Issues of the Soul Part 1: What is the Soul?

Some of my favorite verses in the Bible are passages that talk about the soul. For example: “As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God…” (Psalms 42:1-2, 5 NASB). Another favorite is Psalms 103 that reads, “Bless the […]

Understanding Jesus – Part 3

Don’t miss out on the first two parts of this series. For our final installment we’ll look at some specific examples of the human and divine natures of Christ in the incarnation and we’ll also look at the self-consciousness of Jesus. Some Careful Distinctions Regarding the Incarnation 1. Jesus’ human nature – Ascended to Heaven […]

Understanding Jesus – Part 2

We have already covered the aspects of Christ’s humanity and divinity. For that discussion you can see part one of Understanding Jesus. In history there were also examples of wrong teaching regarding the incarnation. As we endeavor to accurately understand the incarnation of Christ, it can be helpful to look at what it is not. So, we […]

Understanding Jesus – Part 1

While this post is not meant to be an exhaustive discussion on the deity and humanity of Jesus, it will hopefully bring some clarity on how to understand the God-man. Wayne Grudem writes, “Jesus Christ was fully God and fully man in one person, and will be so forever” (529). There is a lot of […]

Understanding the Trinity

The doctrine of the Trinity is challenging. God is unique and as a result, no analogy is equally comparable. As a result, there may be times while attempting to understand the Trinity, when we will feel comprehension eludes us. This can be rather frustrating. In reality though, what sort of God would God be, if in our […]