If Jesus is Not God…

Since merely answering questions isn’t enough, I thought I’d pose some of my own, for Jehovah’s Witnesses and anyone else who denies the Deity of Christ. So here they are:

If Jesus is not God…

1. Then why does Thomas call Him God (ho theos)? John 20:28

2. Why did the wise men worship Him? Matt. 2:1-2

3. Why did His Disciples worship Him? Matt. 14:33

4. Why do all the angels worship Him? Heb. 1:6

5. Why does He receive the same honor in heaven as the Father? Rev. 5:11-13

6. Why didn’t He ever correct anyone who worshipped Him, unlike every righteous, created being? Acts 14:11-15, Rev. 22:8-9

7. How can He be our Savior? Isa. 43:11, 2 Tim. 1:10

8. Who is pierced in Zech. 12:10?

9. How did He create “all things”? Col. 1:15, John 1:3

10. How was it that He already existed “in the beginning”? John 1:1

11. Why does God call Him God? Heb. 1:8

12. Why does Paul call Him God? Titus 2:13

13. Why does He claim to be “I am” (ego eimi)? John 8:58

14. Why did the Jews try to stone Him for saying it? John 8:59

15. Why didn’t Jesus correct their belief that He was making Himself equal with God? John 8:59

16. How does He “know all things”? John 21:17

17. Why is He prayed to? Acts 7:59, John 14:14

18. Why does Peter call Him God? 2 Peter 1:1

19. How does “all the fullness of deity” dwell in Him? Col. 2:9

20. How did He raise Himself from the dead? John 2:18-22

21. How does calling on Him as Lord save us? Joel 2:32, Rom. 10:9

22. Who is God speaking to about creating man in “our image”? Gen. 1:26-27

23. Who is the “unique/only begotten/only/one and only” God at the Father’s side? John 1:18

24. Whose glory did Isaiah see in the temple? Isa. 6:1-5, John 12:37-41

25. How does He give life, just as the Father? John 5:21

26. Why should we honor the Son as the Father? John 5:23

27. Why didn’t He correct the Jews who thought that to claim to be God’s Son made Him equal with God? John 5:18, John 19:7, John 10:33

28. Why did Paul call Him the “eternally blessed God”? Rom. 9:5

29. How are all things held together “in Him”? Col. 1:17

30. How did He exist in the very “form of God” before taking on the very “form of a servant”? 2:6-8

31. How is it that Jesus could have the name that is “above every name” and that at the name of Jesus, “every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth.” Phil. 2:10

I think that’s good for now. I could ask more.