The Christian Faith
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Episode #64: John 1:14: The “Only-Begotten” Son?
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Length: 10 Minutes
The fact that the Bible speaks of “the only begotten” Son of God (John 1:14, 18, etc.), has troubled some Christians. This is because such a statement could be taken to mean that the Son was begotten at a certain point, rather than being the eternal God who has always existed. However, when we look at this statement in the context of John 1, the meaning is clear: He never needed to come into existence by being begotten, for He always has existed as the only-begotten Son of God.
BIBLE VERSES REFERENCED
IN THIS EPISODE
John 1:14: The only begotten Son.
John 1:1: The Word was in the beginning
Acts 13:13: “This day have I begotten You.”
This edition of the program was recorded starting on Monday, 2 October 2023 in Chicago, Illinois