There is a movement today called The New Age that encourages many to awaken hidden powers within them that will help them fulfil their greater responsibilities. We learn through Hebrews 1 that the writer finds this exaltation of angels intolerable because they were created whereas the Son was begotten. Similarly, the angels were commanded to worship Him (Psalm 104:4) for He is the sovereign Lord of the universe.
In the light of the greatness of the Lord Jesus, our safety therefore lies in recognizing that He is eternal God and if we deny this fact, then Christianity is the greatest farce that has ever appeared upon the face of the earth. If Jesus Christ is God, it means the atheists are the greatest liars and blasphemers that the world has ever seen.
We have a number of cults in existence with a warped view of the Lord Jesus. Spiritism, for instance, asserts, “It is an absurd idea that Jesus was more divine than any other man.” Christian Science claims, “Jesus Christ is not God, as Jesus Himself declared, but the son of God.”Seventh Day Adventism says, “Christ inherited a sinful nature.” They therefore deprive Him of His Godhead, His deity and debase Him to the level of sinful man.
The bible is very clear that Jesus Christ is the revelation of God. This means that His very character and personhood, the essence of His being is the very character of God, by which God speaks to us. Christ is the full expression of the Father’s heart. He is the incarnate word of God and therefore the expression in flesh, and humanity of who God is.
Christ is eternal God because only God can save us to the uttermost. The religious leaders of His time asked Him, “Who can forgive sins but God?” – Mark 2:6-8, and He forgave sins because He is God.

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