Each generation has to know the ‘Teachings of Christianity’ for themselves. When it comes to our salvation the Father did not send someone inferior to pay the consequences of our sin and rebellion. Only the Creator could redeem his fallen creation. The Son, equal with the Father and the Holy Spirit, came to redeem his own creation (Philippians 2:5-8).
“Faith in the deity of Christ is necessary to being a Christian. It is an essential part of the New Testament gospel of Christ. Yet in every century the church has been forced to deal with people who claim to be Christians while denying or distorting the deity of Christ,” says R. C. Sproul: . . .