Vincent 🐝 Manlapaz in Creative Writing, Creative Writers, Writers Apr 16, 2020 · 3 min read · +100

Why humanity is God himself?

Why humanity is God himself?For thousands of years, people are looking for God in the form of a statue, wooden images, sun, moon, and all other identities, they can find and worship.

For no plausible reason and explanation, people find themselves in such a position to win and please the so-called unknown God or being.

For thousands of years, all they know there's a supreme being known as God. It could be Christ, Father, Allah, Yeshua or whatever name they know.

Yet, all have failed to check/look at each other and themselves. In this article, I would like to reveal and unveil the image of God everyone is dearly looking for, is just under their nose.

In Gen 1:26, God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and the birds of the heavens and the livestock and all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

This verse clarifies or reveals a few things.

(1) The image of God (the humans)
(2) The purpose of a man (in case you're still looking for it)
(3) He is not talking to a 2nd or 3rd person (which believed to be the Father and Holy Spirit).
(4) If God himself is talking to his co-equal (Father and Holy Spirit), can you show me the image of these two, just like what the verse told us? Besides, that was off to hear that God is talking to himself, right? LOL!
(5) If God is talking to angels, the same question I would ask? What's the image of an angel? Besides, when you say angel, it is just a messenger. Again, a human. Just read the book of Revelation.

Here is the other proof for my case.

(2) God always deals with humans. He didn't operate outside of a human. Even the body he prepared to atone for sin, is made of a human.
(3) God serves us, not the other way around. How? Look what happened to Christ. It is not a good point to call out. Yet, people believed they must serve God to win his approval. Just what kind of approval they're looking to win or favor to gain.
(4) God plans is to bring all to him. Why? Because he is the author of ALL. As simple as that. Death, life, circumstances, provisions, you name it all. He is the SOURCE of it all.

I can continue on and on, but to summarize my point, humanity is the personified image of God (see the verse above). The human was veiled for thousand of years. Just like what happened in the Garden of Eden.

Read Gen 3:24, "he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life).

It was unveiled when? When Christ was crucified. The cross served its purpose by two-fold. To win us back (fallen condition) and rip the veiled that was kept the mystery of God.

For short, Christ was the cherubim guarding the way to the tree of life. How come, well did Christ said, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." (John 14:6).

Drawing from this point of view, the very first human (Adam) to the last person waiting for his/her time to manifest in this earth is God. Humanity is the alpha and omega so as Christ. Now, I might scare you but humanity is the epicenter of this universe. Not God, but human.

So, what about Christ? Sorry to say, but Christ will never return. He's done with his purpose. The good news, we don't miss the show. Just like what Christ said, he is the vine and we are the branches.

What does it mean? Well, let's take what John and Paul have to say.

In 1 John 4:1 says, "Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world."

This is where many have run for fear, for their lives or thinking they are going to lose their salvation (not sure where they are going, LOL).

But if you'd look what Paul says, in 1 Corinthians 12:12–13, says, just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body — Jews or Greeks, slaves or free — and all were made to drink of one Spirit.

How many spirits are we talking here? Just one. It only means that there are no two bodies, no two creators. No two spirits. No two Gods. Just ONE.

There's no small and big in the Kingdom of US (God). We are all the same. Just be thankful when you dropped in the flesh, you have a very good plan back there (will tackle this on the next blog).

Here's the catch: People failed to see/realize that they are the very manifestation of God. It is understandable since the veil of human tradition, the differing views of different beliefs and of course, the way you think about who God was or is.

I believe everyone is hungry for experiential reality, not just doctrinal facts or historical facts, which are affirmed with the mind. As the wise proverb puts it, "What the mind can conceive (or perceive) the body can achieve"!

I like that saying a lot. It tells me that everything rests in man's perception. Keep in mind, when we move beyond time (mind/reasoning/ cunningness) and open eternity (body, logos, substance, understanding), then we all have become the personified image of Christ. We are all, to begin with. 

Who is God? Is he:

The one who crucified on the cross? Yes

The one who returns on the day of Pentecost? Yes (This is the second coming of him, folks)

The one who promises life? Yes

The entire humanity? Yes

Is he in tradition? Yes

Does he know all about the killings back in the day of Jew and all accounts are written in the bible? Absolutely. Read Isaiah 45:7, "I form the light and create darkness, I bring prosperity and create disaster; I, the LORD, do all these things."

Where is he? On earth. He never leaves at any point in time so, why should I look for him? For short, I'm not expecting him to come back. I'm living with him right now - with my friends, love ones, my bosses, my kids.

Remember when Christ said to his disciples, when you see me, you see the Father in me. I can say the same thing with a clear understanding of why he said that.

