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The Death Of Jesus Christ

- As read he history in discussion- 4, I see that book was written after the death of Jesus Christ and even the time of Jesus there not a religious belong to him. Those religious was create by the group of the people around the communities for the need of human being and to protect life of people in my view. So after the death of Jesus people start to recognize him as massager of the god. They start to faith in him. The faith turn into the ground of people in the society and the society give make it the culture and tradition which is known as the religious and celebrate it....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Christ, Assyria]

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Keeping Christ in Christmas

- Have you thought about the current religious and social scene in America; especially during this time of year of Christmas. Religion has once again been forced to the forefront of the news, with groups fighting over whether to have a “Nativity Scene” in the public square, others are debating about using the word “Christmas” in their sales ads, and then we hear schools are not going on “Christmas break” but winter break. In our changing society, I wonder if anyone of us has stopped to ask what did God intend by sending His Son, Jesus Christ to this earth....   [tags: religion, christmas, jesus christ]

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The Illegal Proceeding of Christ's Trial

- There were many, many illegal things that happened at Jesus' trial. Their goal was to get Him condemned, not to truly and lawfully find out if He was guilty. They had been trying for a long time to find a way to put Him to death. Now, they had him in their hand and they did their best to get rid of Him. “If these men had intended to conduct a legal trial, a specific charge would have been made against Christ, and a warrant for His arrest would have been issued.”1 Since this was not what they wanted, they just twisted things to help them succeed in there agenda....   [tags: Jesus Christ, Bible, Trial, Blasphemy]

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The Death Of Jesus Christ

- “By what authority?” is a question that has likely come across every single living human beings mind, whether in this language or by this mode of communication. Why does one, as opposed to another, gain the power to decide fundamental behaviors that are appropriate – what should we eat or not eat, wear or not wear, do or not do. At least according to the Christian scriptures and early history, a man known as Jesus Christ lived, performed various miracles and shared lessons, was sentenced to death by Rome on a cross, and rose again on the third day, leaving His (and by proxy, God’s) new Kingdom on Earth....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Christianity, Christ]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The ' Of The Christ '

- ”Abiding in Christ” is a beautiful book that concentrates on breaking down the words spoken from John in chapter fifteen. Throughout chapter fifteen there are three main points to be considered. The vines and the branches, Jesus’s love, and the hate that he knew was coming. “Abiding in Christ” gives us Christians what they need, showing us how to abide in Christ (John 15:1-8) and abide in Christ’s love (John 15:9-25). This book does both jobs and wraps it up with a clear conclusion. Firstly, abiding in Christ is something that is extremely important in the lives of all Christians....   [tags: Jesus, Christ, New Testament, Gospel of John]

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Compare and Contrast: Socrates and Jesus Christ

- “To stand up for what you believe in is more important than to be scared of imprisonment or death.” – Socrates The Apology In this literature review I will discuss both Socrates and Jesus Christ (Jesus). I will compare and distinguish them, by their trial, misdeeds (through the view of society), law, justice and punishment. In addition, I will write about their influence in today’s society and what impact they have made through time. Both Socrates and Jesus had many things in common yet, they we’re different....   [tags: Comparing Socrates and Jesus Christ]

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Analysis Of The Letter ' A Prisoner Of Christ Jesus '

- 1Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our dear friend and fellow worker— The letter’s opening is friendly and personable despite the fact that Paul wrote this letter in prison. The book of Philemon, unlike some of the other Pauline epistles, was written to a specific person whom Paul appeared to be very fond of. 2also to Apphia our sister and Archippus our fellow soldier—and to the church that meets in your home: Though the letter appears to be intended for Philemon, two others are addressed by name: Archippus and Apphia....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Epistle to Philemon, Christ]

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Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ

- The Passion of the Christ - The Pathetic Appeal of the Death of Jesus In February 2004, one day after the release of The Passion of the Christ, my girlfriend and I took our seats in the crowded theatre. I came into the night prepared to watch the death of Jesus Christ. However, I had no idea that I would actually be watching the death of Jesus Christ. For ten or more years prior to this night, I had always been told that Jesus had died on a cross for my sins. My parents, my Sunday school teachers, my friends’ parents, and my extended family had, at some time in my youth, told me the story of Jesus from the Gospels of the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John)....   [tags: Reflective The Passion of the Christ]

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The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ

- "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." This verse - John 3:16 - is perhaps the most important in the Bible. Jesus Christ was the son of God, but he was also the son of man. Jesus had a human mother, Mary (see Luke 1:30-31 for example), but his father was God (see John 3:18 for example). Jesus was human, not God. Consider 1 Timothy 2:5:"For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;" There could not be a clearer statement that Christ was a man....   [tags: Essays about Jesus Christ]

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Buddha and Jesus Christ in Literature

- Buddha and Jesus Christ in Literature Many pieces of literature and characters in literature are based off of religious figures or beliefs. In the literary pieces that we have read this semester, Buddha, Jesus Christ, and their religions have often been motifs. Buddha and Christ have many striking differences, but also quite a few similarities. They have both been very influential in many of the worldly religions of today, and in literature throughout the years. The man commonly known as Buddha was born in 560 B.C....   [tags: Buddha Jesus Christ Religion Papers]

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John Milton's On the Morning of Christ's Nativity

