Having grown up as a part of the Oneness Pentecostal movement, I have been instructed in a particular christology. The basic idea is that Jesus Christ is God the Father manifested or incarnated in the flesh as a human being and that he has two natures, one human and one divine. This is the essence … Continue reading Christology Revisited
I think there is an important lesson to be found in Proverbs 7 about wisdom in general from the specific example given of sexual purity.
There are often differences of interpretation that result in disagreement between those who accept the scriptures as the source of doctrinal authority. How should we conduct ourselves when confronted with such disagreement?
Remember the theological golden rule as you move on with your life: treat other people's theologies like you want yours to be treated.
The way of the cross is the only way to reconciliation with God and our fellow men. The way of the cross is the only way to the fulfillment of our duty to love God and love our neighbor.
This is the key to living for God, basic Christian living, and also Christian ministry. It cannot be done in our ability, but [only] as we walk in the Spirit.
As American Christians, let us celebrate with vigor our freedom from tyrannical political authorities and our freedom in Christ from the condemnation and slavery of sin.
To conclude, it seems to me that the only reason one would interpret this text as supportive of trinitarianism is a prior commitment to trinitarianism. This text simply does not suggest a multi-personal God. Thus, to insist as much would be to commit eisegesis and read one's own preference into the text instead of letting the text speak for itself.
Recently, I was able to interact with Sam Shamoun on Whaddo You Meme??, an apologetics YouTube channel run by Jon McCray, through the super-chat feature on YouTube. They were doing a response video to a video by an adherent of oneness named Marcus Rogers. Sam put forth a challenge at 33:25. I challenge...any oneness modalist … Continue reading Baptism Interaction on Whaddo You Meme??
While all of this is excellent as far as it goes, it doesn’t go far enough. What I mean is that these are good and right points, but they are insufficient.