Why did Jesus call himself The Son of Man?

I was recently at a Bible study where we were discussing the humility of Jesus. I made the point that this was tied to his self-understanding as The Son of Man, a figure found in Daniel 7. You can watch a brief, but very informative video on the subject below. The video fails to adequately capture the divine status of the Son of Man as found in Daniel 7 or in the religious literature of Second Temple Judaism, but it’s still pretty good.

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