- John Milton's On the Morning of Christ's Nativity John Milton was born in 1608 and died in died in 1674. He was by far the most learned man of his time. He influenced men from the Romantic poets to the American Puritans. Moreover, he relied heavily on the historic Christian doctrine of Calvinism. In the first four stanzas of On the Morning of Christ's Nativity Milton paints a beautiful picture of man's redemption in Christ. First, the first four stanzas of Milton's poem have a distinct rhyme scheme....   [tags: On the Morning of Christ's Nativity Essays]

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Who Is Christ Today

- It is undeniable that we live in trying times. The newspapers are loaded with articles about the economic downturn. The local newscast is headlined by violence erupting in streets just around the corner. Websites broadcast the events of war and genocide on almost every continent. With all these sobering events occurring on a daily basis, the question begs to be asked: Just who is Jesus Christ to us today. In his time Christ was a teacher, a leader, and a model to the growing Christian population....   [tags: Religion Christ Jesus Christianity Theology]

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The Impeccability of Jesus Christ

- The Impeccability of Jesus Christ The New Testament authors had no qualms about declaring that Jesus was truly human and telling us that Jesus committed no sin. Bible passages such as 2 Corinthians 5:21, Hebrews 4:15, 1 Peter 2:22 and 1 John 3:5 “witness that He [Jesus] did not give in to temptation, nor violate the moral standards of God, nor was He inconsistent with the nature of his character.” That is, Jesus was sinless. It is vital to our theology that Jesus was sinless. For only if Jesus was sinless could His death have been a vicarious substitution and fulfil God’s redemptive plan for man....   [tags: Bible Christianity Religion Jesus Christ Essays]

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The Case For Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation Of The Evidence For Jesus

- Being a Christian and a student of Communications, I felt compelled to reading The Case for Christ. I decided to use this book for this review especially due to the large amount of criticisms and backlash it had received. Lee Strobel is known for being a hard-nosed skeptical journalist and ex-investigative reporter for the Chicago Tribune. He also described himself as a "former spiritual skeptic" before his personal mission for the proof of God. Skeptics around the world claim that Jesus either never said He was God or He never exemplified the activities and mindset of God....   [tags: Strobel Case Christ]

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Death Through Adam Life Through Christ

- Death Through Adam, Life Through Christ As many of us know it today as the Bible states, God created man, "he formed him from dust and breathed into his nostrils to bring him to life. He planted a garden in Eden and put the man there. Out of the ground God made every tree pleasant to see and good for food." (Nietzsche) For the serpent had told Eve that the tree of knowledge of good and evil would not harm her or Adam, they chose to eat from it, without listening to the command of God. By eating this fruit, it imposes the knowledge of good and evil on Adam and Eve and now it causes the risk of making a sin against humanity....   [tags: Religion Theology Analysis Adam Jesus Christ]

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Carlo Levi’s Memoirs, Christ Stopped At Eboli

- Carlo Levi’s Memoirs, Christ Stopped At Eboli Carlo Levi’s memoirs, Christ Stopped At Eboli, describe his time spent as a political prisoner in the isolated and desolate village of Gagliano in southern Italy. He tells of the village itself and the surrounding settings and what it is like to be forced to live in a completely different environment to that which he is accustomed. In this literary reminiscence, Levi addresses the themes of impoverishment, religion, social divisions and the ever-present issue of death....   [tags: Carlo Levi Christ Stopped Eboli Essays]

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Jesus Christ Would Support the Death Penalty

- Capital punishment, as ordained by God, is the only way to reduce crime in a long-lasting form. Although there are many who would refute this claim, the Bible holds its ground when it comes to the issue of capital punishment. The Bible has stood for, and will continue to stand for, capital punishment. Since God was the one who first initiated capital punishment, we should look to His Word to find the origin of it. Capital punishment was instituted when God told Adam and Eve “...in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.” Genesis 9:6 also references capital punishment by stating, “Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed.” Exodus 21:12 echoes this saying with...   [tags: Jesus Christ and the Death Penalty]

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The Passion Of The Christ

- In the film “The Passion of the Christ” by Mel Gibson the life of Jesus Christ is portrayed to the audience using his interpretation of the historical moment in which Jesus Christ was crucified. In the Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John the stories recounted about the life of Jesus Christ are different, because each one was centered to the particular needs of their community. By not following the Gospels word for word Mel Gibson is able to dramatically depict the mercy, love, and salvation Jesus Christ had for the children of God....   [tags: Jesus, Crucifixion of Jesus, New Testament]

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Is The Body Of Christ?

