Is Jesus God?

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Christianity ended by making Jesus a god. Does John not say that in the beginning ... the word was God and that this word became flesh,.. and so on? (John 1: 1-3).

Similarly, Paul believes that Jesus is God and is equal to God, since he says: "Existing in the form of God, he did not look his equality with God as something to pull by force" (Philippians 2, 6).

One might ask how this doctrine can be considered as monotheism, when we know that monotheism is belief in one God.

It shows, however, many gods.
If Jesus is God and is seated at the right hand of God, this is indeed two gods, one seated at the right of the other. And if we add the Holy Spirit as God too, that makes three.
This directly opposes the teaching of the Torah and of the prophets which says there is only one God.

This is what we read in Isaiah 45, 5: "I am the LORD, there is no other God"
And also : "Turn to Me now and be saved, people all over the worls. I am the only God there is" (Isaiah 45, 22).

To avoid falling under the label of polytheism, One explains in very incomprehensible words that these three are one and that Jesus and God are the same person, that Jesus is God himself who left his heavenly throne to come to rescue by his death, sinful humanity and allow it to obtain forgiveness for its sins.

This theory, once emitted to save monotheism, apparently solves a problem, but creates many more. Because Jesus is always calling God his Father in heaven.
A voice is often heard from heaven saying, 'This is my beloved son ... ".

Finally, when Stephen died, he said his eyes were opened and he saw Jesus seated at the right of G.
This would therefore suggest that he saw two different people.

All this proves that there are several actors who are all given the title of God. If this is not polytheism, what is it then?

Finally, this beautiful doctrine of a god who dies for his creatures has other consequences.
In particular, it has the disadvantage of making God a mortal. A possibility that God has wiped out yet when He says He is not a mortal ().

How can one reasonably believe that the only way that G. found to forgive the sins of humans, its creatures, was to get himself on earth, get beat up by men, be spit on, being judged and insulted by those he created himself and that He must judge, be ordered by them, suffer the ridicule and shame, then eventually die a horrible and shameful death?

All this, to be able to forgive these men the faults he has not succeeded to forgive by staying in heaven and those yet are less serious than the murder of God.

Anyway, this belief says that men were capable of killing G. What an idea!

Is this not merely impious and blasphemous to believe that G. is a mortal whose creatures have managed to capture, beat up, humiliate and crucify as soon as he was able to get a foot on the earth, his handiwork?

Judaism teaches that there is only one God and that this God is One

This is Monotheism.