Do Titus 2.13 and 2 Peter 1.1 Call Jesus God? [< 1 page]
by Jay Dicken rated at 1.0 (5 votes so far)
In Titus 3:4 he is called the “Goodness and Loving-kindness of God, our Savior.” In 2 Peter 1:1 he is called the “Righteousness of our God, and Savior.” So in these passages Jesus is not being called God.
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Commentary on 1 Timothy 3.16
by John Schoenheit, Mark Graeser, and John Lynn [2 pages]
rated at 1.6 (out of 6 votes)
Although the above verse in the NIV does not support the Trinity, there are some Greek manuscripts that read, "God appeared in the flesh." This reading of some Greek manuscripts has passed into some English versions, and the King James Version is one of them. Trinitarian scholars admit, however, that these Greek texts were altered by scribes in favor of the Trinitarian position. The reading of the earliest and best manuscripts is not "God" but rather "he who." Almost all the modern versions have the verse as "the mystery of godliness is great, which was manifest in the flesh," or some close equivalent.