Hearing the Text of the Bible and not something else

One of our human frailties is our inability to hear the text of Scripture. More precisely, we have difficulty in hearing what the Bible says when we have been propagandized into a different opinion. We then start with a fixed notion and enter a kind of "denial" when we read verses which obviously conflict with … Continue reading Hearing the Text of the Bible and not something else

Plain Talk About Who God Is

by Anthony Buzzard Trying to read the Bible without understanding who the God of the Bible is, is likely to be frustrating. Unfortunately so much pressure and dogmatism now surrounds the issue of who God is that Christians are unable to approach the text of Scripture with an open mind. A great measure of fear … Continue reading Plain Talk About Who God Is

Why Doesn’t the Trinity Have Three Thrones in Heaven?

by Servetus the Evangelical aka Kermit Zarley The three great monotheistic religions of the world are Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. All three claim to worship the one and only God, the God of the Bible. While all three base their beliefs on the Bible, they do not agree as to who this God is. Most … Continue reading Why Doesn’t the Trinity Have Three Thrones in Heaven?

There is only One God in the Old Testament

In this post we will learn a truth about God, one that the Bible declares in very clear and simple terms. There is only one true God and one person who is God. All Christians agree that there is only one true God. But all Christians do not agree on whom precisely that one God … Continue reading There is only One God in the Old Testament

John’s Gospel & Alternative Explanation for what Word (logos) Means

Definition of the Trinity is that there is One God and three persons all co-equal, co-external and all knowing. Basically they are all God and all that it means to Christians. Please try and read these scriptures like you have never read them before. Note that Jesus time and again points to God His Father … Continue reading John’s Gospel & Alternative Explanation for what Word (logos) Means

The difference between the One God and the Messiah who is not God

taken from http://www.mindspring.com/~anthonybuzzard/articles.htm Adonai and Adoni (Psalm 110:1) Psalm 110:1 The LORD(Adonai) says to my Lord(Adoni): “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.”  The Bible’s supreme proof text for telling the difference between the One God and the Messiah who is not God This verse was referred to the Messiah by … Continue reading The difference between the One God and the Messiah who is not God

One God Elohim

by Sean Finnegan Yahweh is referred to as Elohim in the first sentence of the first page of the first book of the Bible. "In the beginning God [Elohim] created the heavens of the earth" (Genesis 1:1). IN fact, Yahweh is the Elohim of elohim – the God of gods (Deuteronomy 10:17; Joshua 22:22; Psalms … Continue reading One God Elohim

The Meaning the Hebrew word Elohim in Genesis 1

Elohim is the Hebrew word for God that appears in the very first sentence Genesis 1:1 in the bible. This ancient name for God contains the idea of God's creative power as well as his authority and sovereignty. Jesus used a form of the name in his agonized prayer from the cross. About the ninth … Continue reading The Meaning the Hebrew word Elohim in Genesis 1

Not Understanding what the Bible Means by “God”

Extracted from the book "The Doctrine of the Trinity Christianity's self inflicted wound" by Anthony Buzzard. A host of problems arises from the traditional proposition that Jesus is "God," in the sense required by orthodox creeds. Does the New Testament really present us with this definition of the Savior, or are we perhaps misunderstanding some … Continue reading Not Understanding what the Bible Means by “God”

Did the Holy Spirit Father All the Disciples?

John 3:3-8 NKJV Jesus answered and said to him, "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God." (4) Nicodemus said to Him, "How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?" … Continue reading Did the Holy Spirit Father All the Disciples?