In this New Testament narrative, Jesus not only accepts the titles Christ and Son of God , but declares the proclamation a divine revelation by stating that his Father in Heaven had revealed it to Peter , unequivocally declaring himself to be both Christ and the Son of God .
Matthew 3:17 is the seventeenth (and final) verse of the third chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. Jesus has just been baptized by John the Baptist and in this verse God announces that Jesus is his son .
The belief or doctrine of the Trinity states that God is divided into three separate beings, namely: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Jesus Christ represents God the Son or the beloved Son of God .
” Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ , the Son of the living God.” Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by man, but by my Father in heaven.
Following the arrest of Jesus , Peter denied knowing him three times , but after the third denial, heard the rooster crow and recalled the prediction as Jesus turned to look at him. Peter then began to cry bitterly. This final incident is known as the Repentance of Peter.
Jesus is recognized to be the Son of God on two separate occasions by a voice speaking from Heaven. Jesus is explicitly and implicitly described as the Son of God by himself and by various individuals who appear in the New Testament. Jesus is called ” son of God ,” while followers of Jesus are called, ” sons of God “.
During his lifetime, Jesus himself didn’t call himself God and didn’t consider himself God , and none of his disciples had any inkling at all that he was God . You do find Jesus calling himself God in the Gospel of John, or the last Gospel.
Jesus ‘ name in Hebrew was “Yeshua” which translates to English as Joshua.
“The Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit” are not names for different parts of God , but one name for God because three persons exist in God as one entity. They cannot be separate from one another.
Defenders of religion have countered that the question is improper: We ask, “If all things have a creator, then who created God?” Actually, only created things have a creator, so it’s improper to lump God with his creation. God has revealed himself to us in the Bible as having always existed.
In John 15:26 Jesus says of the Holy Spirit : “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.”
The Koine Greek term Ego eimi (Greek Ἐγώ εἰμί, pronounced [eɣó imí]), literally I am or It is I, is an emphatic form of the copulative verb εἰμι that is recorded in the Gospels to have been spoken by Jesus on several occasions to refer to himself not with the role of a verb but playing the role of a name, in the Gospel
Paul the Apostle, original name Saul of Tarsus , (born 4 bce ?, Tarsus in Cilicia [now in Turkey]—died c. 62–64 ce, Rome [Italy]), one of the leaders of the first generation of Christians, often considered to be the most important person after Jesus in the history of Christianity.
The earliest Christians maintained that Jesus was a human being who was made God – a god – a divine being. Later they ended up saying that Jesus was born to the union of God and a mortal because the Holy Spirit came upon Mary and that’s how she conceived Jesus , so Jesus literally had God as his father.