Stop and Think About It with Phil Sessa & Nick Vazquez ⭐️

Hosted ByPhil Sessa & Nick Vazquez

This podcast is for the Christian thinker who desires to be edified, challenged, convicted, informed and transformed by God's truth through well-reasoned dialogue that is grounded in and aligned with scripture.

#01 – Sabellius – The Great Pretender

Many Christians consider Oneness Pentecostalism to be just another Christian denomination.  On the surface, Oneness Pentecostals appear to be in line with orthodox Christianity. They claim to believe in the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. But a closer examination reveals that Oneness Pentecostals are anything but “Christian”.

 

Episode Navigation

03:35 – Overview of Oneness Pentecostalism

04:45 – Historical Overview of Sabellianism/Modalism

09:20 – Modern Day Sabellians

12:45 – Break

13:10 – Illustrating the Trinity

16:30 – Three Manifestations

20:25 – Trinity is not in the Bible

22:12 – Understanding Beings & Persons

23:50 – God is One – Does One Mean Singleness?

27:47 – The Shema – Deuteronomy 6:4 “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one”

28:55 – Defining Terms – Who is Jesus?

30:00 David Bernard – Oneness Theologian (The Son was a foreordained plan in the mind of God)

31:35 – Jesus Existed as the Son in Eternity Past

33:00 – T.D. Jakes and the Elephant Room

34:00 – Philips Craig and Dean’s Statement of Faith

35:05 – Athanasian Creed

40:00 – Hebrews 1:8 “Your Throne O God” (Edward Dalcour – A Definitive Look at Oneness Theology)

44:25 – Revelation 5:6 (Interaction between Jesus and the Father)

47:50 – Break

48:30 – Daniel 7:9-14 (Thrones)

51:40 – Oneness is an attack on Jesus’ role as mediator

55:30 – If we lose the Trinity, we lose the Gospel

59:00 – Closing Remarks (Another Jesus, Another Gospel, Practical Application)

1:03:00 – Outro

Important Notice: A warning about Gregory A. Boyd.

Although we are recommending his excellent book on Oneness Theology entitled,”Oneness Pentecostals and the Trinity”. We cannot recommend other work by this author. Gregory A. Boyd has embraced the heresy called Open Theism.  Unfortunately, Greg Boyd is guilty of what Glenroy Clarke has often stated, “Some people run hard away from one heresy, but they run too far to the other side and fall into the ditch of another heresy”.

In this case, the old axiom stands true. “A broken clock is right twice a day”.