To Jeffrey: Jesus is God
Submitted by Richard the Lion heart (United States), Feb 18, 2006 at 00:32Dear J,
I'm glad to see that you read the Bible... Now let me address some of your misunderstanding. You quoted several passages where Jesus ask people to Worship only God. That is very much true, after all it is the first commandment. However, what you have to understand is that Jesus is God. Let's see what the Bible says about that.
"[U]nto the Son he saith...Thou, LORD, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands". Hebrews 1:10
Col. 1:16-17, "For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him. He is before all things, and in him all things hold together."
Rev. 2:8, "To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: These are the words of him who is the First and the Last, who died and came to life again."
Rev. 22:13, "I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End."
"All things were made by him; and without him was not anything made that was made". John 1:3
Jesus said, "Fear not; I am the first and the last:" Revelation 1:17
"the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ...gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity.." Titus 2:13-14
"Jesus saith...he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?" John 14:9
"For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one." 1 John 5:7
Jeffrey one thing you have to notice is that Jesus had all the attributes of God. Do you know why? Because he is God. And as God incarnate he was worshiped and he forgave sins. Only God can receive worship and forgive sins.
"While [Jesus] spake these things unto them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him..." Matthew 9:18
"And Thomas answered and said unto [Jesus], My Lord and my God." John 20:28
Matt. 2:2, "...Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him."
"And again, when [God] bringeth in the firstbegotten [Jesus] into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him." Hebrews 1:6
Jeffrey just like Thomas and the angels of God you have to worship Jesus(God). When God spoke to Moses He identified himself as I AM.
"And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you." Exodus 3:14
"Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am." John 8:58
Do you now see That Jesus is the first and the last Jeffrey. Muhammad cannot give you salvation, only Jesus.
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