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How do we know Jesus is God?

[b]100 Bible Verses about
Jesus Is God
[/b]

John 1:14
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 10:30
I and the Father are one.”

John 8:58
Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.”

John 20:28
Thomas answered him, “My Lord and my God!”

Isaiah 9:6
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Titus 2:13
Waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,

Colossians 2:9
For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily,

Hebrews 1:8
But of the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom.

Matthew 1:23
“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us).

1 Corinthians 8:6
Yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.

John 10:30-33
I and the Father are one.” The Jews picked up stones again to stone him. Jesus answered them, “I have shown you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you going to stone me?” The Jews answered him, “It is not for a good work that we are going to stone you but for blasphemy, because you, being a man, make yourself God.”

Hebrews 1:3
He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

John 5:18
This was why the Jews were seeking all the more to kill him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was even calling God his own Father, making himself equal with God.

Revelation 1:8
“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”

John 1:3
All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.

Isaiah 44:6
Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel and his Redeemer, the Lord of hosts: “I am the first and I am the last; besides me there is no god.

2 Peter 1:1
Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:

John 8:24
I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins.”

John 10:33
The Jews answered him, “It is not for a good work that we are going to stone you but for blasphemy, because you, being a man, make yourself God.”

1 John 5:20
And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

John 1:1-3
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.

Isaiah 7:14
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

Matthew 14:33
And those in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.”

Exodus 3:14
God said to Moses, “I am who I am.” And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I am has sent me to you.’”

1 Timothy 3:16
Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.

John 1:18
No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father's side, he has made him known.

Acts 20:28
Pay careful attention 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.

Matthew 28:9
And behold, Jesus met them and said, “Greetings!” And they came up and took hold of his feet and worshiped him.

Revelation 1:17-18
When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. But he laid his right hand on me, saying, “Fear not, I am the first and the last, and the living one. I died, and behold I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of Death and Hades.

Revelation 22:13
I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”

Matthew 28:19
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Colossians 1:15
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

Acts 4:12
And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

Colossians 1:16
For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.

John 4:24
God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Hebrews 13:8
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.

Genesis 1:1
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Hebrews 4:15
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.

John 3:16
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

James 2:19
You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

Isaiah 43:11
I, I am the Lord, and besides me there is no savior.

John 14:6
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Romans 9:5
To them belong the patriarchs, and from their race, according to the flesh, is the Christ who is God over all, blessed forever. Amen.

Matthew 2:11
And going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.

John 14:9-11
Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’? Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak on my own authority, but the Father who dwells in me does his works. Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me, or else believe on account of the works themselves.

Isaiah 44:24
Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, who formed you from the womb: “I am the Lord, who made all things, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by myself,

2 Corinthians 5:21
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

John 17:3
And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

Hebrews 1:1-3
Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

Romans 10:9
Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

John 5:17-18
But Jesus answered them, “My Father is working until now, and I am working.” This was why the Jews were seeking all the more to kill him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was even calling God his own Father, making himself equal with God.

Genesis 1:26
Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

Hebrews 1:6
And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world, he says, “Let all God's angels worship him.”

Hebrews 1:2-3
But in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

Colossians 1:15-17
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

1 Timothy 2:5
For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,

Colossians 1:16-17
For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

John 14:9
Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?

Isaiah 42:8
I am the Lord; that is my name; my glory I give to no other, nor my praise to carved idols.

Hebrews 4:12
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Galatians 2:20
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

1 Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Micah 5:2
But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days.

Daniel 7:13-14
“I saw in the night visions, and behold, with the clouds of heaven there came one like a son of man, and he came to the Ancient of Days and was presented before him. And to him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom, that all peoples, nations, and languages should serve him; his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom one that shall not be destroyed.

John 14:10
Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak on my own authority, but the Father who dwells in me does his works.

John 17:5
And now, Father, glorify me in your own presence with the glory that I had with you before the world existed.

Luke 1:37
For nothing will be impossible with God.”

