Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

Category: Christology

Jesus Boaz and Ruth in the Bible

Redemption and Family Responsibility: Boaz and Jesus

This post takes a brief look at the Hebrew word ga’al which means “redeem” and “act like a close relative”.
Excerpt: Redemption was not just a lofty act done by the Creator to redeem and reconcile his creation to himself. It was also a loving act done by our close relative Jesus Christ, who became like us, identified with us, and became responsible for us so that he could rescue us. [550 words]

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Christian theology

Jesus is no longer on a cross

Today I found out that some Roman Catholics believe that Jesus is eternally on the cross. What does the Bible, especially the book of Hebrews, say about this belief? [800 words]

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Was Jesus Poor?

Was Jesus poor? A few verses in the Gospels indicate that Jesus was not as poor as I have previously been led to believe.

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monogenēs Christology

Monogenēs: Only Begotten?

The Greek word monogenēs is an important word in Christology. It has been translated as “only begotten” but is this an adequate translation? What was John’s intention in using this word to describe Jesus?

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