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The Bible tells us that after Jesus was baptised in the Jordan (Matthew 3:13) he was led by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness and fasted for forty days and nights. The purpose of this period of total fasting was to prepare him for the ministry that would change the world. Satan offered Jesus alternatives to God’s plan, compromises that would satisfy His ...


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The phrase you quoted is part of what Jesus said to His apostles at the Last Supper, when He instituted the Eucharist. The part about "shed for the forgiveness of sins" is Jesus's prediction of what was going to happen the next day at Calvary.


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"Here is a clear statement by Paul of the deity of Christ." If Paul had wanted to make a clear statement equating Jesus with God, he sure did it in a funny way - a series of verses that are highly contentious, whether between trinitarians and unitarians or just between trinitarians themselves. IMO something clear would have been something that ...


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In Acts 2 Peter addresses a Jewish crowd and says that the death of Jesus was both the act of humans and the plan of God: Acts 2:22-23 NIV: Fellow Israelites, listen to this: Jesus of Nazareth was a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through him, as you yourselves know. This man was handed over to you by God’...


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Yes, according to mainstream Christian belief God did fully inhabit a human body. It is key to Christian belief that God the Son did incarnate as a human being, Jesus of Nazareth. A key part of this is that he "humbled himself", meaning that he became less than he was. He gave up his infiniteness, his omnipotence and his omniscience to become like ...


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The scriptures are very clear - Jesus was a man tempted like us, made like us in every way. Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect... Heb 2:17 But the OP says Jesus is 'only a man'. No, not like any other man (which is what is implied), but a man without any sin. Yet he is still a man. There is no room here for a God/man. A God/man ...


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