by Kermit Zarley aka Servetus the Evangelical Most Christians believe in the church doctrine of the Trinity, that God is one essence consisting of three co-equal and co-eternal Persons: the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit. Many cite three passages in the book of Genesis as their primary Old Testament (OT) support … Continue reading Is the Trinity in Genesis?
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
How Many Persons Created the Heavens and the Earth?
It is commonly believed that the One who speaks as the Creator of all things in Isaiah chapters 44 and 45 is the triune God consisting of three Persons. The language of Isaiah 44:24 cannot possibly be reconciled with the popular idea: “Thus says the Lord (YHVH), your Redeemer, who formed you in the womb: … Continue reading How Many Persons Created the Heavens and the Earth?
A detailed look at what does Elohim really mean in Genesis 1?
There has been much said about Genesis 1:1 and the word Elohim. Firstly Moses wrote this down as an accurate account down in the Hebrew which was his native language what God had told him about the creation story. As a side note, even Moses himself was referred to Elohim (God) in Exodus 4:16 Please … Continue reading A detailed look at what does Elohim really mean in Genesis 1?
Who is the Only One TRUE God? – YHWH and Father God
"You, the Only True God." (John 17:3). Who is the one true God? How does this God portray Himself with respect to His identity? Does He portray Himself as a one person individual? How is he portrayed by others who are inspired by the Holy Spirit of God? Is this God a three person God … Continue reading Who is the Only One TRUE God? – YHWH and Father God
What is the difference between LORD, GOD, Lord and God?
There are multiple names and titles used for God in the Bible, and sometimes it can be confusing to understand. One confusion arises from varied capitalization of the terms "Lord" and "God," primarily in the Old Testament. In large part, this is a result of English translators attempting to convey the Hebrew term used for … Continue reading What is the difference between LORD, GOD, Lord and God?
5 Reasons the Gospel of John is Not Trinitarian
The Gospel of John is thought to contain the strongest evidence for the traditional view that Jesus Christ is the second member of a Triune God. From John’s famous prologue to the declaration of doubting Thomas, there appears to be a trove of proof texts available to the Trinitarian. But in the process of focusing … Continue reading 5 Reasons the Gospel of John is Not Trinitarian
Did Thomas believe that Jesus was Lord and God in John 20:28
In John 20:28, Thomas beheld the resurrected Christ and famously exclaimed: “My Lord and my God!” One way to interpret this statement is to assume that Thomas was applying both titles to Jesus. Trinitarian apologists naturally choose this option, and further claim that Thomas was therefore identifying Jesus as YHWH God himself. But Thomas didn’t … Continue reading Did Thomas believe that Jesus was Lord and God in John 20:28
Becoming a Unitarian
I have been on a spiritual journey over the last 2 years. I have had a number of questions and have always asked God for godly wisdom. i.e. I have been searching for truth and understanding. I have been made aware that Gnosticism and Greek thought had impacted Christianity over the centuries. So I wanted … Continue reading Becoming a Unitarian
Explanation of The Names Of God
The concept of Name. Especially in Hebrew thought but also in nearly all cultures there was the conception that the appellation by which someone was known in some way communicated something of his character. Hence especially in the Hebrew mentality the concept of name was very important.. The Personal Character of a Name In addition … Continue reading Explanation of The Names Of God