What Was Jesus’ Personality Type?
Is it possible to have a sense of what Jesus Christ was like on a personal level? Were you wondering about what he was like as a son, neighbor, friend, student, or teacher at various points in your life? What type of interaction with him do you think it was like for you, and how did you feel? As the holidays approach, many of us feel that our thoughts and emotions are drawn even more strongly toward Jesus than they might otherwise be. In the end, for Christians such as me, he represents the true meaning of the holiday season!
But what did he truly seem like to those who were closest to him and to others who were meeting him for the first time?
But we can’t be sure because we can’t ask him how he was energized (E or I), how he took in information (S or N) and used it to make decisions (T or F), or how he was oriented to the outside world (T or F) (J or P).
While searching the Gospels for clues about his personality preferences and how he dealt with a variety of situations can be both interesting and informative, it is also illuminating to see how he handled a variety of situations himself.
- As a result, Mark’s gospel was the one I turned to the most often for evidence about Jesus’ personality preferences.
- Consider the possibility that Jesus had the opportunity to complete a modern personality assessment.
- The first letter of his type code, which is made up of four letters that represent a person’s personality type, would have been either E or I, depending on his extraversion or introversion.
- “Live it, then understand it,” might be the motto of someone who prefers to process inwardly rather than outwardly.
- These individuals think before they speak, and their motto could be “Understand it before you live it.” They are people who process internally.
- Without a doubt, he can be described as outgoing, sociable, and people-oriented, all characteristics that indicate a preference for Extraversion.
- This came after a long day that had included teaching and preaching in synagogues as well as healing people in the field.
During this time alone, I believe that Jesus needed not only to communicate with God, but also to re-energize himself, either to prepare for what was to come, as in 1:35, or to immediately recharge himself after spending time with others, as in 6:46.
Introversion manifests itself in all of these ways.
Sensing types, who account for as much as 70 percent of the population of the United States (and, I assume, the rest of the world), are concerned with the realities of the present, such as specifics and factual, concrete information, rather than the future.
While other people concentrate on the present, intuitives look ahead to the future by noticing patterns, associations, and connections between facts.
I have no difficulty visualizing Jesus focusing on the significance of each individual and dealing with each situation as it arose.
To give an example, the gospel of Mark 5:43, which describes Jesus raising a girl from the dead, concludes with the words “.told them to give her something to eat.” The fact that he is concerned about the big picture and the future, on the other hand, stands out to me.
His teaching style also appears to be influenced by Intuition in some ways.
Compared to Intuitives, they are more down-to-earth and literal in their communication.
For example, in the Parable of the Sower (Mark 4:3) (Mark 4:3) Jesus taught about farming, which was a regular and prominent aspect of people’s lives.
Mark 4:10 indicates that this parable wasn’t well understood.
Once we take in information, we use it to make decisions.
Those with a preference for Thinking make decisions on the basis of objective and impersonal criteria.
Feeling types, on the other hand, make decisions using subjective criteria as they weigh human values and motives.
In John 8:3-11 Jesus had an encounter with a woman caught in adultery who, according to the Law of Moses, deserved to be stoned.
Then he said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her (John 8:7).” After the scribes and Pharisees all walked away, he told the woman that he did not condemn her either.
Justice, valued by Thinking types, would have most likely leaned toward her being stoned.
to test him, that they might have some charge to bring against him.” But kindness, valued by Feeling types, liberated her for a fresh start in a life free from the sin that had ensnared her.
Perhaps his tendency to turn tradition on its head indicates a preference for Thinking rather than Feeling.
Perhaps he was more of a Thinker when dealing with the sinfulness of a hard-hearted society, and showed his Feeling side when dealing with individual sinners who knew they were in need of mercy.
Judging types are interested in controlling their lives, which they like to have settled and planned.
In contrast, flexible and spontaneous Perceiving types prefer to let life happen, are undaunted by surprises, and tend to react to life by inquiring about and absorbing it.
Jesus shows the characteristics of a Judging type in that he seemed to have a clear plan for his life, to know who he was and what his purpose was, from the beginning of his ministry, if not from the very beginning of his life.
In Mark 6:31 he invited the apostles to join him in escaping to a lonely place for some rest.
It might almost be anyone’s guess what the fourth letter in Jesus’ type code was.
But I once read that Judgers focus on responsibility while Perceivers focus on discovery, two very different life purposes.
If the conclusions I’ve drawn are correct, Jesus had preferences for INFJ or perhaps INTJ, INFP or INTP.
INFJ is the rarest of the 16 personality types, at least in the U.
INTJ, INFP and INTP are not far behind at 3 percent – 4 percent , 4 percent – 5 percent , and 5 percent – 6 percent of our population, respectively.
As such, he makes an interesting study for those of us who are fascinated by personality type.
Perhaps this is because Jesus’ preferences in these dichotomies may have been only slight.
We all flex between Introversion and Extraversion, Sensing and Intuition, etc., as suitable to our situation.
Although it takes most of us a lifetime to grow comfortable with all of our type preferences, I am not shocked that Jesus possessed such complete command over his, especially at such a young age.
