Dive deep into the Apostle Paul's profound concept of 'Obedience of Faith' in Romans 1:5 in our latest article. This comprehensive exegetical analysis explores the linguistic nuances, theological implications, and practical applications of this pivotal phrase. Unravel the layers of meaning in Paul's words, understanding how faith intertwines with obedience in the life of a believer. This exploration sheds light on the balance of faith and works within Christian doctrine, offering insights into Paul's message to both Jewish and Gentile audiences in his time.
This article delves into the profound symbolism of the Shechinah light in ancient Israel's Tabernacle and Temple. It explores how this miraculous manifestation represented Jehovah's tangible presence and its theological implications in Jewish and Christian thought. From being a sign of God's covenant and holiness to foreshadowing the presence of Christ, the Shechinah light's role in religious rituals and its enduring spiritual significance are comprehensively examined.
Explore the complex textual variant in John 1:34 in 'What is the Original Reading of John the Baptist's Testimony about Jesus in John 1:34?' This in-depth analysis delves into the manuscript evidence and theological implications of whether John referred to Jesus as 'the Son of God' or 'the chosen one of God.' Uncover the nuances of early Christian theology and textual criticism as we seek to determine the most authentic wording in this pivotal biblical passage.
Exploring the age-old Design Argument, this article delves into whether the complexities and ordered beauty in the natural world can substantiate the existence of a designing intelligence or God. It discusses the limitations and strengths of the argument, the modern resurgence through Intelligent Design, and its implications for Christian theology.
Few words have been used with a greater latitude of meaning than mysticism. It is here to be taken in a sense antithetical to speculation. Speculation is a process of thought; mysticism is a matter of feeling. The one assumes that the thinking faculty is that by which we attain the knowledge of truth. The other distrusting reason teaches that feelings alone are to be relied upon, at least in the sphere of religion.
Divine revelation appeals to preparation in the human spirit, which it explains and accounts for: first, the instinctive (intuitive) and indestructible sense of dependence on a First Cause; secondly, the consciousness of responsibility to a Supreme Authority; and third, the union of these in the deep desire to know and have fellowship with the Source and End of life.
Every science has two factors: facts and ideas, or facts and the mind. Science is more than knowledge. Knowledge is the persuasion of what is true on adequate evidence. If theology is a science, it must include something more than mere knowledge of facts. It must embrace an exhibition of the internal relation of those facts, one to another and each to all. It must be able to show that if one is admitted, others cannot be denied.
Jesus has confirmed and supplemented Natural Theology, or that which is independent of supernatural revelation. He has consummated the preliminary disclosures of His own earlier dispensations. He has discredited and condemned all teachers and teaching that reject His authority.
Christian Theology is the science of God and Divine things, based upon the revelation made to mankind in Jesus Christ and variously systematized within the Christian Church.