Core Tenets Of The Trinity

Where Is God?

This is a valid question, and we should be able to provide guidance that will strengthen hope and faith. The question of the coexistence of a loving God in a world of suffering and evil is complex and difficult, but we have enough in the Scriptures to guide us.

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Nothing to Be Afraid Of

Why does “the fear of the Lord” appear so often in the Bible?

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Unique in Every Way

Can God be seen, or is He by nature invisible?

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God’s Glory Revealed

Exodus 19:16-20; 20:18-21 and Deuteronomy 5:22-27 contain a description of what is called a theophany (Greek theos, “God,” and phaino, “to appear/be visible”). The theophany at Mount Sinai is the most glorious manifestation of God in the Old Testament, and it certainly had a central purpose.

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The Fourth One in the Furnace

The context of this verse is the story of Daniel’s three friends who did not bow down before the statue set up by King Nebuchadnezzar (Dan. 3:1-15), and who consequently were cast into the furnace of fire. As the king watched the incident, he saw inside the furnace four persons and stated, “The fourth looks…

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Revelation: Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament

Sigve K. Tonstad, a prolific Adventist scholar of Norwegian origin, has published a number of books and scholarly articles in different areas. His published dissertation has positioned him well to write a commentary on the book of Revelation. Tonstad’s major interest lies in theological interpretation of biblical texts, which features prominently in all of his…

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Is God Responsible for COVID-19?

With the challenge of COVID-19 has come questions and statements about the role of God in natural disasters and pandemic outbreaks.

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Apocalyptic Fiction in Times of COVID-19

Times of global upheaval, like the current COVID-19 pandemic, provide a fertile ground for apocalyptic speculation. Before we draw eschatological implications from COVID-19, we should remember that many other epidemics and pandemics have afflicted the human race throughout history.

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Is COVID-19 a Sign of the End?

In several places the gospels record Jesus’ Olivet discourse in which He describes events leading up to the destruction of Jerusalem and the signs that will precede His coming (Matt 24; Mark 13; Luke 21; cf. Matt 17:20–37).

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