The Two Natures of Jesus

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The Two Natures of Jesus
Angelia Pillow
Bethel University
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This paper is a discussion of the dual natures of Jesus Christ. This human nature did not take away from his divine nature; they were together in one person, Jesus Christ
The Two Natures of Jesus
The Chalcedonean Creed states the following: That Jesus has two natures; he is God and man. Each nature is full and complete; he is fully God and fully man. Each nature remains distinct. Christ is only one person. Things that are true of only one nature are nonetheless true of the Person of Christ. To prove the duality of Jesus Christ would not be a simple task. It would be something that would take years just to come up with enough evidence just to prove whatever point you wished to fight for. Many people cannot even imagine much less truly understand how Jesus Christ was both God and Human in one body.
Hypostatic Union is used to describe how Christ took human form and nature and still remained God at the same time; this divine form in a human form. He was one person with two natures; the divine nature and the human nature. These two natures do not separate from one another and they do not mix
We can use the Bible to show many things about Jesus. We can see both his divinity and his humanity. Paul stated that “God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself” (2 Cor. 5:19). Because of this Christians all over the world do not have any problems proclaiming Jesus as Lord and Savior (1 Cor. 12:3). They also do not have any issue when it comes to the Holy Spirit working through Jesus (2 Cor. 3: 17-18). Many Christians also pray to God through Jesus Christ (Rom. 16:27). All Christians believe that Jesus was God’s son, “born of a woman, born under the law” (Gal. 4:4); this is also found in the Nicene Creed (Johnson, 2008). He was conceived through the Holy Spirit (Luke 1:35) and yet…...

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