THE "I AM HE" VERSES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT!


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THE “I AM HE” VERSE IN THE NEW TESTAMENT!

 


There are 18 “I AM HE” verses in the Bible, as in, there are 18 verses that have the exact phrase “I am he” in the King James translation. And 14 of those verses refer to Jesus and or they seem to refer to Yahweh being Jesus by “interpretation”. Six of those 14 verses are prophecies in the Old Testament and the remaining 8 “I AM HE” verses of Scripture are the FULFILLMENT of the prophecies in the Old Testament. Also, the pronoun “he” is always in italics in the verses referring to Jesus in the New Testament to let us know that the pronoun “he” was added by the translators for clarity. But what some Christians have FAILED to see is that the verb “AM” in the Old Testament “ I AM HE” verses is ALSO NOT in the original text. For you see, the verb “AM” was added by the translators as well in all the Old Testament “I AM HE” verses in the Bible.

Let us begin to closely examine these 14 verses with one of the New Testament “I AM HE” verses first to see WHO Jesus himself is saying that he is. In other words, is Jesus saying he is the great “I AM THAT I AM”? Or is Jesus saying I am “he” the one prophesied to come in the Scriptures? For you see, to ME, Jesus will NOT contradict himself. So if even ONE “I AM HE” verse can be clearly seen as Jesus having had said of himself that he is the MESSIAH then that is what ALL the “I AM HE” verses are INTENDED to mean in the LIGHT of the WHOLE word of Almighty God. For you see, Jesus would not contradict himself by saying that he is the Messiah by turning around and saying that he is the only true God who SENT the Messiah.

 

Please read John 13:19.

 

“Now I tell you before it comes, that, when it is come to pass, you may believe that I am he.”

 

Now, Oneness Christians and Trinitarian Christians “interpret” this verse to mean that Jesus is saying that he himself is Yahweh, the I AM THAT I AM of the Old Testament in Exodus 3:14. They argue that since Jesus is telling the FUTURE then Jesus MUST be Yahweh Himself because only the creator can know the future. And they conclude their argument by saying something like, “Jesus even says that he said this so that they would BELIEVE that he is the I AM, Yahweh Himself in the flesh.”

But that is NOT what the CONTEXT teaches us. Please read this verse again left in its context to learn its TRUE SOUND Biblical meaning in the LIGHT of the WHOLE word of Almighty God.


John 13:16-20.

 

“Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him

17.  If you know these things, happy are you if you do them. 

18.  I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: BUT that the Scripture may be fulfilled, He that eats bread with me has lifted up his heel against me. (Jesus knew the FUTURE because Jesus BELIEVED the Scriptures. Jesus told us that the Scriptures TESTIFY of him. In other words, the Scriptures PROPHESYING exactly as to WHO the MESSIAH is and since Jesus is the FULFILLMENT of many of those prophecies at his first coming we know that the rest of the prophecies will be fulfilled just as they are prophesied)

19.  Now I tell you before IT come, that, when IT is come to pass, you may believe that I am he. (So then, Jesus is simply saying that when THIS PROPHECY comes to pass then you will KNOW that I am the One PROPHESIED in the Scripture. I am the “ME” that the one prophesied to lift his heel AGAINST. That is WHO I am)

20.  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that receives whomsoever I send receives me; and he that receives me receives Him that SENT (Or more precisely, one SENDING)  me.” 

 

 

Now let us read the prophecy of Judas lifting his heel against to see WHO he is prophesied to lift his heel against. We know that the FULFILMENT is Jesus but WHO does the “prophecy” say it is?

 

Please read Psalm 41:7-13.

 

“All that hate me whisper together against me: against me do they devise my hurt. 

