John 1, and the Word was with God

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John 1, and the Word was with God

Postby Christian2 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:48 am

John 1:

In the beginning was the Word,
and the Word was with God,
and the Word was God.

What does it mean to say that the Word was WITH God?

Thanks.

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Re: John 1, and the Word was with God

Postby RickD » Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:04 am

Christian2 wrote:John 1:

In the beginning was the Word,
and the Word was with God,
and the Word was God.

What does it mean to say that the Word was WITH God?

Thanks.

It simply means that the Word is distinct from God the Father, and God The Holy Spirit.

Theos can refer to God the Father, God The Son, or God The Holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 1:9
9 God is faithful, through whom you were called into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Re: John 1, and the Word was with God

Postby Christian2 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:32 am

RickD wrote:
Christian2 wrote:John 1:

In the beginning was the Word,
and the Word was with God,
and the Word was God.

What does it mean to say that the Word was WITH God?

Thanks.

It simply means that the Word is distinct from God the Father, and God The Holy Spirit.

Theos can refer to God the Father, God The Son, or God The Holy Spirit.


Thank you.


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