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Jesus is God Revisited

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Submitted by Servant of Christ (United States), Oct 23, 2006 at 17:57

Here are the verses again and the interpretation:

"And Jesus said to him, ‘Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone." (Mark 10:18)

I already addressed this. If no one is good but God alone, and Jesus is good. Then he is God. After, if someone is sinless, he is also good. If only God can be good, then Jesus must be God.

Jesus says to the man why do you call me good and then Jesus says no one is good expect God alone that means Jesus is not God because he is saying only God is good.

Trinity doctrine. Like I said, Christianity says there is a trinity. Moses and Isaiah said there was a composite God. Address that issue and then maybe this passage will make more sense to you.

"Jesus answered them and said, "My doctrine are not Mine, but His who sent me" (John 7:16)

Again, Father sends the Son to do His work. Both are equally God.

This verse is saying that Jesus work is not of his own but of God. It wouldn't make sense for a God to send another to Earth.

And what is the work of God?

29Jesus answered, "The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent."(John 6:29)

This is not Muhammed because he has not been sent yet, if it was, then it would be, "The work of God is this: to believe in the one he will send."

Rather, it is Jesus. Believe in Jesus! Stop doubting Christ, Christ himself said he was God:

36what about the one whom the Father set apart as his very own and sent into the world? Why then do you accuse me of blasphemy because I said, 'I am God's Son'? (John 10:36) emphasis added

Jesus forgave sins, who can forgive sins but God alone??? He did not even pray to God or ask God for forgiveness for their sins, but instead, HE HIMSELF forgave them:

"When Jesus saw their faith, He said, ‘Friend, your sins are forgiven.' The Pharisees and the teachers of the law began thinking to themselves, ‘Who is this fellow who speaks blasphemy? Who can forgive sins but God alone?'" (Luke 5:20-21). emphasis added

9Jesus answered: "Don't you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Show us the Father'? (John 14:9) emphasis added

Mark 14:61-62 "Again the high priest asked him, 'Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?' 'I am,' said Jesus. 'And you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Mighty One and coming on the clouds of heaven.'" emphasis added

"I tell you the truth," Jesus answered, "before Abraham was born, I am!" (John 8:58) Emphasis added

Compare that to this:

God said to Moses, "I am who I am . This is what you are to say to the Israelites: 'I AM has sent me to you.' " emphasis added

31You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus. 32He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, (Luke 1:31-32) emphasis added

I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father but by me" (John 14:6). emphasis added

70They all asked, "Are you then the Son of God?"
He replied, "You are right in saying I am." (Luke 22:70) emphasis added

16As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and lighting on him. 17And a voice from heaven said, "This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased." (Matthew 3:16-17) emphasis added

1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (John 1:1) emphasis added

And continues:

4The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only,who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14) emphasis added

1After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: "Father, the time has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 4I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do. 5And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began. (John 17:1-5) emphasis added

All I have is yours, and all you have is mine. And glory has come to me through them. I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name—the name you gave me—so that they may be one as we are one. (John 17:10-11) emphasis added

"Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world. (John 17:24)

Jesus has always existed. Being eternal is one of the characteristics only God has in addition to forgiveness of sins. I will expand more on this topic later.

May God Bless You All

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