103 – Genus Idiomaticum
§ 103. Thus attributes of either nature are ascribed to the entire person of Christ,1 divine attributes are predicated of the concretum of His human nature,2 and human attributes are ascribed to the concretum of His divine nature.3 —Genus idiomaticum.
1.Thus attributes of either nature are ascribed to the entire person of Christ
John 21:17 Lord, thou knowest all things.
Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and for ever.
Matthew 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with Child, and shall bring forth a Son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.
Luke 2:4–11. (Narrative of the nativity.)
Romans 9:5 Of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, god blessed for ever. Amen.
2. divine attributes are predicated of the concretum of His human nature
John 3:13 And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but He that came down from heaven, even the Son of Man which is in heaven.
Matthew 9:6 But that ye may know that the Son of Man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith He to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.
Jeremiah 23:5–6 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. In His days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is His name whereby He shall be called, The Lord our righteousness.
Jeremiah 33:16 In those days shall Judah be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely: and this is the name wherewith He shall be called, The Lord our righteousness.
Matthew 22:42–43 What think ye of Christ? whose Son is he? They say unto him, The Son of David. He saith unto them, How then doth David in spirit call Him Lord?
John 6:62 What and if ye shall see the Son of Man ascend up where He was before?
3. and human attributes are ascribed to the concretum of His divine nature
Romans 8:32 He that spared not His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?
Galatians 4:4 God sent forth His Son, made of a woman, made under the Law.
Colossians 1:13–14 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of His dear Son: in whom we have redemption through His blood, even the forgiveness of sins.
John 1:14 The Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the Only-Begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.
Romans 1:3 Concerning His Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh.
I Corinthians 2:8 Had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
Acts 3:15 And killed the Prince of Life, whom God hath raised from the dead.