This morning Jake and I washed my truck. In the process, he got to thinking and asked…
“Dad, who is stronger? God or Jesus?”
I said, “Neither. Jesus is God. They are both the same.”
Jake: “Oh, so some people just call him Jesus and some people call him God.”
If only the incarnation was so simple, then I wouldn’t be feeling so stupid after trying to explain it to my 4 year old.
I wonder how my son is going to feel when he is old enough to understand that Jesus prayed to God (or Himself) and it is not considered schizophrenic.
I wonder if Jesus ever asked God Jake’s question? Like do the Holy Spirit and Jesus and God ever talk about who could take who in a fight? Here’s the conversation:
- Holy Spirit- I move like the wind. I’ll take you out when you can’t see me.
- Jesus- the waves obey me, no matter how powerful your wind is.
- God- they don’t call me God for nothing. Sit down before I make a universe without you in it.
Ok… maybe I need to go back to Theology class again. I think I missed something. Or maybe they missed it.