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Theological contention

Reader comment on item: This Time, the Far-Left Surge Might Succeed
in response to reader comment: Speaking of Twisted Words

Submitted by Michael S (United States), Sep 22, 2020 at 01:32

Hi, Tovey

It's hard to discuss this subject, without getting caught in theological thickets. In short, you equated Jesus, a man, with the one and only true God (Yahweh). This is false, and it contradicts not only Jewish theology but also hundreds of scriptures in the New Testament; yet to your great advantage it is a (false) doctrine espoused by the Catholic churches and most Evangelicals. Who can argue with numbers, right?

You talk about "Jesus in his divinity". This phrase is NEVER mentioned in the New Testament, far less in the OT. The NT claims that Jesus is a man. Paul states in Romans that "in the flesh, he is the seed of David", a fact that is absolutely necessary for him to be called Messiah. (=Christ). Messiah is definitely a MAN, anointed by (the one and only) God. That should stop your arguments in their tracks.

As I said, I could come at you with literlly hundreds of verses justifying my position and that of the Jews; but I have yet to see adamant partisans of your position ever convinced by them.


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