- If you have your eyes and ears and your feet, it is easy to take advantage of the fact that they 'll always be there. But say for example, you have no hand; try to tie your shoe. Or say you have no hand and no foot, try entire shoe. How difficult would it be to simply pull a shirt over your head, if you had no arms to help you. So it is with the body of Christ, each and every limb needs the other to function completely and fully within the church. It is not by accident that God created us each differently; we don 't think the same we don 't act the same we don 't see things the same....   [tags: Want, Need, Grammatical person, Individual]

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The Passion Of The Christ

- Film Essay: The Passion of the Christ From the opening scene of “The Passion of the Christ”, director Mel Gibson establishes a foreshadowing of what this film encompasses. Appearing onto a black screen are white words, from Isaiah 53, “He was wounded for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities; by His wounds we are healed” (Gibson, 2004, scene 1). Alluding to Jesus being the “He” this passage is referring too, a message is immediately established by Gibson to his modern day audience of Jesus being the “one who suffers” (Powell, 2009, p....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel of Matthew, New Testament]

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Paul, A Servant Of Christ Jesus Christ

- Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God— 2 the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures 3 regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life[a] was a descendant of David, 4 and who through the Spirit of holiness was appointed the Son of God in power[b] by his resurrection from the dead: Jesus Christ our Lord. 5 Through him we received grace and apostleship to call all the Gentiles to the obedience that comes from[c] faith for his name’s sake....   [tags: Jesus, Bible, Christianity, New Testament]

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The Christ Of The Salvation

- because of the salvation they hope to receive. The first category, “works of merit,” are those whose purpose is to somehow earn the right to salvation via good deeds, fasting, public prayer, or flagellation, which were common practices in the early church whose purpose was to prove their holiness and righteousness to men. These works are condemned, and do not result in grace, as Campbellists would claim, pointing back to Ephesians 2. Dr. Harding draws a parallel between baptism, which saves men from judgement for sin, and the brazen snake found in Numbers 21....   [tags: Baptism, Christianity, Jesus, New Testament]

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The Body Of Christ

- The body of Christ; His church that gathers together, prays together, heals and seeks the lost. In the most practical way, as a church that is made up of people of different personalities and God given spiritual gifts, form the body of Christ to which He would certainly want His body on a mission. The mission is simply this; reach the lost, heal the sick, and make disciples to continue His work here on earth until the end comes. The work of God in this world is His people; Christians using the gifts God give them to further His kingdom and save as many as we can....   [tags: Christian terms, Christianity, Jesus, Holy Spirit]

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The Resurrection of Christ

- The Resurrection of Christ is one of the most questioning studies of scientists. Also Theologians have been stuck on this topic as well. Without the Resurrection, the Christian’s faith would be futile and Christians are not Christians. Indeed, there are several theories that tries to prove the Resurrection to be false. The Swoon, Theft, Wrong Tomb, and Hallucination theories are false because Christ did, in fact, rise from the dead. The Swoon theory states that Christ did not die but only fainted and was still alive, then after the crucifixion and the burial took place, afterward Jesus removed the big stone and went on his way appearing to people and living his life on Earth....   [tags: Christianity ]

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The Gospel of Christ

- Paul wrote this letter in response to some who were promoting a different gospel (1:6) than the one he presented at a previous visit to this area. Are there other "gospels" being promoted in our culture today. How can they be recognized. What distinguishes the gospel of Christ from these other gospels. Before I begin to discuss the other “gospels” being promoted in “our” culture, I would like to discuss the cultural tension that scripted and introduced the different gospel to the Galatians, in order to form a parallel to today....   [tags: Theology ]

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Followers of Christ

- When followers of Christ share God’s grace and allow the works of the Holy Spirit to become visible to others, this can both preserve others from corruption and lead them to Christ. The Kingdom of God benefits, when the godly lifestyles of those that follow Christ, causes others to realize there is something missing in their lives and they can see part of what is missing in their lives in the lives of believers. Followers of Christ should draw others to Christ. Intended meaning of the Passage The verses in this passage (Matthew 5: 13-16), are an excerpt from “the sermon on the mount”, which is the longest sermon that Jesus preached; or for that matter, the longest sermon that anyone has ever...   [tags: Kingdom of God, Good News]

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Chosen By Christ

- I believe that my pilgrimage with Christ began before my birth. I was chosen. I didn’t choose Christ but he chose me. It was at a very early age that my grandmother noticed that I was touched by the hand of God. Unfortunately, I didn’t realize it at that time. It wasn’t until my first encounter with the lord at age 10 that I realized there was something different about me. I can remember having an unexplainable experience in my grandfathers Apolistic church. I didn’t understand the experience as a child but I understand it now....   [tags: Admissions Essay]

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Community in Christ

- There is a parable that I remember hearing long ago. The first scene opens with several people sitting around a table with a large pot of delicious soup set before them. The aroma alone is tantalizing. However, the only way they can reach this pot of soup is with the long handled spooned utensils that they have been given. They are able to reach into this pot to retrieve the soup, but the problem begins when they attempt to feed themselves with these enormous instruments. It is impossible. Because of their inability to find a solution to this problem they become weak, frail and malnourished....   [tags: Christianity]

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References Of Our Union With Christ

- There are many references to our union with Christ in the Scriptures. For example, 2 Corinthians 5:17, “Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.” Paul also says in Ephesians 1:3-4, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ, just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him.” He later states that we are His workmanship created in Jesus Christ to do good works (Eph....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Christianity, Bible]

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Christian Education Is The Mystery Of Christ

- God has ordained that Revelation is transmitted to all people, to all generations, and to remain intact forever. This mandate is performed by the Church through evangelization. However, the desire to proclaim Jesus Christ, to “evangelize” and to lead others to the “fiat” of faith in Jesus Christ, which at the same time arouses the need to know this faith better, does not come from human inspiration. It springs from the loving knowledge that Jesus Christ has of us. In this way, we need to understand that the primary and essential object of catechesis and religious education is the mystery of Christ....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Gospel, Trinity]

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Missions Of The Christ And The Trinity

