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5 Bible Verses That Deny Jesus as God

Some people claim that "Jesus is God" or part of a trinity (he is the incarnation of God on earth). However, according to the Bible, Jesus was born, ate, slept, prayed and had limited knowledge (all attributes not befitting God). God has attributes of perfection whereas Man is the opposite.

As we all know that God is always perfect. To believe that God became a man is to claim that God is or was (at some point in time), imperfect. Does the idea of a god who was once a weak helpless child, one who not survive without food, drink or sleep, be the same Almighty God described in the Old Testament? Surely not.

One may ask, "If God can do any, why can't he become a man?" By definition, God does not do ungodly acts. God does not do anything that would make Him, something other than God. If God became man and took on human attributes, he would necessarily no longer be God.

Some ambiguous verses of the Bible can be applied erroneously to show that Jesus is in some way divine. But if we look at the clear direct verses of the Bible, we see again and again that Jesus is being referred to as an extraordinary human being and nothing more. The Bible contains many verses in which Jesus speaks and behaves as if God is a separate being to himself. For example:

Jesus "fell on his face and prayed." (Matthew 26:39) If Jesus was God, then would a God fall on his face and pray? And who would he be praying to?

The Bible calls Jesus a Prophet (Matthew 21:10-11), so how could Jesus be God and be God's Prophet at the same time?

Jesus said, "I am going to be the Father, because the Father is greater than me." (John 14:28)

Jesus said, "I ascend unto my Father, and your Father, and to my God, and your God." (John 20:17). If Jesus was God, then why would he say, "to my God, and your God," and who was he ascending to?

If Jesus was God, he would have clearly told people to worship him, and there would be clear verses in the Bible stating this. He said the opposite in Matthew 15:9.

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