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Analysis Of ' What We Need And Its ' Focus On Sin And The Consequences Of Sin

- ... We as humans set personal goals, often without asking ourselves how we should reach that goal. Will there be any wrong doing. Sure we make a list, with some form of order, and we stick to that list to reach that goal. However, do we stop to think if we will commit a sin to reach that goal. We are so focused on winning the prize, we don’t even realize that ultimately we fall short of God’s will because we stray away from it. As stated in the text, if we view the Ten Commandments as our standard of being more like God, how many of us would actually be living in sin....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Sin, Salvation]

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Doctrine Of Sin : Sin

- Doctrine of Sin Sin is elusive. It hides behind our motives and intentions. Sin will parade in a garment that looks stunningly beautiful but when uncovered there is nothing but ugliness and wickedness hiding underneath. "Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside but on the inside are full of the bones of the dead and everything unclean.” ( Mt....   [tags: Adam and Eve, Original sin, Serpent, Jesus]

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Jesus, God, And God

- In the beginning of humanities’ short existence, the almighty, loving God had purposefully created two people and a perfect world for them to conquer. Not understanding the gift bestowed on them, Adam and Eve had betrayed God and caved into their sinful nature by eating the forbidden fruit found in the Garden of Eden. After a period of time, the Father had made the ultimate sacrifice to show humanity that he sincerely loved them and to guide them back to him: he sent his son, Jesus, to earth. As Jesus preached to his unique and special creation, he was punished and sent to die on a cross as punishment for pretending to be a part of God; however, this was in Jesus’ plan as once he was resurre...   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Original sin, Heaven]

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Salvation And The Christian Faith

- Salvation, in Christianity, is defined as the state of being saved from sin or evil (Merriam-Webster). The word salvation is mentioned in one hundred and fifty-eight different verses in the Bible (The Holy Bible: KJV). It is written in John 3:16 that “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.” According to that verse, God loves us so much that he gave the life of his only Son so that we could obtain salvation from the sin and evil within the world....   [tags: Christianity, Christian terms, Jesus, Sin]

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Perspective on Jesus Christ´s Death and Human Nature to Sin

- Introduction Throughout this course, several topics have been dissected and given new meanings and perspectives. Having accepted Christ into one’s heart doesn’t mean that the knowledge of Christianity will all of a sudden appear or come pouring into one’s mind. It takes time and studying to grasp the concepts especially two topics in general. The first topic is the death of Christ, the purpose behind and outcomes of his sacrifice. The second topic is the sin nature, which has its roots in the fall of man....   [tags: Christinity, Beliefs]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Garden '

- In Chapters 4 and 5 of Engaging God’s World you have Chapters: Redemption and Vocation in the Kingdom of God, respectively. They share a commonality in that Redemption had to occur before we could accept our vocation in the Kingdom of God. As Plantinga says “Human misery is nearly as old as the human race but equally old is the story of God’s grace, that is, God’s mercy to the undeserving.” What is Man that we live such reckless sinful lives. In the beginning of Genesis in the Garden we observe Adam and eve make the first mistake in Chapter 3-- disobeying and instead of surely dying as God had once said-- he redeemed them from shameful nakedness to briar clothing instead....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Sin, Heaven]

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A Famous Bishop Of Hippo, St. Augustine

- ... In his overarching conclusion, Augustine argues that a God-centered life is adequate to provide man with the necessary nourishment for the soul and ensure his ability to overcome evils that is produced by the fallen world. First of all, the book of Confession is an autobiographical summary about Augustine’s moral philosophy that he experiences through a series of events – growing up in a Christian family, running away from God, falling into sin, yearning for God’s forgiveness, repenting back to God, and desiring for deeper truth about God....   [tags: Augustine of Hippo, God, Jesus, Sin]

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Augustine 's Homily 5 On The First Epistle Of John He Faces A Conundrum

- ... Augustine speaks of Jesus having come to take sin away and having had no sin in himself. And that each who abides in Jesus does not sin. And those who sin do not know Jesus or have never known him. Augustine says Jesus came so that he could “undo” the works of satan. He goes on to say those who sin are not of God but are of Satan’s seed for the seed of God is not in someone who sins. Satan has sinned since the beginning. He says that if one is born of God, then his seed remains within them and they cannot sin....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Original sin, Salvation]

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The Bible As A Book Of Wisdom

- ... Genesis 3 demonstrates why humans became sinful and why evil came into the world. Adam and Eve used their free will to disobey God, taking the apple from the tree and eating it. Evil became a part of human once the Original Sin has been done. Though God knew they would fail, it should not influence us to blame God. The bottom line in the Bible is that God gave us the will to choose Him or not. Because of the original sin, the good deeds in our lives cannot save us; instead, the good deeds are “filthy rags” to God (Isaiah 64:4-6)....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Bible, Original sin]

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The Meaning Of Lust Of The Eyes And Crown Of Life

