April 29, 2020

Jesus in the Apocalypse

J.D.G. Dunn, Did the First Christians Worship Jesus? pp 130-31. The uninhibitedness of Revelation’s christology is easily illustrated: Its vision of Jesus as the Son of […]
April 29, 2020

Moses: “god-man”

What Did Jesus Look Like? By Joan E. Taylor Scholars have identified that Jesus is portrayed as the new Moses in the Gospel of Matthew, but […]
March 31, 2020

The chief agent of God in Revelation

By James McGrath, The Only True God, p 74f. The sacrificial worship due to God alone is thus not shared in Revelation. What is shared are […]
March 31, 2020

Dictionary Definition of God

From The Anchor Bible Dictionary article on “God,” God in the NT, by Joulette M. Bassler. 1. The One God. Many of the functions of God—creative […]
March 31, 2020

What or Who is Logos

Many assume that the “word” in John 1:1 is a person because in Greek logos is grammatically a masculine gender noun (logos) accompanied by masculine pronouns […]
February 29, 2020

The Vindication of Unitarianism

by John Yates, 1816. The unity of God, as one individual person, is denoted throughout the Bible by the almost constant use of singular pronouns, whenever […]
February 29, 2020

The Davidic king as God

In Psalm 89:19 David is called Gibbor, Mighty. Other human beings like the men of David in 2 Sam 23.8 and kings are called mighty as […]
February 29, 2020

The Divine authority of Jesus

From the Anchor Bible Dictionary article on “Incarnation.” Does the authority expressed by Jesus not carry with it an implicit claim to incarnation? The But I […]
February 3, 2020

The son of man, he is human!

The reason why God granted Jesus unprecedented authority was not just that he was the promised Jewish Messiah, uniquely authorized agent of God; but more precisely […]
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 […]

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