Mark 10:18 – Scripture Twisting 101

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJp2jY8FQ0Q Mark 10:18 Jesus said to him “Why do you call me  good? No one is good except God alone. This is from the story of the rich young ruler  who comes to Jesus. Verse 17 “and  as he was setting out on his journey, a  man ran up and knelt before him and  asked him ‘Good teacher, what must I do to  inherit eternal life?’ And Jesus said to  him ‘Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone.’” So  Muslims will go with that and say “Jesus says that he's not good; only  God is good.” You know the commandments - do not murder,  do not commit adultery, do not steal, do  not bear false witness, do not defraud,  honor your father and mother.…
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If Jesus is God why does he pray to God?

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https://youtu.be/6Vjp6yQOU54 If  Jesus is God, who is he praying to? Remember I said that arevTrinitarians.  Trinitarians means although God is one,  he's not a single person. We believe the  Father, the Son, Holy Spirit are eternally  distinct persons who speak and  communicate with one another and yet  exist as one God. God doesn't exist like  us. You and I both agree, according to  your own Quran Surah 42:11-12 and Surah 112:4, the Quran says there's  nothing comparable to Allah or God,  nothing like God in creation. The triune  God is unlike anything in creation  because there's nothing in creation  that's one being and three persons. So  God's existence is beyond ours. He's one  God but Father, Son, Holy Spirit because  they're distinct persons. They  communicate with one another or as…
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Jesus cannot do anything by himself

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxLEwUJUApE Let's read John 5:19-31 I love this  passage because what Muslims like to do  and Jehovah’s Witnesses like to do is quote  the first part of verse 19 and stop. Then Jesus replied “I assure  you the son is not able to do anything  on his own” and they stop there. “You see, he can't be God because he can't do  anything on his own. God can do  everything.” But wait, let's finish it. The son is not able to do anything on  his own but only what he sees the Father  doing. For whatever the Father does, the  son also does these things in the same  way. When we read the statement in  context, it affirms two basic truths. Number one. The son is not an independent  deity…
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Why does Jesus call Himself the Son of Man?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvaFybmu5aI Let me explain  why Jesus calls himself Son of man. Son  of man is an Aramaic expression  meaning a man, a human being. So Jesus Christ calls  himself Son of man  because he's truly human, he's a man by  nature. But he also calls himself Son of man for  another reason. Daniel 7:13-14.  I saw in the night visions and behold  one like the Son of man came with the  clouds of heaven  and came to the ancient of days and they  brought him near before him.  Daniel the prophet, over 600 years before  the birth of Christ,  sees someone who looks like a human  being, a Son of man, and he's riding the  clouds of heaven  and he comes to the ancient of days and there was given…
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John 17:3 – Scripture Twisting 101

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeW6NwydgoI Today we are going to take a look at  another passage from the New Testament. This one comes from John 17:3, another one of our  Muslim friends’ favorite passage to use to try to contradict the deity  of Christ. Here's what this verse  reads: And this is the eternal life, that  they know you, the only true God and  Jesus Christ whom you have sent. How can we respond to our Muslim friends whenever they say “There are two entities here, two  persons.” In John 17, we again have very clear  affirmations that Jesus is God but  there's this verse right here, verse 3: This is eternal life, that they know you,  the only true God and Jesus Christ whom  you have sent. You've got God and  you've got…
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Matthew 27:46 – Scripture Twisting 101

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qY7P3IYW190 Today's passage comes from the gospel of Matthew. It is Matthew 27:46 and it reads “And about the ninth hour, Jesus cried out with a loud voice saying ‘Eli Eli Lama sabachthani?’ that is ‘my God my God, why have you forsaken me?’” This is one of the Muslims’ favorite argument. They say “If Jesus is God, why is he first of all crying out to God?” Yes, I've heard this passage used in various ways to undermine the Christian faith and the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ. One is: If Jesus Is God, is he praying to himself? How can he abandon himself? Then it gets a little more complicated. How can Jesus experience God forsaking us when he's a God-man and was in perfect unity with…
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If Jesus Is God, Why Didn’t He Know Everything

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6w518Y0C-M The right theory or interpretation of Jesus not knowing the day or the hour  is to say that this is just how the incarnation works. Incarnation means “in the flesh” or “in the body”. Jesus comes in a human body. That's just how it works when God comes in human form. It works that way because he's truly  human. This passage is about helping  to reassure us of the humanity of Christ; it's not a challenge to his deity because Christian doctrine has always  held that Jesus is God and man - two natures. He's deity and human, both. So if he's God and man, this passage is giving us both in one verse. He's the son of the father and he's also  a human.  Luke 2 52 Jesus…
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What does Jesus mean when he says “The Father Is Greater Than I”

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9HjdsyQUKQ Muslims often point to John 14:28 as proof that Jesus denied  that he's God. According to John 14:28,  the Lord Jesus Christ said that “the  Father is greater than I”. On the basis of this passage, Muslims  assume that Jesus cannot be  co-equal to the Father in essence if the  Father is greater than he. However, the problem with that objection  is that it ignores the fact  that the term “greater”, not just in Greek  but even in English,  can have one of two possible meanings. First, it can mean  someone who is better in essence  as well as in position and rank. For  example, I'm greater than my dog not just in  position and rank but also in essence. Or the term “greater” can simply refer to  someone …
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Why Is Jesus Called “The Son of God”?

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https://youtu.be/Kl96xuTT1Y0 In the New Testament, Jesus is repeatedly identified as the Son of God. But as Muslim apologists often point out, many other people are called sons of God in the Bible. So why is the title Son of God so important to Christians? To understand why Jesus is called the Son of God, we need to look at the different ways people can be children of God in the Bible. First, human beings in general are called God's children. In Acts 17, as the Apostle Paul says “In him (i.e. God), we live and move and have our being.” God creates us and sustains us. The idea is that as a human father provides for his family, God provides for us, though in a much more significant way. Second,…
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John 10:34 – Scripture Twisting 101

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBsxLm2wNs8 Today's passage  is another famous one that is used by  our Muslim friends. It comes from the New  Testament, the Gospel of John 10:34 and it reads: Jesus answered  them “Is it not written in your law ‘I said you are gods.’ The Jews were upset with Jesus. They  wanted to stone him. That was his  answer. Muslims use this to rebuke the  idea that Jesus is God using this  statement. The context is they're picking up stones to stone him to death for blasphemy because he claims  that he and the father are one (John 10:30). He says “I and the father are one.” So verse 31, the Jews picked up stones again  to stone him. Multiple times they're picking up stones to stone Jesus  to death for…
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