“In the Name Of”

Read Colossians 3:12-17 … It has been a long understood position that the phrase translated as “in the name of” refers to the idea “by the authority of.” Very few fail to understand what it means when the policeman knocks on the door and says, “Open up, in the name of the law.” This illustration … Continue reading “In the Name Of”

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The Names of God

The writer of the Proverbs gives us little glimpses into what is wisdom and what is foolishness. The 22nd chapter begins with this admonition: 1 A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, Loving favor rather than silver and gold (Prov. 22:1, NKJV). Whether in contemporary society or in days past, the … Continue reading The Names of God

Fundamental Christianity and the Opposition to Creeds

If the study of Church History teaches one important truth it is this – there are a great number of people that have a great number of differing opinions regarding the praxis and thought within the realm of Christian Religion. The list of influential names and their contributions that have touched the doctrine and practice … Continue reading Fundamental Christianity and the Opposition to Creeds

New Testament Theology: Basic Issues in the Current Debate

Professor Gerhard F. Hasel has produced New Testament Theology: Basic Issues in the Current Debate; of course, being written and published in 1978, the idea of “current” may not apply without further considerations of the debated topics of 2018. Even with that consideration, Hasel has given us an overview of the issues in New Testament … Continue reading New Testament Theology: Basic Issues in the Current Debate