Why Was Jesus Called the Son of God?

In the New Testament Jesus of Nazareth is referred to as “the Son of God.” Jesus was recognized as the Son of God in a number of ways.

God the Father recognized Jesus as the Son.

He has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising Jesus; as also it is written in the second psalm, “You are my son; today I have begotten you (Acts 13:33).

The writer to the Hebrews said.

For to which of the angels did he ever say, “You are my son, today I have begotten you?” And again, “I will be a Father to him and he shall be a son to me?” (Hebrews 1:5).

Matthew wrote.

While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice out of the cloud said, “This is my beloved son, with whom I am well-pleased; listen to him! (Matthew 17:5).

The Testimony Of The Angel Gabriel; When announcing the upcoming birth of Jesus to Mary the angel Gabriel said.

The angel answered and said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason the holy Child shall be called the Son of God (Luke 1:35).Read More »