord,
“Sit at my right hand,
until I put your enemies under your feet.” ’
himself calls him Lord. So how is he his son?” And the great throng heard him gladly.
Jesus challenges His audience to think about the Messiah and realize
that He is more than a man. He is God as well. Unbelief blinds people so they do not see Christ in the OT (cf 2Co 3:12–18). God became man, born of Mary, born under the Law, to redeem sinners such as we (cf Gal 4:4–5).
I pray: “O come, Thou Key of David, come, And open wide our heav’nly home; Make safe the way that leads on high, And close the path to misery.” Amen. (LSB 357:5)