Monthly Archives: December 2017

Historical Testimony for Jesus’ Death and Deity

The Death of Jesus and the Defeat of Islam: https://www.risenjesus.com/the-death-of-jesus-the-defeat-of-islam The Early Church Fathers on Jesus: https://www.risenjesus.com/the-early-church-fathers-on-jesus   Advertisements

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Deity of Christ, early church history, Historical Jesus, History, Islam, Muslims, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Irenaeus and the church at Rome in his day

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Irenaeus was one of the most important church fathers of the second century, who was bishop of Lyon, France, and who wrote around 180-200 AD, his famous work, Against Heresies, that was against Gnosticism…

Posted in apostolic succession, church history, Dave Armstrong, Development of Doctrine, early church history, Irenaeus, Roman Catholicism

Response to Dave Armstrong’s response to my article on his taking Irenaeus out of context

I begin with a link to an article by Anthony Lane, that David Waltz linked to at his blog.  (see at the very bottom of his side bar, right above the famous Newman quote)  This article by Anthony Lane is … Continue reading

Posted in apostolic succession, church history, Dave Armstrong, early church history, Irenaeus, Roman Catholic False Doctrines, Roman Catholic false practices, Roman Catholicism, The rule of Faith, Tradition

Michael Kruger and Andreas Kostenberger on Walter Bauer and his “lost Christianities” thesis

 Walter Bauer, The Heresy of Orthodoxy  –  The NT books and early Christian diversity. How and When was the New Testament Canon put together.   When was Earliest complete list of New Testament Books.   

Posted in Bart Ehrman, Canon of Scripture, church history, early church history, Tradition, Walter Bauer

Scripture, Tradition, and Church, by Anthony Lane

Scripture, Tradition and Church: An Historical Survey, by Anthony N. S. Lane https://biblicalstudies.org.uk/pdf/vox/vol09/scripture_lane.pdf

Posted in apostolic succession, church history, Development of Doctrine, Tradition

A one text sermon – John 1:12 and OT scholarship on Isaiah 7:14

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
This gentleman (J. A. Motyer, Old Testament scholar – pastor)  passed away today at the age of 91.  What a great message from John 1:12.  This was also the verse that was first told…

Posted in Gospel according to John, Gospel Truth, Isaiah 7:14, OT scholarship, Salvation, Truth