Was Jesus Christ a man?

Are you one of those people who remain unsure whether Jesus Christ was a man?

As we prepare to celebrate Christmas – His birth, let’s examine the humanity of Jesus, First and foremost, you need to know that Scripture emphasises the total humanity of Jesus Christ. That means that He was both God and man – however, I must stress that in His humanity, He was sinless. In His humanity, shared in the general condition of humankind, including suffering and death.

To find more about this, you will have to read and study the following:

Jesus Christ’s own claims:

Jn 8:40 ESV

“but now you seek to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God. This is not what Abraham did.”

Also read Mt 8:20 pp Lk 9:58

In statements made by others

Jn 19:5 ESV

So Jesus came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, “Behold the man!”

Also read Mt 8:27; Mk 15:39; Lk 23:47 the centurion; Lk 15:2 the Pharisees and teachers of the law; Lk 23:18; Jn 1:33; 4:42; 7:12,15 some Jews; Jn 7:27; 9:33; 11:47; Ac 2:22-23

Jesus Christ shared in the general condition of humanity

· Jesus assumed human nature

Jn 1:14

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son[a] from the Father, full of grace and truth.

The word “flesh” here not only speaks of a physical body but also of human nature.

Also read Php 2:7-8; Heb 2:14; 1Jn 4:2

· Jesus had a human descent

Ro 1:3