These two questions asked all those years ago are still relevant to us in 2017. There are many different views of who Jesus is from different denominations in the Christian world. The only Trust worthy source that we can go to is the Bible itself. One thing is for certain, Just as Peter confessed that Jesus was the Christ, the Son of the living God, Peter was Blessed by Jesus because it was revealed to him by His Father and not by any human being. The same goes for us. The Holy Spirit reveals Christ to us and not any Church, organisation or charismatic preacher.
As God He has names like the Word who was with God and was God (John 1:1).
Mighty God, everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace, Wonderful Councellor (Isaiah 9:6) see also ( Isaiah 28:29- NIV) which also is called Almighty God, magnificent in wisdom.
Jesus is God's equal: when Philip said to Jesus, "show us the Father?" Jesus said to Him: " He that has seen me has seen the Father." (John 14:7-9). See also Philippians 2:6.
Jesus is our only Mediator between the Father and us.
One Mediator between God and man.
Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
-John 14:6 (NIV84)
For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,
-1 Timothy 2:5 (NIV84)
John 10:30 -33. "I and My Father are One" - Claims to be God
John 8:58. "before Abraham was born, I Am" Claims to be the Self Existed One. (see Exodus 3:13-15)
John 1:1-4 The Word was God the creator of this earth and the universe.
Colossians 2:9. Claimed that in Him all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form.
Daniel. 9:24, 25 Christ is the anointed One.
Daniel 9:25-26 the anointed One (Jesus) will be cut off (crucified).
Acts 10:38. Jesus anointed by God
Luke 3:21,22 Jesus anointed at His baptism.
Daniel 9:26,27 He confirmed the covenant, put an end to animal Sacrifices.
Matt. 27:51 at Jesus' death the temple curtain was torn from top to bottom, ending all temple services. Jesus was the perfect lamb.
Matt 16:13,14 Peter acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God. Jesus did not deny it.
Jesus in Revelation
Jesus Christ: Fairhful Witness, First born from the Dead, Ruler of the kings of the earth. Revelation 1:5
From verses 12-18 is a description of Jesus in His glorified form.
In chapter 2&3 Jesus addresses the seven churches and uses a different descriptive name taken from chapter 1. Which is unique for each church.
Ephasus Jesus is described as holding the 7 stars and walking among the 7 lamp stands. Rev. 2:1 see Rev1:12,16.
With the church at Smyrna Jesus is decribed as the First and the Last, who died and came to life again. Revelation 2:8, see Revelation 1:17,18
to the church at Pergamum Jesus is described as the one with the double edged sword. Revelation 2:12, see Revelation 1:16.
To the church in Thyatira Jesus is described as the Son of God, whose eyes are like blazing fire and whose feet are like burnished bronze. Rev. 2:18 see Rev 1:14,15.
To the church Sardis Jesus is described as holding the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. Revelation 3:1. See Revelation 1:16.
To the church in Philadelphia Jesus is described as the one who is Holy and True, who hiolds the key of David, Revelation 3:7 see Revelation 6:10; also Isaiah 22:22.
To the church in Laodicea Jesus is described as the Amen, the faithful and true witness. Revelation 3:14, see Revelation 1:5.
Isiah 43:10,11 says that there is only one God and apart from Him there is no Saviour.
Titus 2:13 tells us who it is. Tit 2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious1 appearing of the great God and our Great God and Saviour Jesus Christ;