It is sometimes suggested that the deity of Christ was a doctrine that was thrust upon the Church by Constantine at the Council of Nicaea in 325, but is this really the case? Is this doctrine of the deity of Christ that the church universal holds so dear a much later invention? While it is … Continue reading Early Christian Witnesses to the Deity of Christ
Month: March 2020
Speaking in Angelic Tongues? A Look at 1 Corinthians 13:1
1 Corinthians 13:1 is sometimes used to promote the teaching that Christians may acquire the gift to speak in the tongues of angels, but does Paul actually teach that believers may speak in an angelic tongue or a heavenly language in this passage? We’ll dig into that question a little bit closer. In order to … Continue reading Speaking in Angelic Tongues? A Look at 1 Corinthians 13:1
Where Did the Names of the Gospels Come From?
Have you ever wondered why we speak of the Gospel according to Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John? If you have paid attention, you will have noticed that they are all anonymous works; the first three never identify an author, while the fourth only hints at the author as “the disciple whom Jesus loved” (see John … Continue reading Where Did the Names of the Gospels Come From?