The Hypostatic Union of Jesus.

Bishop's Encyclopedia of Religion, Society and Philosophy

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The Hypostatic Union is the term used to designate the two natures of Jesus; it’s the union of his two natures. One nature is fully diving and the other one is fully human. This doctrine teaches that these two natures both are united in one person in the God-man. However, although Jesus has two natures he is still one person; we shouldn’t confuse that.

The New Testament teaches that Jesus is equal with God (John 8:58, 10:30) but that he also became a person (John 1:14). We see Jesus’ equality with God through his receiving of worship (Matt. 2:2, 11, 14:33), that he was prayed to (Acts 7:59), his sinlessness (1 Pet. 2:22, Hebrews 4:15), omniscience (John 21:17), and deity (Col. 2:9). We are also informed of Jesus’ limited physical body (John 4:6, 19:28) – we see that Jesus died (Romans 5:8), he grew in wisdom (Luke 2:52), he was…

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