Can A Man Be God?

by Arnold Gordon

I would like to solicit the assistance of the readers. This week I am in a quandary. Search as I might, I cannot find any source that gives any credence to a "corporeal human being" going through a process that would allow him/her to be converted physically, in any way, to an "incorporeal spirit being", or a deity.

There does not seem to be any words in the dictionary, any records in history, nor any words in the Bible, to support such a process. If any one knows of any source that I have overlooked, I would appreciate their help, so I can be better informed.

Many, in "Christianity", seem to believe the word, "incarnate", serves the purpose. I would like more information concerning the process and how it is accomplished. How does a human being become incarnated by a spirit being and the process result in the end, a corporeal human being, which is a deity? The best I can determine, a deity is a God, an incorporeal spirit being.

Even Jesus Christ himself said, "God is a Spirit". John 4:24

Luke records these words, "And as they thus spake, Jesus himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.

"But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen a spirit. And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

"Behold my hands and my feet, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have. And when he had thus spoken, he shewed them his hands and his feet." Luke 24:36-40

The irony here, is, though those in Christianity claim the son of the virgin Mary is, and always was, God, in one substance or another, he denied he himself was deity. By definition deity is incorporeal in substance, a God, not a man.

Why do those in Christianity not accept the words of Jesus Christ, the very one they claim to worship and follow? I don't mind admitting, this leaves me confused, and "God is not the author of confusion". I Corinthians 14:33

To further complicate the situation, those in Christianity further declare, this same human son of the virgin Mary was in some other substance, incorporeal as it were, in eternity past, before being born a human son, of the seed of Abraham, and an offspring of David, the son of Jesse. He was born a human son of Mary and somehow converted into an incorporeal deity which is physically fully God and fully man. Is not this a contradiction of terms? How can a human being be fully man and fully God at the same time, when man is human, and God is Spirit. (that is, according to Jesus Christ).

I have another question for those that claim "Christianity". How is it, that they teach, all human beings that were offspring of Adam and Eve inherited their sins, yet Jesus, the son of Mary did not, as they claim, inherit the sin of Adam and Eve. What scriptural basis is there, that excludes the human son of the virgin Mary from this inheritance. Where are the scriptures? I have not found any such scriptural basis.

Still another question! Some believe, Jesus, the son of Mary had different kind of flesh than the rest of us, yet the scriptures declare, "All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds." I Corinthians 15:39 How is it, they claim his flesh was different than ours? Does not the scriptures teach he was a man with flesh the same as ours.

"Forasmuch then as children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same;" Hebrews 2:14 How then do they say, his flesh was different than the rest of us?

Please, somebody explain this to me so it makes sense according to the Bible, the dictionary, and basic scientific reason.

It is true, the ancient pagan Greeks promoted human gods, animal gods, and even some half animal and half human gods. However, the educated realize this is mythology with no basis in reality. Surely no knowledgeable person would contend that human beings can become gods in reality.

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