Joh 21:17 He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
Peter recognized that Jesus “knew all things.” Peter understood that Jesus knew everything. This is the Bible doctrine of the Omniscience of Christ. My elderly friend “Uncle Frank” now many years ago used to ask the question, “Is Jesus God?” Most knew the answer and responded “Yes.” Then Uncle Frank asked a follow-up question, “Does God know everything?” Even children got that one right and answered “Yes.” Then Uncle Frank asked the question, “Did Jesus know when He was coming back?” This one was and is a much tougher question. The correct answer is “No.” Uncle Frank and I discussed this question many times. We thought then that most likely Jesus chose not to know. That may be the one thing the Father has kept as a very close secret. But that does not negate the Omniscience of our Lord Jesus Christ.
The Muslim Response to My Answer of Yesterday:
Am sorry that u had to make it long when answers should be simple, anyone who will read your answer will know you havent answered my question, but you are only trying to bring me verses from the bible that supports that jesus is god, please read the question understand then answer, am not being rude mr smith but its the truth. See the question and answer it the way it is, no need to start giving me verses which support he is god
My Response and Answers to the Rest of the Questions:
Amin Imran, please be patient. I am not finished yet. You did NOT ask ONE question. You asked several. Do you want answers or not? Are you seeking the truth or are you just playing games? What may appear to you to be a simple question may well turn out to be a complex matter when I address the issues you have raised carefully. Now I suggest, before you offer any more complaints about my answers, that you go back and read what I have posted several times until you grasp the truth of what I answered. Obviously, to be valid, my answers must be based on what the Bible teaches. So please do not criticize me for appealing to the evidence the Bible provides.
(2) Was Jesus finite and infinite at the same time? Yes.
Jesus possessed two natures at the same time. He was a human being, a man, born of the Virgin Mary. He was also divine, for in becoming a human being He did not lose His divine nature. In Christian theology, this is called the doctrine of the Incarnation.
The human nature of Christ was in some sense finite. The divine nature of Christ was of course infinite. Both natures are evident in the Gospel account as given in John 3:13,
John 3:13 And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.
In His human nature Jesus at the time He spoke these words in John 3:13 was on this earth. Jesus claimed while He was speaking here on earth that He IS in heaven at the same time, which reflects the fact of His divine and infinite nature.
(3) Was He fallible and infallible at the same time? NO. Jesus was NEVER fallible. He was always infallible. Jesus never sinned. Jesus never made a mistake.
John 8:46 Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?
(4) “So he felt hungry and not hungry at the same time because GOD doesn’t eat or feel hungry.”
This is not a question but an assertion on your part. Your assertion is misguided and mistaken.
Was Jesus truly human? Yes. As a human did Jesus feel hunger? Yes. The Bible teaches that Jesus was tested in all points just like we are but he passed the test and did not sin.
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.
In His divine nature, Jesus could not suffer hunger. That Jesus always possessed a divine nature is taught throughout the whole Bible. I already furnished you PROOF of the Deity of Christ as taught by the New Testament, taught directly and indirectly, in my answer to the first part of your question above.
(5) “Did he know everything at the same time he didn’t know everything?”
Jesus was fully omniscient.
John 21:17 He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
Notice that Peter acknowledged the omniscience of Jesus Christ when He said, “Lord, thou knowest all things.”
I already gave you proof of the omniscience of Christ in my first answer to your first question as evidence of the deity of Christ. Other Bible verses which show the omniscience of Christ include John 2:24, 25; John 11:14 (Jesus knew Lazarus was dead before anyone brought Him word of the death of Lazarus, and days before He got there with His disciples); Matthew 9:4 (Jesus knew their thoughts); Matthew 11:21 (Jesus asserted He knew how the historical outcome of a long-past event would have turned out differently had those people heard His word and seen His miracles); Matthew 17:24-27 (Jesus knew what had been discussed before Peter arrived and knew where to find the required money to pay the tax He and Peter owed–in the mouth of a fish Jesus knew would come along and bite Peter’s fish hook and give up a coin of the right value to pay the tax).
One thing Jesus stated He did not know, and that was the exact time when He would return. The best explanation I have learned is that Jesus did not know this fact because the Father determined not to share this information with anyone else, even the angels. This does not negate all the other evidence we are given in the Bible that demonstrates the omniscience of Christ.
(6) “Did he worship to God at the same time be worshiped?”
This question takes us back to the issue of the two natures of Christ, His divine nature, and His human nature.
In His human nature while on earth our Lord Jesus Christ prayed to the Father as “my Father,” and referred to God as “my God.” He offered thanks in prayer to God. Jesus as man worshipped His Father, Who is God.
But while He was here on earth “in the flesh” in human form, He also continued to possess His divine nature. I see no problem or contradiction in that fact of Scripture.
It is also true that while Jesus was here on earth as a human being, a man, He received worship.
Mat 14:33 Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God.
23 That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.