but one, that is God," did He not imply 1 that He was not sinless? (Luke xviii.
19; see best reading) 2.
C. The idea that this is the meaning of the verse is refuted by the whole tenor of the
Gospels, and by His own words, John viii. 46. (See also 1 Pet. ii. 22; 1 John iii. 5; Heb. iv. 15.)
It means, "If you call Me good, remember that means more than an empty compliment. Only God is
good: hence, if you acknowledge Me to be good, you recognize My oneness with the Father 3."
92. M. Baptism was given only to repentant sinners, yet Jesus was baptized (Matt. iii.13
sqq.; Luke iii. 21). Does not this prove that He was not sinless, if we accept your Gospels?
C. If you read what John the Baptist said in Matt. iii. 14, you will obtain an answer to this
93. M. Why then does the Gospel say that Christ was crucified, which the Qur'an denies? If
He was crucified (which we deny), He must have been