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Jesus being God's Spokesperson is "The Word"

Updated on June 19, 2013

Co-Authored with Osas Uwuigbe

A wonderful, loving man who loves God and his son Jesus very much. Who looks for ways to preach and teach about the good news of God's Kingdom.

"The Word" is our Savior and King Jesus Christ. Who came here from the heavens to live and teach us what is best for us. He also died a horrible suffering death so that we would have an opportunity to live forever.  In a paradise on earth.
"The Word" is our Savior and King Jesus Christ. Who came here from the heavens to live and teach us what is best for us. He also died a horrible suffering death so that we would have an opportunity to live forever. In a paradise on earth. | Source

"The Word" in what context is this phrase used?

"The Word" is referring to a very special being God's son the first of all creation, Jesus. Jesus being God's spokes person. Jesus was with God in the garden of Eden from the very beginning of creation.

Genesis 1:26--"And God went on to say: “Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness, and let them have in subjection the fish of the sea and the flying creatures of the heavens and the domestic animals and all the earth and every moving animal that is moving upon the earth"

When Adam and Eve ate of the fruit, and God was telling them what he was going to do with them Jehovah said this at:

Genesis 3:22a--" And Jehovah God went on to say: “Here the man has become like one of us in knowing good and bad"

Jehovah is a God that communicates to his creatures in a variety of ways what his will and purposes are. God’s words were spoken, doubtless through an angel, to such men as Adam, Noah, and Abraham. (Ge 3:9-19; 6:13; 12:1) At times he used holy men like Moses and Aaron to make known his purposes. (Ex 5:1) “Every word” that Moses commanded Israel was in effect the word of God to them. We know that God spoke personally with Moses, but we don't know exactly how that was done because man cannot live seeing God. We know that Moses only saw the back of Jehovah we can only assume there may have been clouds around to block God's aura from Moses to shield him. But, God's voice there is nothing to leave us to know how God protected Moses unless Jesus spoke for Jehovah. Jesus was always by his father's side, so it could be possible for him to have been God's spokes person even then.

Deuteronomy 12:32--" Every word that I am commanding YOU is what YOU should be careful to do. YOU must not add to it nor take away from it."

Here are some scriptures below that relate to how God spoke and things were created.

Here in Psalms 33:6--" By the word of Jehovah the heavens themselves were made, And by the spirit of his mouth all their army."

And in Genesis 1:3--"And God proceeded to say: “Let light come to be.” Then there came to be light"

God has myriads of angels who carry out his will by responding to his word.

Psalms 103:20-- "Bless Jehovah, O YOU angels of his, mighty in power, carrying out his word, By listening to the voice of his word."

God can and does use anything he creates to carry out his word. Here in:

Psalms 148:8--"YOU fire and hail, snow and thick smoke,You tempestuous wind, accomplishing his word."

Such a powerful God that he even has created these things, and then to be able to utilize their power to bring about his will just by his spoken word. He is so awesome it is hard to even put into words his power and his glory. He created the Sun, and if there were a pin head piece of the Sun here on earth nothing alive would be able to come within a 90 mile radius of that and be able to survive. That is how powerful the Sun is and God created the Sun.

Next, we will see to what extent that Jesus is used by his father Jehovah.

Jesus displayed the perfect image of his father in everything he did.

Used in the "New World Translation"-- “In the beginning the Word was, and the Word was with God, and the Word was a god.” (John 1:1)

A little food for thought from the Insight Books Volume 2.

From literature from Jehovah's Witnesses Library.

"The Word was a god.” Regarding the Son’s prehuman existence, John says: “In the beginning the Word was, and the Word was with God, and the Word was a god.” (Joh 1:1, NW) The King James Version and the Douay Version read: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” This would make it appear that the Word was identical with Almighty God, while the former reading, in the New World Translation, indicates that the Word is not the God, Almighty God, but is a mighty one, a god. (Even the judges of ancient Israel, who wielded great power in the nation, were called “gods.” [Ps 82:6; Joh 10:34, 35]) Actually, in the Greek text, the definite article ho, “the,” appears before the first “God,” but there is no article before the second."

