If you have not read “A Biblical Soul (Nephesh) is the whole Person including the Body” it would be helpful in understanding the definition of Spirit. This post deals with the life giving force of the Spirit and the relationship to our bodies. It will not other attributes like healing, power to move mountains and … Continue reading What is biblical definition of Spirit when related to our bodies?
Written by Raymond In the teaching on the Trinity it states that God the Father + Jesus + Holy Spirit equals a monotheistic God of One. But wait, you can count three Gods. This post will hopefully help any Christian wrestling with the concept of the Trinity and why it should be questioned as being … Continue reading How does 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 in the Trinity Teaching?
A Definition of God The term “God” is often misunderstood by both Trinitarians and Unitarians, supposing that it refers to a KIND of being (WHAT God is in His nature and impersonal essence) or to simple Personhood (WHO God is as a Person). But the truth of the matter is that the term “God” primarily refers to a ROLE – God’s STATUS as the supreme authority over everything and everyone. The title “God” defines His Sovereign role and relationship over everything that He has originated.
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”
Copyright © Tim Warner The Problem Even the casual student of Scripture is aware that the Old Testament and the New Testament present different approaches to how God deals with man. The Bible itself recognizes this. In John's prologue to his Gospel, he drew this distinction by saying, "the law was given by Moses, but grace … Continue reading Progressive Dispensationalism Introduction
It starts with the problem of taxonomy. On 5 March, at a time when the UK had attributed 1 death to COVID-19 and identified 108 ‘cases’ of SARS-CoV-2, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (Matt Hancock) made The Health Protection (Notification) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 into law. This first amendment, which would not require resolution by Parliament for 40 days from when it returned from its extended recess on 21 April, added COVID-19 and SARs-CoV-2 to the list of, respectively ‘notifiable’ diseases and ‘causative agents’. Under this change to legislation, medical practitioners have a statutory duty to record COVID-19 on a death certificate — as they do not, for example, with pneumonia, the primary cause of death from respiratory diseases.
Before we cover the above question I want to make a statement. Due to various factors, vitamins have been seen by most modern medical scientists as only needed in small amounts and not that important. The thinking is that we get enough in our food. You will never get a Doctor prescribing Vitamin C for … Continue reading What are Vitamins and Why do we Need Them?
In the bible the words sickness and disease are sometimes translated either one or the other based upon context. However, in the English translation they could have used either and in some cases in one translation it is sickness and the other disease. Ultimately sickness or disease is not good and God does not want … Continue reading Sickness versus Disease in the Bible
By Marshall Beretta Feb 3, 2010 Comment and Statement by Tom:- The Greek word for “fornication” is “porneia”, which means harlotry (including adultery and incest); figuratively, idolatry: The NKJ renders “fornication” as “sexual immorality.” The NIV renders it as “marital unfaithfulness/infidelity.” As you can see Christianity has made up its own meaning of fornication to … Continue reading Has Christianity Made Up Its Own Meaning of Fornication to Mean Sex Before Marriage?
1. Dictionary definition The Merriam Webster online dictionary gives the following double definition of the word "Idolatry": 1 : the worship of a physical object as a god 2 : immoderate attachment or devotion to something The fact that the author(s) of this entry had to split it in two underlines the difficulty of using a word whose meaning has shifted … Continue reading Biblical definition of idolatry