In Philippians 2:5-11 we see that Christ emptied Himself by taking the form of a servant. Now, what does this mean? Does this mean that Christ emptied Himself of His divine attributes? Or can it mean something else entirely? This is what I will seek to answer in this post. But before I do that, … Continue reading Christ Emptied Himself of What? Phil. 2:5-11
The intent of the atonement is something that has been debated for centuries. It is still something that is not fully settled on in Christian circles. While all Christians acknowledge that Christ came and died for humanity, the intent of this atonement is deemed to only save the elect by some while others believe it … Continue reading The Intent of the Atonement
“He is not here, for he has risen, as he said” (Matt. 28:6). Oh, the joy this brings to all who have called on Christ to save them and bestow on them eternal life. He has risen and as such, He can give us eternal life. Yet, as we looked at yesterday, there are those … Continue reading Trusting in the Resurrection Part II.
Today I want to look at a very interesting thought. This thought is found in 1 Corinthians 15:13–17. In this text, it says, “if there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is … Continue reading Trusting in the Resurrection
Understanding the person and nature of Christ is something that will impact a person’s life. Knowing that Christ came and died for the forgiveness of one’s sins is of extreme importance. That is a major piece of knowing Christ but that does not tell them everything about Christ the person or His nature. What it … Continue reading Practical Christology