Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
"The chief Commandment," replied Jesus, "is this: 'Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is one Lord;
And in this consists the Life of the Ages--in knowing Thee the only true God and Jesus Christ whom Thou hast sent.
Is God simply the God of the Jews, and not of the Gentiles also? He is certainly the God of the Gentiles also,
Jew and Gentile are on precisely the same footing; for the same Lord is Lord over all, and is infinitely kind to all who call upon Him for deliverance.
1 Corinthians 8:6
yet *we* have but one God, the Father, who is the source of all things and for whose service we exist, and but one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom we and all things exist.
But there cannot be a mediator where only one individual is concerned.
and one God and Father of all, who rules over all, acts through all, and dwells in all.
Hence too He is able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, seeing that He ever lives to plead for them.
But, as a matter of fact, the ministry which Christ has obtained is all the nobler a ministry, in that He is at the same time the negotiator of a sublimer covenant, based upon sublimer promises.
And because of this He is the negotiator of a new Covenant, in order that, since a life has been given in atonement for the offences committed under the first Covenant, those who have been called may receive the eternal inheritance which has been promised to them.
and to Jesus the negotiator of a new Covenant, and to the sprinkled blood which speaks in more gracious tones than that of Abel.
"Mark! The maiden will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call His name Immanuel" --a word which signifies 'God with us'.
But the angel said to them, "Put away all fear; for I am bringing you good news of great joy--joy for all the People.
And the Word came in the flesh, and lived for a time in our midst, so that we saw His glory--the glory as of the Father's only Son, sent from His presence. He was full of grace and truth.
1 Corinthians 15:45
In the same way also it is written, "The first man Adam became a living animal"; the last Adam is a life-giving Spirit.
Although from the beginning He had the nature of God He did not reckon His equality with God a treasure to be tightly grasped.
But, as we know, a writer has solemnly said, "How poor a creature is man, and yet Thou dost remember him, and a son of man, and yet Thou dost come to him!
and in the center of the lampstands some One resembling the Son of Man, clothed in a robe which reached to His feet, and with a girdle of gold across His breast.
You believe that God is one, and you are quite right: evil spirits also believe this, and shudder."