Monthly Archives: June 2011

Walter Kaiser Reveals Christ in the Bible

Walter C. Kaiser Jr. (Wikipedia profile; his personal web page) is a Bible scholar who brings to light how much the Bible talks about Christ (though Kaiser more commonly uses the Hebraic term Messiah, Christ being the Hellenistic version).  His … Continue reading

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The Alternative to Trinity Is Christ – Not Unity Per Se

The key point at which the doctrine of the Trinity and all the doctrines that compete with it (including ones which see Christ as divine, such as Oneness or Modalism) get off base is in choosing God the Father as … Continue reading

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“Trust and Obey” – Hymn

Here is the refrain of this hymn: Trust and obey, for there’s no other way To be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey. The complete lyrics can be found at GreatChristianHymns.com. This refrain reminds me of Paul’s admonition … Continue reading

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“Be the One” – Christian Song

“Be the One” is an Al Denson song from the late 1980’s.  The audio quality is poor.  The video is equally poor and, of course, dated.  Yet the song’s lyrics still shine through. Denson also did a song in this … Continue reading

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The Doctrine of Christ Versus the Doctrine of the Trinity

The doctrine of the Trinity is man-made and the doctrine of Christ is biblical.  (By the way, I consider “doctrine” just another word for “teaching.”)  The fact that the doctrine of the Trinity is man-made does not in and of … Continue reading

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Methodist Preachers in John Wesley’s Days

Peter Cartwright (1785-1872), who had himself been a circuit-riding preacher in America in the wake of John Wesley’s ministry, wrote in his autobiography (The Autobiography of Peter Cartwright, 1856) about what happened when a man felt called of God to … Continue reading

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The Trinity Doubts the Word of Christ

The Trinity concept does not believe that Jesus kept His word to come again in the generation of His contemporaries (Matthew 24:34, and elsewhere).  However, Jesus did keep His promise, and thus He is filling the heavens and the earth and … Continue reading

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The Trinity Diminishes Christ, but the Bible Exalts Him

The Trinity concept says that if you have Christ, you only have a partial understanding of God.  It says that Christ is only one-third of God, and He’s the “second” third at that. On the other hand, the Bible exalts … Continue reading

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The Trinity Says Christ Is In God, but the Bible Says God Is in Christ

The Trinity concept says that Christ is one of three entities that comprise God.  The Bible, however, says that God “was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself”  (2 Corinthians 5:19, italics added). Therefore, if you embrace the trinity concept … Continue reading

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What I Like About the Trinity Concept

There is one thing I like about the Trinity concept: that it asserts the deity of Christ. In fact, many times people accept the Trinity because the only alternative is to consider Jesus a mere human being.  But that only … Continue reading

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