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The Head We Hold Fast to Is Christ, not the “Godhead”

Colossians 2:19 tells us to “hold fast to the head,” speaking of Jesus Christ.  Indeed we should.  Why then do Trinitarians say we should instead hold fast to something they call “the Godhead”?  I’ve written previously on the unfortunate term … Continue reading

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Job Was a Type of Christ

The book of Job was not thrown into the Bible as filler.  It helped prepare us for understanding Messiah.  If we did not see this before Messiah came, we certainly should see it now. Here’s how Job paralleled Christ.

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The Evangelical Movement Has Forgotten About Jesus

I am a child of the evangelical movement.  I believed in Jesus after someone confessed to me, “I have accepted Jesus Christ has my personal Lord and Savior.”  I examined the claims reading the Bible and acknowledged Him myself. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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They Strain Out a Gnat and Swallow a Camel

Jesus spoke of those who strain out gnats and swallow camels (Matthew 23:24). Here are a couple of current-day examples: Jeffrey Small, author of The Breath of God, recently wrote a piece for the Huffington Post titled The Bible: History … 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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Why Don’t Proponents of the Trinity Put Forward a Straightforward Biblical Case for It?

While the Bible stresses Christ as the proper focal point for all seekers of God, post-apostolic church leaders stress the Trinity instead.  I have recently attempted to get proponents of the Trinity to present a scriptural case for it, but … Continue reading

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Why I Love the NASB

I love the New American Standard Bible (NASB) and believe it is the most useful of all English translations of the Bible.  Here are my reasons: 1. It is the most literal of all English translations.  For a native-English-speaker who … Continue reading

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Was the New Testament Canon Settled by 150 A.D.?

David Trobisch in his book The First Edition of the New Testament (Oxford University Press, 2000, 175 pages) claims that the documents to be part of the New Testament were determined as early as the mid-2nd Century CE.  Contrary to the … Continue reading

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