Defending the Deity of Christ
Who is Jesus Christ? There is no more important question to answer than that.
In the fourth century, a critical debate arose about how to answer that question. Lesson 5 investigates the debate and demonstrates, both biblically and historically, that Jesus is God.
The video lectures below do not directly follow the Student Workbook or the Teacher Guide. Rather, they are intended to supplement the material found in Lesson 5.
VIDEO 1: Constantine's reign and the Council of Nicaea both mark a major turning point for Christians living in the Roman Empire.
VIDEO 2: There are some groups that claim the doctrine of the deity of Christ was invented at the Council of Nicaea. This video addresses that allegation.
VIDEO 3: This video concludes the discussion about the deity of Christ (as defended at the Council of Nicaea), including details about the life and ministry of Athanasius.
EXALTING HIS NAME: The following sermon focuses on the biblical case for the deity of Christ, using accounts from church history to introduce the topic.