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The Theological message of Paul as it relates to the primitive Christology of Philippians 2:5-11 by Pastor Rudolph Boshoff

In this study of Paul’s Christology I will research the essential Christological idea that Paul was affirming from the earliest Christian community. The foundational text for my study will be from Paul’s letter to the Philippians in chapter 2 verse 5-11(Bowman and Komoszewski 2007:166-167). I will show that Paul is quoting an early doxological hymn affirming a high Christological view of the pre-existing incarnate Lord of all Jesus Christ that was worshiped as God, and [...]

A Critique of “Jesus & the Injeel” by John Fontain by Pastor Rudolph Boshoff.

John Fontain has written a little booklet scrutinizing various themes making large claims concerning the Bible, Jesus and the Christian understanding of the Gospel. I do not endeavor in this evaluation to look at everything Mr. Fontain mentioned and as far possible tried to keep it short and precise, assessing his claims from a Biblical Christian and Scholarly understanding. About the cover: Just an interesting observation about the cover of this little booklet. The quality [...]

An evaluation of Ehrman, Dunn, and Vermes’ objections to the Christology of Paul found in Philippians 2:5-11 by Pastor Rudolph Boshoff

(10-minute read).  In this study of Paul’s Christology, I will research the essential Christological idea that Paul was affirming from the earliest Christian community. The foundational text for my study will be from Paul’s letter to the Philippians in chapter 2 verse 5-11(Bowman and Komoszewski 2007:166-167). I will show that Paul is quoting an early doxological hymn affirming a high Christological view of the pre-existing incarnate Lord of all Jesus Christ that was worshiped as [...]

By |2020-03-16T13:17:22+02:00Mar 26th, 2016|Christology, Paul of Tarsus|0 Comments

Paul of Tarsus: Founder or Follower by Pastor Rudolph Boshoff

(10-minute read) First Century Palestine was a lively time and place. A peculiar group of Jewish young men and women declared that they have witnessed an astounding event. The expected Messianic fulfillment in the life and person of a man named Jesus of Nazareth. Even more, these “followers of the way” affirmed that they have seen God come in human form, humbly and surely! Peter, John, James, Andrew, Philip, Thomas, Bartholomew, Matthew, James the son [...]

By |2020-05-25T16:17:13+02:00Jul 24th, 2014|Paul of Tarsus|0 Comments