Articles

November 21, 2017

“The Father and I are one,” John 10.30

Calvin’s Commentaries (Delaware: Associated Publishers and Authors, n.d.), p. 780. “The ancients made a wrong use of this passage to prove that Christ is (homoousios) of […]
November 21, 2017

Jesus of Nazareth, pub. 1925.

Exerts from Joseph Kalusner’s book: “That Jesus never regarded himself as God is most obvious from his reply when hailed as ‘Good master’ (Mark 10:18; Luke […]
November 21, 2017

Will the Real Michael the Archangel please stand up!

Since the 1800s The Watchtower Organization (Jehovah’s Witnesses), along with “originalists” The Bible Students, have changed their teaching regarding the identity of Michael the Archangel. 1. […]
October 5, 2017

Bishop N.T. Wright, Jesus and the Victory of God

“We can summarize Jesus’ beliefs in terms of the three most fundamental Jewish beliefs: monotheism, election and eschatology. “Jesus believed that there was one God who […]
October 5, 2017

“The root & descendant, the bright morning star.”

According to the prophetic word of both Testaments, the Messiah had to come from: “The seed of the woman”: Gen. 3.15; Mat 1.20; Luke 1.34-35; Gal […]
October 5, 2017

The God of Jesus by Kegan Chandler

Platonic Pre-existence vs. Classical Jewish Pre-existence It is of foremost importance to determine exactly what one means by “pre-existence.”  The concept varies immensely between the people-groups and […]
September 5, 2017

Jesus’ use of the Divine Passive means he is not God!

R. Martin, Approaches to NT Exegesis, p. 237: “[The divine passive became] customary, with an extended usage, on Jesus’ lips. He uses it over 100x [Mat […]
September 5, 2017

John 1.1: Grammatical Points

By Carlos Xavier Most translations inappropriately introduce the male pronoun ‘he’ into John 1.1-2 where ‘he’ replaces ‘this one'[1]. This prompts the reader into the mistake […]

There is one mediator between the One God and human beings, Jesus the Messiah, himself human.