December 2012 Issue
21st Century Reformation
Not Under the Law -
But Under Grace
Two Great Covenants - Pt 2
J. Dan Gill
This is Part 2 of J. Dan Gill’s classic studies entitled: “Two Great Covenants.” In this teaching, J. Dan talks about the matters of “Law” and “Grace” from the perspective of the Apostle Paul – a Jewish man who was zealous for the Law of Moses and became the “Apostle to the Gentiles.”
Also Listen to: Two Great Covenants
Deity of Christ:
Also Listen to: Deity of Christ
| Romans 9.5 | Mathew 1:23 |
One Really Does Mean One
Anthony Buzzard takes up the strange twists of some Trinitarian scholars regarding the word “one.” Anthony sharply scolds those Trinitarians who have attempted to solve their insurmountable problem of God being only “one” person by making a ridiculous proposition about the word “one.” Their proposition is to attempt a reinvention of the word “one” alleging that it means “multiple” persons when referring to God!
God Declaring Himself
Who is better qualified to tell us who God is than God? In this short article, Joel Hemphill brings us a wonderful reciting of the words of God about himself.
Is Jesus God in Acts 20:28?
21st Century Reformation contributor Kermit Zarley asks the question: Is Jesus God in Acts 20:28? This is yet another of Zarley’s well done - direct and to point considerations of a controversial Scripture.
Hell: A Final Word
The Surprising Truths I Found in the Bible
Book Review by Barbara Buzzard
Barbara Buzzard tackles Edward Fudge’s book: “Hell – A Final Word.” She finds Fudge’s work to be engaging and scripturally challenging. All of you who are fans of Barbara’s reviews will find this one of particular interest.
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The Blood of the New Torah
Understanding Hebrews – Chapter 9
Anthony Buzzard and J. Dan Gill
God’s New Torah in Christ is dedicated not with the blood of bulls and goats as was the inferior Torah of Moses. Rather, it was dedicated with the blood of Jesus Christ - God’s truly begotten son. Anthony Buzzard and J. Dan Gill continue their exposition on the Book of Hebrews.
Jesus Saves – Today!
Jesus Now…The Series - Session 2
J. Dan Gill
Jesus Saves – Today! This is J. Dan Gill’s second in the series “Jesus Now!” J. Dan tells us that Christ’s work of salvation and reconciliation between God and mankind did not end on earth, but continues now while he is in heaven.
United With God – We’ll Succeed!
Pastor Mark Jones of Tennessee tells us that our walk with God is a partnership. By ourselves, we cannot win. With him, we will succeed.
Platonic Christianity – Rejecting God’s Kingdom as "Crude"
Pastor Sean Finnegan of New York addresses the matter of Platonic influences on post-Biblical Christianity. Sean particularly talks about the Christian Platonist’s idea that the Biblical concept of God’s Kingdom on earth was “crude”.
Gentleness: Nice Guys Don't Finish Last
Pastor Steve Taylor of Tempe, Arizona brings us the eighth in his enjoyable series about the fruit of the spirit. In today’s teaching, Pastor Taylor tells us that God wants to bring forth “Gentleness” in the life of his people.
Also See: | Real Fruit | Joy | Peace | Patience | Kindness | Goodness | Faithfulness |