What is the Holy Spirit? Is the Spirit an impersonal force like electricity or gravity, or is He a person? Traditionally, the early Christians concluded the Holy Spirit was a person. But is there any Biblical evidence to support that conclusion? I think there is. Of course, it depends on how you define the word
I recently heard a worship leader, in a moment of extemporaneous prayer, say, “Jesus is the Father and the Spirit and the Son!” I’m going to chalk that little bit of heresy to (1) the leader being young; (2) theological education being low both within and without the churches; and (3) the teaching of Trinitarian
Question: Are “Christians” who don’t understand or believe the traditional doctrine of the Trinity really Christians? Answer: That’s a good question. I take it you’re asking whether they have eternal life. The traditional answer would be “No.” I believe the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and historic Protestant Churches would say you have to believe the
“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6). My sister asked me whether I thought songs which call Jesus our Father are incorrect. If God
Jesus wants people to think. He especially wants them to think more deeply about Who He is. Consider Luke 18:18-19: Now a certain ruler asked Him, saying, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? So Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good but One, that is, God.” An anti-Trinitarian person
Is it a contradiction to say that Jesus is both 100% God and 100% man? I was talking to a fellow believer who said it was a contradiction, but that he believed it anyway. I tried to explain why it wasn’t a contradiction at all, and that if it were, he literally couldn’t believe it.