A Verse In John 8 You Don’t Want To Miss

Continued from Part 6

John’s Jesus states:  “Even in your Law it has been written, that the testimony of two men is true [i.e., valid or admissible; see Deuteronomy 17:6, 19:15].  I am he who bears witness of myself, and the Father who sent me bears witness of me” (John 8:17-18).  Does this passage show Jesus and God to be ontologically one?  If Jesus and “the Father” were not two distinct entities how could they be considered two witnesses?  If Jesus and God are one than there would in reality only be one witness.  This statement also goes against the Torah’s precepts.  According to the Torah, the two witnesses do not include the testimony of the person being judged.

Isaiah 53, Micah 7 and Isaiah 62

By Rabbi Yisroel Blumenthal Isaiah 53 (52:13 – 53:12) describes the servant of the Lord who shocks the world with his unexpected exaltation. The prophet presents us with the shocked words of the onlookers as they express their astonishment. From these words we learn that the onlookers were intimately familiar with the servant long before [Read More]