Bible Study Parking Lot

Bible Study - Parking Lot

Question 1: Jesus is often referred to as 'Son of God' which is understandable, but how can He be referred to as 'son of man' when he was not really the biological son of St. Joseph? The second part is related, how can the genealogy of Joseph confer to Jesus as detailed in the Gospel of Matthew when Jesus & Joseph aren't physically related? 

Question 2: In Colossians 1:18: "He is ...the first born from the dead,...". What does that phrase mean? 

Question 3: During Jesus' baptism, He sanctified the waters of the Jordan River to transform it into a new kind of baptism. We wondering what was meant by this teaching?