It may seem like I’m stating the obvious, but Jesus is God, both in the Old and New Testaments.
Recently I was almost shocked to perceive this in the words of Jesus, something I had known well but had not properly understood.
In debate with his countrymen, that is, law-abiding Jews who asked Jesus for proof of his status, Jesus replied with statements that would have shaken them to the core. So astounding was his statement that even today we have trouble grasping it: Jesus is the Old Testament God to whom Israel had always prayed. Continue reading