Who is Jesus? Part I.
Robert A. Herrmann, Ph.D. 12 DEC 2007. Last revised 30 NOV 2020.
(Abstract) "All humanists agree that religion is not based on reason" [1a]. This statement, in many different forms, has been popularized for hundreds of years. A major purpose for the 1978-1979 modeling procedures introduced into theology is to establish that all such statements are false. Jesus Christ is Scripturally described as the "great God and Saviour," "the only-begotten God," "the image of the invisible God," the "everlasting Father," "the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only (wise) God," and many similar characterizing phrases. Although seeming contradictory, all such phrases are shown to be non-contradictory and rationally presented via mathematically modeling and the process of refining the general language used to interpret the symbols. This is part I of two parts. In the second part, the concept of a "pre-existent" Christ is analyzed.
I personally accept the Paul Rule "Brothers, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, the gospel that you received and in which you are firmly established; because the gospel will save you only if you keep believing exactly what I preached to you - believing anything else will not lead to anything." 1 Corinthians 15: 1-2. (Jerusalem Bible) I do not accept any doctrinal concept that is not explicitly stated within the oldest of the Biblical manuscripts. This is my personal choice and I do not intend by these articles to criticize what Christian doctrine others may accept.
In reference , among other concepts related to a collection of mathematical equations, the attributive tri-category model, the classical Trinity and two variations are analyzed. Relative to appropriate interpretations, these concepts are shown to be rationally described. This article (Parts I and II) is an additional in-depth analysis of the tri-category model.
The intuitive notion of "God or Godhead" is not totally describable in any language. This observation is based upon the fact that such an assumption leads to "logical" problems that imply that our languages are inadequate to express completely this concept. Moreover, the mathematical model used implies this as well. In general, the term "physical" refers to the entities and processes defined within the secular physical sciences. The term "non-physical" refers to various other terms not so classified. These include the following concepts and characteristics: The immaterial "spirit" of God and human beings; other theological entities or processes not considered as physical; in this article, the General Grand Unification entities and processes; certain concepts of the "mind" as listed under worlds 2 and 3 by Popper [1, p. 30]; the infinitely strong comparable attributes  such as intelligence, knowledge, ability-to-act, patients, kindness, trustworthiness, . . .; the creator concept, and Omnipresence, Omnipotence.
God manifests Himself in different and partially describable ways. This means that He presents Himself so as to enhance our knowledge of who He is and His purposes for creating various realities and their constituents. A scientific definition for a "God concept" is to correspond this term to a describable set of attributes. Various manifestations lead, at least partially, to distinct sets of characterizing attributes. This can lead to different entities termed as "god." For this article, the attributes are those either explicitly stated within the pages of the Bible or implied, via classical deduction, from Biblical statements.
In 1978, the attributes of God that are comparable with those of His created were modeled mathematically and it is shown that His attributes can be but partially described via any humanly comprehensible language. God displays His attributes by restricting them to various realities, various environments.
In 1983, I found the following fact relative to how God is described within the Old Testament.In order to express the transcendent truth that the one Spirit of God (Al) [Subjector] acts through several channels, yet is the same Spirit of subjection, the plural form, Alueim or Alueim (without the m in Hebrew), takes a singular verb. It may be incorrect grammar, but it is truth that transcends the rules of grammar. [9, p. 15] The Hebrew concept denoted here by the term "Subjector" means that "one is under the authority of an entity, the subjector, and to submit to its control." "Subjection" means being subjected or the process of subjecting.In this article, the term "attribute" is a general term and does not necessarily include only "displayable" characteristics of an entity. Biblically described stated and rationally implied attributes of the invisible God (or the unqualified term God) can be collected into various "titled" categories. These include the Father and the Holy Ghost. The Father category, at the least, is composed of all the attributes of God that are related, in any manner, to humankind. The Holy Ghost category, at the least, is composed of all attributes of God's invisible Spirit relative to a special form of communication with humankind.
Rationally, the term translated as "all" has no truth value unless it is restricted to a defined domain. This domain may be specifically stated or it is "understood" by the individuals to whom a statement is addressed. Without knowing this linguistic fact, then much of what Paul writes has little rational meaning.
