To Jeffrey: Your confusion is deep
Submitted by Richard the Lionheart (United States), Feb 20, 2006 at 01:41Dear J,
In the several passages you quoted, you justified the fact that Jesus is God incarnate.
"Not every one who says to me, `Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, `Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?' And then will I declare to them, `I never knew you; depart from me, you evildoers.'
You did not quote the whole passage. Jesus calls them lawless man.
Prophets can only cast out demons in the name of God, they can only prophesy in the name of God and do mighty works in is name. Do you know why? Because Jesus(God) gave us the power to.
"Therefore I am sending you PROPHETS and wise men and teachers. Some of them you will kill and crucify; others you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from town to town." Matthew 23:34
Only God sends prophets.
 The seventy-two returned with joy and said, "Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name."
 He replied, "I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.  I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you.  However, do not rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven."
Jesus(God) saw satan fall from heaven. You know what's funny Jeffrey? Muslims like you don't believe in the pre-existence of Jesus. Again, I'm telling you demons can only be cast out in the name of Jesus(God). Will you call Jesus Lord Jeffrey.
Another thing that surprised me was how you kept using passages where the Holy spirit is being manifested. Muslims don't believe in the Holy Spirit, which leads me to believe that you are confused. Do you believe in the Holy Spirit? You keep quoting passages where Jesus is called the Son of God and God is called the Father. Yet muslim don't believe that. Why is your confusion so deep?
You asked if Paul worshiped Jesus? Here's your answer.
"Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ. For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily."
Philippians 2:6-7 explains, "Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men." Paul speaks of Jesus Christ here.
Let me give you some more help. How about what the prophet Isaiah knew about Jesus.
"For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The Mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace."
Jeffrey are you ready to call Jesus The Prince of peace, everlasting Father, Mighty God. You have to start doing that.
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