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To me, the wording of the Athanasian Creed -- which is read in some churches every year on Trinity Sunday (the first Sunday after Pentecost) -- is the definitive Christian statement on the subject of the Persons of the Godhead. It can be viewed at the following link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athanasian_Creed In my opinion, the statement from the creed that most directly addresses the question being asked is as follows: "Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is God and Man; God, of the Substance [Essence] of the Father; begotten before the worlds; and Man, of the Substance [Essence] of his Mother, born in the world. Perfect God; and perfect Man, of a reasonable soul and human flesh subsisting. Equal to the Father, as touching his Godhead; and inferior to the Father as touching his Manhood." God the Father also views God the Son as the sole, unique means that He (the Father) has provided for reconciling humanity to Himself. In addition, God the Father audibly testified to His pleasure with God the Son at both Jesus' baptism (Matthew 3:17; Mark 1:11; Luke 3:22), and at His transfiguration (Matthew 17:5; Mark 9:7; Luke 9:35).
Jesus said in John 15:9-12 NABRE “As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and remain in his love.” How does God the Father see Jesus? He loves Him! And also He said in John 10:17 (New International Version) “The reason my Father loves me is that I lay down my life—only to take it up again.” So the reason God the Father loves Jesus is that He followed His Father’s plan and fulfilled it, the plan to secure our redemption. He secured it and then sealed it. S. Michael Houdmann said, “Jesus Christ bore the seal of God: “On him God the Father has placed his seal of approval” (John 6:27). Those who trust in Jesus also possess the seal of God, which is the Holy Spirit: “You also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession” (Ephesians 1:13–14). It is good to know that God’s children are sealed, secure, and sustained amid the wickedness of this transitory world.”
The theophany that Adam experienced in the Garden of Eden became flesh and blood, that is Jesus Christ. God does not have any figure or shape, but the son revealed God. Jesus’ life has two parts, before the crucifixion and after the crucifixion. Before the crucifixion: How God considered Adam (sinless stage), the same way God treated Jesus. God allowed temptation and other satanic interference in Jesus’ life, but Jesus made victory on the cross. After the crucifixion, God anointed him as a ruler of the world and put him in charge of Hades and death.
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