Materials: Theology

Comments on 1 Timothy 4:10

A short but direct analysis of this passage to answer the question: Does this text teach that everyone has been saved by Christ's death who does not directly reject that salvation?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Comments on the "In Adam/In Christ" Motifs

A brief but careful study of the way the concept of being in Adam and in Christ is used in the Bible, and how it can be understood harmoniously with the other teachings of the Scriptures.

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Conversion, the Gift of the Holy Spirit, and New Testament Religious Practices

The New Testament consistently associates the gift of the Holy Spirit with repentance, conversion, and baptism. Yet there is no clear pattern as to whether the outpouring of the Spirit  precedes or follows baptism.

Author: 
Clinton Wahlen

Counsel Regarding the Question of the 144,000

A collection of Ellen G. White statements relating to the 144,000.

Author: 
Ellen G. White Estate

Counting Commandments

Why does the list of the Ten Commandments published in Jewish writings differ from the common biblical one? There also seems to be a disagreement among some Christian denominations on how to identify them.

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Creation and the Spirit of God

What is the meaning of the statement: "And the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters" (Gen. 1:2)?*

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Day of Atonement — Does Hebrews 9:12-13 Point to?

This brief article explores the words used in connection with sacrifice and how they are used in Hebrews.

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

Dealing With “Discrepancies” in the Bible

How should we deal with alleged discrepancies in the Bible? Here is a short discussion on some issues to be considered before one draws any firm conclusions on such matters.

Author: 
Kwabena Donkor

Death—The Last Enemy

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

Did Jesus Emanate from the Father?

This article looks at John's statements that Jesus came forth from God the Father and investigates how they have to be understood. This has implications for the doctrines of Christ's divinity and the Trinity.

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

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