Does 1 John 5.20 Call Jesus God? [1 page]
by Jay Dicken rated at 1.6 (6 votes so far)
Through this substitution we can see that the correct antecedent of the phrase “This is the true God and eternal life” is the Father. At John 17:1, 3 Jesus prayed, “Father,... this is eternal LIFE, that they know You the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.”
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Commentary on Jude 4
by John Schoenheit, Mark Graeser, John Lynn [1 Page]
rated at 1 (out of 5 votes)
Modern textual research has shown that the word “God” in the phrase “the only Lord God” was not in the original text, but was added as the centuries progressed. Textual critics and translators recognize that fact and thus modern translations read in ways similar to the NASB (“our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ”).