8.  An evil disease, say they, cleave fast unto him: (In other words, they say he has a devil so why let him live. Let him die) and now that he lies he shall rise up no more

9.  Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, has lifted up his heel against me

10.  But you, O LORD, be merciful unto me, and raise me up, that I may requite them. 

11.  By this, I know that you favor me because my enemy does not triumph over me. 

12.  And as for me, you uphold me in my integrity and SET me before your face forever. 

13.  Blessed be the LORD God of Israel from everlasting, and to everlasting. Amen, and Amen.” 

 

Some Christians argue that this is NOT a prophecy about Jesus because of verse 4 that says he SINNED against God. But the words “against you” are not in the original text and the Hebrew word translated as “sinned” also means “MAKE RECONCILIATION”. So to ME, Jesus is saying “repair my soul for I MAKE RECONCILIATION” Jesus knew the Scripture spoke of him. Jesus knew that he would be crucified for the very purpose of making reconciliation for the sins of the world. Here is how E-Sword defines the Hebrew word translated as “sinned” in verse 4.

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חָטָא

châṭâ'

khaw-taw'

A primitive root; properly to miss; hence (figuratively and generally) to sin; by inference to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, (causatively) lead astray, condemn: - bear the blame, cleanse, commit [sin], by fault, harm he hath done, loss, miss, (make) offend (-er), offer for sin, purge, purify (self), make reconciliation, (cause, make) sin (-ful, -ness), trespassive

 

It was the Anointed Son of MAN, Jesus who bore our sins. CLEARLY, Jesus is NOT saying that he is the Great I AM THAT I AM in John 13:19 by the words “ I AM HE”. For you see, the prophecy Jesus quoted is about the Messiah being plotted against to be crucified and how Yahweh, the Great I AM THAT I AM will raise Jesus up from the dead. Jesus did NOT raise himself from the dead. It was NOT Yahweh Himself who died on the cross for our sins. It was NOT God the Son who died on the cross for our sins. It was the Son of MAN, whom God ANOINTED with the earnest of His Holy Spirit and POWER who died on the cross for his FELLOWS or his FELLOW man, his BRETHREN. Jesus is our brother, a fellow human being that Yahweh HIGHLY EXALTED after the cross.

Another New Testament passage of Scripture that has three “I AM HE” verses in the same passage of Scripture is John 18:5-8. Both Oneness Christians and Trinitarian Christians argue that the pronoun “he” is NOT in the original text. They argue that Jesus is saying that he is Yahweh Himself the “I AM” in Exodus 3:14. They focus on the phrase “As soon as Jesus said I AM” they all fell backward to the ground. And, to THEM, that proves Jesus is Yahweh Himself in the flesh. But what about the verses that say Jesus could do NOTHING OF himself and that it was the Father dwelling IN him who did the works? Let us read these three “I AM HE” verses to learn their true meaning in the light of the whole word of Almighty God.

Please read John 18:5-8.

 

“They answered him, Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus said unto them, I am he. And Judas also, which betrayed him, stood with them.

6.  As soon then as he had said unto them, I am he, they went backward and fell to the ground.

8.  Jesus answered, I have told you that I am he: if therefore you seek me, let these go their way:”

 

To me, the focus should be on Jesus laying down his own life of his own free will. I believe that the mob came to arrest Jesus and ALL of his disciples as well BUT Yahweh would not allow the disciples to be arrested and killed as yet so that the PROPHECY would be FULFILLED. It is Yahweh Himself who PERFORMS His own spoken word of prophecy to bring it to pass just as it is prophesied. So when we read the CONTEXT of the next verse we can see WHY the mob with their lanterns and weapons fell backward when Jesus FREELY surrendered himself to drink the CUP of Yahweh’s WILL and Jesus told them that he was Jesus of Nazareth.

 

John 18:9.

 

THAT the SAYING (Or SO THAT the LOGOS, the spoken word of prophecy) might be FULFILLED, which He spake, Of them which YOU gave me have I lost none.”

 

We know from other verses of Scripture that Jesus lost Judas Iscariot to fulfill the prophecy. Let us read the prophecy to see WHO Jesus is saying that he IS when he said “I AM HE” in the three verses in John 18:5-9.

 

Please read Psalm 109:3-8.

 

“They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause. 