What do you believe Jesus’ personal preferences were, and why do you believe that?
References: 1Gifts Differing (Palo Alto: Davies-Black Publishing, 1995), pp.
56-68; Isabel Briggs Myers and Peter B. Myers, Gifts Differing (Palo Alto: Davies-Black Publishing, 1995), pp. 56-68.2 Statistical Estimates of the Frequencies of the Types in the United States Population, published by the Center for Applications of Psychological Type in 1996.
If Jesus Took a Personality Test, This Would Be His Myers-Briggs Personality Type
Is it possible for you to imagine what Jesus Christ was like on the inside? Isn’t it true that you’ve been curious about him throughout his life as a son, neighbor, friend, student, and professor? It sounds like you had a good time interacting with him, don’t you think? Especially as the holidays draw near, many of us find that our thoughts and hearts are drawn even more strongly toward Jesus than they might otherwise. In the end, he is the reason for the season for Christians like myself. His actions and reactions are documented in the four Gospels of the New Testament, which cover a variety of situations.
- What were his preferred types of people to hang out with?
- By reading about him in the Bible, we may gain a sense of his personality type, but, as with everyone of us, Jesus himself would have to be the final arbiter as to what his personality type would be.
- It is the shortest and most brief of the gospels, taking up just 26 pages in my Bible, compared to 32 pages in John’s Gospel, 41 pages in Matthew, and 45 pages in Luke, according to the New International Version.
- Consider following along with me as I share what I’ve uncovered if you have a Bible at hand.
- Who knows what would happen in the end.
- Extraversion is a personality trait that indicates that one is motivated by the outside world and that one is energetic, outgoing, and focused on people and things in particular.
- “Understand it before living it,” may be the slogan of these folks who digest their thoughts within before speaking.
Indeed, he may be described as extroverted, friendly, and people-oriented, all of which are traits associated with an Extraversion preference.
A full day that included lecturing and speaking in synagogues as well as curing people had culminated in this moment.
During this time alone, I believe that Jesus needed not only to converse with God, but also to re-energize himself, either in preparation for what was to come, as in 1:35, or in order to quickly refresh himself after spending time with people, as in 6:46.
The personality trait of Introversion is characterized by the following characteristics: Depending on the letter of the alphabet used in Jesus’ type code, the second letter represented either S for Sensing or N for Intuition, two different modes of information intake.
They are more likely to notice the trees than the forest.
Most of the time, they focus on the forest instead than individual trees.
Unquestionably, he had a keen eye for the finer points.
According to Mark 1:17, “And Jesus replied to them, ‘Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.'” He observed not only who his followers were, but also who they might and would grow into as a result of their experiences with him.
Those that favor Sensing are likely to be more direct and transparent in their communication and reasoning.
Despite the fact that Jesus spoke about commonplace aspects of life for his listeners, I’m sure the gap between his worldly examples and their spiritual analogies left most of his followers with their brains spinning in a whirlpool of confusion.
Would they, on the other hand, recognize the logical link between a farmer spreading seeds and God sowing his message into the hearts of people?
This is consistent with the assumption that the majority of those who heard him preferred Sensing.
The following letter in Jesus’ type code would correspond to the manner in which he made decisions: T for Thinking or F for Feeling, depending on the situation.
They seek reasonable order through the use of reasoning, and they place a high priority on justice and fairness.
They place a high priority on compassion and harmony.
Later accounts claim that Jesus inscribed on the ground a list of all the faults of the scribes and Pharisees who brought the lady before him, which he then burned with his own blood.
After the scribes and Pharisees had all left, Jesus approached the lady and assured her that he did not condemn her as well.
Justice, which is highly regarded by Thinking types, would very certainly have favored her being stoned.
As seen in Mark 11:15-18, when he overturned the tables of the moneychangers in the temple, and Mark 12:38, when he advised people to beware of the scribes, Jesus, on the other hand, frequently challenged tradition and established order.
Thinking types, according to Isabel Myers’ wonderful book, Gifts Differing, which I strongly recommend, “contribute to the wellbeing of society via intellectual critique of its habits, customs, and beliefs, by the expose of wrongs, and the solving of problems.” That does sound a lot like Jesus, to me at least.
- Possibly the most contentious letter in Jesus’ type code is the last letter, which is: It’s either J for Judging or P for Perceiving, two different methods of orienting oneself in relation to the outside world.
- They like the process of creating objectives, planning, scheduling, and making decisions.
- They prefer to adapt to whatever life throws at them and make changes as needed rather than fighting it.
- His Perceiving personality trait, though, was that of being adaptable and capable of shifting gears quickly, not seeming to mind too much when his plans were disrupted.
- However, a large throng gathered around them, and Jesus, moved by compassion for them, chose to teach them rather than rest.
- It’s possible that he didn’t have a clear choice.
- When things are viewed at in this manner, I feel his predilection for Judging, albeit it may have been just minor or moderate, was the most plausible.
This might explain why Jesus stood out so much from the throng, aside from the fact that he was considered to be the son of God by those who believed in him.
