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Cornelius à Lapide, The Great Commentary (vol. 4): S. Luke's Gospel, on Lk. 2: Ver. 52.—And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man. For stature the Greek has ἡλικίᾳ, “age,” or “proficiency.” See also chap. 12:25. Both renderings are true and apposite. To the question whether Jesus really progressed in wisdom and grace, as He ...


From a physical perspective, Jesus grew in all these things, even though He was still fully God the entire time. For example, we could say His physical body grew in "stature", even though the heaven of heavens cannot not contain Him (cf. John 3:13, KJV). His physical muscles grew as ours, which is how He could feel our pain and tiredness (John 4:...


According to Philippians 2 we are to have within ourselves the same mind that was in Christ Jesus. So then Jesus had, in himself, the mind that: Though he was in the form of God He did not cling onto that but instead He emptied himself by taking the form of a servant. (v. 6-7) Having been found in human form (servant) he humbled himself by obedience all the ...


Ummm how could it have been powered by the Holy Spirit when the Holy Spirit had not yet been sent? The exercising of the demon was clearly done through the power of the name. As it is written, there is power in the name.

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