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?
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.
God has always had one plan of salvation: by grace through faith...But, what does "by grace through faith" mean?
Today in church service, we sang “This I Believe (The Creed)” by Hillsong Worship. It is a beautiful song. However, there is an interesting line that I disagree with and that I think highlights an issue with trinitarianism. “I believe in God our FatherI believe in Christ the SonI believe in the Holy SpiritOur God … Continue reading Our God is…One!
Would you join me in praying that God would lead us and guide us into His truth so that we could be unified?
While I don’t believe I comprehend this issue in its entirety and I am willing to be convinced otherwise, I currently believe that the trinitarian interpretation comports more with the Scriptures than the oneness interpretation. Here is why.
I think the crucial point of disagreement was made very clear in the point of the debate at which Andy asked Jeff (at about 43:30 in the YouTube video): "What is the foundation of your faith? Why do you believe what you believe?" Jeff, in his typical quick and confident manner, replied: "The Word of the Living God!" Andy apparently wasn't adequately prepared to reply to this answer and responded with a weak, "Ok...". (It is even worse if you are watching the YouTube video because he follows up with a shoulder shrug and a smirk...)
...the question is: How did they know who Jesus was? A couple possibilities came to mind.