The INTJ, INFP, and INTP personality types are not far behind, accounting for 3 percent – 4 percent, 4 percent – 5 percent, and 5 percent – 6 percent of our population, according to our data.
It doesn’t matter who we believe Jesus to be; he did live as a man with typical human personality preferences.
In his eyes, I sense definite preferences for Introversion and Intuition, but I can also see the logic in arguments for preferences on both sides of the other two dichotomies when I look at him.
Perhaps his preferences were obvious, but they didn’t always appear to be so because he transcended them, always displaying the preferences that were right for each scenario, to serve as a paradigm of perfect type development for the rest of us.
The more sophisticated our type development grows, the more precise and competent we are at doing this.
Why should we think that Jesus created the multicolored fabric of our personality, complete with its eight preferences, if we do not believe that he is the ultimate authority on how to employ those preferences?
For those who follow someone other than Jesus, please feel free to share his or her personality preferences, if they are known, or what you believe they are, along with your reasoning.
Myers has two chapters: chapter 56 and chapter 68. The Center for Applications of Psychological Type published “Estimated Frequencies of the Types in the United States Population” in 1996.
Extraversion or Introversion
Initial, let’s look at the first letter of the MBTI. Extraversion (E) or Introversion (I) are two different personality types (I). The definition of an extravert is someone who derives their energy from the outside world and who is energetic and outgoing, as well as focused on people and things. Consider them to be solar panels, which are continuously in need of a power source to recharge. Introverts, on the other hand, are more reserved. An introvert finds energy in his or her own inner world and is contemplative, concentrating on ideas and notions in their own minds.
- Consider them to be the equivalent of smart phones, in that they can be recharged by being plugged in.
- “In the morning, a long time before daybreak, he rose and walked out to a lonely area, where he prayed,” the Bible reads.
- “And when he had said his goodbyes to them, he went up to the mountain to pray,” Mark 6:46 relates again.
- I also believe he had a complete understanding of life before experiencing it, and that he had his opinions completely formulated before speaking.
- Finally, I’d say Jesus is more of an introvert than an extrovert (I).
Sensing or Intuition
Sensing (S) or Intuition (I) are the letters that follow the second letter (N). The way humans process information is as follows. Sensors account for 70% of the population of the United States. Rather of focusing on the future, they prefer to concentrate on the present and the past, as well as on true and solid knowledge. In other words, they are more likely to see the trees than the forest around them. In contrast to this are Intuitive people. Intuitive thinkers are concerned with the why, the vision, and the future possibilities.
- For lack of a better term, individuals are more likely to envision a forest rather than a forest of trees.
- Jesus was unquestionably concerned with the value of each individual and took care of each circumstance.
- Consider the following example.
- As an example, in Mark 1:17, we are informed that “And Jesus said to them, ‘Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” He observed not only who his followers were, but also who they might and would grow into as a result of their experiences.
- Sensors are more literal, down-to-earth, and straightforward in their communication, whereas intuitives are more abstract and abstract in their communication.
- To give an example, in the Parable of the Sower (Mark 4:3), Jesus talked about farming, which was a regular and important element of people’s lives at the time of his teaching.
Mark 4:10 suggests that this narrative was not fully comprehended by the audience. This is consistent with the assumption that the majority of those who heard him preferred Sensing. Finally, I’d conclude that Jesus is more of an Intuitive than a rational thinker (N).
Feeler Or Thinker
Once we have absorbed information, we put it to use in order to make decisions in our lives. Thinking is represented by the letter T, and feeling is represented by the letter F. Thinkers like to make conclusions based on objective facts and impersonal standards rather than on their own judgment. They are on the lookout for reasonable order and logic, and they place a high emphasis on justice and fairness. Feelers, on the other hand, make judgments based on their own particular fundamental beliefs and reasons, rather than on the opinions of others.
- In John 8:3-11, Jesus has a conversation with a woman who has been caught in adultery and who, according to the Law of Moses, should have been stoned to death.
- Immediately following that, he instructed them to choose a member of their group who was “without sin” and “first to hurl a stone at her” (John 8:7).
- Feeling, in my opinion, is clearly the preferred mode of communication.
- For example, in John 8:5-6, the scribes and Pharisees approach Jesus and inquire about his thoughts on the woman, who according to the law should be stoned, “to test him, that they may have some charge to bring against him,” the Bible says.
- While doing so, Jesus frequently challenged tradition, complacency, and the status quo in his teachings.
Judger or Perceiver
Finally, but certainly not least, the final letter is concerned with your sense of direction in life and in the world. This is referred to as Judging (J) or Perceiving (P) (P). This is possibly the most contentious of the three. Types of judging include value structure, systems, and control. They want to have a strategy in place for themselves that is organized and systematic. They take pleasure in creating objectives, planning, scheduling, and making decisions. Perceivers, on the other hand, like to let life take its course and make last-minute judgments because they prefer to be aware of as many possibilities as possible.
- Jesus demonstrates the qualities of a Judging personality type in that he appeared to have a clear plan for his life, to understand who he was and what he was meant to do, from the beginning of his ministry, if not from the very beginning of his existence itself.
- In Mark 6:31, Yeshua asked the apostles to accompany him on a retreat to a solitary location for some relaxation.