- Introduction The purpose of this reflection paper is to discover the meaning of lust of the eyes and crown of life. It will be clear lust of the eyes came not from the God but is a product of the world. Furthermore, lust of the eyes will not prevent the faithful Christian from earning a crown of life as the Lord promised. Theological Definition The New Oxford American Dictionary describes lust as a strong sexual desire or a strong desire for something. In the Bible, we find the phrase lust of the eyes, which can refer to sin committed by the eyes towards desiring something or someone....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, God, Original sin]

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Dr. Wayne Grudem Uses A Biblical World View

- Dr. Wayne Grudem uses a Biblical World View to explain that a Christian can still be successful in the business world. Gruden looks at eleven aspects of business, breaking them into individual chapters: 1. Ownership 2. Productivity 3. Employment 4. Commercial transactions (buying and selling) 5. Profit 6. Money 7. Inequality of possessions 8. Competition 9. Borrowing and lending 10. Attitudes of hearing 11. Effect on world poverty Dr. Grudem wisely says “Many aspects of business activity are morally good in themselves, and that in themselves they bring glory to God - though they also have great potential for misuse and wrongdoing.” It is sinful man that makes the morally good aspects of b...   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Good and evil, Sin]

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Why Did God Give Us Free Will?

- ... A world of automata-of creatures that worked like machines-would hardly be worth creating." (Lewis) He thought that giving us the choice was worth us potentially disobeying Him. And, who are we to question His judgement on that. (Except that we 're totally doing that right now.) But, what if you don 't believe that God really exists to begin with. Doesn 't that make any discussion about Him pointless. Well, if, after reading this next paragraph or two, you are still 100% certain that there is no physical, spiritual, astronomical, hypothetical, or quasi-theoretical way that God may exist, you can immediately stop reading this and go about your brief and merry existence....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Original sin, God]

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How Technology Affects Us?

- Movies are made popular by the idea that humans can be more than human. From ancient Greek and Norse Gods to Ant-Man®, humans have always admired abilities that would take us beyond what we are into what we could be. With genetic technology, scientists can identify DNA markers for everything from physical attributes, to gene mutations that cause disease. Soon enough, the ability to select human physical characteristics and cognitive abilities will be as easy as flipping a switch. And, if all things were possible, what would stop society from splicing DNA from animals into human DNA to select non-human characteristics....   [tags: Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve, Jesus, Original sin]

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Christian Media 's Influence On The Media

- ... So many Christians are pulled into sin by things they see on television, hear on the radio, and especially read on the internet. Wherever you look there is someone abusing media that will cause even the strongest Christian to fall into temptation. This can certainly be the case for many people, with the avoidance of media and technology. Christians can be less tempted and therefore will sin less. This type of approach is not good for the modern spread of the gospel. This society is seen as very primitive to the modern unbeliever....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Christ, Original sin]

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The Bible As A Sin

- Why is homosexuality mentioned so many times in the Bible as a sin. In the book Torn, Lee tries to find an answer in the Bible for why he is gay. Although Lee grapples with scriptures in Chapter 12 and tries to discern the meaning of the verses in light of the context, he is disappointed that the answers he was looking for were not there. Through these scriptures we can discern that the act of gay sex is a sin, homosexuality is no different from any other sin, and because every person on earth is a sinner, we should unconditionally love these people....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, New Testament, Bible]

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Was Jesus the Reincarnation of Adam?

- ... God told Adam and Eve that they were allowed to eat from every tree that was in the garden, but they were not to eat from the tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. Satan appeared to Eve, Adams wife, and told her that if she ate from the forbidden tree then she would be just like God. The devil told her that she would gain the wisdom to decide between what is right and what is wrong. Eve took a bite from a fruit of the tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, and then gave it to Adam, who also ate from the tree resulting in the disobedience of Gods orders....   [tags: genesis, temptation, sin]

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Human Nature From Biblical And Psychological Perspectives

- ... K. Chesterton stated: “Human beings do not know who they are because they have lost contact with their Creator, the One who gives them identity and meaning” (Collins, 2001 p.83). The challenge of the Christian counselor is to help these children develop a personal relationship with their Creator, the One who who is able and willing to show them their purpose and meaning. From a psychological perspective, it is essential to understand that children needs to feel loved and cared for, that way they can fully develop their full potential....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Holy Spirit, Original sin]

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The Important Aspects of Jesus' Life

- Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem to a virgin named Mary (Luke 1-2 New International Version). Throughout the Old Testament of the Bible, there are many prophecies explaining what Jesus was meant and going to do on this Earth. Jesus had to fulfill each one to become the Savior of the Earth. When Jesus was in his 30s, He started to preach, create miracles, and explain the new ways and rules of how to live (Luke New International Translation). The four gospels in the Bible teach us that Jesus never sinned, He was tempted countless or time, showed the people miracles, was tortured for everyone who walks on this Earth, died and conquered death for the people to Live with God eternally....   [tags: resurection, sin, teachings]

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The Philosophy Of Sin And Law

