Eric.Lyons.The.Only.True.God

Apologetics Press: New Bible Reflections seems to think that there three true gods or three-in one.  Only recently have once-faithful Churches of Christ slide into the prophesied revival of the Babylon Mother of Harlots. Her fruitish priests are any religious craftsmen, speakers, singers, instrument players.

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by  Eric Lyons, M.Min.
Eric Lyons: The Bible is full of scriptures that, when quoted without any consideration of the immediate and remote contexts, a person can misuse in all sorts of ways. As proof that we do not have to work to provide for our family’s material needs, some may quote Jesus’ statement,

That's true: the very recent denial that the Man Jesus Whom God anointed as CHRIST came in the FLESH uses isolated proof texts apparently unable to read context. Personal opinions or church creeds silence the Word or Regulative Principle.

“Do not labor for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to everlasting life” (John 6:27).

BACK UP AND HONOR CONTEXT:

John 5:26 For as the Father HATH LIFE IN HIMSELF
        so HATH he GIVEN to the Son TO HAVE LIFE in himself;
John 5:27 And HATH GIVEN him authority to EXECUTE judgment also,
        BECAUSE he is the SON OF MAN

It is not possible for a Christian, Disciple or Student of Christ to understand Jesus saying that the WORD as God's Regulative and Creating power is the only Manna.  And yet, close to no one obeys the pattern to PREACH the Word by READING the Word in the weekly School of Christ.
John 6:62 What and if ye shall see the SON OF MAN ascend up where he was before?
John 6:63 It is the SPIRIT that quickeneth;  [Gives Life]
        the flesh profiteth nothing:
        the WORDS that I speak unto you,
        they are
SPIRIT, and they are LIFE.

I know people who SEE "Son of Man" and SEE "the one true God." Jesus said that God HIDES from the Wise or Sophists: those who speak their own words, sing or play instruments or anything beyond READ or SPEAK that which is written for our learning..

Eric Lyons: Consider another proof text from the Gospel of John regarding the nature of Christ. Some (e.g., Jehovah’s Witnesses) contend that Jesus was not deity since, on one occasion, He prayed to the Father: “And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent” (John 17:3;

Before looking at John 17: Rather than predjuice the readers it will help to just obey the command and "teach that which has been taught" with no human opinions.

Moses said that Messiah would be ANOTHER PROPHET LIKE ME from "among his brethren.. Jesus called those who claimed that "He makes Himself God" are blasphemers.

God IMAGED or FORMA Christ as a singular MAN.  This is to refute the always pagan father, mother (spirit) and son.  

Jesus of Nazareth was the Seed of David IN THE FLESH. He was first defined as the Son of. God when He was SANCTIFIED and SENT at His Baptism.


Jesus in His STATE of Holy Spirit is not ignorant, as loudly declared: He didn't REALLY mean to say "Because He IS God."

Paul wants BOTH male and female to be silent so that the assembly "might be SAFE and come to a knowledge of the Truth" or the WORD which is the One-Piece pattern.  Women and effeminate males who could engage in wrath or ORGY of what Paul called "madness" believed and SOLD the idea that. THEY were the Authoritative Teacher or MEDIATOR in Song and Sermon.  If you feel the need to make the Word intelligible then you will not be able to confess that:

1Tim. 2:5 For there is ONE GOD
        and ONE MEDIATOR between God a
nd men,
        the MAN Christ Jesus;

John 17:1These words spake Jesus,
        and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said,
        FATHER, the hour is come;
        glorify thy SON, THAT thy Son also may glorify thee:

The ONE Eternal God gave Jesus of Nazareth, the son of man and therefore MAN. The SEED of David means the SPERM: God can preserve or simply SPEAK the WORD which is the SEED of the Kingdom.

John 17:1 These words spake Jesus,
        and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father,
        the hour is come;

God gave Jesus, to fulfill prophecy and His will, the power of EVERLASTING or ETERNAL life.  That is BECAUSE Jesus was NOT God but the Son of MAN.

