Zechariah 10:12 WHOM THEY HAVE PIERCED!


DOES ZECHARIAH 10:12 / ROMANS 9:5 

ACTS 20:28 / and TITUS 4:3

TEACH US THAT JESUS IS YEHWEH THE ALMIGHTY God?



       Does Zechariah 10:12 where Yehweh the Almighty God is the one speaking and says that, “they will look upon ME whom they have PIERCED” prove that Almighty God is JESUS who was crucified and then PIERCED with the sword on the cross by the Roman soldier to see if he was DEAD?

       In other words, does the FACT that Almighty God himself said these words, “They will look upon ME whom they have PIERCED” prove beyond any shadow of a doubt that Almighty God the Father HIMSELF was the ONE who suffered and died on the cross and was PIERCED being God INCARNATE in the FLESH being FULLY ALMIGHTY God and fully MAN at the SAME time?


       Let us begin this study in God's word by reading this verse in question being left in the CONTEXT of where it is found and then we will COMPARE this verse with other SIMILAR verses like Romans 9:5, Acts 20:28, and Titus 4:3 where these verse SEEM to be saying that Jesus is THE ONE TRUE and ONLY ALMIGHTY God.

       Here is Zechariah 12:8-11.


     “In that day shall the LORD defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the LORD before them.

     9. And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.

     10. And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon ME whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourns for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.

     11. In that day shall there be a great mourning in Jerusalem, as the mourning of Hadadrimmon in the valley of Megiddon.”



       First of all I want you to notice that this passage of scripture is a PROPHECY or the SECOND coming of Jesus when the Jews will recognize Jesus as their MESSIAH and then they will KNOW that they have sinned against Almighty God Yehweh because their fathers had PIERCED the SON OF Almighty God. They will look TO Almighty God and GRIEVE for his SON Jesus knowing HOW that in the SAME WAY Almighty God also grieved for HIS SON Jesus just as IF the Father HIMSELF had been crucified on that cross and was PIERCED.

       Let us read this same verse in question Zechariah 12:10 from some other translation of the Bible and this truth will become clear to you.


       Here is Zechariah 12:10 from the Bible in Basic English (BBE).


     “And I will send down on the family of David and on the people of Jerusalem the spirit of grace and of prayer; and their eyes will be TURNED TO the one who was wounded by their hands: and they will be weeping for him AS for an only son, and their grief for him will be bitter, LIKE the grief of one sorrowing for his oldest son.”


       In this translation we do NOT see that Almighty God the Father HIMSELF as being the ONE who was pierced of wounded. But because of what many of us have been TAUGHT we can see and understand HOW Almighty God was indeed wounded emotionally by the crucifixion of his only begotten Son who was then PIERCED by the soldiers sword after his Son willingly and obediently laid down his like at the request of his God and Father for the sins of the world. In other words, we can see how BOTH were PIERCE where Jesus the SON OF Almighty God the Father was LITERALLY pierced and his God and Father was wounded spiritually or emotionally loving his SON Jesus.


       Here is Zechariah 12:10 from the Common English Bible (CEB).


     “but I will pour out a spirit of grace and mercy on David's house and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem. They will look TO me CONCERNNG the one whom they pierced; they will mourn over him like the mourning for an only child. They will mourn bitterly over him like the bitter mourning over the death of an oldest child.”


       In this translation we can CLEARLY see that Jesus is the ONE who was actually pierce, but they also realized HOW Almighty God the Father must have felt as well so they will mourn in repentance for the HURT they have caused Almighty God the Father by their REJECTING God's SON and having Jesus crucified and pierced. They mourn for Jesus whom they have pierced, but they ALSO turn to or look TO Almighty God the Father for forgiveness for what they have done realizing how much this hurt or wounded God by rejecting his Messiah.


       Here is Zechariah 12:10 from the New Revised Standard Bible.


     “And I will pour out a spirit of compassion and supplication on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that, when they look on the ONE whom they have pierced, they shall mourn for him, as one mourns for an only child, and weep bitterly over him, as one weeps over a firstborn.”


