Ancient Texts

Origen – Dep Principiis, Books III-IV

Origen was a Greek scholar and early Christian ; He was a prolific writer in multiple branches of theology, including textual criticism, biblical exegesis and hermeneutics, philosophical theology, preaching, and spirituality written in ; De principiis (Our First Principles) is considered on of the first philosophical expositions of Christian doctrine.…
Continue Reading »
Historical Sermons

Paths of Disappointment – Robert G. Lee (1886-1974)

"Vanity of vanities; all is vanity." Ecclesiastes 1:2 Thirty-seven times the word "vanity" occurs in the Book of Ecclesiastes. Moreover, vanity is the key word of the Book of Ecclesiastes, the keynote to its dirgelike message. "Vanity of is vanity!" Now these words are not due to a fit of…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Tertullian – Against Hermogenes

Hermogenes taught that matter is eternal and therefore equal to God.  In this writing, Tertullian, an early Christian author from Carthage in the Roman province of Africa, disputes Hermogenes' ideas, particularly with regards to creation of mankind.  The granularity of Tertullian's argument makes it apparent that Hermogenes had published work…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Tertullian – The Five Books against Marcion, Books IV-V

In The Five Books against Marcion, Tertullian, an early Christian author from Carthage in the Roman province of Africa, disperses an exhaustive repudiation of Marcion's controversial beliefs.  Contrary to Christ's teachings, Marcion (Marcion of Sinope) discounted the Old Testament and parts of the New Testament to form his own brand…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Tertullian – The Five Books against Marcion, Books I-III

In The Five Books against Marcion, Tertullian, an early Christian author from Carthage in the Roman province of Africa, disperses an exhaustive repudiation of Marcion's controversial beliefs.  Contrary to Christ's teachings, Marcion (Marcion of Sinope) discounted the Old Testament and parts of the New Testament to form his own brand…
Continue Reading »