Was Jesus the Deity? Did Jesus Christ affirm that He was God? Did He ever charge His disciples to proclaim that doctrine?. by George Joseph Lucas

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Friend, make no mistake about it: the Lord Jesus Christ is Deity. He came to this earth and suffered in human flesh for thirty-three years. He lived a perfectly sinless life, and then laid that life down as an eternal payment for your sins.

Mohammed didn't pay for your sins, because Mohammed wasn't God. James seems to be relying on Jesus own self-understanding of being both lawgiver and judge. James Was Jesus the Deity?

book that there was only one lawgiver and judge, and that is God. James also knew that Jesus is lawgiver and judge. James knew and believed that Jesus is the one true God, and wrote to. The deity of Jesus is considered an essential doctrine and is a central non-negotiable belief within Christianity.

Also known as the "divinity of Christ," this doctrine asserts that Jesus Christ was and is the Son of God incarnate. Such teaching exalts man but debases God. By ascribing Deity to Jesus Christ we mean just the opposite: Jesus Christ is the eternal Creator, who, though He became man, yet was different in essence from every created being in the universe.

The one great necessity for the Deity of Jesus Christ is seen in the scriptural doctrine of salvation. The Deity of Jesus Ken Birks, Pastor/Teacher I. Introductory Remarks. In this message I want to too address the issue of the Deity of Jesus from the perspective of John’s gospel.

The other books of the gospel tell the story of Jesus. but we find John focusing on distinct theological themes, which contrastFile Size: KB. The Bible teaches the existence of only one true God. Was Jesus the Deity? book people claim that Jesus could not possess Deity, because they say that would make two gods (the Father and the Son); whereas the Bible says there is only one God.

The book of Hebrews and the deity of Christ. Today teaching theology is absent from most Church’s and because of this many of the members become subject to the cults who have honed their arguments and convince them Jesus is not God or there is no tri unity in His nature.

Jesus cannot become peoples savior without them knowing that He is Lord. Jesus of Nazareth (/ ˈ dʒ iː z ə s /; 7–2 BC/BCE to 30–36 AD/CE), commonly referred to as Jesus Christ or simply as Jesus or Christ, is the central figure of Christianity. Most Christian denominations venerate him as God the Son incarnated and believe that he rose from the dead after being crucified.

12 Some people believe that Jesus and God are the same person. But that’s not what the Bible teaches. The Bible says that Jesus was created, which means that Jesus had a beginning. But Jehovah, who created all things, had no beginning. (Psalm ) As God’s Son, Jesus never thought of trying to be God.

The Bible clearly teaches that the. The apostle John in the book of Revelation declared the full deity of Jesus Christ where we see demonstrated the attributes and prerogatives of God at work over creation.

It is a picture of angels and living creatures saying with a loud voice, “Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power and riches and wisdom and might and honor and. Come and meet the One at the center of the greatest story ever told.

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pages, hardcover from Nelson/5(14). by Luke Wayne 9/5/ The book of Jude is one of the shortest books in the New Testament, containing only one small chapter. Yet, even in these few lines, Jude manages to add to the vast biblical testimony of the deity of is clear, even in this tiny letter, that the earliest Christians confessed Jesus to be the one true God and believed in the biblical doctrine that would come to be.

F.F. Bruce & W.J. Martin, The Deity of Christ. Manchester: North of England Evangelical Trust, Pbk. pp The Deity of Christ F.F. Bruce & W.J.

Martin [p.3] The belief in the deity of Christ is derived directly from statements concerning Him in the Bible. The references are so many and their meaning so plain, that Christians of every shade.

For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

John | View whole chapter | See verse in context And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone. But if Jesus possesses all qualities that are unique to God, He must be God, He must possess Deity.

Philippians Christ existed in the form of God, but did not consider it robbery (a thing to be grasped - ASV) to be equal with God. Max Lucado, once again has authored a book for everyone to grow in their faith. "Jesus, The God Who Know Your Name", lets us know Jesus: Immanuel, Friend, Teacher, Miracle Worker, Lamb of God, and Returning King.

This book will touch your heart - why - Max Lucado writes: "He knows you." "Jesus came to be near you." "I am with you', Jesus said."/5. The Deity of Christ is a biblical defense of Jesus' divinity—the cornerstone of Christian doctrine.

From over a dozen New Testament texts, pastor and theologian John MacArthur explores how Jesus is God, and why it matters. This study will deepen your knowledge of Christ, and thus your love for Him, fortifying your will and increasing your. of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ” (Titus ).

point, see our book, The Eternal Sonship of Christ by George Zeller and Renald Showers available from usThe Deity of Christ—My Lord and My God. He is called “The Lord” (Greek: kurios, êõñéïò). The Deity of Christ—My Lord and My God File Size: KB.

The deity of Christ is an essential doctrine of the Christian faith and The Deity of Christ should be essential reading for faithful followers of Jesus Christ.” David S. Dockery, Chancellor, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School “Nothing should be more important and more interesting to a Christian than Jesus.

