Why did Jesus Christ call himself not good?

@lycons (447)
April 20, 2016 11:40pm CST
Why did Jesus Christ negate himself the quality of goodness / righteousness ? / Why did Jesus negate/deny himself being is good?/ is there other good one without God ? - According to Jesus’s sayings here God is the only one who is good. Read Matthew 19:17 “And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? There is none good but one, that is, God “ / But he said to him, “Why do you call me good? There is none good except God alone “ - The surprising, we find in other positions in bible that there are other Good humans beside or with God , and this is contrary to Jesus’s sayings in Matthew 19:17 - Read Luke 23:50 50 And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counsellor; and he was a good man, and a just - Read also Acts 11:22-26New International Version (NIV)22 News of this reached the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch.23 When he arrived and saw what the grace of God had done, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts. 24 He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord - ultimately , If there were good humans before and after Jesus as the Bible states in its verses ( Luke 23:50-Acts 11:22 ) , so how can Jesus Christ who is their teacher or God be not good according to his recognitions personally ( Matthew 19:17 ) ? Then , If Jesus was not Good as the bible sates , in this case he is not God , because among the qualities / characters of God that he must be Good . And What about those who claim that Jesus is God? In this case, God is not good
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@1hopefulman (21274)
• Canada
24 Apr 16
Matthew 19:16-19 New International Version (NIV) "16 Just then a man came up to Jesus and asked, “Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?” 17 “Why do you ask me about what is good?” Jesus replied. “There is only One who is good. If you want to enter life, keep the commandments.” 18 “Which ones?” he inquired. Jesus replied, “‘You shall not murder, you shall not commit adultery, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, 19 honor your father and mother,’[a] and ‘love your neighbor as yourself.” It seems the translation that you are using is a very poor one and not doing justice to the ancient script.