4.  For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer. (Clearly, the pronoun “me” and myself are NOT referring to Yahweh Himself. But rather they are referring to Yahweh’s Messiah whom He PROPHESIED to be raised up from among the people in the lineage of King David)

5.  And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love. (Jesus said you want to kill me for telling you the TRUTH)

6.  Set you a wicked man over him: and let Satan stand at his right hand. (Or turn him over to Satan for the destruction of his flesh)

7.  When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin. 

8.  Let his days be few, and let another take his office.” 

 

And Peter quoted this verse referring to Judas Iscariot in Acts 1:16-20 which you can read on your own. My point right now is that Jesus is NOT saying that he is Yahweh Himself in John 18:5-8. But rather, Jesus is simply answering the question of the mob when Jesus asked they WHO do you SEEK. And they ANSWERED and said we seek Jesus of Nazareth. And Jesus simply answered them and said I am he or I am Jesus of Nazareth whom you seek. It was Yahweh the Father who put the fear of Yahweh in the mob to ONLY arrest Jesus and let the disciples of Jesus go free. Yahweh was PERFORMING His OWN word of PROPHECY. So the translators CORRECTLY added the pronoun “He” which, in my own opinion, they SHOULD have added in John 8:58 as well. Please read the study “WHAT DOES JOHN 8:58 TRULY MEAN?”

Since we only have two more “I AM HE” verses in the New Testament, let us take a closer look at those two verses in the CONTEXT to learn their TRUE SOUND Biblical meaning in the LIGHT of the WHOLE word of Almighty God. The first rule to CORRECTLY interpret what a verse is TRULY saying is to KEEP that verse in question IN the CONTEXT of where it is found.

So then, let us now read John 8:24 being LEFT in the CONTEXT of where it is found in order to see what this verse is TRULY teaching us. Please read John 8:12-32, the immediate CONTEXT of verse 24, keeping in mind that Jesus and the Father are TWO different and SEPARATE individual persons or beings. I do NOT believe in the “doctrine” of the Trinity as a whole but I do believe that the doctrine of the Trinity has it correct on ONE point. And that one correct point is that Jesus is NOT the Father and the Father is NOT Jesus. But the doctrine of the Trinity is wrong by forcing the Holy Spirit to be a separate person from the Father. So while you are read this passage of Scripture  I also want you to see that only TWO are being spoken of rather than THREE. Now I realize that this is a long passage of Scripture, but CONTEXT is vital if you desire the TRUTH.

 

John 8:12-59.

 

“Then spoke Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

13. The Pharisees, therefore, said unto him, You bear record of yourself; your record is not true. (The Pharisees were always judging Jesus BEFORE they heard the WHOLE matter of what Jesus is teaching. They would jump to conclusions. They would ASSUME things that Jesus was NOT saying.)

14. Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of myself, yet my record is true: for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but you cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go.

15. You judge after the flesh; I judge no man.

16. And yet if I judge, my judgment is true: for I am NOT ALONE, but I AND the Father that SENT me. (Again, there TWO rather the THREE or a Trinity. And also, not just ONE as the doctrine of Oneness wrongly discerns or interprets Jesus to BE one and the self-same being as the Father. CLEARLY, to NOT be ALONE means that someone other than yourself is WITH you)

17. It is also written in your law, that the testimony of TWO men is true. (Jesus plainly states that there are TWO that bear witness all the way through this entire passage of Scripture, which teaches us that Jesus is NOT saying that he himself is THE ALMIGHTY God, the Great I AM, who alone is the FATHER is ANY verse in the New Testament. In other words, IF Jesus was truly saying that he himself IS the I AM, then Jesus would be saying that he is the FATHER himself and there would be only ONE bearing witness. But Jesus said that he was NOT ALONE and that the Father was WITH him bearing witness of his SON Jesus. So I myself believe the words of Jesus himself OVER the INTERPRETATIONS of men dogmatically demanding the Jesus is saying that he is Yahweh Himself. Jesus said that he came OUT FROM God. Please read the study “JOHN 16:27,28 JESUS CAME OUT FROM GOD!”)

