When it comes to God and Jesus, does the fourth gospel contradict the first three?
Some scholars have thought so. Everyone agrees that John was written last, and many have seen an evolution from lower to higher christologies. The idea is that in Mark, Jesus is a human messiah (full stop), but by the time we get to John, Jesus is not only a Messiah, but a god-man—either God himself, in human form, or at least God the Son, equally divine with God the Father.
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Author: Dale Tuggy
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Bible reference(s): John 1:1-3, John 1:14, John 1:18, John 8:56, John 8:58, Joh 10:30-36, Joh 17:3, Joh 20:28, John 20:31
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