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Isaiah 43:11 & 43:25 "I, even I" is a Duet in literature involving Father & Son persons of the Trinity/Triune God speaking in interleaving manner

Isaiah 43:11 New American Standard Bible 1995 11 “I, even I, am the Lord, And there is no savior besides Me. 43:11 The Westminster Leningrad Codex 11 אָנֹכִ֥י אָנֹכִ֖י יְהוָ֑ה וְאֵ֥ין מִבַּלְעָדַ֖י ...
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What is the manner in which the Father and the Son reveal themselves to Christians, as outlined in John 14:21-23?

John 14:21-23 KJV 21 He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. ...
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Why does Jesus refer to his father as a man?

John 8:17-19 King James Version It is also written in your law, that the testimony of two men is true. I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me. Then ...
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Who is Jesus speaking of in Mark 12:26-27? Who is Jesus referencing as "He" in verse 27?

Who is Jesus speaking of as "He" in the below verse? What person spoke to Moses? Mark 12:26-27 (Jesus speaking to the Pharisees, quoting scripture) 26 But concerning the dead, that they ...
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Does the grammatical context of 1 Chronicles 29:10 allow for it to be declaring that God is our Father?

Hebrew Grammatical Background: One thing I have learned in Hebrew class is that construct chains link nouns together in a genitive relationship. Nouns that follow the chain may not be technically ...
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Who is "your God" in John 8:54?

For a large part of John 8, Jesus is having a discussion with the Jews about who his Father is and who their Father is. John 8:54 Authorized KJV Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is ...
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If there is only One Eternal Spirit, and the Father is a Spirit, who/what is the Holy Spirit of God? [closed]

Jesus tells the woman at the well to worship the Father in Spirit and Truth. John 4:23-24 King James Version 23 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in ...
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Does John 17:23 teach that the Father loves all believers as much as he loves Jesus?

The last part of John 17:23 says Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me. Does that mean the Father loves believers in the same way and to the same ...
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If Jesus is God, how can we make sense of Him calling the Father "my God" in John 20:17?

John 20:16-17 (NASB): 16 Jesus *said to her, “Mary!” She turned and *said to Him in Hebrew, “Rabboni!” (which means, Teacher). 17 Jesus *said to her, “Stop clinging to Me, for I have not yet ascended ...
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In John 14:28, what did Jesus mean when he said “my Father is greater than I?”

In John 14:28, what did Jesus mean when he said “my Father is greater than I?” 28 Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I ...
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