       Now if you were reading this translation for the first time ever reading this verse and you never heard the King James Version ever before, then in all honesty I myself do NOT see Almighty God HIMSELF as being the ONE who is PIERCED. But rather I see Jesus the SON OF Almighty God as being the ONE who has been PIERCED. But now that we have seen that BOTH were wounded where Jesus the SON OF Almighty God was the ONE who was actually and literally PIERCED with the spear of the Roman soldier and Almighty God was wounded as a FATHER who just lost his only begotten Son. But more precisely God was wounded because his chosen people REJECTED he Son as their MESSIAH. This is WHY the LITERAL text has this sense or conveyed meaning that Almighty God himself was wounded or HURT by his SON Jesus being REJECTED.


       Here is Zechariah 12:10 from the Message Bible.


     “Next I'll deal with the family of David and those who live in Jerusalem. I'll pour a spirit of grace and prayer over them. They'll then be able to RECOGNIZE ME the One they so GRIEVOUSLY wounded - that piercing spear-thrust! And they'll weep - oh, how they'll weep! Deep mourning as of a parent grieving the loss of the firstborn child.”


       Now I myself do not like paraphrased versions of the Bible, because too many time ones OWN personal interpretation interferes with the TRUE meaning of a verse. But in this case I believe that translators got it right by clearly showing us that the actual WOUND which Almighty God the Father received was that of GRIEF and sorrow over his SON Jesus being crucified and PIERCED, which is another way of saying that his Son Jesus was REJECTED as being the Messiah.


       Here is Zechariah 12:10 from the Wycliffe Bible.


     “And I shall pour out on the house of David, and on the dwellers of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace, and of prayers; and they shall behold TO me, whom they PRICKED. And they shall bewail him with wailing, as on the one begotten son; and they shall make sorrow on him, as sorrow is wont to be made in the death of the first begotten son. (And I shall pour out upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace, and the spirit of prayer; and they shall look upon me, whom they have pierced. And they shall bewail me with wailing, as if over their only child; and they shall make sorrow upon him, as sorrow is wont to be made upon the death of the first-born son.)”


       Now here in the Wycliffe translation we are given a more LITERAL translation first follow by the accepted King James version translation in parentheses to let us know that the latter is not exactly what the literal Hebrew is truly saying.


       There is Hebrew word which is not translated in any Bible translation that I have come across, but this Hebrew word means, and, with, together, and you as a sign of the accusative. In other words, Almighty God the Father was wounded TOGETHER WITH his SON Jesus when his Son was rejected as the Messiah and was crucified and PIERCED. It was IF Almighty God the Father himself was the one who was being pierce seeing his SON being pierced.

       This is what this verse in Zechariah 12:10 actually means and NOT that Almighty God the FATHER was the one who was actually and literally PIERCED. Also this Hebrew word carries the meaning of being the CAUSE OF something. This definition brought to my remembrance when Almighty God destroyed the entire world with the FLOOD saving only eight souls and then it GRIEVED God that he even made mankind to begin with. So in the same way it was God's PLAN to provide HIMSELF with and innocent pure LAMB to be slain, but then when it all came to pass this GIVING of his ONLY BEGOTTEN SON really WOUNDED, PRICKED, hurt and PIERCE him perhaps even more that it hurt his SON Jesus.

       Let us now continue this study in God's word by looking at some other MISTAKEN IDENTITY verses that SEEM to be sating that Almighty God the Father IS his SON Jesus.

Another verse used to teach the doctrine of the trinity and the doctrine of the deity of Jesus is Romans 9:5.


     “Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.”


       Now this verse can be INTERPRETED in four ways as I myself see.


       INTERPRETATION #1.


       Jesus, the CHRIST, the Son of Almighty God the Father can be INTERPRETED to be ALMIGHTY God HIMSELF, which is the way those who teach the doctrine of the trinity and the doctrine of the deity of Jesus INTERPRET this verse to mean.


       INTERPRETATION #2.


       Jesus, the CHRIST, the Son of Almighty God can be interpreted as being GOD who is over all, whom HIS God and Father HIGHLY EXALTED to become “A” god who is under and subject to his God and Father the ALMIGHTY, and the one being blessed is Jesus who will rule and reign in his Father's kingdom.


       INTERPRETATION #3.


