73 of 100: The tale of two men – Adam and Jesus (Are you of Heaven?)

"Howbeit that is not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; then that which is spiritual. The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is of heaven. As is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly. … Continue reading 73 of 100: The tale of two men – Adam and Jesus (Are you of Heaven?)

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72 of 100: The Apostles’ Glory with the Father before the world was and the Book of Life

This post continues on from the earlier post: 71 of 100: On the Glory of the Christ before the world was (John 17) In this post we specifically look at the "pre-existence" of the disciples of Christ - not as physical beings or as spirits but as those loved by the Father before the world was … Continue reading 72 of 100: The Apostles’ Glory with the Father before the world was and the Book of Life

70 of 100: Did the Christ pre-exist? Examining the Gospel of John (Ch 1-6)

Please refer to this post for an introduction: 69 of 100: Reasons why Christ did not Pre-exist his birth John 1:1 - That which was from the beginning, Contrasting John’s own interpretation with his gospel record: 1John 1 The Word of Life 1Jn 1:1  That which was from the beginning, v/s Joh 1:1  In the beginning was the Word, … Continue reading 70 of 100: Did the Christ pre-exist? Examining the Gospel of John (Ch 1-6)

68 of 100: On Colossians 2:9 ‘For in him all the fullness of the Deity dwells bodily’

(WEB)  For in him all the fullness of the Deity dwells bodily, (KJV)  For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. The expectation of the Messiah was that he would be a man approved by God. God used Jesus to do his work - i.e. to lead people to himself. This was true of … Continue reading 68 of 100: On Colossians 2:9 ‘For in him all the fullness of the Deity dwells bodily’

65 of 100: On John 1:18 – Can the verse be trusted?

'Can a verse be trusted' raises serious issues and concerns. It also significantly impacts one's faith. However, this post actually shows that for those who believe Jesus as a human being, the text has been preserved from the divisions that occur within the trinity bible translations itself: As noted above, translations do not agree on the … Continue reading 65 of 100: On John 1:18 – Can the verse be trusted?