One Mediator (Chrysostom)

Many Christians have 1 Timothy 2:5 memorized: "For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus..." (NIV). It's a wonderfully clear and comforting truth to say the least! Speaking of a mediator, Chrysostom (d. 407 AD) did a fine job explaining this term as Paul used it with… Continue reading One Mediator (Chrysostom)

Christ Our Mediator (Chrysostom)

 While studying 1 Timothy 2:5 (For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus... [NASB]) I ran across these helpful comments by Chrysostom: Now a mediator ought to have communion with both parties between whom he is to mediate. For this is the property of a mediator,… Continue reading Christ Our Mediator (Chrysostom)

One Mediator, Two Natures (Chrysostom)

 Many of us know these great words of the apostle Paul to Timothy: ...There is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus (1 Tim. 2:5 NIV).  Chrysostom (d. 407) had some excellent insights into Paul's teaching.  Chrysostom wrote that when Paul called Jesus a mediator he was very much… Continue reading One Mediator, Two Natures (Chrysostom)

There is One Mediator

Many Christians have benefited from Louis Berkhof’s Systematic Theology because it is biblical, clear, and concise.  I was recently studying the biblical teaching that Christ is our Mediator (1 Tim. 2:5) and I checked what Berkhof had to say about this doctrine.  Here’s the excerpt from the second-to-last paragraph of his section on “The Nature… Continue reading There is One Mediator