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Author: Tom Edski

Unraveling the Mystery of the Trinity

Unraveling the Mystery of the Trinity

One of the most difficult tenets of the Christian faith to understand or to explain is the doctrine of the triune nature of God. This has led to the recent resurgence of groups that teach “Jesus Only,” or “Jehovah Only.” The Local Church headed by Witness Lee has developed a “God is processed” theology that states that God the Father became God the Son for the purpose of redemption and salvation, and following His ascension, He was processed into the…

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Rethinking the Rapture Issue

Rethinking the Rapture Issue

There are very few, if any, issues on which the whole Church agrees, but there are a handful of debates within the Body of Christ that elicit great emotional reactions and over-reactions.  The teaching of a “rapture” of the Body of Christ prior to His Second Coming is one such issue.  That is to say, the subject often cannot even be discussed because just the mere mention of the word in the presence of many results in a total emotional and or…

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Seven Letters to Seven Churches

Seven Letters to Seven Churches

The great writers and pamphleteers of the 19th Century “Brethren movement” were responsible for the recovery of the great promises of God that the Lord Jesus Christ would return to this earth in bodily form to establish the throne of His “greater son David” in Jerusalem, from where He would rule over a Kingdom of peace and righteousness for a thousand years. This great hope of His glorious returning had been lost in the theological malaise of the Dark Ages…

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