The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited

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This was to complete the Heavenward direction of the Resurrection. That messianic expectation was not fulfilled, even though the Apostles believed it would be and urged others to believe likewise. I feel pulled to try to articulate something that flows both ways. Jesus said blasphemy against the Holy Spirit is an unpardonable sin: I tell you the truth, all the sins and blasphemies of men will be forgiven them.

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Walking Backwards to Christmas

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But if I go, I will send him to you.” (vv. 5–7). That was because the Greek word parthenos was not unequivocol, any more than the Hebrew word was. If Christ is God, then He also possesses impeccability and it would have been impossible for His divine nature to permit His human nature to sin. We cannot fully understand God or we would be greater than God. He turns our hearts like rivers (Pro. 21:1). He puts things like joy in our hearts (Ezra 6:22, 7:27).

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The Politics of Jesús: A Hispanic Political Theology

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Awareness of the dialogue with the Oriental Orthodox churches would prod Haight not to use the term "monophysite" without qualification. He speaks six languages and has written numerous books. If God exists, He exists because the Father exists, that is, He who out of love freely begets the Son and brings forth the Spirit. With this as his premise, Matthew Tindal (1657–1733) argued in his book Christianity as Old as the Creation (1730) that Jesus had preached a gospel of “nature” that all of humankind could understand, were it not for the perversions introduced by priests and other religious functionaries.

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Resurrection, Discipleship, Justice: Affirming the

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Barth returns to Nicea and Chalcedon to shape a Christology of the divine Son who assumes humanity, indeed sinful humanity, although he never enacts sin. The Unitarian Christian Emerging Church is a contemporary, progressive and inspirational christian- unitarian denomination that is incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, USA as the Unitarian Christian Emerging Church & Ministries (460781778). Man and his problems in the light of Jesus Christ.

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War of the Lords: The hidden meaning of Ezekiel 38-39

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Thus we speak, with St Cyril and St Severus, not of 'one nature or hypostasis of the Word', as though it was made up of simple humanity, Divinity or a mixture, but of 'one incarnate hypostasis of the Word' since it is because of and in the incarnation that the one Christ is both human and Divine. Fifth is a lovely craved sculpture of Mithras the Sun god from Ostia Antica, found in the Mithraeum of Planta Pedis, late second century. Looking at this Fundamental Belief statement further, notice that it also does not say that "God" (the "Trinity") is the Creator.

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The Jesus of History As the Christ of Faith

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That concept held that everything good on earth was preexistent with God, existing in God’s cognition. He could not fathom the mystery of this great sacrifice!' (The Desire of Ages, p. 115). "Jesus used the spiritual disciplines to bring heaven near to Him. Luther went on to say that Jesus Christ is a saving Lord, not a tyrant Lord, a deliverer by “His own precious body and blood” from sin, death and the power of the devil. In conversion, the believing heart accepts Christ’s hand in marriage by saying “I do”.

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Immanuel: Reflections on the Incarnation

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Jesus also expressed this view point in Matthew 5:17-18 and 24:35: "Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish, but to fulfill. Jesus clearly understood that he was the Messiah. The lump of bronze in our example is clearly distinct from The Thinker, since it can exist without The Thinker; but it also clearly shares all the same matter in common with The Thinker, and hence, on this view, counts as the same material object.

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Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives

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This is that kind of orthodoxy which fights to defend the essentials by exposing false kinds of Christianity. Elsewhere Apollinaris reiterates that the flesh is the source of passions (Anacephalaiosis, 29). Baptism symbolizes cleansing from sin, union with Christ, identification with His death and resurrection, and the inner baptism with the Holy Spirit. 6. Then he says that the SDA understanding of "the Trinity" is that God is a "community." This sparked the great Iconoclastic controversy, so called because those who supported the eradication of icons, often on the grounds that they violated the second commandment’s prohibition of “graven images,” were known […] by Christian Research Institute

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Jesus the Magician: Charlatan or Son of God?

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A common solution, among both Platonists and Pythagoreans, was to interpret the second or "evil" Soul as Matter, that is, the material or generative principle, which is the opposite of the truly divine and unchanging Forms. Reaffirm the Chalcedonian doctrine of two natures and apply it by way of additional elucidation Symbol: Two natural wills in Christ. Issues of church governance appear in the first chapters of the Acts of the Apostles; the first act recorded after the ascension is the election of Matthias to replace Judas Iscariot.

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Resurrection of Jesus: History, Experience, Theology

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Paul gives, therefore, as do the four Gospels, primary importance to the theme of the appearances, which constitute a fundamental condition for belief in the Risen One who left the tomb empty. Those who professed it maintained that the humanity of Jesus was only apparent (hence the name dokei = to seem or appear). Yet, for the sin to be atoned for the whole race, forever, infiniteness was required and that was contributed by the divine. Mt. 26:57-68 They have their own police force and could arrest male factors and Punish them when convicted.

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