The Deity of Christ before the Council of Nicaea.

[article by Mr.P] The First Council of Nicaea was a council of bishops in the Church, organised in the city of Nicea in Bithynia (now called Iznik in Turkey) and called by the Roman Emperor Constantine. It lasted from May to August AD 325. This ecumenical council was the first effort to achieve agreement in the Church…

13 Witnesses to Jesus Christ’s Deity

[Article by Mr.P] God The Father called Jesus Christ God: • Hebrews 1:8-10 “But to the Son He says: “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; A scepter of righteousness is the scepter of Your Kingdom. v9 You have loved righteousness and hated lawlessness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil…

“No one is good but One, that is, God”

[Article by Mr.P] Luke 18:18-21 (NKJV) records the following occasion “Now a certain ruler asked Him (Jesus v16), saying, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” v19 So Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good but One, that is, God. v20 You know the commandments:…

Who is the prophecy of Isaiah 42 speaking of?

[article by Mr.P] Some claim that anyone familiar with the Old Testament should recognize immediately that a chapter of remarkable resemblance to Muhammad exists in the book of Isaiah. Others claim that a mystery rests in the fact that there is no evidence that the book of Isaiah was accessible to the Arabs in the…

Who are the “brethren” from whom a prophet will come?

[article by Mr.P] Concerning “The LORD your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your midst, from your brethren. Him you shall hear,” (Deuteronomy 18:15), does “of/from your brethren” only include Jews or could it also include the Arabs? Below are all the references to “of your brethren/brothers” and “from your brethren/brothers”…

Why is Jesus called the “Son of God” in the Bible?

[article by Mr.P] Christianity says that Jesus is Son of God 1John c5v10 “He who believes in the Son of God has the witness (i.e. witness of God v9) in himself; he who does not believe God has made Him a liar, because he has not believed the testimony that God has given of His…

Five things Christians can learn from Muslims

[Another article from ‘King’s Servant’] During the time I have spent sharing the Gospel with Muslims and doing research to do so, I have discovered many things I hate about Islam, but alongside that there are several things I appreciate about Muslim practice which I think Christians can learn from. 1. Brotherhood It’s true that…

A Question Muslims Should Not Raise

[An article sent in by a Christian brother known as ‘King’s Servant’] Very often when having conversations with Muslims, I find that they strongly object to the idea of Jesus Christ bearing the guilt of sinners, and being punished in their place. Here is a example of one objection: “You believe your God is [a]…

The Book of Truth

Let’s talk a little more about truth! Truth by definition is unique. There can only be one truth, and we acknowledge anything as a fact, we are immediately saying that everything else is false or illegitimate. Truth is also essential. Without truth there would be no life. Truth is life-giving. For example, if you are…

Saul sees the Light

Consider the conversion of Saul of Tarsus, in Acts chapter 9. The first thing he sees is a light from heaven, brighter than the midday sun. The initial reaction of a Muslim friend of mine was to compare it to God’s revelation to Moses on Mount Sinai. I agree that this is a most obvious connection to…