Nathan Crowder earned bachelor degrees from the University of Florida in Political Science and Zion Bible Institute in Theology and Pastoral Ministry. Throughout his Christian life he has diligently searched to discover biblical truth. This quest began when he discovered that the Bible taught that the destination of the redeemed was the kingdom of God on earth in fulfillment of the promises made by God to Abraham and David. He was surprised to learn while at Bible College that they did not teach this simple truth but instead ascribed to the mythological view that at death righteous souls escape the body to go to heaven. This first discovery prompted more investigation and more skepticism in regard to other teachings commonly accepted in mainstream Christianity.
As time went on, Nathan came to see that the phrase “Son of God” in the Bible did not in any way imply deity, but rather this was a title for the Messiah. He learned that the Hebrew concept of Messiah was that a human being would be divinely empowered by God to rule the world on his behalf. As time went on he increasingly came to question the traditional doctrine of the Trinity and found himself reading books by biblical unitarians which made more sense of the biblical data. Listen in to this show to hear Nathan’s journey of faith.
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Bible reference(s): Deu 6:4, Isaiah 9:6, Isa 6:3, Matthew 28:19, Mark 12:32, John 1:1-14, John 1:18, Joh 5:18, John 8:58, Joh 10:30, Joh 14:28, Joh 17:3, Joh 20:28, 1Co 8:4, 1Co 8:6, Eph 4:6, Phi 2:6, 1 Tim 2:5, 1 Tim 3:16, Heb 1:2, Heb 1:8-9, 1 John 5:7-8, Rev 1:8, Rev 4:8
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