- It’s possible that no one could have predicted what the fourth letter in Jesus’ type code was.
- However, I once heard that Judgers are more concerned with accountability, whilst Perceivers are more concerned with discovery, which are two quite distinct life goals.
When things are viewed at in this manner, I feel his predilection for Judging, albeit it may have been just minor or moderate, was the most plausible.
In light of what I’ve learned from the Scriptures, the following is my conclusion: Jesus had a liking for INFJs or possibly INTJs, INFPs or INTPs, among other types. This might also explain why he was so noticeable as a sore thumb. INFJs are the most uncommon of the MBTI types, accounting for about 1-2 percent of the population in the United States. With 3 percent – 4 percent of our population, INFPs and INTPs are not far behind, accounting for 4 percent – 5 percentage points, and 5 percent – 6 percent, respectively.
What Do You Think Jesus’ Personality Type Preferences Were, and Why?
What sort of MBTI personality does Jesus have? It is said that Jesus’ life was centered on idealism in the world based on his set of ideals, which were considered to be a step ahead of their time. He wished to carry on these values to others, and he was seen as sympathetic and interested with the welfare of others, which helped him to become a leader in the Fe department. The sort of person who was also a strong judge with a strong set of morals that he pushed everyone to follow and a strong belief in the need of justice- but who did it without becoming cold-hearted (since he is not the Te type!) It is possible to claim that Jesus was either an extrovert or an introvert.
- A small group of friends, as many introverts do, was chosen above a broader number of friends, as seen by this response.
- 2) He is very focused and committed to his objectives.
- 3) The bulk of sources imply that he is an introvert, which lends credence to my choice to proceed.
- In order to construct many of the ideals and ideas that he believes would be acceptable for humanity, he employs his Ni, while also employing his Fe, to be concerned for the people while making these judgments.
- I’ve narrowed down the primary reason why Jesus and Hitler share the same MBTI type: INFJs have a vision for the world that they believe will be able to function, and they are excellent at persuading others that it is in their best interests to see that vision realized.
- They were directed in their visions by a particular moral compass that they each had.
- As a result, despite the fact that they work in the same manner, they are fundamentally distinct.
- Believe Jesus is an ENFJ, as many others do, or believe he is an INFJ, as many others believe?
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Historical People Ranked by their Myers-Briggs Personality Types (MBTI)
James Tissot’s painting, Jesus Tempted in the Wilderness. Wikimedia
19. Yes, people try to type Jesus of Nazareth – INFP
According to initial impressions, Jesus of Nazareth, regardless of one’s religious views, possessed extroverted and social personality attributes, according to the Bible. He built a following, drew large crowds, and participated in formal meals and weddings, among other things. Every one of these actions may be attributed to someone with an Extravert personality. Jesus, on the other hand, exhibited considerable introverted characteristics as well. In fact, if the gospels are to be believed, Jesus regularly walked out by himself for the purpose of meditation and prayer.
- Despite the fact that we know nothing about his private chats, his public statements were well-thought-out and well-reasoned.
- Parables were frequently used by Jesus in his teaching.
- Jesus taught through the use of people like as farmers, fishermen, and families, all of whom were easily understood by his audience.
- A person with a judgemental attitude is more inclined to agree with the law than to show compassion and forgiveness.
- As in the last case, they are based on interpretations of his actions and statements as reported in the Bible.
- Carl Jung is seated to the left of Sigmund Freud (in the center of the first row), with whom he subsequently had a falling out while doing research.
20. Assigning MBTI to others is technically an invalid exercise
One of the main goals of the MBTI is to allow people to analyze their own personalities by answering a series of questions about themselves. It is possible to get varied results while assessing oneself because the test of delivers different outcomes at different times. When evaluating historical persons for their MBTI, the evaluator must make the assumption that the historical figure would answer the questions in the same manner as the evaluator. The findings are deemed invalid solely on the basis of this assumption.
- Despite this, it continues to be a popular practice, as the links in this page demonstrate.
- Based on his own words, as well as those of contemporaries and historians, it is impossible to determine what type of personality George Washington possessed.
- Despite this, it continues to be contentious.
- In 2013, Psychology Today released an article titled, “Goodbye to MBTI, the Fad That Won’t Go Away.” The article discussed the MBTI personality test and how it has become outdated.
- It also includes a description of the radically disparate outcomes that the author obtained on separate times after taking the exam.
- Even more so when they come from eras when society and behavior were vastly different from what we see today.
- For every MBTI profile of a historical figure that can be discovered online, there is another that is diametrically opposed to it.
Here are some quotes from our sources: “Measuring the MBTIâ€And Coming Up Short.” Journal of Career Planning and Employment, edited by David J.
The month of November 1993 “The Myers-Briggs Personality Test is Almost Completely Meaningless,” says the author.
“The Ten Greatest Controversies of Winston Churchill’s Career,” published on March 26, 2013.
The 26th of January, 2015.
Katharine Hepburn was a famous actress.
Ellis’ “American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson” was published in 1996.
Ambrose is an American author and poet.
