The ethiopic version renders it, then his disciples disputed among themselves pinning it down to this very time: and what might give occasion to the present dispute, may be what christ had said concerning the kingdom of god, luke 22:16 which they understanding of the temporal kingdom of the messiah, and fancying,. Years ago i read the following simple but effective illustration from greg koukl on how to use a napkin, a pen, and a bible verse to show a jehovah's witness that scripture teaches (even in their own translation) that jesus must be god greg, who is the president of stand to reason and the author of one of. The apostles become involved in “a heated dispute among them over which one of them was considered to be the greatest” (luke 22:24) how saddened jesus he answers: “it is enough” (luke 22:38) that they have two swords with them will soon afford jesus an opportunity to teach another important lesson why are. The documentary the case for christ follows reporter lee strobel as he interviews a number of religious and historical scholars in order to find out if there is any proof of the resurrection, and to discover the historical veracity of the new testament in trying the case for christ, strobel cross-examined a number of experts and. Then jesus was led up by the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil and after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry and the tempter came and said to him, “if you are the son of god, command these stones to become loaves of bread” but he answered, “it is written, “'man shall not live by bread. The new testament is replete with direct and indirect claims of christ's divinity perhaps the most famous is the beginning of the gospel of john: in the beginning was the word and the word of with god and the word was god (john 1:1-3) jesus is the word made flesh (john 1:14) jesus is god.
The good news is that jesus told us he is god in many different ways he has made it clear that he and god the father are one (john 10:30), and says in john 14:6, i am the way and the truth and the life who else could claim these things except god does that mean there are multiple gods believing jesus is god. Swinburne advances a series of claims that precede uniquely christian revelation: that the existence of god has some probability from features in the universe, such as orderliness or religious experience (pp 15-16) that a modest probability can be assigned to the claim that god is a person who is rational,. Conflict in the church is god's training program to teach us to love people we don' t like very much at the moment sometimes it seems that god must the people of the early church, having seen the resurrection of jesus and been filled with the holy spirit, weren't free of disputes and conflict either in his letter, james says. A related line of evangelical argument addresses the notion that jesus christ was a great philosopher and ethicist, but not god it draws on the trilemma as postulated by c s lewis and others, which argues that jesus claimed to be god, and either this claim was true and jesus was in fact divine, or else he was a charlatan.
Again, the only position left is that his claim is true jesus is lord and god the only real argument that remains, is that jesus was just a legend or myth there is little likelihood that jesus' claims are legend there just wasn't enough time for any legendary development of the story to replace what really happened. If god could make other gods then it makes god a lot less unique in the universe and we could claim that there are other gods to follow and jesus isn't the only way no, jesus had to be god, part of the trinity, one god as we read and study the bible, and as we get to know jesus closer, we cannot help but. The following quotes are taken from a book published in 1992 entitled, born before all time: the dispute over christ's origin the author of this his sinless condition gave him the right to be treated as if he were god, that is, to enjoy the incorruptibility in which adam was created this right, however, he. People can make claims but our question is what evidence do you bring to prove your claim considering the evidence the quran (muhammad) is wrong in its claim concerning jesus and his death thus making the quran a historically unreliable book and can't be from god the claim the bible made is.
The authority of the lord jesus may be studied from various vantage points, eg, his eternal authority before the universe existed, his incarnate authority as god's son in the the lord saw this as an opportunity to rebuke the hebrew populous the miracles of jesus authenticated his claim of being god's unique son. Some of the twelve had fallen into muttering dispute among themselves over the matter of individual precedence, possibly as to the order in which they should peter made signs to john, who occupied the place next to jesus and was at that moment leaning his head on the lord's breast, that he asked which of them was.
A classic example of this was the dispute over the nature of christ that led the roman emperor constantine the great to convene the council of nicaea (in modern-day western turkey) in ad 325 constantine, although held by many to be the first “christian” roman emperor, was actually a sun-worshiper who was only.
Therefore, a denial of the virgin birth is antithetical to the christian faith god is all -powerful jesus is god the bible is god's word these are key points in the however, christians do not claim that mary spontaneously became pregnant, but that someone other than joseph, identified as “the holy spirit”, got her pregnant. Mark 1:1 reads as follows: ᾿αρχὴ τοῦ εὐαγγελίου ᾿ιησοῦ χριστοῦ υἱοῦ θεοῦ ( “the beginning of the gospel of jesus christ, the son of god”) the last two words in greek are disputed because of their omission in some important manuscripts these same manuscripts cannot be charged with being the. Jesus is very different from other gods, so we must accept the fact that christianity came from different source than other religion why jesus doesn't because evidence necessary to prove the case either way -man or myth- is absent the argument boils down to claims of probability rather than focusing.