Contrary to the gods presented in Things Fall Apart, God was presented in Dostoevsky’s novel as the all powerful and omnipresent God of love and forgiveness, much like God’s image that Christians know of. He sacrificed his only son, Jesus, who had died at the cross for humanity’s salvation. He is regarded as the absolute truth and whoever accepts Him will join Him in His kingdom where there is no more suffering and only joy. Father Zossima once spoke about the infinite love that God has while healing and blessing the peasants. He said that God’s love is too great for a human mind to comprehend.
They believe that election is based upon the foreknowledge of God as to who would believe. In other words man's act of faith is the "condition" for his being elected to eternal life. Since God foresaw him exercising his "free will" in accepting Christ as Lord and Savior God then elected him to salvation on that basis. Point 3: UNIVERSAL ATONEMENT The Arminian believes that in order to accommodate man's free will, Christ took to the Cross the sins of every human being without exception. The death of Christ does not save any individual, rather it makes salvation possible for every individual.
A devout and short-lived priest of the Church of England, George Herbert and his works are not remembered alongside Shakespeare’s or John Milton’s works during the early sixteenth century. The Sacrifice describes the path of and voicing for the thoughts of Jesus the Prophet and Son to the Maker. I firmly believe The Sacrifice to be applicable to all who sacrifice for the benefit of the many or all, not just the supposed sacrifice of the Maker’s son. George Herbert’s The Sacrifice’s rhythmic utilization of rhyme, repetition, and allusion demonstrates the endurance of a man’s willpower when he faced with overwhelming opposition and resistance to his goals. Alluded throughout The Sacrifice is a key subject of Christian importance, that of Jesus the Prophet and Son to the Maker.
Powerful Scriptures Armor Bearers and Servants of God can Pray Daily Judgment Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before the door. Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience. Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy. But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
Throughout Paradise Lost, the Son, God, and others comment on their understanding of the Son’s role and his place as a created being. After the Son’s offer to be the human sacrifice, the angels sing in celebration. Their hymn shows Milton’s notion of the separation between God and the Son, but also addresses the concept of creation: “Thee next they sang of all Creation first, Begotten Son, Divine Similitude, In whose conspicuous count’nance, without cloud Made visible, th’ Almighty Father shines, Whom else no creature can behold; on thee Impressed th’ effulgence of his glory abides, Transfused on thee his ample Spirit rests. He Heav’n of Heav’ns and all the Powers therein By thee created, and by thee threw down Th’ aspiring Dominations” (Milton’s Paradise Lost, Book III lines 383-392) The Father’s glory as being reflected in the Son draws a line between the two beings. The Son is not depicted as being God or a part of him, but instead as a reflection of his glory.
Therefore, Paul told that the only way to save them from condemnation is to have faith in Jesus Christ, that’s reason why, he wasn’t ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it’s the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, Romans 1:16. Paul knew it was the only way of salvation, the one power of God that was effective in forgiving and chaing man and bring them at least to heaven.Now we can see here Paul wrote this letter, the main idea what He wrote was to show what salvation means in the book of Romans. It includes justification, peace with God a new Holy life and glorification. The only power to accomplish all this is the gospel of Christ. Salvation is offered through faith in Jesus, the Messiah, as we can see in the book of Romans 3:21-23; 10:9, through in Jesus we believe that He is the representative of the righteous by His faith, He brought internal life and He brought
This is mentioned in the beatitude that for no one can enter the door unless they accessed by the truth because the beatitude is finding joy in the truth of God. Therefore, Christ being God is the truth. "Sanctify them in the truth" (17:17); "If any one enters by me, he will be saved" (10:9). In Ezekiel (24:23): "And I will set up over them one shepherd, my servant David, and he shall feed
Scobie, unable to bear the heavy uneven breathing of the child, prays to God, “Father.... give her peace. Take away my peace forever, but give her peace” (125) Scobie’s prayer is addressed to God, who is a “pure thou”. To quote Marcel, “To pray is to actively refuse to think God as order; it is to think him as really God, as pure thou”. (Metaphysical Journal 160) Scobie’s prayer is an offering of a man who stands naked before God with nothing in his hands. The God head becomes for him a personal image of father, helper, law-giver and judge.
With His death and resurrection bringing reconciliation between mankind and their Creator, God Almighty. This forms the basis of Salvation. The word “salvation” comes from the Latin word “salvation” and is translated as “soteria” which means; “being saved or protected from harm”. In theological context, Salvation means “being saved from sin and its effect by grace through faith Jesus Christ”. Although the access to it is free, it requires a ready and willing response of acceptance on the part of the individual.