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 […]
June 29, 2018

My Lord! and my God!

I do not understand this as an address to Jesus; but thus, ”Yes; he it is indeed! He, my Lord and my God!” Yet, in giving […]
June 29, 2018

John 1.1: The Memra, Word, of God.

It has been said that the Christians came to speak of Christ as the Word, because, in the Jewish Targums, Memra, or the Word, was substituted […]
June 1, 2018

Christ, the creator

The Jewish-Christian worldview presents a series of renewals. First: the world of Genesis underwent a change after the flood (2Pet. 3.3-6; Rev. 6.12-14; cp. Isa 34.4). […]
June 1, 2018

The 195 Occurrences of adoni in 163 Verses

By Anonymous Psalm 110:1 is the most quoted Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) verse in the New Testament! It is quoted or alluded to 23 times in […]
June 1, 2018

Who Did Isaiah See? Isaiah 6.1-3; John 12.41

The “Jesus-is-God,” i.e., Yahweh argument: ‘Isaiah said these things because he saw Jesus’ glory as God [YHWH] in a pre-incarnate state.’ What John actually describes: ‘Isaiah […]
May 23, 2018

Confused Cappadocian Fathers

The Great Catechism, chapters 1-4. “…the Christian who combats polytheism has need of care lest in contending against Hellenism he should fall unconsciously into Judaism…Thus the […]
May 23, 2018

Are There Any Trinitarians to be Found in the NT? Part 5, Conclusion

By Etienne DID THE NEW COVENANT USHER IN TRINITARIANISM? The Messiah’s death on the cross was a watershed marking the end of the letter of the […]
May 23, 2018

How Jesus Became God

By Bart Ehrman People today think that we should live ethically for a wide variety of reasons—most of them irrelevant to Jesus—for example, so we can […]
March 31, 2018

Adolf Harnack “The History of Dogma”

“Did not the doctrine of a heavenly aeon, rendered incarnate in the Redeemer, contain another remnant of the old Gnostic leaven? Did not the sending forth […]
March 31, 2018

Are There any Trinitarians to be found in the NT? Part 4

By Ettiene WERE JESUS’ DISCIPLES PROFESSING TRINITARIANS? Some creedal statements uttered by Jesus’ disciples can be found in the gospels. They are listed below: Nathanael: “Rabbi, […]

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