Conversations With Jehovah’s Witnesses – Part Five

Apologetics and Theology

I once more had a conversation with a Jehovah’s Witness (and a new partner) focused largely (but not completely) on the kingdom of God. After numerous conversations on the kingdom of God, it is clear […]

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4 Ways in Which the Incarnation of Jesus Christ is Unique

Incarnation

People who subscribe to the Jesus Myth Theory argue that there is nothing unique to the incarnation of Jesus. They attempt to draw all sorts of parallels that end up disappearing as soon as you […]

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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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Devotions: 2 John

Apologetics and Theology

A devotion based on 2 John 1:7. Not a lot of people read 2 John (less read 3 John) but there is some important teaching here. Some of it is a continuation of what John […]

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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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5 Ways That Christianity is Unique

The uniqueness of Christianity One of the most common claims is that all religions are the same. This is incredibly false. Each religion has its own claim to being unique. Here are five ways in […]

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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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Was Jesus Omniscient?

Orthodox Christian theology teaches that Jesus is God incarnate.  When we speak of God, we speak of a being who is omnipresent, omnipotent and omniscient.  The problem is that when the disciples asked Jesus about […]

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Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

My favorite Christmas carol is Charles Wesley’s classic, Hark! the Herald Angels Sing.  Not only is Wesley my favourite hymn writer in general, this particular carol is filled with theological truth.  This is a great […]

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A Child and a Son

I believe strongly in defending the Christian faith and putting forth the strongest argument possible.  At the same time, I am a firm believer in not overstating our case or presenting claims not supported by […]

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C.S. Lewis on Inspiration and Inerrancy

I’m going to put this one out for discussion.  What do you think of this view of Scripture? “The main difficulty seems to me not the question whether the Bible is ‘inspired’, but what exactly […]

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Miracle of the Incarnation

Romans 1:1-7 Introduction What is it that is essential for us to get right?  Do we need to get the style of our worship music right?  Do we need to get the balance of liturgy […]

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