How do I know and believe that Jesus is true God?

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I know and believe that Jesus is true God because the Bible ascribes to Him:

  1. Divine names

    1 Joh. 5:20: (His Son Jesus Christ). This is the true God, and eternal life.

    Joh. 20:28: Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

  2. Divine attributes

    • Eternal.
      Joh. 1:1-2: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God.

    • Unchangeable.

      Heb. 13:8: Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever.

    • Omnipresent.

      Matt. 28:20: Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.

    • Omnicient.

      Joh. 21:17: Lord, Thou knowest all things.

    • Almighty.

      Matt. 28:18: All power is given unto Me in heaven and in earth.

      Heb. 1:3: Upholding all things (the universe) by the word of his power.

  3. Divine works.

    • The sending of the Holy Spirit.

      Joh. 15:26: But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me.

      Joh. 16:7: For if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.

    • Creation.

      Joh. 1:3: All things were made by Him; and without Him was not anything made that was made.

    • Providence.

      Col. 1:17: By Him all things consist.

    • Commanding creatures.

      Luke 8:25: What manner of man is this, for He commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey Him.

      Assignment: Read Joh. 11:38-44: Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead, Luke 7:11-16: the widow’s son at Nain, and Matt. 28:5-6 and Joh. 10:17-18: Himself.

    • Forgiveness of sins.

      Matt. 9:6: The Son of Man hath power on earth to forgive sins.

    • Execution of Last Judgment.

      Joh. 5:27: The Father hath given Him authority to execute judgment also, because He is the Son of Man.

  4. The same honor as the Father.

    Joh. 5:23:.. that all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father.