18. I am ONE that bears witness of myself, AND the Father that SENT me bears witness of me. (Again, We see TWO separate persons that bear witness that Yahweh the Father sent his SON Jesus to show us the FATHER to be the ONLY true God, according to John 17:1-3)

19. Then said they unto him, Where is your Father? Jesus answered, You neither know me nor my Father: if you had known me, you should have known my Father also. (Here again, we see Jesus speaking of TWO separate persons. We see Jesus himself and we the Father OF Jesus. Yes, I understand that a Son can also be a Father but he is the father of another son and NOT the father of himself)

 20. These words spoke Jesus in the treasury, as he taught in the temple: and no man laid hands on him; for his hour was not yet come.

21. Then said Jesus again unto them, I go my way, and you shall seek me, and shall die in your sins: whither I go, you cannot come.

22. Then said the Jews, Will he kill himself? because he said, Whither I go, you cannot come.

23. And he said unto them, You are from beneath; I am FROM above: you are of this world; I am NOT of this world. (Meaning that you have an earthly father but I Jesus have a heavenly Father and I do my Father's will and you do your father's will. Now, like it or not, all unsaved people have Satan as their father BUT they can turn to have Yahweh as their heavenly Father any time they CHOOSE. Jesus also said in John 17:14-16 that WE are from ABOVE and NOT OF this world in the SAME manner that Jesus is from ABOVE and NOT of the world. And we did NOT come down from heaven in order to be from ABOVE. Being from ABOVE simply means that we are the WORKMANSHIP OF Yahweh from ABOVE and NOT our own workmanship. We no longer have Satan from BELOW as being our father. And the same is true of Jesus to be MADE the Messiah BY Yahweh Himself PERFORMING His own word of PROPHECY)

24. THEREFORE, I said unto you (In verse 21), that you shall die in your sins: for (Or BECAUSE) if you believe NOT that I am HE, you shall die in your sins. (This verse 24 is the verse in question that is used by those who teach the doctrine of the Trinity AND the doctrine of Oneness to DOGMATICALLY teach that if you do NOT believe that Jesus is saying that he is the Great I AM  THAT I AM in Exodus 3:14, then you shall die in your sins and you shall NOT be saved UNLESS you recant and believe that Jesus is THE ALMIGHTY God Himself. And to Oneness Christians that means that you MUST believe that Jesus IS the FATHER Himself or you will die in your sins. 

Again, both Oneness Christians and Trinitarian Christians argue that the pronoun “he” is NOT in the original Greek and it SHOULD be translated as “I AM”. But as we have just learned the UNDERSTOOD pronoun “he” is indeed in the text much like the pronoun “you” is often left out of a particular sentence but the context clearly reveals to us that the subject under discussion is the UNDERSTOOD “YOU”. So in the same way the “HE” here is clearly UNDERSTOOD that Jesus is speaking of himself. This is why the translators added the word “he”. For you see, those who understand the original Greek text clearly UNDERSTAND that the pronoun “he” is clearly UNDERSTOOD. 

But WHO is Jesus saying that he himself IS? We must read the CONTEXT and then COMPARE Scripture with Scripture in order to learn WHO Jesus is TRULY saying that he IS. So then, let us continue reading the CONTEXT. And then we will compare Scripture with Scripture after we finish reading the context)

25. Then said they unto him, WHO ARE YOU? (In other words, the Jews were saying, I am he WHO? WHAT do you MEAN, Jesus, when you say I AM HE? WHO are you saying that you ARE when you say I AM HE. Also, please notice that these Jews did NOT understand these words of Jesus to mean that Jesus was saying that he himself is the great I AM the ONE TRUE and ONLY ALMIGHTY God, because if Jesus were truly saying that he is the ALMIGHTY God, then these Jews would have stoned Jesus on the spot. The TRUTH of the matter is that these Jews understood these words of Jesus to mean exactly what Jesus was saying, which is simply “I am [he]”. Again, these Jews thought he WHO? And that is WHY they asked Jesus WHO are YOU?) And Jesus said unto them, Even the SAME that I said unto you from the BEGINNING (There is your answer to WHO Jesus was TRULY saying that he IS. Jesus is saying I am the SAME that I told you in the BEGINNING. So then, we need to go back to the BEGINNING of the ministry of Jesus in order to learn WHO Jesus is TRULY saying that he IS. For you see, the beginning of creation is NOT the beginning that Jesus is referring to. NOR is the beginning in John 1:1 the beginning that Jesus is referring to. John 1:1 is a “commentary” written by the Apostle John as a record of HOW Jesus BECAME Jesus. The beginning that Jesus is referring to is the beginning of his MINISTRY where Jesus told the Jews that he is the one PROPHESIED in the Scriptures. We find in the Gospel of Luke chapter 4 that Jesus said that he was the ANOINTED ONE of Almighty God the Father that was SENT by the Father the preach the gospel of salvation. We will take a look at Luke chapter 4 in a moment, but first, let us finish the CONTEXT to learn even MORE about WHO Jesus truly IS)

