Frequent question: What does it mean when Jesus say I am?

When did Jesus say who do you say I am?

For context, let’s look again at the beginning of Matthew 16:13 “When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?”

Does Jesus say I am God in the Bible?

John 8:58 “Jesus answered them: ‘I solemnly declare it: before Abraham came to be, I AM.” [This was the name God gave himself when he first communicated with Moses, Exodus 3:14 “God replied, ‘I am who am. ‘ Then he added, ‘This is what you shall tell the Israelites: I AM sent me to you. ‘”]

What is the meaning of I am the true vine?

The True Vine (Greek: ἡ ἄμπελος ἡ ἀληθινή hē ampelos hē alēthinē) is an allegory or parable given by Jesus in the New Testament. Found in John 15:1–17, it describes Jesus’ disciples as branches of himself, who is described as the “true vine”, and God the Father the “husbandman”.

Why Jesus said I am the way?

Jesus said “I am the way… no one comes to God but through me” (John 14:6). … For years, I was taught that it meant Jesus was the only way to God. That is to say, if you did not “believe” in Jesus, you could not know God.

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Where in the Bible does Jesus ask who do you say I am?

“But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by man, but by my Father in heaven.

When did Jesus say I am?

In John 8:24 Jesus states: “For unless you believe that I am, you will die in your sins”, and later the crowd attempts to stone Jesus in response to his statement in John 8:58: “Before Abraham was, I am”.

Where in the Bible does Jesus say I am the Son of God?

In Matthew 3:17 and Luke 3:22 Jesus allows himself to be called the Son of God by the voice from above, not objecting to the title.

What does Jesus say about himself?

Second, Jesus claimed to be the only way to God. “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. … “I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; I and the Father are one.” (John 10:28, 30) Only God could give eternal life, and this made it clear to all, that Jesus was claiming He was God Himself.