Christ, The Eternal Son Of God

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Christ is the Lord Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God, who became man, without ceasing to be God, having been conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary, in order that he might reveal God and redeem sinful men into a justified relationship with Christ. (Rom 3:24-25; 1Pet 2:24; Eph 1:7) Christ (the Son) is part of the triune God, eternally existing in three beings the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit; co-eternal in being, co-identical in nature, co-equal in power and glory and having the same attributes and perfection. (Deut 6:4; 2 Cor 13:14) Christ was both fully God and fully man. He experienced the limitations of the human body, in order that he may relate, identify, and understand the finiteness of man the sorrows of the sinful nature. “I am in the Father, and he is in me, we are in essence the one in the same,” Jesus said to Philip in 1 Jn14:9-11. “I came to teach you the ways of the Father and I do not speak on my own authority,” said Jesus. Christ not only came to die for the sins of humanity, he came to teach humanity the way to redemption. Humanity needs redemption from sin. Humanity’s debt for sin is death, but through accepting Christ and his forgiveness, we have a chance to be in relationship with him and the Father. Christ taught humanity about God, he provides a model for right living, on how to love, pray, perform miracles, and minister to the lost and righteous. He came to fulfill the Law (Mat 5:17). In the preceding verse 16, Christ
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