The beliefs of some "Christian" religions are that Jesus was God's first creation, or that He and Lucifer were brothers, or that He is merely a highly enlightened prophet of God, or that He alone is not the only mediator between God and man.

There are even some "Christians" who, citing the fact that the word "trinity" is found nowhere in the Bible and because the concept of three persons in one God is impossible for our human minds to comprehend, teach that there is really no such thing as the triune God, or Trinity.

But the truth is not whatever we might suspect to be true or whatever we may feel like believing.

There can only be one Truth about anything. If there were two "truths" that contradict each other, then either one or the other is false, or they're both false, but they both can't be true.

As the scriptures below will prove to you, God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost are all jointly and severally God according to the Bible. This is a Truth that is impossible for the human mind to fully understand, but is nevertheless the clear and explicit Truth divinely inspired by God Himself.

Beware of your natural mind in trying to understand the spiritual things of God!

"But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God; for they are foolishness unto him..." (1 Corinthians 2:14, KJV)

The following are scriptures that clearly and explicitly define Jesus as God and our only mediator:

For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus (1 Ti 2:5)

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. (John 14:6)

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6)

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made...And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us... (John 1:1-3,14)

I and my Father are one. (John 10:30)

Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen. (1 Timothy 1:17) (King refers to Jesus in the immediately preceeding context)

And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh... (1 Timothy 3:16)

For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men... (1 Timothy 4:10) (Savior is another name for Jesus)

But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, 0 God, is for ever and ever... (Hebrews 1:8)

For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. (1 John 5:7)

From these scriptures above, the undeniable truth is that Jesus is God (along with God the Father and God the Holy Ghost); and that Jesus is our only mediator, our only way to God the Father.

Any religion, denomination, writing or person that believes and teaches that Jesus is anything less than God, or that teach there's no such thing as the three Persons in one God, is false and must be abandoned.

False religions, false apostles, false prophets, false teachers and cults seek to deny Jesus of His Deity, His God nature. They are not serving God, they are serving Satan! They would have you believe that they've received or have a source of "divine revelation" of the truth which supersedes the scriptures, or that they have read between the lines and filled in the blanks of scripture to get the "inside scoop" on the truth.

They uphold other books, writings, and/or teachings as their doctrinal authority in addition to the Bible, that contain information which is unsubstantiated in or actually contradicts Bible scriptures. I ask them, then: Which will you believe? You have to pick one or the other, because they can't both be true. And any book or writing that contains a lie is a lie in itself. "A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump."

Satan's method of deception is to shed doubt on the Word of God. This is how he deceived Eve. He is a counterfeiter. He takes the things of God's Kingdom and perverts them for use in his kingdom of darkness.

"For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ." (2 Cor 2:17)

God's Word is our only infallible authority, our only infallible source of Truth on earth! Nothing else and no one else on earth is, or has ever been, infallible (except Jesus Himself). Why trust any other person, teaching or writing as your authority over the Bible? Keep God's Word and throw anything that contradicts it in the garbage where it belongs! There is only one book we need, and it is perfect and completely sufficient.

"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works." (2 Ti 3:16)

Dear reader, if you are a member or attendee of any church denomination that upholds any source of information as their authority equal with the Bible and that may profess anything about Jesus Christ which is clearly contrary to, or unsubstantiated in, the Bible, I implore you to forsake that church and abandon it!

"And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues." (Rev 18:4)

You cannot serve two masters.

"No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other..." (Mt 6:24)

Never unquestioningly accept any doctrine as the truth without first searching it out for yourself in God's Word. There are many wonderful teachers, but we must always go to the scriptures and read God's Word for ourselves to verify that what they teach is true.

Be careful not to read scriptures to fit any pre-determined doctrines you've been taught!  Always be willing to wipe the slate clean of anything you've ever learned, in favor of the Truth.

"These things have I written unto you concerning them that seduce you. But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him." (1 John 2:26-27, emphasis added)

This is crucial in studying the scriptures: When you open the Bible to read it, pray to God and ask Him for wisdom and understanding. Tell our Lord you want the whole Truth and nothing but the Truth, and ask Him to reveal it to you. Ask Him to give you the wisdom to rightly discern His Truth from the scriptures; and He who is faithful will do it.

"Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God. For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding. He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly." (Proverbs 2:3-7)

"If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord. A double minded man is unstable in all his ways." (James 1:5-8)

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