The Deity of Christ

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The Deity of Christ
Throughout the history of mankind, there have been many great men who have left an impact on today’s world. Some of these men may have changed a certain system was run or established a better community for other people. While doing these things is certainly commendable, there is one man who stands above the rest. This man is unique in every way from His conception to His death. In addition, this man made astonishing claims and performed many great miracles. While there were many that embraced this man, there were many that called him foolish and a sinner. This man was Jesus Christ. Through the use of Old Testament prophets, various New Testament testimonies, and certain divine attributes, it is proven that Jesus Christ is unique in that He and God are one. Firstly, the Old Testament attests to the fact that Jesus is God. The Old Testament prophesies show that the Messiah would be a human figure and be born of a woman (Genesis 3:15); a descendant of Abraham (Genesis 12:1-3); from the nation of Israel (Isaiah 9:6); a descendant from David (2 Samuel 7:14-16); and born of a virgin (Isaiah 7:14). If the Old Testament did not claim the deity of Christ, it would not be able to be fully explained (Gurbikian 92). God chose to foreshadow and reveal Himself as Jesus Christ through the use of His holy Word (Gurbikian 94). Multiple Old Testament passages coincide to show that Jesus was indeed God in human flesh. Not only did the Old Testament make prophecies
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