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on What is Sin? Lately, when reading Romans, I stumbled across this verse, “sin is not imputed where there is no law” (Romans 5:13 King James Version). This idea—that sin is no longer imputed (charged to one’s account) when there is no law—sparked within me a desire to learn more about the concept of sin and law. From my understanding Jesus had done away with the law and the consequences of the law (Galatians 3:13-14). But as I found out, the concept of sin and law goes much deeper than that....   [tags: New Testament, Paul of Tarsus, Jesus, Salvation]

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Evidence of the Resurrection of Jesus

- What the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Accomplished. In order to understand the meaning of the death and resurrection of Jesus it is imperative to comprehend the meaning of the Old Testament and the covenants that God made to Noah, Abraham, Moses, and David. When God created the world and humans it was for God to inhabit the world with humans. However, Adam and Eve the first humans that God created, sin against Him by eating from the tree that God had forbidden. From that moment on, the world fell into sin....   [tags: sin, covenant, God]

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The Christian Doctrine Of Sin

- In chapter ten, Timothy Keller says that proper understanding of the Christian doctrine of sin can be a great source for human hope. He defines sin as “seeking to become oneself, to get an identity, apart from God” (Timothy Keller 168). In other words, we attempt to find our sense of worth outside of God. He also says, “sin is not simply doing evil things, but the making of good things into ultimate things” (Keller 168). Keller says that there are personal consequences for the rebellion against God....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Disability, Good and evil]

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Using Caffeine is a Sin Against God

- Using Caffeine is a Sin Against God One of the most widely misunderstood commandments in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the Word of Wisdom.  The question that seems to trouble many members of the church is whether or not caffeine is part of the Word of Wisdom.  In this paper, we will find that as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, we cannot drink caffeinated beverages and say that we keep the Word of Wisdom.      President Hinckley asked and answered a question in General Conference on October 4th of 1997....   [tags: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints]

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The Brutality Of Jesus Death

- “THE BRUTALITY OF JESUS DEATH” Many experts from several different fields (archaeology, medicine and historical researchers) have undoubtedly agreed that Jesus Christ “willingly” suffered one of the most taxing and excruciating forms of punishment and death. Prior to the crucifixion, Jesus was in anguish and terrible stress on the Mount of Olives, because of the burden of the sins of the whole world which was laid upon His shoulders (Luke 22:42; John 1:29). The scripture told us that Jesus prayed throughout the night without sleep, because as God in the flesh, He had seen what will befall him during his trial, which caused his great stress, and the agonizing situation that made sweat to dro...   [tags: Jesus, Crucifixion, Crucifixion of Jesus]

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The Parables of Jesus and the End Times

- A parable is defined as an earthly story with a heavenly message. Jesus frequently used parables as a means of exemplifying insightful, divine truths. The insightful stories are easily remembered, the characters are usually bold, and the representation rich in significance. “A parable is meant to arrest the hearer or reader in such a way that he or she must think of things in a new and unaccustomed manner” (Cunningham & Kelsay, 2013). Jesus used these parables as a harbinger of the apocalypse and incorporated many common situations to induce a thought provoking response to the truths He was trying to teach....   [tags: the prodigal son, jesus, god]

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Jesus Foretells His Future : Jesus 's Future

- Jesus foretells his Future Jesus mentions to the disciples, in John 8:21-30, “he is going away, and you will search for me, but you will die in your sin.” The disciples continually would need to overcome their sinful nature, but there were situations the disciples needed to understand Jesus was sent by God. This is one of the many parables Jesus used to teach those who desired to seek the understanding of the Kingdom, but for some of the peoples ' understanding or recognition of Christ would not come at the moment for some individuals....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Christian terms]

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The Death Of Jesus Christ

- ... Even he told the mother was more specifically pray to the Islam god. He even told “In the American of 1980s being Muslim was like being from Mars. My faith was bruise, the most obvious symbol of my otherness; it needed to be concealed.” The primary motivation are good news of Jesus Christ he heard from the friends, neighbors and classmate, with people he made. He even feel more confident and cursing about the Jesus. He even read the bible, but late on and off of reading bible and listen the words of people and learning from the bible he felt like he was on the wrong track....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Christ, Assyria]

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Jesus ' Life, Death, And Resurrection

- On another note, worshipping Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection can help someone better understand their own life and self. Speaking about Jesus’ messages on the kingdom of God, Dallas Willard, author of the Divine Conspiracy, wrote, “When we submit what and where we are to God, our rule or dominion then increases” (Willard, 1998). So much can be gained from submitting to God and worshipping Jesus. This is both in the worldly and the spiritual way; as God blesses those that follow Him, as well as provide those with a kingdom to be with Him after this life....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Bible, Gospel of Matthew]

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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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Jesus ' Teachings On My Life

- Introduction The Son of God, the Messiah, the Lamb of God, whatever name you prefer to call Him, His name is Jesus Christ. His teachings were full of information that followers used to get closer to God and to be able to understand the words of the Father. From His death to His resurrection, Jesus always showed courage and hopefulness because He knew that He was going home. There are many books in the Bible that speak of the second coming Jesus Christ, in just the New Testament alone, 23 out of the 27 books speak of His return....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, New Testament, Messiah]

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Who Is The Man Called Jesus?

