And the Angels Were Silent: The Final Week of

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.77 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Strictly speaking, Christology should be distinguished from Trinitarian theology, though the two subjects are closely related. Douglas Geivett, Evil and the Evidence for God: The Challenge of John Hick’s Theodicy. Christianity must also affirm that it is Jewish. It's hard to imagine an angel, or any inferior or created being, as the causative agent in this incredible act. "Though He was the spotless Son of God, the One who was with God from the days of eternity (John 1:1-3), Jesus, in His human manifestation, was totally dependent upon the work of the Spirit in His life.

Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.77 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

This is sometimes called the “Extra Calvinisticum”, because Calvinists believe in it and Lutherans do not. But this was a dangerous shift into Greek philosophical categories alien to the New Testament's Hebrew theology and creeds (cp. Pieter Bruegel ( Bruegel, Pieter, the Elder )'s Flight into Egypt (1563), and even more so his complex The Way to Calvary (1564), are illustrative of the late medieval and early modern tendency to depict scenes from the life of Jesus in a contemporary idiom.

Why the Gospel of Thomas Matters: The Spirituality Of

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.43 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The Greek word for “empty” is kenóō, thus we have the name for this concept called, “Kenosis.” a) Christ gave up all of His divine attributes. b) Christ gave up some of His divine attributes. (1) Christ did not empty Himself of some or all of His divine attributes. Then Jesus asked "Were not 10 made clean? This understanding allows distinction and differentiation within God, without breaking or dividing the essential unity within God. [...] [...] "The Word is presented--the word logos, the Word, is presented in a network, or web, of relationships. 1.

Jesus and Marginal Women: The Gospel of Matthew in

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.00 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

For a moment, a poised Billy appears to have been liberated from his self hatred as he confronts Nurse Ratched. Remember, Satan is a fallen angel, and perhaps this causes him to envy what humankind is able to experience in cooperation with God. God's glory is the manifestation of how great He is. Throughout the history of the church the doctrine of the person of Christ has been a centerpiece of theological reflection. The salvific emphasis of Matthew 1:21 later impacted the theological issues and the devotions to Holy Name of Jesus.

This Hebrew Lord

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.65 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

There are some examples of Jewish Christian letters which do not have a robust Christology (James, for example, barely mentions Jesus!) Looking at a book like Hebrews for example, can we really say a low Christology indicates a book is representative of a Jewish Christianity? Below are the highlights of what Mormons believe concerning their source of authority, the Trinity, God, Christ, the Holy Spirit, sin, salvation, and heaven and hell: 1. Again, this explanation clarifies the intention of the Prologue with its forceful emphasis on the "Word being made flesh and dwelt among us."

Christ's Doctrine of the Atonement

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.97 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Disclaimer: Free essays on Religion posted on this site were donated by anonymous users and are provided for informational use only. As stated above, however, it would have been more beneficial to his thesis had he interacted with Dr. A practical jokester wouldn't risk death. This question emerges as a consequence of the work of a number of Catholic theologians, although most of them would probably reject the question in that form. When they refused to answer, He refused to give a clear answer in return, because if they refused to acknowledge God's power in John's ministry, there was little point in discussing His own—which was also from God. "Throughout the Gospels we find Christ's more-than-human authority.

Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.45 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Beginning with 1:23, Matthew shows a clear interest in identifying Jesus as "God with us" and in later developing the Emmanuel characterization of Jesus at key points throughout the rest of his Gospel. [61] The name Emmanuel does not appear elsewhere in the New Testament, but Matthew builds on it in Matthew 28:20 ("I am with you always, even unto the end of the world") to indicate Jesus will be with the faithful to the end of the age. [61] [62] According to Ulrich Luz, the Emmanuel motif brackets the entire Gospel of Matthew between 1:23 and 28:20, appearing explicitly and implicitly in several other passages. [63] The accounts of the crucifixion and subsequent resurrection of Jesus provides a rich background for Christological analysis, from the canonical Gospels to the Pauline Epistles. [64] A central element in the Christology presented in the Acts of the Apostles is the affirmation of the belief that the death of Jesus by crucifixion happened "with the foreknowledge of God, according to a definite plan". [65] In this view, as in Acts 2:23, the cross is not viewed as a scandal, for the crucifixion of Jesus "at the hands of the lawless" is viewed as the fulfilment of the plan of God. [65] [66] Paul's Christology has a specific focus on the death and resurrection of Jesus.

Jesus, The Last Great Initiate - Scholar's Choice Edition

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.79 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The substantive and radical unity between the Jesus of history and the glorified Christ pertains to the very essence of the Gospel message. We rather have every reason to substitute the word "command" or "promise" in John 1:1, just as the Jews always understood dabar to mean from the Hebrew Bible. We remember the baptismal formula of Jesus — Christians are to be baptized in the name (one Name) of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit — Matthew 28:19.

In CHRIST JESUS We Trust: Jesus Series Compilation

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.12 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

And the first paragraph teaches that Jesus was no more divine than we can be. J., wrote an essay that stands at the origin of renewed Christological reflection in the Catholic tradition. Then he talks about "the reinstatement of Jesus at the right hand of God in heaven" and "His restoration to the position He had occupied with the Father before His incarnation"! For example, for Schleiermacher, the truth of the Christian message was in the Christ’s power to awaken one’s God-consciousness in any generation, even as in the first, and his person can best be known from the Fourth Gospel.

Jesus Christ, Good Shepherd of Good Sheep

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.79 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

It means having a sincere concern for the welfare of others and holding them in high regard. Experience thus becomes the criterion of what promotes Christ. Part One of this series will therefore focus on the Christ of the New Age, and will provide a brief history of the various views as to his (or its) identity, his purpose, how he aims to accomplish this purpose, and his relationship to humanity. The net effect of this transition is to change the mind and will permanently and endow them with powers they never had before.