Originally Posted by Cross Reference
Ah, so then the born again does have a second nature after all?
Having the divine nature dwelling in us, does not make us into a God/man.
The divine nature lives in us as in through
, by faith until the resurrection.
It is not ours for eternity until the resurrection, and as Jesus is still a man, He still has His own nature (spirit)transformed by the divine nature.
2Pe 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ:
2Pe 1:2 Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,
2Pe 1:3 According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:
2Pe 1:4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature
, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
2Pe 1:5 And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;