The Bible teaches that Jesus Christ, God the Son Incarnate, was fully human from conception. If Jesus was fully human from conception, then so is every other human being who has ever been conceived.
I always appreciate little language nuggets and interesting things I haven’t thought about. While they are rather scarce among us, here are a few I’ve run across (trigger alert: political hot topics included): Let’s face it: the Roy Moore situation is a sticky wicket. This from Fox News contributor and Southeastern Seminary Provost Bruce Ashford. I […]
The Baptist Faith and Message says, in part, about the Bible: The Holy Bible was written by men divinely inspired and is God’s revelation of Himself to man. It is a perfect treasure of divine instruction. It has God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth, without any mixture of error, for its […]
After nearly four decades in this job, I believe it is fair to say that the ministry presents unique challenges. No, despite what we like to say when we are together boasting about who is the busiest, we preachers don’t work harder than anyone else. Every job has its stress and the people in our […]
Back in January I did a “things to watch in 2017” piece. Here’s my list: What will be the response to the revamped Pastors Conference in Phoenix? I thought it was very well done and well received. Will we start to see leadership transitions in southern states? Nope. Will limitless missionaries start to become a […]
We are going to be changing some things around here the first of the year (hopefully, if all goes well). We still intend to write the same kind of soul-stirring, mind-expanding, convention-altering blog posts (am I laying it on too thick?) that we’ve always done, but we are also beginning three regular features – and […]
Some pro choice advocates justify abortion by arguing that babies are not human persons until they possess higher brain function, self-consciousness, autonomy, etc. This “transformation” into human person-hood takes place at some point late in the second trimester. Yet, if Jesus was fully human from conception, then so is every human being who has ever been conceived.