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By cwss, 30 November 2017 · 171 views

Scripture Whole Bible Bibliology (BibleDoctrine)
Zechariah 14:9
And the LORD shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall there be one LORD, and his name one.



The following are excerpts from a study and I'd like to share that Scripture speaks for itself.

The scriptures that follow designate God to a certain position. Others designate Jesus to that same position, and still others designate the Holy Ghost to that same position. It is in knowing that there is one God who was revealed three different ways that we can understand the scriptures that follow. God the Spirit dwelled IN Jesus Christ.

WHO IS OUR SAVIOUR?


ISAIAH 43:11
(Speaking of God) I even I am the Lord and beside me there is no Saviour.

LUKE 2:1
(Speaking of Jesus) For unto you is born this day in the City of David, a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.


These verses are not speaking of two separate persons. There is only one Saviour. God, a Spirit, robed Himself in the flesh and blood body of Jesus Christ to become our Saviour.

WHO IS THE FIRST AND THE LAST?


ISAIAH 44:6
(Speaking of God) Thus saith the Lord the King of Israel, and his redeemer the Lord of hosts: I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.

REVELATION 1:8
(Speaking of Jesus) I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come the Almighty.


WHO HAS THE POWER?

MATTHEW 28:18
And Jesus came and spoke unto them saying, ALL power is given unto me in heaven and earth.


God, a Spirit, was in Christ, so Jesus does indeed have all power because God Almighty is in Him.

GOD WAS MANIFEST (SHOWN / REVEALED) IN
THE FLESH


I TIMOTHY 3:16
And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, and received up into glory.

ACTS 1:11
Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? This same Jesus which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.


The first Scripture says it is God who was seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world and received up into Glory; yet, we know that it was Jesus who was seen of angels, preached to the Gentile people, believed on and then received up into glory into heaven.
The second Scripture says it was Jesus who ascended up into heaven, whereas the first Scripture says it was God.

Knowing there is one God—the Spirit of God in Christ—they are in perfect harmony.

JESUS WAS THE BEGINNING OF DAVID AND
HE WAS THE OFFSPRING OF DAVID


REVELATION 22:16
I Jesus... am the root and the offspring of David.


Jesus just said He was the beginning of David, and that at the same time He came from David.

As Spirit, God created David; as flesh, God “manifested as Jesus Christ” was the offspring of David.
This would really be confusing if we did not know God and Jesus are one and the same.
HE IS GOD ALMIGHTY!


KNOWING JESUS IS KNOWING GOD

JOHN 8:19, 24
Then said they unto him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered Ye neither know me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also. I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am He, ye shall die in your sins.


Jesus said if they didn't know He was God, they would die in sin.

PREPARING THE WAY FOR CHRIST WAS PREPARING THE WAY FOR GOD


ISAIAH 40:3
The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, prepare ye the way of the lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.


John the Baptist was telling people to prepare the way for the Christ, for Jesus, and he said that in so doing, they were preparing the way for God.

THE CHRIST BORN IN BETHLEHEM HAS BEEN ALIVE SINCE FOREVER


MICAH 5:2
But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from old, from everlasting.


That child that was going to be born in Bethlehem has been around from everlasting! The flesh (Jesus) was born, but the Spirit that dwelled in Him (God) was from everlasting.

STEPHEN CALLED GOD, “LORD JESUS”


ACTS 7:59
And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying LORD Jesus, receive my spirit.


THE DISCIPLE, THOMAS, KNEW WHO JESUS WAS

JOHN 20:28
And Thomas answered and said unto him My Lord and my God.


Thomas was addressing Jesus as God.

APOSTLE PAUL ASKED GOD WHO HE WAS

ACTS 9:5
Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus.


Paul was asking “the Jehovah God that he worshipped” who He was, and God said He was Jesus.


WHOSE LIFE WAS PRICED AT 30 PIECES OF SILVER?


ZECHARIAH 11:4,12
(Speaking of God) Thus saith the Lord my God... So they weighted for my price thirty pieces of silver.


God said He was priced for 30 pieces of silver; yet, the New Testament says it was Jesus who was priced at 30 pieces of silver.

MATTHEW 26:15
(Speaking of Jesus) And what will ye give me and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver.