John 20:31
But these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.

Matthew 27:46
And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”

Isaiah 41:10
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Philippians 2:5-8
Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 5:8
But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

John 9:35-38 ESV / 63 helpful votes
Jesus heard that they had cast him out, and having found him he said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?” He answered, “And who is he, sir, that I may believe in him?” Jesus said to him, “You have seen him, and it is he who is speaking to you.” He said, “Lord, I believe,” and he worshiped him.

John 5:23
That all may honor the Son, just as they honor the Father. Whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent him.

Matthew 4:10
Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’”

Jude 1:25
To the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.

Hebrews 12:2
Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

John 14:13
Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

Colossians 2:9-10
For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority.

1 Peter 2:24
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

Acts 2:22
“Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with mighty works and wonders and signs that God did through him in your midst, as you yourselves know—

John 9:38
He said, “Lord, I believe,” and he worshiped him.

John 6:38
For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him who sent me.

John 20:17
Jesus said to her, “Do not cling to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to my brothers and say to them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”

Isaiah 45:23
By myself I have sworn; from my mouth has gone out in righteousness a word that shall not return: ‘To me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear allegiance.’

Psalm 27:1
Of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Colossians 1:27
To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

Philippians 2:10
So that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth,

Matthew 24:36
“But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.

Esther 5:1-14 ESV /
On the third day Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king's palace, in front of the king's quarters, while the king was sitting on his royal throne inside the throne room opposite the entrance to the palace. And when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, she won favor in his sight, and he held out to Esther the golden scepter that was in his hand. Then Esther approached and touched the tip of the scepter. And the king said to her, “What is it, Queen Esther? What is your request? It shall be given you, even to the half of my kingdom.” And Esther said, “If it please the king, let the king and Haman come today to a feast that I have prepared for the king.” Then the king said, “Bring Haman quickly, so that we may do as Esther has asked.” So the king and Haman came to the feast that Esther had prepared. ...

Revelation 2:8
“And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: ‘The words of the first and the last, who died and came to life.

Matthew 28:18
And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

Matthew 18:20
For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

1 Timothy 6:14-16
To keep the commandment unstained and free from reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ, which he will display at the proper time—he who is the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords, who alone has immortality, who dwells in unapproachable light, whom no one has ever seen or can see. To him be honor and eternal dominion. Amen.

John 20:27-28
Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here, and see my hands; and put out your hand, and place it in my side. Do not disbelieve, but believe.” Thomas answered him, “My Lord and my God!”

John 15:26
“But when the Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he will bear witness about me.

2 Corinthians 13:14
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.

Joel 2:32
And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved. For in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be those who escape, as the Lord has said.
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Abstraction · 56-60, M Best Comment
For those who don't believe in the bible, the verses don't help. But if you study the historicity of Jesus as a person, you realise the evidence that he existed and that we have a substantial record of his words is pretty well established.

Jesus claimed to be God. He did this in many ways and on many occasions. There are only three options:
1. He was deluded. (He was wrong and didn't know it.)
2. He was telling a lie. (He was wrong and did know it.)
3. He was telling the truth. (He was right.)

Christ is one of the most respected and influential human beings in history. He inspired other people who inspire us like Gandhi, Martin Luther King and others. His words have inspired millions. He presented ideas that dignify the poor and vulnerable, promoted non-violent response to injustice and wrong. Taught love as profound action even for your enemies.

I find him the most inspiring and together human being I know of. The idea that he was lying or deluded doesn't add up for me. That only leaves one option...
ArishMell · 61-69, M
[@422444,Lila15] Yes - I see the link!
Lila15 · 18-21, F
[@519706,ArishMell] Christianity is a syncretic religion, derived from Judaism (obviously), Zoroastrianism, and pre-Christian European pagan religions, where we get the Christmas Tree, the Easter Bunny, and in Catholicism, the worship of Mary which was derived from matriarchal religions. Even the popular image of Satan as a horned man with hooves and a tail was adapted from pre-Christian deities.
ArishMell · 61-69, M
[@422444,Lila15] What a mixture!

