from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Christianity Jesus.
- n. A human.
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- proper n. Jesus Christ
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The name Son of Man, whatever more it means, declares the historical fact of His Incarnation, and the reality and genuineness, the completeness and fullness, of His assumption of humanity.
And in this way it may be said that the Son of Man is a comprehensor of the Divine Essence, not indeed by His soul, but in His Divine Nature; even as we may also say that the Son of Man is the Creator.
For the Son of Man is a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.
Hence it is that the Lord of Glory is said to have been crucified although His divine nature never endured the Cross, and that the Son of Man is allowed to have been in heaven before the Passion, as the Lord Himself said the Lord of Glory is one and the same with Him Who is in nature and in truth the Son of Man, that is, Who became man, and both His wonders and His sufferings are known to us, although His wonders were worked in His divine capacity, and His sufferings endured as man.
This is why Jerusalem fell before Rome and the Temple was destroyed; even as the Son of Man said would happen; yet the Jews believe him not to this: the Last Day; thus have I, Solomon; been raised to save my people Israel, and turn Jacob from his iniquity.
For the Son of Man comes to seek and to save what was lost.
For the Son of Man will come with His angels in His Father's glory, and then He will repay everyone according to his works.
For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.
They make no attempt to argue that the usual translations are wrong, and show no awareness that they are stating the opposite of what is found in the Gospel, which is that no one ascended except for the one who also descended, the Son of Man.
The Son of Man goes as it is written of him, but woe unto that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed.
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