Rudolf Gwalther on the person of Christ

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At this point, some people ask how Paul can say that he did not receive his apostolic office from men or through man, when he also says that he got it from Christ. Does this mean that Christ is not a man? My answer is that questions of this kind are more speculative than necessary and that the people who ask them are trying to create a tempest in a teapot. Obviously, Paul knew that Christ was a man, and he even says that he was born of the seed of David and of the Jewish race. But he was also the eternal God. It was not as a man that he sent out his apostles but as the mediator of eternal salvation, in whose person God and man are conjoined. ...

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