The Word Became Flesh

The Word became flesh and lived among us

The Word Became Flesh
John 1:9-13 True Light

John 1:14-18 The Word Became Flesh

John 1:19-28 John the Baptist
JOHN 1:14  14 And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen His glory, the glory as the only Son of the Father, full of grace and truth.

What happened to the “Word”?
“The Word became flesh” - i.e., He became a human being (see Birth of Jesus) - “and lived among us” (John 1:14).

What is the name of the Word who became flesh?
“Jesus Christ” (John 1:17, see below).

What does “only Son” (John 1:14) mean?
See Monogenes.

JOHN 1:15-17  15 John testified about Him and cried out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, 'He who comes after me ranks higher than me, because He was before me.’” 16 And of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace. 17 For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Which “John testified” as quoted in John 1:15?
See John the Baptist.

How long “before” John the Baptist “was” (John 1:15) Jesus?
Jesus was with God the Father before the world was (John 17:5) created, by Jesus: “For by Him all things were created, those in the heavens and those upon the earth, those visible and those invisible, whether thrones or lordships or rulers or authorities. All things were created through Him and for Him” (Colossians 1:16).

What “law” (John 1:17) was given through Moses?
See Ten Commandments.

JOHN 1:18  18 No one has ever seen God; the only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He has made Him known.

What is meant by “the only” (John 1:18) Son?
See Monogenes.

Is it true that “No one has ever seen God” (John 1:18)?
See They shall all be taught by God.

How can the statements A, B, C, D, E about the “Word” in John 1:1-3 be made more precise with the additional details above?
A.  Jesus is someone who can be referred to as “He” or “Him.”
B.  Jesus is the only Son of God the Father.
C.  Jesus is God.
D.  Jesus existed “in the beginning.”
E.  Everything was made through Jesus.

According to the Bible, Jesus isn’t a 30-year-old man who lived 2,000 years ago. The Bible says that Jesus is God who came to live with mankind in human form for about 30 years some 2,000 years ago, but He always was and remains the Creator God.

Is that true?
If you read “Yes,” would you accept that conclusion? For the facts that will enable you to draw your own conclusion, please click through the “Next” links below.