divinity of the messiah

The Messiah Would be God!

The New Testament throughout shows that Jesus is indeed the “Mighty God” who has come among us as a human being. Jesus does things only God can do, such as forgive sins and command nature to obey him.

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Is there any place in the Old Testament that clearly teaches that the Messiah is God incarnate?

Yes! There are many places in Tanakh (the Hebrew Scriptures) that establish the fact that the Messiah must be no one less than God Himself who has come to us in the flesh. As the Son of Man, He is humankind’s representative before a holy and righteous God. As the Son of God, He’s God’s…

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My Search for the Messiah or, Why Did God Make Mosquitos?

We will camp here,” our scoutmaster told us, “by the lake.” Eagerly we set up camp by Lake Goshen in Virginia. I was 15 then and was with other experienced scouts. We should have known the still waters of Lake Goshen would be a perfect breeding ground for mosquitos. Throughout the night they attacked us…

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Is the Messiah Divine?

Gus was a nice guy. But he was also a pest.  As a telecommunications engineer I could not have asked for a better co-worker. Gus was proficient and always in a good mood. As a Jew, however, I would have preferred that he talk about almost anything else while working by my side. He was always…

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Will the Real Messiah…

When Messiah comes!” That phrase has often been the catch-all answer to the troublesome questions of life. When the Messiah comes there will be peace; or, Messiah himself will bring peace; or, Messiah will come when all Israel observes one Sabbath together. The messianic hope has always been part and parcel of the storehouse of…

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The Son of God

The rabbi’s voice was warm. His eyes were filled with concern as he asked, So please explain, what is this your parents are telling me? You believe in Jesus? Is this true?” He listened quietly as I, one of his own bar mitzvah boys, the son of family friends, told the story of how I…

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