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Message Subject Jehovah Witness/ Deception at your Door
Poster Handle Anonymous Coward
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what does "only begotten" mean?

John 1:14 - And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

John 1:18 - No man hath seen God at any time, the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.

John 3:16 - For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

John 3:18 - He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

Hebrews 11:17 - By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son,

1 John 4:9 - In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.

Begotten (Page: 133)
Be*got"ten (?), p. p. of Beget.

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Be*get" (?), v. t. [imp. Begot (?), (Archaic) Begat (); p. p. Begot, Begotten (); p. pr. & vb. n. Begetting.] [OE. bigiten, bigeten, to get, beget, AS. begitan to get; pref. be- + gitan. See Get, v. t. ]

1. To procreate, as a father or sire; to generate; -- commonly said of the father.

Yet they a beauteous offspring shall beget. Milton.
2. To get (with child.) [Obs.] Shak.

3. To produce as an effect; to cause to exist.

Love is begot by fancy. Granville.
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Jesus never once claimed to be equal with God in fact He always called Him Father and said the the Father was greater than Him

John 14:28 - Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.
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