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

Jesus Christ, the God-Man

A gentleman is puzzled about how Jesus could refer to the Father as "my God," if he himself possessed the nature of God. He wonders if this does not somehow contradict the concept of the deity of Christ? He cites John Calvin to the effect that, while on earth, Christ's use of the "my God" expression was a reflection of ... 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 »

False Ideas About Jesus Christ

Without question Jesus of Nazareth is the most dominating figure in human history. Who was he? Or in the words of the Teacher himself in a question to the leaders of the Jewish community, "What do you think of the Christ?" Every intellectually reflective person must come to grips with this engaging question. The available data regarding the identity of ... read more »

Did Jesus Violate the Sabbath?

"A Christian writer/speaker, who travels extensively and lectures on 'Does God Exist?,' has written that the Bible indicates that Jesus, on one occasion, 'violated' the Old Testament Sabbath-day law. He has cited the Gospel of Mark 2:23-24. Would you comment on this?" It is very unfortunate that the misguided gentleman made such a reckless and unfounded assertion. The statement is ... read more »

Jesus and the Samaritan Woman

Jesus Christ was the master teacher of all times. He taught in such a variety of ways. While he frequently spoke to the multitudes, he also spent considerable time in one-on-one situations. He gave kindly attention to the individual. John's Gospel account reveals one such incident. The record of Jesus' conversation with the Samaritan woman at Jacob's well, as contained ... read more »

Jesus Christ – The Righteous Warrior

One of the more awesome scenes in the final book of the Bible reads as follows: "And I saw the heaven opened; and behold, a white horse, and he that sat thereon called Faithful and True; and in righteousness he doth judge and make war. And his eyes are a flame of fire, and upon his head are many diadems; ... read more »

Was Jesus “Gruff” and “Explosive”?

A popular writer admired by many-whose noble book, Will God Run? emphasizes the thrilling willingness of God to pardon the penitent sinner-recently penned an article that, in this writer's view, requires some exegetical adjustment. In a piece titled "What Does 'Good' Mean?" the author discussed the case of the "rich young ruler" who approached Christ, addressing the Lord as "Good ... read more »

The Jesus Seminar – Part 1

Recently (June 26, 2000), ABC News presented a special two-hour television program titled, In Search of Jesus, with popular broadcaster Peter Jennings as host. While the program touted itself as an objective investigation into the nature of the Jesus of history, it was really little more than a propaganda piece for the radical assertions of the self-proclaimed Jesus Seminar. In ... read more »

Is It Appropriate to Worship Jesus?

"Some of the songs we sing in worship address Christ. Is it appropriate to worship Jesus?" It is not surprising that some cultists, who deny the deity of Christ, should eschew the worship of the Lord. What is shocking is the fact that some-who are quite sincere, but who ought to know better, and hopefully will learn better-are expressing themselves ... read more »

Jesus Christ: The First and the Last

The book of Revelation opens with John the apostle exiled to the island of Patmos. He "was in the Spirit on the Lord's day" when he heard a loud voice behind him. As he turned to see who had spoken, he beheld the Lord Jesus - upon whose blessed countenance his eyes had not rested in more than sixty years. ... read more »