The Scriptures state that "Christ is the image of ('the invisible' in the Sinaiticus Codex via a trusted editor) God" (2 Cor. 4:4), and "Who is the image of the invisible God" (Col. 1:15). "For even if there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on earth (as indeed there are many "gods" and many "lords"), yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we have live; and there is but one Lord, Jesus Christ through whom all things came and through whom we live" (1 Cor. 5-6). Relative to these Biblical statements, Vine  states, that this image is essentially and absolutely the perfect expression and representation of the Archetype, God the Father, and that Christ is the visible representation and manifestation of God to created beings. Vine has restricted this to "God the Father" attributes. Further, this image displays an attribute that reveals that it is the "source of life" (John 5:26 (Jerusalem Bible)).
Throughout the Greek manuscripts the actual basic meaning of the word that refers to this image is the word "same" used as a pronoun. In these cases, the Father attributes are considered as masculine attributes and words such as He or Him are found in the translations. Often, especially throughout Paul's writings, particular Father attributes are either described or assumed understood by the reader when such pronouns are employed. The reader can actually substitute the notion of "image" or "representation" for such pronouns as they are necessarily coupled with the corresponding Father attributes. Consider, for example, Col. 1:16 and the necessary "all" understanding. Note that the term "by" or "through" actually means an "agent," "channel," "a means." It denotes "mediate" and not original ownership.
The attributes that identify "Jesus" can now be more clearly stated. The meaning of the string of symbols "Jesus," relative to this image, includes the additional "personal" notion that the image also represents both the Old and New Testament Saviour. Various interactions between the Biblical God and humankind, in any of their created forms, are Jesus interactions.
Relative to three well known categories, what does it mean to state that Jesus is the Son of God (The Son)? This statement occurs over forty times in the New Testament. The term "son" need neither correspond to a biological son nor an adopted son. If an individual A essentially has the same characteristics as an individual B, then B can refer to A as his "son" and A can refer to B as his "father." Such a son is entitled to the same trust and respect accorded B. This is how "Son" should be interpreted in these many cases, but in the strongest possible sense. Often one needs to determine the circumstances under which this term is applied; the attributes being displayed.
For thousands of years and relative to a particular environment, objects have been linguistically defined by listing their characteristics, their attributes. Moreover, spatially separated objects are classified as indistinguishable at the same moment in time if each has the same space independent attributes.
The New Testament is written in the common Greek of the times. No alterations in the meanings of any of the Scriptural statements should be allowed nor should there be some sort of hidden meanings that can be known, at a much later date, by a chosen few. Would the Apostles be saved if hidden meanings or future revelations are required? Is Rev. 21:14 incorrect? The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb (NIV). Further, Paul implies, in 1 Cor. 15:1-2, that no such information is required. Salvation comes from following the doctrine of the Apostles. Any other doctrine is of no significance if it does not contradict the specific Biblical requirements for salvation. Hence, neither additions to nor deletions from the Bible should be allowed. There are no hidden meanings, meanings that were not known at the time when first presented. If any Scriptural alterations in the common (strict) meanings or the concepts presented are made, then the Bible immediately degenerates into a logically worthless document.
Modern translations have altered the meanings or even added words to the oldest extant manuscripts in order to insert into Christian doctrinal concepts that God specifically forbids. This even applies to the term "Christian." The title Christian was first applied to the church at Antioch. Hence, it applies to those that follow the Apostles teachings. Technically, it does not apply to those that follow alterations in these teachings. For those seeking more details as to the findings briefly mentioned here, they are presented in my important web-article reference [****].
A church's doctrine should have no adverse affect upon salvation if an individual follows the teachings of Jesus and the Apostles as originally presented and church doctrine does not contradict these teachings. In the original New Testament manuscripts, the meanings of the terms are as understood during the first-century A.D. These meanings need to be maintained and should not be altered.
The general language L used in this investigation also contains the original languages in which the Bible is written. The Father attributes, as Biblically represented by members of L, include describable and, hence, "knowable" aspects of God (1 Cor. 8:6 (NIV)). In this language, classical implications based upon these meanings are also included as members of this set of knowable Father characteristics. Further, without altering the basic meanings of the words or concepts or adding to or removing words, John 14:9-10 and 16-18 state that the Father characteristics that God displays within the created universe are attributes of Jesus. Due to the use of the Greek "allos" (another) even John 14:16 implies this relative to the Holy Ghost attributes. [****]
In order to have a nonempty set Λ of entities each must have, at least, one common feature. Then two members A and B of Λ can share many or even most of their additional attributes. For a common understanding of the Greek "allos," usually Λ has more than two members, and the selected A and B share many or most additional attributes. Of course, being different entities it is often stated that they share "similar" attributes. In John 14:16, the general category that will be presented is that of a "comforter." But "allos" is employed. In Johns 14:18, Jesus tells His apostles the common features of this new comforter. He states, "I will come to you."
