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How the Gospel Portrays Jesus

What are three portraits or characteristics of Jesus for each of the Gospel writers as they viewed him? Portraits, for example, refer to him as the "Son of God".

What is Paul's central understanding of Jesus in 1 Corinthians?

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The concept of the three portraits of Jesus come from the reality that we have no visual picture of what Jesus actually looked like. What we do have, however, are three distinct verbal accounts of the godhood of Jesus and all that this entails. It begins with the portrait of Christ as the Church. Through this picture, we can visualize the Christ is always at the center of the church. He is in, around, and amongst everything that the church stands for. He is in the midst of its development, and this was particularly important during the time that the New Testament was written and the church was being established. This portrait reminds us that the church is ...

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This posting helps answer questions bout the Gospel's portrayal of Jesus. It discusses three characteristics of Jesus for each of the Gospel writers as they viewed him. It also discusses Paul's central understanding of Jesus in 1 Corinthians.

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