Tag Archives: Nicene Creed

Athanasian Creed: A Review

Who am I to “review” the Athanasian Creed? I do not review it on my own authority. I review it on the authority of the teachings of Jesus, the apostles, and of the Christians, churches, and councils that preceded the … Continue reading

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The Early Christian Definition of the Trinity

A friend of mine is very concerned about my position on the Trinity, despite the fact that I have proven that what I say is not only the view all the apostles’ churches, but also the definition confirmed in the … Continue reading

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The Trinity in History

I’m frustrated one more time by the ridiculous claim that the churches couldn’t decide on a proper description of the Trinity until the Council of Nicea. It’s one thing when modern gnostics or those deceived by them invent history and … Continue reading

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Verses Evangelicals Ignore or Explain Away: 1 Cor. 8:6

Verse 3 (goal is 100) 1 Corinthians 8:6 For us there is but one God, the Father, out of whom are all things, and we in him, and one Lord, Jesus the King, through whom are all things, and we … Continue reading

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The Nicene Creed, New Catholic Wording, and What’s Really Important

First of all, I mean no disrespect to an an excellent article by Dr. Edward Sri. I’m just using it as a push off to complain about how we avoid important issues. There’s a lot of interesting points in Dr. … Continue reading

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Behavior Is Better Than Belief

Today, I just have some points for you to consider: After 300 years of church history, the Council of Nicea still found only a paragraph’s worth of doctrine important enough to encapsulate in a creed. The foundation of God, according … Continue reading

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Book Teaser: The Council of Nicea and the Trinity

In all the studies of the Trinity that have been published since the printing press has been invented, is it really true that no one has noticed that the Nicene Creed calls the Father the one God and we don’t? Did they really never run across Tertullian’s explanation of the reason for that? Continue reading

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Scriptural Terminology: Why It Matters

I mentioned yesterday—I hope it was yesterday; I’m a few days ahead and I’m scheduling these to come up one day at a time—that the blood of Jesus is said in Scripture to be sprinkled, not to be a "mighty … Continue reading

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The Christian Foundation

Nevertheless the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal: The Lord knows those who are his, and let everyone that names the name of Christ depart from iniquity. -2 Tim. 2:19 Today I had a friend tell me that … Continue reading

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The Creed of Nicea

Okay, I’m posting this right away after my last blog, so you probably haven’t seen the previous one yet. If you have the time, make sure you read it, though this one can be read by itself, too. It’s not really … Continue reading

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