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A Historiographical Approach to the Resurrection

As we approach the celebration of Christ resurrection once again, it is always useful to be reminded of the historical facts that sustain the reality of this historical event. Though we have presented evidence...

A Survey of the Book of Job

Job is recognized as the literary masterpiece even by secular standards. Author and historical setting: (see my article "When and Where did Job Live"for a more elaborate discussion on what follows at http://truthwatchers.com/when-and-where-did-job-live/ ) Conservative...

Michael Heiser’s Gnostic Heresy: Paradigm Passages (Part 6)

To understand Michael Heiser’s theology and how he has veered far from sound doctrine, it is important to discuss his error of interpreting his paradigmatic biblical passages. His entire theological system is dependent on...

Michael Heiser’s Gnostic Heresy: Deification (Part 5)

In the former article about Michael Heiser’s theological ideas, I primarily assessed his polytheistic tendencies. In this article on Michael Heiser, I will discuss more specifically why I consider him a Gnostic (personally I...

Michael Heiser’s Gnostic Heresy: gods or angels? (Part 4)

In the last post about Michael Heiser’s theological conundrum, I expressed how he redefines the word “god” to mold his theology into what he finds from pagan literature. While the Bible and ancient Hebrew...

Michael Heiser’s Gnostic Heresy: Redefining אֱלֹהִים (Part 3)

As we have seen in the previous articles of this series about Michael Heiser, he habitually redefines terms to force terminology to fit his presupposed theology. As he attempts to duck the charge of...

Michael Heiser’s Gnostic Heresy: polytheism (Part 2)

Discussing once again the heresies of Michael Heiser, I was originally planning to expound his theology thoroughly as a foundation to this series of articles, but now need to respond to his indignant reply...

Michael Heiser’s Gnostic Heresy (Part 1)

While working on a commentary for Psalm 1, I was planing to write an excursus on the how the phrase “counsel” and “sitteth in the seat” carry a conceptual parallel to Psalm 82. Being...

Counsel of the Ungodly: Commentary on Psalm 1:1

counsel of the ungodly   The Hebrew phrase is בַּעֲצַ֪ת רְשָׁ֫עִ֥ים. The word “counsel” is prefixed with the preposition “in” and an article “the,” being a feminine noun construct followed by the attributive adjective “ungodly” to...

Was Jesus Really Black?

In a recent post I discussed the historical evidence of the skin complexion of the ancient Jews to determine the color of skin Jesus Christ would have had.1)See Heath Henning, “What Skin...

Truth about the Nation of Islam

The Nation of Islam has found itself in the news with much publicity recently due to its connections with the Black Lives Matters movement. Though the media has often attempted to slant its exposure...

What Skin Color was Jesus Christ?

Due to the current atmosphere in America, many ridiculous reports have been claimed that Jesus (and by extension the ancient Jews) was either black skinned or white skinned. The racism from the evolutionary philosophy...

Bill Nye’s Illogical attack of the Bible

Bill Nye wrote, “about my recent debate with a creationist… I emphasize that I did not disparage anyone’s religion. I did not mention anything about The Bible.”((Bill Nye, (ed. Corey Powell), Undeniable: Evolution and...

Apostolic Signs and Accusations of Sorcery an Attestation to Cessationism

In a previous post, evidence for the historicity of the miracles performed by Christ were presented.((See Heath Henning, “Proof Christ Performed Miracles,” March 22, 2016; http://truthwatchers.com/proof-christ-performed-miracles/ It is notable that those...

The Origin of the name “Christian”

Excursus: The Way One of the earliest titles used to identify the Christian movement was “the way” (Acts 9:2; 19:9, 23; 22:4; 24:14, 22), which is possibly derived from Christ’s use of the...

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