Commentary on John 1.14 [2 Pages]
by John Schoenheit, Mark Graeser, John Lynn rated at 1.0 (5 votes so far)
The “Word” is the wisdom, plan or purpose of God (see John 1:1) and the Word “became flesh” as Jesus Christ. Thus, Jesus Christ was “the Word in the flesh,” which is shortened to “the Word” for ease of speaking.
These books, written by people from diverse backgrounds, express the simple truth that God is one. Some of them are more scholary while others are more autobiographical. In addition, a few of them are available to read online. If you would like more in depth treatment of christian monotheism, these books are the next step to take. Note: if you know of other books, not listed here, please leave us feedback.
Does Jesus Have to Be God to Pay for Sin?
by Alex Hall [54:30]
rated at 2.5 (out of 9 votes)
Did Jesus need to be God in order to pay for the sins of the world? Could he be a 'mere' man and still atone for all? Alex Hall wrestles with these questions from a biblical perspective in an effort to free us from traditional dogma and bring us closer to the heart of New Testament Christianity and the atonement theology of the first century Christians.