It is not wise to act without thinking beforehand. My god, before (“before” taken logically, not chronologically since time was not before creation) creating the heavens and the earth reflected.
No wise individual would omit, at some point, to reflect on his own self. My god’s reflection on his own self is his first reflection because he is all wise. Another consequence of his being all wise is that this introspection reflects perfectly its thinker: this introspection is my god’s essence.
When you make something you first conceive it. You need a plan to build your house. On the other hand, conceiving needs not your prior conceiving that conception: it is direct, it is a concept: it is your son because you don’t need a plan to product your son.
My god’s essence i.e., his concept is his son: Jesus.
So I have to admit that my god is Jesus. But “is” is to be taken in the sense of predication not “=”. Think of “this flower is red”: that flower isn’t = red because that flower is a space-time object while “red” is a concept.
So I can boldly claim with Paul that Jesus is the express image (essence) of his (my god’s) person. But I cannot accept that Jesus = the Father because e.g.,
no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him. (Matthew 11.27)
i.e., only my god knows his son which thing is obvious once one realizes that the son = my god’s essence because knowing the son means to recognize one’s self in my god’s essence and this only my god can because you would hardly expect somebody other than you to recognize his self when you utter “I”, you only recognize yourself when you so utter. But only through my god’s essence can you know my god because you know no thing except through its concept.
Now unlike everything else, my god’s essence is not before (“before” as before i.e., taken as logical precedence) its object (my god) because my god did conceive it, he thought it. A flower’s concept, on the contrary, precedes that flower. Also unlike many concepts, my god’s concept (Jesus) isn’t dead (the concepts of number, of a circle etc. are dead: they can be grasped in a finite lifespan) because otherwise man could know my god in a finite lifespan but this isn’t the case. Indeed:
And he said, Thou canst not see my face: for there shall no man see me, and live. (Exodus 33.20)
If man should see him (i.e., know god most high) and live it would mean that god most high would be known by man in a finite lifespan. For this you need life eternal:
And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. (John 17.3)
My god’s essence, his concept, his son has life in himself; why? Because my god’s name (essence) is “I AM” (Yahweh) i.e., his “I” contains his existence.
And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you. (Exodus 3.14)
But since my god’s name, his essence is “I AM”, his chief property is that he exists, that is he is Existence, the Rock. Hence my god, the Father, is in his Son because Existence is implied by its essence and the Son is in the Father because my god did conceive my son in his mind by introspection, by reflecting on his self.
Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works’ sake. (John 14.11)
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with [the] God, and the Word was God. (John 1.1)
That the Word (Logos) was God means that “God” i.e., the concept, the essence of [the] God is that Logos.
Jesus is that un-created mathematical & conceptual realm, the Logos, the “I” of my god (but not he to whom that “I” applies, that is the Father), the only thing giving true joy.
The Son of Man is the shadow of the eternal i.e., prior to creation Son of God. The creation of the heavens and the earth needs a prior plan according to which that creation should proceed. A plan is a concept, we need this creation’s concept. Now this concept is to be found in the conceptual “space” i.e., in the eternal Son of God, in my god’s essence. So, that essence has to be analyzed if one wants to discover the concept of the shadow of the eternal, of God’s garment, of creation:
I said, O my God, take me not away in the midst of my days: thy years are throughout all generations.Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands.They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed: But thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end. The children of thy servants shall continue, and their seed shall be established before thee. (Psalm 102.24-28)
This eternal analysis of the concept of God i.e., the slaughter of the Son of God for creation’s sake is shadowed by the Son of Man’s sacrifice for Adam’s (Man, Earth) sake. Jesus is
the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. (Revelation 13.8)
In particular the Son of Man’s death and rising from the dead shadows the eternal reduction ad absurdum “if God doesn’t exist then God exists”.
Is your god = my god?