Jesus said We Are All Gods (Ye Are Gods) – What did he mean by this?

Jesus answered them,
is it not written in your law,
I have said ye are gods?
– John 10:34

There are so many different interpretations to these famous words.  Many (most?) people take a conservative approach and suggest Jesus simply meant “magistrates” or “judges”, and there’s some evidence for that.  Others who take a more liberal yet literal approach see the words from a much more spiritual perspective.  From this perspective, we understand that everyone experiences the divine and is divine.  People who embrace these ideas suggest that god is infinite and is everywhere, including around and inside us all.  There is no place where god cannot be found.  If true, it’s easy to understand how Jesus might have explained “Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.” (John 14:12).

Personally, I suspect it does not benefit us to decode and decrypt every word found in a sacred text.  Cultures and languages and translations have changed so many times over the years that extracting such specific meanings can be somewhat difficult.  You already have it within you to know what you need to know.


Jesus Ye Are Gods

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