The Heresy of Deifying the Human!!
How many are the heresies that some started
And maybe the most dangerous of which is the
heresy of deifying the human…
And pretending that the human can be in God’s
nature and in His divinity… I know that this talking is
hard and is unacceptable and cannot be believed by
any believer but that is what happened….
And deifying the human is against God’s saying in
the tem commandments since the past “You shall
have no other gods before Me” (Ex 20, Dt 5), and it is
against the Creed that all the world churches believe
in and it starts with “We believe in one God…”. And it
is against what the Lord said in Prophet Isaiah’s book
“I am the LORD, and there is no other; There is no
God besides Me.” (Is 45:5). And His saying “Before
Me there was no God formed, Nor shall there be after
Me” (Is 43:10). And he who believes in deifying the
human falls in the same sin in which Satan fell who
said “I will be like the Most High” (Is 14:14) so he
ended up descending to the Hades and falling of
Heaven (Is 14:15, 12).
And the danger of this heresy is that
deifying the human means that he has divine
characteristics, regardless of how this heresy’s
owners may try to deny this.
God is a Creator. So is it by deifying the human
he become a creator like God?! He starts having the
ability to create from void!!
And God is present everywhere, in Heaven and on
Earth and in between Heaven and Earth. So by
deifying the human does he become like God in this?!
And God know what’s in the hearts, reads
thoughts and knows intentions. And He also knows
the future. So by deifying the human does he become
fully knowledgeable like God? And does he become
fully capable and mighty?!
And God is eternal, meaning He has no beginning.
So how could they say that human can be deified
while he is a creature with a beginning?! Also God is
alive! And does not die, so with which reasoning do
they believe in deifying the human while he one day
will die?! Can the dead be called a God?!
And same applies in all God’s characteristics
which cannot be applies in deifying the human
heresy. And worst of all, one of those who called with
this heresy that “God has not become another
compared to the human”!! So has God became the
human and the human became God and not
And the strange thing is that those who call with
deifying the human are trying to relate this heresy to
the sayings of the first fathers, the saints!!
And there is no way that one of the fathers called
with such deifying…
And if a Christian writer, regardless of who he is,
claimed such a claim. So it is either he did not
understand what that father saint who said the saying
that he refers such talk to, he made a mistake in
translating from Greek which he claims to know or it
is just a trial from his side to hide behind he saying of
the fathers by referring to them what they did not say
or did not mean. Or he is doing wrong towards the
fathers by saying that they believe in this. Or he is
forgetting the teachings of the Holy Bible that says
that God is one and no other one…
In some of the western countries there are
many heresies that they want to transmit to us
through those who are affected by this strange
Either through those who went in exchange
programs to the west, and were not deep in
understanding their dogma. Or through those who
read some of the books that were issued in western
languages and carry thoughts that are opposing to
our dogma and were affected by what they read… Or
those who admire the strange thoughts and think that
by publishing these thoughts show that they know
what others do not.
And I remember that fifty years ago one of our
sons went in an exchange program group outside and
got captive by the atheist thinking so he wrote a book
titled “The human is the one who created God on his
And it is known that, out of the freedom of
thinking, the university professor talks in the session
and says what he likes!!
For those who call with deifying the human,
when they were cornered with the content of the
heresy and its seriousness, they started presenting
certain concepts to explain their heresy:
So they said that rising from the dead
indicate deifying the human. And thus, eternal
life indicates his deifying!!
And that is considering that eternal life is a
characteristic of God (the Eternal)… And this analogy
is wrong because eternal life is of the nature of God.
But for the human, God is the one to grant him
eternal life as we say in our prayers…
So is the person who died, got buried, who body
dissolved and was eaten by worms and turned to
dust, then was raised by God who gave him life, can
he become a God?! While he was weak before death
and stayed for generations in his death until God
They say also that gaining triumph over
Satan is an evidence of deifying the human.
Taking into consideration that no human gains
triumph over Satan using his own power, but it is
God who gave us the authority to tread on serpents
and scorpions, and upon all the power of the enemy
(Lk 10:19) and without the divine help, how easy is
it for the human to be fooled with Satan’s tricks.
And if saints have triumphed before over Satan,
were they all gods or have they became gods
through gaining this triumph?!
They also say that we share the divine
nature through the Eucharist Sacrament.
Through which we eat divinity and drink divinity!!
And when we opposed them in this they accused us
in our faith! And we had to explain this point to them
in our book (New Heresies from p. 168 to p. 174).
And they said that God wanted us deified
ever since the beginning!!
If God wanted to deify us as they say, He would
not have created us of dust and He would have
protected us from falling in sin, and we would have
not been created with a nature that can die… Also
deifying a creature goes against its being created…
And they started explaining some of the
bible verses and some of the church prayers in
a deviated way.
An example of that is “You blessed my nature in
You”. While blessing the nature is one thing and
deifying the nature is another. God blessed
Adam and Eve, blessed Noah and his sons, and
he did not deify them through this blessing.
And the statement of “And the glory which You
gave Me I have given them” does not mean the
glory of Divinity at all for God does not give the
glory of Divinity to anyone as mentioned in (Is
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