- Who is this Man called Jesus. First, I will explain who he is and how and where did he get his name from both historically and biblically. Second is he GOD himself or does he stands along like us as humans what makes him any different to the average human being. In conclusion why was he created what does he really mean to us is it important to know him and develop a personal relationship if so why. In the beginning God provided us with one his amazing creations and that was Jesus who got his name when a wonderful holy messenger told Joseph that Mary was pregnant with a kid by the Holy Spirit....   [tags: Jesus, God, Holy Spirit, Christianity]

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New Signs Of Who Jesus

- The New Testament encapsulates what the title depicts, new signs of who Jesus is and evidence of what humankind’s future will bring, due to whether they chose life with Him or not. It is a blueprint designed by prominent biblical people as a way to share their testimonies and spiritual guidance for future Christians, while waiting for Jesus’ second coming. These books offer foundational building blocks to help form a durable faith in God, for no one knows when the Messiah will return…Therefore, it is beneficial to know the spectrum of identities that depict Jesus, particularly the declaration of Him as ‘God the Son’, as to appreciate His roles, in particular for me personally (to avoid false...   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Christianity, God]

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Learning Journal Item 13 : We See Sin

- ... Abraham - Abraham is proposed as the one by whom the Father will restore scattered humanity into one family, with Abraham as the Father of Nations, and a type of the one Father from whom all Fatherhood gets its name (Eph 3:14,15)(59-60). Moses - This section again, begins with a movement from slavery to freedom on the initiative of God (62). The giving of the law is an instrument to know the Father’s justice (62) and as a tool to educate the eldest son in the ways of the Father (63). This concept is also represented in the final paragraph of this section in which the prophets proclaim the radicality of the Gospel to expectant Israel, a call to prepare their hearts for the day of salvatio...   [tags: Jesus, Christian terms, Baptism, God]

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Who Is Jesus Christ?

- Who is Jesus Christ. What has he done to enable salvation from sin. What is the meaning and significance of what he has done. To begin to answer the question “Who is Jesus Christ,” I feel that it is extremely important to understand how our current society sees Him and Christianity. To be blunt and completely honest, we live in a society that does not tolerate prejudice. We can no longer ridicule ethnic groups such as African American Leaders who spend more time spreading poison and hatred than helping alleviate the real problem at hand....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, New Testament]

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Jesus As A For All Of Humanity

- Jesus served as example for all of humanity. His life work was to solve the fundamental problem of humanities sin and to provide eternal life with the Father. Jesus Christ demonstrated the way humans should live. He modeled behavior to the poor, the sick, the imprisoned, women, tax collector, to His friends. He came to set the example of the way to live for Christians. Basically, Jesus life was an outline of how to live your own life. Jesus confirmed that you should love your neighbor as yourself....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Christian terms, Holy Spirit]

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Who Is Jesus Christ?

- ... There could be no payment of sin without the Son of God becoming flesh and making the full payment for us. Jesus satisfied this debt because He is not only human, He is God too. We could ask why didn’t God just forgive the sins of Adam and Eve. Why did Jesus have to die. God is just in nature; He cannot pardon sin without retribution (Symington). God could not overlook such a crime; there had to be retribution for this sin to wipe it clean. Anselm says that this would violate God’s justice (Albl)....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Christian terms]

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Luke 's View Of Jesus

- Luke’s gospel was written in 80-85ce, after the destruction of Jerusalem occurred and the temple being destroyed. From this event the “gentiles questioned, if God was unfaithful to Israel, then what chances did the gentiles have?” Therefore the basis of Luke’s gospel “shows that’s God was never unfaithful, but instead fulfilled all promises through Jesus, who opened the way to salvation for all people”. Luke was able to send this message across through his portrayal of Jesus, which helped shape his communities’ new identity as Christians....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Gospel of John, New Testament]

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Life and Teachings of Jesus

- Introduction I believe that Jesus Christ died on the cross for my sins, so that I would be able to live with Him for eternity. Jesus, for me, is the most important and I couldn't go through life without Him by my side. Jesus is the answer to all the problems and issues of this world. A lot of the time Jesus is either disrespected or taken for granted. Most people don't realize how our past, present, and future are affected by Him. Jesus is monumental in history through His life, teachings, and character....   [tags: Jesus Christ, Bethlehem, Savior, Bible, Religion]

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Jesus, The Son Of God

- Introduction: Jesus, the son of God. It was He who sent his only son to die for the sins of all men and women. It was a sacrificial type love that tore the veil, allowing all to live in the presence of the Holy Spirit. In this New Covenant, those who accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior are forgiven for the sins they have yet to commit. Due to persecution, the second generation of Christians became tempted to go back to their Judaism, Jewish ways, going back to the old teaching of the Old Covenant....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Holy Spirit, Christian terms]

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Did Jesus Really Exist?

