If Jesus was good, then he is God

If Jesus was good, then he is God

If Jesus was good, then he is God

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What made Jesus “good,” and just because He was good, does that mean He’s God? See how Frank answers those questions in this clip from our online course, ‘Jesus vs. the Culture.’ To watch the entire DVD teaching series go to: https://bit.ly/3dKwZYz or take the self-paced online course here: https://bit.ly/3CjnLwJ

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27 thoughts on “If Jesus was good, then he is God

  1. Cross Examined

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    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  2. Daniel Anthony

    I don't think people of today realize just how radically different Jesus was 2000 years ago and even to this day
    Many of his teachings have been absorbed by Western Civilization without us even knowing

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  3. Outback Atheism

    So by Jesus standards he was good. And by my standards I'm good. See how that's circular reasoning? In order to say that Jesus was good, you have to adopt the Christian moral standard. In the same way, Mohammad the Prophet was good by the Islamic moral standard.

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  4. Stephen Randell

    Jesus said "do unto others as you would do unto them" ๐Ÿ™ amen

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  5. Andrew Wright

    Nonesense claim Turek

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  6. SIZEMORE

    A good god would never admit he was one. ๐Ÿ‘Œ

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  7. crem004

    The premise at one point was made is true, โ€œgood people donโ€™t claim to be God.โ€ You should have stopped there and confess that Jesus was not God nor ever claimed to be. Rather, he confessed โ€œWhy do you call me good? Nobody is good except one, God.โ€ Luke 18:18

    Was Jesus good? Yes. But also the Bible calls many people good. Jesusโ€™ point was that only God is good and anyone who else is good is because of God. Jesus was pointing to God for is own goodness. Everything Jesus had was from God and not from himself.

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  8. Ahad

    People are not God.

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  9. Dave Naicker

    Powerful. Hope my muslim brothers watched this.

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  10. MightyFerg1

    Just one little item… humility and confidence aren't opposites.

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  11. Tog Borne

    HEY MAN!!! This doesnโ€™t make sense.

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  12. Robert Douglas

    The New Testament is not consistent when it comes to Jesus saying to love God. "โ€œDon't be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot touch your soul. Fear only God, who can destroy both soul and body in hell."