"Other translations aid in getting the proper view. The interlinear word-for-word reading of the Greek translation in the Emphatic Diaglott reads: “In a beginning was the Word, and the Word was with the God, and a god was the Word.” The accompanying text of the Diaglott uses capital and small capital letters for the God, and initial capital and lowercase letters for the second appearance of “God” in the sentence: “In the Beginning was the LOGOS, and the LOGOS was with GOD, and the LOGOS was God.”

This all makes sense because how could God be "The Word" and at the same time be with himself. Jesus is a God, being a mighty God, and his father Jehovah is Almighty God. So, it doesn't make sense to have God be "The Word" what would be the purpose to being one and the same.

Jesus said "let those with eyes see and those with ears let them hear" he wasn't talking about the literal eyes or ears. He was speaking of the inner eyes and ears of hearing and seeing deeper things he was speaking of. Our eyes and ears of understanding.

The Lord Jesus Christ was the greatest supporter of Jehovah’s inspired word of truth. He mesmerized, and kept people captivated by his methods of teaching as shown here in these scriptures below:

Mt 7:28, 29--"Now when Jesus finished these sayings, the effect was that the crowds were astounded at his way of teaching; 29 for he was teaching them as a person having authority, and not as their scribes"

John 7:46--The officers replied: “Never has [another] man spoken like this.”

And, yet he took no credit for himself, saying at:

John 14:24--"He that does not love me does not observe my words; and the word that YOU are hearing is not mine, but belongs to the Father who sent me."

John 17:14--"I have given your word to them, but the world has hated them, because they are no part of the world, just as I am no part of the world."

Luke 5:1--"On an occasion when the crowd was pressing close upon him and listening to the word of God, he was standing beside the lake of Gen·nes′a·ret"

Faithful disciples of Christ remained in his word, so this, in turn, set them free from ignorance, superstition, and fear, also from slavery to sin and death. We can see this in this scripture:

John 8:31, 32--"And so Jesus went on to say to the Jews that had believed him: “If YOU remain in my word, YOU are really my disciples, 32 and YOU will know the truth, and the truth will set YOU free.”

The traditions and teachings of the Pharisees often made it necessary for Jesus to take issue with the Pharisees. These traditions and teachings made "the word (or declaration) of God invalid or void.

Mathew 15:3-6--" In reply he said to them: “Why is it YOU also overstep the commandment of God because of YOUR tradition? 4 For example, God said, ‘Honor your father and your mother’; and, ‘Let him that reviles father or mother end up in death.’ 5 But YOU say, ‘Whoever says to his father or mother: “Whatever I have by which you might get benefit from me is a gift dedicated to God,” 6 he must not honor his father at all.’ And so YOU have made the word of God invalid because of YOUR tradition."

Mr 7:13--"and thus YOU make the word of God invalid by YOUR tradition which YOU handed down. And many things similar to this YOU do.”

We can see by these scriptures that we need to be careful of what we observe as far as holiday traditions and things like that. We really need to find out about the roots of all the holidays, and see where they started from. We need to see why the holidays came about, and see if it is something that God would approve of.


"The Word" is Jesus our Christ and Saviour

Jesus is "The Word" because he lived by God's word, and he lowered himself to come to earth to teach mankind about his Father Jehovah the only true God. He was very humble and never gave way to promote himself. He said he came here to do the will of his Father, and he did nothing except from the one who sent him. As I told earlier he spoke the words of his Father only and nothing of himself. He died a terrible torturous death on a stake so that we could have an opportunity to live forever on a paradise a perfect cleansed world. Where there will be no more war, no death, no sickness, no pain, no fear of anything only peace, good health, and no one will hate or cause problems any more. Everything will be fair isn't that a novel thought no unfairness. Even the government, God's government will be fair wow what a change from the world of today. The earth won't be destroyed it will be cleansed of all evil and evil ones. I want to be there. Look into God's word the Bible and find out how to be there. You will be wonderfully surprised, and relieved at what the Bible really teaches, and not what traditions of men have taught. At:

John 8:31-36---

"And so Jesus went on to say to the Jews that had believed him: “If YOU remain in my word, YOU are really my disciples, 32 and YOU will know the truth, and the truth will set YOU free.” 33 They replied to him: “We are Abraham’s offspring and never have we been slaves to anybody. How is it you say, ‘YOU will become free’?” 34 Jesus answered them: “Most truly I say to YOU, Every doer of sin is a slave of sin. 35 Moreover, the slave does not remain in the household forever; the son remains forever. 36 Therefore if the Son sets YOU free, YOU will be actually free"

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      Nancy C Moores 4 years ago

      I hope that this is understandable to you kellyteam. If not please feel free to comment. I love comments, and appreciate all who take the time to do so. Thank you so much.

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      Nancy C Moores 4 years ago

      Ok, kellyteam, hmmmm really prayed so that my answer would only be one that would say the truth only from the Bible. Here at Matthew 3:7-9--- "When he caught sight of many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to the baptism, he said to them: “YOU offspring of vipers, who has intimated to YOU to flee from the coming wrath? 8 So then produce fruit that befits repentance; 9 and do not presume to say to yourselves, ‘As a father we have Abraham.’ For I say to YOU that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones. "

      I used the two scriptures in before 9 to set the stage of what is being said here. The reason an a was not there is because John was actually talking about God, Jehovah, not his son Jesus. In Matthew 3:11---"11 I, for my part, baptize YOU with water because of YOUR repentance; but the one coming after me is stronger than I am, whose sandals I am not fit to take off. That one will baptize YOU people with holy spirit and with fire"

      You will see that he is then speaking of the son Jesus, and there is no reference to him being a God or God in what John is saying.

      In Isaiah 7:14----"Therefore Jehovah himself will give YOU men a sign: Look! The maiden herself will actually become pregnant, and she is giving birth to a son, and she will certainly call his name Im·man′u·el."

      In doing some research I can see where you may understand that Immanuel may mean God, but it is not God's name. Jesus is God's son and is not Jehovah God himself. Jesus is the Christ our Messiah who God sent as a perfect ransome for our sins. Jesus never gave himself the praise he always gave all to his Father Jehovah see here at:

      John 14:24--"He that does not love me does not observe my words; and the word that YOU are hearing is not mine, but belongs to the Father who sent me."

      In essence you can see that with Jesus God is with us being the perfect representation of and for his and our Father Jehovah.

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      Nancy C Moores 4 years ago

      Thanks Joe,

      Appreciate your coming and reading and commenting. I'm glad you liked the information. The Bible is such plethora of information about our wonderful God, being inspired of God, and his mighty son Jesus. I am so grateful to ones who have taken the time to break down information for us. If it were left up to me I would get lost. I guess that is why the Bible says also not to lean upon our own understanding, and he also will give us light on anything we don't understand.

      The Co-Author is a very very dear friend of mine, and lives in Spain. We met on facebook hahahaaa of all places. Aloha, my friend! I appreciate you a lot.

      Nancy

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      Hawaiian Odysseus 4 years ago from Southeast Washington state

      Hi, Nancy!

      Great job, and there was so much to review, shed more light upon, and digest as a result of your wonderful writing. Who is your co-author? Is he another Hubber or a neighbor in your town? Just curious. Thank you so much for sharing! Aloha, my friend!

      Joe

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      Nancy C Moores 4 years ago

      Great questions kellyteam I appreciate you asking. If you don't mind let me do a little more research, and I will get back to you with this. Thanks for commenting. :~)

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      Willette 4 years ago from Michigan

      This is a very interesting article. I just have one question. When John 1:1 was changed in the New World Translation and the article "a" was added before "God", why wasn't it added throughout the Bible such as in Matthew 3:9? it is my understanding that the "a God" phrase is not even proper Greek grammar. i could be wrong, just want an understanding. One other point I would like to mention is that in Isaiah 7:14 When foretelling of the birth of Jesus, his name will be Immanel, dosen't Immanuel mean God (Jehovah) with us? ok two questions.