Jesus as both Son of God and Son of Man, and God as Triune: A Reconciliation?

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My understanding of things can be summarized as follows. Jesus is Son of God because like Adam, He was conceived directly of God, directly of the Spirit. Yet for a season, for about thirty three years, and for those thirty three years only, Jesus was Son of Man because He was born in course of time by a woman.

There is nothing outlandish in this statement.

God makes us like Himself, but He Himself does not live on this earth. Jesus never claimed to be God, never demanded to be recognized as God while He lived on earth. But if He had remained on earth post resurrection, He would have had to demand to be recognized. An almighty and wise God knew better.

No human being living on earth can claim to be manifestation of God, for God does not live on earth. The testimony is, “As God is (in the heavens), so are we in this world (1John 4:17).”

The rationale for God as Holy Spirit is exactly the same. Since man is sinful and God is holy, in order for man to have fellowship with God, God needed to exist in form of the Holy Spirit such that His attempts at helping man be holy have zero chance of bringing any taint into His perfect holiness.

If water, which is essence of life can at the same temperature coexist as water, water vapor, and ice, how can coexistence in three different forms be impossible for the Creator of water? After all, to believe in existence of God, is to believe He created all things.

If atoms can split into two for their own benefit, is it not reasonable to believe that the Creator Himself who is Creator of atoms can split Himself into three different coexisting forms that in essence are one, into three different forms that interdependently coexist with The Father as anchor for achievement of God’s purposes on earth?

Just as Jesus lived righteously by depending on the Holy Spirit, so also we are called to live righteously by depending on the same Holy Spirit.

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Educator and Researcher, Believer in Spirituality, Life is serious business, but we all are pilgrims so I write about important stuff with empathy and ethos

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