When did Jesus become divine? Was Jesus divine before his Birth, during his baptism, or when God Resurrected Christ from the Dead? (In Hebrew the word "divine" (H7080) is not a word used to describe God and it does not mean "godlike" as it does (G2304) in the two NT passages where it is found mentioned (2 Peter 1:3-4)).
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It would seem that the limited understanding of Christ/Jesus in shown in the varying accounts, inspired of God, for the begginings of Christ. Why did the three of the five apostles write, as God commanded, differing from the other two.
Lastly, Jesus Christ had to become a man to redeem mankind. Jesus had to have a body in order to pay the penalty for sin (Hebrews 10:1-18). Without the shedding of blood there is no removal of sin.
When did Jesus know He was God? According to John 1:1, Jesus, as the "word," was with God in the beginning and was God. It is the clear teaching of Scripture that Jesus was aware of His divinity.
Jesus is one hundred percent God, ... Did Jesus Diminish His Divine Power to Become ... “Though he was in the form of God, he did not count equality with God ...
Two of the earlier, notable such books were Richard Rubenstein’s When Jesus Became God (1999) and Larry Hurtado’s How on Earth Did Jesus Become a God? (2005). In what may be an unprecedented publishing event, a book by evangelical scholars critiquing Ehrman’s book was released at the same time yesterday, entitled How God Became Jesus.
Joseph and Mary did not understand Jesus’ words (verse 50). Whatever those around Him did not grasp, it seems that Jesus, at a very young age, did know that He was the Son of God and that the Father had foreordained the work He was to do.
In How on Earth Did Jesus Become a God? Larry Hurtado investigates the intense devotion to Jesus that emerged with surprising speed after his death. Reverence for Jesus among early Christians, notes Hurtado, included both grand claims about Jesus' significance and a pattern of devotional practices that effectively treated him as divine.
The Incarnation: Why did God become ... as Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality ... we become the authority instead of Jesus.