Flashcards in Christology Deck (89)
2 Corinthians 3:17
“Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.”
1 Timothy 2:5
“For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;”
“Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.”
“And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.”
What two things does “Father/Son” language in the NT show?
It shows what God did through Humanity and Deity.
How did God make the world by the Son?
With Him in mind or in view.
Prove Jesus is not having a conversation with another person in the trinity on the cross by showing what He is quoting.
What is Jesus saying will happen through His suffering?
Through His suffering He will will reign.
What are the two major questions you ask almost all “passages of distinction” that prove the distinction is about the human/divine relationship not persons in the trinity?
1. Where is the missing Holy Ghost?
2. Is this a co-equal trinity?
Prove that Jesus’ prayers cannot be about a trinity explaining why the essence of the doctrine of the trinity would be violated?
Subordinate, because he wouldn’t be co-equal.
What is the key characteristics of God’s nature that helps us understand the baptism of Christ has nothing to do with a trinity?
God is omnipresent. So he can be anywhere simultaneously
What are the words of Jesus Himself that answer why he was baptized?
To fulfill all righteousness
Who learned who Jesus was at His baptism?
John and Israel
According to the Bible, who was the Dove a sign for?
John the Baptist
The dove descending represented what symbolically?
The anointing of the Spirit on the man Jesus
What three roles did Jesus come to fulfill in His ministry?
Who was washed at the entrance of their office in the OT (Ex. 29:4)?
Who was anointed with oil at the beginning of their role, ministry, or office in OT?
The Hebrew word “Messiah” and the Greek word “Christ” both mean what?
How old was the minimum age of entrance into the priesthood (Numbers 4:3, 23-30)?
How old was Jesus at his baptism?
What was Jesus being baptized into according to major trinitarian scholars like McGrath, Kostenberger, Kellum, and Blomberg?
Who was the voice a sign for at Jesus’ baptism according to Scripture?
Israel /the People
When the voice from heaven says “This is my beloved son” what is it quoting?
What is the significance of the term “beloved son” when applied to Jesus at His baptism?
Showing that Jesus was being anointed King
Where does the phrase “in whom I am well pleased” come from?
What does the phrase “in who I am well pleased” point out who Jesus also came to be?
What does the total phrase “This is my beloved son in who I am well pleased” show about Jesus’ ministry?
As a man he would suffer and die and become king through that suffering
Of whom does the OT prophecy say would be similarly anointed (see answer above)?