What about God?

Questions and answers we would all agree on:

1. In whose name do people come together to pray? God's 2. Who presence is actually there when people come together to pray? God's 3. Who sends angels? God 4. To whom belong the elect? God 5. Whose presence is eternally with God's followers? God's 6. Who is in Heaven and comes from Heaven? God 7. Who comes from Heaven? God 8. In whom should we place faith in order to have eternal life? God 9. Through whom is salvation? God 10. Who satisfies our spiritual hunger and thirst? God 11. Who will raise people on the Last Day? God 12. Who is the bread of life? God 13. Whose words will never pass away? God's 14. Who gives life? God 15. Who is the Life? God 16. Who will give life if we lose life for his sake? God 17. To whom shall we give our highest love? God 18. Who gives streams of living water (the Spirit)? God 19. Who is the light of the world? God 20. Who sets people free from sin? God 21. Who has the right to forgive sin? God 22. Who is eternal? God 23. Who is the resurrection and the life? God 24. Who is "Lord"? God

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Who will prepare a place in Heaven for believers? Who is the Way? Who is the Truth? Who gives power to bear fruit [good works]? You can do nothing apart from whom? Who holds the keys of death and Hades? Who searches hearts and minds? Who will repay each according to their deeds? Who will come on the clouds of Heaven to judge? Who is the Lord of the Sabbath? Who sits on his glorious throne at the renewal of all things? Who will judge the nations?

Do you agree with me that at least most of the above are properties and attributes solely belonging to God? Why do Christians claim that Jesus is God come in the flesh? Christians did not invent this idea, Jesus Himself is the one who makes this claim, over and over. Answers from Jesus Himself
1. In whose name do people come together to pray? Jesus' Jesus says, "For where two or three come together in my name [to pray]" Matthew 18:19,20 2. Who presence is actually there when people gather to pray? Jesus' Jesus says, "For where two or three come together in my name [to pray], there am I with them" Matthew 18:19, 20 3. Who sends angels? Jesus Jesus says, "The Son of Man will send out his angels" Matthew 13:41 Jesus says, "They will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky, with power and great glory. And he will send his angels" Matthew 24:30,31 [also Mt. 16:27, 25:31] 4. To whom belong the elect? Jesus Jesus says, "they will gather his elect from the four winds" Matthew 24:30, 31 5. Whose presence is eternally with God's followers? Jesus'

Jesus says, "I will be with you always, to the very end of the age" Matthew 28:20 6. Who is in Heaven and comes from Heaven? Jesus Jesus says, "No one has ever gone into Heaven except the one who came from Heaven - the Son of Man" John 3:13 7. Who comes from Heaven? Jesus Jesus says, "I am the living bread that came down from Heaven" John 6:51 Jesus says, "I am from above. ... I am not of this world" John 8:23 Jesus says, "I came from the Father and entered the world; now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father" John 16:28 8. In whom should we place faith in order to have eternal life? Jesus Jesus says, "the Son of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life" John 3:14, 15 Jesus says, "I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish" John 10:28 9. Through whom is salvation? Jesus Jesus says, "I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved." John 10:9 10. Who satisfies our spiritual hunger and thirst? Jesus Jesus says, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty" John 6:35 11. Who will raise people on the Last Day? Jesus Jesus says, "everyone who looks to the Son and believe in Him shall have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day" John 6:40-44 12. Who is the bread of life? Jesus Jesus says, "I am the bread of life" John 6:48 13. Whose words will never pass away? Jesus' Jesus says, "Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away." Mark 13:31 14. Who gives life? Jesus Jesus says, "the one who feeds on me will live because of me" John 6:57 Jesus says, "if a man keeps my word, he will never see death." John 8:51 15. Who is the Life? Jesus Jesus says, "I am the life." John 14:6 16. Who will give life if we lose life for his sake? Jesus Jesus says, "Whoever loses his life for my sake will find it." Matthew 10:39 17. To whom shall we give our highest love? Jesus Jesus says, "Anyone who loves his father or mother more than me

is not worthy of me; anyone who loves his son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me." Matthew 10:37, 38 18. Who gives streams of living water? Jesus Jesus says, "He who believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him" John 7:38, 39 19. Who is the light of the world? Jesus Jesus says, "I am the light of the world" John 8:12, 9:5 20. Who sets people free from sin? Jesus Jesus says, "Every one who sins is a slave to sin. If the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed." John 8:34, 36 21. Who has the right to forgive sin? Jesus Jesus says, "So that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins" Matthew 9:6 22. Who is eternal? Jesus Jesus says, "before Abraham was born, I am" John 8.58 23. Who is the resurrection and the life? Jesus Jesus says, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies." John 11:25 24. Who is "Lord"? Jesus Jesus says, "You call me teacher and Lord, and rightly so, for that is what I am" John 13:13 25. Who will prepare a place in Heaven for believers? Jesus Jesus says, "I am going there to prepare a place for you." John 14:2 26. Who is the Way? Jesus Jesus says, "I am the way." John 14:6 27. Who is the Truth? Jesus Jesus says, "I am the truth." John 14:6 28. Who gives power to bear fruit [good works]? Jesus Jesus says, "I am the true vine. ... Remain in me, and I will remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me." John 15:1-4 29. You can do nothing apart from whom? Jesus Jesus says, "Apart from me you can do nothing" John 15:5 30. Who holds the keys of death and Hades? Jesus Jesus says, "I am the First and the Last. I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades." Revelation 1:17, 18 31. Who searches hearts and minds? Jesus Jesus says, "I am he who searches hearts and minds" Revelation 2:23 32. Who will repay each according to their deeds? Jesus

Jesus says, "I will repay each of you according to your deeds." Revelation 2:23 33. Who will come on the clouds of Heaven to judge? Jesus The high priest said to him, "I charge you under oath by the living God: Tell us if you are the Christ, the Son of God." "Yes, it is as you say," Jesus replied. But I say to all of you: In the future you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Mighty One and coming on the clouds of heaven." Matthew 26:63,64 34. Who is the Lord of the Sabbath? Jesus Jesus says, "the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath" Matthew 12:8 35. Who sits on his glorious throne at the renewal of all things? Jesus Jesus says, "at the renewal of all things, when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne" Matthew 19:28 36. Who will judge the nations? Jesus Jesus says, "When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his throne in heavenly glory. All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats" Matthew 25:31, 32 Jesus says, "Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be able to escape all that is about to happen, and that you may be able to stand before the Son of Man." Luke 21:36 Jesus says, "all judgment [is entrusted] to the Son, that all may honor the Son" John 5:22, 23

Jesus says, "I and the Father are one" John 10:30 Philip said, "Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us." Jesus answered, Don't you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Show us the Father'?" John 14:8, 9 Why do Christians claim that Jesus is God come in the flesh? Christians did not invent this idea, Jesus Himself is the one who makes this claim, over and over. Christians accept His Word. Those who disagree, disagree with Jesus and what He says.

Compiled by Terrell Smith