26. I have many things to say and to judge of you: but He that SENT me is true, and I speak to the world those things which I have heard of Him.

27. They understood NOT that he (Jesus) spoke to them of the Father. (Now, Oneness Christians STOP right hear and they “interpret” this verse to mean that Jesus is saying that he himself IS the FATHER just because the Jews dod NOT understand that the words Jesus spoke are the word of Almighty God the Father, In other words, Oneness Christians cherry-pick verse 24,25, and 27 OUT of their CONTEXT skipping right over verse 26 and ignoring the rest of the context in the verses that follow. THINK for your selves my dear brothers and sisters in our Lord Jesus Christ who are Oneness Christians. You argue John 8:58 that the REASON the jews picked up stone to stone Jesus is because they knew that Jesus was saying that he is the Great I AM THAT I AM in Exodus 3:14. But yet, here in John 8:24,25,27 you which is well BEFORE verse 58 that the Jews BELIEVE and ACCEPT Jesus as being Yahweh the FATHER Himself and they do NOT pick up stones to stone Jesus. So you are CONTRADICTING your OWN arguments to try and prove that Jesus is Yahweh Himself. Keep reading because Jesus is still yet telling us WHO he IS)

28. Then said Jesus unto them, When you have lifted up the Son of MAN, then shall you know that I am HE, and that I do NOTHING OF MYSELF; but as MY Father has taught me, I speak these things. (Now IF Jesus was truly saying in verse 24 that he HIMSELF is THE ALMIGHTY God, then there is NO WAY that Jesus would turn around a few verses later and say that he could do NOTHING OF HIMSELF. Think this through for YOURSELF my dear brothers and sisters in our Lord Jesus Christ. WHY would an ALMIGHTY God say that he could do NOTHING OF HIMSELF? The answer is quite obvious when you truly stop and THINK for yourself. Jesus never said that he himself is THE I AM THAT I AM, the ALMIGHTY God. But rather, Jesus was saying that he was the SAME one that he said to the Jews that he was at the beginning of his ministry to the Jews. Again, we will take a look at Luke chapter 4 shortly)

29. And He that SENT me is WITH me: the Father has NOT left me ALONE; for I do always those things that please Him. (Again, we see TWO separate persons, the Father and the SON. CLEARLY, Jesus was NOT saying that he was THE I AM THAT I AM in verse 24 because the CONTEXT clearly teaches us that Almighty God the FATHER was WITH the Son of MAN, Jesus. It does NOT say that the Father was not alone because the father was with Himself. It does NOT say that Yahweh was not alone because Yahweh was with Himself. The Jews finally understood that Jesus was NOT ALONE because the Father who is the Great I AM THAT I AM was WITH His HUMAN SON, Jesus, the one PROPHESIED to come to be the MESSIAH)

30. As he spoke these words, many believed on him. (Again, THINK for yourselves my dear brothers and sisters in our Lord Jesus Christ who are Oneness and Trinitarian Christians. WHY would the Jews BELIEVE that Jesus IS Yahweh Himself in verse 24 and NOT pick up stones to stone him and then turn around in verse 58,59 to pick up stones to stone Jesus for saying BEFORE Abraham I AM? I mean, IF SO BE that Jesus is saying that he is Yahweh Himself in BOTH of these verses, verse 24 and verse 58, then WHY did the Jews believe and receive the words of Jesus in verse 24 but they rejected the words of Jesus in verse 58 and they picked up stones to stone him in verse 59? Can you not see that both Oneness and Trinitarian Christians CONTRADICT their OWN argument? Can you not see that Jesus would never contradict himself by saying that he is the Messiah in one verse and then turn around and say that he is the Great I AM THAT I AM in another verse?)

31. Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If you CONTINUE in my word, then are you, my disciples, indeed; 

32. And you shall know the TRUTH, and the truth shall make you free.”

 

Now, one could try and argue away the TRUTH by saying that only SOME of the Jews believed that Jesus is Yahweh Himself in the flesh while OTHER Jews in verse 58 rejected the words of Jesus saying that he is the Great I AM that I am in the flesh because they did not understand the Scriptures. Thus they THOUGHT that Jesus was speaking blasphemy by saying that he is Yahweh come in the flesh. One could rogue that John 1:1 says the Word was God and that means that Jesus IS Yahweh Himself and that is why Jesus said “I AM” in John 8:58 and “I AM HE” in 14 other verses in the Bible. 

But the Apostle John who WROTE the Gospel of John said that the REASON that he wrote the Book of John was so that we would believe that Jesus is the CHRIST, the SON OF God so that we might have eternal life in the world to come.

So when we read John 1:1 as a PROPHECY as opposed to reading John 1:1 as HISTORY of eternity past then we can truly see the REASON for WHY the Apostle John wrote the Gospel of John. For you see, who better to know the TRUE meaning of John 1:1 than the WRITER OF John 1:1? My Bible has little “Titles” to summarize sections of the Bible so I will include that title which is not actually a part of the original Scriptures.


Please read John 20:30,31.


The Purpose of This Book


“And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book: 

31.  BUT THESE ARE WRITTEN, (Or all the things that I the Apostle John have recorded as the record of who Jesus is) THAT (Or so THAT) you might BELIEVE that Jesus IS the CHRIST, the SON OF God; and that believing you might have LIFE (Speaking of the divine nature of ETERNAL LIFE in the world to come) through his name.”


So then, since the Apostle John himself specifically told us that the reason that he wrote the Gospel of John is so that we would believe that Jesus is the “Christ”, the SON OF God, then I myself am going to believe the Scriptures over the INTERPRETATIONS of the Scriptures that CONTRADICT other verses in the Bible. And through much study and prayer, this is what I have concluded is the TRUE SOUND Biblical meaning of John 1:1. I will take it slow so that even a small child can teach this to others.

The Bible teaches us that God DECLARED the END from the BEGINNING, according to Isaiah 46:10, Isaiah 48:5, and several other verses of Scriptures. So let us look at the END of the fulfillment of what Yahweh PROPHESIED to learn the true meaning of John 1:1.


Please read Revelation 21:1-8.


“And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. (The phrase “NO MORE sea” is symbolic language for NO MORE WICKEDNESS and sin)

2.  And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 

3.  And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. 

4.  And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. 

5.  And He that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things NEW. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful. 

6.  And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely. 

7.  He that overcomes shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son

8.  But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.”


So then, the END or the completion of God so great a plan of salvation will be that all the wicked will be judged unworthy to receive eternal life and cast into the Lake of Fire to be destroyed. And then, Yahweh Himself will create a new heaven and a new earth for His NEW CREATION of righteous people to INHERIT which INCLUDES Jesus, the SON OF God. And God declared or PROPHESIED the finished end from the BEGINNING. That is how God CREATED all things. God SPOKE the END from the BEGINNING. So God started with an image in His mind of the finished END of SIN and then devised His plan of salvation to reach the END of SIN for all eternity.

And that is HOW we should read John 1:1 and the whole Bible. What is the END goal? But for centuries Christians have been reading John 1:1 as HISTORY. And not just history, but the history of ETERNITY PAST. In other words, Christians have been “INTERPRETING” John 1:1 as the history of the original creation in eternity past. But yet, the whole theme of the Bible itself is about SALVATION and the END of SIN for eternity future. So humor me and at least try to read John 1:1 as PROPHECY and with the understanding that the ‘BEGINNING” is NOT the original beginning in eternity past. But rather, the “beginning” in John 1:1 is the beginning of the SOLUTION of the ENDING of SIN for all eternity future. With this in the forefront of your mind, let us no read my own translation of John 1:1.