- Introduction What is missions. This a basic question that can be explained almost exhaustively. In order to fully understand missions, one must start by looking at who is behind missions, and how He worked in missions and how He works in missions today. Missions are an essential role in reaching out in Christianity. Christians, especially missionaries, must understand who Christ is, essential theology, and the missional work of the Trinity. Christ in the Bible Christianity is focused on Christ and the Trinity as the main focal point of worship; missions focus on how Christ relates to the world....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Holy Spirit, Trinity]

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Christ And The Cross : A False Dichotomy

- Christ and the Cross is a false dichotomy that exists in the church today. Many Church leaders today are saying that the Cross is not necessary. They tend to separate the two, but Christians without the Cross is like Christianity without Christ. Which means, there can be no Christianity without the Cross and the Christ of the Cross. Many of them are saying that the Cross should not even been emphasize; that the Cross is a form of idolatry; that the Cross is an inconceivable child abuse; and some of the leaders even have gone to the extreme....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Christianity]

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The Is The Study Of How Christ Works

- Christology is the study of how Christ works. People are constantly perplexed by Christology when they observe Christians. We don 't always do a good job of representing our savior and need to do outreach through social ministries to show that Christ 's love is alive. When Christians act poorly it is a representation of flesh not of God yet so many people look at how Christians act as if that represents the Christ. Social ministry is ideal for breaking the Christian stereotypes and show people we can do this right....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Homelessness, Want]

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The Church Is Body Of Christ

- The Church What Is the Church. The word "church" comes from the Greek "ekklesia" which means "gathering" This word used in New Testament 115 times. So many people come out from bad lives to come to God by born in Christ in Spirit of God, new birth in Lord Jesus Christ. Church in the Greek means, "the called out" JESUS IS THE HEAD OF HIS CHURCH. Ephesians 5:22;26. The Church is Body of Christ. We all believers Parts the Body of Christ So one Body Many Parts. The body is a unit through it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Christian terms]

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A Study Of The Person Of Jesus Christ

- INTRODUCTION Christology is the study of the person of Jesus the Christ, what and who he is / was: his natures, person, obscurity, ministry, consciousness, etc. (Harvelle, 2009). Originating from the Greek word ‘Christos’ meaning, “anointed one”; it often includes such topics as the pre-existence and eternality of Christ, Old Testament prophecies about Christ, Christ’s humanity, deity, and incarnation (Herrick, 2004). Recent decades have seen an increasing concern that Jesus of the Bible was different to the Christ of theological Tradition....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Gospel of John, Trinity]

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The Creation Of Christ And The Future

- Creation, who are we. We are created in the image of Christ in accordance with God’s word, yet how do we implement being created in Christ to the future of our employment. A new creation in Christ or being created in the form of Christ, one must understand it’s not just looking like Christ would have us but also living as he was called us to live. So, how does being a creation of Christ impact the future endeavors as a middle or high school history teacher. Created in His Image We are the creation of Christ....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Christian theology, School]

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The Church As The Body Of Christ

- would have been even more powerful, as they were familiar with body based metaphors, so applying something they were common with to a theological concept allowed for greater understanding and application. “Accordingly, the metaphor of the church as the body of Christ describes a real, although not literal, relationship that exists between Christ and the church. This suggests that this metaphor is not simply illustrating unity and diversity in the Christian community, even though that is part of its meaning....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel of John, Christianity, Trinity]

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Spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ

- The known world was impacted by the spreading of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which was done by the first century church with great passion. These early followers of Christ set the world on fire, by relaying the Good news of Jesus Christ, first to the nation of Israel then to the gentile world. The Bible tells us that the Apostle Peter was commissioned to bring the announcement of Christ’s death and resurrection to his Jewish brethren, whereas, the Apostle Paul was chosen by Christ to bring the Gospel message of salvation to the gentile world....   [tags: God, testament, scriptures]

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Room For Christ By Dorothy Day

- In Dorothy Day’s article, Room for Christ, she presents making room for Christ as always seeking ways to repay Christ through good deeds committed in the present. These good deeds are deeds that do not necessarily benefit ourselves, but the lives of the people around us. It is the people who suffer in our time that are now Christ. How we act upon these suffering people, is how we act upon Christ. In Room for Christ, Dorothy says, “He made heaven hinge on the way we act towards Him in his disguise of commonplace, frail and ordinary human beings” (3)....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Gospel of Luke, Poverty]

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The Revelation Of The Resurrection Of Christ

- The Resurrection of Christ is perhaps the most significant event to ever happen in the history of mankind. Jesus of Nazareth was more than just a man, his resurrection proved that he was the Son of God with power and gave validity to all of Christianity. The disciple Paul wrote of the dangers to Christianity that would have happened had the Resurrection not occurred. (Corinthians I, New International Version Bible) He said that without the Resurrection preaching would have been in vain, the disciples would have been labeled as false prophets, the Christian faith would have been worthless, people would see no reason to come out of their sin, death would be permanent, and Christians would be c...   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, New Testament]

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The Lord And Jesus Christ With Disgust