       CHRIST can be interpreted to mean the ANOINTING or the the ETERNAL SPIRIT that DWELT in the HUMAN BODY of Jesus, and it is Almighty God the Father IN this body of flesh that is over all who is the one being blessed forever. In other words, CHRIST is NOT referring directly to the human Jesus, but rather CHRIST is speaking of the ANOINTING OF Jesus where Almighty God the Father himself actually DWELT IN his SON Jesus and it is Almighty God who is the “THEOS” that is blessed forever.


       INTERPRETATION #4.


       Jesus the CHRIST, the SON OF Almighty God the Father who has been HIGHLY EXALTED and GIVEN authority and power over all BY HIS God and Father THE ALMIGHTY God who is the one who receives all the glory to be blessed forever.


       Now I myself prefer interpretation #4, as being the best interpretation, but I can also see interpretations #2, and #3 also being viable valid interpretations that do NOT CONTRADICT any other part of God's word. Here is Romans 9:5 from the Good News Translation that punctuates this verse to clearly show that all the glory goes to Almighty God the Father, which AGREES with the rest of God's word.


     “they are descended from the famous Hebrew ancestors; and Christ, as a human being, belongs to their race. May God, who rules over all, be praised forever! Amen.”


       Here in this translation, which supports interpretation #4 it is made clear that Jesus is NOT the ONE being called GOD, but rather Almighty God the FATHER is being praised for sending his SON Jesus the ANOINTED ONE.

       But when interpretation # 1 is dogmatically taught as being the ONLY way that this verse can be interpreted and therefore means without fail that Jesus IS THE ONE TRUE and ONLY ALMIGHTY God, then I myself see this interpretation meaning that Jesus IS THE FATHER and I know that the whole word of God does NOT teach us that Jesus is the FATHER.

       Yes it is true that some translations like the God's Word Translation make it so that this verse can ONLY be interpreted that the MESSIAH is GOD over all. But please keep in mind that in the original Greek text the ARTICLE that indicates the “THEOS” being spoken of is “THE THEOS” of THE God as in THE one and ONLY ALMIGHTY God.

       Romans 9:5 from the God's Word Translation.


     “The Messiah is descended from their ancestors according to his human nature. The Messiah is God over everything, forever blessed. Amen.”


       Please keep in mind that this is a paraphrase translation, which does NOT translation word for word from the original text. The reader must also understand that we are reading TRANSLATIONS and it is up to the translator to place punctuation where he or she feels explains the text the best. This is WHY there are so many translations that seem to contradict each other. Therefore when we come to verses that are in QUESTION we must go the the original language and then compare scripture with scripture to make sure that our conclusion that we draw does NOT contradict and other part of God's word. And again I myself see interpretation #1 CONTRADICTING other parts of God's word.

       Please read the study “IS JESUS ALMIGHTY GOD?” for a deeper understand that YES Jesus IS GOD, but Jesus is NOT THE ONE TRUE and ONLY ALMIGHTY God who ALONE is the FATHER. Also please read the study “OUR GOD IS ONE!” which will give you a deeper understanding that YEHWEH is THE God over all other gods including his SON Jesus. But for now let us continue this study in God's word by reading yet another verse that is used to try and support the doctrine of the trinity.

       Here is another verse of mistaken identity.

       Please read Acts 20:28.


     “Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost has made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which HE has purchased with his OWN blood.”


       Now as I have said many times that ANY verse when taken OUT of CONTEXT may SEEM to be saying something that it is NOT TRULY saying. So then, in order to understand the TRUE meaning of this verse we need to KEEP it in the CONTEXT of where it is found. Please read Acts 20:17-30 where our Lord Jesus Christ and his gospel is the main subject under discussion.


     “And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church. (so Paul is basically addressing the elders, the pastors, the shepherds of the CHURCH that believes that Jesus was CRUCIFIED, DIED and then raised again from the dead after three days.)

     18. And when they were come to him, he said unto them, You KNOW, from the first day that I came into Asia, after what manner I have been with you at all seasons,

     19. Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews: (here we see that Paul was NOT preaching Judaism but rather he was preaching the GOSPEL of Jesus Christ being the SON OF Almighty God who DIED for our sins and was raised from the dead by the Spirit of Almighty God the Father, because the Jews lied in wait to kill Paul for what he preached.)

     20. And how I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have showed you, and have taught you publicly, and from house to house,

     21. Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, AND faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ. (Here in this verse Paul makes it blatantly CLEAR that Almighty God the Father AND his SON Jesus are TWO SEPARATE persons.)

