<430313> John 3:13 ? ?the Son of man, who is in heaven? This is a passage which clearly indicates Christ?s consciousness, at certain times in his earthly life at least, that he was not confined to earth but was also in heaven [here, however, Westcott and Hort, with a , and B omit oJ w}n ejn tw~| oujranw~| ; for advocacy of the common reading, see Broadus, in Hovey?s Com, on <430313>John 3:13; 3:58 ? ?Before Abraham was born, I am.? Here Jesus declares that there is a respect in which the idea of birth and beginning does not apply to him but in which he can apply to himself the name ?I am? of the eternal God. 14:9,10 ? ?Have I been so long time with you, and dost thou not know me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; how sayest thou, Show us the Father? Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me??
Adamson, The Mind in Christ, 24-49, gives the following instances of Jesus? supernatural knowledge:
1. Jesus? knowledge of Peter ( <430142>John 1:42);
3. his recognition of Nathanael (1:47-50);
5. miraculous draughts of fishes ( <420506>Luke 5:6-9; <432106>John 21:6);
7. of the ass?s colt ( <402102>Matthew 21:2);
9. of Peter?s denial ( <402634>Matthew 26:34);
10. of the manner of his own death ( <431233>John 12:33; 18:32);
11. of the manner of Peter?s death ( <432119>John 21:19);
12. of the fall of Jerusalem ( <402402>Matthew 24:2).
Jesus does not say ?our Father? but ?my Father? ( <432017>John 20:17). Rejection of him is a greater sin than rejection of the prophets, because he is the ?beloved Son? of God ( <422013>Luke 20:13). He knows God?s purposes better than the angels do, because he is the Son of God ( <411332>Mark 13:32). As Son of God, he alone knows and he alone can reveal the Father
( <401127>Matthew 11:27). There is clearly something more in his Son-ship than in that of his disciples ( <430114>John 1:14 ? ?only begotten?;
<580106> Hebrews 1:6 ? first begotten?). See Chapman. Jesus Christ and the Present Age, 37; Denney, Studies in Theology, 33.
(b) Exercised divine powers and prerogatives.
<430224> John 2:24, 25 ? ?But Jesus did not trust himself unto them, for that he knew all men and because he needed not that any one should hear
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