THE SPIRIT OF GOD IS INSIDE JESUS CHRIST

JOHN 4:24
{Speaking of God) God is a Spirit.


II CORINTHIANS 3:17
(Speaking of Jesus) Now the Lord is that Spirit.


ARE WE THE TEMPLE OF GOD OR THE TEMPLE OF THE HOLY GHOST?

I CORINTHIANS 3:16-17
(Speaking of God) Know ye not that ye are the temple of GOD, that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

I CORINTHIANS 6:19
(Speaking of Holy Ghost) What? Know ye not that your body is the temple of the HOLY GHOST which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?


WHO CREATED THE WORLD?

GENESIS 1:1
(Speaking of God) In the beginning, GOD created the heaven and the earth.

JOHN 1:3
(Speaking of Jesus) All things were made by him and without him was not any thing made that was made.


Verses 1 thru 14 of John say "the Word was with God and was God" and “the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us!”

The Spirit was made flesh—speaking of Jesus.

John 1:3 says it was Jesus who made everything, although Genesis 1:1 says it was God.


REVELATION 4:10-11
The four and twenty elders fall down before HIM (not them) that sat on the throne, and worship him that liveth for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne saying, Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.


Revelations is clear that it is Jesus who will be sitting on the one throne and honor is given unto Him as the “LORD GOD ALMIGHTY”.

JOHN 1:10
He was in the world, and the world was made by him and the world knew him not.

COLOSSIANS 1:14-16
In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins: Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature; For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him.


The preceding verses say Jesus is the image of the invisible (Spirit) God and that Jesus created all things.

WHOSE SIDE WAS PIERCED?

ZECHARIAH 12:10
(Speaking of God) And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced.

JOHN 19:34, 37
(Speaking of Jesus) But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side... They shall look on him whom they pierced.


In the first scripture, God tells us what the world will do to Him when He robes Himself in flesh to become our sacrifice.

WHO HAS THE DRAWING POWER?


JOHN 6:44
(Speaking of God) No man can come to me except the Father which hath sent me draw him.

JOHN 12:32
(Speaking of Jesus) And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.


WHO IS OUR INTERCESSOR?

ROMANS 8:26
(Speaking of Holy Spirit) Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

HEBREWS 7:25
(Speaking of Jesus) Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.


There is only one God, only one Spirit, and only one Intercessor—one God revealed as
Father in Creation, Son in Redemption, and Holy Ghost in the heart of a born again believer.


WHO DO WE CALL ON TO SUPPLY OUR NEEDS?

JOHN 14:14
(Speaking of Jesus) If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.

JOHN 16:23
(Speaking of God) And in that day, ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, He will give it to you.


The first verse says Jesus will supply the needs; the second says it is God who supplies the needs.

WHO DO WE CONFESS TO BEFORE THE THRONE?


ISAIAH 45:23
(Speaking of God) ...That unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.

REVELATION 20:11-12
(Speaking of God) And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them. And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.


God is a Spirit. “The Spirit in the body of Jesus Christ”.

ROMANS 14:10-11
(Speaking of Jesus) ...for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me and every tongue confess before God.


Notice that the above Scripture says that standing before the Judgment seat of Jesus is confessing to God.

JOHN 5:22
For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the
son.

ROMANS 2:16
In the day when GOD shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.


This is saying God will judge as Jesus.
Jesus is the Mighty God manifest in the flesh.

JESUS DECLARED THE NAME OF GOD


ISAIAH 52:6
(Speaking of God) Therefore my people shall know my name; therefore they shall know it in that day that I am he that doth speak; behold it is I.

JOHN 17:6
(Speaking of Jesus) I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou gavest me out of the world.

JOHN 17:26
(Speaking of Jesus) And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it.


Jesus said He declared God’s name. What name did He declare? JESUS!
Jesus = Jehovah is salvation

MORE SCRIPTURES TELLING US WHO JESUS REALLY IS

I JOHN 3:1, 5
(Speaking of God) Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not... And ye know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin.


“God was manifested to take away our sins.”

Remember that the word “manifested” means “shown, revealed, exposed, unveiled, displayed, declared, divulged.”


JOHN 1:29-31
(Speaking of Jesus) The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. This is he of whom I said, after me cometh a man which is preferred before me: for he was before me. And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.


WHO RAISED JESUS FROM THE DEAD?

