While vigorous debate is welcome and encouraged, please note that in the interest of maintaining a civilized and helpful level of discussion, comments containing obscene language or personal attacks—or those that are deemed by the editors to be needlessly combative or inflammatory—will not be published. Notice that Genesis 1:1 says "In the beginning God created" everything in the universe. He is before all and by Him all things were created." Matt. As a man the Father is His God - just as He is ours. There is no clause in the Decalogue exempting Popes! As you know, the doctrine of the Trinity says the Father is God, Jesus is God and the HS is God or YHWH in three persons, but there are not three God’s (YHWH’s) but one. This clearly refers to Christ as God. Envoy. Only Jesus God’s Son is God. Sign up to receive a weekly email with news, analysis, and commentary from a voice you can trust! 3 Jacob’s sons were the first Israelites. John 1:1-3 - "In the beginning was the Word, the Word was with God, and the Word was God . While there are a few other periodicals that deal, at least ostensibly, with this subject area, Envoy magazine is distinct from them in every way graphically, editorially, and in content. If Jesus Wasn’t God. All comments posted at Catholic World Report are moderated. . Matthew 13:41 says, "The Son of man will send His angels, and they will gather out of His kingdom all causes of sin and all evildoers." . Instead of a "yes" or "no," turn the question back on them and take control of the conversation. This Christian concept is so stupid. John Ankerberg. The skeptics say Jesus was not God. Its 2000 years after Christ death, resurrection and ascension, its about time Catholics discover the Written Word of God and His Plan for mankind. In Evangelli Gaudium, the pope speaks of the “divine life” of Jesus. . P.S. Matthew 11:11 says there has never been a man "greater than John the Baptist: yet he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he." . If Jesus is not God, then explain . Pope Francis says that he welcomes open criticism, but then ignores it and in some cases punishes those who out of charity and love of the truth proffer it to him (see the cases of Cardinals Burke and Müller). Worship Him. Perhaps that seems like no big deal, but think about the meeting that Peter broke up when he interrupted Jesus. It seems this has been totally forgotten. Then ask them how they explain that Jehovah God commands us to have no other God besides Him (Ex. Matthew 25:31-46, John 5:27, 9:39; Romans 14:10; 2 Corinthians 5:10; and 2 Timothy 4:1 say that Jesus Christ is the Judge of the world. This doesn’t mean that Catholics let alone Cardinals, Bishops, Priests and Theologians cannot criticize and/or condemn errant words and misdeeds of any given Pope at any given time. March 31, 2020. 5:6). . Exodus 3:15-18 - "Then Moses said to God, 'If I come to the people of Israel and say to them, "The God of your fathers has sent me to you," and they ask me, "What is His Name?" Envoy magazine is the award winning bi-monthly journal of Catholic apologetics and evangelization, edited by Patrick Madrid (Surprised by Truth, Pope Fiction, Any Friend of God is a Friend of Mine). Jesus is God. The God Who Wasn't There is a 2005 independent documentary written and directed by Brian Flemming.The documentary questions the existence of Jesus, examining evidence that supports the Christ myth theory against the existence of a historical Jesus, as well as other aspects of Christianity. The Hebrew consonants for the divine name, I AM, are YHWH. They'll say yes. They’re all part of the trinity, right? This article is reprinted with permission from Envoy Magazine. Jesus often referred to himself as the Son of Man. Is not the primary role of the Pope to confirm his brethren in the Faith? . ” by the Holy Father, . Jesus and God are synonymous. being tht jesus only had Mary and her hereditary sins passed down. God shines because he is perfectly good and perfectly true. . As already stated on other occasions . Was it in His Sermon on the Mount? JWs think this means Jesus is the first created being. How about getting back to the simple message of the Father that Christ taught in His 3 year ministry on Earth and be focused on God’s salvation plan for Man. If this wasn’t his claim, then his opponents never would have killed him for it. Now you have to make good on your claim. December 22, 2018. Tim was raised a Southern Baptist. Most artists’ renditions portray Jesus as the sweetest, nicest-looking man, usually accompanied by lambs or children. The reason they won't translate it that way in John 1:1 is because to do so would shatter their claim that Christ is not God. How can the Father be His 'God' if Christ is God? In John 8:21-59 Jesus repeatedly claims the divine name "I AM" for Himself. The JWs argue that Thomas referred to Jesus as "Lord" and then to the Father as "God," respond that there is no evidence for this in the text and Thomas was directly addressing Jesus, not the Father. Given that the sin of apostasy is far graver