- Did Jesus really exist. There are many facts and data that show the truth that was Jesus. Many people do not believe he was real, these people have their arguments as to why they do not believe that Jesus existed, but it is clear from historical documents that Jesus was real. Not only is there the Gospels from the Bible as evidence, there are other historical documents, non-Biblical, that prove he existed. What is probably considered the most popular and also the most in depth documentation is from the Bible....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Titus, Gospel of John]

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Life, Death, And Resurrection Of Jesus Christ

- ... Their circumstances vary, but they are all suffering. Patients sometimes request prayer; however, people typically make a consenting statement after I initiate the idea. These exchanges often reach a point where, after listening to their story, I says, “Miss So-and-So, I would like to pray with you. How does that sound?” The usual responses include: “Sure,” “That would be nice,” “Prayer is always good,” and “Couldn’t hurt.” Some people politely decline prayer. A rare few of them outright scoff at the idea....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Trinity, God in Christianity]

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Where Sin Abounded, Grace Did Much More Abound

- ... 1 Peter 1:18-19, “For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.” The purchase price was paid, and atonement for our sins has been made. Now we rejoice through the redeeming gift that brings salvation, knowing that for nothing other than the great love he has for us, the Father paid the ultimate price. Sending his son in the likeness of sinful human flesh, to be hated and rejected by a people chosen to be his own, that he might become the acceptable sacrifice for all mankind....   [tags: Jesus, Holy Spirit, Christianity]

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Jesus: The ONLY Way and Guide to Eternal Life with God

- Throughout the Bible the author(s) and, by default, Jesus try to reassert the importance of Jesus and his calling. They try to illustrate Jesus as the leader to human kind’s salvation and the only way to God. This depiction of his importance isn’t always subtle but hidden between the lines and in parables. Jesus found a way to stress his importance regardless of what his preaching topic is. Luke 6:39 is a good example of that. Luke wrote “He (Jesus) also told them a parable: “Can a blind person guide a blind person....   [tags: The Bible, religion, Jesus, beliefs]

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Jesus Christ Is The Most World Changing Figure

- Jesus Christ is arguably the most world-changing figure in the entirety of human history. Author Paul Little writes: Jesus has been the subject of more literature, art and music than any other person. I would like to acknowledge my friend and fellow science educator, Mark Ritter, for sharing his perspectives with me in this discussion. So why does Jesus seem to have a permanent place in contemporary culture. Why does he seem as relevant today as he was two thousand years ago. Why is he still the topic of so many on-going conversations....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Christianity, Gospel]

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How Do Christians View The Death Of Jesus

- ... The Spirit works in the Christian community by giving different abilities to different individuals, to enable them to lead and help the church as a whole. He also acts in the life of each Christian, to foster the qualities of love and freedom from sin which were seen in Jesus himself." (Partridge, Kindle Page 7885) As Partridge states, an individual can attain the "gift of Spirit" and that person is reborn in the life Jesus has given them, and also sees that each person is freed from sin. The community is works as parts of a whole, each member is gifted with a different need of the community....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Christian terms, Trinity]

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The Romans Road And Jesus Christ As Their Personal Savior

- The Romans Road is a direct outline of how one is to accept Jesus Christ as their personal Savior. It is a step by step method that guides a person from the time they realize their sin and their need for a Savior to the point where they accept Jesus and begin to live their life for Him. The Romans Road uses verses from the book of Romans to justify and explain each step of the process. There is a total of seven steps starting with recognizing the role of God as Creator and us as the creation and ending with the decision to follow Jesus and make Him Lord of your life....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Jesus, Gospel]

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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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In a State of Sin

- These aforementioned verses deal with three different conditions of an individual’s unregenerate state before receiving salvation; one, lying to oneself that they are without sin when they are yet sinners. The second is the acknowledgment of their sins unto repentance and the third one is denying the fact that they have sinned when they know they have sinned. These are a declaration in which one may perceive their state. Let me explain further in detail, verse 8 reveals, the mental disposition of one who is presently in a state of sin, while in a state of denial....   [tags: The Bible]

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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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What Does Jesus Christ Say About God 's Word?

- ... In Mark (10:45), Jesus is portrayed as a suffering servant of God. We learn that Jesus came among man to serve, not to be served. Jesus was and is inspiring us to do the same. The message of the Gospel of Mark is that only through Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection can we fully understand who He is. The Gospel of Luke tells us that the Kingdom of God is near and that we should follow the example of Jesus and bring the good news of salvation to all. Luke tells us that God’s concern extends to everyone, not just to those who are good but also to those who have lost their way....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Christianity, Gospel]

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The Church Of Jesus Christ

- ... Brigham Young was capable of maintaining Joseph Smith’s goal of having a denomination that was different from other Christian denominations but maintained some similar aspects. The Mormon faith has spread across the world with 144 temples and 88,000 missionaries worldwide. The Mormon faith does meet the requirements needed for the seven dimensions of a religion since Mormonism has many different aspect the helps its fellows have a better understanding of the ideologies in the religion. In the doctrines of Mormonism, the bible is used in the teachings, however, other doctrines are incorporated with the bible to better explain the belief to the Mormon followers....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity]