When the attributes of God are being considered in what follows, these, obviously, refer to knowable attributes as described via the language L. But "God is a Spirit and those that worship him must worship him in Spirit and Truth" (John 4:24). Thus, the "invisible" God is Spirit.
Jesus has two collections of physical attributes. The first collection characterizes the man Jesus. He displays all of the characteristics of a human being and never relinquished these attributes during His physical existence. A second collection of physical attributes are those physically displayed by the glorified Jesus.
It has been establish that we have partial knowledge about God's attributes. This is often emphasized by Paul.
". . . not with the words of human wisdom - least the cross of Christ be emptied of its power" (1 Cor. 1:17 (NIV)).
"For now, we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as I am known" (1 Cor. 13:12. (KJV)).
How many individuals actually take Paul's obvious advise? How many individuals accept Biblical statements without attempting to add to them human wisdom that changes the basic sense of the terms used? Indeed, various attributes are infinitely greater than comparable human attributes and the strength of these attributes can be partially measured. It in shown in [6a] how this is done. But, recently it has also been shown that we cannot give an ultimate mathematical measure for the strength of God's attributes [6b]. An ultimate strength for His attributes is mathematically immeasurable. But, via scientific generalization, it is rational to assume that such an ultimate measure exists. Theologically, this is a "faith" step.
These results signify that the notion of "attribute-displays" can only be generally described. What can be known is that God acts through an immaterial medium. Is this medium His Spirit? Is it a part of His Spirit? Is His Spirit something else that is not clearly describable? It appears that we cannot know the complete answers to these questions using only human intelligence and human languages. Part of the mathematically established result symbolized below by an equation shows that from the viewpoint of God's higher-intelligence none of His attributes can be separated one from the other.
Jesus presents to the physical and non-physical world a set of God's attributes and His ability-to-act that can be displayed (manifested) within these environments. These manifestations vary with the circumstances. These manifestations yield a complete set of the Father's restricted and knowable attributes. God does this in such a manner that Jesus displays various Father-attributes to any desired degree or various ones are totally suppressed and not displayed. None of God's attributes is created and each differs in strength from any others that can exist. One simply states that these attributes exist and they rationally characterize an entity that exists. The Bible specifically details how these manifestations are to be viewed; that is, the forms they take.
In brief, the Jesus manifestations display attributes of the Father restricted to each aspect of the created physical and non-physical realities that affect humankind in any physical or non-physical manner and, when this symbol string "Jesus" is employed, the Saviour aspect is included.
In Phil. 2:7, Paul uses a term that signifies various notions associated with the concept of "to empty." There have been many variations in the interpretation of this term. Paul's use of the term often translated as "emptied" has yielded literally libraries of discussion from theologians who seem to believe they are as intelligent as God and can explain its use fully. However, it is the same term used in the above 1 Cor. 1:17 verse.
Consider these interpretations: made Himself 'nothing' (NIV); of no reputation (KJV); emptied Himself (RSV); stripped Himself (Phillips Modern English); laid aside (Living Bible); gave it all up (Todays English Version). Why these variations? Paul tells us in the next sentence what he means by this term. From the most ancient Greek manuscripts Taking the form (morphê') of a slave (servant). The term "form" (morphê') means "characteristics" that are of a "visible shape or appearance." It does not indicate any alterations in His non-human characteristics.
There is a great difference between having been accorded certain attributes and actually displaying them.
It has been rationally argued, via mathematical means using model specific Biblical statements and employing the Biblical notation of a "complete" (perfect) set of attributes, that, from the invisible God's rational viewpoint, His modeled attributes cannot be separated one from another. The mathematics also states that we, in our present form, cannot perform the logical steps that lead to this conclusion. Significantly, this means that if, not from the viewpoint of very partial human comprehension, a single attribute of God is manifested either directly or indirectly within the physical world, then it represents all of God's modeled attributes. When one considers Jesus's statements made in Matthew 5:1 - 7:27 and the various miracles He performs there can be no doubt that He displays attributes of the Father under various circumstances as well as those only of a human being. Although these facts may be but slightly comprehended, they definitely need to be accepted.
