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Answers to a friend. Hebrews 5:7

Who in the days of his flesh, having offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and having been heard for his godly fear,
(Heb 5:7 RV)


"Who in the days of his flesh," - God became a man, and yet remained the Father that Jesus the man was able to call out to. How that happened is beyond me. I try to comprehend it and struggle, therefore I merely accept the concept as fact. Jesus was so remarkable, miraculous, and filled with the father's love that he must have been who he said he was. There are so many proofs that he is God and yet the compassionate Jesus who walked with man upon earth.

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
(John 1:1 RV)
 "In the days of his flesh"  - I can readily ascent to the fact that He walked this earth as a man; the God man.

"having offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him" -
Is it t…

Answers to a friends questions: part 2

In reality one could ask the question of John 1:1 and get an entire book on the subject. My friend threw out many scriptures with no definition of what the question was, merely the idea that they did not grasp them. If you look at the passages, in this case John 1: 1-5, I suppose that all you really have to do is to ask what are the common things people struggle with (myself included) when they read these.

As a side note: I have been spending a tremendous amount of time lately, looking at eschatology and what is going on in the world right now. Folks, if you are not aware Islam is your next door neighbor, and fits every description of things to come. Jesus answered his disciples, see Matthew 24, with this: Do not be deceived, and do not be afraid. He also told them a parable about a fig tree, and the evidence that it is about to bear fruit. We are seeing signs that things are about to bear fruit. Read 1 Thessalonians 5:1-9. It speaks about the thief in night, springing upon the unatte…