• Measured Growth

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  • The Chalcedonian Solution

    Acts 20:28

    Who upholds the cosmos? Christ, according to His divine nature, because deity sustains the creation. Who died and rose again? Christ, according to His human nature, because only humanity can die and be restored to life. We distinguish Christ’s two ...Read More

  • Cyril and Nestorius

    Luke 1:41–43

    It is vital for us to affirm that the divine nature is not capable of change. If God, as God, can change, then we cannot rely on His Word or on His promises. Thus, the incarnate Son of God, Jesus ...Read More

  • The Nestorian Heresy

    Hebrews 5:9

    A human person who has a human nature can save no one but himself. A divine person who has a human nature can save all those whom He has chosen to save. Because the divine person is infinite, the merit ...Read More

  • The Apollinarian Heresy

    Luke 2:52

    Jesus’ lack of a true human soul not only compromises the atonement but it also means He could not have been tempted in every way that we are (Heb. 4:15). That, in turn, would make Him unable to help us ...Read More

  • The Eutychian Heresy

    Matthew 8:24

    A mediator represents the interests of both parties, so Jesus could not perfectly represent God if He were not truly divine, and He could not perfectly represent human beings if He were not truly human. Because He possesses two distinct ...Read More

  • Shattered Trust

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  • The Docetic Heresy

    2 John 7

    The docetists rejected the true humanity of Christ because of a notion that the physical world is inherently defective. Biblical Christianity affirms something different. Although the creation is presently fallen, God originally made it very good. Thus, there is no ...Read More

  • Early Denial’s of Christ’s Deity

    Mark 1:9–11

    We should be on guard against false teaching in the church, but we should also recognize that many people hold to false teaching out of ignorance of Scripture and church history and not because they really want to be heretics. ...Read More

  • The Necessity of Christology

    John 17:3

    The church has engaged in the study of Christology in order to make sure we are worshiping the true Son of God and not an idol. Not all of us are called to be full-time theologians, but all of us ...Read More

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