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Is Hebrews 13:8 an affirmation of Christ’s deity?

Does Hebrews 13:8 affirm Christ’s deity or something else? It must be something else! How can one base understanding on vague and oblique references and then surmise what they mean in isolation? This ...
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Is Hebrews 13:8 an affirmation of Christ’s deity?

Yes. [Hebrews 13:8] affirms Jesus the Nazarene had/has a divine Spirit, since Jesus was an Israelite in the image of God (counseled by Elohim אֱֽלֹהִים) as described by Asaph in [Psalms 82:6] which ...
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Is 1 Corinthians 15:50 applicable to the pre-resurrection body of Christ?

Your question is multifaceted. Which makes answering it complex. Can a human, meaning a person who possesses a biological machine called the human body inherit the kingdom of God? The answer is no. A ...
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Does Mark 13:24 suggest that Jesus believe the moon had its own light source?

Jesus said the moon has its own light, so he didn't know that the moon reflects the light of the sun, how do we know this? Greek grammar, the verse saying the moon giving it's light it's in the Active ...
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Is 1 Corinthians 15:50 applicable to the pre-resurrection body of Christ?

Yes it is applicable. Jesus Himself acknowledged that in the eternal order of operations, His resurrection preceded His ascension to His Father. After His resurrection He stated to Mary Magdalene: 17 ...
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Who is speaking to the Churches in Revelation 1:10-11, Jesus or the Spirit?

The endquote for each of the 7 Churches is by the Spirit to all Christian Churches ["He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches" (note the plural) NASV]. The first ...
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Is the Pharisees' question on taxation a trick question or not?

Other answers have made the points that the question was a trap, and that either a "yes" or a "no" would have been used against Jesus. However, there is additional richness to ...
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Is 1 Corinthians 15:50 applicable to the pre-resurrection body of Christ?

Op; asks "once Jesus became flesh and blood like the rest of us, did he personally need his body to change in order for him to fully participate in the heavenly kingdom, for the same practical ...
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Is 1 Corinthians 15:50 applicable to the pre-resurrection body of Christ?

What did Jesus look before His resurrection? He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him(Isaiah 53:2 NIV) What did Jesus look after His ...
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“Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone. Why does Jesus rebuke the young man? (Mark 10:18)

My answer was taken from http://examiningthetrinity.blogspot.com/2009/10/phil-26-pt-2-notes.html with some omissions. The answer lies in the distinction between the greek words kalos and agathos. ...
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Is 1 Corinthians 15:50 applicable to the pre-resurrection body of Christ?

Let there be no doubt that during His incarnation, Jesus was fully human and indistinguishable from any other man, physically. (His character and teaching are separate matters!!) The OP's question ...
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Why did Jesus not appear after resurrection to the Pharisees and Scribes?

Lazarus didn't lay dead for more than 4 days. And did they believe? I believe he never died again then. Jesus' healing name was the evidence of rising. Matthew tells the guards came and said about ...
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Is 1 Corinthians 15:50 applicable to the pre-resurrection body of Christ?

Jesus became flesh and blood like the rest of us. Well that’s not a biblical idea. The logos became flesh, not Jesus. (Jesus is the result of the logos becoming flesh) The Gospels are quite clear ...
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Is the Pharisees' question on taxation a trick question or not?

Yes, it was most definitely a trap, but Jesus saw right through it. As with most of their questions, the Pharisees weren't asking because they wanted to learn something; they were explicitly trying to ...
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Is the Pharisees' question on taxation a trick question or not?

The answer to the OP's question is found, in all three records in the following verse: Matt 22:18 - But Jesus knew their evil intent and said, “You hypocrites, why are you testing Me? Mark 12;15 - ...
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Is the Pharisees' question on taxation a trick question or not?

I think that there was a question about patriotism and fidelity towards the cherished Jewish cause of treating Romans as aggressors and invaders (quite rightly so) and, thus, also the ensuing general ...
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How does the Death of Jesus prove that he is "God"

The OP is right to be suspicious and confused about the mantra regarding 'Jesus being God', who can also die. The evidence provided so far is without substantial biblical reference, but extensive ...
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How does the Death of Jesus prove that he is "God"

The trinity question should not be asked on this site so I will only address the part about the question of Phil 2:8 and Jesus dying. Let us be very clear that the death of Jesus does NOT prove that ...
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How does the Death of Jesus prove that he is "God"

Perhaps this will be of some help In Philippians 2:6, the apostle Paul begins with the acknowledgement that Jesus is God and provides us with a revealed analysis of his redemptive function. Paul does ...
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Romans 6:10 and Jesus's relationship with God and Sin

The OP's observation of anti-parallelism (Rom 6:10, 11) between: death to sin, and living to/for God is well established in NT theology. Jesus is our prime example; He came as the perfect man to ...
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Which covenant was confirmed "with the many"for one week? (Daniel 9:27)

(Daniel 9:26 NIV); "After the sixty-two ‘sevens,’ the Anointed One will be put to death and will have nothing. The people of the ruler who will come will destroy the city and the sanctuary. The ...
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Which covenant was confirmed "with the many"for one week? (Daniel 9:27)

At the start of the 70th week (483 years), Christ started His ministry on earth to fulfill the covenant He made with Abraham: Matt 3:13-15 Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be ...
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Why did Jesus go to Galilee from Judea when John was arrested if Herod Antipas was the tetrach of those regions. Matthew 4:12

Jesus went to Galilee to fulfill prophecy. Isaiah 9:1-2. It also placed Him in the direct path of selecting His disciples Simon Peter and Andrew. Matthew 4:18-21. He went along further and James ...
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Does Jesus Judge or Not?

Unlike human court, a defendant is given a trial to receive a verdict. In God judgement, the verdict is already given before we have done anything. Therefore we were judged by our own deeds, according ...
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Does Hebrews 9:24-26 imply mankind was sinning since the beginning of the world?

OP's question is on regard to this verse. He then would have had to suffer often since the foundation of the world [απο καταβολης κοσμου]; "Why would Jesus have had to suffer since the beginning ...
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Does the Greek of John 20:28 address two persons or one?

Titus 2: 13 is an ambiguous passage like John 20: 28, in the sense that there is more than one possible interpretation available in theory. As such, it cannot be used to prove the Deity of Christ ...
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What is the significance of Christ being human?

(This answer is meant to complement the existing answers, not to disagree with them.) Consider how Jesus's incarnation is described in Philippians 2:5–11 (NKJV): Let this mind be in you which was ...
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Did the centurion have Saving Faith?

First things first the centurion in question did not believe that "Jesus was Son of God" instead he believed Jesus could heal his son which is corroborated by this verse Matthew 8:13 And ...
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What is the significance of Christ being human?

A God who Sympathizes Matt 8:17 (ESV) This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah: “He took our illnessesGrk:astheneia and bore our diseases.” The humanity of Christ is often ...
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What is the significance of Christ being human?

'Christ' is an English title for the Greek "Χριστός" = ”Mashiach Ben David” מָשִׁיחַ בֶּן דָּוִד (Messiah Son [of] David) known also as The Ben(בְּנ):“Son” of יְהֹוָה, based on [Psalm 2:7]. &...
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Did the centurion have Saving Faith?

We read in Gal 2:16 - know that a man is not justified by works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have believed in Christ Jesus, that we may be justified by faith in Christ and ...
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