     22. And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:

     23. Save that the Holy Ghost witnesses in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.

     24. But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the MINISTRY, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God. (Here again we clearly see TWO who are the Lord Jesus AND God who by his grace GAVE us his SON Jesus that shed HIS blood for the remission of sins. Also in the verse we again see the GOSPEL of Jesus Christ being preached.)

     25. And now, behold, I know that you all, among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, shall see my face no more.

     26. Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men.

     27. For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God. (Jesus came NOT to speak of HIMSELF, but rather to show us the Father. Jesus taught what his Father gave him to teach. All things BELONG to Almighty God the Father who created ALL things FOR the SAKE of his SON Jesus. Jesus came to redeem mankind back to HIS God and Father the ALMIGHTY. Therefore the church BELONGS to Almighty God the Father who will then GIVE the faithful to his SON Jesus in the world to come. But now at this present time the CHURCH is OWNED by Almighty God the Father.)

     28. Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost has made you overseers, to feed the CHURCH OF God, which HE has purchased with his OWN blood. (Now I myself believe that the HE here refers back to the main subject that is being spoken of in this entire CONTEXT, which in Jesus Christ, who according to the REST of God's word is the ONE who actually shed HIS OWN blood to redeem us back to Almighty God the Father. I will expound on this further after you finish reading the context of these next few verses.)

     29. For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

     30. Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, (right after the last apostle died there did indeed enter into the church many PERVERSE PAGAN teachings that were MIXED with true Christianity) to draw away disciples after them. (and certain leaders of the church did indeed seek the POWER of ruling over the flock as opposed to feeding the flock. And the Roman Catholic church mixed many PAGAN teachings with Christianity. One such PAGAN teaching was the pagan belief in a TRIUNE god or one god in three persons.)


      The first rule of interpretation is to keep the verse in question in the CONTEXT of where it is found. We just did this and it has helped SOME readers to see the TRUTH of the WHOLE word of God. But others may not be seeing the truth as yet. So then we must go to the second rule of interpretation, which is the COMPARE scripture with scripture to make sure that whatever interpretation one concludes does NOT CONTRADICT any other part of God's word.

       In other words, IF Almighty God literally shed his OWN BLOOD, then that would mean that Almighty God HIMSELF must have a flesh and BLOOD body or that Almighty God the Father must be a HUMAN being himself. But we know from another part of God's word that God is NOT a MAN.

       Please read Numbers 23:19 where we are clearly and plainly taught that Almighty God is NOT a MAN and NEITHER is God the Son of MAN.


     “God is NOT a MAN, that he should lie; NEITHER the son of MAN, that he should repent: has he said, and shall he not do it? Or has he spoken, and shall he not make it good?”


       Jesus is clearly called the MAN Jesus Christ and the Son of MAN many times in the word of TRUTH the Holy Bible so therefore since God is NOT a MAN nor the Son of MAN, then it should be clear that Almighty God is NOT his SON Jesus.

       Yes it is true that Jesus the Son of MAN came OUR FROM Almighty God, but this does NOT dogmatically mean without fail that Jesus HIMSELF IS FULLY THE ALMIGHTY God in the flesh and fully a human being at the SAME time like the doctrine of the deity of Jesus and the doctrine of the trinity dogmatically demand Christians to believe if the want to be part of the church.

       But yet nowhere in the entire word of TRUTH, the Holy Bible do I myself find where we as Christians are commanded to believe in a TRIUNE or TRINITY God. Now where are we taught clearly and plainly to believe in THREE.

       However, we are clearly and plainly taught that we must believe is BOTH the Father AND in his SON Jesus, and if we do NOT have the SON, then we do NOT have the Father.

       Now let us read Acts 20:28 from a few other translations to see the true meaning of this verse in question.


       Here is Acts 20:28 from the Common English Bible (CEB).


     “Watch yourselves and the whole flock, in which the Holy Spirit has placed you as supervisors, to shepherd God's church (showing that the church is OWNED by Almighty God the Father), which he obtained with the death of his OWN Son.”


