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February 3, 2020

Anchor Bible Dictionary, “Incarnation”

1st-century Judaism knew a good deal of speculation about hero figures who had been exalted to heaven and given some participation in God‘s judgment, e.g., Enoch, […]
February 3, 2020

The cringe at the heart of Christmas

The idea of God as a little baby is one of the most disruptive theological suggestions ever made by Giles Fraser Christmas can be a bad […]
January 3, 2020

For John the Father is “the only true God.”

The Father is called “the one God” or “the only God” at least 30 times by John in his Gospel! For example, in the classic, clear […]
January 3, 2020

God is One Soul, One Person!

The Hebrews and Greeks did indeed have a word for a person. It is the word we most often see translated as “soul.”  When the Bible […]
January 3, 2020

Adonai or adoni? We do know!

The 6,828 occurrences of YHVH never appear as kurios mou  (my lord) in the LXX, the Greek version of the NT which is very frequently cited […]
December 13, 2019

Concerning Christmas Carols

by J. R. Griffiths, Mus. BAC. It is now generally admitted that our manner of spending Christmas is very largely a perpetuation of customs prevailing not […]
December 13, 2019

The Loss of the Messianic Jesus in the Early Struggles over Christology

by Anthony Buzzard From the early second century, or even earlier in the days of John, and calling forth John’s impassioned plea to stay with Jesus […]
December 13, 2019

The Virgin Birth in John 1:13

Many of the early and late so-called Church Fathers applied John 1:13 to the virgin birth of Jesus and not the spiritual rebirth of the Christian. […]

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