Sherri Perkins

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The Trinity: Three in One?! (part 4)

Last week, we noted that, as the nature of God is progressively revealed in Scripture, the one God is seen to exist eternally in three persons, & that these three persons share the same divine nature yet are different in role & relationship.  The basic principle at the heart of God’s triune being is unity …

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The Trinity: Three In One? (part 3)

Once again, when we say “Jesus is God,” we are not saying “Jesus is the Father” or “Jesus is the Spirit” (both are called “God”; see Acts 5:3-4 & Col 1:2).  How can God be each of these distinctly?  Consider the diagram: What this  shows is that, while there are three persons in the Trinity, …

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Did Jesus View Himself to Be God? (part 4)

Over the last number of weeks, I have sought to answer this question.  This is THE most important doctrine because the answer affects everything else we believe and understand about the Bible. Is Jesus God?  Yes!  Did He see Himself to be God?  Of course!  We know He did because 1) He taught with His …

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Did Jesus View Himself to Be God? (part 3)

Over the last couple of weeks I have sought to answer this question.  This is THE most important doctrine because the answer affects everything else we believe and understand about the Bible. Is Jesus God? Yes!  Did He see Himself to be God?  Of course!  We know He did because 1) He taught with His …

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Did Jesus View Himself to Be God? (Part 2)

Last week was the first of a number of articles devoted to this idea of whether or not Jesus viewed Himself to be God.  I have actually spent since April discussing this issue altogether, which is not just one of the most important doctrines today, it is THE most important doctrine, for whether or not …

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Did Jesus View Himself to Be God? (Part 1)

To even ask this question is to suggest I haven’t been reading my own articles of late.  Why?  Because every article I have written on ‘Jesus as God’ has ended with Jesus’ own words from John 8:24, “For if you do not believe that I AM, you will die in your sins” (NAB).  (“I AM,” …

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