This is my interpretation and my understanding (or lack of understanding), for your consideration.
 
IS JESUS GOD OR THE SON OF GOD?
Theologians Teach That Jesus was 100 Percent God And 100 Percent Human.
That Description Is a Problem For Many Christians!
 
I believe Jesus was the Son of God. However, if you believe that Jesus was God then you may appreciate the thoughts conveyed on this page.

Probably no question (or teaching) in all of philosophy and theology has spawned more debate than this one.

Mary was the Mother of God: Mary was "Overshadowed" by the Holy Spirit. If you are Catholic, you know this as the "The Immaculate Conception."

Mary was a virgin when Jesus was born. The Catholic Church and many others believe this to be fact. I can understand the importance of Mary being a virgin when she conceived but not that she remained virgin beyond the conception or as I (may) believe was implanted with the embryo of GOD. Is that a possibility? I do not know! Why it entered my mind I have no idea. I really cannot say that this was given me by the Holy Spirit.

The website www.gotquestions.org raises the question: "Perhaps Mary did not have an immaculate conception.” The Bible doesn’t suggest Mary’s birth was anything but a normal human birth. Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus, but the idea of the perpetual virginity of Mary is not biblical. Matthew declares, “But he had no union with her until she gave birth to a son. And he gave Him the name Jesus.”

If we get technical, there was no "J" in the alphabet until about 500 years ago and HIS name was actually Yeshua.

Back to business:

The word “until” clearly indicates that Joseph and Mary did have sexual union after Jesus was born. Joseph and Mary had several children together after Jesus was born. Jesus had four half-brothers and several half-sisters, although they are not named or numbered.

One time when Jesus was speaking, a woman in the crowd proclaimed, “Blessed is the womb that bore You and the breasts at which You nursed” (Luke 11:27). What was Jesus’ response? "Blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it." To Jesus, obedience to God’s Word was more important than being the woman who gave birth to the Savior.

JESUS NEVER CALLED MARY HIS MOTHER


Consider this explanation: There was NO conception - I repeat - NO CONCEPTION! Could it be that the
embryo (which was that of God) was implanted into the womb of Mary by the Holy Spirit of God and Mary was the SURROGATE MOTHER. Jesus never called Mary HIS mother. As far as I know Jesus called her "WOMAN."

However, HE did say to John when HE was on the cross: "Woman, behold your son and John, behold your mother." However Jesus never referred to Mary as "HIS Mother." If you can find it any other way I would greatly appreciate you telling me how you arrived at that conclusion.

I always argued that Jesus was not half God and half human and this is the only explanation that works for me!
I repeat: We are told that HE was 100% God and 100% man. THAT EXPLANATION AND ARITHMETIC DOES NOT WORK FOR ME! Are we going to change the most basic laws of arithmetic to satisfy a religious/Catholic theory? I was never happy with that teaching... I maintain that if Jesus was God then HE was not part human.
Jesus referred to himself as "The Son of Man" but never "a man."

I think something is written like; "The Holy Spirit covered Mary or some such wording."

For years I argued that Jesus was the Son of God, not God. Jesus always said that God was HIS father but HE did not say that HE was God. However, I have no problem believing that Jesus is God! However if I read scripture and base my thoughts entirely on scripture and not on church doctrine,I must believe that Jesus is THE SON OF GOD. I can simply base that in scripture, Jesus has not denied that HE is God, therefore a person could easily believe that HE is indeed God.

I had always argued that God could not be born of a human and have a human mother. I argued that God was eternal. I argued that God could not be sacrificed. I argued that God could not die. I argued that God could not be human/flesh and be tempted as Satan tried to do. I had many arguments but I find it hard to argue with scripture... John 1:14.

JUST MY THOUGHTS!

Below I am showing the entire chapter but especially pay attention to John 1:14 from the KJV and The Living Bible. Based on that scripture, Jesus was indeed half human. The Christian religion is the most complicated religion on the planet. I thank God I have experienced many miracles from Jesus/God... Therefore I know it's supernatural and from God/Jesus. I still wonder if the embryo of God was implanted into Mary. That would TOTALLY explain to me how Jesus is 100 percent God. However if Jesus' mother is human that makes Jesus half human and I simply have a hard time thinking that God is part human.

Nothing is impossible for God! Just my thoughts!

King James Version (KJV)
First Chapter of John - Be Sure To Read Verse 14

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

2 The same was in the beginning with God.

3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.

4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

5 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.

6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.

7 The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

8 He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.

9 That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

10 He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.

11 He came unto his own, and his own received him not.

12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

13 Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

14
And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

15 John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh after me is preferred before me: for he was before me.

16 And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.

17 For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

18 No man hath seen God at any time, the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.

19 And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou?

20 And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.

21 And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. Art thou that prophet? And he answered, No.

22 Then said they unto him, Who art thou? that we may give an answer to them that sent us. What sayest thou of thyself?

23 He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias.

24 And they which were sent were of the Pharisees.

25 And they asked him, and said unto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that prophet?

26 John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not;

27 He it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose.

28 These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing.

29 The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.

30 This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is preferred before me: for he was before me.

31 And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.

32 And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.

33 And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost.

34 And I saw, and bare record that this is the Son of God.

35 Again the next day after John stood, and two of his disciples;

36 And looking upon Jesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lamb of God!

37 And the two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus.

38 Then Jesus turned, and saw them following, and saith unto them, What seek ye? They said unto him, Rabbi, (which is to say, being interpreted, Master,) where dwellest thou?