John 17:2 As THOU hast given HIM power over all flesh,
         that he should GIVE ETERNAL LIFE
         to as MANY as thou hast GIVEN HIM

Jesus was sent for Lost Spirits: the Elect was a small Remnant of Israel and Gentiles whom He would CALL. Those who Believeth Not will be damned because they are OF the World for which Jesus wouldn't pray.

John 17:3 And this is life eternal,
        that they might know thee
        the only TRUE God,
        AND Jesus Christ,
        whom thou hast sent.

Jesus the MAN was sanctified and SENT when He was 30 years years old andd was BAPTIZED.

Eric Lyons: "Allegedly, by calling the Father, “the only true God,” Jesus excluded Himself from being deity.

Such an interpretation of John 17:3, however, contradicts numerous other passages within John’s gospel account.

It may be IMPOSSIBLE for those OF the World and promote "kingdoms that come with observation meaning Religious observations beyond School of Christ" to read the CONTEXT which has settle the issue.

From beginning to end, John bore witness to the deity of Christ.

No, from beginning to the end in John 1:1, John denied that Jesus was GOD.  The Word is the Logos or what God SPEAKS to include and exclude the one-piece pattern for the Assembly of Christ.  The Word which means w.o.r.d.s. was made visible and audible when Jesus or anyone SPEAKS the Word.


Some of the evidence from the Gospel of John includes the following:

Eric Lyons: Two verses later the reader learns that “[a]ll things came into being by Him [the Word], and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being” (John 1:3, NASB).
John 1:3 All things were made [ginomai, fulfilled] by him;
        and without him was not any thing made that was made.

This is not the WORLD which was destroyed by water. This alerts us to the fact that Genesis is not speaking of MATERIAL thins but the World, Kosmos, the Ecumenical or the kingdom of the Devil.


2Pet. 3:5 For this they willingly are ignorant of,
        that by the WORD of God the heavens were of old,
        and the earth standing out of the water and in the water:
2Pet. 3:6 Whereby the WORLD that then was,
        being overflowed with water, perished:
2Pet. 3:7 But the heavens and the earth,
        which are now, by the same WORD are kept in store,
        reserved unto fire
        against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.

This last day or Aion age is not to save everyone and make them layers by in stores but, the Locusts or Muses job is to driven the tiny flock into Safe Houses while God collects all of the Spirits who had ONCE destroyed the world. They are SORCERERS including singers and instrument players or any speaker who "goes beyond that which is wwritten.

John 5:26 For as the Father HATH LIFE IN HIMSELF
        so HATH he GIVEN to the Son TO HAVE LIFE in himself;
John 5:27 And HATH GIVEN him authority to EXECUTE judgment also,
        BECAUSE he is the SON OF MAN


Tertullian an inventor of trias c. ad 206: But, first, I shall discuss His essential nature, and so the nature of His birth will be understood. We have already asserted that

God made the world, and all which it contains,
         by His Word, and Reason, and Power.

 It is abundantly plain that your philosophers, too,
 regard the
Logos-that is, the Word and Reason-
         as the
Creator of the universe.

And we, in like manner, hold that the Word, and Reason, and Power,
by which we have said God made all,
have SPIRIT as their proper and essential    
substratum
, in which
       the
Word has in being to give forth UTTERENCES,
.......and REASON abides to dispose and arrange,
 
......and POWER is over all to execute.

We have been taught that

He
(reason) proceeds forth from God,
and
in that PROCESSION He is GENERATED;
     
so that He is the SON of God,
     
and is called God from unity of substance with God.
For God, too, is a
Spirit.

Even when the RAY is shot from the sun,
..........it is still part of the parent mass; the sun will still be in the
          ray, because it is a ray of the sun-
..........there is no division of substance,
          but
merely an extension.

