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19 Aug 2020

Jonathan Pick

Athanasius

 

Life: A Defender of Truth

DISCUSSION QUESTION

 

How would it look for us to be defenders of truth in our day?

DISCUSSION QUESTION

 

How would it look for us to be defenders of truth in our day?

 

Council of Nicaea  5 Exiles Council of Constantinople

(AD 325) (AD 381)

 

 

Doctrine: The Deity of Christ

 

It’s true that Jesus is God

 

-He’s eternal like the Father

DISCUSSION QUESTION

 

What could you say to defend the deity of Jesus?

 

DISCUSSION QUESTION

 

What could you say to defend the deity of Jesus?

 

before Abraham was, I am.’

(John 8:58)

 

 

 

-He’s one with the Father

 

‘I and the Father are one.’

(John 10:30)

 

 

 

It’s vital that Jesus is God

 

‘None other could create anew the likeness of God’s image for men, except the Image of the Father.’

(On the Incarnation, Athanasius)

 

 

DISCUSSION QUESTION

 

Why is the deity of the Son
so crucial for having fellowship with the Father?

 

DISCUSSION QUESTION

 

Why is the deity of the Son
so crucial for having fellowship with the Father?

 

The Father

 

The Son (exists as the Image of God the Father)

 

Christians (remade in the Image of God the Son)

 

 

 

‘No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father's side, he has made him known.’

(John 1:18)