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Noun1.Messiahship - the position of messiahmessiahship - the position of messiah    
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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Concerning the other passage which appears to accept the Messiahship of Jesus, Yamauchi said, "Today there's a remarkable consensus among both Jewish and Christian scholars that the passage as a whole is authentic, although there may be some interpolations.
The Virgin Birth, the divinity and messiahship of Jesus, the betrayal by Judas Iscariot, the sentencing of Jesus before the Sanhedrin, his death, and his resurrection as Son of God are all replaced by a newly shaped narrative, what the late historian Amos Funkenstein termed "counterhistory," that crudely derides the deepest principles of the Christian faith.
7) Yet Jesus's messiahship is constituted in his anointing with the Spirit.
They were unclear about how he would exercise his messiahship.
That is why a substantial number of Jews at the time were willing to accept his claims to divine messiahship.
It was precisely in his capacity as a prophet that John became effective not only in testifying to the messiahship of Christ, but also to the truth about morality and family life.
Hutchens, who converted to Judaism while holding on to his belief in the Messiahship of Jesus, advocated Messianic Judaism as a means for Jews to accept the Christian faith while retaining the cultural components of their Jewish heritage.
On the one hand, the women are to announce the news especially to Peter, the first disciple to be called," "the first to recognize Jesus' messiahship," and the one who would soon "be granted the first resurrection appearance.
Some Jews who did not accept the messiahship of Jesus tried a different messiah, a military messiah like King David whose name was Bar Kosiba.
After Jesus was arrested and executed, his disciples, who had fully accepted his messiahship and kingship, became convinced that he had miraculously been returned to life, and they exchanged stories among themselves of having encountered their master fully restored and alive.
Rather, she very carefully and at great length analyzes the works of several important Christian and Jewish scholars regarding the break between the two faiths, namely Jesus' messiahship.
Other Jews may have accepted Jesus stories and allowed for his uniqueness, perhaps even his messiahship, but with an a priori surety in their individual resurrection would have felt no need to join resurrectionist communities.