Posts Tagged ‘God the Father’
How can Christ be equal to the Father when he submitted to the Father?
Question: I read the article, ‘Who was the angel that Jacob wrestled with at Jabbok?’, and I was a bit confused. If Christ was called a messenger of God before he took a lower form (Philippians 2:6-8), how can we argue objectively with the Jehovah’s Witnesses that he is equal to God? In I Corinthians…Read More
The Godhead Dwells in Us
by Whit Sasser God Dwells in Christians II Corinthians 6:16 Ephesians 4:6 Philippians 2:13 I John 4:12-16 Christians Dwell in God I John 4:15-16 Christ Dwells in Christians Colossians 3:11 John 6:56 John 15:4-5 John 17:23, 26 Galatians 2:20 Galatians 4:19 II Corinthians 4:10-11 II Corinthians 13:5 Ephesians 3:17 Romans 8:20 Philippians 1:20 Christians Dwell…Read More
Is the Father the only true God?
Question: In Do You Believe in Three Gods or One? it is stated: We believe in the one true and living God because the Bible teaches it. Jesus identifies who the “one true and living God” is in John 17:3 which states in the King James Version: “And this is life eternal, that they might…Read More
Did God or Christ lead Israel?
Question: Hi Mr. Jeffrey, I was reading this article: Immorality: The Forbidden Territory and found this statement: “The Israelites even had Christ on their side! How often do we quote, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13)? The Israelites’ access to Christ did not allow most of them to reach…Read More
Did Jesus always have all authority?
Question: In Matthew’s 28:18, why was all authority given to Jesus? Did he not have all authority already? And in I Corinthians it says that He will give all authority back to his Father. Please explain this to me. Answer: “And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to…Read More
Why does Jesus say the Father is greater than him if they are equal and Jesus is God?
Question: Why does Jesus say in John 14:28 the Father is greater than him if they are equal and Jesus is God? Answer: That Jesus is God is clearly declared by John: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with…Read More
Who must we believe in to go to heaven, God or Jesus?
Question: Who must we believe in to go to heaven, God or Jesus? Answer: The answer is both. You cannot believe in one without believing in the other. “I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will believe in Me through their word; that they all may be one, as You,…Read More
The spirit cannot be God
Question: [Note: This has been severely reduced from the original because it was too long and filled with twisted usage of the Scriptures. I am only presenting a summary so you can get the gist of the arguments made.] The spirit cannot be God. If your congregation is singing praises to the holy spirit, you…Read More
By what name shall we address the Father?
Question: By what name shall we address the Father? Answer: God, the Father, refers to Himself by a variety of names. The implication is that one name alone is inadequate to describe His nature. The sermon outline, “The Name of God” for a list of names and their meanings. When you address your parents, I…Read More
Are Jesus, the Father, and the Spirit three manifestations of the same one Spirit?
Question: I see that you believe in the water baptism and the necessity of that being the remission of the sins that are forgiven. I note that in the Book of Acts, and God showed me this at 16 years old, that the apostles always baptized in the name of Jesus. The power of heaven…Read More