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October 30, 2018

Dr. James Dunn on John 1.1, “the word of God”

From Did the First Christians Worship Jesus? pages 117-123 Prior to John logos (“word,” a masculine noun) is personalized but not genderized (i.e., ‘he,’ ‘his’). The […]
September 5, 2018

“The church diverged in discipline and dogma”

British historian William Winwood Reade, The Martyrdom of Man, p 235. The church diverged in discipline and dogma more and more widely from its ancient form, […]
September 5, 2018

The worship of “the image of God.”

Did the First Christians Worship Jesus? by James Dunn. A persistent theme of [Hurtado’s, One God, One Lord] is that, though the language used to speak […]
September 5, 2018

Human “gods.”

What does the Bible mean by the word “god” [Heb. elohim; Gk. theos]? First, the plural ending of the Hebrew word for “god,” elohim, is traditionally […]
July 30, 2018

“He is the Son of God because God has begotten him.” John 1.13

Incarnation: The Person and Life of Christ, Thomas F. Torrance. Here we have a verse, not recognized often enough, where explicit mention is made of the […]
July 30, 2018

Trinity Doctrine Error: A Jewish Analysis

by Gerard Sigal In a unique ontological defining moment, God explains the meaning of His Name. In so doing, we get an insight into the ontological […]
July 30, 2018

The Shift from Messiah, Son of God, to Jesus as “God.”

by Anthony Buzzard Lee Strobel in his well known investigation of the Christian faith spoke with an evangelical professor, Ben Witherington. The conversation proceded as follows. […]
June 29, 2018

The Doctrine of the incarnation

By Robert Lawrence Ottley, 1896. It is unnecessary, however, to notice in detail the Messianic conceptions of the apocalyptic literature. In some of the writings of this […]

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