We can commence with what he said in the temple when he was twelve years old. The story he is well-known. He had stayed behind after his family had left the city. His purpose in doing so was to discuss with the temple scholars passages from the Old Testament. Some time later his mother came to the temple and asked him what he was doing. His reply was that she should have known that he would be engaged in his Father’s business. There he is as a twelve-year-old focussed on the work of salvation. And surely we should say that he is superior to all other twelve-year-olds. Indeed he is far superior to the scholars.