than the sin of heresy, should not the Sacred College of Cardinals convene to discuss whether or not Pope Francis has indeed fallen not only into “manifest heresy” but into apostasy, and therefore has “ipso facto” ceased to be the legitimate Pope, and this irrespective of whether his canonical election was valid or not? In his Dec. 24, 2013 homily, the pope said that “The grace which was revealed in our world is Jesus, born of the Virgin Mary, true man and true God…In him was revealed the grace, the … If you value the news and views Catholic World Report provides, please consider donating to support our efforts. It presents the truths of the Catholic Faith in a fresh, contemporary style, featuring today's top Catholic writers, full-color graphics, and an upbeat, innovative format. First, in this passage the word theos is a predicate nominative, and according to Koine Greek grammar rules, predicate nominatives do not take the definite article. If Jesus Wasn't God, Then He Deserved an Oscar (Series) - Part 5. If you say "yes," you've aligned yourself with their heresy. John 20:17 - "I ascend to My Father and to your Father, to My God and to your God." 2 Jesus was also a direct descendant of Judah through David. 3:14 - "These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the source of God's creation. Stravinskas, Opinion: Biden’s progressive agenda will not foster authentic unity, Report: North Korea, Nigeria among the worst countries for Christian persecution, As Iraqi forces continue their offensive against the ISIS-held city of Mosul, reports and images of the re-capturing of a string of villages and towns outside the city have hit the international media. Print. Jesus worshipped the only true God ‘that they might know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.’ (John 17:3) ‘he continued all night in prayer to God.’ (Luke 6:12) In … . How can God have a God? Cf., Isaiah 8:13 (referred to in 1 Peter 3:15) and Joel 2:31-32 (quoted in Acts 2:20-21 and Romans 10:13). Ask them what the penalty for doing this would be (cf. . Does anyone have any concern for his salvation? .. Why Thomas calls Jesus God in John 20:28? Matt. You totally ignore, the Written Word of God, and how the conversations of the two men fit within its framework. The Father sent the Son to die and rise again to free us, and the Son sent the Holy Spirit to dwell within us. John 1:1-3 says Jesus (the Word) created "all things . Jehovah's Witnesses come to your door on a Saturday afternoon. Second, the JW's are inconsistent. Maybe a Satanist disguised as a…, Analysis: Action on pontifical secrecy widely praised, but US Catholics still waiting on McCarrick, Vatican asks bishops to meet with victims ahead of February summit, Pope to offer Divine Mercy Sunday Mass in church with St. Faustina’s relics, Did Pope Francis say that Jesus isn’t God? Don’t Catholics deserve better than all this confusion twice confounded? He converted to Catholicism in 1988. He is the meaning of life and history, who has pitched his tent in our midst.”, Speaking of Jesus last October, the pope said “God chooses an uncomfortable throne, the cross, from which he reigns giving his life.”. and without Him was made nothing that was made.". Jesus is the Creator of all things. Thomas Weinandy, wrote an article for “Crisis” in which he posits the surreal notion that Pope Francis may be in “schism” with himself. He is given the title "first-born" as the title of His preeminence and because He is eternally begotten by the Father. Or, should faithful, orthodox Catholics be content to bury their heads in the sand, act like “Chinese Monkeys,” wallowing in the murky mud of Modernism until the Immaculate Heart of Mary finally triumphs and Our Lord returns in glory to judge us all including His creature, Jorge Mario Bergoglio? . In fact, the Bible tells us that He is even greater than any earthly king, because He is the Son of God, the sovereign ruler of the universe. Thank you. Does this mean John does not have a human nature? ", Say, "I believe that Jesus is both God and man. Share: Post navigation Here arche means "the source of all being." Ask the JWs if they agree that Colossians 1:15-17 means that Christ created everything. We recall that St. Paul adamantly rebuked St. Peter face, accusing him of hypocrisy. "First-born" here does not refer to time, but to preeminence. due to the immaculate conception. . This means Christ is God. This monotheism is the basis of the Trinity. Your contribution will help us continue to make CWR available to all readers worldwide for free, without a subscription. The Bible describes Jesus as having the nature and power of God, and the Gospel of John tells us that He existed before the universe began (He was, in fact, the creator of the universe). In his Dec. 24, 2013 homily, the pope said that “The grace which was revealed in our world is Jesus, born of the Virgin Mary, true man and true God…In him was revealed the grace, the mercy, and the tender love of the Father: Jesus is Love incarnate. Jesus was born a Jew, He lived as a Torah-observant