Thus Christ is Spirit OF Spirit, and God OF God, as light OF light is kindled. [Jesus: My WORDS are SPIRIT and LIFE

The material matrix remains
entire and unimpaired,
though you DERIVE from it
any number of shoots possessed of its qualities;

so, too, that which has come forth out of God
is at once God and the Son of God
, and the two are one. In this way also, as He is Spirit of Spirit and God of God,

He [SPIRIT] is made a second in manner of existence-in position, not in nature; and He did not withdraw from the original source,
           but went forth.
This ray of God, then, as it was always foretold in ancient times, descending into a certain virgin, and made FLESH in her womb,
..........is in His birth God and man united.
Campbell, Thomax, Trinity The relationship of Word to God was the same as the relationship of a word to a thought.

And so this is the most common understanding among the church fathers. The the word is the SON of the speaker as FATHER then there is ot problem trying to sort out how a LITERAL son of god could be equal with the Father or of the same age.

1st. A WORD is a sign or representative of a thought or an idea
and is the idea in an
audible or visible form.
It is the exact image of that invisible thought 
which is a perfect
secret to all the world until it is expressed.

2d. All men think or form ideas by means of words or images; so that no man can think without words or symbols of some sort.

3d. Hence it follows that the word and the idea which it represents, 
        are
co-etaneous, or of the same age or antiquity.
.......
.
It is true the word may not be uttered or born 
        for years or ages after the idea exists,
........but still the word is just as old as the idea.

4th. The idea and the word are nevertheless distinct from each other, though the relation between them is the nearest known on earth.
........An idea cannot exist without a word
        nor a word without an idea.

5th. He that is acquainted with the WORD, is acquainted with the
IDEA
        for the idea is
wholly in the word.

By putting together the above remarks on the term word, 
we have a full view of what John intended to communicate.

As a word is an exact IMAGE of an IDEA,
so is "The WORD" an exact image of the invisible God.

As a WORD cannot exist without an idea, nor an idea without a word,
        so
God never was without "The Word," 
        nor "The Word" without God;

or as a word is of equal age, or co-etaneous with its idea,
        so "
The Word" and God are co-eternal.

And as an idea does not create its word nor a word its idea; so God did not create "The Word," nor the "Word" God.

    1870. derek, deh´-rek; from 1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb:—along, away, because of, + by, conversation, custom, (east-)ward, journey, manner, passenger, through, toward, (high-) (path-)way(-side), whither(-soever).

1834. exegeomai, ex-ayg-eh´-om-ahee; from 1537 and 2233; to consider out (aloud), i.e. rehearse, unfold: — declare, tell.

John 5:26 For as the Father HATH LIFE IN HIMSELF
        so hath he GIVEN to the Son to have life in himself
John 5:27 And HATH GIVEN him authority to execute judgment also,
        BECAUSE he is the SON OF MAN


Heb. 4:14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest,
       that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, 
       let us hold fast our profession.
Heb. 4:15 For we have not an high priest
        which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities;
        but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.

1Tim. 2:5 For there is
ONE GOD
        and one mediator between God and men,
        the MAN Christ Jesus;
hodopoi-ētikos , ē, on,
A.finding a way, practical, Zeno Stoic. 1.20 ; “methodos estin hexis ho. meta logouPhlp.in Ph.6.28, Eustr.in EN7.13 ; epistēmē, e.g. iatrikē, Phlp. in Cat.141.21.

SIZE of the Little Flock
mikros
, petty, trivial, slight, of persons, of small accountArist.Ph.197a30; but to para mikros sōzesthai to be only just saved, Id.Rh.1371b11,

Opposite megas 2. generally, vast, high, ouranos, oros, purgos (theōn b. ho m., of Zeus [Father or KAIROS, demon son], Pi.O. 7.34) 3. of sounds, great, loud, Opposite. “oligos  opp. mikros  Mētēr m., of Cybele, “Mētēr theōn m.
mega eipein
  to speak big, and so provoke divine wrath,

Polus  Number, many, Intensity, much, mighty,  p. humenaios a loud song, if she flow with full stream, the many, i.e. the greater number

cithari-zo , a-re, v n., = kitharizô, to play on or strike the cithara, Nep. Epam. 2, 1; Vulg. Apoc. 14, 2.

