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β€Žβ€ŽThe answer lies in scripture without added commentary being necessary, unless of course you are forcing references other than scripture. Colossians 1: 12 Giving thanks to God the Father, who hath made us worthy to be partakers of the lot of the saints in light: β€Žβ€Ž13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness and hath translated us into the ...


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Short Answer It could not be the Holy Spirit, as the Holy Spirit doesn't have a body (beyond the Son's, more on that later). It could not be the Father, since God is not bound by death. (God is eternal: always is, was and shall be, as taught by the Catholic Church). Who does that leave? The Son. Discussion The Doctrine of the Trinity holds that ...


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St. Thomas Aquinas addresses this question in Summa Theologica III q. 3 a. 8 ("Whether it was more fitting that the Person of the Son rather than any other Divine Person should assume human nature?") c.: It was most fitting that the Person of the Son should become incarnate. First, on the part of the union; for such as are similar are fittingly united. ...



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