- In 2 A.D. Saul, or as we will later come to know him as the apostile Paul was born. As a Jewish Pharisee as stated in these verses (Gal 1:14, Phil 3:5-6, Cor 11:22) Paul believed in the direct observance of God and His laws, for himself and for all Jews who knew the word of the Lord and Jesus Christ. Paul was not always a Christian, or a servant of God. Before Paul’s Conversion, he was known as “Saul” a Pharisee who would deny the existence of God, and look down upon those who were believers in the Lord and Jesus Christ with disgust....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Jesus]

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Christ Is The True Savior Of The World

- In the Bible, there are many times that promises were made, and every time, the Lord delivered on His word. This is one of the many reasons that it is clear that Christ is the true Savior of the world. One of the things that separate humans from Him is the simple fact that human and sinful nature step in the way. The sinful nature of humans does not allow human people to make and keep the type of promises that the Lord delivers on. In Genesis, many promises are made to people of all types. The Lord makes a promise to Eve that she and the following women of the world will endure painful childbirth....   [tags: Jesus, Christian terms, Judas Iscariot]

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Critique Of The Meaning Of Christ

- 2. Yoder’s Critique of the Meaning of Christ in Christ and Culture For Yoder, in Christ and Culture, Niebuhr understands Jesus Christ as “a moralist” who “points us away from the many values of our social life to the One who alone is good” (33) [then explain in your own words: the Jewishness of Jesus/ selectively critical] Jesus points our sight away “from all the conditioned to Unconditioned” (59, 33). Culture as a whole is morally dubious; therefore, Jesus “came to abolish culture, ignoring everything concerned with material civilization”....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Trinity, Gospel]

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An Atheist Believe That Jesus Christ

- An atheist believe that Jesus Christ was just simply a man with a power of being a big influence on weak-minded people. However, some atheist give him credit for being an influential philosopher and being a man who seems to become very wise as he got older. Atheist do not believe that he was god or rose from the dead.There are also other of views about the deity of Christ some religious based some cult based and one worldly based view and Religious views about Christ and the devine the deity of Christ are greatly different one another....   [tags: Jesus, Trinity, Christianity, New Testament]

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The Body And Body Of Christ

- If you have your eyes and ears and your feet it is easy to take advantage of the fact that they 'll always be there. But say for example, you have no hand ; try to tie your shoe. Or say you have no hand and no foot, try entire shoe. How difficult would it be to simply pull a shirt over your head, if you had no arms to help you. So it is with the body of Christ, each and every limb needs the other to function completely and fully within the church. It is not by accident that God created us each differently; we don 't think the same we don 't act the same we don 't see things the same....   [tags: Want, Need, Grammatical person, Individual]

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Jesus Christ, The Incarnation Of God

- Jesus Christ, the incarnation of God walked the earth trying to achieve peace for humanity. Jesus Christ suffered for humanity so that humans could live in peace with one another and with God. The evangelist Mark, who announced the gospel of Jesus, spoke of a victory. This victory was one of a kind in the sense that it was not won by an emperor or a king, but by a real God. But what does Christianity mean by resurrection. Christianity by resurrection means forgiving love. It means peace. It means a chance for a new life....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, New Testament]

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Jesus Christ, The Incarnation Of God

- Jesus Christ, the incarnation of God walked the earth trying to achieve peace for humanity. Jesus Christ suffered for humanity so that humans could live in peace with one another and with God. The evangelist Mark, who announced the gospel of Jesus, spoke of a victory. This victory was one of kind in the sense that it was not one by an emperor or a king, but by a real God; a God of truth, peace, and justice. By the birth of Jesus Christ, God had sided with the poor and the oppressed. The story of Jesus Christ begins when an angel announces to the priest Zacharias that his wife Elizabeth will give birth to a son to be named John (Luke 1:5–25)....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, God, New Testament]

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Myths Of God And Jesus Christ

- One of the most talked about myths in Christianity is the story of how Jesus Christ was crucified but came back to life. When he was crucified for human sins and when he resurrected he took mankind sins away with him. There are many functions and theories that try to explain this myth. Whether individuals believe in the myth is up to them. That being said, this myth is one that is followed by numerous people around the world. God and Jesus Christ are one and the same. One cannot believe in God and not believe in Jesus Christ....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, God in Christianity, God]

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The Judgement Of The Judgment Seat Of Christ

- Paul says that “all of us must appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each may receive recompense for what has been done in the body, whether good or evil” (2 Cor 5:10; cf. Rom 14:10). We know very little about what to expect on the final judgment, however it is assured in Romans 2:5 that God is righteous and fair in his judgment. People will be judged according to principles and laws that have been clearly established and made known to everyone (Rom 2:15), God will not discriminate....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Last Judgment, Heaven]

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Defense of the Humanity of Jesus Christ

- Defense of the Humanity of Christ. Jesus Christ was without a doubt a real, living, breathing human being. His human nature is separate and distinct from His divine nature, yet unified in the person that He is. He was not God merely making himself appear as a person: He was truly human. Jesus's humanity is very clear from the testimony of scripture and records of his life. Jesus's humanity is attested to by scripture through the accounts of people who view Him as an ordinary person. He was born of a human mother, experiencing the natural process of gestation and birth (though miraculously conceived) just like every other person on this planet (Luke 2:7)....   [tags: Human Nature, Divine Nature, Religion, God]

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The Concept Of The Deity Of Christ

