Colossians 2:9 is one of the clearest statements of the deity of Christ anywhere in the Bible: “In him [Christ] dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.” The word for “Godhead” here is theotés. According to this verse, Jesus Christ is God Incarnate. He embodies all (“the fulness”) of God (translated “the Deity” in the LSB). This truth aligns perfectly with Colossians 1:19, “God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him [Christ].” Jesus Is God: Specific Examples Where Greek Theos (“God”) Is Applied to Jesus John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:18 No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, he has made him known. John 20:28 Thomas answered him, “My Lord and my God!” Rom. 9:5 To them belong the patriarchs, and from their race, according to the flesh, is the Christ who is God over all, blessed forever. Amen. Titus 2:13 . . . waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ . . . Heb. 1:8 But of the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom.” 2 Pet. 1:1 To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ . . .