Here is an interesting quote I found this morning. One has to remember that Tertullian can be credited with creation of the word ‘Trinity’ and with the heavy use of the holy spirit in the Trinity. My thoughts are interspersed. Chapter V.—The Evolution of the Son or Word of God from the Father by a […]
The ‘I am.’ (Ἐγώ εἰμι) In Exodus 3: 13-14, God introduces Himself to Moses by His Name “I AM”. καὶ εἶπεν ὁ θεὸς πρὸς Μωυσῆν Ἐγώ εἰμι ὁ ὤν· καὶ εἶπεν Οὕτως ἐρεῖς τοῖς υἱοῖς Ισραηλ Ὁ ὢν ἀπέσταλκέν με πρὸς ὑμᾶς. – LXX The Beloved Apostle writes the scene in the Garden this way, […]
Alpha and Omega, First and Last In John’s Apocalypse, we read a much disputed text, but I will still prefer the Byzantine text form and will thus quote it here. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty. […]
Greater than I, and praying to the Father In John 14.28, Christ says, “Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.” Most Trinitarians will tell […]
Here. I like his blog and find his point here more than ‘adequate’ .
Monogenes Monogenes, when applied to the Incarnation, can only be found in John (John 1:14, John 1:18, John 3:16, John 3:18, 1John 4:9). It is an important theological word, so let us examine what ὁ μονογενὴς υἱὸς (TR) or μονογενὴς θεὸς (NA-26) actually means. Let us first examine monogenes in the LXX (Old Greek/Septuagint). Kittel […]
Logos Until the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, most scholars held that the Gospel of John reflected a non-Palestinian religious-historical background; however, since the discovery it has been accepted by many that the Jews responsible for the composition of the Dead Sea Scrolls are remarkably similar conceptually to the John’s Gospel. It should be […]
Maybe not totally about Baptism, but it does reveal something about his thinking on baptism. This is the meaning of, the Spirit gives life. The former [the law] makes its captive dead from being alive, the latter renders the man it has convicted alive from being dead. For, come unto me, you that labor and […]
This is perhaps one of the best videos that argue against the BOM that I have seen. Excellent work, guys!
It’s not the Superfriends, but just as unbelievable.