Jesus is the Father Incarnate
If there is only one God and that God is the Father (Malachi 2:10), and if Jesus is God, then it logically follows that Jesus is the revelation of the Father
1. Isaiah 9:6 calls the Son the everlasting Father. Jesus is the Son prophesied about and there is only one Father (Malachi 2:10; Ephesians 4:6), so Jesus must be God the Father revealed in the Son
2. Colossians 2:9 proclaims that all the fullness of the Godhead dwells in Jesus. The Godhead includes the role of the Father, so the Father must dwell in Jesus
JESUS TAUGHT THAT HE WAS THE FATHER REVEALED
3. Once, when Jesus was talking about the Father, the Pharisees asked, “Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither know me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also” (John 8:19). He went on to say, “I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.” (John 8:24) – Jesus was really identifying himself with the “I AM” of Exodus 3:14. The Jews not understanding, asked “Who art thou?” Jesus answered, “Even the same that I said unto you from the beginning” (John 8:25). However, “they understood not that he spake to them of the Father (John 8:27). Jesus tried to explain that he is the revelation of the Father, the I AM, and that if they did not accept him as God they would die in their sins.
4. Jesus said that “I and my Father are one” (John 10:30). Jesus was not only the Son in His humanity but also Father in his deity
5. Jesus stated that John 12:45, “And he that seeth me seeth him that sent me.” In other words, if a person sees Jesus as to His deity, he see that Father.
6. Jesus told his disciples, “If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also: and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him.” Philip asked Jesus, to show them the Father, and they would be satisfied (John 14:8). Jesus answered, “Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that seeth seen me hath seen the Father; and how slyest thou then, Shew us the Father? Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works. Believe me that I am in the in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works sake” (John 14:9-11). – This emphatically claims that Christ is the Father manifested in the Flesh. Philip did not understand that the Father is an invisible Spirit and that the only way that a person could ever see Him would be through the person of Jesus Christ.
7. Jesus said, “The Father is in me, and I in him” (John 10:38).
8. Jesus promised to be the Father of all overcomers (Revelation 21:6-7).
9. Jesus said “I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.” The Greek word translated “comfortless” is orphanos, which is defined as “bereaved (‘orphans’), i.e. parentless” Jesus was saying that I will not leave you as orphans, or fatherless: I will come to you.” Jesus speaking as the Father incarnate, promised that He would leave his disciples fatherless
10. Jesus prophesied that He would resurrect His own body from the dead in three days (John 2:19-21), yet Peter preached that God raised up Jesus from the dead (Acts 2:24)
11. Jesus said He would send the Comforter to us (John 16:7), but He also said the Father would send the Comforter (John 14:26).
12. The Father alone can draw people to God (John 6:44), yet Jesus said that He would draw all people to God (John 12:32).
13. Jesus will raise up all believers at the last day (John 6:40), yet God the Father quickens (gives life to) the dead and will raise us up (Romans 4:17; I Corinthians 6:14)
14. Jesus promised to answer believers prayer (John 14:14), yet He said the Father would answer prayer (John 16:23).
15. Christ is our sanctifier (Ephesians 5:26), yet the Father sanctifies us (Jude 1).
16. I John 3:1, 5 states that the Father loved us and was manifested to take away our sins, yet we know that it was Christ who was manifested in the world to take away sin (John 1:29-31).
We must understand that Jesus has a dual nature. He is both Spirit and flesh, God and man, Father and Son. On his human side He is the Son of man; on his divine side He is the Son of God and is the Father dwelling in flesh