Cliff Sabroe continues his discussion concerning the Deity of Christ. In this section Cliff is looking at the claims Jesus makes about Himself in the gospels. Basically we are saying how did Jesus view himself. For earlier articles in this series click here, here, and here.
Christ Claimed to be Eternal and Infinite
Jesus, in several places preached His eternal existence. In John 8:58 “Jesus said to them, ‘Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM’”. In this passage Jesus could not have been merely saying that He existed as the first created being, because in the very next verse the Jews were taking up stones and wanted to stone Him for claiming to be God. Jesus later speaks to the apostle John in the Revelation letter declaring “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last” (Rev. 22:13, cf. Rev. 1:8).