Category Archives: Doctrine

The Trinitarian God – Part Seven

The following from Jesuit, Karl Rahner, is a sad commentary on the Western church today. He said, “We must be willing to admit that, should the doctrine of the Trinity have to be dropped as false, the major part of … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian God – Part Three

We will deal with some of the common arguments against the Christian Trinitarian doctrine in this installment. We will begin by answering the question, “Is the Christian Trinitarian doctrine borrowed from pagan religions?” If you haven’t read the first two … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian God – Part Two

It’s thought by some that the idea of a Trinitarian God is a Christian invention not found in Jewish thought. Nothing could be further from the truth, which we will look at here. In part one we looked at what … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian God – Part One

As Christians, when we define what God is like we are, first and foremost, talking about relationship. God is love (1 John 4:8), which requires Him being in relationship within Himself apart from His creation. Otherwise, His love would be … Continue reading

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Does evil come from God?

In a word, no. If you need an explanation, read on. This subject came up in a discussion at Insanitybyte’s blog with her post, “Mirrors and Conundrums,” which included fellow believers and an atheist.  This is a vast subject which I will only be able to briefly … Continue reading

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The New Testament do-over

It should not be lost on us that the gospel writers intended to portray Jesus’ birth, death, and resurrection as a cosmic do-over. The similarity between how the Gospels begin and Genesis 1:1 is stunning. Let’s briefly see how.

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Why didn’t Jesus get it?

Here’s an irony of all ironies. Jesus was killed by the people who were waiting for Him to come and save. They killed Him because He didn’t look or act like the Messiah of their theology. And since He didn’t … Continue reading

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