Jesus Addressed as God by His Followers

Jesus

Is Jesus God? One piece of evidence is what his followers said about Jesus. Canadian apologist Tim Barnett of Stand to Reason speaks on this topic in this short video.

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Faith Test: Incarnation

1 John 2:18-27, 4:1-3 Introduction We are going to be looking today at the doctrine of the incarnation, that is that God the Son became human in such a way that he was fully God […]

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7 Things You Need to Know About Jesus

Apologetics and Theology

The point at which a movement usually moves from orthodoxy to heresy is its understanding of Jesus. If we get Jesus wrong, we get everything wrong. 1. Jesus is not a created being. The Arian […]

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Faith So Real You Can Touch It

Apologetics and Theology

I have decided to start a series on 1 John which happens to be one of my favourite books in the Bible. There is so much in this book that is helpful, both for understanding […]

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Taking the Incarnation Seriously

As I write this, it is Christmas day. While Dec. 25 is unlikely the day of Jesus’ birth, it is a good day to reflect on the incarnation. I find that the Church has some […]

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The Trilemma Dilemma

Apologetics and Theology

“I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him: I’m ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don’t accept his claim to […]

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Jesus and Forgiveness of Sin

“And when he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. And many were gathered together, so that there was no more room, not even at the door. And […]

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Is Jesus God?

Apologetics and Theology

This is a controversial question.  But here is something to keep in mind.  Here are a couple of verses from Revelation.  The verses are from the same book and so we cannot be accused of […]

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Why the Trinity Makes Sense

Groups such as the Jehovah’s Witnesses sometimes point out that the Trinity is never mentioned in the Bible and yet traditional Christianity uses the Trinity as one of its major tests of orthodoxy.  Could the […]

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Divinity By Decree: Part Two

Did Jesus receive his divinity by a vote at the Council of Nicaea?  In part one of this discussion, we looked at Jewish monotheism and saw that there was some flexibility within that monotheism that […]

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Jesus Now and Then

I just finished reading a book called Jesus Now and Then by Richard Burridge and Graham Gould.  The book is divided into two section written by each author: one on the New Testament and the […]

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Divinity By Decree: Part One

One of the things that I have encountered from time to time is the claim that Jesus received his divinity by vote at the Council of Nicaea (325 AD).  For many Christians it seems preposterous […]

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