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  Son of God - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term was widespread during the life of Jesus, as Roman emperor Augustus was known as the "son" of the deified Julius Caesar.
In Judaism the term "son of God" is rarely used in the sense of "messiah." Psalm 2 refers to God's appointed king of Zion as both God's messiah and like a son of god.
In modern English usage, the Son of God is almost always a reference to Jesus Christ, whom traditional Christianity holds to be the son of the God the Father.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Son_of_God   (929 words)

The theocratic king as lieutenant of God, and especially when he was providentially selected to be a type of the Messias, was honoured with the title "Son of God".
The title "the Son of God" is frequently applied to Jesus Christ in the Gospels and Epistles.
Son of God is equal to the Messias, still, as the same words were used on both occasions, It is likely they had the same meaning in both cases.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14142b.htm   (1886 words)

 What Is the Significance of "Son of God" and "Son of Man?"
I believe Jesus is called the Son of God because He was conceived by the Holy Ghost, and thus was God's Son in the truest sense of the Word.
Jesus, by calling Himself "Son of Man," was not merely calling attention to the fact that He was a man, but that He is the Messiah pictured in Daniel's apocalypse who was coming to receive the kingdom of God that was to come into the world.
As in the term "Son of God," the connotation that Jesus gave the Jews by using the title "Son of Man" would have been that He is the king of the coming kingdom.
www.apostolic.net /biblicalstudies/sonofgod.htm   (799 words)

 The Eternal Son of God
The revelation is not that He is a Son, or the Son born of a virgin, or the Son raised from the dead, though all these are truths concerning Him; it is a revelation of divine Sonship.
The Greek word translated Son in the expressions 'Son of God' and 'Son of Man' is not always used to designate the thought of being born of God or born of man, as many false teachers assume.
The Father, as God, begets; the Son, as God, is begotten; the Holy Spirit, as God, proceeds.
www.graceonlinelibrary.org /etc/printer-friendly.asp?ID=186   (1821 words)

 Jesus - Son of God
Later Paul wrote that Jesus Christ was "declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead" (Romans 1:4).
One evidence of the resurrection of Jesus is the body of the Son of God.
But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he saith to the sick of the palsy,) I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy bed, and go thy way into thine house." Thus, because Jesus forgave sins, He is the Son of God.
www.kc-cofc.org /39th/IBS/Tracts/jesus-.htm   (1933 words)

 Jesus: God the Son or Son of God?
The relationship between the three Persons -- God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost -- is understood in a very subtle way by the learned theologians who defend this doctrine, and in a much more elementary way by the majority of those who somewhat vaguely accept it.
The ruler is not God; he is the Son of God; and he began to exist on the day he was "begotten".
A descendant (son) of David would be the means of restoring the glory of the Kingdom of Israel, and of reconciling Israel to God.
www.bereans.org /ecclesias/edmonton/pamphlets/jesus.html   (3486 words)

 Jesus as the Son of God
The Christian affirms that Jesus is the Son of God; the Muslim denies that Jesus is the Son of God.
This eternal Son of God entered into the limitations of time and space by the power of God working through the virgin Mary and was born as a man, called Jesus, in Bethlehem some nineteen centuries ago.
Many of the uses of the term "son" in the Holy Bible and in various languages can give clues to the significance of the term "Son of God" with reference to Jesus, but in the end its use, directly applied to Jesus, remains as unique as the relationship it expresses is unique.
answering-islam.org.uk /Hahn/son.html   (5559 words)

 Son of God, Son of Mary, Son of David
Yet since the Father and the Son are of the same nature, the cry of the Son’s dereliction is really the cry of the Father himself.
He who is the son of Mary has been given to us as the one human being who doesn't succumb; the one human being whose obedience to his Father is uncompromised, whose trust in his Father is undeflected, whose love for his Father is unrivalled by any other attachment.
Son of God God has identified himself with me completely; all that is or might be shameful about me God has therefore owned himself.
www.victorshepherd.on.ca /Sermons/newpage34.htm   (2397 words)

 The Son of God?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Or have they chosen other gods besides Him, say: Bring your proof (of their godhead), this is the reminder of those with me and those before me, but most of them know not the truth so they are averse (to it).
Whether the translators and editors chose to write it as "Son of God" (with a capital S) in reference to Jesus and "son of God" (with a small S) in reference to everyone else does not diminish the fact that in the original language, both cases are exactly the same.
"Son of God," in former times a title of the Hebrew kings (Psalms 2:7), was first adopted in the post-Easter church as an equivalent of Messiah and had no metaphysical connotations (Romans 1:4).
www.themodernreligion.com /comparative/christ/bible_son.htm   (4402 words)

 Son of God (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
To call Christ the Son of God is to assert his true and proper divinity.
He is the Son of God as to his divine nature, while as to his human nature he is the Son of David (Rom.
The plural, "sons of God," is used (Gen.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/sonofgod.html   (280 words)

 Son of God, Son of Mary
The only Redeemer of God's elect is the Lord Jesus Christ, who, being the eternal Son of God, became man, and so was, and continueth to be, God and man in two distinct natures, and one person, forever.
Christ, the Son of God, became man, by taking to himself a true body, and a reasonable soul, being conceived by the power of the Holy Ghost, in the womb of the virgin Mary, and born of her, yet without sin.
God is promising to Ahaz that he will not forsake the house of David, but will set his faithful son upon his throne.
www.reformationonline.com /SonofGod.htm   (1844 words)