Jesus Is the Son of God. Some claim that because Jesus is the Son of God, He must be a lesser God than God the Father. Among the ancients, however, an important meaning of Son of is “one who has the same nature as.” Jesus, as the Son of God, has the very nature of God (John, ).

He is thus not a lesser : Dr. Ron Rhodes. The sermon this morning is on The Doctrine of the Deity of Christ – that Jesus is none other than God incarnate, God in the flesh, God made manifest, God walking and talking and tabernacling among men. And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of His disciples, which are not written in this book.

I marshal five arguments for the deity of Christ: First, Jesus is identified with God. Recent scholarship has taught us to argue for Christ’s deity based on the way that early Christians identified Jesus unambiguously with the one God of Israel (1 Cor.

–6). Second, Jesus receives devotion due to God alone. Amazingly, the New Testament. Andrew Fuller Holy Faith, Worthy Gospel, World Mission. Astonished by God Ten Truths to Turn the World Upside Down. Battling Unbelief Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure.

Beyond the Bounds Open Theism and the Undermining of Biblical Christianity. Bloodlines Race, Cross, and the Christian. Brothers, We Are Not Professionals A Plea to Pastors. Christ-Deity 4 the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those who are in heaven, and on earth, and under the earth, 11 and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” 3.

Col “15 And He is the image of the invisible God, the first-born of all creation For by Him all things were created, {both} in the heavens and on earth File Size: KB.

God’s word is that fixed point for our souls. Its truths are fixed – “forever, O Lord, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens” (Ps. ).Thus, it gives us a safe and accurate reference point for our lives. A person who rejects God’s word as the source of truth may feel like they’re on the right road – they’re going straight – but inevitably they go astray.

The Deity of Christ by John MacArthur is a biblical defense of Jesus' deity and a clarion call for believers to rise up and defend this core doctrine. Both new and seasoned Christians will benefit from MacArthur's clear take on the relevant Bible passages.

They will come away with rock solid assurance that Jesus was indeed the unique son of God and a deeper more profound appreciation of Christ 5/5(1). About Putting Jesus in His PlaceWhat Christians have affirmed for nearly two millennia—that Jesus is God—is frequently and openly called into question today.

It’s natural that those who reject the Bible also reject its exalted view of Christ. But surprisingly, many who embrace the authority of Scripture are quick to argue that Jesus’ deity is found nowhere in its pages.

The doctrine of the deity of Christ says that Jesus possesses a truly divine nature. It does not deny that he possesses a truly human nature also, with all of its attendant properties intact and unconfused (which is the corresponding doctrine of the hypostatic union or dual natures of Christ).

But it affirms that he is as to his deity, in the language of the Nicene Creed, “the only Son of. DEITY OF clearest and fullest expression of the deity of Christ is found in the Nicene Creed which was originally presented at the Council of Nicaea, a.d.

In the Eng. Book of Common Prayer the tr. appears as follows: “ one Lord Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, Light of Light, Very God of Very God, Begotten, not made.”.” Set forth in this statement is every.

Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives. We’re on a mission to change that.

All of our resources exist to guide you toward everlasting joy in Jesus Christ. Barret said that in there w books written about Jesus. O of these books had “Jesus” in their titles. In almost 1, new “Jesus” books came off the press— that’s four a day.

Indeed, it is a very broad subject. This paper will focus on the fact that Jesus was fully God File Size: 1MB. “Answers to the Cults’ Attacks on Jesus’ Deity” by Charlie Campbell “20 Reasons Christians Believe Jesus is God” (or in Spanish) by Charlie Campbell.

Trifold Version: Cover, Inside “Concise Answers to Atheists’ Objections to Jesus” by Charlie Campbell “An Examination of. For example, Jesus never used the term “God” when referring to Himself, none of the synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark, or Luke) ever explicitly gives the title “God” to Jesus, no sermon in the Book of Acts attributes the title “God” to Jesus, no existing Christian confession(s) of Jesus as “God” exist earlier than the late 50s and.

“If Jesus Christ was ‘God,’ while he was upon the earth, why did he refer to the Father as ‘the only true God’ in John ?” This question was submitted by a gentleman who identified himself as a “Jehovah’s Witness.”It is important to understand that the Watchtower folks repudiate the deity of Christ, alleging that Jesus, as he lived upon this earth, was nothing “more than.

How We Can Know That Jesus is God, J Janu Don Closson explains the five lines of evidence that Jesus is God from the book Putting Jesus in His Place. Jesus Shares the Honor Given to God.

Defending the deity of Christ can be a source of anxiety for some believers. Perhaps it is because our defense often consists only of. We have all sinned and deserve God’s judgment. God, the Father, sent His only Son to satisfy that judgment for those who believe in Him. Jesus, the creator and eternal Son of God, who lived a sinless life, loves us so much that He died for our sins, taking the punishment that we deserve, was buried, and rose from the dead according to the you truly believe and trust this in your.

The affirmations of the deity of Christ in the book of Hebrews are so extensive that they must be listed by themselves. They only can be compared to Colossians 1. The revelation of Christ is distinguished from the revelation of the Old Testament inasmuch as the former was given by prophets, the latter was given by God's own Son (1: ).

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