       Now this translation makes it blatantly CLEAR that Jesus the SON OF Almighty God that Father is the Father's OWN BLOOD meaning that Jesus is the TRUE SON OF Almighty God and that he was NOT ADOPTED. Most of us do not consider that we OWN our children even though we say that is MY child, but we do understand the term in which our own BIOLOGICAL children are our OWN BLOOD. In other words, if someone loose a child by a tragic death, then we can understand when someone says that their OWN BLOOD was killed.


       Here is Acts 20:28 from the Complete Jerusalem Bible (CJB).


     “Watch out for yourselves, and for all the flock in which the Ruach HaKodesh has placed you as leaders, to shepherd God's Messianic community (again showing the church as God's possession or ownership), which he won for himself at the cost of his OWN Son's blood.”


       In this translation we again see that it was NOT Almighty God HIMSELF that shed his blood, but rather we clearly see that it was God's OWN BLOOD, as in, being his OWN Son's blood.


       Here is Acts 20:28 from the Lexham English Bible.


     “Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock among which the Holy Spirit has appointed you [as] overseers, to shepherd the church of God which he obtained through the blood of HIS OWN [Son].”


       Now the word “SON” is not actually in the original Greek text but was added by the translators for clearer understanding. But even if the word “SON” was left out we can still clearly see that Almighty God the Father purchased or redeemed the church with the blood OF his OWN meaning God's OWN RELATIVE that was BEGOTTEN OF him.


       Here is Acts 20:28 from the New Century Bible.


     “Be careful for yourselves and for all the people the Holy Spirit has given to you to care for. You must be like shepherds to the church of God, which he bought with the DEATH of his OWN son.”


       Again in this translation we can clearly see that the Father suffered the DEATH of his OWN in order to gain all of mankind of WHOSOEVER BELIEVES that Jesus the SON OF Almighty God the Father DIED for their sins.

       Nowhere in the Bible are we taught to believe that ALMIGHTY God the FATHER HIMSELF DIED for our sins by the shedding of his OWN BLOOD.

       But rather the OWN BLOOD here definitely is speaking of the shed blood of Jesus the SON OF Almighty God who suffer the temporary death of his OWN meaning his own SON, which is God's seed or blood relative so to speak.


       Here is Acts 20:28 from the Darby translation.


     “Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, wherein the Holy Spirit has set you as overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which he has purchased with the blood of HIS OWN.”


       In this translation the translator does not add the word “SON”, but it is certainly UNDERSTOOD by the CONTEXT and the REST of God's word.

       The TRUTH of the matter is that the doctrine of the trinity has to be read INTO this verse and the meaning of Jesus being Almighty God the father HIMSELF must be FORCED upon this verse, when the WHOLE word of God is kept in view.

       In Proverbs 8:22-35 we learn that Jesus, the SON OF Almighty God the Father is OWNED by Almighty God. ALL creation belongs to or is OWNED BY Almighty God the creator of all things. Jesus speaking in the first person being a personification of wisdom says that the Lord POSSESSED him in the beginning.

       Here is Proverbs 8:22-31.


     “The Lord (YHWH Almighty God the owner and possessor of all, who we now know as the Father) possessed (acquired, owned, brought forth formed, created) me (Jesus or more precisely the WORD) in the beginning of his way, before HIS works of old (speaking of Almighty God's works).

     23. I (Jesus, the SON in the form of his WORD) was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was. 

     24. When there were no depths, I (Jesus, the SON in the form of his WORD) was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water.

     25. Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I (Jesus, the SON, in the form of his WORD) brought forth

     26. While as yet HE (Almighty God who we now know as the Father) had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.

     27. When HE (Almighty God who we know know as the Father) prepared the heavens, I (Jesus, the SON, in the form of the WORD) was there: when HE (Almighty God the Father) set a compass upon the face of the depth

     28. When HE (Almighty God the Father) established the clouds above: when HE (Almighty God the Father) strengthened the fountains of the deep.