Johnson, an excerpt from an essay, Character Above All, Richard Dallek is a professional actor.
Online “The Cogs and Gears of the Universe.” Max Nelson is a fictional character created by author Max Nelson.
“Who Was Edgar Allan Poe?” asks a reader on July 1, 2015.
Online “Elvis: What Happened?” is the title of the episode.
“Johnny Carson’s Loved Ones Reveal the Shy Loner Only They Knew” is a 1977 documentary film on the life of Johnny Carson.
Tim Sommer writes for The Observer in 2017.
Online “The MBTI of the characters from Star Trek: The Original Series.” Screen Rant, written by Stephanie Marceau, published on February 15, 2019.
Margaret Rutherford is a medical doctor.
Online “How the ice man Neil Armstrong eventually melted after an arctic encounter.” According to Catherine Armitage of the Sydney Morning Herald, on August 28, 2012, This is the Myers-Briggs Personality Type that Jesus would have gotten if he had taken a personality test.
Mr. Paul Sohn, on December 23, 2016 Online “There’s nothing personal about the Myers-Briggs test,” says the author. Dean Burnett wrote an article for The Guardian on March 19, 2013.
What Was Jesus’ Personality Type?
What was Jesus’ personality like? Have you ever wondered what Jesus was like? So, how would He do in today’s personality tests? What would His findings look like, for example? Would Jesus have been more of an introvert or an extrovert if he were alive today? While many devout Christians are well-versed in Jesus’ life and teachings, there are certain aspects of His character that they are less familiar with, including aspects of His demeanor. When we turn to the Bible, we may learn more about Jesus’ personality type.
All of these characteristics would indicate that Jesus is an extrovert.
They also take pleasure in expressing their views and feelings with others and working in groups, all of which are things that Jesus accomplished.
He began serving in the ministry while he was a teenager.
It is written around three days later in Luke 2:46-47 that they eventually spotted him in the temple, sitting among the religious instructors, listening to them and asking questions.” The professors were all quite captivated with Him, and they were pleased with the clarity of His responses.” Extroverts aren’t scared to approach large gatherings of people or speak in front of a large audience.
- Many of Jesus’ personality characteristics lead to him being an introvert.
- Jesus took use of His alone time to commune with God and re-energize his own body.
- Introverts have a lot of characteristics in common with each other.
- He relished the opportunity to spend time with His companions in what we may refer to as “table fellowship.” This indicates that he valued having meals with folks with whom he had a strong connection.
- Some of His most spectacular moments, like as His transfiguration, were shared with them as well.
- What distinguishes these disciples from the rest is that they were the closest to Him.
- They were aware of not only who Jesus appeared to be on the outside, but also who He appeared to be on the inside.
This is what made Peter and James’ betrayal of Jesus, which was commemorated on Good Friday, so difficult to see.
We can have a large number of friends, but we only share our most private moments with those who are closest to us.
When it comes to Jesus’ personality, there are a variety of intriguing characteristics.
Many of us believe that Jesus was always serious in his teachings.
To tell the truth, Jesus did have a good sense of humour.
In John 1:14, we are reminded that Jesus was a completely human being.
This indicates that He was both fully God and fully man at the same time.
“Why do you fix your focus on the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye while paying no heed to the plank in your own eye?” reads the scripture.
Put the plank out of your own eye first, hypocrite, and then you will be able to see well enough to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.” If you take this literally, these poems will appear not only amusing, but also ridiculous and ridiculous.
This is a piece of comedy with a larger message.
Throughout His earthly existence, Jesus remained focused on the purpose of His life and the overarching goal of the church.
Those who are introverted find it most comfortable when they are allowed to concentrate on their own inner thoughts and ideas.
Every one of these characteristics may be found reflected in Jesus.
People frequently believe that being introverted or extroverted is an all-or-nothing decision that defines a person’s character.
Some people are more introverted than others, and some people are more outgoing.
Ambiverts are people who fall somewhere in the center of the personality spectrum.
Finally, there is a wide range of methods to be both introverted and extroverted in different situations.
Even for the most faithful Christians, the gospel has a number of surprises that should not be missed.
Fortunately, we can learn more about Jesus’ life and times by digging deeper into the archives. As Christians, we must be clear about who Jesus is and what he came to do. Understanding who Jesus was as a person might be beneficial.
What is Jesus’ Personality Type (MBTI)?
For those who are unfamiliar with the term, MBTI (Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator) is a psychometric test that divides people into one of 16 personality types. Primarily, it is intended to assist individuals in getting along better at their jobs (along with staples like Wacky Bowling and Ropes courses). So, what is Jesus’ Myers-Briggs Type (MBTI)? Is it possible that Jesus’ personality type creates a subconscious bias towards religious leaders (or even followers) who have a variety of personality characteristics?
Based on the idea that people tend to favor one of each pair of characteristics more than the other, the MBTI was developed.
