Your Gospel of John Says “the Word Was God,” But that Translation Is Really Quite Odd

Throughout church history, almost all New Testament (NT) scholars have insisted there are two primary NT passages that identify Jesus as "God." These are John 1.1c ("and the Word was God") and John 20.28 ("my Lord and my God").* In this article we will consider only John 1.1c. (Click here to see the post about John 20.28.) This brief third clause in John 1.1 has caused Christians to believe Jesus is God more than any other Bible text. But that is because the traditional translation of it is … [Read more...]