My OWN translation of John 1:1.


“In [A] beginning was the SAYING and the SAYING was TOWARD THE God and [A] God was the SAYING”


So then, “A” God was the END goal to JUDGE Lucifer and the fallen angels and consequently fallen humans as well who REJECT God’s so great a salvation. But because God is at WAR He needed to keep His PLAN of salvation a SECRET from His enemy Lucifer who is called Satan, the Devil. God knowing His ENEMY, Satan, would not obey Him, God outsmarted him by creating the FIRST Adam while all the time having the LAST Adam in His mind and plan BEFORE all other humans. This is why Jesus said BEFORE Abraham I am. This is why John the Baptist said that Jesus was BEFORE him even though John the Baptist was born before Jesus. This was WHY the Law of Moses contained in ordinances was just TEMPORARY until the Messiah came. All these things that are now history were in the MIND and PLAN of God before God ever began to RESTORE the earth to once again be inhabitable.

The PROPHECY in Isaiah 9:6,7 says that a CHILD will be born FIRST and then a Son would be given and THEN the Son of MAN would be CALLED by the NAME a mighty God and the everlasting father. Other prophecies say that God would highly exalt His FIRSTBORN Son to be a King higher than the kings of the earth. In other words, the spoken word of prophecy would be made FLESH first and then God would GLORIFY that man of FLESH to become the King of kings and the Lord of lords to rule as the God of the whole earth in the world to come FOR Yahweh for 1000 years. And then comes the END, the final judgment and the destruction of all the wicked in the Lake of Fire when Yahweh will judge the world BY the MAN Jesus, the Christ. Jesus will then STEP DOWN from ruling and commit the “God” title of ruling in the NAME of Yahweh back into the hands of his God and Father’s hands.

So to ME, the “interpretation” of reading John 1:1 as PROPHECY agrees with every verse in the Bible. And in the studies “JOHN 1:1 THE WORD WAS GOD!” and “WHAT DOES JOHN 1:1 TRULY MEAN?” I will bring forth evidence that the Greek word “TRANSLATED” as the “Word” was not always capitalized. And in older English translations BEFORE the King James Version the Greek word “logos” was referred to as an “IT” as opposed to a “he” like the modern translations. One translation even says the SAYING was TOWARD the God which CLEARLY teaches us that the “logos” was INTENDED to be understood as God SPOKEN word of PROPHECY and NOT as some pre-existing God the Son in eternity past.

Below is a complete list of all the studies that I have which show WHY I no longer believe in the doctrine of the Trinity and why I can NEVER believe in the doctrine of Oneness. I assure you that every verse that SEEMS to be saying that Jesus pre-existed in eternity past has another meaning that does NOT contradict any other verses of Scripture in the entire Bible.

Thanks for reading and 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 Christ,

Brother Mark.

 

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VERSES USED TO TEACH THAT JESUS PREEXISTED!


To me, the best way to know the ONE true God in ONE person is to know who Jesus TRULY IS according to the WHOLE word of Almighty God so please read ALL the studies under the heading >>>WHO IS JESUS ACCORDING TO THE BIBLE?<<< and you will see that the Bible itself teaches us that Jesus was CREATED by his God and Father. And if you have any questions related to the correct meaning of certain verses of Scripture on this subject of who Jesus is please read all the studies under the two headings >>>A LIST OF STUDIES ON THE TRINITY!<<< and >>>VERSES USED TO TEACH THAT JESUS PRE-EXISTED!<<< These two headings have ALL the studies that I have on who Jesus truly is according to what the Bible itself teaches us in simplicity. I compiled these three headings to make it easy for my readers to send just one, two, or three links to those you desire to help understand what the Bible itself teaches concerning who Jesus is in the LIGHT of the WHOLE word of Almighty God.

Thanks for reading and 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 Christ,

Brother Mark.

 

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