Who were the magi, the wise men from the east who worshipped the Christ child? The writings of Herodotus, Philo, and others shed light on their identity. Continue reading»
Here are 4 reasons why I’m staying out of gender discussions which use the Trinity as a model for marriage. Continue reading»
The creed, or hymn, which Paul quotes in Philippians 2:6-11, expresses the depths of humiliation, degradation and alienation that Christ suffered while fulfilling his earthly mission of redemption.
It also expresses the ultimate exaltation of Jesus Christ which results in glorious cosmic and universal worship.
This is an amazing passage of scripture! Even more so because we are called to follow Christ’s example Continue reading»
John’s prologue to his Gospel is rich in theology. What did John mean by referring to Jesus as the Word (or logos)? Why did he call Jesus the light? Continue reading»
On the face of it, the title “the Son of Man” doesn’t seem that impressive. What does this title really mean? What are its implications? Continue reading»
Arguably, one of the most critical words in Christology has been the Greek word monogenēs which has been translated in the past as “only begotten.” What was John’s intention in using this word to describe Jesus? Continue reading»
When reading the New Testament it seems so obvious at times that Jesus is God and equal with the Father; but in other passages Jesus’ full divinity is more ambiguous.
I believe that by comparing certain Old Testament verses with corresponding New Testament verses, Jesus’ full divinity can be conclusively proven. The key to this is recognising God’s Name in scripture. Do you know God’s Name? Continue reading»