Alalētos alalē  II.a loud noise, aulōn  Alala (halal) war cry, make dumb

Pind. O. 7 That man is prosperous, who is encompassed by good reports. Grace, which causes life to flourish, looks with favor now on one man, now on another, with both the sweet-singing lyre and the full-voiced notes of flutes. And now, with the music of flute and lyre alike I have come to land with Diagoras, singing the sea-child of Aphrodite and bride of Helios

The triple-godesses as "trinity" included the three Graces: they were blue-eyed blond prostitute singers.

THAT WAY
HODOS


2.a way of doing, speaking, etc., têsd'aph'hodoudizêsios Parm.1.33 , cf. 8.18 ; triphasiasallasho. logônways of telling the story, Hdt.1.95, cf. 2.20,22 ; but triphasiasho. trepetai turns into three forms,Id.6.119 ; adikonho. ienaiTh.3.64 ; ho. hêntin'iôn by what course of action,Ar.Pl.506, cf. Nu.75 ; ênechomenho. logônId.Pax733 ; mialeipetai . . ho. Pl.Smp.184b .

3
.  method, system, hodōmethodically, systematically ,Pl.R.533b, Stoic.2.39, etc. ; so “kath' hodonPl.R.435a ; “tēn dia tou stoikheiou ho. ekhōn egraphenId.Tht.208b (cf. “diexodon208a). 4.  of the Christian Faith and its followers, Act.Ap.9.2, 22.4, 24.14.


4.
of the Christian Faith and its followers, Act.Ap.9.2, 22.4, 24.14. (Root sed- 'go', in Skt. sad-, ā-sad- 'come to', 'reach', OSlav. choditi 'go'.)

Plat. Theaet. 208b Socrates Yes, but with his opinion he has rational explanation; for he wrote with the method in terms of letters in his mind, and we agreed that that was rational explanation.

There is, then, my friend, a combination of right opinion with rational [logon] explanation, which cannot as yet properly be called knowledge?

THE ONLY PURPOSE
Method-os , , (meta, hodos)  Pattern II. pursuit of knowledge, investigation, Pl.Sph.218d, 235c, al.; m. poieisthai to pursue one's inquiry, ib.243d; “en prōtē m.Arist.Pol.1289a26: hence, treatise, Dam.Pr.451.
2. mode of prosecuting such inquiry, method, system, Pl.Phdr.270c, Arist.EN1129a6, Pol.1252a18, etc.; “ dialektikē m.Pl.R.533c,

THE ONLY ONES INVITED OR ALLOWED TO ATTEND THE SECT OF THE WAY OUTSIDE THE ECUMENICAL

Matt. 11:28 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Matt. 11:29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart:and ye shall find rest unto your souls

Luke 9:26 For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my WORDS,
        of him shall the Son of man be ashamed,
        when he shall come in his own glory,
        and in his Father’s, and of the holy angels.

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With the exception of a tiny fraction of "churches"--which I don't know of--the prophesied c. AD 2000 assault against God and Scriipture has replaced the SKHOLE or SYNAGOGUE with "Worship Centers" with -- they think -- are professional grade musical and theatrical performers.  Rubel Shelly along with the locals said it most vocally that the only purpose of "church" is to WORSHIP or a pagan-like "naval" to funnel up PRAISE.

