During his trial before the jewish leaders, the high priest demanded of jesus, i charge you under oath by the living god: tell us if you are the christ, the son of god (matthew 26:63) 'yes, it is as you say,' jesus replied. Calling jesus god's son is an expression of his role in relation to god the father unlike us, jesus was not conceived by two earthly parents he was born of a virgin through a miraculous work of god. 100 bible verses about jesus being gods son john 3:16 esv / 5 helpful votes helpful not helpful for god so loved the world, that he gave his only son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. By matt slick jesus can be both god and the son of god because the terms don't mean the same thing when we say that jesus is god (john 1:1, 14 colossians 2:9 hebrews 1:8), we are saying that jesus possesses the divine nature (as well as a human nature, see hypostatic union.
When asked if he was or believed he was the son of god, jesus did respond by asking if the questioner believed that he, jesus, was the son of god that, along with many examples where jesus showed his believe in the power of faith, is why many question whether jesus said or believed he was the son of god. 1 john 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 john 3:16 - for god so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten. The only other alternative is that he was the christ, the son of god, as he claimed when i discuss this with most jewish people, it's interesting how they respond they usually tell me that jesus was a moral, upright, religious leader, a good man, or some kind of prophet. Some people claim to believe that jesus was a good prophet, but they deny that jesus is god if that is you, i would like to encourage you to consider some of these bible verses: matthew 1:23 - behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a son, and they shall call his name immanuel, which is translated, god with us.
The jews realized that claiming to be the son of god was a claim to being god - john 5:18 1 the jehovah's witnesses try to avoid this by saying that john only recorded what the jews said. He was the son of god, the only begotten son, unique, extraordinary, one of a kind even as a lad of twelve in the temple, he was about his heavenly father's business (luke 2:49) he said that he and his father were one (john 10:30. It is said that jesus is god's son, yet it is also said that jesus is god how can one being be both the father and son of iself and how did god have a human son, or a son that could be seen by humans and interact with humans. John wants us to stand in awe of jesus as god and as the one who reveals the unseen god to us, just as a word reveals an unseen thought it is foundational to the christian faith and crucial to your personal faith that you understand and embrace the truth that jesus christ is fully god.
Jesus, the son of god, is the divine one who fulfilled prophecies, walked on water, healed the sick, and rose from the dead only the son of god can do these things to some muslims, the term son of god brings up images of a sort of divine being with a goddess wife who together have somehow produced a child. Only begotten son is the word you are missing - this means jesus is the only son of god as we understand a biological child to be descended from his father, although the theology is messy on that point as well (jesus and god the father are also both god, one person, along with the holy spirit not separate people. (revelation 4:11) therefore, the first human that god created, adam, is called a son of god ( luke 3:38 ) similarly, the bible teaches that jesus was created by god so jesus is also called a son of god. Body of christ, physical body god's glory in jesus christ revelation, in nt gospel, historical foundation of flesh, description of christ's nature words morality, and redemption god's attitude towards people god, glory of christ's relationship to god the virgin birth history the fulness of christ only son of god christ, character of orthodoxy.
Jesus answered, it is written: 'worship the lord your god and serve him only' the devil led him to jerusalem and had him stand on the highest point of the temple if you are the son of god, he said, throw yourself down from here. Jesus clearly claimed powers which only god has one time jesus said to a man who was paralyzed, son, your sins are forgiven you the religious leaders immediately reacted. The son is subservient to the father nature as being greater than the son when jesus was fully man (and fully god), he was positionally inferior to the father.
The fact is, that to call him the only son of god would make the bible contradict itself, for he is not the only son of god, and certainly not the one and only son of god angels are several times called the sons of god (eg, job 38:7) since they had no fathers, being directly created by god. The terms son of god and son of the l ord are found in several passages of the old testamentin christianity, the title son of god refers to the status of jesus as the divine son of god the father.
Jesus really is the only begotten son of god not just a unique son of god the bible says very clearly that jesus is the only begotten son of god. The understanding that jesus is completely unique, yet not a created being, was so important in the early church that it was emphasized in one of the earliest creeds, the nicene creed: i believein one lord jesus christ, the only-begotten son of god, begotten of the father before all worlds god of god, light of light, very god of very god. (being born of the water probably refers to the physical birth, while being born of the spirit refers to when we awaken to god's spirit working in us) 4 what does jesus mean when he says, the son of man must be lifted up (he must be lifted upon the cross to die for us, and when we turn our faith to him, we will be saved from our sins. At every turn in the bible, only one conclusion is possible, to make sense of all these statements, taken together as a whole: jesus is god the son he is the eternal, all-powerful, all-loving.