Does 1 John 5.20 Call Jesus God? [1 page]
by Jay Dicken rated at 1.6 (6 votes so far)
Through this substitution we can see that the correct antecedent of the phrase “This is the true God and eternal life” is the Father. At John 17:1, 3 Jesus prayed, “Father,... this is eternal LIFE, that they know You the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.”
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.
The Radical Deformation: What Happened in the Second Century
by Alex Hall [64:04]
rated at 2.2 (out of 8 votes)
Alex Hall documents via his research into Adolf Harnack's the History of Dogma, Volume I, how the second century church shifted from believing that Jesus was a miraculously begotten human being to thinking that he was a pre-existent being who became human.