Why Call Jesus Good?

by Doy Moyer Mark 10:17-31 tells of a rich, young ruler who approached Jesus and asked, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” He was interested enough to seek and find the right source for answers, but the issue was whether he was ready to listen and act. There is something important…

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The Deity of Christ: Refuting Some False Arguments

by Osamagbe Lesley Egharevba via Unmasking Sophistry, Vol. 3, No. 2 The very idea that Jesus was the first to be created is not only absurd, but it is inconsistent with the teaching of the Bible. Recently I met some preachers in the Lord’s church who affirm that Jesus Christ was created. By “created” they mean…

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What did Jesus mean by “I can do nothing on my own?”

Question: Doesn’t John 5:30 resemble Mohammed’s role which was listening and writing and being sent? Here Jesus says that he is nothing without God. Answer: “For not even the Father judges anyone, but He has given all judgment to the Son, so that all will honor the Son even as they honor the Father. He…

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John, Jesus, and Jehovah’s Witnesses

by Jefferson David Tant Those who are familiar with the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ teaching about Jesus Christ are aware that they believe that Christ is not the Son of God, but that he is Michael the Archangel, a created being. Note the following quote from their writings: “the evidence indicates that the Son of God was…

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The Deity of Christ

by Charles N. Spence, Jr. Sentry Magazine, June 2000 One of the principal points of the Christian doctrine is the deity of Jesus Christ. If Jesus was just an ordinary man, though perfect he may be, his death could never benefit the entire race of sinful man. Some faiths actually believe and teach that Jesus…

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How could Jesus be taught of God if he is all-knowing?

Question: Hey brother, Jesus says He was taught by God. I always found that interesting and intriguing. If Jesus is all knowing, can you help me understand how he was taught by God? Answer: “So they were saying to Him, “Who are You?” Jesus said to them, “What have I been saying to you from…

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When did Jesus become the Son of God?

Question: Hi minister, I do not believe that the Bible contradicts itself; hence, whenever I sense a contradiction I call it confusion. Now I am a little confused because I do not know when Jesus became the son of God. This is because some passages of the Bible say he became the son by virtue…

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How can God die?

Question: What if a Muslim asks you, can God die? Jesus died and was resurrected, just like the myths of the Greeks, India, Roman, and the dark ages. What will you say? Answer: The ancient myths took their inspiration from the seasons. They saw the cycles of winter and spring and created myths to explain…

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Did Jesus get back his equality with God?

Question: Christ never got back His equality (Philippians 2:6) when He returned to heaven and was seated at the right hand of God. True? Answer: “Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but…

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