When it comes to a discussion about sacred scripture the word “accuracy” will definitely come up. Whether it is in regards to passages in the Old Testament or the New, but what is the basis for such questions? Is it an honest attempt to discern the truth or is one’s mind already made up? This … Continue reading Accuracy of the New Testament
Children are an incredible blessing that must be cherished and nourished. Proverbs 22:6 tells us, "Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. One way that a parent can instill Christian values with their children is by teaching them while they are young. … Continue reading Book Review: God Made the World
“God is not a partial God, neither a changeable being; but he is unchangeable from all eternity to all eternity.”
— Moroni 8:18
There was a time when Mormons agreed with Moroni 8:18. As Mormon historian Thomas G. Alexander writes, “Much of the doctrine that early investigators found in Mormonism was similar to contemporary Protestant churches.”1
Mormonism has apostatized from its own Book of Mormon, and now Christians—who don’t even believe that the Book of Mormon is divine scripture—agree with Moroni 8:18 more than Mormons do. It is a verse that we Christians profoundly wish Mormons would agree with. It is far more important of an issue than tithing, baptism, priesthood authority, or whether Joseph Smith was a true prophet. It concerns an eternal truth of the fundamental nature of God.
“Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from…
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In this episode I take a look at the teaching of the first Christian Apologists, specifically Justin Martyr. We look at their legacy and how their apologetics application is still applicable today. https://www.spreaker.com/user/theology_still_matters/2nd-century-apologetics
What is divine revelation? Through the mercy of God he has decided to make His will known by various means. This was necessary so that we can draw near to the Father, through the son, and with assistance of the Holy Spirit to participate in the divine nature (Dei Verbum, para 2). The pattern of … Continue reading Dei Verbum: What is Divine Revelation?
In this episode I look at the impact that Babylon had on the Old Testament writers. A lot of history, and Old Testament exegesis that helps us income closer with Christ. Listen to Relationship Between Babylon and the Writing of the Old Testament by William Hemsworth #np on #SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/william-hemsworth/relationship-between-babylon
"All theology does is make people snobby, or think they are somehow better than the average Christian." This statement, or a variation of it, is one that most of us the field of theology hear at one time or another. To be honest, there is some truth to it, but not in a way that … Continue reading Book Review: A Little exercise for Young Theologians
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The legacy of Vatican II is one that can bring up mixed emotions. Many see the council as something that was needed, but the implementation was flawed. Others go as far to say that the Church broke from its sacred duty with the council. No matter what view one may take, the council’s influence is … Continue reading Legacy of Vatican II