Jesus Claimed to Be God

Is Jesus God?

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Blasphemy was a very serious charge in ancient Israel. It was punishable by death. Well, the Jewish leaders attempted to stone Jesus several times for blasphemy, because he claimed to be God.

One time, Jesus healed a paralyzed man and forgave his sins. The Jews recognized that only God could forgive sins, and they also realized Jesus was claiming to be God.

During his trial, Jesus said he was the Messiah and he would be sitting at God’s right hand. The high priest recognized this as a claim of divinity and ordered Jesus be put to death.

The fiercest critics of Jesus admitted he claimed to be God. But Jesus wasn’t guilty of blasphemy —he really was and is God.

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