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  13. Justin Gary

    ATHEISM AIN'T GOT NOTHING NEW OR BETTER TO OFFER THAN THE VERY RELIGIOUS BELIEFS THEY'RE CRITICAL OF SO IT'S HYPOCRISY AT IT'S FINEST ๐Ÿ˜‚. Hello this is for all you Atheists, unbelievers and skeptics. I'm going to address a few misconceptions and lies about God's Character and His Word. The Bible doesn't support chattel slavery or anything else Immoral. Ok so Atheists and unbelievers say God is either Immoral, incompetent or not responsible so let's see what The Scriptures actually say. God revealed himself and created a nation in a real, historical context. It was a world with a slave-based economy, with city states often at war with each other, with polygamous marriages to ensure the continuation of family lines. The laws of the Old Testament regulate this behaviour. Slaves are to be treated humanely (Exodus 21:11). They are given rights and not seen as mere possessions. Hebrew slaves were able to buy their own freedom. Human trafficking is condemned (Exodus 21:16). In contrast to the law code of Babylon, Old Testament Israel was a light to the nations. The Old Testament law and narratives do not stand alone. Jesus is now the best example of what we read. So the moral teaching of the Bible cannot be summarised by a quote taken out of context from the Old Testament to demonize God and His Word. Slavery was permitted in Old Testament law but it was regulated by God giving the Israelites instructions on how to fairly and humanely treat their slaves (it was like indentured servitude where someone could work for you if they owed debts or needed income not cruel like chattel slavery). God allowed the people of Israel to own slaves since they themselves has already experienced over 400 years of generations of Egyptian slavery and knew how inhumane it was to be beaten, overworked and taxed so God set them apart from other nations and cultures around them by giving them a fair way to treat their slaves since slavery had already existed in the world but it doesn't mean God condoned it just used it for His Will to bring Good And in the light of the whole scriptural teaching, we find the reasons for its ultimate abolition (Ephesians 6:9; Colossians 4:1-3; Philemon 15-16ย and Galatians 3:28). The Word of God provided the moral standard against slavery in the Roman Empire and against the slave trade in the New World.
    But what of genocide or holy war in the book of Joshua? Several things could be pointed out. The use of warfare in the ancient world did not always mean literal total destruction, even when events are described in such terms. Furthermore, the book of Joshua does not describe a genocide. It is not a race who are being wiped out, as in genocide, but a religious practice which was often appalling and degrading. Those who repent (like Rahab from Jericho or Ruth) are not destroyed but become part of Israel. It is not the racial group that is in view but theirย "detestable practices".
    However, after all is said, we must still acknowledge that God brought judgment on the nations of Canaan. It is not our place as believers isn't to sugar-coat the Bible. For some skeptics, this is enough to make God a moral monster. But the fact is that Jesus continued to affirm that God is a Judge who will bring a future judgment on all peoples and all nations. Godโ€™s judgment will be just. The list of Old Testament stories rejected by critics often leads to a similar dismissal of the New Testament teaching of Jesus on the existence of hell.
    After all, what was the Flood of Genesis or the conquest of Joshua if not a glimpse of future judgment? Hell does not demonstrate cruelty on Godโ€™s part, but it does demonstrate His Holiness and our moral accountability. Perhaps this is the real reason many people rail against the God of the Bible? It is not that they think He is a moral monster, but that they are afraid He is a moral Judge, and that has implications for our behaviour now. God is an Eternal Almighty Spirit Being and we as His creatures have Eternal souls and spirits so the punishment for our sins against Him must therefore also be Eternal but so must the reward for righteousness that's why He sent His Son Jesus to live a perfectly righteous and sinless Life (which none of us could ever possibly expect to do) suffer the humiliating and torturous death of crucifixion to shed His Own Blood willingly so that all who willingly accept His gift of salvation by grace through faith in Him will be saved and given Eternal life because that's what God wants is for us to willingly accept His gift of salvation and choose life. Exodus 21:20-21 literally speaks about capital punishment befalling anyone who mistreats their slaves so yes people are taking Scripture out of context to demonize God who literally promises that slaves who are mistreated under someone else's authority is to be avenged. When we hear the word โ€œslaveryโ€ we think of innocent human beings, kept prisoner for life, having no rights under law and so reduced to animals. This is clearly immoral because it is unjust: the slave has done nothing to deserve the treatment.
    The situation described as โ€œslaveryโ€ in the Bible was nothing like this. It is more accurately described as one of indentured servitude. Many โ€œslavesโ€ were indentured servants, working for a term of years

    Some other โ€œslavesโ€ were prisoners. There were no prisons. Prisoners had to work to live like everyone else. Some had life sentences. Some served a term and were released.
    People didn't beat their good slaves but treated them well and protected their assets thus.

    But no matter how rebellious a slave was, you couldn't just beat them to death. And if you knocked out their tooth or damaged their eye then you had to set them free. (Exodus 21:26). God wasn't using what other nations did because He wanted to set His Chosen People of Israel apart from the cruel, inhumane and unjust systems other cultures had so He gave them a fair way to treat their slaves and servants.
    There is a lot of ignorance on this topic which is understandable given the age we live in but it's not the nefarious set up we think of when we think of modern slavery. The question Atheists must ask themselves is how come the Jews aren't being accused of slavery and human trafficking if they're guilty of it in The Bible and why would white slave owners rip out pages from The Old and New Testament Scriptures to justify their owning blacks as slaves if The Bible already justified slavery?

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  14. Ted Oldham

    Not True Frank, you can be a good person , yet be deluded .

