Jesus God

Jesus is our High Priest and the Son of God, but He is also God. This is not a contradiction, and it is not tri-theism. It is a part of the the relationship and the truth of the Trinity.

Day One: The Deity of Christ
In addition to Jesus' specific claims about Himself, His disciples also acknowledged the deity of Christ. They claimed that Jesus had the right to forgive sins—something only God can do—as it is God who is offended by sin...
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For more, see: "What is the kenosis?"

Day Two: God in the Flesh
Since Jesus' conception by the Holy Spirit in the womb of the virgin Mary, the real identity of Jesus Christ has always been questioned by skeptics. It began with Mary's fiancÚ, Joseph, who was afraid to marry her when she revealed that she was pregnant...
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For more, see: "Is Jesus God? Did Jesus ever claim to be God?"

Day Three: God and man
The Bible teaches that Jesus Christ is both God and man. Many Christians are understandably confused when it comes to understanding how Jesus can be God and man at the same time. How could our divine Creator become a human?...
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For more, see: "What is the hypostatic union?"

Day Four: I AM
Jesus, in response to the Pharisees' question "Who do you think you are?" said, "'Your father Abraham rejoiced at the thought of seeing my day; he saw it and was glad.' 'You are not yet fifty years old,' the Jews said to him, 'and you have seen Abraham!' 'I tell you the truth,' Jesus answered, 'before Abraham was born, I am!'"...
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For more, see: "What are the strongest biblical arguments for the divinity of Christ?"

Day Five: Numbers 23:19
Some claim that the Old Testament proves that Jesus cannot be God because of Numbers 23:19a, which says, "God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent"...
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Day Six: Jesus Praying to God
To understand Jesus as God on earth praying to His Father in heaven, we need to realize that the eternal Father and the eternal Son had an eternal relationship before Jesus took upon Himself the form of a man...
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For more, see: "If Jesus was God, why did He say 'No one is good but God alone'?"

Day Seven: Alpha and Omega
Jesus proclaimed Himself to be the "Alpha and Omega" in Revelation 1:8, 11; 21:6; and 22:13. Alpha and omega are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet. Among the Jewish rabbis, it was common to use the first and the last letters of the Hebrew alphabet to denote the whole of anything, from beginning to end...
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For more, see: "When did Jesus know that He was God?"

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Published 11-9-16