Describing God

Describing God by Jack Cottrell (Notes) on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 2:09pm QUESTION: How would you describe God? ANSWER: I appreciate the questioner’s wanting me to “describe God,” but I must confess that a thorough answer to this question … Continue reading

Why Was Jesus Filled with the Holy Spirit?

Why Was Jesus Filled with the Holy Spirit? by Jack Cottrell (Notes) on Thursday, July 1, 2010 at 2:55pm QUESTION: Why was Jesus filled with the Holy Spirit (Luke 3:22; 4:18; John 3:34)? Is it possible that Jesus received the … Continue reading

Did Jesus Go to Hell To Pay for Our Sins?

Did Jesus Go to Hell To Pay for Our Sins? by Jack Cottrell (Notes) on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 3:37pm QUESTION: Recently I heard a man say, “Jesus went to hell so you wouldn’t have to.” Where does this … Continue reading

What’s the Big Deal about God’s Giving His Son?

What’s the Big Deal about God’s Giving His Son? by Jack Cottrell (Notes) on Friday, April 2, 2010 at 3:29pm AN INQUIRER says someone asked him these two questions, and he wasn’t sure how to answer. FIRST: “Why should God … Continue reading

Does Col. 1:15 Say That Jesus Is a Created Being?

Does Colossians 1:15 Say That Jesus Is a Created Being? by Jack Cottrell (Notes) on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 3:10pm QUESTION: Do NT references to Jesus as “firstborn” (e.g., Colossians 1:15) and “begotten” (e.g., Heb. 5:5) imply that he … Continue reading

Modalism: An Heretical View of the Trinity

Modalism: An Heretical View of the Trinity by Jack Cottrell (Notes) on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 1:54pm QUERY: I have a question about modalism. I know the early church condemned it as a heresy, but is it serious enough … Continue reading

Government’s Role in Health Care

Government’s Role in Health Care by Jack Cottrell (Notes) on Friday, September 11, 2009 at 10:35am I recommend the reading of an essay on “The Ethics and Economics of Health Care”, by John W. Robbins, found at http://www.trinityfoundation.org/latest.php . Here … Continue reading

Trinity vs. Modalism & Tri-theism

Trinity vs. Modalism & Tri-theism by Jack Cottrell (Notes) on Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 2:17pm TOM LAWSON (0/9/09) to Jack Cottrell I think classic modalism is fraught with heretical issues – central being the denial is the distinct existence … Continue reading