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Deity

Deity of Jesus Christ

1.DEFINITION: “The state of being a god”, divine nature, godhood

2. Names that can only refer to God are used for Jesus Christ

  • “God” Heb. 1:8; Joh. 1:1, 20:28; 1 Joh 5:20; Rom. 9:5; Tit. 2:13
  • “Son of God” Mat. 8:29, 14:33, 16:16, 26:63-64; Luk. 22:70
  • “Son of Man” Dan. 7:13-14; Mat. 9:6, 12:8, 25:31, 26:64; Joh. 5:27
  • “Lord” Mat. 7:21-23, 22:42-46; Joh, 20:28; Act. 9:4-6,17, 16:31

3. Attributes of Deity

  • Sovereignty (John 10:18)
  • Righteousness and Justice (John 5:22; Isaiah 11:4-5)
  • Love (John 13:1,34; 15:13; Ephesians 5:2)
  • Eternal Life (John 1:1, 5:26, 8:58, 11:25, 14:6; 1 John 5:12)
  • Omniscience (John 2:25, 6:64, 16:30, 21:17; Matthew 9:4; Colossians 2:3)
  • Omnipresence (Matthew 18:20, 28:20; John 1:48)
  • Omnipotence (Matthew 28:18; Hebrews 1:3; Revelation 1:8; Philippians 3:21)
  • Immutability (Hebrews 13:8)
  • Veracity (John 14:6; Revelation 3:7)

4. Activities of Deity Credited to Jesus Christ

  • Creator of “all things” (Colossians 1:16; John 1:3; Hebrews 1:10)
  • Sustains, Upholds, Preserves the Universe (Colossians 1:17; Hebrews 1:3)
  • Forgives Sins (Mark 2:4-12; Luke 7:47-48)
  • Raises the Dead (John 5:21, 28-29; 6:39-40; 11)
  • Judges the World (John 5:22)
  • Is Worshipped as God (John 20:28; Matthew 14:33)
  • Fullness of the Godhead Dwells in Him (Colossians 2:9)