Jesus to Become God

15 August

Gospel Through the Ages, pp. 19-21 “Jesus Christ, the only perfect man who has lived on this earth, was perfect because He obeyed all the principles and ordinances of the Gospel… As a reward for the valiant work of the Son of Man, He shall eventually—when this earth is celestialized—become its God, King, and Ruler …and the God who will be directly responsible for the administration of those laws will be none other than the holy Man of Galilee.” – Milton Hunter, 1945

Matthew 1:23 “Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.”
1 Peter 2:22 “Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth”.

John 8:42 “Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father,  ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.”

LDS Church leaders have come up with a myriad of descriptions for their version of Jesus. Our example today is but one of the many. It’s important to point this out because of how frequently members parrot the phrase, ‘Jesus was the only perfect man who lived on earth’.

Using your favorite Bible passages, share with the Mormon you know why Jesus was perfect! We pulled a great resource explaining why Jesus is perfect, see AllAboutJesusChrist.org. The first thing to remember is that Jesus is God in the flesh, and this is something Mormons don’t believe. Lastly, don’t forget to pray!

“A sinless Jesus is possible because He is the Son of God. The sinless state of Jesus proved that He was from God. In Isaiah 53:9 we read a prophetic statement that Jesus, the Messiah and Christ would live a life without sin. “He was assigned a grave with the wicked, and with the

With Love in Christ;

Michelle

1 Cor 1:18

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