The rendering unto Caesar continued its pursuit, seeing that the elders determination were to act trying to move the Messiah out-of-the-way. The elders (chief priest)…encouraged payment of “thirty (30) pieces of silver”…on betraying the Messiah with a “kiss” (Matthew 26:15—16, 48 and 49).
How can one turn a blind eye on the Prophet Moses when speaking on matters on the pre-existence of Christ (Christology). Take a close look on the inspirational values and spiritual aspects that this person aspired in his life. After all, he speaks of himself as the coming Messiah.