Did Jesus teach in the temple?
Luke 4:16-37 describes Jesus teaching regularly in the synagogue, cf. Luke 4:23, where Jesus, speaking in the Nazareth synagogue, refers to “what has been heard done” in Capernaum. John 6:22-59: contains Jesus’ Bread of Life Discourse; verse 59 confirms that Jesus taught this doctrine in the Capernaum synagogue.
Why was the temple so important to Jesus?
As he taught, Jesus made figurative use of the Temple to foreshadow his death and resurrection: “Destroy this temple,” he said, “and in three days I will raise it up. … But through his death, Jesus rent that partition, signifying, among other things, that all people could reach God’s presence.
When did Jesus become a priest?
The Bible says that a priest had to be 30 years old before he took up the mature, senior office of priest, Num 4:3. “From thirty years old and above, even to fifty years old…” (Some other junior posts could start when men reached twenty.) “Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age,” says Luke in 3:21.