The typical response held dearly by people all over the world that reject the deity of/in Christ is that Jesus is not God, because he never stated those exact words anywhere. He may never have said that phrase, however, he never claimed he wasn’t God either.
There are many things people do not state and yet we know for a fact it is true. For one, humans never go around telling other humans they are humans. It’s a fact of life.
“The Jews did not understand how God could
come in flesh. They did not understand Jesus on one
occasion when He told them He was the Father (John
8:19-27). However, on many other
healed a man on the Sabbath and credited the work
to His Father, the Jews sought to kill Him—not only
because He had broken the Sabbath but because He
said God was His Father, making Himself equal with
God (John 5:17-18). Another time Jesus said
am.” The Jews immediately recognized that He
When Jesus said, “I and my Father are one,” the
Jews sought to stone Him for
10:30-33). They sought to kill Him when He said the
Father was in Him, again because He was claiming to
be the Father (John 10:38-39).
When Jesus forgave a palsied man of His sins,
the Jews thought He had blasphemed
knew that only God could forgive sin (Isaiah 43:25).
Jesus, knowing their thoughts, healed the man; there-
by showing His divine power and proving His deity
(Luke 5:20-26). The Jews were right in believing
were wrong only because they refused to believe Jesus’
It is amazing that some people today not
opponents of Jesus realized that Jesus claimed to be
God, the Father, and Jehovah, but some today