How could he destroy death and pay the debt of all humanity while remaining God? For He, God who is eternal, was incapable of achieving death and if possible, it would linger unknown to the very people He loved so much to die for. The solution to this divine dilemma was found in the Second Person of the Trinity, Jesus Christ. He, the Word, was “the most qualified of the three persons of the Trinity to bring about the ren... ... middle of paper ... ...esult of Christ’s Paschal Mystery. God heard our cry for help and answered our prayers through the incarnation of Jesus in which He became man in order to save us.
I do believe that Bible is a wisdom book, but there is a difference between how God’s Word operates in other resources and the Bible itself. The Bible, or God’s Word, operates within the hearts of common people who did not know the Lord; it also operates in Christians today. The Bible teaches us about creation of the world, the original sin, the redemption from Jesus, and the restoration of
Bible Project Salvation What is Justification? Justification is the work of God where the moral rightness of Jesus is given to the sinner, so the sinner is declared by God as being morally right under the Law. This moral rightness is not earned or kept by any effort of the saved. Justification is an immediate event with the result being never-ending life. It is based completely and only upon Jesus' sacrifice on the cross ("and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to moral rightness; for by His wounds you were healed.")
“‘This is basically what C.S. Lewis was saying. God made us good only through the atoning work of Calvary. We became righteous because of His love that was most vividly displayed on the cross as John wrote, ‘In this is love, not that we loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins’” (1 John 4:10) (Patheos.com, 2013).
If you ever in your life had a doubt about the bible or even god this is the book for you. If you are not a believer you will be after reading this. This book opens new parables about the bible that could help you in the future. Fee and Stuart did a good job breaking each chapter down into specific points to make it easier for the reader to follow. Honestly not everyone will enjoy this book the same because people have different views on different things.
GOD’S WORD It is only through the Word that people can receive Jesus Christ into their hearts. Only the Bible contains the spiritual facts that make it possible for God to be revealed in readers, who then know and possess God. The more Christians read the Bible and pray accordingly, the more they come to know and possess Him. Once saved, believers need the Word for spiritual nourishment so they can grow and be perfected and equipped for God's work. The Apostle Paul wrote of the Word's central role in a letter to his young coworker in 2 Timothy (3:15-17) “… and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
A literature work will always portray an important message to their readers; in the case of the Bible would be its teaching values. Since there are different interpretations of messages that readers can conclude from reading the Bible; the professor William H. Bishop portrays on his article “The Genesis of Values in Genesis” the interpretation according with the Christians, “The Christian worldview is predicated upon biblical teaching and interpretation. It is the foundation for family values. These values are prevalent in the Book of Genesis and are what comprise the family unit, the decline of which is eroding the values given by God”(Bishop,2015). According with the professor, the Christians see the Genesis book as guide to learn the values of a family which is the message of this literature work piece .However, portraying a message is not what Literature is all about.
Because Jesus was known as a great teacher, the author of Acts believed that Jesus was the prophet who Moses was foretelling would arrive. Also, according to Isaiah 7:14, “Therefore, the Lord Himself will give you a sign: The... ... middle of paper ... ... captive permanently in these confined areas. While Jonah was cast from the fish, Christians believe that Jesus rose from the dead and left the tomb. In conclusion, fulfillment is the New Testament writers connecting verbal predictions from the Hebrew Bible to events in the Christian New Testament, performed by the Messiah. The key is that the New Testament writers believed that Jesus was the Messiah, and so these predictions of the Hebrew Bible, according to the New Testament writers, correspond to Jesus’ life.
God spoke this world into existence and created man in his image. God had given us basic instructions for living within the pages of the bible. In God’s ultimate love for us he sent his Son in the flesh just die for our sins and through him give us eternal life. In this paper we will look at what is God like, humanity, who Jesus is, restoration, an analysis of the Christian faith and a reflection my belief in God. God God is like the ultimate parent who is loving, caring and corrects us when we need it.
St. Prosper of Aquitaine says only the elect or saved because God willed them to be saved, God had no respect of person. God gratu... ... middle of paper ... ...d “Do not think that I came to abolish but to fulfill (Matthew 5:17 NIV). Jesus came to make the law better for us. Let us therefore come body to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need (Hebrews 4:16 KJV). God takes no pleasure in the death of sinners he wants them to turn.