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Our “One God” is revealed in the three distinct persons – the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. “For there are three that bear witness in heaven: the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit; and these three are one” (1 John 5:7). Each is God (2 Corinthians 13:14; Matthew 28:19; Titus 2:13; Matthew 12:32…etc.), yet the three are one (Ephesians 4:6). They are one in nature, character, and purpose. And they are the same in properties, attributes and equal in power and glory.
Jesus is self-existent (John 1:1–4; 14:6). The Father is self-existent (Psalm 90:2).
The Son is eternal (Revelation 1:8). The Father is eternal (Deuteronomy 33:27).
The Son is all powerful (Revelation 1:8). The Father is all powerful (Psalm 62:11).
The Son is the Creator (John 1:3). The Father created all things through Christ (Genesis 1:1).
The Son accepted worship (Matthew 14:33; Hebrews 1:6). The Father accepts worship (Exodus 20:5)
The Son knows the thoughts of men (John 2:25). The Father knows the thoughts of men (1 Kings 8:39). Y
The Son is omnipresent (Matthew 28:20). The Father is omnipresent (Jeremiah 23:24).
The Son has power to give life (John 10:18). The Father has power to give life (Job 33:4).
The Father even calls Jesus God (Hebrews 1:8). Therefore, by considering the primary definitions of God, and seeing that Jesus fits every one of those definitions, obviously, Jesus must be eternal God the Son.
In His service,
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