- Introduction The concept of the Deity of Christ is one of great complexity. Numerous students, scholars, theologians and philosophers have studied Christ and His attributes. One of the most asked questions and sought after answers has been thoroughly dissected and examined to be able to even begin comprehending such a mystery. Millions ask: “How can Jesus Christ, the Son of God be one-hundred percent man, and one-hundred percent God at the same time. Also, how is it even possible that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, can also be God Himself?” The answer can be found in God’s Word....   [tags: Trinity, Holy Spirit, God, God in Christianity]

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The Death Of The King Jesus Christ

- We know that flesh and blood shall not inherit the kingdom of God, neither corruption shall inherit incorruption. For the word of God says in I Corinthians 15: 51; Behold I show you a mystery, not all of us shall sleep, but we shall be changed, in the twinkling of an eye, when the last blast of the trumpet sound, first the dead shall rise incorruptible and we will be changed. For this corruptible body must put on incorruption, and this mortal life must put on immortality. When that change takes place Death shall be swallowed up into victory....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, New Testament, Old Testament]

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The Proclamation Of The Gospel Of Jesus Christ

- My call in regard to the proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ is to share my faith by living out my love of Christ and showing the love of Jesus Christ to the world around me. The Bible says in Matthew 28:16-20, “Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Gospel, New Testament]

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Who Is The Lord Jesus Christ?

- Romans 3:23 For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God. We all have many things in common and one of them is we all fall short of the glory of God because of our sins, which leads to eternal punishment. But God is rich in His mercy and grace sent His Son to die in the place of those that repent and place their faith in Him. John 3:15 states whoever believes in Him, that 's the Lord Jesus Christ shall not perish but have eternal life. Whoever places a saving faith, which is nothing less than a commitment of your life to the Lord Jesus shall not be eternally punished but receive eternal life....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Christianity, Repentance]

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Owen Meany As A Christ

- Throughout all of life, men and women have wondered who can live or teach Christ 's actions in everyday life. However, there is one person that has lived up to those expectations and that person is Owen Meany in a Prayer for Owen Meany. Owen Meany was helping others in the book, preaching to people about life and how to live a life like Christ and even in ways where the narrator, John Wheelwright, portrayed certain physical descriptions of Owen as almost Christ like but, as always, he was not perfect like Christ....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Messiah, Christian terms]

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An Analysis of the Book, Christ and Empire

- Most would not admit this but very often, Christians have in many ways - through crusade, capture and trade, used the name and influence of Jesus Christ to encourage and validate political, economic, even and especially military gain. The book Christ and Empire is representative of Jesus Christ, and empires throughout history with great effort with the fact of Jesus’ implication on human life. As every theologian or political figure interpret Jesus’ power on humanity, He is the central figure of the Byzantine Empire pointing out that power and harmony of a group, and eventually the downfall from America....   [tags: religion, theology]

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The Beliefs Of The Church Of Jesus Christ

- RE-113 Assignment Twelve (1) What are the beliefs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormon Church). The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a non-traditional sect of Protestant Christianity and has about fourteen million followers. The faith began when its founder, Joseph Smith, found golden tablets, a seer stone to read what was inscribed on the tablets, and other items buried in a hill. Joseph Smith found the items with the instruction of an angel named Moroni, whom he claimed guided him....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Bible, Christian denomination]

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The Doctrine Of The Gospel Of Christ

- It is a powerful truth, that when correct principles are understood, our very behavior, characteristic, and nature can change. The Doctrine and Covenants is a source of some of God’s correct principles. They contain eternal truths that change and transform us. One of the themes or key principles is the teaching of the gospel of Christ. Teaching is a big part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter­day Saints. It is how the church grows in membership. Even children born in the church must be taught before they are baptized....   [tags: Jesus, Christian terms, Christianity, Teacher]

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The Significance Of The Holy Of Jesus Christ

- Throughout the world, people universally recognize the cross as the central symbol of Christianity. Within the church, the cross represents God’s eternal love, justice and Jesus Christ. Although this is a widely accepted understanding amongst most Christians, others question its propriety. To explain this reasoning, one must understand the history of Israel prior to the birth of Jesus Christ. At this time, Jerusalem was best known for its involvement in trade, which inspired the Romans to conquer them....   [tags: Jesus, Crucifixion, Christianity, Christian cross]

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A Minister Of Jesus Christ

- A minister of Jesus Christ is some one who is used to convey the will of Jesus Christ. This is a title that is special indeed, but not so exclusive that there should only be one minister of Christ per church like there would be one pastor per church. Any one who is a born-again individual can be a minister of Jesus Christ, but does this mean that you are necessary called to be a minister of Jesus Christ. Based on Paul’s writings found in 1 Corinthians, if you are saved you are no longer a slave to the world, but called to be a servant of Jesus Christ....   [tags: New Testament, Bible, Jesus, Christianity]

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The Resurrection Of Jesus Christ

- The resurrection of Jesus Christ is a topic that many scholars have discussed and debated upon and yet some still cannot come up with a sure understanding of what exactly happened during the resurrection and what did it truly means. There are many interpretations that people have regarding the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In this paper, the background of the resurrection will be discussed including the events that led up to the resurrection and the occurrence of the resurrection itself. Along with the historical background, an interpretation of how the resurrection of Jesus Christ is viewed will be discussed....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Christianity]

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Understanding the International Church of Christ

