The Natures Of Humanity And Divinity Of Jesus

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The infallible and inerrant Bible strongly supports the humanity and divinity of Jesus. Paul, for instance, biblically writes a pastoral letter to Timothy that intensely supports both of natures of Jesus. I Timothy 3:16 reveals concisely states, “…God was manifest in flesh…” When Paul wrote I Tim. 3:16, he was writing concerning the identity of Jesus. Subsequently revealing that Jesus is both God (Paul said that “God” was manifest in flesh) and human (Paul also said that God was manifest in “flesh”). Additionally, when Paul wrote to the church of Philippi, he also supported the dual-nature of Jesus. Paul wrote that while Jesus is equal to God (there is none equal to God except for God Himself), Jesus fashioned Himself as man. In addition to the writings of Paul, the beloved disciple John wrote in his account of Jesus’ life that the Word, which is contextually God, manifested in flesh. As Paul referred to Jesus’ dual-nature in I Timothy 3:16, John also refers to Jesus’ dual-nature in his depiction of the Gospel (specifically John 1). Therefore, the Bible evidently supports the divinity and humanity of Christ alike. In Jesus, two natures are in union. Hypostatic Union, produced by the Council of Chalcedon (451 AD), doctrinally concerns the “union of the two natures of deity and humanity in the hypostasis or person of Jesus …show more content…
That is, the Bible does not give a greater insight to the human nature of Jesus that it does to His divinity, and it does not give a greater importance to the divine nature of Jesus than it does to His humanity. In all reality, the Bible is implying that both natures of Christ are extremely important in characterizing Jesus. Moreover, the Bible unites both natures as a necessity in identifying Jesus. If somebody goes against this biblical truth (i.e., somebody gives a greater emphasis to one nature than another or somebody undermines one nature), he or she will be

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