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Submitted by Sohail (United Kingdom), Dec 15, 2006 at 11:06

Are you sure that is what he is trying to say? Why do you think the Jews believed in the Messiah as God's own son? Why do you ignore what the Injils say? The Jews questioned Jesus whether he is God's own Son!

Of course I am sure. What Jews believe that the Messiah will be God's own son? I am not ignoring what the Gospels says I am this using the Old Testament to prove that God is one and not three.

Verses against the trinity:

13 Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; and Him shalt thou serve, and by His name shalt thou swear. Deut 6:13

10 Ye are My witnesses, saith the LORD, and My servant whom I have chosen; that ye may know and believe Me, and understand that I am He; before Me there was no God formed, neither shall any be after Me. 11 I, even I, am the LORD; and beside Me there is no saviour. 12 I have declared, and I have saved, and I have announced, and there was no strange god among you; therefore ye are My witnesses, saith the LORD, and I am God. Isaiah 43:10:12

Let me ask you a Question:

Who do you think the Angel of Lord is?

Why I don't believe in the trinity is because if God wanted to tell us that he is three in one he would have just said clearly in the Old Testament but he didn't meaning that he is just one and not three.

Let me repeat verse 16:

"Come near me [Jesus] and listen to this:
"From the first announcement I have not spoken in secret;
at the time it happens, I am there."
And now the Sovereign LORD has sent me [Jesus],
with his Spirit.
(Isaiah 48:16 NIV) emphasis added

God is saying, "Come near to me" And later God says, "God has sent me" Could this be Isaiah? No, because Isaiah is not the first and the last. So God sent God with his Spirit. This makes perfect sense if we say that the Father sent Jesus with his Spirit (which the Gospels support).

So that is your interpretation to Isaiah 48. Well here is my interpretation to Isaiah 48:

12 "Listen to me, O Jacob,
Israel, whom I have called:
I am he;
I am the first and I am the last.

13 My own hand laid the foundations of the earth,
and my right hand spread out the heavens;
when I summon them,
they all stand up together.

14 "Come together, all of you, and listen:
Which of the idols has foretold these things?
The LORD's chosen ally
will carry out his purpose against Babylon;
his arm will be against the Babylonians.

15 I, even I, have spoken;
yes, I have called him.
I will bring him,
and he will succeed in his mission.

16 "Come near me and listen to this:
"From the first announcement I have not spoken in secret;
at the time it happens, I am there."
And now the Sovereign LORD has sent me,
with his Spirit.

In Isaiah 48:14 you can see that God will be sending somebody to free Israel from Babylon. Then in verse 15 it says this person will succeed in freeing the Israelis from the Babylonians. Now here are some Questions for you:

Did Jesus free Israel from the Babylonians? Will he ever do that?

Now let's move on to verse 16 in which Isaiah is telling the Israelis that the Lord has sent him to free them from the Babylonians and then God tells the Israelis in the rest of the chapter, if they hadn't disobeyed him It would have never had happen.

So once again you have tooking this chapter out of its context.

Sohail

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