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Why must God reach the fullness of Glory (reformed theology)?

Let me answer a few of your side-concerns before I get to your main question. Reformed theology stresses that God created the universe for one purpose: to glorify him fully I'm not certain how ...
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According to Trinitarians, why does Jesus glorifying himself amount to nothing?

There is a lack of appreciation for the fine and complex texture depicted of the existential and operational relationships among the three of the Divine Trinity in the activities of the incarnated Son....
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According to Trinitarians, why does Jesus glorifying himself amount to nothing?

According to those who hated Jesus, THEY accused Jesus of glorifying himself, but Jesus’ response shows that he did not. That is why he answered, “IF I glorify myself…” Had he said “I glorify myself ...
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According to Trinitarians, why does Jesus glorifying himself amount to nothing?

The conversation begins way back at verse 13 where the Pharisees accuse Jesus of testifying about himself, which thing is inadmissible under the law: So the Pharisees said to him, “You are bearing ...
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Why must God reach the fullness of Glory (reformed theology)?

All reformed theology adheres to is that the purpose for anything created is to 'glorify God' but that is obviously true under any theology that uses reason within its framework. God must have a ...
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Why is it declared that Jesus was fully God while on earth when he did not have all attributes of God?

Glory: (1) high renown or honor won by notable achievements. (2), magnificence or great beauty. Please notice what Jesus says at John 17:1, "Father, the hour has come; glorify Thy Son, that the ...
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Do Biblical Unitarians teach a current, "notional", glory of Jesus?

No. To the extent there is a consensus about this particular passage among Biblical Unitarians, it is probably that Jesus, when making the prayer, existed literally, and so therefore, he was asking ...
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Why is it declared that Jesus was fully God while on earth when he did not have all attributes of God?

Had Jesus presented himself in his Full Glory no one would be able to look upon him. That would defeat the purpose of his presence as a man. ( Remember Moses had to wear a veil not to scare people, ...
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Do Biblical Unitarians teach a current, "notional", glory of Jesus?

As a non-trinitarian, whom most would consider a Unitarian, I will answer from my own perspective even though because of certain views held by many Unitarians respecting this very issue, I am ...
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Why does God desire glorification?

Simple answer. Why does God "desires"... Hey hold on! By desire you would mean Strong craving towards a thing (external) that brings satisfaction If we add glory to the sentence it won't ...
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Why does God desire glorification?

St. Ambrose defined glory as: Gloria est clara notitia cum laude.Glory is clear fame/notoriety/knowledge with praise. Gloria is related to γνῶς in the sense of "fame, notoriety/knowledge." Fr. ...
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Why does God desire glorification?

You can't apply human psychology to God. God doesn't have the same brain processes like humans so if God is glorified it is not for the same reasons as the human wants to be glorified. So talking ...
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Why does God desire glorification?

Starting from God requesting us to glorify Him is starting from the end of the order of things. First and foremost, God deserves to be praised. Hence His request for it from us. That is the correct ...
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