How could Jesus die and still be God?

How can I explain to my JW friend, the death and resurrection of Christ, when he says that if Christ is God, this would be impossible since God can’t die. Thank you for any help you can give me.

Dear irish,

True, God cannot die. But Jesus is God incarnate. He is one person with two natures. His divine nature could not die, but His human nature could die and in fact did!

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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