Another Look At Three Passages: A Response to Michael Burgos

Earlier this year the trinitarian apologist Michael Burgos published an article on the website Biblical Trinitarian, titled "A Look at Three Passages Oneness Pentecostals Use to Demonstrate that Jesus is the Father."  In his article, Burgos attempts to refute the Oneness doctrine by challenging our exegesis of three key scriptural passages (viz., Isaiah 9:6, John…

Pronoun Problems: Judges 1:3

Our Trinitarian friends tell us that God is three divine persons who all share the same essence.  Therefore, they say, God can speak or be described with either singular or plural pronouns.  The Trinitarian's go-to example for this alleged phenomenon is Genesis 1:26-27, "And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our…

The TransPLANT Process

Another guest post by my wife Cheyanne.  As usual, she has some awesome spiritual insights about what most of us wouldn't stop to meditate about! In the process of writing what became last week’s post I got curious about how trees are transplanted and pruned. So I went to faithful Elder Google and asked him a…

Seeing Is Believing

Even before the crucifixion, there came a point in Jesus' ministry when the Jewish religious officials were desperate to have him out of the way.  During the feast of tabernacles the chief priests and Pharisees sent the officers of the temple guard to watch Jesus, and take him into custody at the first valid opportunity.…

Luke 24:47—Style & Other Issues

In Luke 24:47 the KJV and says "repentance AND remission of sins," whereas most modern versions like the ESV and the NASB say "repentance FOR remission of sins."  While this may seem like a small difference, it can have deep implications for how we understand Biblical doctrines of salvation. But before we can discuss the…