A Consideration of Gender Roles and Equality in the Light of Galatians 3:28 and 1 Corinthians 11:3.

Introduction The exact question we will be taking under consideration is, “How are women equal to men (Gal. 3:28) while the man is the head of a woman (1 Cor. 11:3)?” Although there are opinions across the entire spectrum concerning this question, the bulk of opinions on this topic fall into either a Complementarian or … Continue reading A Consideration of Gender Roles and Equality in the Light of Galatians 3:28 and 1 Corinthians 11:3.

Omniscience and the Preservation of Free Will

“I’ll go to the store tomorrow.” One recognizes this as a very simple sentence; yet, there is an unspoken understanding associated with the thought – provided. Humans can know what was and what is, but the future can only be spoken of in possibilities, probabilities, and potential. The simple reason lies in the fact that … Continue reading Omniscience and the Preservation of Free Will

A Consideration of the Universalist View of Eternity

Introduction Although considered the orthodox position in the Church, some have taken the theology of hell from eternal conscious torment toward a transitional existence where those present suffer only a long as they continue to refuse the overwhelming love of God and the message of the Gospel. For these theologians and philosophers, the ultimate condition … Continue reading A Consideration of the Universalist View of Eternity

The Messiah: the Greater Prophet, the son of David, Emanuel.

The essence of eschatology, the language in which eschatological thought occurs, is a forward-looking conception of what is the ultimate outcome for mankind and the world. Most of those involved in the work of theology have a basic understanding of eschatology that conforms to this concept, and the traditional shape of eschatology is expressed in … Continue reading The Messiah: the Greater Prophet, the son of David, Emanuel.

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit: Then and Now

From the very beginning of the Church, the gifts of the Holy Spirit were a remarkable and wondrous occurrence. Even as the Apostles were endowed with a miraculous measure of the Spirit in the form of tongues, healings, prophecy, miracles, and inspiration; the early Christians were also given individual gifts that seemed to follow along … Continue reading The Gifts of the Holy Spirit: Then and Now

Punishment, Destruction, and Banishment: The Traditional Language of Hell

The doctrine of hell is certainly a Biblical topic, and a such one has a duty to examine the Scriptures in such a way that a conclusion will be supported by valid hermeneutics and exegesis. Every biblical topic has some type of controversy surrounding it, whether the controversy stems from an understanding (or misunderstanding) of … Continue reading Punishment, Destruction, and Banishment: The Traditional Language of Hell