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Reflection Paper Theo 104

  • Submitted by: tmcphe
  • on June 27, 2014
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 1,262 words

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THEO 104

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Knowing about the Deity of Christ and the Death of Christ can change your understanding of what it means to be a Christian. This knowledge will take you deep into the history of Christianity, and what you need to know about Jesus Christ and how meaningful he is. The Deity of Jesus Christ is that he is God. He is God incarnated in human form who was sent to be our savior. The Death of Christ paid for all of our sins and redemption with God. It was the ultimate sacrifice that restored the Lord's holiness and righteousness. Jesus was not forced to die, he chose to die in order to save us from the punishment of sin.
First, I would like to explain the Deity of Christ. The definition of Deity is “a God or Goddess. A divine character or nature, especially that of a supreme human being; divinity” (dictionary.com). The theological definition of the Deity of Christ is “considered an essential doctrine and is a central non-negotiable belief with Christianity. Also known as the 'divinity of Christ' this doctrine asserts that Jesus Christ was and is God incarnated” (theopedia.com). Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, and God are all one, the Trinity. Jesus Christ has proven himself to be God reincarnated. Their are many different arguments and evidence to prove the Deity of Jesus Christ.
The Deity of Christ is realized in many different ways. The Gospel has many statements regarding the Deity of Christ including one by the Apostle Paul “For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily” (Col 2:9). In the gospel of John “Jesus said to them, 'Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am'” (John 8:58). The statement “I am” defines the Deity of Christ, signifying he is the   Universe. When Jesus says “I am” he has omnipotence, omnipresence, and omniscience. This implements the all powerful nature of God, his ability to be everywhere at all times, and that he knows everything at all times throughout the Universe. Jesus claimed “I and the...

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