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How can one counter-argue this argument against the existence of God?

Since the story from which this argument is derived says that God created us, and the world we live in, on purpose, the argument of self control is moot. So, this ultimately boils down to a question ...
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What reason is there to believe that 1st C Jews thought that being the Son of God = God?

The Son of God reference was definitely not unique, but can be applied to all children of God, to angels, etc. However, you are looking from the context of Messiah/Christ's title, Son of God. In that ...
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What reason is there to believe that 1st C Jews thought that being the Son of God = God?

I'm responding from a non-trinitarian perspective. I claim that Jesus calling himself the "Son of God" was not the cause for the Jews to think that Jesus claimed himself to be God, but that ...
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What passages of scripture give the strongest support for Jesus being a separate person than YHWH?

My favorite prooftext to show that Jesus and Jehovah (and the Holy Spirit) are different entities My biggest prooftext to show that Jesus cannot be Jehovah (the Father) happens to be what is known to ...
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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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God's presence among us

Am not a trinitarian but I will tell you that God is exceedingly powerful and there are reasons he doesn't interact with us directly, for one it is his glory , the glory of God forbids it because He ...
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Is believing in God for salvation the same as believing in Jesus as Christ?

No. We must believe in both. They are separate beings. John 17:3 KJV And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. Note: The ...
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What passages of scripture give the strongest support for Jesus being a separate person than YHWH?

Jesus is not the Father and the Father is not Jesus and neither is the Holy Spirit either of them. In the beginning before God created Adam and Eve, he refers to his two other helpers with the phrase ...
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Is believing in God for salvation the same as believing in Jesus as Christ?

OP: if the Son is fully God, do those who have never heard the Jewish name of the Messiah (Joshua, meaning the Lord saves) or the exact details of his virgin birth, death, and resurrection, ...
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Is believing in God for salvation the same as believing in Jesus as Christ?

I was deciding which side to answer from when I stumbled upon a verse which decided for me. Thus, I will attempt to prove that monotheism is not saving: I'm going to provide that Scripture: "For ...
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Is believing in God for salvation the same as believing in Jesus as Christ?

Is believing in God for salvation the same as believing in Jesus as Christ? Does this misunderstand the Trinity? How about the Sawi people of Irian Jaya and their understanding of the Peace Child? ...
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Is believing in God for salvation the same as believing in Jesus as Christ?

I'll try to address the question, but as others have pointed out, perspectives on this issue are mostly subjective, and this topic is quite a complex and multi-faceted one. One thing to consider is ...
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Why God does what he does?

The problem of the existence of evil and suffering, despite there being a benevolent and omnipotent God, has many answers. Of course, there are the arguments that: Without the possibility of evil, ...
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Does God have a sense of humor? Does he laugh?

Made in His image A lot of Christians do not know what the phrase image refers to in Biblical context. To be made in God's image means that we reflect God's character in all ways including emotion ...
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Does God have a sense of humor? Does he laugh?

Extra biblical text? I guess I look at what is sometimes called the book of life: It's funny it's written on DNA, which is Deoxyribonucleic Acid. This contains a number of puns. DEO is a latin word ...
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Do Latter-day Saints believe in an infinite regression of Gods?

Yes. There is no such thing as a child without a father and a mother. The Scriptures teach that "we are the children of God" (Romans 8:16). The central message of Scripture is that God has a ...
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Which Person of the Trinity is the Ancient of Days sitting on His throne?

The Ancient of Days is God the Father Daniel 7:13: 13 “In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man,[a] coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of ...
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