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 Form 2 CRE Lessons: Jesus begins His work in Galilee

Why Jesus was rejected at Nazareth?

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Answer Text:
1. He claimed to be the promised messiah and according to the people this was blasphemy.
2. Being the son of Joseph a mere carpenter they knew could not be respected.
3. It was a fulfillment of what had been prophesied by prophet Isaiah that the messiah would be despised and rejected.
4. He failed to perform a miracle in Nazareth the way he had performed in Capernaum.
5. He annoyed his listeners when he told them that their ’ prophets. 6. He told them that a prophet is not welcomed in his own home town.