01 Feb

Anonymous: Jesus' hidden years...and yours

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In a word, Christianity was no better than other mythologies of the Mediterranean world. It structures the relationship between humankind and God in terms of an ahistorical, abstract legal formula. It is also the case that all humans sin, but that is a universal property not an essential one since it is possible for humans to live without sin. As for the Hebrew mind, we can look at the Old Testament (or Hebrew Bible) to get the biblical background on the usage of the "word". Modern political Christologies seek to overcome imperialist ideologies. [59] The Resurrection of Christ by Carl Heinrich Bloch, 1875.

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01 Feb

God's Special Name (God's little guidebooks)

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The Scriptures simply affirm that Mary conceived a child of the Holy Ghost without ever addressing how she did. He remembered that they were but flesh, a wind that passes and comes not again.” Psalm 78:35-39 “Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name; deliver us, and atone for our sins, for your name's sake!” Psalm 79:9 The OT prophetic writings also stress the fact that it is Yahweh who gives and pours out his Spirit upon his people (cf.

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01 Feb

Christ and the Church

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Mormonism teaches that through the atonement of Christ and by their good deeds and "holy" living, men can one day become gods, and with their multiplicity of "goddess wives," populate their own planets. (This is what the celestial marriage and the Mormon temple vows are all about.) Mormon theology, therefore, humanizes God and deifies man. 3 4. Aquinas, as is well known pays special attention to Christological propositions containing reduplicative particles. 10 Prima facie, it is crucial that a theologian be able to distinguish, say, the proposition 'The man Christ began to exist' (which is false) from the proposition 'Christ as man began to exist' (which is true on at least one of the readings deemed proper by Aquinas).

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01 Feb

The Originality of Jesus: A Critical Discussion and a

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Doyle, in Vaughan's assessment, "is a monster." They will provide additional and contrasting views and although they support the Spiritual perspective they do not have Scriptural designation. Jesus' ministry therefore demonstrates the nature of the choice that faces everyone: face the truth and yield to, gratefully accepting the mercy of God in Jesus Christ through faith, or ignore or reject it, hardening the heart to serve Satan instead. It sometimes says that works are totally unnecessary to the Christian, even as evidence of conversion.

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31 Jan

Recovering the Scandal of the Cross: Atonement in New

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It is illegal to sell this material for profit. For Chris- tianity, on the other hand, Christ has always been determinative, as its very name indicates. If your god is unknowable and you cannot identify him, then you don�t know what you are worshipping! God is always searching and always ready to forgive and receive a repentant sinner back into His good graces: ... Some people reason that if God is truly all-powerful and all-knowing, He must have predestined the lives of all people from the beginning of time and have advance knowledge of all their actions.

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31 Jan

The Centrality of the Cross

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The colloquy found in saying 50 between people who know their origins and people who interrogate them, asking "Where do you come from?" "Is it you?" and asking for "the sign of your father within you," is not unlike colloquies found in the Gospel of John. This includes the exact timing when everything would occur. But the resurrection of Jesus means that this end time insight has already come, that Jesus Christ is the meaning of history and is therefore one in being with God, the source of all history.

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31 Jan

What Is The Truth About Jesus Christ? Problems Of

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There is no defect in God's character or nature. 3. He knew them as intimately as it is possible for any created being to know its Creator. "Question: How can we be sure that there was a 'Trinity' in heaven and that Lucifer knew about it? "Answer: Because he set up a counterfeit of it in all of his false religions. It was testing the Savior to the very limit. "Ellen G. The effects of His death will be realized by? 1 Timothy 4:10.

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31 Jan

The book of strength and nourishment (Stazione Celeste

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The Resurrection thus reveals definitively the real identity and the extraordinary stature of the Crucified One. Not, “Well, it just does, that’s all.” No. 1 + 1 = 2 because God made it like that. David Rosen sees a very important distinction between those Pharisees Jesus is recorded as addressing and Pharisees as they are to be truly understood (Kendall & Rosen 2006:3), and the Jewish scholars engaged in dialogue on Liberation Theology have no difficulty in acknowledging corruption in the Jewish leadership which Jesus confronted.

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31 Jan

Other Temptations of Jesus

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John Gilmore's The Trials of Christ takes a thorough look at this questionable group gathered to ensure Jesus got a fair trial. Jesus referred to this in Matt. 4:4, “Man does not live by bread alone but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.” When we speak, we exercise our lungs so that they expel air, vibrate our vocal cords, with our tongue, cheeks and lips moving to form sounds we call words. See also 1 Timothy 2:5: "For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus."

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31 Jan

The Father's Will: Christ's Crucifixion and the Goodness of

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This word is used in Matthew 1:20 when the angel told Joseph, "for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost." It is best to emphasize both Jesus' deity and humanity, as it relates to His person and to His work. Moreover, Genesis 1:2 gives us the very first limit of the plural nature if the Deity in the invitation extended for the collaborative effort that yielded the creation of humankind: 'come let us make man in our own image'.

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