Is Jesus God? From the early church to today, the firm church of God has proclaimed that Christ is the Lord and God the Creator. Christ was not a simple prophet or a simple envoy, but was the incarnate God Himself, how can we prove this? Through different verses we can find in the Scriptures, which give the same attributes of God to Jesus. Today we are going to see the deity of Christ through the first chapter of the Gospel according to St. John.
John’s statement about the deity of Christ
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.
John 1:1-4 (KJV)
The word “Word” comes from the Greek “Logos” which means “Word” … How can we realize that John in his context is speaking of Jesus? Just read the entire chapter, and we will find verses 14, 15 and 16 (KJV):