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Atheist Advocate (AA): How can Christ be as powerful as God and not as powerful as God at the same time?

Jesus was all-powerful
Matt 28:18 - "30 I and the Father are one.”
John 3:35 - "3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, 4 not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. 5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:"

Christ is not equal with God [John 14:28 / Matt 24:36]
John 14:28 - "28 “You heard me say, ‘I am going away and I am coming back to you.’ If you loved me, you would be glad that I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I."
Matt 24:36 - "36 “But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.


Atheist Advocate (AA): Was Jesus all-powerful or was Jesus not all-powerful? Your book is telling us both. How do you follow this with so many contradictions?

Jesus was all-powerful
Matt 28:18 - "18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me."
John 3:35 - "35The Father loves the Son and has placed all things in His hands."

Jesus was not all-powerful
Mark 6:5 - "5 He could not do any miracles there, except lay his hands on a few sick people and heal them."


Atheist Advocate (AA): John 5:33,34 says that Christ received not testimony from man, Yet, later on in John 15:27, Christ did receive testimony from man. What gives?

John 5:33,34 - "33 “You have sent to John and he has testified to the truth. 34 Not that I accept human testimony; but I mention it that you may be saved."

John 15:27 - "27 And you also must testify, for you have been with me from the beginning."


Trivia Time!!!
Question: How many plagues did God unleash on Egypt to force Pharaoh to let His people go?

Do you know? Comment below.


Atheist Advocate (AA): So is Christ about peace or not. Why does your book say both?

Christ's mission was peace [Luke 2:13,14]
"13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, 14 “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”

Christ's mission was not peace [Matt 10:34]
"34 “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword."



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