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The Birth Of Jesus Christ

- ... (Romans 3:23; 1 peter 3:18). How could Jesus be born of one with a sinful nature and be a perfect Savior, be a perfect high Priest, be a Perfect Mediator, be a perfect Sacrifice, be a perfect King and Lord. Every one of us that were born of a sinful man, inherited the Adamic nature of our sinful parents. If Jesus was born of a sinful woman, He would have also inherited the Adamic sinful nature that would have made Him imperfect and unworthy to save humanity. For the bible said all have sinned, every human being have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23)....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Christianity]

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Jesus Is The Light Of The World

- Kayla Waid Professor Dennis Crump RELI 1003-M09 29 September 2015 Jesus is the Light of the World In John chapter eight verse twelve it quotes, “I am the light of the world; he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.” In my opinion that has some of the strongest words just in one verse. John was written to prove that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. In John it gives us an up close and personal look at Christ’s identity. This verse has so many interpretations....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Trinity, God in Christianity]

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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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Joseph And Jesus : The King Of God

- ... Pharaoh was so impressed with Joseph that he made him Prime Minister over all of Egypt. Pharaoh told him that he was the wisest man he knew and “without your consent no man may lift his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt. (Gen. 41:44) Just like Joseph had said, after seven years of plenty, “the famine was over all the face of the earth.” People from everywhere, including Canaan, came to Egypt to buy food. The food supply for Jacob and his family became so low that he sent ten of his sons to Egypt for commodities....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, David, Gospel of Matthew]

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Is Jesus Truly A Male?

- “Is Jesus truly a Male?” “Could our Savior have been a woman?” People, especially feminism, tend to ask these type of questions. Feminism, and all the other people who agree with them and support them, in this specific topic, are clearly unbelievers of God and Jesus, the Son of God. In other words, Christianity. They are unbelievers of Christianity. They obviously do not believe in Christianity because in order to believe in Christianity you have to believe in God, Jesus, the Son of God, and the resurrection of Jesus....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, God in Christianity, Gender]

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The Last Gospel Matthew Jesus

- In the next gospel Matthew Jesus was taken in front of the governor and was asked “Are you the king of the Jews?” Saying that he was would be treason, therefore leading to a conviction. Pilate released Jesus to soldiers of the governor to be crucified. They dressed him in a scarlet robe, took him to Golgotha, gave him wine he tasted it but didn’t drink it all, and then he was mocked for being the son of God once again. Eventually his clothes were divided and he was crucified. The resurrection in Matthew began with Mary Magdalene and the other Mary going to the tomb....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel, New Testament, Christianity]

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The Study Of Jesus Christ

- ... Third is justification (where God forgives us and is making us right with him) and sanctification (to be set apart and made holy); these two are impossible without the other. Finally, redemption, which is “God’s final victory over sin and death; it is restored and intimate relationship with God.” Soteriology is the study of salvation, which is a Christian doctrine with a wide diversity, because of the many theological traditions surrounding it. But one thing is for sure: “The saving work of Jesus Christ is intrinsically connected to his personal identity.” Scripture is also a tool in helping us learn about more about Jesus and His saving work....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Trinity, Holy Spirit]

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I Accepted Jesus Christ As My Personal Lord And Savior At The Young Age Of 5

- ... Pastor Johnson was struggling in trying to pronounce the disease however I knew exactly what he was talking about. You see, I was born with Hirschsprungs disease and required the intestinal surgery Pastor was describing including the colostomy bag. It was right then and there that I knew God had placed me in this church, in His will. I couldn’t believe after so many years away from the church that God cared so much to place me in a church that is perfect for me. I have always struggled on how to know what God’s will is for me....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, New Testament, Bible]

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The Results of Sin on the Unredeemed

- The unredeemed of humanity has jumped on a run-away freight train careening down a slithering track, winding around corners at breakneck speed, and it happens to be hurdling towards a 100’ thick brick wall. This train has no brakes, the engineer just died, and the passengers have a short time to live. However, hope abounds – someone can save them. Salvation reaches out to them, expressing love and compassion and exposing its power so save any of them would have just reach out. However, they must reach out in faith, and accept the salvation freely offered, but will they do it....   [tags: Theology ]

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The Temptation of Jesus

- This passage of the temptation of Jesus is by far one of the most sacred of stories told in the gospels. The reason being, is because the story could not have come from anyone else, but Jesus. Jesus was the only present at this moment of temptation, so it must have at some time been passed down to his disciples (Barclay). In this particular telling of the story, it is written by Luke. Luke was a Gentile, which is significant because all of the other New Testament writers were Jews. According to Colossians 4:14, Luke was a doctor....   [tags: christians, gentiles, gospels]

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Jesus And The Nature Of God 's Love

- ... When Alma spoke to the people of Gideon, he, too, When Alma spoke to the people of Gideon, he, too, implored them to be born again: “Ye must repent and be Winder 3 born again, for the Spirit saith if ye are not born again, ye cannot inherit the kingdom of heaven; therefore come and be baptized...” (Book of Mormon, Alma 7:14) According to Alma, being born again is correlated to repentance--an act that comes afterwards--but it is not repentance itself. Repentance, according to Alma, is baptism....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Christian terms]

