Is the deity of Christ Biblical?


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In addition to Jesus' specific claims about Himself, His disciples also acknowledged the deity of Christ. They claimed that Jesus had the right to forgive sins something only God can do as it is Go...

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Dr. Charles Ryrie says that Christ's deity is proved by His equality in the trinity and lists Matthew 28:19 as well as 2 Corinthians 13:14. Regarding the former passage, BB Warfield says, "The connection described is inherent and essential, and not that of presence or external fellowship" (Westcott). This prepares us for the great assertion: "I and the Father are one" (Jn 10:30), from which it is a mere corollary that "He that hath seen me hath seen the Father" (Jn 14:9; compare John 8:19; 12:45)."

Going further, we could say that His name is assigned equal standing with God the Father in the church's baptismal formula and in the apostolic benediction/greeting (Matthew 28:19; cf. Acts 2:38; 2 Corinthians 13:14; cf. 1 Corinthians 1:3, Ephesians 1:2).

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