Christology from Nicea to Chalcedon: A Brief History

Almost immediately following Christ’s death, resurrection, and ascension, the church found herself subject to infiltration by heretics and false doctrine. While these heresies did not focus exclusively on the person of Christ, most of them did, and early Christian theologians labored to respond to these challenges in order to articulate a logically coherent, biblically faithful … Continue reading Christology from Nicea to Chalcedon: A Brief History

Christ Alone as the Center of the Reformation Distinctives

Is there a "center" of the Reformation distinctives (Scripture alone, Faith alone, Grace alone, Christ Alone, Glory of God alone)? Yes, there is, according to Michael Reeves in his foreward to Steve Wellum's excellent book, Christ Alone: The Uniqueness of Christ as Savior. Reeves argues that we must keep Christ at the center of these Reformation … Continue reading Christ Alone as the Center of the Reformation Distinctives

Christ as the Image of God: Biblical-Theological Reflections on Colossians 1:15-18

Colossians 1:15-20, the immediate context in which the phrase “image of God” is found, is one of the most exalted Christological passages in the New Testament. It is located toward the beginning of the Paul's letter, preceded only by a brief introduction to the epistle (1:1-3), a note of thankfulness from the apostle for the Colossians’ … Continue reading Christ as the Image of God: Biblical-Theological Reflections on Colossians 1:15-18

‘The Deity of Christ’ Edited by Christopher W. Morgan and Robert A. Peterson

This volume, as the title clearly indicates, is a collection of essays on the deity of Jesus Christ.  The book begins with a brief introduction the editors, Christopher Morgan and Robert Peterson, in which they discuss the vital importance of this topic and the need for fresh discussion.  Morgan and Peterson cite with approval Peter … Continue reading ‘The Deity of Christ’ Edited by Christopher W. Morgan and Robert A. Peterson