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Christianity Is Best Understood With The Belief Of Jesus

- Christianity is best understood with the belief of Jesus’ resurrection. Jesus died for our sins and was resurrected from the dead, therefore, Christianity is based on Jesus’ death and resurrection. The Bible is the book that Christians should read and follow. It contains sixty-six different books. The Bible contains stories during the time of Jesus, and also commandments, rules, and laws we should follow as Christians. In the Gospel of John, John 1:1, it reads, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” The Word is capitalized, showing importance and authority....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Christianity, Bible]

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The Jesus I Never Knew by Phillip Yancey

- The Jesus I Never Knew by Phillip Yancey Yancey starts out with the image of Jesus. When he was young he had envisioned Jesus to have angelic features such as, young, handsome, and a compassionate face. It wasn’t until he entered into a Christian college, that he was introduced to the real image of Jesus. I had an immediate connection with Yancey. I too had an image of Christ in my head, which consisted of Hollywood portrayals and those in classical paintings. It wasn’t till I engaged myself at a Christian college, that I have now received a new and more accurate picture of Christ....   [tags: The Jesus I Never Knew Phillip Yancey Essays]

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Jesus Delivers His First Commandment

- ... Despite this man being ill and unable to walk, Jesus asks him “Do you want to be made well?” (John 5:6 NKJV). No person has come to this man to come help him to the healing pool, but Jesus comes and heals the man and brings him to his feet by telling him to pick up his mat. Similarly, in Chapter 9, Jesus aids a man who had been born blind. When the disciple asks him who had sinned to make him blind, Jesus responds with “Neither this man nor his parents sinned, but what the works of God should be revealed in him” (John 9:2 NKJV)....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel of John, Ten Commandments]

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The Importance Of Discourse On The State And Grandeurs Of Jesus

- ... Guided and invited by his very self by his personal qualities and perfections. He was the first to emanate from God. “…he wishes to be in a state and condition through human nature so that he can be offered to God as first fruits in thanksgiving for all that universally proceeds from him” (pg 135). He’s the only one constituting in himself, the new mystery and the only one adoring personally and divinely in his humanity. And that is why that is the unique source of divinity. “He wishes to be, in a new way, a living and eloquent image of the grandeurs of God” (pg 135)....   [tags: Trinity, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Christianity]

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Jesus and Moses

- According to the book of Matthew, “Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king,” indicating he was born between 6 and 4 BCE (Matthew 2:1). The Bible refers to this as the virgin birth because Joseph and Mary never conceived him. He was a human being in which God took his form. Very little is known about his childhood and the Bible only reveals a picture of Jesus and his teachings when he was approximately 30 years of age. Whatever happened to Jesus during these years is a mystery to us all, but whatever happened transformed him into the divine being which he is today....   [tags: Religion, Baptism]

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What are the effects of sin on an unredeemed person?

- Unredeemed humanity is on a run-away freight train careening down a slithering track at breakneck speed hurdling towards a 10’ thick brick wall. Their train has no brakes, the engineer is gone, and they are doomed. However, there is hope - they can be saved. All they have to do is reach out and take the hand of a Savior, but will they. We see the hand of the Savior reaching in through the windows of the train. He is desperately searching the train cars, His eyes are moving to and fro, His hand is darting in and out of the windows as He plucks each redeemed soul and holds them close to His bosom....   [tags: Theology ]

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The Cultural Mandate Of Jesus Christ And Our Lord

- ... Whatever you are going to do you are making your own mark. Some people may not believe that they are changing anything with the job that they are going to go into but in all reality it is putting a change into the world. The work that you are going to do will change how you look at your own cultural mandate and it will bring a lot of culture into your life and where you are going to take it. You also have to look at your job and honor that God has given it to you. Richard Pratt said, “We don’t labor simply to survive, insects do that....   [tags: Religion, God, Faith, Jesus]

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The Growth Of Christianity With Credit From Jesus And Devotion

- ... This in response was of course a success since the gospel spread in North Africa, Rome, and several other locations. These people were successful in spreading The Word. The gospel of Luke revealed some of Jesus’s destinations during his ministry. We would think Jesus would be accepted by everyone since he was the perfect son of God. Jesus taught the Jews various important lessons. He loved and cared for them enough to tell them what was important in a temporary life. However, he was rejected in Nazareth while teaching in the synagogues....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Jesus, Gospel]

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The Symbol of Sin: The Birthmark by Nathaniel Hawthorne

- The Symbol of Sin Literary works have many literary devices in them and can include examples like themes, tones, plots, and symbols. Symbols specifically are a literary device that are very prominent in literary works and provide great meaning to the work. Symbolism can include objects, actions, or people in a story and they represent ideas that the author is trying to convey. In “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the birthmark is a symbol that represents sin in life and the fact that no matter how hard people try to be perfect, they will always have flaws....   [tags: Aylmer and Georgiana, death]

