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Does Messiah being our Savior mean he is God?

One of many implicit proofs put forth by those that promote a man-God Messiah is the use of the term "Savior".  They state that since both God and Messiah are called our "Savior", then Yeshua the Messiah must be God.  Well, let's study this.

The argument made by those promoting the implicit proof that Messiah is God because he, like God, is our Savior may begin with the use of verses similar to the following:

Isaiah 43:11 (KJV)
11 I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour.
Hosea 13:4 (KJV)
4 Yet I am the LORD thy God from the land of Egypt, and thou shalt know no god but me: for there is no saviour beside me.

They will then point to the numerous passages that clearly show Messiah to be our Savior and, along with verses similar to those above "prove" Messiah to be God by implicitly equating Messiah to God using the common term "Savior".

Wow!  At first glance it may indeed seem to imply Messiah is God.  HaShem (YHVH God) states quite emphatically that there is no savior besides Him.  At this point the mystery Babylon man-God promoters will end the discussion, close their Bibles, and proudly declare they have proven Messiah to be God.  However, have they?  Have they reached the end of the road on this issue, or have they reached the end of the road for their claim?  Well my friends, as you may suspect, they most certainly have NOT reached the end of the road on the discussion; however, they have reached the end of the deceptive road they hope to lead others down.  I will now continue down the TRUE road and prove them to be intentionally misdirecting you down a path of deception.  Let's look at the verses such deceivers do NOT show you.  What of these other verses from the Tanakh?

2 Kings 13:5 (KJV)
5 (And the LORD gave Israel a saviour, so that they went out from under the hand of the Syrians: and the children of Israel dwelt in their tents, as beforetime.
Nehemiah 9:27 (KJV)
27 Therefore thou deliveredst them into the hand of their enemies, who vexed them: and in the time of their trouble, when they cried unto thee, thou heardest them from heaven; and according to thy manifold mercies thou gavest them saviours, who saved them out of the hand of their enemies.
Obadiah 21 (KJV)
21 And saviours shall come up on mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the LORDíS.

The following points are noteworthy regarding these passages:

  1. The savior that is spoken of in each of these is neither HaShem (God) nor Messiah Yeshua; therefore, the term DEFINITELY does not apply to them.
  2. The term is shown in two of these verses in the plural form as saviors; thus, there were DEFINITELY more than one!  In fact, the historical accounts found in the Tanakh present many saviors sent by HaShem.
  3. Sometimes, for instance in the verse from Nehemiah, the sending of saviors is seen as occurring in the past, thus providing further evidence that the saviors being referred to were NOT the Messiah prophesied elsewhere as a future event.
  4. The Hebrew term for savior is the same term used in the verses mentioned previously and used by the mystery Babylon man-God promoters as proof the Messiah is HaShem.  So, the argument cannot be made that different Hebrew words are used.

More importantly, Yeshua the Messiah is our savior, yet that does NOT in any way imply he is YHVH.  How can I say this?  Well, it is simply due to the fact that Yeshua is the shaliach (empowered agent) of YHVH.  Please read the article on Yeshua, the Shaliach of YHVH for more detailed information.  The Jewish Law of Agency, which describes the role of a shaliach, states that "A man's agent is like himself ."  Therefore, Yeshua, as the agent of YHVH, was fully empowered to act in His behalf.  Since Yeshua was acting as the anointed emissary (agent) of YHVH, he was a "savior" just as is the One by whom he was anointed (YHVH).  YHVH is the "savior" THROUGH Yeshua, thus making Yeshua a savior-agent and a savior in his own right.

Another relevant analogy is General McCarthur in WWII.  Many in the Philippines considered him their "Savior"; however, how much time did he spend in the jungles fighting?  Probably none.  The men that fought at all levels of command were also saviors of the Philippinos.  Does that mean the General and the common soldier were one and the same person?  Of course not!  Similarly, both YWVH and Yeshua are referred to as our Savior yet are not the same entity.  YWVH is the SUPREME Creator and Yeshua is the supreme obedient soldier.  YWVH planned the strategy and gave the orders - Yeshua carried out the mission.  Similarly, YHVH also inspired the many other saviors of Scripture to perform His Will, even though they may not have been completely aware they were doing so.

I could present more proof that the use of the term Savior does NOT prove Messiah to be God; however, these points already prove my point.  There is no need to waste anymore time refuting this often used intentionally deceptive argument of the man-God promoters.  The term "Savior" does NOT prove the "Savior" being referred to is God and God alone.  Frankly, the common use of the "Savior" argument by Trinitarians and others that promote the mystery Babylon man-God Messiah is just one of many examples of the desperate lengths they will go to as they frantically search the Scriptures for hints, clues, or implicit proofs they can use to piece together the lie of the man-God Messiah.