God cannot die. God doesn’t pray to himself. He doesn’t argue with himself. God didn’t anoint himself. God lives in Jesus, but Jesus is not God. The following Bible verses will proof the fact that Jesus is NOT God.
Everything in the Bible has to be understood as it is written. You can’t interpret whatever you like and claim that this is the truth. The word of the Bible doesn’t need to be interpreted! You only have to accept it as it is written there.
What thing soever I command you, observe to do it: thou shalt not add thereto, nor diminish from it. (Deuteronomy 12:32)
God and Jesus are one, because God lives in Jesus
The most Bible verses that are used to claim that Jesus was God, are verses which actually only state that God lives in Jesus. God is spirit and therefore He dwells in his children.
Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works. (John 14:10)
But that God lives in Jesus doesn’t mean that Jesus is God. It means that God and Jesus are one. And Jesus taught us that we can become one with God, too! But will we become God then? Of course not! So Jesus is not God, either.
That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one. (John 17:21-22)
Adam and Eve were one, too. But are they now one and the same person? No. They still remain two persons, even though they are one. If two people marry each other, will they be one person? Of course not. But anyhow, they will be inseparable in God’s eyes.
The resurrection of the dead comes by man
This Bible verse is that clear, that there really isn’t much left to explain. It says that because death came by man (Adam and Eve), the resurrection of the dead comes by man, too. That means that Jesus has to be a human, because the resurrection of the dead came through him. Take a look for yourself:
For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at his coming. Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power. For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet. (1 Corinthians 15:21-25)
God puts everything under Jesus feet
Why should God put everything under his own feet, if everything already belongs to him? He has created everything, therefore He is also the owner of all things. So this verse can only make sense, if Jesus is actually another person and not God himself:
For he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted, which did put all things under him. (1 Corinthians 15:27)
Jesus can’t do anything of his own
If he says that he can’t do anything of his own, how was he able then to do great signs and wonders? Because God did all these things THROUGH him:
I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me. (John 5:30)
There is one God and one mediator. Jesus is NOT God.
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time. (1 Thimothy 2:5-6)
Jesus is not God, but Jesus has a God
Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints, Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him. (Ephesians 1:15-17)
Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God. (John 20:17)
Jesus has only one God
If Jesus said that there is only one God, why didn’t he just say that he is God? Wouldn’t that be much easier for everyone?
And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord. (Mark 12:29)
Jesus is not God, because God is not a human
For I am God, and not man; the Holy One in the midst of thee. (Hosea 11:9)
God is not a man … neither the son of man. (Numbers 23:19)
For he [God] is not a man. (1 Samuel 15:29)
Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God is one Lord. (Deuternomy 6:4)
Jesus died, but God can’t die
God cannot die, because He is the life himself. That is why He had to leave Jesus when he died on the cross. That is the reason why Jesus cried: “God, why have you forsaken me?” (Mark 15:34).
And when the sixth hour was come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? (Mark 15:33-34)
Jesus is not God, because Jesus doesn’t know what God knows
Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled. Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only. (Matthew 24:34-36)
Jesus has a different will than God. Jesus is not God!
And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt. (Matthew 26:39)
Jesus thanks God for hearing him
Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me. And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people which stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me. (John 11:41-42)
Jesus says that only God is good
And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, that is, God. (Luke 18:18-19)
Jesus own words
And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. (John17:3)
Jesus is not God, but the son of God
He saith unto them, “But whom say ye that I am?” And Simon Peter answered and said, “Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.” And Jesus answered and said unto him, “Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 16:15-17)
God and Jesus still remain two entities
But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God. (Acts 7:55-56)
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