Iesus Deus: The Early Christian Depiction of Jesus as a

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The furniture in the sanctuary was not just there for comfort or adornment. In both cases there is a sort of objection (the “some” complain about the waste of ointment, the disciples wonder how Jesus can isolate one touch from the crowd) from men who do not understand what is happening. In think-ing through a ransom in relation to His death, see Romans 7:14. It is one of the things that the Apostle Paul calls a mystery, meaning a previously unrevealed truth, now divulged.

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The Commandments of Yahuweh, and Testimony of Yeshua

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But it was called the New Nicene creed at the time, as a way of affirming all that had been done at Nicaea. The Apostle dwells with emphasis on Our Lord's real share in our physical human weakness (II Cor., xiii, 4), on His life of suffering (Heb., v, 8) reaching its climax in the Passion (ibid., i, 5; Phil., iii, 10; Col., i, 24). Jesus can never become other than God-Man. This is a school from which nobody ever finally graduates, for there is always so much more to learn.

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Radical Christianity and the Flesh of Jesus: The Roots of

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Although he is viewed as wise and strong by followers, some believe that his model of a passive sufferer, the sacrificial lamb, is a negative symbol for women because it gives the message that in order to be a good Christian, one must suffer silently without struggle. It is only in the context of unity between a man and a woman in marriage that we can begin to understand the concept of the Trinity. Titus 1:2 refers to "God, who does not lie." The Gospels present the same story as that told in Revelation, but from a different standpoint.

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The Case for the Real Jesus: A Journalist Investigates

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The writers of this book are convinced that another major theological development is called for in the last part of the 20th century. According to Nicholas Taylor ‘both churches would preach to and welcome all who would listen, but the gospel of circumcision, represented by James, Peter and John would be obligatory only for Jews and the gospel of un-circumcision, represented by Barnabas and Paul, would apply only to Gentiles.’ 31 Thus it appears that a form of unity between the two churches – in Jerusalem and Antioch - prevailed for awhile - two roads to salvation.

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The Life of Jesus Christ for the Young: Volume One

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While the doctrine that salvation comes only through Christ follows the principle of Scriptural interpretation called "The Rule of Faith" (which means that one should be guided by the doctrinal consensus of the church), does the doctrine as it is currently formulated, understood, and taught adhere to "The Rule of Love?"23 Is it loving to focus on those passages of Scripture that confirm our sense of religious superiority, when there are passages that offer a broader point of view?

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Observations Upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the

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Always his first premise was that a life of the counsels must be pleasing to God because the Son of God practiced them during His own stay on earth. Marjorie Reeves, The Influence of Prophecy in the Later Middle Ages: A Study of Joachimism, Clarendon Press 1969, pp.248-50 and notes. 19. We have suggested above that our Lord “saved up” for this ministry, and we probably see an example of this in the colt provided for His triumphant entry into Jerusalem on “Palm Sunday” (i.e., our Lord had no doubt provided for this necessity ahead of time in order to fulfill the prophecy of Zechariah 9:9; cf.

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A Maximum Understanding of the Body of Christ

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As he states, “The basic problem [with mind/brain identity] is that not even the most complete account of brain function reaches the actual conscious experience with which it is associated” (The New Frontier of Religion and Science [NFRS], 85). The LXX uses the word parthénos to translate Ge 24:16. g) The context is clear when Luke claims that Mary is a virgin (Lk 1:27). It demands more than the native powers of our minds and hearts in order to discover who Jesus is.

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Jesus Christ Liberator: A Critical Christology for Our Time

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Cone believes that in order to make Jesus Christ relevant to black reality, the task of black theology must begin with asking the question “What does Jesus Christ mean for the oppressed blacks of the land?” (Cone: Black theology of Liberation 110-111) Cone further contends that the investigation of Jesus Christ must involve the identity of the historical Jesus. Further, even a theologian who is a realist will be likely to count (C) as invalid, (E) as valid and (4) as true. As this Bible study process goes on and on, driven and guided by your own curiosity and interests in the Christian teachings, you will eventually obtain a unified understanding of all of Jesus Christ's' teachings and how they interrelate.

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Where Christology Began: Essays on Philippians 2

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The death and resurrection of Jesus is certainly the most central narrative-doctrine of the Christian faith, the belief that Jesus of Nazareth is the Christ- Messiah, 4 and through him and him alone humankind can be saved. It was dated February 1862, eight months before Eddy met Quimby. [247] In July 1904 the New York Times obtained a copy of the Quimby manuscript from Sally Wentworth's son, and juxtaposed passages with Science and Health to highlight the similarities.

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No Wonder They Call Him the Savior: Experiencing the Truth

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Polemics is the Defense of Christianity Against Pseudo-Christian Attacks. Eleven of the 12 apostles, and many of the other early disciples, died for their adherence to this story. It was largely through the influence of Alexander Campbell that Stone felt compelled to leave his opinions about the nature of Christ alone and simply use the language of Scripture as noted in the above quote. Thereafter, the "Kings of Israel" and the "Kings of Judah" ruled over separate realms.

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