Ana-pausis  A.repose, rest, relaxation
REST FROM: ALL forms of music which upset the rest and which is for sale

REST FROM: ka^koō , A.maltreat, distress, in Hom. always of persons physically, injure, paralyse, “tas arkhas tōn neurōn

REST FROM: Leitourg-ia  III. public service of the gods, “hai pros tous theous l.Arist.Pol.1330a13; “hai tōn theōn therapeiai kai l.D.S.1.21,  A.D.), etc.; the service or ministry of priests, LXX Nu.8.25, Ev.Luc.1.23.
THE SINGLE PURPOSE FOR THE ASSEMBLY of DISCIPLES-STUDENTS
skholē , skholēn agein to be at leisure, enjoy ease, keep quiet, amphi heauton for one's own business, a work for leisure, i.e. requiring attention, 2. a group to whom lectures were given, school, esp. of students, study, attend lectures, devote oneself to a master,

Sabbath never meant "day of worship" but REST. That was the time when teacher and disciples had a REST day and they could REST, READ, and REHEARSE or memorize THE WORD.

Dem.44, Plu.Per.35, Alex.7, etc.; s. ekhein to keep a school, Arr.Epict. 3.21.11; skholēs hēgeisthai to be master of it,  , 
3. Lat. schola, = skholastērion,
THE METHOD IS DIALOG: NOT PREACHING OPPOSITE LECTIO-DIVINA

dialegō , A.pick out, hold converse with, c. dat. pers., “moi tauta philos dielexato thumosIl.11.407   write in prose, opp.poiein,

in Philosophy, practise dialectic, elicit conclusions by discussion,ouk erizein alla d.Pl.R.454a, cf. 511c, Tht.167e, etc.  discourse, reasoning  write in prose, opp.poiein, what you
2. create, bring into existence, compose, write, p. dithurambon, epea, Hdt.1.23, 4.14; “p. theogoniēn HellēsiId.2.53; p. Phaidran, Saturous, Ar.Th.153, 157; p. kōmōdian, tragōdian, etc., Pl.Smp.223d; “palinōdian

The synagogue is connected to syllogism: the ekklesia are collected to READ or HEAR the WORD (only) and come to a collected or conclusion.

Christian Lectio contrary to the Lectio-Divina of the Feminists ruling over the effeminate training doctors of the law to take away the key to knowledge. it is called witchcraft or sorcery.

lectĭo , ōnis, f. lego. I. A gathering, collecting.
A. In gen. (post-Aug. and rare): “lectio lapidum,Col. 2, 2, 12: “florum,Arn. 5, 173.—*
B. In partic., a picking out, selecting: “judicum,Cic. Phil. 5, 6, 16. —
II. A reading, perusal; a reading out, reading aloud.
that which is read, reading, text, “juris lectiones,passages of the laws

BURN NOTICE:

John 7:18 He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory:
        but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true,
        and no unrighteousness is in him.
John 8:50 And I seek not mine own glory: there is one that seeketh and judgeth
.
 

UNUM 1. Adverbial expressions.
a. Ad unum, all together, unanimously, to a man, without exception:
b. In unum, into one, to one place, together:
2. Of that which is common to several persons or things, one and the same.
with one voice, all together, unanimously:
, “unius modi,id. Univ. 7.—Esp., uno ore, with one voice, all together, unanimously:

H5945. elyown, el-yone´; from 5927 [ALAH]; an elevation, i.e. (adj.) lofty (compar.); as title, the Supreme:—(Most, on) high(-er, -est), upper(-most).

John is recording the events He understood several decades later and BECAUSE of the Synagogue of Satan which claimed that Jesus was NOT a man but was GOD.  They still refuse to believe that Jesus was a man.  Others wrote to correct the false doctrine.

John 20:17 Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father:
        but go to my brethren, and say unto them,
        I ascend unto MY Father, and your Father; and to
MY God, and YOUR God.

John 20:21 Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you:
        as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.
John 20:22 And when he had said this,
        he BREATHED on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy SPIRIT:
John 20:23 Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them;
        and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.
John 20:24 But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus,
        was not with them when Jesus came.

Thomas was not OF FAITH and was never given this promise of HIS SPIRIT which produces WORDS of TRUTH.

