The Young Messiah is an upcoming American biblical drama set to hit theaters in March 2016. The movie portrays a seven-year-old Jesus returning from Egypt to His hometown of Nazareth, and along the way discovers the truth about who He is. In a press release, Director Chis Nowrasteh stated, “[The] film seeks to present a realistic portrait of Jesus as a child both grounded in faith and consistent with the adult Jesus revealed in the Bible.” 
Reactions to the movie trailer  amongst Christians have been diverse, from those praising the production of another well-made Biblical film, to those criticizing the use of Caucasian actors and British accents, and those condemning the movie as outright heretical and blasphemous for suggesting Jesus had to be told of His divinity and who He was, which they claim He knew from birth.
So what exactly does the Bible say about this? [Read more…]