Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

DO MUSLIMS & CHRISTIANS WORSHIP THE SAME GOD? JACK COTTRELL (composed NOVEMBER 14, 2015) Islam is the world’s second largest religion, with around two billion adherents. This is nearly one-fourth of the world’s population. Fifty countries are mostly Muslim. Europe … Continue reading

IN WHAT SENSE IS JESUS ETERNAL?

QUESTION. What does the Bible teach about the eternality of Jesus, and especially his eternal sonship? ANSWER. In answering this question it is necessary to remember that Jesus had (has) TWO natures; he is fully human and fully divine. His … Continue reading

WAS JESUS OMNISCIENT?

QUESTION: Did Jesus’ divine nature include omniscience? Was Jesus all-knowing? If so, how do we explain Matthew 24:36? ANSWER: Many crucial Christian beliefs are involved in the answer to such questions, e.g., the immutability (unchangeableness) of God, the nature of … Continue reading

The Christological Fallacy

The Christological Fallacy by Jack Cottrell (Notes) on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 2:27pm QUESTION: What is the “Christological fallacy”? REPLY: One of the most serious threats to sound doctrine is something I call “the Christological fallacy.” It is a … Continue reading

Original Sin and the Incarnation

Original Sin and the Incarnation by Jack Cottrell (Notes) on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 10:07am SOMEONE asked me this series of questions: How does an Augustinian (e.g., Calvinist) correlate original sin and the incarnation? Can Jesus be fully human … Continue reading

Jesus and the Power of the Holy Spirit

Jesus and the Power of the Holy Spirit by Jack Cottrell (Notes) on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 9:22am ONE OF MY FB FRIENDS asked this question: “Is this statement true: ‘Jesus’ strength does not come from His individual power, … Continue reading