The Father's knowable manifestations include His comparable attributes. These are attributes that He shares with humankind such as wisdom, intelligence, patience, etc. as mentioned above. Humankind has other attributes that are not shared such as death, our physical construction, being created, etc. At present, all that we can state about God are His attributes and actions. Let a set of describable and pre-ascension physical universe-restricted Father attributes and ability-to-act (i.e. the ability to perform necessary actions) be denoted by FA. This set also contains each knowable Father attribute that is comparable to a human attribute. Let the collection of Jesus' describable and restricted attributes and ability-to-act be denoted by RS.
Of course, the major attribute is "Saviour." The Old Testament identifies God as the Saviour in Ps. 106:21; Isa. 43:11, 45:15, 49:26. The Saviour attribute is not displayed until done so, in restricted form, by Jesus via His teachings, His suffering and death on the cross, and perfection. For the modeling process, this attribute is qualified by using the term "great" since the term "saviour" need not mean an "ultimate Saviour." Mathematically, the modeled strengths of this salvation notion leads directly to the ultimate Saviour - Jesus. The title Father is used for God 265 times in the KJV of the New Testament. I think this is vast evidence that viewing God in His personal mode as Father is the correct view for a Christian.
God's Spirit needs to be differentiated from others. This is done via the "omni" statements. For "omnipotent," the phrase "all powerful" is used and, for "omniscient," the word "all knowledgeable" is used. Unfortunately, these terms have no rational meaning relative to "truth" or "fact" unless one comprehends the "logic" required for the word "all" to have such a characteristic. (These two terms are mathematically modeled in Part I reference [6c] on page 10.)
Properties of the General Grand Unification Model (GGU-model) are used with a special term that is qualified by the word "larger (and)" in order to model omnipresent. The method employed models mathematically omnipresent for any physical universe. It follows rationally from the construction of the GGU-model and how the results are discussed from the "meta-world" viewpoint, as Biblically interpreted, that it is a trivial fact that God is not constrained, in any manner, by physical space and time.
The Scriptures state that there is an important attribute that is not activated prior to Jesus' ascension. It has been shown that once Jesus is "perfected," (i.e. completed) then, from the viewpoint of the Third-Heaven, there is no difference between all of Jesus' comprehensible Third Heaven attributes and a set of comprehensible Third Heaven attributes for the Father, whether displayable or not. (More details can be found in reference .)
The man Jesus has human characteristics that are not Father attributes. Jesus always displays human attributes as well as Divine actions. This is not a contradiction since Divine actions employ a non-physical immaterial medium. When Jesus "speaks" or behaves in various ways, one needs to determine whether He is displaying His physical and non-Father human characteristics or actions, or His Father characteristics. In all cases, the action of "speaking" is a human action.
I repeat some of the above notions. When Jesus speaks or acts as a man, various Divine attributes are not displayed. At other times Jesus speaks as God would speak or performs actions that display Divine attributes. As mentioned, this is all relative to the circumstances under which His attributes are displayed. His human attributes are displayed most often during His earthly existence. But, His Deity defining attributes are not altered simply because He displays other attributes. As pointed out by Colin Brown , this is consistent with both Phil. 2.7 and Isa. 53, which, relative to speaking, state only that Jesus does not deceive and, under certain circumstances, He remains silent. Neither the gospels nor Phil. 2.7 present the picture of the abandonment of any divine attributes. However, as shown by the lack of knowledge portion of the mathematical model, complete human comprehension of the exact relation between the human and the Divine attributes of Jesus may not be possible while we are in our present fallen state. In certain respects, this counters those individuals who seem to believe they are as intelligent as God.
The most important step is to realize that RS and FA are the same set of attributes and ability-to-act. Or in symbolic form (equation (1) in )
RS = FA.
This is how, at this stage, God and Jesus are united.
Under certain mathematics principles, Jesus' restricted and displayable Father attributes can be described as potentially infinite in strength. As previously stated there is a great difference between having been accorded certain attributes and actually displaying them. Various FA attributes are displayed during His physical life-time. Jesus shows that, for an FA attribute or His ability-to-act, He has control over the degree to which the attribute or action is displayed.
As examples, He directly commands and controls various physical laws. In Matt. 8:3, He did not state I'll pray to the Father to heal you. But rather He said, Be clean! and it was so. In John 11:41-43 (LB), Jesus displays combined attributes in such a manner that the observers could better understand who He is. The method He chooses is for the benefit of the observers. Notice that He then commands and it is done. He displays a different method in Matt. 14:25-29. He does not need to actually "speak" in order to alter physical laws. In Luke 24:31, 36-37, and Acts 1:9, He displays attributes while in His glorified form that He did not display previously. In His glorified form, visible attribute restrictions are removed and He displays physical-like attributes that cannot be displayed by any other physical entity.