John 20:24 But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came.
John 20:25 The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them,
        Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails,
        and put my finger into the print of the nails,
        and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe.
John 20:26 ¶ And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them: then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you.
John 20:27 Then saith he to Thomas,
        Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: a
        nd be not faithless, but believing.
John 20:28 And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

Thomas was rebuked and not declared blessed.

John 20:29 Jesus saith unto him, Thomas,
        because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed:
        BLESSED are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

God or Lord names are always generic. The One True God is defined by HIS actions.

John 20:30 And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book:
Eric Lyons: Thus, by refusing to answer Thomas, Jesus was claiming to be God.

JOHN CONTRADICTED THOMAS.  Jesus is not there to tell us what He thought.

John 20:31 But these are written,
        that ye might believe that
        the Son of God;
        and that believing ye might have life through his name.

Eric Lyons: Furthermore, if Jesus’ reference to the Father being “the only true God” somehow excludes Jesus from being deity, then (to be consistent) Jesus also must be disqualified from being man’s Savior. Jehovah said: “Besides me there is no savior” (Isaiah 43:11; cf. Hosea 13:4; Jude 25).

That was a long time before Jesus was ordained TO BE Messiah and Saviour of His Lambs whom the Father had given to him. These were lost spirits, pilgrims and sojourners IN the World but not OF THE WORLD, the Ecumenical or the kingdom of the Devil FIGHTING the kingdom of Christ which does not come with observation meaning RELIGIOUS OBSERVATIONS performed by a clergy.

Jesus was ordained by God to be the Saviour of the Body or Church which did not exist when the Prophets wrote.

Acts 13:23 Of this man’s seed hath God according to his promise
        raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus:

Eph. 5:23 For the husband is the head of the wife,
        even as Christ is the head of the church:
        and he is the saviour of the body.

 God still has the power to forgive sins.

Phil. 3:20 For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:
1Tim. 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope;


Eric Lyons:  Yet, Paul and Peter referred to Jesus as our “Savior” several times in their inspired writings (Ephesians 5:23; Philippians 3:20; 2 Timothy 1:10; 2 Peter 1:1,11; 2:20; etc.). Also, if Jesus is excluded from Godhood (based on a misinterpretation of John 17:3), then, pray tell, must God the Father be excluded from being man’s Lord? T


To the church at Ephesus, Paul wrote that there is “one Lord” (4:4, emp. added),

Eph. 4:3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Eph. 4:4 There is one BODY, and one SPIRIT, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;
Eph. 4:5 One LORD, [Kurios] one faith, one baptism,
Eph. 4:6 One GOD [Theos] and
        Father of
ALL,
        who is above
ALL,
        and through
ALL,
        and in you
ALL.

Matt. 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said,
         I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth,
        because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent,
        and hast revealed them unto babes.

Wise or Sophists are speakers, singers or instrument players.

Luke 23:46 And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice,
        he said, Father, into thy hands I commend MY spirit:
        and having said thus, he gave up the Spirit.

Eccl. 12:7 Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was:
        and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it

After the first account of "creation" ELOHIM or gods gives way to LORD-GOD.  Jesus is also LORD of His kingdom the Church.

Eric Lyons:  Obviously, when the Bible reveals that there is only one God, one Savior, one Lord, one Creator (Isaiah 44:24; John 1:3), etc., reason and revelation demand that we understand the inspired writers
        to be excluding everyone and everything—
        other than the members of the Godhead.

