Overview of the structure, history, and key content of the Old and New Testaments of the Bible and an overview of the inter-testimental period from Andrew Hamilton, Bible teacher and author of truthforsaints.com with contributions by Dr. Ken Hochstetter, author and speaker.
Discussions and instructions in matters of faith, the Bible, cults, world religions, worldviews, philosophy, Denominations and Church History, Eschatology – End Times, Truth, and Christian liturgy. We will discuss theology proper, Christology, Soteriology, and so much more!
What is truth? What is a belief? What is a true belief? Dr. Ken Hochstetter provides a foundational understanding of how a thing can either be considered truth or a falsehood. Relative truth, Objective truth, even supposed “truths” introduced by the U.N. in the noughties are examined and discussed with Andrew Hamilton, Bible Teacher and author for truthforsaints.com.
How did we get the Bible? What is the difference between Scripture and pseudopigrapha or the apocrypha of the Roman Catholic church. Andrew gives a memorable mnemonic to remember the process of canonisation with the “4 A’s of Canonisation” Apostolicity, Antiquity, Acceptance, and Agreement of texts to discover or uncover the canon of Scripture which was closed approximately 95 AD.
The attributes of the God of the Bible are what sets Him apart from all other false gods of false religions. What is God really like? What are the attributes that describe Him? This episode examines the omnipotence (all-powerful), omniscience (all-knowing), perfect goodness, and necessity attributes of the God of the Bible. This discussion of theology proper is foundational to sharing the truth of Christianity with others and discerning truth from error.
A church teaching about the insurmountable debt that all people have to the God of the Bible who created them and His subsequent forgiveness through the price paid by His Son Jesus on the cross from Matthew 18:21-35 which conveys the importance of forgiving others of even the most stubborn of sins that that they may have committed against us in light of the great forgiveness that God has shown us in saving us.
Why can we not see, audibly hear, or physically touch the God of all creation? How is God Three yet One? This episode examines the hiddenness of God and The Triune nature of God (The Trinity) as revealed in the Bible. This further discussion of attributes of God or, theology proper, is foundational to sharing the truth of Christianity with others and discerning truth from error.
Reliability of the Bible summarized in an easy-to-remember acronym C-H-A-M-P. Bible teacher and truthforsaints.com author, Andrew Hamilton, discusses the Consistency both internal and external of the Bible, The Historicity or Historical Accuracy and surviveability of the Scriptures, The Archaeological, Manuscript, and Predictive Prophetic truths, all of which, lend creedence to the fact that the Bible is the inspired word of God and the ultimate authority for the church and the believer as it comes from the ultimate authority in the universe: God Almighty.
Christians living an up and down Christian life may have fallen for the Judaizer trap. The Apostle Paul delivers a corrected perspective on the past, a short, sweet, and effective course of action for the present, to correct our perspective on the future. Bible teacher and truthforsaints.com author, Andrew Hamilton, discusses Philippians chapter 3 verses 7 through 14 underscoring Paul’s attitude toward the past and his mindset for the future and what Paul does to “press on” despite his own successes and failures.
Is Jesus just a “good Prophet” as the Muslims say? Or Michael the Archangel as Jehovah’s Witnesses say? Or one of a million spirit babies from a god who lives on a planet near a star named Kolob as the Mormons say? Or is He God incarnate as the Bible says? This week, author Andrew Hamilton examines a few views of who Jesus is and introduces four great Christological passages of Scripture which clearly tell us who Jesus is, who He was before His incarnation, His work and ministry, and His glorification in part 1 of this Christological series.
In part 2 of this Christological series, author Andrew Hamilton examines a few heretical views of who Jesus was in Apostolic times and examines the key Scriptures which clearly tell us of Jesus glory before His incarnation, His eternality and virgin birth and sinless incarnation. Part 2 Is Jesus just a “good Prophet” as the Muslims say? Or Michael the Archangel as Jehovah’s Witnesses say? Or one of a million spirit babies from a god who lives on a planet near a star named Kolob as the Mormons say? Or is He God incarnate as the Bible says?
In part 3 of this Christological series, author Andrew Hamilton examines a few key Scriptures which clearly tell us of Jesus role on earth as teacher, prophet, redeemer, and savior, providing atonement and propitiation for the sins of mankind while reconciling fallen mankind to Himself. What was Jesus role, title, and work while on Earth? Was He just a good teacher? or just a prophet? or was he God in the flesh reconciling the world to Himself?
Part 4 Jesus Resurrection was a verifiable fact and irrefutable claim of the Apostles and early church fathers. It is also an invaluable cornerstone to the Christian faith and essential to true belief in the Lord Jesus for the forgiveness of Sins. Author and Bible Teacher Andrew Hamilton examines several key Scriptures which give us a clear picture of what took place at the resurrection and why we can know that Jesus is who He said He is.