I wonder where some of the more way-out OT tales come from; almost certainly from much older traditions but before recorded history, so the stories became slowly distorted with time into the forms captured by the Hebrew scribes.

Some of that absorption by Christianity suggests compromises by evangelists unable to make their new subjects give up old beliefs entirely.

Most, like the Easter bunny and Christams tree, are harmless, but it's so terrible though that the link between Mary and matriarchal religions becamse so warped over the centuries into mysogyny.

I'm not sure but I think the image of the devil having tail and horns appeared or at least became widespread, in early Mediaeval times.

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There is one small town in Italy or Sicily that retains a curious funerary rite possibly from pre-Christian practices. After the conventional Christian funeral service the deceased is interred in a fairly shallow grave in the local, well-drained volcanic earth. The body is exhumed with due respect after a year, cleaned, anointed and if sufficiently mummified naturally, placed in a local ossuary. If not it is re-buried for another year. The Church does not entirely approve, but accepts it is a purely local tradition that has existed for longer than anyone knows.

I recall that from a TV documantary probably 30 or 40 years ago though I assume it still takes place. The start of the programme did warn that it "contains scenes some may find distressing". I am a bit squeamish but realised as I watched the mourners cleaning and re-dressing the dessicated, decomposed body that they were treating their dead with the same care and respect as their ancestors had been doing for centuries. In the event this one was ready for the ossuary and carried there in some triumph to join those gone before.

There is a slightly similar tradition in a part of Asia, Borneo I think.

The point though is although funerary rites are be very different from culture to culture, at heart making sense of and easing death and bereavement are among the few, primary drivers of almost all religions.

GodSpeed63 · 61-69, M
By His Word.
Carazaa · F
[@733370,GodSpeed63] Yes! AMEN!
DocSavage · 18-21, M
You realize that if Jesus and god are the same. It renders the whole crucifixion story pointless. He gets nailed to the cross, then goes back to heaven after a rough weekend no worse for ware. He didn’t sacrifice anything. Not even his only begotten son.
If he were in fact god, he could have simple said, ok, you got a clean slate , but behave yourselves or you’ll end up burning. You get one second chance, get it right this time.
Always thought that bit didn’t make any sense.
MasterLee · 51-55, M
[@889684,Carazaa] who is upset besides you?
Carazaa · F
[@9463,MasterLee] [quote]LOL Indeed, the men of the congregation sitting with mouths hanging open, semi-comatose, the women mentally taking note of sister McNickles tacky Twentynine ninety nine off rack fake wool suit.[/quote]

I was just concerned that someone had hurt his feelings or he wasn't feeling good since he seemed irritated and upset with christians. As you are too obviously. Don't let me bother you, just ignore my posts if they upset you or be straight with me instead of passive aggressive. Tell me what you really think I can handle it!
MasterLee · 51-55, M
[@889684,Carazaa] you aren't quoting me.

He isn't upset, he was just replying.
doughgirl · 46-50, F
So few on this site believe, but I do..and not afraid to admit it!
Carazaa · F
[@270849,doughgirl] 🙏🤗 Thank you!
To every child the parents are it's god. Because they did magic to bring life that he has.
Carazaa · F
[@3118,Pfuzylogic] Hopefully all children have wonderfully loving parents. We are to honor our parents.
Pfuzylogic · M
[@889684,Carazaa] Thankfully God always loves us and the relationship is completed when we love God in return!
Carazaa · F
[@3118,Pfuzylogic] True 🤗
MasterLee · 51-55, M
Jesus, god, satan, allah, Mohammad, Buddha, zeus, fekla, abominable snowman, tooth fairy and santa are all the same thing. A myth.
Carazaa · F
[@9463,MasterLee] That you are deceived by Satan!
MasterLee · 51-55, M
[@889684,Carazaa] how can a myth deceive anyone? Are you deceived by dionysus?
Lynda70 · F
[@889684,Carazaa] [quote]You're in denial![/quote]
So, if you don't believe in Zeus, you must also be in denial!
Outsider98 · 36-40, M
Wow. That's a pretty long post. If I wanted to read the Bible. I wouldn't
Lynda70 · F
A list of unsupported claims doesn't prove anything.
Pfuzylogic · M
[@912138,OogieBoogie]
You made it obvious you despise Christianity and accused me of being fake since I was sarcastic and humorous. The poster was attacking religion and I responded.

