Well, it's easter time, and that means that the mainstream media and publishing houses can be counted upon to issue de-bunking attacks on orthodox christianity the best-publicized of these is bart ehrman's latest book how jesus became god many by now know at least the outlines of ehrman's. Most of us who teach in the field of christian origins get asked from time to time by students or in public lectures, “professor, do you believe jesus was x” sometimes x is “messiah,” other times it is “divine,” but in my experience, most often, the question is “do you believe that jesus was the son of god. Jesus reveals throughout the gospel of john that he is the messiah and god's son in human form as he performs miracles and calls people to believe in his name. By matt slick yes, jesus is god, but the answer needs to be expounded upon when we say that jesus is god we're using the term god in reference to the divine nature but we have to be careful because we don't want to say jesus is god and fail to understand that god is a trinity the christian doctrine of the trinity is. It is said that jesus is god's son, yet it is also said that jesus is god how can one being be both the father and son of iself and how did god have a human son, or a son that could be seen by humans and interact with humans. Jesus christ was born circa 6 bc in bethlehem little is known about his early life, but his life and his ministry are recorded in the new testament, more a theological document than a biography according to christians, jesus is considered the incarnation of god and his teachings are followed as an. When bart ehrman was a young evangelical christian, he wanted to know how god became a man, but now, as an agnostic and historian of early christianity, he wants to know how a man became god when and why did jesus' followers start saying jesus as god and what did they mean by that.
The jews picked up stones again to stone him jesus answered them, “i have shown you many good works from the father for which of them are you going to stone me” the jews answered him, “it is not for a good work that we are going to stone you but for blasphemy, because you, being a man, make yourself god. A shocking truth the reality of christ's vicarious, substitutionary death on our behalf is the heart of the gospel according to god—the central theme of isaiah 53 we must remember, however, that sin did not kill jesus god did the suffering servant's death was nothing less than a punishment administered. One of the oldest and rarest pieces of christian writing, a third-century mosaic declaring jesus as a deity is to go on display to the public for the first time authorities in israel have announced excavation work is to begin on the archaeological site containing an early christian place of worship and the ruins of.
Though these authors undoubtedly mean well, their position is quite erroneous as to the nature of the incarnate christ several arguments have been employed in attempting to buttress this position for example, it has been argued: god cannot be tempted (james 1:13) but jesus was tempted (matthew 4:1ff luke 4: 1ff. We need only to look at the jews' reaction to his statement to know he was claiming to be god they tried to stone him for this very reason: “you, a mere man, claim to be god” (john 10:33) the jews understood exactly what jesus was claiming—deity when jesus declared, “i and the father are one,” he was saying that. Is jesus really 100% god if so, how could he also be 100% man is that really possible.
In john 1, we are told, god tells how he used jesus to create the world but, why does genesis not mention this that is what i always wondered, until j. Jesus is god - study biblical proof that speaks of jesus' deity is he god why is this concept so important to us today.
Jesus and the god of israel: god crucified and other studies on the new testament's christology of divine identity [richard bauckham] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this book is a greatly revised and expanded edition of richard bauckham's acclaimed god crucified: monotheism and christology. Equally amazing to the doctrine of the trinity is the doctrine of the incarnation — that jesus christ is god and man, yet one person, forever as ji packer has said , “here are two mysteries for the price of one — the plurality of persons within the unity of god, and the union of godhead and manhood in the.
The bible says that jesus christ was not just a great man he was god in human flesh in other words, when you look at jesus, you are looking at god — in all of his compassion and love and mercy and power. Jesus also referred to as jesus of nazareth and jesus christ, was a first-century jewish preacher and religious leader he is the central figure of christianity most christians believe him to be the incarnation of god the son and the awaited messiah (christ) prophesied in the old testament virtually all modern scholars of.
Others were convinced that jesus was god: paul: christ is the visible image of the invisible god1 john: he existed in the beginning with god2 peter: you must worship christ as lord of your life3 but what did jesus say about himself did he ever identify himself as god according to the bibleabsolutely below are. In response to the disciple thomas, jesus said i am the way, and the truth, and the life no one comes to the father, but through me (john 14:6) from this statement alone, one would have to wonder why nobody could come to god directly maybe jesus was really saying that he was god rich deem. Some say jesus christ was just a man, or maybe a great teacher but he was and is much more than that the bible says jesus is unique in both his person and his purpose he wasn't just some spiritual individual during his time on earth he was both god's son (john 3:16) and god himself—god in human flesh (1. Welcome to another video here at my channel jesus truth never forget that jesus loves you romans 5:8 but god demonstrates his own love toward us, in that w.
Jesus christ is the second person of the godhead, sent by the father as jesus christ to be god revealed in the flesh for our salvation jesus was conceived by the holy spirit and born of the virgin mary, fully god and fully human, two natures in one person. Some people claim to believe that jesus was a “good prophet”, but they deny that jesus is god if that is you, i would like to encourage you to consider some of these bible verses. Where in the bible does it say that jesus claimed to be god many people have come to my door in hopes of proving that jesus never claimed to be god because he wasn't god here are some verses that show their argument to have no merit the jews answered him (jesus), 'for a good work we do not stone you, but for.