Colossians 1: Jesus Is God

“15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. 17 He is before all [Read More…]

1 Corinthians 15: Of First Importance

“3 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, 5 and that he appeared to Cephas, and then to the Twelve. 6 After [Read More…]

John 8: Jesus the “I AM”

Some scholars suggest Jesus never claimed to be God in the Gospels. Nothing could be further from the truth. John 8 provides one of many times Jesus equated himself with Yahweh, the Lord Almighty of Israel. There we read: 54 Jesus replied, “If I glorify myself, my glory means nothing. My Father, whom you claim [Read More…]