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Who is Jesus? 

”but who do you say that I am?” Matt 16:15

Which of these beliefs on Jesus fits the whole Bible?

Step 1 – Do you agree with these 8 scriptural facts of God and of Jesus?

Bible FactsBible's ViewScripture References
1. Father not seenNo human has ever seen the Father in personJohn 1:18; 1 John 4:12; John 6:46
2. God has been seen God (YHWH) appeared many times in the Old Testament, even sharing mealsGen 18:1-3; Gen 32:24–25, 28–30; Gen 3:8
3. Jesus Worshipped Jesus is worshipped by both humans and angelsJohn 5:23; Heb 1:6; Matt 8:2, 14:33, 28:9,17; John 9:38; Luke 24:52; Rev 5:12-14
4. Only one GodMany gods mentioned but only one true God and others falseIsa 43:10; Isa 44:6, 8; Isa 45:5, 14, 18, 21,22; 46:9; 47:8; John 17:3; 1 Cor. 8:5-6; Gal. 4:8-9
5. All called GodFather, Son and Holy Spirit are all called GodIs 9:6; Jn 20:27-29; Re 1:8,17; 1 Peter 1:2; John 20:28; Acts 5:3-4; John 10:33, John 5:18
6. Separate Persons Father and Son are Separate PersonsJohn 14:28; Luke 23:34; Matt 27:46; Mark 15:34
7. Jesus not an Angel Jesus specifically said not to be an AngelHebrews 1:3-8, 13, 14; Heb. 2:5
8. Jesus Pre-existed Jesus existed in Heaven prior to existing on the EarthMicah 5:2; John 8:58, 17:5,24; John 1:15;

 

Step 2 – Which explanation supports them all?

Jesus is...1. Father not seen2. God has been seen3. Jesus worshipped4. Only one God5. All called God6. Separate persons7. Jesus not an Angel8. Jesus pre-existed
a. the same person as the Father (Modalism)closeclosecheckcheckcheckclosecheckcheck
b. a man that did not exist before the first century who then became a god (Unitarianism)closeclosecheckcloseclosecheckcheckclose
c. an Archangel called Michael who is a separate god (Arianism)closecloseclosecloseclosecheckclosecheck
d. a lesser and separate god we should not worship (Henotheism)closeclosecheckcloseclosecheckcheckcheck
e. a lesser and separate god we should worship (Polytheism)closeclosecheckcloseclosecheckcheckcheck
f. a separate person and with the Father and Holy Spirit as a group-identity of God (Trinity) checkcheckcheckcheckcheckcheckcheckcheck


Which of these beliefs on Jesus fits the whole Bible?


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