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Re: The Two Souls Of Jesus Christ
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2013, 07:29:50 pm »
The Bible defines the soul as the mind, will, and emotions. The Bible also tells us that as a baby up to and through the time He was a man Jesus had to learn and grow. He didn't know everything as a man. He had a finite and limited mind. This was His human soul. This is the soul that would die as He was nailed to the cross. The Bible is pretty clear that Jesus died for sinners. As God, Jesus didn't have to learn and grow. He was infinite in wisdom and knowledge. This is His Divine soul. This is what entered His new body when He was resurrected. The finite human soul has perished. The Divine soul lives forever.

This confusion is easy to solve- you've confused soul and mind. The soul is quite hard to define, but the mind is not and the two are clearly different, e.g. Luke 10:27 "‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind". Jesus took on a human mind, in which his knowledge increased in a human way (though the teaching he gave was not from himself but the Father John 7:16). He emptied himself of his omniscience and worked within the intellectual framework of the age. As such, Jesus did not have a 'human soul'. The second-person of the Trinity did not have a body, but was a soul and was united with a human body (Colossians 2:9) in the way human souls are with human bodies. Therefore, his human soul did not die- only his human body. His human body was changed into a resurrection (that is, physical, but made of a spiritual flesh) body when he rose again and when he ascended he filled himself back up with his divine priviledges like omniscience (Hebrews 1:3-4).