69 of 100: Reasons why Christ did not Pre-exist his birth

Reasons why Christ did not Pre-exist his birth #1. A search of the old testament scriptures, reveals that Jesus is missing in the Old testament as a person but only exists as a prophecy, i.e. that he would come to existence at a future time. The hope of the Messiah was that a Messiah would be born … Continue reading 69 of 100: Reasons why Christ did not Pre-exist his birth

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57 of 100: Jesus had faith – i.e. He put his trust in his God

Jesus is described as a 'faithful' to his God. Faithful in the Greek is described: πιστός (pistos pis-tos') From G3982; objectively trustworthy; subjectively trustful: - believe (-ing, -r), faithful (-ly), sure, true. That is Jesus was faithful in the task that was assigned to him. Jesus was faithful as Moses was faithful earlier as a mediator. Heb 3:1  Therefore, holy brothers, … Continue reading 57 of 100: Jesus had faith – i.e. He put his trust in his God

56 of 100: Why Jesus was 100% human and not a Hypostatic Union/ and how ‘in him all things hold together’

And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together. And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent. For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, Col 1:17-19 ESV Question: If Jesus … Continue reading 56 of 100: Why Jesus was 100% human and not a Hypostatic Union/ and how ‘in him all things hold together’

39 of 100: “God forsaken by God — who can understand it?” – Martin Luther & about atonement

And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lamasabachthani?”—which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” - Mark 15:34 1. It is said that Martin Luther once sat down to prepare a sermon on this same text. He sat at his desk, chewing on the meaning of these … Continue reading 39 of 100: “God forsaken by God — who can understand it?” – Martin Luther & about atonement