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My Confession Ever since I was 9 years old, as Roman Catholic, I kept this obsession of clearly identifying God and Jesus Christ. I was taught there is only one God, yet in praying the "Apostles' Creed," we profess "The Son sits at the right hand of God." I implored a definite answer to the question and to my dismay, our nuns and priests from whom we get our religious education (AUF) told us to just believe in the Holy Trinity for God is a mystery.
God consists of three divine persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and these three are ONE. Each person is God, but one is not the other two persons.
FATHER IS IS NOT IS NOT GOD IS IS Holy Spirit SON IS NOT
I read in Ezekiel 20:49 that God is speaking in parables, so was our Lord Jesus Christ prophesied to speak "dark sayings of old" (Psalms 78:2). I also read the instruction of God in finding the message to His words in Isaiah 28:10 "precept upon precept, line upon line, here a little and there a little."
Since God is speaking in parables, I found that only He through His words could, and should answer questions on and explain His words. This is revealed in Mark 4:34 where it is written, "But without a parable spake he not unto them: and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples.“ I therefore earnestly asked God, questions about Jesus Christ and His clear identity. So I began asking Him the following…
Lord, Who is the One True God in the Holy Bible? 1John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
Lord, is your testament of salvation limited only to the descendants of Abraham? How about us who belong to other nationalities? Gal 3:27 For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. Gal 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. Gal 3:29 And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.
.Lord, what is the requirement for the fulfillment of Your testament of salvation? Hebrews 9:16 For where a testament is, there must also of necessity be the death of the testator.
Lord, how could You fulfill Your testament by death when You are a Spirit (John 4:24)? 1Ti 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, received up into glory.
Lord, Who is "this flesh" that You are referring to? Phi 2:6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: Phi 2:7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:
Lord, are You referring to Jesus Christ, the child born in Bethlehem? Mat 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. ( Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.)
Lord, how could You, the FATHER be the SON when You are relating with each other, and in many verses the SON was sent by the FATHER? Joh 14:5 Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way? Joh 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Joh 14:7 If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also: and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him. Joh 14:8 Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us.
Joh14:9 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? Joh 14:10 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.
Lord, did the death of JESUS CHRIST on the cross fulfill Your TESTAMENT OF SALVATION? 1John 3:16 Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
You shall die in your sins! John 8:24 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. ( Exodus 3:14 And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.)
Isa 52:6 Therefore my people shall know my name: therefore they shall know in that day that I am he that doth speak: behold, it is I.
Father’s name John 5:43 I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive.
“I AM HE” Isaiah 43:10 Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.
To Know God To Understand God To Believe God (John 10:38 KJV) But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him. (Isa 43:10 KJV) Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.
Isaiah 44:6 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 22:13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.
Who is the Almighty? Genesis 17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.
JESUS is the Almighty! Revelation 1:8 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.