Throughout the Bible, Jesus' human attributes are displayed under numerously many circumstances. It is Jesus' human characteristics that are allowed to suffer physically and die on the cross. This allows His suffering and death to be substitutional in character.
When the RS and FA are embedded into the mathematical structure one obtains *RS = *FA and each of these sets now contains attributes that are infinitely greater in strength than those described by members of RS = FA. These symbolic forms and another yet to be presented represent attributive equality. These include the most significant of God's attributes, Saviour. Although Jesus in His Biblical manifestations has various physical or physical-like forms, the Bible states that He is entitled to carry the additional title of the "great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, . . ." (Tit. 2:13 (NIV)). He is the Apostles God, as acknowledged by Thomas, "my God!" (John 20:28 (NIV)).
Within the Old Testament, God is termed as the only God and the only Saviour. "And there is no God apart from me a righteous God and a Savior; there is none but me" (Isa. 45:21 (NIV)). Thus, He is the God of Israel, the "Hope of Israel" (Jer. 14:8 (NIV)). There cannot be two different Saviours or this would lead to a direct contradiction. We should not merely worship God, but always worship Him as God and Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ. When He is termed as God, then such a term always carries, at the least, this one qualification - Saviour.
A slightly more complex addition is made to the above description. Through mathematical (i.e. classical) reasoning, a significant property is adjoined to the above attribute collections. In John 14: 15-20, Jesus states explicitly that the indwelled Holy Spirit will display His attributes. . . . he shall give you another Comforter, [Holy Ghost] that he may abide with you for ever (14:16); I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you (14:18 (KJV)). Holy Ghost indwelled individuals interact in special ways with the Saviour (Acts 2:4). This interaction displays some of His "Spirit" aspects. These Holy Ghost attributes are restricted attributes of the Father.
As to the concept of "perfection," in Matt. 5:48, Jesus states that God is perfect (teleios; finished, complete). Heb. 2:10 states that Jesus was made perfect through suffering (NIV) and such a "completion" is restated in Heb. 5:9 once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation (NIV).
In more detail, using mathematical analysis, it is shown using this notion of "perfect" and a basic modeling technique that, from the pure Third Heaven viewpoint, it is rational to state that there is no "comprehensible" difference between the risen and transformed (glorified) Jesus attributes and ability-to-act, attributes of the Father and His ability-to-act, and the Holy Ghost's attributes and ability-to-act (equation (2) in ). The mathematics allows us to make this general statement even though we cannot actually perform the step-by-step mode of thought that yields this list of attributes, which includes the higher-attributes. This is one of God's modes of thought that differs in strength from what we preform.
From the viewpoint of those created beings that have been transformed (glorified), this mode of higher-thought will be fully understood. Indeed, using this same approach and from this supernatural viewpoint, when "being perfect" is included, the mathematics can be interpreted as stating that none of the Father attributes or ability-to-act can be separated from the collection of such attributes and the ability-to-act (equation (3) in ). Moreover, the equality of the Saviour attribute holds.
These facts on "comprehension" are significance. Individuals reject God if questions they ask are not, for them, reasonably answered. It is also often assumed that they should be able to comprehend all aspects of God's behavior. Such individuals place themselves on the same intellectual level as God and try to describe all facets of God's Biblically described behavior in more detail. Indeed, such descriptive explanations are made in order to justify non-biblical claims. The facts are that we must accept certain statements and described behavior for now we only know in part, as Paul states in 1 Cor 13:12.
The mathematics employs a consistent interpretation. The interpretation, as is the usual case, employs terms that are "outside" of the formal mathematics itself. In general, individuals do not know the difference between abstract mathematics, with its rules for symbol manipulation, and applied mathematics, where the symbols take on meaningful interpretations. The mathematics employs certain specific methods from abstract mathematics and these are applied to languages and rational thought. This applied area is termed "Mathematical Logic." Such applied mathematics is capable of investigating entities that when interpreted show unusual behavior. This includes the behavior of an higher-intelligence. The reason for employing such mathematics is to insure the rationality of the predictions and to maintain the same logical structure exhibited throughout the Scriptures. No higher-intelligence or any aspect of the "supernatural" are used as hypotheses. All of the stated implications are predictions.
