The book of Jonah falls in the category of the Minor Prophets, but it is not like the other prophetic books; Jonah is very different. This book seems to act more like a narrative than a prophecy because it tells the story about a prophet, rather than written word directly from a prophet in the first person, foretelling of … Continue reading The Promised Covenant of Redemption According to Jonah
The seventh chapter of the book of Isaiah, breathed out by God Himself through man, points us to the coming Messiah, Jesus Christ. This chapter begins more like a narrative than a prophecy because it provides the historical background and context of the prophecy that Isaiah will give to Ahaz, the king of Judah. Isaiah gives … Continue reading God Is With Us According To Isaiah 7
Israel is at war with Syria (or Aram in some translations), the Syrian army is making raids in the land of Israel, and Elisha is the prophet of God at this time. In chapters four and five of 2 Kings, Elisha is performing miracles in the name of Yahweh and by the power of God. However, … Continue reading The Mercy and Providence of God According to 2 Kings 6:8-23
Typically, when we think of the OC (Old Covenant) we think of only the Mosaic Covenant made with the people of Israel on Mount Sinai, with all of the old laws that were specific to Israel and their culture, the Ten Commandments, and the requirement for sacrifices and circumcision. These ingredients are often thought to be what … Continue reading What Is The Old Covenant?
Objections Open Theism One clear objection to the infinite and a se God is open theism. Another way to describe this view is theistic mutualism. They believe God to be relational with his creation to the point where God is no longer, or possibly never has been, absolute in every essence, thus making him changeable in relation to creation to an extent. One … Continue reading The Aseity And Infinitude Of God Part IV
Since He Is God, He Is Simple, Immutable, and Eternal Considering that God is both a se infinite, he is, therefore, simple by virtue of his complete, absolute, and infinite being. God is not composed or made of parts because he is absolute in essence, and, therefore, the supreme essence. For if God were to be a se without being infinite, then he could be susceptible to change, thus meaning that he would be … Continue reading The Aseity And Infinitude Of God Part III