     29. When HE (Almighty God the Father) gave to the sea HIS (God the Father’s) decree, that the waters should not pass HIS (God the Father’s) commandment: when HE (God the Father) appointed the foundations of the earth

     30. Then I (Jesus, the SON in the form of the WORD) was BY him, (or with his Father, the Word was WITH God in the THOUGHTS of God or came to be in existence as as result of God giving BIRTH to his FIRST SPOKEN WORD to bring forth a SPIRIT being as his SON that God called his WORD) as one brought up with him: and I (Jesus, the SON being in the form of the WORD whether that be the IMAGE of God's THOUGHTS or and actual separate SPIRIT being) was daily HIS delight, rejoicing always before HIM

     31. Rejoicing in the habitable part of HIS earth; and my delights were with the sons of men.”


       One can readily see from this passage of scripture that Jesus himself is saying that Almighty God the Father was behind all that was created and that he, God's Son was there with his Father BEFORE the FOUNDATIONS of the EARTH as God's delight rejoicing before Almighty God IN the inhabitable part of the EARTH that had NOT YET been CREATED. So clearly to ME, Jesus as God's SON was with God at this time ONLY in God's THOUGHTS, because HOW did Jesus rejoice before his God and Father IN the inhabitable part of the EARTH when the earth had NOT yet been created as yet EXCEPT in the MIND and the PLAN of ALMIGHTY God.

       You know when Jesus said glorify me with the glory I had with you before the world began Jesus could have been saying, I am getting ready to go through a time very shortly Father that when I take on the sins of the world and you are going to turn your back on me, so I pray that you return me to the glorious delight that you had for me before the world began and before I was ever BORN. You see, Jesus knew the scriptures spoke of him. Jesus knew that he was the chosen one sent by Almighty God to become that sacrifice for mankind because the Spirit of God taught him morning by morning from the scriptures. Jesus saw the END from the Scriptures, but he still had to BELIEVE. And because of the joy that was set before Jesus he endured the cross for us knowing that his God and Father is FAITHFUL to perform his spoken word. So then, because Jesus became obedient even unto death on the cross Almighty God HIGHLY EXALTED his Son and GAVE him a name that is above every name.

       Now this passage of scripture in Proverbs chapter 8 does not shed any light as to whether it was Jesus, the Son, or the Word, which has the role of being the INSTRUMENT that GOD used in creation, but this passage makes it PERFECTLY CLEAR that Almighty God the everlasting Father was the designer, planner and the architect behind all that was created and God’s Son was BY him, as in, brought into existence BY Almighty God either as a separate Spirit being, or Jesus WITH God when his Father created all things in the FORM of the WORD of Almighty God.

       In other words. to ME, Jesus, as the MAN a HUMAN being did NOT create all things. Nor do I myself see that the SON of God created all things by himself or in and of himself.

       But rather I myself see that Almighty God created all things by and through his very own SPOKEN WORD with his Son Jesus in mind as one COMING INTO BEING in the future. That is to say, Almighty God created all things FOR the SAKE OF his Son Jesus who would be the FATHER of ETERNAL LIFE producing many more sons and daughters into the kingdom of hid Father's.

     You see, the Greek word “DIA” (#1223) that is translated as BY, also means through, FOR, BECAUSE OF, and FOR the SAKE OF.

     The root meaning is the CHANNEL of an act. The reason for why the act was made. The means of, The ground or reason by which something is done or not done, By reason of, on account of, because of for this reason.


       The base meaning of the word "CHANNEL" is to direct something towards something. The whole idea of to channel is direct everything that one is channeling to a specific point or place. To channel is to direct, to guide along some desired course. So then the ACT of creation is DIRECTED towards the ETERNAL PURPOSE of Almighty God of having a SON who would become the everlasting Father or more precisely God's SON would become the Father or the beginning of ETERNAL LIFE being the FIRST born from the dead among many brethren.


       Almighty God the Father is the POSSESSOR of ALL including his very own begotten SON Jesus.

       This brings us to the last scripture in this study where Jesus is MISTAKENLY interpreted to be ALMIGHTY God the Father himself. Please read Titus 4:3.


     “But after that the kindness and love of God our Savior toward man appeared,”


       Now when one skims over this verse it SEEMS to be saying that ALMIGHTY God the Father our savior HIMSELF appeared to mankind.

       But when carefully read this verse you can clearly see that it is the LOVE OF God our Savior which Almighty God has TOWARD mankind that has APPEARED. Please read this verse again with some emphasis added to make it clearer.


     “But after that the kindness and LOVE OF God our Savior TOWARD man appeared,”


       Now let us read this same verse from some other translations.


       Here is Titus 3:4 from the American Standard Version.


