If Jesus is God, why on the mountain did God say that Jesus was His Son?

I understand also Jesus was transfigured, v2: "His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light." I know there is a trinity. I just have a hard time wrapping my head around it.

Matthew 17:1 - 27

ESV - 1 And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. 2 And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light.

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
I would refer the questioner to the words of the Athanasian Creed in addressing this question, as found at several sites listed on Google at: https://www.google.com/search?q=athanasian+creed+pdf&oq=Athanasian+Creed&aqs=chrome.2.0i433i512j0i512l9.7305j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

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