Submitted by tariq (United Arab Emirates), Apr 5, 2006 at 08:44"The examples you chose to explain your disagreement with Jesus's Divinity are simply not compatible with the subject of Jesus's Divinity."
"God does not need to eat, jesus did. God does not sleep, jesus did. God does not die, jesus will."
can a being do two opposite things at the same time? can u mix fire and water? or need food to live yet not need food?
"There are plenty of metals you can mix that will give you a third metal"
Yes but these metals dont destroy each other wen they mix. try mixing an electron with positron. Also the alloys dont really combine together and become 'one' like u claim jesus did with god, but the atoms of the metals stand side by side. the individual atoms dont fuse together. in the same way, god and all his prophets were together for one purpose; to guide humanity.
"Hydrogene and oxygen combine to make water ect......."
Hydrogen and oxygen atoms dont combine and become and become one atom. they remain different and only share electrons. and both of them are matter not one of them is anti matter.
The reason why hydrogen and oxygen bond is that both of them are UNSTABLE. Oxygen has 6 valence electrons, therefore it is LACKING 2 electrons. Hydrogen has only 1 electron, so to be as stable as Helium it NEEDS 1 more electron. 2 hydrogen atoms share their atoms with 1 oxygen atom and form a covalent bond. tell me richard,, wot is it that god LACKS or NEED to from a bond with 'antimatter' and become 'one'? Is god UNSTABLE without combining with humans?
"As human beings we cannot possibly unlock all the mystery that is God"
then how can he expect us to believe in things that we cannot understand? Trinity is more confusing than the theory of relativity. y would god want us to believe in which is important to a religion and so confusing ?
"Therefore we have to go by what the Bible tells us, not try to carnaly define who or what God is. What does the Bible tells us about Jesus:"
"I can do NOTHING on my own authority"John 5:30)
Wot does nothing mean?
"'[B]y him (Jesus) were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth...all things were created by him, and for him." Colossians 1:16 "
But he was not yet born
"John 10:30-33 - "I and the Father are one." 31The Jews took up stones again to stone Him. 32Jesus answered them, "I showed you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you stoning Me?" 33The Jews answered Him, "For a good work we do not stone You, but for blasphemy; and because You, being a man, make Yourself out to be God." "
"At three o'clock Jesus cried out with a loud voice, ‘Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?' which means, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?' "
Do gods also have gods? if so who is the ultimate god?
"...the Father is greater than I."
so the 'father' is the ultimate god. y do christians always talk about christ?
"Phil. 2:5-8 - "Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, 6who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, 7but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. 8And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. 9Therefore also God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name, 10that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those who are in heaven, and on earth, and under the earth, 11and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father." "
"...The works that I do in my Father's NAME testify to me; but you do not believe, because you do not belong to my sheep. My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one will snatch them out of my hand. What my Father HAS GIVEN ME is greater than all else, and no one can snatch it out of the Father's hand. The Father and I are one." (John 10:25-30)
Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".
Reader comments (284) on this item
Comment on this item
You can help support Daniel Pipes' work by making a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum. Daniel J. Pipes