Jew, He died “King of the Jews”, and He’s returning to earth as “the Lion of the tribe of Judah”! Jesus Wasn’t Killed by the Jews: Reflections for Christians in Lent[i] is edited by Jon Sweeney, a Catholic married to a rabbi, who asked various Catholics and Jews to contribute to a volume intended to deal with Christian forgetfulness about our responsibility for what has been done in … 5:11). The Fathers of the Church and missionary greats like Saint Bonaface would have condemned such an act as idolatrous, a clear violation of the First Commandment of the Dialogue. Acts 20:28 - "Take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God which he obtained with His own Blood.". Ask the Witnesses when Jehovah ever shed His own Blood. . All the increasingly desperate diversions about Scalfari’s purported “unreliability” or (even more improbably) his ignorance of Catholic teaching are just wind, unless and until the pope himself makes a clear statement disavowing the explicit propositions attributed to him. Tim Staples is Director of Apologetics and Evangelization at Catholic Answers, but he was not always Catholic. Here are several they'll use and responses you can give: John 14:28 - Jesus says, "The Father is greater than I.". Jesus was claiming to be the very God of Israel, the Creator of the universe as described in the Old Testament. 1:8; see also Titus 2:13, where the definite article tou [the genetive singular form of ho] precedes the phrase "Great God and Savior"; and "Thomas answered, and said to [Jesus]: 'My Lord and My God'" (John 20:28). Have the following Bible verses (the ones they'll use and the ones you'll use) highlighted in your Bible for easy reference. If the Pope refuses to confirm us, his brothers and sisters in Christ through Baptism in the one, holy, catholic and apostolic Faith, then does not the Sacred College of Cardinals have a fiduciary role according to Canon Law to depose such a Pope — electing in his place a suitable replacement as happened in the Acts of the Apostles when the Eleven Disciples who remained faithful to their Lord and Master elected St. Matthias to take the place of Judas Iscariot, who had betrayed Him? April 1, 2020. Then show them Isaiah 44:24: "This is what the Lord says, your Redeemer who formed you in the womb: 'I am the Lord, who has made all things, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by myself.'" The reason people find Scalfari’s claims credible is because they’re exactly the kind of thing they suspect this pope might say in private. The Lord, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you." How can god be born? Your focus about Canon law, heresy and apostasy, within the Church seems to be a waste of time and meaningless even on a good day, but totally misguided in light of the severe problems facing the Church. St. Peter, the First Pope, however, had the humility through God’s grace to accept the correction and to shepherd the Church forward in the right path. When His family heard about this—Jesus and His claims that He was God—they went to take charge of Him for they said, “He is out of His mind!”—Mark 3:21. Did St Paul cover any of the issues you raise in His Epistles? If Christ was created, He would have had to have created Himself, which is impossible. April 2, 2020. And why doesn’t the Pope himself make a statement denying Scalfari’s allegations? In 2018, he claimed the pope denied the existence of hell, and the Vatican subsequently said that the pope had not granted an interview, and that the journalist had inaccurately represented a conversation between the men during a private Easter visit. He was just a great man and He got closer to God than anybody else. Finally, point out the many references where Christ is said to have been slain and shed His Blood for the Church (cf. The JWs will respond that the Greek text actually says "the Word was a god"; meaning, Jesus is not the one true God (Jehovah); He was "godlike," but still just a man. Jesus is "the Lord God of the spirits of the prophets" spoken of in verse 6. But if the scriptures are accurate, and the vast and diverse first hand accounts are true, then all people must consider what to make of the carpenter's son. After a few moments of conversation, one of them spots the crucifix on your wall and remarks, "It's interesting that Catholics believe that Jesus was God. “Jesus was God in the form of man. Or have we somehow convinced ourselves that Popes when they die receive an automatic get out jail for free card or an automatic ticket to ride to the pearly gates? Scalfari mentioned examples in Scriptures in which Christ prayed, among them his agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, to support his thesis that Jesus Christ was not divine. To me a certain pattern has become clear that Pope Francis never directly answers those who put words in his mouth, his accusers or those who question him even if they do so in all sincerity and with the utmost respect and charity. Born of a human mother, he was a fully human man but also fully God. Scalfari, who