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I came across this documentary called, "The Secret Family of Jesus", by a British Academic Theologian named Dr. Robert Beckford. Among the topics discussed was Christ's divinity in the eyes of those close to him (his siblings). Though not stated explicitly or openly, the Documentary argues that because due to certain vernacular and language not ...


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The Orthodox Church mainly used the four Gospels we know since the second century. Other writings are sometimes used as a second source, mostly considered «possibly reliable» . Jerome had at least one gospel «that the Ebionites and the Nazarenes use and that we have recently translated from Hebrew to Greek and that is by most called the authentic Gospel of ...


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The following are quotes from Bishops and apologists of the early church and a few were first or second generation disciples of the Apostles themselves. As such it is very easy to deduce that, not only did they have a large audience and impact, but they represent the teachings of the church at that time and of the Apostles themselves regarding the Deity of ...


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Outside of the New Testament canon itself, one of the earliest pieces of extra-Biblical evidence is the Alexamenos graffito. This shows a young man worshipping a donkey-headed figure on a cross. This likely comes from around 200AD. It seems most likely to me that worshipping of Jesus as God must have been widespread among Christians for there to be graffiti ...


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Earliest NT epistles (written circa A.D. 50-60) teaches Jesus is "not a man" (Gal 1:1, 1:11-12), but has "preexistence in the form of God and equality with God" (Phil 2:6) before/prior to "being born in the likeness of humans" (Phil 2:7) by being "born of a woman" (Gal 4:4). This incarnatoion is necessary because ...


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