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    "Jehovah's Witnesses" Think Jesus Is No Longer Human

    The Watchtower Society's website has an article entitled Is Jesus the Archangel Michael? They answer that question:

    Put simply, the answer is yes.


    Then, they say:

    The Bible contains five references to the mighty spirit creature Michael.


    They say that Michael the Archangel is a "mighty spirit creature". Since they say that Jesus is Michael, they are saying that Jesus is a "mighty spirit creature".

    They also say:

    So Michael the archangel is Jesus in his prehuman existence. After his resurrection and return to heaven, Jesus resumed his service as Michael, the chief angel, “to the glory of God the Father.”​—Philippians 2:11.


    Here, they say that Michael "is Jesus in his prehuman existence", and then they say that, at some point, Jesus "resumed his service as Michael". That is, that Jesus "resumed" "his prehuman existence". So, according to "Jehovah's Witnesses", Jesus was once a "mighty spirit creature", then became a human, and, later, left off being a human, and resumed being a "mighty spirit creature".

    By claiming that Jesus ceased being a man when He went back to heaven, "Jehovah's Witnesses" deny what Paul says in 1 Timothy 2:5:


    For there IS...one mediator between God and men, the MAN Christ Jesus



    The "Jehovah's Witnesses" are believing in, and preaching, another Jesus than the Jesus Whom Paul has preached, and in Whom ALL Christians believe.

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    Jesus was a man: statement of FACT
    Jesus was the Son of God: statement of FAITH
    Most Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God: statement of FACT.


    The "Jehovah's Witnesses" are believing in, and preaching, another Jesus than the Jesus Whom Paul has preached, and in Whom ALL Christians believe.
    .

    This is why most Christians are afraid of lettng Jesus speak for himself.

    “Why do you call me good? Only God is good!”
    “The Father makes his sun to shine on the evil and the good and sends the rain to fall on the righteous and the unrighteous alike.”
    “Love your enemies.”
    “Do not judge.”
    “Give to everyone who begs from you.”

    Some Christians will twist the Bible’s words into pretzels to avoid facing what exactly is IN the text.

    They continue to erroneously think that the entire faith will come crashing down if there are any discrepancies in the Bible.

    Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 7djengo7 View Post
    The Watchtower Society's website has an article entitled Is Jesus the Archangel Michael? They answer that question:

    Put simply, the answer is yes.


    Then, they say:

    The Bible contains five references to the mighty spirit creature Michael.


    They say that Michael the Archangel is a "mighty spirit creature". Since they say that Jesus is Michael, they are saying that Jesus is a "mighty spirit creature".

    They also say:

    So Michael the archangel is Jesus in his prehuman existence. After his resurrection and return to heaven, Jesus resumed his service as Michael, the chief angel, “to the glory of God the Father.”​—Philippians 2:11.


    Here, they say that Michael "is Jesus in his prehuman existence", and then they say that, at some point, Jesus "resumed his service as Michael". That is, that Jesus "resumed" "his prehuman existence". So, according to "Jehovah's Witnesses", Jesus was once a "mighty spirit creature", then became a human, and, later, left off being a human, and resumed being a "mighty spirit creature".

    By claiming that Jesus ceased being a man when He went back to heaven, "Jehovah's Witnesses" deny what Paul says in 1 Timothy 2:5:


    For there IS...one mediator between God and men, the MAN Christ Jesus



    The "Jehovah's Witnesses" are believing in, and preaching, another Jesus than the Jesus Whom Paul has preached, and in Whom ALL Christians believe.
    We have a few here preaching the same thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aikido7 View Post
    Jesus was a man: statement of FACT
    Jesus was the Son of God: statement of FAITH
    Most Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God: statement of FACT.


    .

    This is why most Christians are afraid of lettng Jesus speak for himself.

    “Why do you call me good? Only God is good!”
    “The Father makes his sun to shine on the evil and the good and sends the rain to fall on the righteous and the unrighteous alike.”
    “Love your enemies.”
    “Do not judge.”
    “Give to everyone who begs from you.”

    Some Christians will twist the Bible’s words into pretzels to avoid facing what exactly is IN the text.

    They continue to erroneously think that the entire faith will come crashing down if there are any discrepancies in the Bible.

    Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith?
    The only thing we're afraid of is that folks like you will remain blind and never see.

    When Jesus said, "Only God is good", He was inviting them to confess Him as Lord and God....just as Thomas did.

    Of course it went right over their heads, just as it has yours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glorydaz View Post
    The only thing we're afraid of is that folks like you will remain blind and never see.

    When Jesus said, "Only God is good", He was inviting them to confess Him as Lord and God....just as Thomas did.

    Of course it went right over their heads, just as it has yours.
    Well, of course they are wrong!

    Hebrews 1:6 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
    6 And [a]when He again brings the firstborn into [b]the world, He says,

    “And let all the angels of God worship Him.”

    What don't they understand about simple plain english. All means all!
    He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.

    Jim Elliot

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bright Raven View Post
    Well, of course they are wrong!

    Hebrews 1:6 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
    6 And [a]when He again brings the firstborn into [b]the world, He says,

    “And let all the angels of God worship Him.”

    What don't they understand about simple plain english. All means all!
    Yes the Son is superior than all the Angels? ~ Hebrews 1:5-14.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aikido7 View Post
    Some Christians will twist the Bible’s words into pretzels to avoid facing what exactly is IN the text.

    They continue to erroneously think that the entire faith will come crashing down if there are any discrepancies in the Bible.
    No Christian thinks there are discrepancies in the Bible.

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    Greetings 7djengo7,
    Quote Originally Posted by 7djengo7 View Post
    Here, they say that Michael "is Jesus in his prehuman existence", and then they say that, at some point, Jesus "resumed his service as Michael". That is, that Jesus "resumed" "his prehuman existence". So, according to "Jehovah's Witnesses", Jesus was once a "mighty spirit creature", then became a human, and, later, left off being a human, and resumed being a "mighty spirit creature".

    By claiming that Jesus ceased being a man when He went back to heaven, "Jehovah's Witnesses" deny what Paul says in 1 Timothy 2:5: ]For there IS...one mediator between God and men, the MAN Christ Jesus

    The "Jehovah's Witnesses" are believing in, and preaching, another Jesus than the Jesus Whom Paul has preached, and in Whom ALL Christians believe.
    I suggest that part of their thinking is based on the wrong idea that the body of Jesus did not rise from the dead and they do not understand the following:
    Acts 2:25–36 (KJV): 25 For David speaketh concerning him, I foresaw the Lord always before my face, for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved: 26 Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope: 27 Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. 28 Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance. 29 Men and brethren, let me freely speak unto you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried, and his sepulchre is with us unto this day. 30 Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne; 31 He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption. 32 This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses. 33 Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear. 34 For David is not ascended into the heavens: but he saith himself, The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, 35 Until I make thy foes thy footstool. 36 Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.
    The soul or body of Jesus was not to be left in the grave and his flesh would not be allowed to disintegrate into corruption but God raised Jesus from the dead. Also those who believe in the immortality of the soul and the Trinity do not understand the above passage, and this passage is an important foundation of the Apostolic Faith.

    Kind regards
    Trevor

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