Who do you say that I am? “He said to them, But who do you say I am?” Mat 16:15 Who do you say I am? Jesus asked His desciples: “Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?”and in response His disciples replied: “some people say You are Elijah and some say […]
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Literally, “the bearer of God.” A Greek term used to refer to Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, with the intention of reinforcing the central insight of the doctrine of the incarnation – that is, that Jesus Christ is none other than God. The term was extensively used by writers of the eastern church, especiallyaround […]
What is presuppositional apologetics? Presuppositional apologetics is an approach to apologetics which aims to present a rational basis for the Christian faith and defend it against objections by exposing the logical flaws of other worldviews and hence demonstrating that biblical theism is the only worldview which can make consistent sense of reality. Presuppositional apologetics does […]
A term relating to the doctrine of the Trinity, which affirms that while all three persons are active in all the outward actions of the Trinity, it is appropriate to think of those actions as being the particular work of one of the persons. Thus it is appropriate to think of creation as the work […]
A term used, especially during the nineteenth century, to refer to the historical person of Jesus of Nazareth, as opposed to the Christian interpretation of that person, especially as presented in the New Testament and the creeds.
A term used in the aftermath of the Diet of Speyer (1529) to designate those who “protested” against the practices and beliefs of the Roman Catholic church. Prior to 1529, such individuals and groups had referred to themselves as “evangelicals.”
An immersion or sprinkling of water that signifies one's identification with a belief or cause. In Christianity it is the believer's identification with Christ in His death, burial, and resurrection (Rom. 6:4-54). It is done in the name and authority (Acts 4:7) of Christ with the baptismal formula of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Matt. […]
The doctrine that Christ has two natures: divine and human. these two natures are united in one person, Jesus.
This is a term applied to the four Hebrew letters that make up the name of God as revealed to Moses in Exodus 3:14. God said to Moses, “And God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM”; and He said, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me […]
Irenaeus Irenaeus (Greek: Εἰρηναῖος) was a 2nd century Christian Theologian from Smyrna in Asia Minor, now İzmir, Turkey, he was raised in a Christian family. The exact dates of his birth and death are not certain but he probably was born between 125 and 133 AD and died at around 202 AD. Irenaeus was the […]