Vincent 🐝 Manlapaz May 2, 2020 · #7

@Fay Vietmeier I studied scripture since I was eight years old. You would not believe it but I have sat to every denomination you could possibly name and all of them are saying the same thing just like what you are saying to me. I'm not saying that out of disrespect but of love and compassion.

This strikes me for the following reasons:

1) I can't believe that's the answer I would hear when I asked about who was God in the beginning. You said it was Chris and the Holy Spirit. I do hope you mean it. The word "beginning" means it has an end, it starts somewhere. You said that God has no beginning ... no end, yet the one who was with him has a beginning and end. If God is eternal (having no end and beginning) why in the world that Christ and the Holy Spirit have beginning and end. Are you telling me now that Christ is not eternal? If Christ is the living image of God, yet he is a temporal being too. Are you finding this explanation worth of study and contemplation?

2) I will respond to the other thread but I'm finding to respond it here since there's no disconnect and separation of an idea.

3) Yet, you haven't answered my question? In that triune being, who was created in the image of God, and who will return to God at the end? I asked a question on this article, what is the image of Father and the Holy Spirit? (Since you claim that we are a triune being?) Can you show it to me without a HUMAN BEING? That was scriptural written, isn't it? Thanks.

If you can answer this to me which is scripturally written. I will wait for your answer.

This is not of YouTube. This is a result of continuous study and deeper reflection on the word of Christ. I believe Christ to be saviour and God. But he is not the only God but the entire humanity.

Fay Vietmeier May 1, 2020 · #6

#5 @Vincent 🐝 Manlapaz
Hello Vince ... I enjoy this conversation also ;~) s
In some ways your words echo my son and some of his friends ... too much YouTube and not enough study of Scripture ;~)
This is not intended as disrespect ... rather, my observation of what Scripture revealed: “the prince of this world & the god of this age is blinding people”

I am going to answer 1 question now:
Can you explain this verse to me: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1?

Who was with God in the beginning? The Word (Jesus Christ) & The Holy Spirit
God is Infinite ... Ever-present ... NOT bound by time ... that is why he could say before Abraham was “I AM”
We are finite ... bound by time
God has no beginning ... no end
Eternity is beyond “time” ... we have no comprehension of eternity ... only that by being “in Christ” ... being in eternity is possible
Everything is “now” to God ... this is miraculous & mysterious
... one day we will understand more fully ...

The rest on Sunday as my son is coming to help me with an outdoor project and I don’t want to rush answering
Did you read my many comments here?
I am asking you to read the my comments there & the posts I cite:

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Vincent 🐝 Manlapaz Apr 30, 2020 · #5

In that triune being, who was created in the image of God, and who will return to God at the end?

Vincent 🐝 Manlapaz Apr 30, 2020 · #4

@Fay Vietmeier Can you explain this verse to me: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1?

Who was with God in the beginning?

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Vincent 🐝 Manlapaz Apr 30, 2020 · #3

@Fay Vietmeier, You just mentioned that "The Son is the image of the invisible God" I asked a question on this article, what is the image of Father and the Holy Spirit? (Since you claim that we are a triune being?) Can you show it to me without a HUMAN BEING? That was scriptural written, isn't it? Thanks.

Vincent 🐝 Manlapaz Apr 30, 2020 · #2

When Christ himself claimed that he is the Son of God or God himself, in what authority Christ based his claims? Will you kindly explain to me the reason why Christ crucified on the cross? Because that will speak about the truth about why God is humanity. It appears to me that you don't know how Christ's ministry accomplished in cycles being Son of God, Son of Man, and Son of David. Which of this ministry Christ fulfilled?

I will wait for your response. Btw, I love this conversation. I can honestly stay and share my insights about religion and its fallacy.

Fay Vietmeier Apr 30, 2020 · #1

Just because humans are made in God's image: "Let us make man in our image" ... ... we should not consider ourselves as "gods"
Colossians 1 states:
15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. 17 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. 19 For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, 20 and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.

God's purpose is bringing "many sons to glory" ... but NOT all human beings are "children of God" those who receive "sonship" ... become "heirs"... this is only for those "in Christ"
This is clearly explained in Scripture ... reference the comments I sent earlier (on your other post)
... we should not consider ourselves as "gods"
IF one is a believer ... in Christ THEN that person can receive the gift of the Holy Spirit ... a good deposit in your heart guaranteeing what is to come ... which also bears God "seal of ownership and anointing"

We are triune beings: spirit beings ... with a soul ... in a body "this treasure in a jar of clay"

You ask "who is GOD & say He is : The entire humanity? ... This is finite thinking Vince ... you are mixing truth with error

Read closely Colossians 1 ... the Supremacy of Christ" is clear ...

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