Jesus O 'Logos' Of God Analysis

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In John 1:1 the term "the Word" (a translation of the Greek "Logos") is widely interpreted as referring to Jesus, as indicated in other verses later in the same chapter. The Greek term “Logos” was well known in the heathen philosophies and the Hebrew Wisdom literature. The Bible reveals to us that the Creator was before the existence of all things, invisible and visible: God the Father and His Word Jesus Christ, the Author of all things existed before the beginning of everything- before the creation of time. God pre-existed in eternity (Genese1:1). Jesus was with God the Father before the creation of angels and men. The apostle John, in the beginning of his Gospel record, asserts the pre-existence of Jesus. The first verse of John’s Gospel takes us into the depths of eternity, before time and creation. Genesis and John both start with the beginning, but whereas Genesis relates forward and tells what followed, John relates backwards and tells us what preceded. Time and creation started in the beginning but the Word existed already before the beginning and before every creature. Among the four Gospels of the scriptures, the apostle John has the loftiest perspective of Christology. Here Jesus
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John presents another aspect of the Logos; he asserts that the Logos is God. The word was not just the faithful Servant beside God as in the Jewish tradition. The word was not just God’s faculty to create the world as in the Greek philosophy- but that the Word was God. The Word is the full expression of God’s nature and power. John addressed his Gospel to the Jews and to the Greeks (Gentiles). Both Jew and Greek were in darkness and ignorance. John presents Jesus as the “light” that came to dissipate all the darkness of ignorance in the world. Jesus has appeared in the world in order to enlighten all men

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