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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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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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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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Has any Church Father compared the priest, deacon, and subdeacon in a Solemn High Mass to the Three Divine Persons of the Trinity?

Catholicism has held that the three Persons are Equal.. This is because an unequal Godhead would result in polytheism. Since they are all omniscient, omnipresent, and omnipotent, they have to be ...
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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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Has any Church Father compared the priest, deacon, and subdeacon in a Solemn High Mass to the Three Divine Persons of the Trinity?

The priest, and only the priest (or bishop being a priest as well) acts in persona Christi. When he does what he does during Mass, the bread is changed in the Body of Christ, the wine is changed in ...
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If God was not created, and He is eternal, the why was His form - i.e. the Holy Spirit and His Son, perfectly suited to salvation?

God is infinite fullness. There is no place in Him for necessity as He is complete. Light does not need a darkness to illuminate to have a purpose. Water does not heed a thirsty mouth to exist. ...
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If God was not created, and He is eternal, the why was His form - i.e. the Holy Spirit and His Son, perfectly suited to salvation?

John 1:1 says In the beginning was the word and the word was with God and the word was God. God has no beginning and he has no end that is why he is called the uncreated creator. God came as a man ...
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If God was not created, and He is eternal, the why was His form - i.e. the Holy Spirit and His Son, perfectly suited to salvation?

The Bible is clear that God was not created, that he is without beginning and without end, therefore - eternal. There is no "if" about that, as your comment clarifies. The question is asking ...
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If God was not created, and He is eternal, the why was His form - i.e. the Holy Spirit and His Son, perfectly suited to salvation?

This is neither a shallow nor a quickly explained aspect of the nature of God so I'll keep it short; questions and pushback will abound either way. The Son is Logos (John 1:1), which is to say not ...
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If all persons of the Trinity have the same/a united will what does Jesus mean in John 6:38?

I'll keep this one short: Jesus in His human body had emotions, pains and all other characteristics of Man. While I am not a scholar, and I'm sure the original Greek would provide insights, I'm ...
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If all persons of the Trinity have the same/a united will what does Jesus mean in John 6:38?

If Jesus had a dual nature, both a perfect man and The perfect God, wouldn't be logical that both wills be in sync with each other. Why not take John 6:38 just as it is written. Anything added to this ...
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