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November 1, 2016

Colossians 1.15-17 Explained

From, Christology in the Making by James Dunn. [For modern interpreters the phrase ‘The firstborn of all creation’ v.15b, denotes] precedence in rank rather than priority […]
November 1, 2016

John 17:5: A Verse to Be Trapped By

by Anthony Buzzard Please consider these language facts about things which are held in reserve by God, stored up “with Him.” The Hebrew Bible speaks of […]
October 4, 2016

From “Christology in the Making” by James Dunn

“Incarnation, in its full and proper sense, is not something directly presented in scripture. It is a construction built on the variegated evidence to be found […]
October 4, 2016

From “Jesus Was Not a Trinitarian” by Anthony Buzzard

Chapter 2 Who Was the God of Jesus and His Followers? “Jesus taught no new doctrine of God…The God of whom Jesus speaks is the one […]
October 4, 2016

The Fateful “shift” from Son of God to “God the Son”

By Anthony Buzzard Professor Loofs, writing his history of dogma in 1895 (still not translated into English), spells out in detail the fateful move from Jesus […]
September 3, 2016

On John 1.13

Nor were the Gnostics exempt from such charges, even though, as we have observed, orthodox heresiologists considered them somewhat exceptional in their abilities to find their […]
September 3, 2016

The Easy Language of Matthew & Luke

By Anthony Buzzard Trinitarianism and Arianism are stuck trying to oppose the easy language of Matt and Luke: One cannot come into existence if one already […]
September 3, 2016

Does Jesus use of “I am” [ego eimi] mean he is God?

By Alane Rozelle In John 9:9, the healed-but-formerly-blind man kept saying “I am”, the exact same two Greek words that Jesus uses when he makes his […]

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