- Extraverting (E) vs. Introverting (I)– this set of characteristics explains where a person obtains his or her energy and where he or she concentrates his or her attention. Extraverts (E) are persons who are stimulated by other people and the environment in which they live. Introverts (I) are people who are strongly absorbed in their inner lives and who have a small group of close friends. Sensory (S) vs. intuitive (N) – this pair of letters shows how a person prefers to collect information about other people. Affection for tangible, realistic, practical, and experiencing items is shared by sensers (S). When it comes to intuition, intuitionists (N) enjoy things that are imaginative, such as seeing connections between different things, drawing analogies, and seeing the broader picture. When it comes to decision-making, the terms Thinking (T) and Feeling (F) are used interchangeably. Thinkers (T) like making lists of advantages and disadvantages, using objective methods to make decisions, and taking into account facts and principles. Feelers (F) like to make judgments based on personal beliefs and how things affect other people, and they are more welcoming and accommodating than other types of individuals. A person’s preference for operating in “information collecting” mode or “decision making” mode is described by the scale Judging (J) vs. Perceiving (P), which is divided into two categories. Judgers (J), individuals who prefer to make decisions, have a tendency to be more decisive, systematic, and methodical in their approach. Perceivers (P) prefer to be adaptable, to keep their choices open, and to live in the present moment.
(Image:) MBTI is viewed as either as insightful as the I Ching or as useless as a horoscope, depending on who you talk to. Others oppose to the MBTI because they believe it is a simple method of categorizing people. When it comes to fictional and historical personalities, practitioners of the MBTI enjoy “typing” them, often with opposing viewpoints. So, what is Jesus’ Myers-Briggs Type (MBTI)? The majority of those who have sought to answer this issue prefer to keep their options open, seeing Jesus as a role model or god rather than as a human being or personification.
- As a result, He is described as being at both ends of the spectrum at the same time.
- Others believe that if all individuals continue to develop and expand throughout time, they will eventually be able to progress and use all of the functions of the kind they are studying (Source:From Image to Likenessby W.
- I’d like to think that Jesus had a distinct personality, and I’m interested in learning more about who He was when He was on the planet, living His life.
- I’m an extrovert, therefore I’m curious where Jesus got his energy.
- Let’s face it, an extravert would have gone insane if there had been no other people around for 40 days.
- After being in such a crowded place with so many people, Jesus would frequently withdraw.
- So, how did Jesus receive information?
- According to me, this is the one with the most compelling proof.
- He used double meanings regularly (“let him who has ears to hear, let him hear”), and He was a visionary, needing to remind them that He was not come to save them physically, but to redeem them spiritually.
- Feelers make judgments based on their own personal values and how things affect them, whereas Thinkers prefer to make decisions based on rational, objective analyses and how things affect them.
There isn’t a lot of direct information on Jesus’ decision-making process in the Gospels, which may be due to a number of factors, including the following: There is less material to work with because introverted intuitors are less likely to share their internal thought process with others, and because Jesus doesn’t appear to go through a decision-making process very often in the Gospels, and the few decisions He does make are made under extreme stress and may not be typical for introverted intuitors (e.g.
- In the Gospels, there are numerous examples of Jesus employing both tactics.
- loaves and fishes, calming the storm), there are also many examples of Him being direct and provocative (e.g.
- I allowed the atonement itself to tilt the scales in favor of calling Jesus a Feeler, and as a sinner, I’m really hoping he’s more of a “exceptions” decision-maker than a “fairness” decision-maker in his dealings with people.
- Is it better to be organized and prepared or to “go with the flow”?
- There was no timetable, and it appeared that they had no routine for their days.
- As an aside, the loavesfishes episode appears to have occurred without proper preparation (but, like a Perceiver, all works out in the end!).
Ironically, many Christian churches have a far more “J” style–hierarchical, organization-focused, and strictly scheduled–than most other types of organizations.
For those who are unfamiliar with the MBTI, there are several websites that provide simple definitions of the 16 types, such as this one.
Does this affect our perspective of the suitability of other personality types to serve as religious leaders as well?
Another thing to consider is that I could be completely wrong, but I’m going to venture to guess that Joseph Smith was an ESFP.
Not exactly a “man of sorrows” personality type, to put it another way.
And just to be clear, lest anyone accuse me of type bias, I only have one letter in common with the INFP, so my assessment is not based on a belief that my way is the right way, the truth, or the life (literally, in this case). ESFP and I share only one letter in common, which is ESFP.
*Please excuse my poor command of the English language; it is not my first language. In Genesis, Jesus is referred to as the voice of the Torah, or the Torah personified. 11th chapter of John Beginning with the creation of the Word, and with God from the beginning of time, the Word became God. 14 It was the Word that became human and established his home among us. Introverted emotion does not imply the development of a new morality. Some INFPs identify as Christians, while others do not. Depending on their personality type, an INFP may like to experience what it is like to be a prostitute or to experience what it is like to be a Puritan.
- How many prominent INFJs do you know who have made self-sacrifices in the sake of their principles?
- Don’t be concerned about your English proficiency.
- For the most part, I was raised with the teachings of the “Holy Trinity,” as in the “father (God),” “son (Jesus himself),” and “Holy Spirit (the Spirit in all of us).
- As a result, the ethics Jesus preached did not originate with him, but rather with his “parent.” His separation from his father is mentioned multiple times in the New Testament, and he would pray to him on a regular basis during times of weakness.
