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 42: Post Mortem

Michael Burgos from Grassroots Apologetics joins me to discuss his recent debate on my show with Oneness Pentecostal, James Anderson. This episode contains the second half of the discussion; see episode 41, “The Aftermath,” for the first half.

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Episode 41: The Aftermath

Michael Burgos from Grassroots Apologetics joins me to discuss his recent debate on my show with Oneness Pentecostal, James Anderson. This episode contains the first half of the discussion; see episode 42, “Post Mortem,” for the second half.

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Episode 38: Only One

Debate topic: “The Son personally preexisted the incarnation with the Father.” Michael Burgos from Grassroots Apologetics affirms that statement, whereas Oneness Pentecostal James Anderson from Evidential Faith rejects it. This episode is part 2 of their debate, including cross-examination and closing statements. Listen to episode 37, “My Father’s Son,” for part 1, including their opening statements and rebuttals.

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Episode 37: My Father’s Son

Debate topic: “The Son personally preexisted the incarnation with the Father.” Michael Burgos from Grassroots Apologetics affirms that statement, whereas Oneness Pentecostal James Anderson from Evidential Faith rejects it. This episode is part 1 of their debate, including their opening statements and rebuttals. Listen to episode 38, “Only One,” for part 2, including cross-examination and closing statements.

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Episode 33: Call On The Name

In a number of places, the Bible uses variations of the phrase, “Call on the name of the Lord,” and its use in reference to Jesus Christ proves that He is God.

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Episode 5: God Man

In this episode of the Theopologetics Podcast I discuss the historic Christian doctrine which teaches that Jesus Christ is God, and I’ll address some of the challenges leveled by the Jehovah’s Witnesses, who teach that Jesus is a created being and is not God.

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