PROVERBS 8:22-36: THE ETERNALLY BEGOTTEN SON

The following is taken from The Moody Handbook of Messianic Prophecies: Studies and Expositions of the Messiah in the Old Testament, eds. Michael Rydelnik & Edwin Blum, published by Moody Publishers, Chicago, IL 2019, pp. 739-746. All emphasis will be mine. Proverbs 8 The Messiah: Personification of Divine Wisdom SETH D. POSTELL Proverbs 8:22-31 has long […]

IS JESUS GOD? THE NEW LIVING TRANSLATION SAYS YES!

In this post, I will employ the New Living Translation (NLT) of the Holy Bible to prove that Jesus is described as Jehovah God Almighty in the flesh. The prophet Isaiah announced that the Mighty God will humble himself to be born as a human male baby in order to reign over David’s throne and […]

ALLAH EXTENDS A HAND: ISLAM’S BLACK STONE IDOL

According to Islamic traditions, the black stone is supposed to be Allah’s right hand which he permits his followers to touch and kiss: “… When we reached Rukn Aswad (the Black Stone) he said, “O Abu Muhammad, “What (command) has reached you regarding this Black Stone?’ Ata’ said: Abu Huraira related to me that he heard Allah’s […]

Bad Greek Made Easy

The following is a post by Catholic apologist Jimmy Akin, which I share here for the benefit of the readers: https://www.catholic.com/magazine/print-edition/bad-greek-made-easy. If you listen to any substantial amount of popular preaching, sooner or later you’re going to run into claims about “what the Greek says” in a particular New Testament passage. Often—too often, in fact—such claims […]

Irenaeus and John, the disciple of the Lord

The following is taken from Irenaeus and John, the disciple of the Lord. I post this here for the benefit of others and in order to insure that such an important refutation to Evangelical NT scholar Richard Bauckham’s claim that the John who wrote the Gospel was someone other than the Apostle doesn’t disappear from the web. […]

Quran’s Multiple Creators: More Proof of Islam’s Triadic Deity

The Muslim scripture describes Allah as the Creators of all things: Is it ye who create it, or are We the Creators (nahnu al-khaliqoona)? S. 56:59 Y. Ali I am going to show that this isn’t merely a case of plural of intensification or majestic plural. Rather, the plural description is employed precisely because Allah […]

Amazing Facts: The Trinity

The following is taken from Amazing Facts: https://www.amazingfacts.org/media-library/book/e/77/t/the-trinity. Capital emphasis will be mine. An Amazing Fact Science tells us that light is constituted of three primary rays, or groups of wavelengths. Clearly distinct from each other, none of them without the others could be light. Each ray has its own separate function. The first originates, the […]

The Case for Unlimited Atonement Pt. 3

I now to the finale where I cite from Reformed Calvinists that do believe in limited or definite atonement https://answeringallah.com/the-case-for-unlimited-atonement-pt-2/ John Piper on 1 Timothy 2:5-6 Here is what this renowned theologian and pastor wrote concerning this specific text: “How many did Christ effectively ransom from sin? He said that he came ‘to give his […]

The Case for Unlimited Atonement Pt. 2

I proceed from where I left off https://answeringallah.com/the-case-for-unlimited-atonement-pt-1/ John on the Atoning Death of Christ  In John’s Gospel, Jesus doesn’t merely come to die for his own sheep but also for the entire world: “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep… I am the good shepherd. I […]

REFUTING ADNAN RASHID PT. 2

I continue from where I previously left off: https://answeringallah.com/refuting-adnan-rashid-pt-1/  SECOND OBJECTION: THE QURAN REJECTS THE TRINITY Adnan deceptively claims that the Quran rejects specific verses in the NT as fabrications to support the doctrine of Trinity, such as 1 John 5:7. He then argues that Q. 4:171 refers to the Trinity when it says “do […]