Source:Epistula Apostolorum:Jesus said "I became like an angel to the angels"

Epistula Apostolorum: Jesus said "I became like an angel to the angels"

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Epistula Apostolorum: Jesus said "I became like an angel to the angels"

The Epistula Apostolorum (another important early Christian work, thought to have been written by 2nd Century Christians quotes the resurrected Jesus:

[Jesus said] I became like an angel to the angels...I myself was a servant for myself, and in the form of the image of an angel; so will I do after I have gone to my Father.[1]

Notes

  1. ↑ Epistula Apostulorum 14, in Edgar Hennecke and Wilhelm Schneemelcher, New Testament Apocrypha 2 Vols. (Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1963), 1:199.