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Month: November 2016

Is Jesus Christ God Almighty – Acts

Is Jesus Christ God Almighty – Acts

We continue our series about what is stated concerning Jesus in the various books of the New Testament. Today, we will examine the book of Acts.

Acts 1:4 – “Wait for the Father’s promise.” – The Father is in control.

Acts 1:7 – “Not for you to know times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority.” – Jesus said his Father is in control.

Acts 2:22 – “This Jesus… was a man pointed out to you by God with miracles, wonders, and signs that God did among you through him.” – Jesus was used by God, the superior one. read more

Is Jesus Christ God Almighty – Galatians

Is Jesus Christ God Almighty – Galatians

We continue our series about what is stated concerning Jesus in the various books of the New Testament. Today, we will examine the book of Galatians.

Gal 1:1 – “By Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised him from the dead.” – Two people – the superior, God, resurrects the lesser one, Jesus, from the dead.

Gal 1:3 – “From God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ.” – Two people.

Gal 1:4 – “…who gave himself for our sins… according to the will of our God and Father.” – Jesus’ willing sacrificial death was according to his Father’s will.” read more

Is Jesus Christ God Almighty – 1 Corinthians

Is Jesus Christ God Almighty – 1 Corinthians

We continue our series about what is stated concerning Jesus in the various books of the New Testament. Today, we will examine the book of 1 Corinthians.

1 Cor 1:1 – “An apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God.” – God and Jesus separate.

1 Cor 1:2 – “To the church of God in Corinth and to those sanctified in Christ Jesus.” – Two distinct beings – God and Jesus.

1 Cor 1:3 – “from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” – Again, separate and distinct. read more

Is Jesus Christ God Almighty – Colossians

Is Jesus Christ God Almighty – Colossians

We continue our series about what is stated concerning Jesus in the various books of the New Testament. Today, we will examine the book of Colossians.

Col  1:1 – “Apostle of Christ by the will of God.” – Christ subordinate

Col 1:2 – “Brothers in Christ… peace from God our Father.” – Notice the relationship these Christians have – they are brothers of Christ, but children of God.

Col 1:3 – “God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.” read more

Is Jesus Christ God Almighty – The Gospel of Luke

Is Jesus Christ God Almighty – The Gospel of Luke

We continue our series about what is stated concerning Jesus in the various books of the New Testament. Today, we will examine the Gospel of Luke.

Luke 1:31 – “Name him Jesus,” (not God)

Luke 1:32 – “called the Son of the Most High, the Lord God will give him the throne of David” – The greater gives to the lesser.

Luke 1:35 – “power of the Most High… baby will be called the Son of God,” (not God).

Luke 2:11 – “the Savior, the Messiah, the Lord has been born,” (not God). read more

Introduction – Where is the Trinity?

Introduction – Where is the Trinity?

In the 27 books of the New Testament (NT), this core doctrine of most Protestant, Catholic, and non-denominational  churches should be prolific and abundantly clear. Is it?

Each book has certain statements of its main points, its core ideas. Church leaders generally assert that Jesus is God. If this is true, we should see this clearly in the NT. Is it?

There should be numerous and clear statements in the NT that Jesus is God the Father, or God the Son, or both – if this is true. Since this is the main doctrine of who God and Jesus are, according to most churches, identity statements in the NT should make this clear. Do they? read more