The Eyes of God

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SomeDisciple

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Just like the hand and the foot and the eye are equal members of the same body, but they are different parts of the body.
 
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John 5
For this reason they tried all the more to kill him; not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was even calling God his own Father, making himself equal with God.

Jesus, the son of Man, subordinate to the will of the Father- yet; equal with the omnipotent, omnipresent, God. Equal, but different.
Yes, uh, and, no.

God the Father: God OF man
God the Son: God AS man
God the Holy Ghost: God WITHIN man

Three Persons in One in Perfect Harmony

But their Being is not the same as man and woman in their spiritual natures........Physical? Yes, but their spiritual beings (when saved) are EQUAL, and God does NOT see any difference. Nor should we.
 
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Just like the hand and the foot and the eye are equal members of the same body, but they are different parts of the body.
Your confusing apples with oranges regarding your examples. None of these examples properly show the "equality" of people who have "put on Jesus" being baptized with Him. Once this happens......they/we ALL are exactly the same in Gods eyes....

As well, in my OP, I stated that the physical beings were equal but different, if you go back and read............

Just under where I stated: Yes, and no......
 

SomeDisciple

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As well, in my OP, I stated that the physical beings were equal but different, if you go back and read............
My example is a paraphrase of Paul's example. It perfectly demonstrates how people can be equal but different.
4For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: 5So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another. 6Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith; 7Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching; 8Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

We're not all "exactly the same". Galatians is specifically about us being the same WITH RESPECT TO being heirs of Abraham, and the seed of the promise. Beyond that, we're not the same.

So, it's not really "worldy wisdom". It's a biblical concept.
 
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The Bible says a man and woman are equal in the Lord and that is because there is no gender difference in heaven for they will be a soul with a glorified body and the glorified body is the same.

The only thing that separates a man and a woman is the flesh and the spirit and soul are the same.

A man and woman is different according to the flesh but being part of the kingdom of God they are equal.

Also they are equal as far as their quality as a human being.
 

Pilgrimshope

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Yes, uh, and, no.

God the Father: God OF man
God the Son: God AS man
God the Holy Ghost: God WITHIN man

Three Persons in One in Perfect Harmony

But their Being is not the same as man and woman in their spiritual natures........Physical? Yes, but their spiritual beings (when saved) are EQUAL, and God does NOT see any difference. Nor should we.
amen there is just one God and this is what he did the same God was
Manifest in the flesh of Jesus Christ

“And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.”
‭‭1 Timothy‬ ‭3:16‬ ‭

“I and my Father are one.”
‭‭John‬ ‭10:30‬ ‭

to understand we need to look at the difference in Christ before all things

“And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.”
‭‭John‬ ‭17:5‬ ‭

and when mankind fell into darkness and sin what God looked and saw and determined to do the same God who spoke and created all things looked from heaven and saw we were lost with not a single man worthy to interceed so he himself became a man and interceded

“And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter. Yea, truth faileth; and he that departeth from evil maketh himself a prey: and the LORD saw it, and it displeased him that there was no judgment. And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his arm brought salvation unto him; and his righteousness, it sustained him. For he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and an helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on the garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a cloke.”
‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭59:14-17‬ ‭KJV‬‬

and then we need to realize when he became a man he needed to make himself subject to God as mans high priest which must be a holy man that intercedes for man

“Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: but made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.”
‭‭Philippians‬ ‭2:5-8‬ ‭KJV‬‬

before all things is God man fell and he saw it and came to become one of us

“But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man. For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.

Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; and deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage. For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham.”
‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭2:9-10, 14-16‬ ‭KJV‬‬

after he accomplished his work for man he returned to his eternal glory in the heavens which was his from before creation he Jesus christ is the creator

in the beginning

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.”
‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:1‬ ‭KJV‬‬

when he the same God became flesh

“He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.”
‭‭John‬ ‭1:10‬ ‭KJV‬‬

“for by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: and he is before all things, and by him all things consist.”
‭‭Colossians‬ ‭1:16-17‬ ‭KJV‬‬


The mystery is found in realizing the one true and only God loves us enough to come and become one of us and subject himself to the worst of mankind on our behalf in order to save and redeem us from all we’ve done wrong and it’s consequences

Jesus is God who came to become one of us because we had no man to intercede formoir sins and save us from damnation . Our God loves us on truth even though it brought him to flesh and blood and suffering on the cross he did it anyways
 

SomeDisciple

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Considering the mass gender confusion movement, it hardly surprises me that a "professed teacher of scripture" would say something like "men and women are equal but different". This is actually a teaching that is particularly useful right now.

A teacher teaching to the carnal man doesn't make him a "carnal teacher" or an "immature teacher" and it absolutely does not mean they are "not sanctified". The fact that God created male and female; unfortunately, that has to be hammered in by the church now because the world has lost it's mind. If someone doesn't accept earthly realities, how will they accept heavenly ones? The distinction has to be taught.

God sees all things. He sees the earthly things as well as the heavenly. He created the earthly things as well as the heavenly. To see one and not the other is not to see with the "Eyes of God".