     “But when the kindness of God our Savior, and his LOVE TOWARD man, appeared,”


       Here is Titus 3:4 from the Basic English Bible.


     “But when the mercy of God our Saviour, and his love to man was seen,”


       Here is Titus 3:4 from the Complete Jerusalem Bible.


     “But when the kindness and love FOR mankind OF God our Deliverer was revealed,”


       There are other verses where Almighty God is Savior and Jesus the SON OF Almighty God is Savior, which are used by those who teach the doctrine of the trinity and the deity of Jesus to try and prove that Jesus is THE ONE TRUE and ONLY ALMIGHTY God HIMSELF. Please read the study “Ephesians 3:9-11 – DID JESUS CREATE ALL THINGS?” for a deeper understanding that Almighty God is the designer and creator of all things which he created FOR the SAKE of his SON Jesus.


         Thanks for reading. May God bless you richly as you continue to seek the TRUTH of the WHOLE word of Almighty God. Below are some other verses that are used to try and support the doctrine of the trinity and the deity of Jesus. There may be other verses which you may be having trouble seeing any other way than what you were dogmatically taught over and over for so long, but I assure you that each and every verse used by those who teach the doctrine of the trinity does indeed have a different meaning that does NOT CONTRADICT any other part of God's word. If there is a verse that I have not listed please do not hesitate to write and let me know. Some verse are included in others studies and they may not appear as an individual study.If there is a verse of verses that you seem to struggle with only being able to see the doctrine of the trinity when you read this verse, then please search out the truth be listening to the other side of the controversy. No one can arrive at the truth by hearing only ONE side of the controversy. I only present you with ALL the evidence that I myself have found and leave it to you to decide what you want to believe.

       Your brother in our Lord Jesus Christ,

       Mark.

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       Verses used to try and support the doctrine of the trinity.

            Genesis 1:26--- Let us make man in our image.

            Genesis 18:1-3 Was Jesus ONE of the THREE MEN or angels who APPEARED to Abraham?

       Genesis 19:24--- YHWH rained down fire... from YHWH.

            Isaiah 6:3--- Holy, Holy, Holy.

            Isaiah 7:14--- Call his name Immanuel (meaning God with us)

            Isaiah 9:6--- Mighty God, Everlasting Father.

            Isaiah 48:16--- The Lord and his Spirit has sent me (trinity)

       Micah 5:2--- From everlasting.

       Zechariah 12:10--- Look upon me whom they have pierced.

            Matthew 1:23--- Emmanuel, being interpreted God with us.

       Matthew 28:19---In the name of the Father, Son, & Holy Spirit.

            John 1:1--- And the Word was God.

            John 2:19-22--- Jesus raised himself from the dead.

            John 5:18--- Making himself equal with God.

            John 8:24--- If you do not believe I am [he], you shall die...

            John 8:58--- Before Abraham was, I am.

            John 10:30--- I and my Father are one.

            John 14:19--- He who has seen me has seen the Father.

            John 20:28--- My Lord and my God.

       Acts 20:28--- He has purchased with his own blood.

       Romans 9:5--- Christ came...God blessed forever.

            2 Corinthians 13:14---Trinity

            Ephesians 3:9-11---DID JESUS CREATE ALL THINGS?

            Colossians 2:9--- Godhead.

            Philippians 2:6---Thought it not robbery to be equal with God.

            1 Timothy 3:16--- God was manifest in the flesh.

            Titus 2:13--- Looking for... our great God and Savior Jesus...

       TITUS 3:2 God our Savior toward man APPEARED

            Hebrews 1:8--- Your throne O' God.

            Hebrews 7:1-3 ---Is Melchizedek a theophany of Jesus?---Who is Melchizedek?

       1 John 5:7--- And these three are one.

       1 John 5:20--- Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God...

            2 Peter 2:1--- God and our Savior Jesus Christ.

            2 Peter 3:18--- Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (Isaiah 43:11)

            Revelation 1:8--- I am Alpha and Omega...the Almighty.

       Revelation 1:17--- First and the Last (Isaiah 44:6)

            Revelation 17:14--- WHO IS THE KING OF KINGS.

            Thanks for reading. May God bless you richly as you continue to seek the TRUTH of the WHOLE word of Almighty God.

       Your brother in our Lord Jesus the CHRIST.

        Mark.


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