- Jesus followed the principles that his father established, and instead of creating his own, he concentrated on upholding those tenets at any costs, even the lives of himself and his supporters.
- That INFPs cannot be Christians was not anything I said, I believe.
- “They feel it and make judgments based on it,” you said, which is a pretty nice argument about how INFPs can potentially embrace Christianity.
I am less concerned with how it makes me “feel,” and more concerned with whether or not it is accurate.
We can demonstrate this by examining the cognitive functions associated with each of the groups.
As a result, an INFJ has a worldview into which everything must fit, and this worldview is largely responsible for tying the ethics of other individuals together.
If an INFJ needs to face numerous difficulties in order to achieve their end-goals, you’ll be astonished at how much they are prepared to give up in order to fulfill their strong Ni personality trait.
This may lead to significant advancements in mankind, such as Jesus Christ and his sacrifice, or major humanitarian tragedies, such as Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust, depending on the circumstances.
Introverted Feeling and Extroverted Intuition are the two most important functions for an INFP.
Because of Ne, INFPs are always analyzing a wide range of options from many points of view in their environment.
INFJs are frequently accused of having tunnel vision, and they are said to have difficulty perceiving all of the alternative options and possibilities that exist outside of their worldview.
He was so certain of his convictions that he would openly dispute others and even refute some of the most prominent authorities of his time.
I believe that if Jesus had been an INFP, he would have attempted to examine all of the other viewpoints, but would have had greater difficulty adopting the Torah’s worldview and bringing about tangible improvements.
You may argue that an INFP with a strong sense of self could absolutely accomplish these goals, and I would agree with you. However, I believe that the data most clearly supports Jesus’ INFJ personality type.
r/mbti – Jesus Christ MBTI
Ooh, that’s fascinating. What kind of individuals would be prepared to put themselves in harm’s way for the sake of the greater good? I’d suggest xNFJ, xSFJ, and INFP (no offense to Isfps or anybody else, but I can’t see how you could possibly think it’s anything other than useless). While I believe SFJs are among of the most caring individuals on the planet, I believe they would prefer a more realistic approach. Sacrificing one’s own life appears nonsensical – after all, why would you do so if you can accomplish good while still alive?
So let’s narrow it down to the ENFJ, INFJ, and INFP personality types.
Because of this, ENFJs appear to be hesitant to entirely defy cultural rules and cause havoc – even if doing so is for the greater good.
These personalities are introspective, perceptive, and emotional.
What Personality Type Is Jesus
The results I’ve drawn suggest that Jesus had preferences for INFJ or maybe INTJ, INFP or INTP personalities. This might explain why Jesus stood out so much from the throng, aside from the fact that he was considered to be the son of God by those who believed in him.
What was Jesus’s personality?
The family, followers (John 7:20), and contemporaries of Jesus, according to some psychiatrists, religious academics, and authors, saw him as deluded, afflicted by demons, or otherwise mad at the time of his death. And when his family learned about it, they immediately hurried outside to apprehend him since others were saying, “He is beside himself.”
Was Jesus an Infp or INFJ?
Jesus was one of the very few fully realized individuals to have incarnate on this planet during his lifetime. There is a debate about whether he was an INFJ or an INFP personality type. However, he demonstrated a few qualities that lead me to assume he is an INFP. He was directed by his being, which is a signature of an INFP, rather than by advice, which is a trademark of an INFJ.
What is the rarest personality type?
If you happen to have an INFJ personality type, you’re a one-of-a-kind individual; just 1.5 percent of the general population falls into that category, making it the rarest personality type on the planet.
Where did Jesus get born?
Bethlehem is located 10 kilometers south of the city of Jerusalem in the lush limestone hill area of the Holy Land, 10 kilometers south of the city of Jerusalem. Historically, people have thought that Jesus was born at the location where the Church of the Nativity presently stands (Bethlehem) from at least the second century AD.
What is the most common personality type 16 personalities?
Personality Profile of the United States Advocate in a turbulent situation. 5.67 percent of the population is an Assertive Campaigner. Confident and assertive Consul (5.16 percent). Turbulent Defender accounts for 5.04 percent of the total.
Turbulent Protagonist accounts for 4.71 percent of the total. Turbulent Logician makes up 3.71 percent of the population. 3.60 percent of the population is Turbulent Adventurer. 3.43 percent of the population is an Assertive Protagonist. 3.39 percent is a percentage.
What MBTI are most serial killers?
Creeps On Screen6 MBTI® Of The Most Terrifying Serial Killers John Doe is an INFJ (Intuitive NFJ). The Mastermind – INTJ – Dr. Dexter Morgan is number seven on the list. Joe Goldberg, The Mediator – INFP (Introverted Neurotypical Personality). 10 Hannibal Lecter: The Architect (INTJ) – a psychological thriller. 11 Pennywise: The Entrepreneur – ESTP (Entrepreneurial Skills Training Program). 12 Ghostface: The Architect – INTJ personality type. 13 The Joker: The Entertainer – ESFP (Emotional Social Functioning Profile).