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  15. sound bite

    Jesus is The ONE and only son of God. The Messiah who came from heaven to earth, to save all from eternal hell. Jesus ascended into heaven and is now seated at the right hand of God, the father.

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  16. Mick Q

    Itโ€™s unlikely Jesus claimed to be god.

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  17. Marzena Lagowska

    It's acceptable to say for example, a person is possessed by the devil or demonic influence. But to say that jesus walked in the SPIRIT OF HIS FATHER well that is not possible. He must have been God himself , even though the Bible clearly said by jesus HIMSELF I CAME TO DO THE WILL OF MY FATHER. ๐Ÿค” mmmmm so WHO IS SEATED AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER? MMMMM.

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  18. Amac90

    Even if you could prove Jesus existed and was "good" you're leaving out the very obvious possibility that maybe he was just deluded….

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  19. Ragdad Solby

    Jesus' goodness can't be compared to Mohammed (pbuh).

    I have a question to my Christian friends. Does it make sense to you, that God sacrificed himself TO himself to save people FROM himself?

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  20. joseph lockwood

    Thanks Frank

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  21. Noah Body

    Yahshua said himself only Yahweh is good,, and he told the woman at the well that she was a dog,, Yahshua also said he was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel not to the whole world

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  22. L M

    If anyone thinks the Bible is the "word of God" and not ancient authors speaking for their imaginary god, they need to read the below article from a critical Biblical scholar and spend some time reading the other articles on his website.

    "So for example, when we read carefully what Yahweh says in the book of Leviticus, namely that the Aaronids (the sons of Aaron only), are high priests contrary to the Levites, that they alone are Yahwehโ€™s mediators and the Levites are reduced to mere ministers of the Aaronids, that only through sacrifice can one atone for sins and not confession as preached by the Levites, or more precisely the Leviteโ€™s Yahweh, etc., it can be no coincidence that in these laws and commandments, **which are placed on the mouth of Yahweh,** that Yahweh himself is presented advocating and legitimating the very views and beliefs of the specific priestly guild writing the text, and, contrary to the views and beliefs of their rivals, the Levites and the Leviteโ€™s Yahweh! We will examine this more closely when we get to the contradictions in these books. But in short, this was the function of ancient literature, and we are allowing these ancient texts to speak for themselves. In this particular case, the Levites and Aaronids wrote specific texts that each advocated their religious beliefs, views, and their position as high priests **by writing these sentiments directly into the mouth of their god!**

    But just studying the Bible alone, scientifically, affords us the occasion to see that many of these so-called words of Yahweh are **actually the very words of the textsโ€™ authors.** When we see numerous texts employing this ancient literary technique, and moreover, **presenting Yahweh as the spokesperson for their own views and agenda,** and **contrary** to Yahwehโ€™s other words in other texts written by other authors employing the same technique, how can one conclude otherwise.

    In other words, when in the composite text that we now call the Bible we find: Yahweh declaring that only Aaronids can officiate as his priests and Yahweh declaring that all Levites can officiate as high priest; Yahweh declaring that sin is atoned through confession and Yahweh declaring that sin is only expiated through the sacrificial cult, no exceptions; Yahweh declaring that he gave laws and commandments at Sinai and Yahweh declaring that he only gave the Ten Commandments at Sinai; Yahweh commanding to exterminate all the Canaanites without pity and Yahweh declaring to tolerate them and live in their midst; Yahweh declaring that the wilderness generation were disloyal and rebellious and Yahweh declaring that they were a paradigm of loyalty and faith; Yahweh declaring that he may be offered sacrifices at any altar and Yahweh declaring that there is only one altar where sacrifices are to be offered up; Yahweh declaring that the people saw him at Sinai and Yahweh declaring that they only heard his voice; Yahweh declaring that circumcision is an eternal covenant and keeping the land depends on observing this very commandment and Yahweh declaring the Mosaic laws as the covenant and keeping the land is dependent on keeping these laws; Yahweh declaring that he dwells in the midst of the people and Yahweh declaring that he only resides in heaven; Yahweh commanding Passover to be celebrated by all at Jerusalem and Yahweh commanding it to be celebrated at each personโ€™s home; Yahweh commanding that animals for consumption must be ritually sacrificed and Yahweh commanding that they donโ€™t have to be sacrificed ritually, etc. **one must conclude that Yahweh is being used by these authors, each with their own contrary views and beliefs as a spokesperson for each of these authorsโ€™ agendas.** These are all the personal, and competing, views, theological beliefs, and religious systems of our biblical authors. And this is only the tip of the iceberg."