 God's newest Son   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Of course he has not outright say he is God in the flesh as Jesus the Son of God is (at least not to my knowledge), but that is certainly the implication.
According to Quiloboy's teaching, it was necessary that the Son of God to appear in the flesh of a Gentile.
One of the works this new “Son of God” claims to exhibit is the spirit of obedience, but obedience to whom may be the question.
www.letusreason.org /Cults20.htm   (5438 words)

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Catholic Encyclopedia: Son of God IN THE OLD TESTAMENT The title "son of God" is frequent in the Old Testament.
IN THE NEW TESTAMENT The title "the Son of God" is frequently applied to Jesus Christ in the Gospels and Epistles.
He confessed before Caiphas that he was the Son of the blessed God (Mark, xiv, 61-2).
www.ewtn.com /library/SCRIPTUR/CESONOFG.TXT   (1979 words)

  Son of God
In a sense all Christians are "sons of God." Paul said, "For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God" (Romans 8:14, note also vss.
In fact, the term "Son," as applied to Christ, is designed to show the relationship that from eternity he shares with the Father, and that the relation thus indicated is sameness of nature and equality with God (Philippians 2:6).
Jesus was "...declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead" (Romans 1:4).
www.gospelgazette.com /gazette/2002/sep/Page5.htm   (1295 words)

 BJU ~ University Creed
And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.
And I saw, and bare record that this is the Son of God.
And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ.
www.bju.edu /about/creed/ident.html   (365 words)

 BD Son of God
But there is ample proof that he claimed to be the Son of God in a sense that was true of him and of no one else (e.g., see Matt.
He speaks of himself as Son of God, and of others as sons of God, but there is not a single passage in which the sonship of others is spoken of as being the same thing as his own.
Son of God, which should come into the world.
scriptures.lds.org /bds/snfgd?sr=1   (771 words)

 Jesus cannot be God's son
At it in the skies are about to burst, the earth to split asunder, and the mountains to fall down in utter ruin, that they attributed a son to the Most Gracious, for it is not consonant with the majesty of the Most Gracious that he should beget a son.
The term “Son of God” is used in different senses in the Bible.
Jesus, the Son of God, is the divine one who fulfilled prophecies, walked on water, healed the sick, and rose from the dead.
www.carm.org /islam/obj_Jesus_son.htm   (630 words)

 The Divine Son of God
I TIMOTHY 3:16 “God was manifest in the flesh.”
God the Father beget a Son in His exact image (almost like a clone, if you will excuse the word.) Just as the son of a human father is a human being, so the Son of The Divine Father was Himself also divine.
Because the Son represented His Father to human beings, and because the Son was exactly like his Father, He was called by the same names in the Old Testament.
www.aggelia.com /htdocs/divine.shtml   (2887 words)

 Jesus Son of God
This report is limited to demonstrating that the phrase, “son of God,” (small “s”) was simply a way for a first century Jew to express himself as one of God’s children.
For humans, the love between a son and his father was analogous to the love between man and God.
the son of Enos, the son of Seth, the son of Adam, the son of God.
www.usbible.com /Gospel/jesus_son_of_god.htm   (3737 words)

 Guy Malone, Son of God
No, by saying I am a son of God, I do not mean that I believe I am a messiah or anyone special.
I am a son of God because I have been adopted by Him, through the revelation of Jesus Christ.
You are either a son of God or you or not.
www.guymalone.com /sonofgod.htm   (834 words)

 IN Jesus Christ - Son of God
And Alma went and began to declare the word of God unto the church which was established in the valley of Gideon, according to the revelation of the truth of the word which had been spoken by his fathers, and according to the spirit of prophecy which was in him, according to the
their Redeemer, who is Jesus Christ, the Son of God; and then shall they be gathered in from the four quarters of the earth unto their own lands, from whence they have been dispersed; yea, as the Lord liveth so shall it be.
Holy Ghost to know that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and that he was crucified for the sins of the world.
scriptures.lds.org /inj/jcsnfgd?sr=1   (7239 words)

 Amazon.com: Jesus-God or the Son of God? A Comparison of the Arguments: Books: Brian Holt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If you want to know what evidence there is that Jesus is God (or what evidence there is that he is not), this is the book that presents a fair and balanced discussion of the matter.
God wants us to know who he is and how he thinks.
God has explained himself thru an unbias approach to reading the bible....Whatever u have learned u must put aside and whatever the bible says take with face value...Allow the bible to teach you rather U teach the bible.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0971376085?v=glance   (1946 words)

 BBC Religion and Ethics - Son Of God   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jeremy Bowen takes a trip into the world of the first century to tell the story of Jesus.
Son of God used breakthroughs in archaeology, astronomy, forensic science and history to help viewers make up their own minds about the man who changed the world.
Live Chat forum with theologian Canon Tom Wright and Son of God director Jean Claude Bragard about the historical Jesus.
www.bbc.co.uk /religion/programmes/sog   (128 words)

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