What personality type was Einstein?
Albert is an INTP, which means he is exceedingly analytical, objective, and logical in his thinking. Rather of depending on emotion to communicate with others, Albert is more inclined to approach conversations in a rational manner.
What personality type is Obama?
As a Type Nine personality, Barack tends to be welcoming, cheerful, and adaptable in his relationships. Barack like to live in peace and avoids confrontation wherever possible. Barack is an ENFJ, which means that he is warm, honest, and compassionate.
What is the smartest personality type?
In his personality type, Barack demonstrates characteristics like as acceptance, optimism, and adaptability. As a general rule, Barack prefers peace and is wary of confrontation. When it comes to being an ENFJ, Barack has a tendency to be warm, honest, and empathic.
What is the weirdest personality type?
There are ten secrets to becoming an INFJ, the rarest personality type on the planet. The INFJ personality type is considered to be the most unusual of all the Myers-Briggs personality types.
Which personality type is the most attractive?
Which MBTI personality type is the most attractive? ENFP. 23 percent of ENFPs identified themselves as the type of person who is most attracted to INTJs. INFP. One-fifth of INFPS identified themselves as the group most attracted to ENFPS. ENFJ. 15 percent of ENFJs identified themselves as the type of person who is most attracted to INTJs. ENTP. INTP. ENTJ. INTJ. INFJ. ENTP. INTP. INTJ.
Why was a virgin born?
According to the doctrine of the immaculate conception, Mary was born without sin in order to defend the divinity of Jesus. The Bible, on the other hand, does not teach about Mary’s immaculate conception. According to Luke 1:47, Mary addresses God as “my Savior.” Mary, like you and me, was a sinner who needed to repent. The Holy Spirit’s miraculous and creative work in the conception of Jesus was a marvel to see.
Where is Nazareth now?
Nazareth, Israel’s largest Arab city and one of the largest cities in northern Israel, is located in the beautiful Lower Galilee region of the country and is famous for being the city where Jesus had lived and grown up. Today, the city is the largest Arab city in Israel and one of the largest cities in northern Israel.
What was Jesus known as?
Christian religious leader Jesus (born c. 6–4 bce in Bethlehem; died c. 30 ce in Jerusalem), also known as Jesus Christ, Jesus of Galilee, or Jesus of Nazareth (born c. 6–4 bce in Bethlehem; died c. 30 ce in Jerusalem), was one of the world’s great faiths. The majority of Christians believe that he is the God-man, or the Incarnation of God.
What is the rarest 16 personality?
The INFJ personality type is regarded to be the most unusual of the 16 personality types, as this combination is rarely seen in one to two percent of the population.
What is the quietest personality type?
Personality Type 1 of the ISFP is described in detail below. Quiet, easy-going, and tranquil are some of the characteristics commonly associated with ISFP personalities.
Which MBTI is most evil?
INFP has the most wicked MBTI type. INTP received 14 votes, for a percentage of 4.9 percent. ISFP received 31 votes, or 10.8 percent of the vote. ISTP received 11 votes, or 3.8 percent. INFJs received 12 votes, or 4.2 percent. INTJ received 24 votes, or 8.4 percent of the vote. ISFJ received 73 votes (25.5 percent). ISTJ received 17 votes, or 5.9 percent of the total. Votes totaled 29 (10.1 percent).
Which personality type cheats the most?
INTJs. When it comes to the MBTI personality types that are most inclined to cheat, INTJs are one of the most common.
What is Bill Gates personality type?
Assertive Logician (INTP-A) | 16Personalities.com | Bill Gates, Inc.
What is Elon Musk personality type?
Elon’s personality type is INTJ, which means he is confident, analytical, and ambitious. Elon is most likely an independent thinker who is dedicated to finding solutions to the world’s challenges.
What personality type was Kurt Cobain?
Kurt is an INFP, which means that he is reserved, idealistic, and flexible by nature. Kurt loves to be alone or with small groups of people, and he is likely to prefer to listen to and reflect on what others are saying while participating in discussions.
What personality type are most presidents?
What sort of personality do the majority of presidents have? John Adams (ENTP), Thomas Jefferson (INTJ), James Madison (INTP), James Monroe (ESTJ), John Quincy Adams (INTP), Andrew Jackson (ESTJ), Martin Van Buren (ESTJ) (INFJ).
What is the most common personality type?
Many communities and companies across the world are built on the basis of ISTJs, who are the most prevalent personality type in the world. Detail-oriented, pragmatic, and grounded are the characteristics of this personality type.
What is best personality type?
Personality characteristics that are best for business (and how to use Myers-Briggs to find your PERFECT match) The Scientist is represented by the INTJ personality type. CNBC is the source of this information. INTP – The Professor is an INTP personality type. CNBC is the source of this information. The ENTJ personality type is known as the Boss. CNBC is the source of this information. The Debater is the ENTP personality type. Snopes is the source of this information. The INFJ personality type is known as the Coach.
The INFP personality type is known as the Optimist.
The ENFP personality type is known as the Speaker.
Which personality type is the laziest?
The INFP personality type is the laziest of the MBTI types.