- After understanding the belief system of the International Church of Christ, it may be easier to understand their religious practices that include the following: prayer buddies, discipleships, the One Year Challenge, and the ICOC Ministry Training Academy. Each has a pivotal role within the International Church of Christ and therefore will be discussed further in the following paragraphs. Once a week Bible studies are held within a group of members of the church. People are typically paired up with someone of the same sex, though opposite sex partners are not uncommon....   [tags: religious, sins, new testament]

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Christ As The Good Shepherd

- Whether or not we notice it, Art is always around. It can come in the form of a beautiful painting in the Smithsonian Museum, a sculpture by Michelangelo, or as graffiti on the wall. Whatever the form, art is always present. Additionally, art is not new; for as long as there have been people, there has been art. Though rare, early Christian art manages to express, in picture form, a story from the bible. One piece, which was actual a mural painted in the fourth century, on walls of the mausoleum of Galla Placidia in Raveena, Italy, depicts Christ teaching his apostles....   [tags: Art]

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The Dead Christ With Angels

- The piece of art that I found while visiting the Museum of Fine Arts, and had chosen to analyze is “The Dead Christ with Angels”, a representation of Christ resurrecting, by Giovanni Battista di Jacopo, most commonly known as Rosso Fiorentino. This very well preserved artwork is said to have been painted in the timeframe of 1524-1527 according to the matching plaque. Rosso, an Italian painter from Florence, is noted to have gotten his nickname due to his red hair because Rosso Fiorentino means Red Florentine in Italian....   [tags: Jesus, Resurrection of Jesus, Color, Oil painting]

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Christ in Catholicism and Other Religions

- The modern society is a highly pluralistic society. Rapid transmission of information in the modern era and the ability of people to travel around the world on a larger scale has created awareness that the world and the modern society has a multitude of diverse and contrasting viewpoints on a variety of issues. This pluralism is evident in the realm of religion than in any other realm. Human awareness of the existence of the many religions in the world, today, is unprecedented. Christians are aware of the existence of many other smaller religions apart from the mainstream Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism....   [tags: comparative religion, religious studies]

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The Controversy Of The Doctrine Of Christ

- The controversy on whether or not jesus was born April 6th, is unknown truth that is yet to be revealed. This knowledge does not come from the United voice nor is it harmonized in the scriptural canon. Because it does not fall under the doctrine of Christ, it is not truly “Official” LDS teaching. The statements claiming April 6th to be christ’s accurate day of birth, leads it to fall under #1 The current Correlated Publications of the Church. Its falls under this type of LDS teaching because Nearly all the statements advocating this were given in books, magazines or manuals published through the church....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, God in Christianity, Trinity]

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Jesus Christ, God And God

- Our Salvation is an inseparable link to faith in Jesus Christ. That is why it is so important to determine biblically who Jesus Christ is. Is Jesus God in the flesh. Or was he just a man. The Book of Acts contributes many things to help support the deity of Christ, such as he is worshiped, He bears the names and titles of deity, He has the same life giving power that God has, and he shed his own blood. Jesus Christ bears the name and titles of deity in the book of Acts in Acts 2:36 the bible says, “Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made the same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.” Kurio the Greek word translated “Lord” which is used mo...   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Christianity, Bible]

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Outline Of Passage Of The Coming Of Christ

- Outline of Passage: I. Believers are waiting for the coming of Christ. (2 Peter 3:14-16) A. Believers are to be diligent to be found without blemish in character and at peace while waiting. (2 Peter 3:14b) B. Believers are to count the patience of the Lord as salvation while waiting, just as Paul has instructed in his letters. (2 Peter 3:15-16a) II. Know that there are lawless people who twist the words of Scripture. (2 Peter 3:16-18). A. Be careful to not be carried away with the error of the ignorant....   [tags: New Testament, Bible, Salvation, God]

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The Eternality And Deity Of Christ

- THE ETERNALITY AND DEITY OF CHRIST Eternal is defined as lasting or living forever without beginning or end. Jesus is an eternal deity and the second member of the Godhead. The Godhead exists of three eternal persons. They are God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Jesus is given many names throughout scripture that establishes His eternal position. Jesus is referred to as the Word throughout the Bible. There are many passages in scripture that point to the fact that Jesus is eternal....   [tags: Jesus, Christian terms, Trinity, Son of God]

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Christ as A Master in Discussion of the Dao

- Christ as A Master in Discussion of the Dao As intelligent beings, we spend much of our adult lives wondering if the life we lead is truly how we should live. The Dao De Jing teaches that we should live a life in which we have reduced our ego to the point of minimizing if not, eliminating its role in our actions and thoughts. By maintaining the smallest ego possible, we are more able to respond to situations with our true hearts, not with the interest of ourselves in mind. By reacting to events and happenings in our life through natural tendencies, we respond through our true self instead of our ego making decisions that maintain our personal interests, or at least keep our personal intere...   [tags: Philosophy]

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The Imitation Of Christ By Thomas A Kempis

- Thomas a Kempis was a monk in the Augustinian order. He was born in Kempen, Germany in the year 1380. In his life time he wrote a book about his way of viewing Christianity. The book The Imitation of Christ, is more about the spiritual and emotional approach pertaining to faith. Boethius, was born in Italy, and was a Roman senator, philosopher, and more. He was born a couple years after the last Roma Emperor, naming himself as the King of Italy. Boethius wrote his book Consolation of Philosophy, while he was imprisoned for conspiracy to overthrow Theodoric the Great....   [tags: Religion, Philosophy, God]