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The Holy Spirit and Jesus’ Ministry

- The statement by John, “Baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire,” has an undertone which is connected to a theme which intertestamental Jews held. This idea was not related directly to the Holy Spirit and the work He would have at Jesus’ baptism or in Jesus’ ministry. A question such as, why would an unrelated belief have a connection to the Holy Spirit who was to come in the baptism of Jesus. This belief was the idea that a time of affliction or anguish would take place before the coming of the messiah....   [tags: Holy Spirit Essays]

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Jesus in the Quran and the Bible

- Jesus in the Quran and the Bible The three most influential books in human history, the holy books of the three main Abrahamic religions, share a common though checkered history. With a string of familiar figures and incidents, each book builds upon its predecessor, sometimes retaining the exact nature of the story and sometimes giving it a new version. Each book seems to have been influenced by its specific purpose and the circumstances of the time it was revealed, with the stories meeting the demands of the day....   [tags: Religion]

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Did Jesus Claim to Be God?

- Introduction This paper is written to discuss the many different ideas that have been discussed over the first half of Theology 104. This class went over many topics which gave me a much better understanding of Christianity, Jesus, and the Bible. I will be addressing two topics of which I feel are very important to Christianity. First, I will be focusing on the question did Jesus claim to be God. This is one of the biggest challenges of the Bibles that come up quite often. Secondly, I will focus on character development....   [tags: character development, christians, theology]

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Jesus: A Friend to Outcasts and Sinners

- His friendship with outcasts and sinners (Matthew 9:10-12, Luke 7:36-50) Jesus found it easy to aid those in need, maybe because he was not looked at as someone to have “aw” over like a normal king. If history teaches us anything it is simple that people relate to their own kind. Whether it is in school, or neighborhoods, or in sports today, Jesus certainly wanted to relate to all but, it seems the people who had already established themselves solidly in this world wanted little change. The outcasts and sinners had nothing to lose except their sin and disability and to gain it all in the life after, while the rich or well to do would have to give it all up in this world in order to have ass...   [tags: Scripture Analysis ]

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Jesus As a Christian Leader

- Leadership has no consistent definition. In my opinion, leadership basically entails the ability of a person to influence, motivate and inspire others. A leader is someone who is able to create change among people. Examples of leaders are mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther king jnr, prophet Mohammed as well as Jesus Christ who I will be discussing in terms of Christianity. Christianity is one of the world’s major religions. It’s built on the idea that Jesus Christ is the Son of God whom God sent to save mankind....   [tags: leadership, christianity, selflessness, virtue]

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The Resurrection Validates Who Jesus Is

- The Resurrection validates who Jesus is. If Jesus is not Resurrected everything about Him is invalidated. Furthermore, it invalidates who we are as followers of Christ; the passage where this truth is emphasized more than any other is in Paul’s writing of First Corinthians 15:12-19: Now if Christ is preached, that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead. But if there is no resurrection of the dead, not even Christ has been raised; and if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your faith also is vain....   [tags: Theology ]

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Teaching of Jesus Christ on Forgiveness

- Asking to forgive is often considered as hard words and it rarely comes out from anybody’s mouth. However, when said, it gets harder to ignore the same. In our lifetime we have been on both the sides. We might have asked somebody to forgive or somebody could have asked us to forgive them. However, the emotional concern often results from unforgiveness. When you do not forgive a person or if somebody does not forgive you, it often leads to bitterness, resentment, hated and anger. Many families often develop depression as well as social behavioral problems due to hatred and anger....   [tags: christianity, bible, god]

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The Anointed One: Jesus Christ

- ... Since Jesus is an incarnation of God, he is both fully human and fully divine. This makes him a very efficient priest. He reconciles humans and God by stepping foot in both realities (Han). Without Jesus’s human and divine nature, our broken connection with God due to Original Sin would never be rebuilt (Leith). Prophet The final but not any less significant mission of Jesus is that of prophet hood. A prophet is one who is sent to bear witness to the truth, to speak in God’s name, and is the voice of God (Paul, John, II....   [tags: religious beliefs, Christianity]

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Holy Spirit Jesus Ministry

- The life and ministry of Jesus is usually defined as the moment where God intervened in human history for a special purpose. This intervention occurred so humanity’s relationship could be restored to the way it was originally intended to be. Sin entered the world through the disobedience of the first humans beings created. The relationship between God and humanity was marred and could only be restored through the atonement of Jesus Christ. A surface look of Jesus’ life would produce an overview such as this....   [tags: Religion, Gospel]

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Jesus: The Final Sacrifice?

- Jesus The Final Sacrifice. There are many beliefs to why would Jesus came to earth in the flesh. Many believe that he came to break the old law in the Old Testament which required a substitutionary sacrifice for our sin, but was Jesus the final sacrifice. In the Old Testament the sacrifice of animals was only temporary to cover sin, as they were made as a burnt offering unto god. There were many offerings made in the Old Testament that was ether for voluntary act of worship or atonement for unintentional sin....   [tags: religious beliefs, Bible studies]

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