Is the oneness between Jesus Christ and God, the Heavenly Father, ethical or metaphysical?

In the early history of the Church, after the Apostles had fallen asleep, many bitter controversies were engaged in over this very question. But now in these latter days when knowledge is increasing along all lines, and particularly so as regards the knowledge and understanding of the Scriptures, the solution of the matter is clearly […]

August 18th, 2014|God, Faith, The Holy Spirit, Trinity|

If Christ was God the Father, and God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit; how could a voice from heaven say–“This is My beloved Son,” when He was a man on earth?

This is an age of general enlightenment. Knowledge is increasing along all lines, and specially so in regard to the teachings of the Scriptures. The superstitions and theories of the darker past are fading away in the light that is gradually widening out unto the perfect day. The shadows of ignorance and prejudice are still […]

August 18th, 2014|God, Faith, The Holy Spirit, Trinity|

Can you explain these two passages of Scripture: `John 1:18`, “No man hath seen God at any time;” and `John 14:9`, “Ye that have seen me, have seen my Father also?”

The first expression should be understood in the concrete sense. No mortal being could see the Lord God and live–"Whom no man hath seen, nor can see." The last expression, to be understood in harmony with the first, should be considered in the abstract. As it was impossible for the Lord's followers to actually see […]

July 31st, 2014|Bible and Bible Characters, God, Faith, Trinity|

Was Christ human and Divine at the same time?

The word "Divine" signifies "the nature of God." The Creator, God, is a Spirit Being glorious and immortal, dwelling in light that is inaccessible to mortal man. One possessing the Divine, immortal nature could never die. The human nature is the highest form of the earthly or fleshly nature. The Divine nature is the highest […]

July 30th, 2014|Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death, Trinity|