39 He saith unto them, Come and see. They came and saw where he dwelt, and abode with him that day: for it was about the tenth hour.

40 One of the two which heard John speak, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.

41 He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.

42 And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone.

43 The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, and saith unto him, Follow me.

44 Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.

45 Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith unto him, We have found him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.

46 And Nathanael said unto him, Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth? Philip saith unto him, Come and see.

47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

48 Nathanael saith unto him, Whence knowest thou me? Jesus answered and said unto him, Before that Philip called thee, when thou wast under the fig tree, I saw thee.

49 Nathanael answered and saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; thou art the King of Israel.

50 Jesus answered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, believest thou? thou shalt see greater things than these.

51 And he saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.
King James Version (KJV)

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The Living Bible
First Chapter of John

Before anything else existed, there was Christ, with God. He has always been alive and is himself God. He created everything there is—nothing exists that he didn’t make. 4 Eternal life is in him, and this life gives light to all mankind. His life is the light that shines through the darkness—and the darkness can never extinguish it.

6-7 God sent John the Baptist as a witness to the fact that Jesus Christ is the true Light. John himself was not the Light; he was only a witness to identify it.

9 Later on, the one who is the true Light arrived to shine on everyone coming into the world.

10 But although he made the world, the world didn’t recognize him when he came. Even in his own land and among his own people, the Jews, he was not accepted. Only a few would welcome and receive him. But to all who received him, he gave the right to become children of God. All they needed to do was to trust him to save them. All those who believe this are reborn!—not a physical rebirth resulting from human passion or plan—but from the will of God.

And
Christ became a human being and lived here on earth among us and was full of loving forgiveness and truth. And some of us have seen his glory—the glory of the only Son of the heavenly Father
!

John pointed him out to the people, telling the crowds, “This is the one I was talking about when I said, ‘Someone is coming who is greater by far than I am—for he existed long before I did!’” We have all benefited from the rich blessings he brought to us—blessing upon blessing heaped upon us! For Moses gave us only the Law with its rigid demands and merciless justice, while Jesus Christ brought us loving forgiveness as well. No one has ever actually seen God, but, of course, his only Son has, for he is the companion of the Father and has told us all about him.

The Jewish leaders sent priests and assistant priests from Jerusalem to ask John whether he claimed to be the Messiah.

He denied it flatly. “I am not the Christ,” he said.

“Well then, who are you?” they asked. “Are you Elijah?”

“No,” he replied.

“Are you the Prophet?”

“No.”

“Then who are you? Tell us, so we can give an answer to those who sent us. What do you have to say for yourself?”

He replied, “I am a voice from the barren wilderness, shouting as Isaiah prophesied, ‘Get ready for the coming of the Lord!’”

Then those who were sent by the Pharisees asked him, “If you aren’t the Messiah or Elijah or the Prophet, what right do you have to baptize?”

John told them, “I merely baptize with water, but right here in the crowd is someone you have never met, who will soon begin his ministry among you, and I am not even fit to be his slave.”

This incident took place at Bethany, a village on the other side of the Jordan River where John was baptizing.

The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look! There is the Lamb of God who takes away the world’s sin! He is the one I was talking about when I said, ‘Soon a man far greater than I am is coming, who existed long before me!’ I didn’t know he was the one, but I am here baptizing with water in order to point him out to the nation of Israel.”

Then John told about seeing the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove descending from heaven and resting upon Jesus.

“I didn’t know he was the one,” John said again, “but at the time God sent me to baptize he told me, ‘When you see the Holy Spirit descending and resting upon someone—he is the one you are looking for. He is the one who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.’ I saw it happen to this man, and I therefore testify that he is the Son of God.”

The following day as John was standing with two of his disciples, Jesus walked by. John looked at him intently and then declared, “See! There is the Lamb of God!”

Then John’s two disciples turned and followed Jesus.

Jesus looked around and saw them following. “What do you want?” he asked them.

“Sir,” they replied, “where do you live?”

“Come and see,” he said. So they went with him to the place where he was staying and were with him from about four o’clock that afternoon until the evening. (One of these men was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother.)

Andrew then went to find his brother Peter and told him, “We have found the Messiah!” And he brought Peter to meet Jesus.

Jesus looked intently at Peter for a moment and then said, “You are Simon, John’s son—but you shall be called Peter, the rock!”

The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and told him, “Come with me.” (Philip was from Bethsaida, Andrew and Peter’s hometown.)

Philip now went off to look for Nathanael and told him, “We have found the Messiah!—the very person Moses and the prophets told about! His name is Jesus, the son of Joseph from Nazareth!”

“Nazareth!” exclaimed Nathanael. “Can anything good come from there?”

“Just come and see for yourself,” Philip declared.

As they approached, Jesus said, “Here comes an honest man—a true son of Israel.”

“How do you know what I am like?” Nathanael demanded.

And Jesus replied, “I could see you under the fig tree before Philip found you.”

Nathanael replied, “Sir, you are the Son of God—the King of Israel!”

Jesus asked him, “Do you believe all this just because I told you I had seen you under the fig tree? You will see greater proofs than this. You will even see heaven open and the angels of God coming back and forth to me, the Messiah.”

Your friend,

John

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