Blog Category: Theology

Upon This Rock

Nathan Busenitz | July 26, 2016

In Matthew 16:18, Jesus said to Simon, “I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.” Roman Catholics interpret Matt. 16:18 to mean that Peter is the rock upon which the church is built. That interpretation then becomes the basis […]

The Recent Trinitarian Debate

Michael Riccardi | June 16, 2016

Here is my attempt at a very brief summary of the current debate/discussion surrounding the eternal functional subordination (EFS) of the Son to the Father 1. We all know the incarnate Son submits to the Father, but is His submission something that extends to His eternal role/relationship as Son? Is the Son subordinate to the […]

Doctrine in Focus: The Trinity

Nathan Busenitz | May 25, 2016

Why do Christians believe in the doctrine of the Trinity? Although the term Trinity does not occur in Scripture, the concept is inherently biblical. The Trinitarian nature of God is revealed implicitly in the Old Testament and explicitly in the New Testament. The doctrine of the Trinity is founded on two fundamental theological realities: (1) […]

11 Reasons to Affirm the Deity of Christ

Nathan Busenitz | May 23, 2016

In early church history, one of the biggest theological debates centered on the deity of Jesus Christ. There are still groups that deny His deity today, from Muslims (who say Jesus was merely a prophet) to Jehovah’s Witnesses (who insist that He is not equal to the Father). By contrast, the Bible clearly teaches that […]

Timeless Truth in an Ancient Hymn

Daniel Stevens | May 19, 2016

Hymns are a theological repository of the church. Through hymns we make a catechism for the generations. As time goes on, hymns come to contain the doctrines most well known and most closely cherished by the people of God. By setting the truth of God to music, the church of God is united not only […]

TMS Distinctives

TMS Staff | May 14, 2016

The Master’s Seminary recently posted a series of videos that highlight the seminary’s core doctrinal commitments. In case you’ve missed them, here are 24 of those videos under five categories. Each video is only a few minutes long, making it easy to discover what TMS is all about. A High View of God The Glory of God […]

TMS Distinctives

TMS Staff |

The Master’s Seminary recently posted a series of videos that highlight the seminary’s core doctrinal commitments. In case you’ve missed them, here are 24 of those videos under five categories. Each video is only a few minutes long, making it easy to discover what TMS is all about. A High View of God The Glory of God […]

TMS Distinctives: A High View of the Holy Spirit

TMS Staff | May 13, 2016

Recently, the seminary posted faculty videos related to its core doctrinal commitments. The six videos in this series center on Pneumatology, and the commitment at TMS to a high view of the Person and work of the Holy Spirit. In this opening video, Dr. Bryan Murphy explains the Holy Spirit’s role in the inspiration of Scripture. Dr. […]

TMS Distinctives: A High View of the Holy Spirit

TMS Staff |

Recently, the seminary posted faculty videos related to its core doctrinal commitments. The six videos in this series center on Pneumatology, and the commitment at TMS to a high view of the Person and work of the Holy Spirit. In this opening video, Dr. Bryan Murphy explains the Holy Spirit’s role in the inspiration of Scripture. Dr. […]

TMS Distinctives: A High View of God

TMS Staff | May 11, 2016

Recently, the seminary posted faculty videos related to its core doctrinal commitments. This series focused on theology proper, and the seminary’s commitment to a high view of God. In this opening video, Dr. Greg Harris discusses God’s unparalleled glory.   Dr. Bill Barrick reflects on the infinite holiness of God.   Dr. Barrick examines the […]

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