Jesus is God in the flesh. He was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of a virgin woman (Isaiah 7:14, Luke 1:35), and as such is both fully God and
Few people question Jesus’ existence. But, who he really was has been a debate for centuries. Jesus said, according to the New Testament, to be God Himself. His claims make it impossible to say he was just a good man or moral teacher, as many
Jesus is called the Son of God because he was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of Mary, a virgin woman. Through her, God brought about a kind of second creation, without the original sin from the lineage of Adam and Eve. Linking Jesus into Mary’s family tree made him a descendant of King David and Abraham, fulfilling Old Testament prophecies (Luke 2:4).
Jesus suffered as a man, became tired and hungry, felt pain and discomfort. The Bible says Jesus was tempted in every way just as we
The Bible says Jesus is the very image of God and that “in
Jesus’ identity is essential to Christians. If he’s not God, his death wouldn’t have mattered (1 John 2:2). Jesus had to be fully God to pay the debt of our sin, and he had to be fully man to die for them (Romans 5:8; 2 Corinthians 5:21). Redemption can only be found in Jesus. That’s why he said, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:6)
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