The Father Revealed

“If you had known Me, you would have known My Father also; and from now on you know Him and have seen Him.”

8 Philip said to Him, “Lord, show us the Father, and it is sufficient for us.”

9 Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip? He who has seen Me has seen the Father; so how can you say, ‘Show us the Father’? 10 Do you not believe that I am in the Father, and the Father in Me? The words that I speak to you I do not speak on My own authority; but the Father who dwells in Me does the works. 11 Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father in Me, or else believe Me for the sake of the works themselves.” — John 14:7-11.

Jesus tells the disciples that to know Him is to know the Father. He goes on to say that they know the Father and have seen Him, in the Son. Philip does not understand and wants to see the Father. Jesus says to him that to know the Son is to know the Father!

Jesus’ reply teaches quite clearly the divine entity and oneness between the Father and the Son in the Triune Godhead.

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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