Yeshua was not only recognized as a teacher of the Torah by his followers, but by community leaders and others who were not members of his group.
And they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Shabbat he entered the synagogue and taught. And they were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. (Mark 1:21-22)
And Yeshua returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and news of him went out through all the surrounding region. And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified by all. (Luke 4:14-15)
And it happened on another Shabbat, also, that Yeshua entered the synagogue and t…