The little girl heard a bugler’s notes as a band marched by on the street below her house. Without having taken a lesson, she went to the piano and flawlessly played the bugler’s melody. Without knowing, three-four year old Jenny Lind had discovered her destiny. Enchanting Jenny Lind, 4-5.
The little three year old could pick chords. At four he played from memory. At five composed. At seven composed free-hand, without going to a piano. At eight played Handel and Bach. Did Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart instinctively know he had found his destiny? Durant, The Story of Civilization, X, 384
Prodigies do exist, to this day: in music, intellect, religion, Saul of Tarsus in Judaism an example Galatians 1:14.
The boy Jesus, all of 12 years, paid the first of many visits to Jerusalem in his formative years. In his introductory visit he had an epiphany that he clearly understood. At least by then he knew: he embodied the Godhood within himself as the Son of God.
It’s one thing to be a prodigy in the arts, in the mind and in religion. But at age 12 Jesus knew he embodied GOD in himself. That’s history-altering, world-changing. That’s why, as a mere lad he conversed on a level field with older and aged scholars in Moses. Here was the lad who recognized himself as the Living God in human form. Which realization he never lost, continued to prove and finally, as an always perfect human in suffering during ministry Perfected his perfection by a Perfect sacrifice to forgive sin. End Part III