Episode 113: You Are God Alone (Not A God)

Unitarian Dave Barron joins me to share his thoughts in response to Trinitarian Dr. Chris Tilling’s thesis, which Chris and I discussed back in episode 111. Then, Chris comes on again to respond to Dave. A thought provoking, super-sized episode!

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Episode 112: He Is the Great I Am

My good friend Michael Burgos, author of Kiss the Son and editor of the JTSA, volumes one and two, joins me to discuss the important and profound “I am” statements of Jesus.

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Episode 111: Jesus, Sweet Saviour Divine

Dr. Chris Tilling joins me to discuss the deity of Christ and his book, Paul’s Divine Christology, as the first of what I hope will be a few episodes intended to help my friend Dr. Phil Fernandes prepare for his November debate, in which he’ll be defending the deity of Christ.
 
 

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Episode 110: My Substitute

My friend Dr. Steve Jeffery, minister of Emmanuel Evangelical Church in Southgate, North London, joins me for part two of our discussion of Penal Substitutionary Atonement as a follow-up to his recent discussion on “Unbelievable?” radio, a doctrine he and his co-authors defend in Pierced for Our Transgressions: Rediscovering the Glory of Penal Substitution.

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Episode 109: Jesus in My Place

My friend Dr. Steve Jeffery, minister of Emmanuel Evangelical Church in Southgate, North London, joins me to discuss Penal Substitutionary Atonement as a follow-up to his recent discussion on “Unbelievable?” radio, a doctrine he and his co-authors defend in Pierced for Our Transgressions: Rediscovering the Glory of Penal Substitution.

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Clutching at Straws, Indeed!

After my recent appearance on the Unbelievable? radio program with Justin Brierley, a listener of Justin’s, named Paul, wrote a blog post entitled “Clutching at Straws,” arguing against the case I made. I responded to his blog post in one of my recent episodes, as well as via email. He wrote me back, to which I am presently working on a response. But in a more recent post, I think this blogger demonstrates that it is he (and fellow traditionalists) who are the ones clutching at straws.

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Episode 69: When The Saints Go Marching In

Dr. Mike Licona from Risen Jesus Ministries joins me to discuss the resurrection of Jesus and the recent controversy over his interpretation of Matthew 27:51-53.

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Episode 68: The Great I Am

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 2 of their debate, including their interaction with Heb. 1, Col. 1:15-17, and the “I am statements” of Jesus (John 8:24/58, 13:19, 18:5-6). Listen to episode 67, “Firstborn of Creation,” for part 1′s opening statements and interaction with John 12:41 and 1 Cor. 8:5-6.

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Episode 67: Firstborn of Creation

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).

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Episode 56: Everlasting God

Dr. Glenn Peoples joins me to discuss Christology, philosophy of mind and the crucifixion of Christ. Was God the Son alive and conscious while the man, Jesus, lay dead and unconscious in the tomb? Or did the Godman die both as man and as God? And can either of these views be considered orthodox?

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