Was Jesusif you consider his preachingmore of a threat to the Jews or to the Romans In formulating your argument focus on the sayings directly attributed to Jesus in Matthew

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At the same time, he was accused of blasphemy by the Jewish leaders for claiming to be the king of Jews and for performing a miracle and disobeying the Sabbath. Although Jesus mission was to establish God’s kingdom on earth, the Jews religious leaders perceived Him as a serious threat to their religious duties and this made them accuse Jesus of misleading the people before the Roman rulers.Jesus was the descendants of Abraham thus they are from the Jewish community (Mathew 1:17). After the birth of Jesus King Herod the Great sought to kill Jesus because Herod was the King of Judea and a Roman. Herod had seen the star that shone on the East and he understood the king had been born. He sent messengers to identify the king so that Herod could go and worship him, although his intention was to kill the king. However, Herod could not kill Jesus because the angel of the lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and requested him to go into hiding with his son and his wife. Therefore, the birth of Jesus had sent a signal to the Roman leaders about the upcoming king and that may have instilled fear among the Roman leaders because they did not understand the true nature of Jesus kingship.After baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist, the Holy Spirit ascended upon Jesus and he started preaching. Jesus appointed his twelve disciples as to assist him in his ministry. He called people to depart from their sins and told them to repent for the kingdom of God is at hand (Mathew 10: 50). When Jesus was preaching, someone told him that his mother and sisters were looking for him, but Jesus pointed at his disciples and replied that his For whatsoever shall do the will of My Father which is in heaven, the same is my brothers, and sisters, and my mother (Mathew 12: 50). The Jesus declaration of his relatives had an impact of the Jews because to them Jesus was ordinary son of Mary and Joseph the Carpenter and by