The Christian’s Heritage!

The Council of Chalcedon – 451 A.D.

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God… and the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” John 1:1

Following the Council of Niceain 325 A.D. which we read about in last month’s edition, a period of continued theological struggle persisted in the church throughout the following century. These struggles centred mainly on the divine and human natures of Jesus. For ex...

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Feb-14-final (high quality)Are the consolations of God too small for you? (Job 15:11)

If there were only one Bible book that I could take into a period of solitary confinement, Job would be on the short-list. All of the theology about God’s character and sovereign...

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The Christian’s Heritage!

HeritageCouncil of Nicea

On May 20 in the year 325, the Christian Church entered a new experience. At the behest of the Roman Emperor Constantine, the empire that persecuted the Church for alm...

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Feb-14-final (high quality) So they said to one another, “Let us select a leader and return to Egypt.” (Numbers 14: 4)

The context of the above text is that the Israelites had just received back the report of the ten spies. It was one of discouragement and pessimism. Their imm...

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The Christian’s Heritage!

Heritage

Reading church history is not the usual pastime of most congregational members. It seems to be so distant, refers to names and places with which we are unfamiliar and seemingly lacks ...

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Feb-14-final (high quality)As for you, you whitewash with lies; worthless physicians are you all. (Job 13:4)

Desperate times give way to desperate expressions of emotions. Our outbursts ma...

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