famously does not take notes during interviews has misrepresented Pope Francis in the past. You seem to be in love with the politics and legal structure of the Catholic Church and have forgotten the original message of Father God and His Son Christ Jesus. True beauty exists in the image of the cross of Jesus Christ. John 17:3 - "And this is eternal life, that they know You the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent." 1:8? repented of his predicted three-fold denial) that he would strengthen (confirm) his brethren (fellow Apostles). And what does an orthodox Catholic make of the clearly “pagan ceremony” at which Pope Francis presided in the Vatican Gardens on October 4, 2019 in the the lead up to the Amazon Synod? I, for one, lament that this “Credo,” is not an appendix to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, or at least included in the Compendium of the Catechism. In conclusion, in a recent interview, Robert Cardinal Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, remarked to the effect that those “who oppose the Pope [Francis]” are “automatically excommunicated.”. Is Pope Francis not know , or care about the constant accusations of spreading confusion ??? Then explain how an omnipotent entity cannot simply create 10,000 more sons, or suns, or multiverses. This statement is completely in harmony with the Catholic doctrine of the Trinity: One God in three Persons. 8 passages from Bible to proof that Jesus wasn't god Eight Biblical Passages Rejecting Jesus as god Bismillah Hir Rehman Ir Raheem Start In the Name Of Allah The Most Beneficent The Most Merciful Like us on facebook: Jesus Can't Be god. . It connotes "the eternal source of all that is. In my short lifetime, I have seen major changes in the contents of the Catechism, but the written word of God never changes. The text doesn't say Jesus was created. If, as the Vatican has officially acknowledged Scalfari’s papal utterances ” . Here, he speaks in reference to His human nature. Ex. ", Notice the text does not say Christ was created. As eternal God, Jesus had no need of Christian baptism and no need to be anyone’s disciples. No first century secular evidence whatsoever exists to support the actuality of Yeshua ben Yosef. Ephesians 5: 13 -- But all things that are reproved [discovered] are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.. . This is clear from the teachings of Sacred Scripture and from Paragraphs 2084-2141 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. And what about the immortal soul of Pope Francis? If Jesus Wasn’t God. Since he didn’t, instead he sought worship for God in the heavens, therefore, he was not God. He wasn’t nothing less than God. Your gods body or your religious body that you worship is still in the grave for he or she is not God. But logic suggests that we, orthodox Catholics, cannot have a reasonable hope in this happening since Pope Francis has not deigned to answer even the simple and straightforward “Dubia” (five questions) of the four Cardinals, two of whom are now deceased. Then ask if Christ is the "true" God or a "false" God. Free Resources. This Sunday will mark the 20th liturgical anniversary of St. Fausti… […]. "As already stated on other occasions, the words that Dr. Eugenio Scalfari attributes in quotation marks to the Holy Father during talks with him cannot be considered a faithful account of what was actually said but represent a personal and free interpretation of what he heard, as appears completely evident from what is written today regarding the divinity of Jesus Christ,” Matteo Bruni, the director of the Holy See’s press office, said in a statement Oct. 9. Scalfari did not claim that he had recently interviewed the pontiff, only saying that this was a topic he had discussed with Pope Francis at some time in the past. .cannot be considered a faithful account of what was said . It is a title given by a father to his son. Circa 33 A.D. — Many local Jewish leaders noted and responded with fury to the growing credibility of the claims that Jesus was God (John 8:52-59). No, Jesus was not the first Christian. Are you talking about if the OT is true, but Jesus was not the Messiah, or if God is completely different from the God of the Bible? As Archbishop Viganò reflected there exists a true and undeniable crisis in the contemporary Church, a serious deficiency of “supernatural faith” among many who hold the highest positions of power and authority in the Church’s hierarchy. Candidates announced for next USCCB president, A conversation with Bishop Ricken about the Apparition of Our Lady of Good Help, Vatican City, Dec 17, 2019 / 03:22 pm (CNA).- In a pair of unexpected decrees issued Tuesday morning, Pope Francis removed the obligation of pontifical secrecy from clerical sexual abuse cases, and strengthened the Church’s canonical prohibition … […]. He is not a priest. why. In any case, given the worse upheaval and confusion being generated in the contemporary Catholic Church, much of which is emanates from the Vatican now engulfed by the heretical and apostate Amazon Synod, is not perhaps incumbent on Pope Francis to make a similar Profession of Faith for the common good of the universal Church? News Briefs Christ is true God and true man (John 1:1, 14; Col. 2:9; John 8:58 & Ex. God said to Moses, 'I AM WHO I AM.'