The following articles are related to the topic of JESUS, JEHOVAH

Is Jesus Jehovah?

"Jehovah's Witnesses" argue vehemently that it is never proper to refer to Jesus Christ by the name "Jehovah." Their literature states: "Jesus is not Jehovah" (Reasoning from the Scriptures, 198). As was pointed out in a previous article (see A Brief Study of The Angel of Jehovah ), however, the designation "Jehovah" simply denotes the self-existence of deity. If it ... read more »

Jesus and Jehovah

"Jehovah's Witnesses" argue vehemently that it is never proper to refer to Jesus Christ by the name "Jehovah." Their literature states: "Jesus is not Jehovah" (Reasoning from the Scriptures, 1989, p. 198). As was pointed out in a previous article (see A Brief Study of the Angel of Jehovah ), however, the designation "Jehovah" simply denotes the self-existence of deity. ... read more »

The Value of “Waiting” on Jehovah

One of the truly thrilling passages of the Old Testament is nestled in the book of Isaiah. "[T]hey that wait for Jehovah shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint" (40:31). Historical Background To appreciate this passage some background is in order. The ... read more »

Isaiah 6:1-5 – Isaiah’s Vision of Jehovah

In the year that king Uzziah died, Isaiah saw "the Lord" sitting upon a throne. Heavenly creatures stood above this divine Being crying, "Holy, holy, holy is Jehovah of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory." In the presence of such majesty the prophet felt his exceeding sinfulness, hence, declared: "Woe is me! for I am undone; because ... read more »

A Brief Study of the Angel of Jehovah

One of the most intriguing inquiries into the literature of the Old Testament has to do with that mysterious being that is referred to as "the angel of Jehovah" (KJV; Genesis 16:7-14), or "the angel of God" (Genesis 21:17-19)-the two expressions having to do with the same entity (cf. Judges 6:20, 21). Exactly who was this person? What Is an ... read more »

Was Jesus Created First?

"A friend, who is a Jehovah's Witness, says that Jesus Christ was the first creature made by God the Father. He cites Colossians 1:15, where Jesus is said to be the 'firstborn of all creation' as proof. Can you comment on this?" The Watchtower dogma, that Jesus was the first being created by the Father and, therefore, he is not ... read more »

The Marks of Jesus

On his first missionary journey (ca. A.D. 46-48), Paul and his friend, Barnabas, established several churches in the Roman province of Galatia. Largely due to the archaeological work of Sir William Ramsay, this region is believed to have been situated in southern Asia Minor. It likely involved the churches in Antioch (Pisidia), Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe (Acts 13:14-14:26). Perhaps a ... read more »

Why Was Jesus Baptized?

The baptism of Jesus Christ is one of the truly epochal events within the Gospel records. It is chronicled by the synoptic writers in a total of only ten verses (five in Matthew, three in Mark, and two in Luke), and yet it is pivotal in that it signals the commencement of the Lord's preaching ministry. Why was Jesus immersed ... read more »

Was Jesus Created By God?

"Is there a possibility that before the Universe was created that God, the 'Ancient of days,' was all alone, and that out of his own being he brought into existence the Word, who eventually became Jesus Christ?" No, that is not a concept that can be harmonized with Bible truth. Consider the following: No other God before or after Jehovah ... read more »

Was Jesus Really the “Messiah”?

A Jewish opponent of Christianity argues: "Christians claim that the mission of Jesus of Nazareth was to bring peace to this earth.It has been two thousand years since he was born, and yet still there is no peace.In fact, there seems to be more conflict than ever.Does this not prove that Jesus was not the person Christians claim him to ... read more »