quinta-feira, 31 de maio de 2012

Jehovah God, King Jesus VS "other’s errors"

The most important knowledge in the Scriptures is described in the words of the prayer of Jesus found in John 17:3

"And this is life eternal, that they should know thee the only true God, and him whom thou didst send, even Jesus Christ."

Who is the one identified by Jesus as "thee only, the only true God"?

Jesus in his prayer, said the following in verse 6:

"6 I manifested thy name unto the men whom thou gavest me out of the world"

That is, the Being that we should know, and only to Him alone, the only true God has a name:

Psalm 83:18 (American Standard Version)
"That they may know that thou alone, whose name is Jehovah, Art the Most High over all the earth"

This text from Psalm 83:18 and John 17:3 give the same order, or speak of the imperative mood:

they should know”
They may know”

And that's what we should be aware of is also the same:

the only true God”
hat thou alone, whose name is Jehovah, Art the Most High over all the earth”

It is a mistake to think that Jesus is Jehovah himself (as taught in the doctrine of the Trinity).
This erroneous conclusion is due to misinterpretation of Scriptures.
I will not put here my own arguments against the Trinity.

I believe that many Christian thinkers have argued very well about this error through the centuries.
The argument here explained against the Trinity is in their memory:

Michael Servetus (1511 - 1553)

Servetus published De trinitatis erroribus ("About the errors of Trinity") and Dialogorum de Trinitate ( "Dialogues on the Trinity")
By openly exposing his ideas and reasoning from the Scriptures, Miguel was sentenced and imprisoned by the Catholic Church and executed by Calvinism.

Here is part of the sentence:

"For these reasons and others condemn thee, Michael Servetus, that you Atem and take the place of Champel, that there will submit to a stake and burn you alive, along with your book manuscript and printed, until your body is reduced to ash, and so termines your day to make it as an example to others who want to make the same”

Isaac Newton
In his works - An Historical Account of Two Notable Corruptions of Scripture, de Sir Isaac Newton, Edição de 1830, Londres 
Sir Isaac Newton Theological Manuscripts

Isaac Newton did not hesitate in his research and conclusions in making the Authority of Scriptures above the authority of councils and conclaves.

Some of Newton's arguments:

1. For God created the Son in time, this did not exist from eternity. Proverbs 8:23, 25.
2. For the Father is greater than the Son. John 14:28.
3. For the Son received all things of the Father
Isaac Newton, A Biography, p. 642.

This last item (3) is of great importance for a correct understanding of Scripture.

Jehovah gave Jesus Christ all things. (Matthew 28:18)
Jehovah God exalted Jesus.
Jesus came to sit at God's right hand. Jehovah made ​Jesus the leader for the people of God - the King of the Kingdom of God.

Jesus was installed as King at the right hand of God – his throne – At this position Jesus begun to rule, as King David, Jehovah's people (Read also Acts 15:14-18) :

1 Corinthians 15:
"25 For he [Jesus] must rule as king until [God] has put all enemies under his feet. 26 As the last enemy, death is to be brought to nothing. 27 For [God] “subjected all things under his feet.” But when he says that ‘all things have been subjected,’ it is evident that it is with the exception of the one who subjected all things to him. 28 But when all things will have been subjected to him, then the Son himself will also subject himself to the One who subjected all things to him, that God may be all things to everyone."

Jesus, after being resurrected by God and ascended into heaven, Jesus began to reign, at the right hand of God, as King of the Kingdom of God over the "Christian nation" – "Israel of God"

Jesus acts as King on the right hand of Jehovah - his throne, as described below, speaking about Jesus:

Psalms 45:6 "God is your throne to time indefinite, even forever;
The scepter of your kingship is a scepter of uprightness.
7 You have loved righteousness and you hate wickedness.
That is why God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of exultation more than your partners."

Apostle Paul cites this very Psalms:
Hebrews 1:6 
"But when he again brings his Firstborn into the inhabited earth, he says: “And let all God’s angels do obeisance to him.”

Yes, angels acknowledged the authority of Jesus as King of the Kingdom of God

Like King David, Jesus was enthroned king by Jehovah, when God raised him from death, as Paul went on to explain:

8 But with reference to the Son: “God is your throne forever and ever, and [the] scepter of your kingdom is the scepter of uprightness. 9 You loved righteousness, and you hated lawlessness. That is why God, your God, anointed you with [the] oil of exultation more than your partners."

So when Scriptures state that Jesus is "at the right hand of God" (Acts 7:55,56), is equivalent to say that Jesus is ruling "on his throne."

The rank or position on the right hand of God is the most prominent position for a creature in the kingdom of heaven. Jesus as King, becomes the "right arm" of God.

A Jew in the past, when seeing brave heart King David to save Israel from the hands of the Philistines shouted:

"Hail to Jehovah our God, and save our King David - the anointed of Jehovah who delivered us from the hand of Goliath!"

Since the first century CE, true christians cry out:

"Hail to Jehovah our God, and save our King Jesus (Greater David) - the anointed of Jehovah, who has delivered us from the hands of sin and death!"

Understanding the important relationship between Jehovah - the One True God, and Jesus - the King (Greater David) of the Kingdom of God, help us avoid falling into errors such as the Trinity.

And in the same proportion, knowing that Jesus is King of the Kingdom of God from the first century of our era onwards, helps us understand that Jesus didn't have to wait nearly 1900 years ahead in order to exercise his authority as king or leader in the Kingdom of God
Jesus is the Ruling King of the Kingdom of God long before 1914.
This helps us to avoid falling into the errors of doctrine taught by us, Jehovah's Witnesses, in relation to 1914.

I do not agree or disagree in everything with either one party or the other. Because all seem to me to have some truth and some error, but everyone recognizes the other’s error and nobody discerns his own.” - Michael Servetus

Read also 1914 Debunked
dissertation against 1914 (portuguese)

3 comentários:

Ianos Takacs disse...

"After I search the trinity doctrine for 4 years, both from the Bible and from the history, I find it the greatest error in (this, modern time) Christianity."
I quot this an Adventist preacher saying, from Romania.
I admit also that this trinity doctrine is the greatest error in this modern time Christendom.

ExatoVerdade disse...

Jesus also said in John 14:1

Faith in God (Father, Jah Jehovah)
Faith ALSO in Jesus - Our King/Lord (since 33 CE)

Truth is plainly simple, but profound

Ianos Takacs disse...

Yes, that is.