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The Spiritual Gifts Of The Body Of Christ

- Whenever I first laid eyes on the title of this inventory saying “Congratulations, You’re gifted” I was sure that this would be an exciting. Any test that can tell me how gifted I am in fifteen minutes or less is my kind of test. I learned from taking this test that I seem to be inclined in the process of teaching others and lending another a warm bed, but I tend to fall short in the area of prayer and don’t even get me started on miracles. The gift that is on the top of my list by a towering eleven points is “Teaching”....   [tags: Spirituality, Prayer, Gift, Bible]

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Jesus Christ, By The Power Of The Priesthood

- I raised my arm to the square, and by the power of the priesthood and in the name of Jesus Christ, I planned to command that body to receive back its spirit, but the words would not come. My mouth was shut. The Spirit stayed my voice. That was the beginning of the end for me. Even it if was the Lord’s will that I were to call that child back, I had not had a great relationship with the Lord at that time, however, I knew the Lord and I also knew that I was, despite my sins, worthy to act in this occasion....   [tags: Jesus, God, God in Christianity]

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Energy Of The Body Of Christ

- Energy production in a cell is similar to the way that the Body of Christ is energized through spiritual practices, in that this process generates energy by making ATP for cellular use. Many members of the church are energized to worship God through spiritual practices, such as reading their Bible, having fellowship with other believers, and spreading the word to others. Likewise, energy production is created in our bodies by making ATP, which can be compared to the energy of Christian souls. In our body consists of countless cells that all have their own unique duties to fulfill in order to keep us healthy....   [tags: Adenosine triphosphate, Metabolism]

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The Teachings Of Christ 's Ministry

- Our text cites C. S. Lewis’ statement, which said, “…God works on the centre [of a man heart] outwards…” changing him from the inside out (McQuilkin & Copan, 2014, p. 84) and in this observation I believe the very essence of Christ’s ministry is revealed. The prophet’s proclaimed that Christ would take the Mosaic laws and make them apart of humanity’s being (Ezekiel 36:26; Jeremiah 31:33), thus performing a spiritual heart transplant (Hebrews 8:10). In doing so Jesus would purpose to go to the crux of mankind’s inability to comply with the law that would usher the fellowship and relationship, that God had designed....   [tags: New Testament, Salvation, Antinomianism, Jesus]

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The international church of christ

- The International Church of Christ is a family of churches spread across 152 nations in the world. With its roots in the early 1970’s, it has spread so rapidly primarily because of its ambitions to have churches in every country, city, town, and village in the world to teach the lessons of God and optimize salvation for all. In 2008, there were 88,000 members and only 590 congregations; however, in 2013 there were reportedly 103,000 members in 650 international congregations. These hundreds of congregations are in fact racially integrated and made up of a very diverse population of people from different age groups as well as economic and social backgrounds (ICOC HotNews)....   [tags: thomas mckean, religious movement, cult]

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The Case For Christ By Lee Strobel

- Have you ever found yourself questioning the things that seem to mean so much to you. How about the Lord. I’ve found myself questioning the Lord before and it can be overwhelming. In his book, The Case for Christ, Lee Strobel takes this very matter into his own hands. As the former legal editor of the Chicago Tribune, he asks all the right questions to find out the truth about the Son of the Lord. In reading this book, I have found a new strength in the foundations of my faith by hearing the facts that experts in their field have....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Gospel of Luke, Gospel]

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The Way of Jesus Christ

- The German scholar and theologian Jürgen Moltmann wrote a powerful work called The Way of Jesus Christ. In his book, Moltmann, blends Judaism and Christianity together to form what is called messianic Jewish faith. Messianic Judaism is a religious movement that adds to Evangelical Christian theology with elements of Jewish terminology and ritual. He connects the Old Testament with the New Testament and believes there must be a connection between the messianic and the Christian perspective of Christology....   [tags: Religion, Messianic Jewish Faith, Christians]

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Jesus Christ And Heavenly Father

- All religions differ in one way or another, but one of the biggest distinguishers for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is our core belief in the Godhead. This core belief, while not included in the Genesis account of the Creation, can be seen in Moses 2:1: “I am the Beginning and the End, the Almighty God; by mine Only Begotten I created these things; yea, in the beginning I created the heaven, and the earth…” Immediately we can see that Heavenly Father referred to His Son as the creator of the heaven and the earth, and it was only under the direction of the Father that it occurred....   [tags: Jesus, God in Christianity, Christianity, God]

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The Gospel Message Of Jesus Christ

- Introduction When studying the Gospel message of Jesus Christ, many scholars regard the book of Romans as the most important of the apostle Paul’s letters. (Knight & Ray, 2005) This is perhaps because it contains the most in-depth exploration of Christian theology, namely justification through faith in Jesus Christ. (Hinson & Towns, 2013)The letter, especially chapters one through eight, contains a summary of what embodies a Christian worldview. Since Paul wrote to both the Jewish and Gentile believers in Rome, he provided for them, as well as readers today, a biblical perspective that answers questions about the natural world, human identity, human relationships, and culture....   [tags: Christianity, New Testament, Jesus, Bible]

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