The Deity of Jesus Christ

Hallelujah! THAT’s my King! 😀 Lord Jesus, Eternal Father, Mighty God! He who denies the Son, does not have the Father. He who has the Son has life, he who does not have the Son does not have life.

MJThompson's Theology Blog

Historically, Jesus Christ has been believed to be God Incarnate by the vast majority of Bible believing Christianity. The central non-negotiable belief within Christianity also known as the “divinity of Christ,” this doctrine asserts that Jesus Christ was and is God in the flesh. As the apostle Paul stated,“the fullness of deity dwells in Him (Christ) bodily”[Col. 2:9]. Many Gospel passages promote this, and Old Testament prophetic passages foretell the Incarnation. While debates over other doctrine have divided the church for centuries, unifying it is the firm conviction that Jesus of Nazareth was God manifest in the flesh.

If anything human is obvious, it is obvious that this conviction was not formed and fixed without evidence for it of the most convincing kind. The account each of Christ’s followers themselves gave of the matter is that their faith was grounded not merely in His assertions, nor merely in…

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