I am a Christian!

We were friends before I made that proclamation and obviously you think it is okay to be abusive.
You claim I am negative and then go down that rabbit hole.
I am not intimidated by you and you might want to back off because I don’t tolerate abusive behavior. Do what you must but quit it.
Pfuzylogic · M
[@912138,OogieBoogie]
I have plenty of compassion and you seem quite content in your persistent insertion of insults. I asked you politely and now I must say goodbye.
Zavodila · M
We can test him. Burn a church, see what he does.
Lynda70 · F
[@889684,Carazaa] [quote]Maybe to God too![/quote]
Why would God deliberately destroy his own house?
Pfuzylogic · M
[@393794,Lynda70]
It is obvious that you don’t read scripture.
When is the last time you cracked open a Holy Bible?
[@889684,Carazaa] [quote]That is Gods choice not yours![/quote]
I never said it was my choice. Thor and Zeus make their own choices.
Iwillwait · M
Thank you for your Ministry.
Carazaa · F
[@1143040,Iwillwait] 🙏🤗 Thank you for your ministry!!
Carazaa · F
[@4018,ExperienceDLT] Anyone really studying the Bible will not think he was a crazy man, since he did the miracles and was raised the third day infront of 500 people willing to die testifying. And it could not have been a myth because of the fulfilled prophesies. The Bible was written before today. And today we see prophesies fulfilled. Like whats happened in Israel being gathered again just like God said in 1948. And over and over he said
[b][c=BF0000]"The Father and I are one"
[/c][/b]
"[b][c=BF0000]I am the way, the truth, and the life" John 14:6[/c][/b]
Lynda70 · F
[@889684,Carazaa] [quote]And today we see prophesies fulfilled.[/quote]
There aren't any definite unambiguous prophecies in the bible. Just vague metaphors, some of which have been interpreted to fit actual events. Some Christians have claimed the birth of Jesus was accurately prophesized but even now, supposedly [i]post facto[/i], no one can say when that was.
Iwillwait · M
Genesis 1:26 Says it all. "Let Us make Man in Our image."
Carazaa · F
[@1143040,Iwillwait] How beautiful is that!🤗
Iwillwait · M
I think..
James 2:19
You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

Is quite powerful too.
TheRascallyOne · 26-30, M
Because Stone Cold said so
TheRascallyOne · 26-30, M
[@3118,Pfuzylogic] Austin 3:16
Pfuzylogic · M
[@19729,TheRascallyOne]
Don’t forget the beer can!
TheRascallyOne · 26-30, M
[@3118,Pfuzylogic]
ArishMell · 61-69, M
We don't [i]know[/i] but we can choose to [i]believe[/i] him so.

Some of those umpteen quotes seem nearer the Unitarian than Trinitarian interpretation of the stories, and some faiths revere Jesus as a very able teacher but fully human not divine; but please note that I don't claim any one is any more "right" or "wrong" than any other.
[@422444,Lila15] Christian proselytizers invariably resort to insults in a last ditch attempt to "prove" their opponents wrong. 🤷‍♀️
Lila15 · 18-21, F
[@374012,NortiusMaximus] And I've noticed, Carazaa is quick to complain if anyone insults [i]her[/i].
[@422444,Lila15] In her eyes, simply disagreeing with something she says is an insult.
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