“The deity of Christ is taught in the following texts or families of texts: 1 Cor. 8:5-6, Col. 1:15-17, Heb. 1, John 12:41 (cf. Isa. 6 and 53) and the “I am” statements of Jesus (John 8:24/58, 13:19, 18:5-6).” Dr. James White, Director of Alpha and Omega Ministries and author of The Forgotten Trinity affirms. Patrick Navas, author of Divine Truth or Human Tradition?: A Reconsideration of the Roman Catholic-Protestant Doctrine of the Trinity in Light of the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures, denies. Moderated by Chris Date.

August 12, 2013


Debate topic: “The deity of Christ is taught in the following texts or families of texts: John 12:41 (cf. Isa. 6 and 53), 1 Cor. 8:5-6, Heb. 1, Col. 1:15-17, and the “I am” statements of Jesus (John 8:24/58, 13:19, 18:5-6).” Dr. James White, Director of Alpha and Omega Ministries and author of The Forgotten Trinity, affirms. Patrick Navas, author of Divine Truth or Human Tradition?: A Reconsideration of the Orthodox Doctrine of the Trinity in Light of the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures, denies. This episode is part 1 of their debate, including their opening statements and interaction with John 12:41 and 1 Cor. 8:5-6. Listen to episode 68, “The Great I Am,” for part 2′s interaction with Heb. 1, Col. 1:15-17, and the “I am statements” of Jesus (John 8:24/58, 13:19, 18:5-6).

Music

Chris Allen Band, Firstborn of Creation, from the album, You Are, 2008

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