I keep hearing this tired refrain: “‘Jesus is Lord’ is the earliest creed.” They are pulling this phrase from 1 Corinthians 12.3 although they seem to miss the first part […]

…Now there are two conditions of prophetic announcement which I adduce, as requiring the assent of our adversaries in the future stages of the discussion. One, that future events are […]

Tertullian on the why of Matthew 1.1 #advent14ccumwv

Tertullian is the John Wesley of the 2nd and 3rd centuries.

The verse in English, Hebrew, and Greek (LXX): I make the light, I create the darkness; author alike of wellbeing and woe, I, the LORD, do all these things. (REB) […]

From the DailyGospel.org: At the beginning of the world all things were made by the Word of God «and without him nothing came to be» (Jn 1,3). Now man, too, […]