JOHN 6:40
(Speaking of Jesus) And this is the will of him that sent me, that everyone which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.

I CORINTHIANS 6:14
(Speaking of God) And God hath both raised up the Lord, and will also raise up us by his own power.

ROMANS 8:11
(Speaking of Holy Ghost) But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.


I TIMOTHY 6:13
(Speaking of God) I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things.

JOHN 2:19, 21
(Speaking of Jesus) Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up... But he spoke of the temple of his body.

ACTS 2:23-24
(Speaking of God) Him... ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain: Whom God has raised up.

EPHESIANS 1:20
(Speaking of God) Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead.


All of the above Scriptures is one God, who is a Spirit, that dwelled in the body of Jesus Christ.

WHO SANCTIFIES US?


I PETER 1:2
(Speaking of Holy Ghost) Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ.

EPHESIANS 5:26
(Speaking of Jesus) That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word.

JUDE 1:1
(Speaking of God) ...to them that are sanctified by God the Father.


WHO PERFORMED THE MIRACLES?

ISAIAH 35:4-6
(Speaking of God) ...fear not: behold, your GOD will come with vengeance, even God with a recompense; he will come and save you. Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.


The above speaks of God, and we know it is Jesus who fulfilled this.

LUKE 7:22
(Speaking of Jesus) ...Go your way, and tell John what things ye have seen and heard: how the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached.


WHOSE BLOOD PURCHASED THE CHURCH?

ACTS 20:28
Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.


We know it was Jesus who’s blood was shed for our salvation.

WHO INSPIRED / AUTHORED THE BIBLE?


II TIMOTHY 3:16
(Speaking of God) All scripture is given by inspiration of God.

II PETER 1:21
(Speaking of Holy Ghost) For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

I PETER 1:10-11
(Speaking of Jesus) Of which salvation the prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that came unto you: Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.


WHO RECEIVES ALL THE GLORY, HONOR AND POWER?

REVELATION 4:11
(Speaking of God) Thou art worthy, O Lord to receive glory and honour and power.

REVELATION 5:12
(Speaking of Jesus) Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom and strength, and honour, and glory and blessing.


WHO HAD AUTHORITY TO FORGIVE SINS?

ISAIAH 43:25
(Speaking of God) I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.

LUKE 5:20-21
(Speaking of Jesus) And when he saw their faith, he said unto him, Man, thy sins are forgiven thee. And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, Who is this which speaketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins but God alone?


Jesus could forgive sins because He was God manifest in the flesh.

WHO WILL DO OUR SPEAKING?


MATTHEW 10:20
(Speaking of Holy Ghost) For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.

MARK 13:11
(Speaking of Holy Ghost) But when they shall lead you, and deliver you up, take no thought beforehand what ye shall speak, neither do ye premeditate; but whatsoever shall be given you in that hour, that speak ye for it is not ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost.

LUKE 21:15
(Speaking of Jesus) For I will give you a mouth and wisdom.


WHO IS COMING BACK FOR THE CHURCH?

ZECHARIAH 14:5
(Speaking of God) ...and the Lord my God shall come, and all the saints with thee.

I THESSALONIANS 3:13
(Speaking of Jesus) ...at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.


ARE THERE THREE THRONES IN HEAVEN?

REVELATION 4:2
And immediately I was in the spirit: and behold, “A" throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne.


WHO IS ON THE THRONE?

REVELATION 4:8
(Speaking of God) ...and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come.

REVELATION 1:8
(Speaking of Jesus) I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.


SO, WHO IS JESUS?

He is the Mighty God manifested in the flesh. God, a Spirit, in the fleshly body of Christ reconciling the world unto Himself.

II CORINTHIANS 5:19
To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself.


He came in the form of a servant and was made in the likeness of men.

PHILIPPIANS 2:7-8
But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men; And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

MATTHEW 1:20-21
...behold, the angel of the Lord appeared saying... And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins.

JOHN 14:8-10
Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us. Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how
sayest thou then Shew us the Father? Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? The words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.


Philip had asked to see the Father, and what Jesus was telling him, in our modern vernacular, is "You mean I've been with you all this time and you still don't know WHO I am?" Jesus proceeded to tell Philip that if Philip had seen Him (Jesus), then he had seen the Father!


God Bless




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