This article will be dedicated to examining the topic of “Christology”, of which Christ’s divinity is a major concern. “The New Testament writers are really quite careful at this point. Jesus is not the God of Israel. He is not the Father. He is not Yahweh. An identification of Jesus with and as Yahweh was an early … Continue reading Adamic Christology and Theosis
Context: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/jesuscreed/2013/04/05/conformity-to-christ-means-conformity-to-god/ My comment (at #11): Really appreciate this blog post. Theosis is a core biblical concept, and the Western church should have realised this a long time ago. @Todd Moore (#9), indeed!! The apostle Paul himself gave a wonderful summary of the purpose of the crucifixion: Romans 5:9-11 Young’s Literal Translation (YLT) 9 much more, … Continue reading Justification, Reconciliation, and Theosis
Context: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/euangelion/2013/04/the-atonement-three-views-on-the-abc/ My Comment on the above blog post: In the programme, at 15:09, Ben Myers said, “so Christ as a physician, as a doctor, is not a new testament image.” I think that statement is a mistake! Jesus’s own words: “Your faith has healed you.” “Your faith has saved you.” Further remarks: Somehow, it’s not … Continue reading Incompetence exposed.
Context: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/jesuscreed/2013/04/04/ill-be-a-monkeys-cousin-rjs/ Comment (#1): RJS, Wow, you’re asking really difficult epistemological questions. “All truth is God’s truth” firstly suggests that there are different sources of truth. (1) God’s written word, i.e. scriptural truth, and (2) human observations/experiences of the natural world, i.e. scientific truth. It’s important to note that deriving (1) scriptural truth from God’s written … Continue reading Theology and Science: two edges of the same sword