Question of FB: “If Jesus is God, how could the Jews kill God?”
Jesus’ death was foreordained through the Gospel “before the beginning of Time” (2 Timothy 1:9-10). The Gospel is God’s Plan of dealing with Satan, Evil, and the “Son of God entered Time to destroy the works of the devil” (1 John 3:8b). Without the shedding of blood, there is no forgiveness of sin (Hebrews 9:22; Hebrews 10; Leviticus 17:11) and Jesus is the Lamb of God slain from the foundation of the World (Revelation 13:8; 1 Peter 1:19) for the purpose of destroying sin’s condemnation in our lives and defeating Satan’s stronghold over death-Hell-the grave.
Jesus is God having manifest in flesh within the Realm of Time (John 1:14; Colossians 2; Hebrews 1; Philippians 2) for the purpose of defeating Satan (Genesis 3:15) and Jesus, in His perfection by keeping the Law without sin (Matthew 5:17), shed His innocent blood on the Cross for our atonement thereby providing us righteousness (a right standing) with the Father by faith (2 Corinthians 5:21). No man could accomplish this, only God in flesh (John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Galatians 4:4).
The Jews via the Roman authorities did not murder God, they murdered the body of flesh God used to define and display Himself to humanity and the body God used to provide the blood sacrifice for the atonement of our sin-debt before the Father (Hebrews 10). God does not die, He is from everlasting to everlasting (Psalm 90:2).