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How can God suffer if He is outside of time?

But if God perceives reality in one eternal moment, doesn’t that mean that His whole existence is suffering? ...No? This makes no sense whatsoever as it ignores all of time that is apart from that ...
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How do Biblical Unitarians explain 1 Timothy 3:16, which says "God was manifest in the flesh"?

Please bear with me while I introduce the relevance of the work of a Unitarian scholar who was involved in the 1881 revision of the King James Version of the New Testament. The answer to your question ...
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What is the biblical basis for the belief held by Jehovah's Witnesses that Jehovah and Jesus Christ are separate entities?

As a JW myself, I would first say, that I can't find any verse in the Bible that would directly hint at Jesus being equal to Jehovah. That is not to say, that Jesus doesn't have some of the same ...
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Does the New Testament state that Jesus Christ is the 'image' and the 'likeness' of God?

I believe that Adam prefigures "him that was to come" in the area of representational or 'federal' headship. This prefiguring is mentioned in the long parenthetic encompassing verses 13-17 ...
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How do Jehovah's Witnesses explain John 8:58-59 in a way that accords with their doctrine?

Many honest people who know Greek can explain it easily without having to force the ego eimi with God's name in the burning bush passage, and we don't have to be a Jahovah's Witness for this belief. ...
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How do Jehovah's Witnesses explain John 8:58-59 in a way that accords with their doctrine?

The opposing Jews wanted to stone Jesus for claiming that he had “seen Abraham,” although, as they said, Jesus was “not yet 50 years old.” (John 8:57) The following quotes are taken from the NWT study ...
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If Jesus is "a god" would not Jehovah’s Witnesses be polytheists?

So the question you’re asking is: if Jehovah is the only true God, and Jesus is ‚a‘ god, what kind of god is Jesus? Is he a false god?“ My answer would be as a JW: The problem the question has is that ...
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The Jehovah’s Witnesses state that Jesus was God's first creation? How do they reconcile that with Genesis 1:26, Genesis 2:15-18?

The currently top answer is correct in my opinion. However, as one respondent here is very much focussed on John 1:3, here is a question I don‘t hear asked often: when John emphasized that „without it,...
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According to the Jehovah’s Witnesses, if Jesus Christ is not God why is He presented as the agent of creation?

Jehovah‘s Witnesses believe that Jesus as the Word (John 1:1-3) or Wisdom (Proverbs 8) was only begotten (John 1:18) or brought forth/born (Proverbs 8:22). While this could be called a creative act by ...
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Why could not Mary Magdalene touch the resurrected body of Jesus?

John shows his special concern of the purity law in observing the corpse impurity for Jesus. The period of postmortem impurity is observed just like the birth impurity, in two stages, first severe for ...
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This question is for the Jehovah's Witnesses? They teach Jesus Christ is "a god," so how is it that all the fullness of deity dwells in Him?

The following is taken straight from NWT Study Notes on Colossians 2:9: it is in him that all the fullness of the divine quality dwells bodily: The context shows that having this “divine quality” ...
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