Daily Bible Nugget #419, John 3:13

The Nugget:

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.  

My Comment:

Discussion is continuing at the “Islam and Christianity Debate Group.”  I have challenged one Muslim participant to set forth his evidence in support of his claim that Jesus cannot be God, as Christians believe, because how could Jesus, whom God has sent, be God on earth while God has always been on His throne in Heaven?

My Answer:

Abiola Ekunnusi, when a question is raised, and two individuals (you and I) disagree, there are only a few logical options to resolve the question of who is right.  You may be right, and if so, then I am wrong.  I may be right, and if so, then you are wrong.
We cannot both be right.
When it comes to matters pertaining to the Bible and those forms of Christianity based upon the Bible, the argument which is backed by the evidence in the Bible (our only primary source of evidence about Jesus Christ) will be the correct argument.
(1) God did send His Son.  There is no “if” about that.  The Bible declares this is so.
Rom 1:4  And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead:
The absolute evidence that Jesus Christ is the Son of God is that God performed the stupendous miracle of the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
(2) The Son of God has actually been sent, as the Bible declares.
John 3:17  For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
John 4:34  Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.
John 5:23  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.
Acts 3:26  Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.
Galatians 4:4  But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,
1 John 4:9  In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.
1 John 4:10  Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation [better translated “atonement”] for our sins.
1 John 4:14  And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world.
(3) Your claim,  that then “the son come to earth to deliver the message while God remains in His throne,” demonstrates “Jesus cannot be God as you Christians claimed” is not correct according to the words of the Bible found 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.
The narrative in John chapter 3 records this claim by Jesus Christ, that while he was there speaking before them he was also as the Son of man in heaven at the very time he was then also upon this earth. This demonstrates that Jesus Christ possesses the incommunicable divine attribute of immensity.
Once  properly understood, this evidence resolves the issue of the Divinity of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Jesus Christ is God the Son.
Now I have submitted a portion of the Biblical and logical evidence that demonstrates the truth of my claim.
It may be that you have explicit counter-evidence, and if so, I will be happy to read it in specific detail.
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