    "Studying the Bible" – Dr Steven DiMattei

    "Contradictions in the Bible | Identified verse by verse and explained using the most up-to-date scholarly information about the Bible, its texts, and the men who wrote them" — by Dr. Steven DiMattei

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  23. Jack

    John 3:36
    New International Version

    36ย Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life,(A) but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for Godโ€™s wrath remains on them. Video proves Atheist wrong and why
    Stop taking my comments down Iโ€™m spreading the word of God God loves u accept Jesus Christ as your lord and savior confess your sins and repent spread the Gospel Donโ€™t commit blasphemy against the Holy Spirit itโ€™s unforgivable have God in your life in Jesus Christโ€™s name Amen In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit Amen Pray to be the answer to someoneโ€™s prayer God loves u love God and your neighbor confess your sins and repent spread the Gospel and donโ€™t commit blasphemy against the Holy Spirit itโ€™s unforgivable. Put yo ur life in Gods Hands live like Jesus Christ God loves u accept Jesus Christ as your lord and saviorโค๏ธ Your an influencer spread the word of Godโค๏ธ 4 โ€˜He will wipe every tear from their eyes.(A) There will be no more deathโ€™[a](B) or mourning or crying or pain,(C) for the old order of things has passed away.โ€(D)โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ 1 Corinthians 13 1
    Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ 1 Corinthians 12:25-27
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    25 so that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other. 26 If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it.

    27 Now you are the body of Christ,(A) and each one of you is a part of it.(B) Galatians 5:25
    New International Version

    25ย Since we live by the Spirit,(A) let us keep in step with the Spirit.

    Follow God our Heavenly Fathers word and find Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior in your heart you will be saved

    Joshua 1:9
    New International Version

    9ย Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid;(A) do not be discouraged,(B) for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.โ€(C)

    1 John 4:19
    New International Version

    19ย We love because he first loved us

    Psalm 94:19
    New International Version

    19ย 
    When anxiety(A) was great within me,
    ย ย ย ย your consolation(B) brought me joy.

    Proverbs 12:25
    New International Version

    25ย 
    Anxiety weighs down the heart,(A)
    ย ย ย ย but a kind word cheers it up.

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  24. Jack

    Proverbs 12:25
    New International Version

    25ย 
    Anxiety weighs down the heart,(A)
    ย ย ย ย but a kind word cheers it up.

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  25. Joshua Lee

    Amen

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  26. Brien Doyle

    let's tell you a story about a man called Jesus:

    A god assaulted, by a proxy angel,?

    and then inseminated a dum village 'virgin' named Mary,

    in order to bring his 'son' haha into our world.

    A cowardly and disgusting action… by any god…!

    (typical of the men who invented these gods)

    Mary and her cuckolded fiance ?Joseph,

    travel to Bethlehem .

    There Mary gave birth to an illegitimate son of a 'god' ?

    Oh Wow.

    Hahaaha

    His body was placed in a tomb.

    But three days later, the tomb was empty ?!

    Suuure!

    Then he ascended into heaven and now sits at the right hand of his god the father almighty, never to be seen again….?? wow!

    A zombie story…

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply
  27. Brien Doyle

    Cowards proving their all Powerful gods..hahaha :
    ""Frank Turek

    @DrFrankTurek

    Youโ€™re blocked""

    August 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Reply

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