I again repeat that Paul notes that we actually do not know very much, but will know more fully when we are glorified and in His presence. We are told to be baptized "in the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Ghost." One need not ask why. One should simply obey. For the Son, His restricted attributes that led to His sacrifice on the cross, should be emphasized when individuals accept Him as their Saviour. For humankind, nothing could be more significant. But, an in-depth rather than a general understanding as to the logical process that leads to the equivalence of these attributes must wait.
The notion of "before" and other such ordering notions should mainly be restricted to "physical" creation. The notions of the "past" or "future" only apply to some events. It has been shown that, even for our physical universe, we cannot comprehend certain aspects of the necessary non-physical events due to an "ordering" that is not displayable within the physical world. In general, within the Second and Third Heaven environments, some events may be classified via the past or future notion as we comprehended it, while other events are not so related.
As far as the Jesus manifestations of the Father attributes are concerned and in order to have comprehension, the production of such manifestations is modeled via mental processes. It is Biblically implied that comprehension is aided by assuming that God creates by transforming thoughts into physical and other realities while retaining the original thoughts. The best and oldest Greek manuscripts used in this investigation do not have spaces between words or sentences [7, p. 9]. Hence, a book of the Bible can be considered as one extremely long string of symbols. The meaning of (λογοσ) logos [unfortunately translated as "word" in most Bibles] is expression, often considered as many 'words' [7, p. 9]. The symbol string log'os signifies "the complete expression of a thought, not a grammatical but a logical word, referring to a whole account" [8, p. 331].
Thus, for God, the Greek "logos" means a complete logical expression of His thoughts. In this case, the "complete logical Jesus account." This is a basic expansion of its Greek meaning during the first-century A.D. The term was first employed to signify "thoughts," where the consequences of these thoughts yield material entities. This underlying meaning was expressed by Heraclitus at about 500 B. C. It has the same underlying meaning here in reference to God's thoughts and, in this case, the thoughts yield, in the proper order, the complete logical Jesus account. But, for its Biblical usage, such thoughts also produce the non-physical. This is a direct Biblical verification for the basic GGU-model methodology and interpretation.
In this special case, the complete logical and personal expression of Himself the complete Jesus mental-like concept - the logos - exists. The Greek should neither be translated by the symbol string "word" nor the Latin "verbun," that is unless one wishes to hide its original meaning and claim it is a code term. It should be transliterated or a term used that is closer to the actual meaning. Terms such as "expressed plan," "the expression," or "account" are more consistent and appropriate.
The logos does not cease to exist, from our comprehension, before, during and after the thoughts are manifested. The account includes the logically expressed entire list of all the attributes both physical and non-physical that the invisible God intends to display to His created. As was common in John's time, this full account can take on the name of its main character. For a more in-depth discussion of the logos concept and illustrated Biblical alterations, see reference [****].
Repeating the fact that Jesus is the personal name of the invisible God when His behavior relates to His created entities - the Father attributes - coupled with the Saviour concept. Jesus exhibits this behavior when His attributes are restricted to circumstances, whether physical or otherwise, that can or do influence human beings in their physical or non-physical forms. When such behavior is personally perceived, then such behavior carries this additional identification.
For a further and more in-depth discussion of the relation between attributive categories and how these categories are scientifically modeled, see article . How significant is extra-biblical doctrine? If church doctrine neither adversely affects nor contradicts the actual Biblical methods the Apostles teach that lead to salvation, then as Paul states in 1 Cor 15:2, believing anything else (the additional church doctrine) will not lead to anything (Jerusalem Bible). That is, such church doctrine is not significant. It has been said,"It's not putting forth effort and failing to achieve a significant result, it's putting forth great effort and achieving an insignificant result that is tragic."
(*The Grundlegend-Deductive (GD)-world model establishes major results in this article. These results can be related to the mental notion termed as higher-intelligence "adjective reasoning.")
[****]Part II Additional Details as to Who is Jesus.
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[1a] Eysenck, H. J. in "The Humanist Alternative; Some definitions of Humanism," (ed) Kurtz, Paul, Prometheus Books, Buffalo, New York.
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 The New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology Vol 1, (1975), p. 548-549.
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[6a] Measuring Intelligence http://raherrmann.com/measureintell.htm
[6b] Mathematics paper Immeasurable http://raherrmann.com/measureintell.pdf The Strengths of Superstructure Modeled Divine Attributes and an Ultra-Infinite Bound. http://vixra.org/abs/1407.0052
[6c] The "Omni" Concepts.
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