Is Jesus Truly God?: How the Bible Teaches the Divinity of Christ


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Lanier addresses the confusion many have as to who Jesus was. He traces the history of Scriptures which explains the evidence for the divinity of Christ. After reading this book, you will also come to the conclusion that Jesus Christ is God

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Preexistence 
An Eternally Alive Son

Chapter 2: God the Son 
A Unique Father-Son Relation

Chapter 3: Christ the Kyrios 
Reading the Old Testament Afresh

Chapter 4: Maranatha 
Early Worship of Christ

Chapter 5: Three Persons 
Trinitarian Relations in Full Color

Chapter 6: "My Lord and My God" 
Calling Jesus Theos

Selected Bibliography 
General Index 

Scripture Index


“This book does two remarkable things: it solidly reinforces Christian belief in Jesus as God by gathering the most up-to-date evidence, and it also helpfully reshapes our ways of talking about Jesus as God, in greater conformity with biblical patterns of thought. Lanier doesn’t just show that the Bible teaches the deity of Jesus, he shows precisely how the Bible teaches it.”
Fred Sanders, Professor of Theology, Torrey Honors Institute, Biola University; author, The Deep Things of God

“‘Jesus is Lord’ is the fundamental confession of the Christian faith. Writing with the heart of a pastor and the wisdom of a seminary professor, Greg Lanier unfolds the rich Trinitarian framework within which the Old and New Testaments present Jesus as God’s divine Son. Anyone who desires to become a more competent reader of the Bible and a more faithful follower of the Lord Jesus Christ will find this book enormously instructive.”
Scott R. Swain, author, The Trinity: An Introduction; coeditor, The Oxford Handbook of Reformed Theology

“Maybe you think you can answer the title of this book with a simple yes and move on. But how do you know that Jesus is truly God? Can you articulate that well to others? Why does it matter? What changes about your faith if Jesus isn’t truly God? Is Jesus fully God and fully man—even now? In this succinct book, Greg Lanier works through both the Old and New Testaments to present a robust Trinitarian Christology that will equip believers and lead us to further delight in our Lord.”
Aimee Byrd, author, Theological Fitness and No Little Women