The wonder of the crowds when Jesus stilled the storm on the Sea of Galilee: “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him.” (Matthew 8:27).
The aged Apostle John’s testimony following several decades of reflection after Jesus’ death: “Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.” (John 1:3).
God’s revelation of himself to the world: “In the past, God spoke to our fathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son.” (Hebrews 1:1).
What the Apostle Paul believed about who Jesus is: “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.” (Colossians 1:15).
Simon Peter’s declaration after he had seen Jesus at close range under all sorts of circumstances: “You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God” (Matthew 16:16).
The call of the Gospel to all who hear it preached: This is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son does not have life. (1 John 5:11,12).
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