Why didn't God the Father or the Holy Spirit take the form of a human being to redeem mankind?


Romans 8:3 - 4

ESV - 3 For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh. 4 In order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

Clarify Share Report Asked February 17 2024 Mini Arvind Gope

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Mini Paula Fether Lifelong student of the scriptures
While there are of course shared characteristics among the Persons of the Godhead, each of the three seems to have a unique function. The Spirit and Son seem to have direct interaction with people in a way the Father does not. The Spirit works "behind the scenes" while the Son works in visible, tangible ways and is the embodiment of the whole of God (Col. 1:14-22). Being the physical Person, Jesus would make the most sense as the One who would be incarnated.

February 19 2024 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Mini Shirley H Wife, mother, veteran in the spiritual war we all face!
There are things we will never have answers to. But this much I know: God is the Father. God is Jesus. And God is the Holy Spirit. So He was here on earth. 

The Holy Spirit was moving on the earth in Genesis 1. The Holy Spirit still moves on the earth today. He is in all who believe. Jesus was the visible form of God. He was fully human yet fully divine.

We as human creatures, cannot fathom this deep revelation of God. We trust it because of the gift of faith. 

Anyway, does it really matter as long as we know that God loves us as much as he does?

February 19 2024 1 response Vote Up Share Report

20230618 192834 Donna Williams
Colossians 2:9 says, "For in Him (Christ) dwells the fullness of the Godhead bodily."

There is no separation between the Godhead, all three are One according to 1 John 5:7.

All three are God, and worked together in the creation and redemption of mankind!

February 21 2024 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

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