This is what all preachers with no role and no dole SEE

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Col. 2:10 And ye are complete in HIM, which is THE HEAD of all principality and power:

Theotēs , ētos, , A  divinity, divine nature, Ep.Col.2.9, Plu.2.359d, Luc. Icar.9, etc.; dia theotēta for religious reasons
theiotēs , ētos, ,
A. divine nature, divinity, LXX Wi.18.9 ,Ep.Rom.1.20 
2. f.l.for hosiotēs, Isoc.11.26, Plu.2.857a, and so prob. in Id.Sull.6.
Hosiotes has the same meaning which is:
Hosi-otēs  A. disposition to observe divine law, piety, Pl.Prt.329c, Euthphr.14d sq., X.Cyr.6.1.47, SIG654B10 (Delph., ii B. C.), etc.; pros theōn ho. piety towards them, Plu.Alc.34 ;pros tous theous Id.2.359f; also, like Lat. pietas, pros goneis ho.D.S.7.4 ; “pros tēn tekousanId.31.27.
Peter makes the same statement but we are not another God person.

2Pet. 1:4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises:
        that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature,
        having escaped the corruption that is in the WORLD  through lust.

The WORLD Jesus created is spiritual and not the 2 trillion galaxies.

WHAT IS DIVINITY?

Colossians 2:9 [9] quia in ipso inhabitat omnis plenitudo divinitatis corporaliter
dīvīnĭtas , ātis, f. id.,I.  Godhead, divinity.
B  Divine quality, divine nature, excellence; of the orator, Cic. de Or. 2, 20, 86 (opp. humanitas); 2, 74; 89; id. Or. 19, 62: “(memoriae),Quint. 11, 2, 7; Vulg. Rom. 1, 20.—In plur.: “divinitates splendoresque astrorum,Vitr. 9, 1 med.

dīvīnus  I. of or belonging to a deity, divine divina studia colere  divina facta, i. e., religious exercise, divine worship, sacrifice, etc

2. The divine, that which comes FROM God, nihil est divino divinius, Sen. Ep. 66, 11.—
3. That which is under the sanction of a god; a. By divine inspiration, prophetically: “plura divine praesensa et praedicta reperiri
Divine stŭdĭum , I.a busying one's self about or application to a thing; assiduity, zeal, eagerness, fondness, inclination, desire, exertion, endeavor, study:
(b). A place for study, a study, school (late Lat.): “philosophum (se egit) in omnibus studiis, templis, locis,Capitol. M. Aurel. 26; Cod. Th. 14, 9, 3.

Eric Lyons:  As former Jehovah’s Witness David Reed explained: “Jesus’ being called our ‘only’ Lord does not rule out the Lordship of the Father and the Holy Spirit, and the Father’s being called the ‘only’ true God does not exclude the Son and the Holy Spirit from deity” (1986, p. 82).

The Holy Spirit is the Spirit OF God or the Spirit OF Christ. OF is a preposition and Spirit is never a PEOPLE but the BREATH which transmits the Mental Disposition of God or Man usually in the form of WORDS.

Lord
in Greek is Kurios does not define The Old Testament Lord (yhwh) the only true god (elohim).  It is not possible to be a Lost-Lamb-found without Peter's confession that Jesus is the Christ or God-Anointed the SON of the only LIVING God..

John 5:26 For as the Father HATH LIFE IN HIMSELF
        so HATH he GIVEN to the Son to have life in himself;
John 5:27 And HATH GIVEN him authority to EXECUTE judgment also,
        BECAUSE he is the SON OF MAN

Jesus in His STATE of Holy Spirit is not ignorant as loudly declared: He didn't REALLY mean to say "Because He IS God."

1Tim. 2:5 For there is ONE GOD
        and ONE MEDIATOR between God and men,
        the MAN Christ Jesus;

Heb. 4:14 Seeing then that we have a great HIGH PRIEST
       that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the SON of God, 
       let us hold fast OUR PROFESSION.

Heb. 4:15 For we have not an high
PRIEST
        which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities;
        but WAS in all points
TEMPTED like as WE are, yet without sin.

James 1:13  Let no man say when he is tempted,
        I am tempted of God:
        for God cannot be tempted with evil,
        neither tempteth he any man:


James 1:18 Of HIS own will BEGAT
        he us with the WORD of truth, 
        that WE should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.



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