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Jesus, God the Son

For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily (Col. 2:9 NKJV).

It never seizes to blow my mind when I think that at some point in human history, God literally came into this world and walked, lived among mortal humans whom He created and loved with an eternal and divine love. You see, Scripture teaches us that the man Christ Jesus who came, lived, and died some 2000 years ago, was no less than God Himself.

Paul gives us in this verse one of the clearest statements regarding the divinity of Jesus Christ. This was for Paul, as it is for all who have met Jesus personally, an experiential truth that had fundamentally transformed him and had made of him a new creation in Christ. Paul teaches us that God’s nature and person are in Christ’s human body, that the man Christ Jesus possessed all the attributes of deity. Marvin Vincent says: “The verse contains two distinct assertions: (1) That the fullness of the Godhead eternally dwells in Christ…; (2) The fullness of the G…

Behold What Manner of Love

How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him (I John 3:1 NIV).

Whose family do you belong to? There are those who would have you believe that God is the Father of us all, regardless of our spiritual state. But is that true, is it biblical? Scripture teaches us that there are only two families in this world, the family of God and the family of the devil. Scripture also teaches us that all of us were born spiritually dead, alienated from God, and therefore as members of the devil’s family. Whether we realized it or not, we had as our father the devil. Yes, I realize that much of what I’ve said up to this point is politically incorrect. But honestly, do we really need more political correctness, or do we need the TRUTH?

Does God really love us? If He does, how much does He love us? We only need to look to the cross for the answer to those …