. Surely, no one can stand in judgment of the Pope but God alone. And if he wasn't God, then his sacrifice on the cross fails to provide for the forgiveness of sins and the salvation of those who believe. Did you know that the Bible actually teaches that Jesus was not God?". Jesus was specifically an Israelite because he was a direct descendant of two of the sons of Jacob/Israel. Hebrews 2:9 says that Jesus was made for a while "lower than the angels" at the Incarnation. So how does one part of the trinity sacrifice another part of it–except not–because neither part actually died. By inserting the first three vowels for the Hebrew title for God, Adonai, and corrupting the pronunciation, the term JEHOVAH is made. Furthermore, is there not a serious risk here of turning into Pharisees who strained out gnats and swallowed camels unto their own condemnation and the demise of Chosen People, Israel? If Jesus was God, he would have sought worship for himself. ." October 9, 2019 Luke 12:8-9 - "And I tell you, every one who acknowledges Me before men, the Son of man also will acknowledge before the angels of God; but he who denies Me before men will be denied before the angels of God.". This revelation is of utmost importance. Here's a step-by-step way to answer this typical Jehovah's Witness argument. . Jesus is the son of God not God(Matthew3:16,17) and you have morbidly misapplied (Psalm 82:6) I guess you also don't realize that no religion … 5 Exodus 20:10 - "But the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord your God.". I think not. Wouldn’t the Cardinal Virtue of Prudence and common sense dictate to Pope Francis that he should avoid such traps? He wrote that when he raised those points to Pope Francis, the pope told him: “‘They are the definite proof that Jesus of Nazareth, once he became a man, even if he was a man of exceptional virtue, was not a God.’”. Revelation 22:6 - "And the Lord God of the spirits of the prophets (ho kurios ho theos) sent His angel to show His servants the things which must be done shortly.". 20:3). Ask the JWs if "Jehovah" (I AM) is the Name of the one true God. Ask the Witnesses to read the passages they think disprove Christ's divinity. https://www.catholiceducation.org/.../apologetics/jesus-christ-is-not-god.html What this means is that your question is contradictory. Lev. Quote the following verses and show that only the Catholic position harmonizes all of the texts. Tim Staples "Jesus Christ is not God." Jesus’ brothers said to Jesus, “You ought to leave here and go to Judea” and they said this tongue-in-cheek, “so your disciples may see the miracles that you do. 8:4; 1 Tim. Third, Christ is called ho theos (the God) elsewhere in Scripture. Judah was also a son of Jacob. If a baptized believer cannot obey the First Commandment, then can he or she cannot be a true Catholic-Christian. 4. If so, St. Paul would have said Jesus created all other things, but he did not. And, even more fundamentally, we must recall that Our Blessed Lord told St. Peter that once he had turned (i.e. Didn't you know the Bible teaches that Jesus is God?". By Lesli White lesli white The Christmas story has become synonymous with the date, December 25. Since He inspired Scripture (2 Tim. 43:10; 44:6-8; John 17:3; 1 Cor. 'Say this to the people of Israel, "I AM has sent me to you. then why, . as I hear, I judge: and my judgement is just; because I seek not … It is the Triune God that reveals to us, the creation, that which is truly beautiful. If Jesus Wasn't God, Then He Deserved an Oscar (Series) - Part 4. (Note, Thomas addresses Jesus specifically). . Jesus Christ IS NOT God . Christ's statement does not entail a denial that He too is God. If Jesus is God, then the Bible can be considered a valid source. If Jesus wasn't God, then the Bible is a mythical story and not a valid reference in this instance. 28:18-20). Vatican City, Dec 18, 2018 / 07:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Organizers of the Vatican’s February meeting on sexual abuse have sent a letter to the participating bishops asking them to meet with abuse victims in advance of the gathering. Your email address will not be published. Their New World Translation Bible translates theos (without the definite article ho) as "Jehovah" or "God" numerous times (cf. Over the centuries, believers have sometimes struggled to understand the nature of God and the great mystery of Jesus. The Witnesses will argue that Jesus can't be God if the Father is the "only true God," and they will point out that Christ was praying to God here. One part of it–except not–because neither part actually died the apostle state that Jesus was sinless. 2:31-32 ( quoted in Acts 2:20-21 and Romans 10:13 ) Lex ” ) believer can simply... 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