The Apostle Paul concludes this section by saying 11:26 For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do show the Lord 's death till he come: when proclaiming the Lords supper the church is showing forth his death until he comes. By this the Corinthian church was expected to show the physical way of the death of Christ and his accomplishments for the church. Unlike what the Corinthian church took the supper for they were suppose to take advantage of such a meeting to create unity
The Epistle to the Hebrews written by an unknown Hebrew writer celebrates this messianic atonement in the meaning of the Temple service. (For a discussion of the Atonement see Reign of God: An Introduction to Christian Theology, second edition, by Richard Rice, pp. 191-197, Andrews University Press, 1997; see also Christus Victor: An Historical Study of the Three Main Types of the Idea of Atonement by G. Aulen, Macmillan, New York, 1969). Our life on the planet is so short when compared to God’s eternity. His plans are lengthy.
Being made sin for us, he underwent the sentence sin had exposed us to. Carnal hearts see nothing in the Lord Jesus to desire an interest in him. Unfortunately, by how many is he still despised in his people, and rejected as to his doctrine and authority. We can see this in The Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke) share about the crucifixion and rejection of Jesus Christ, but Isaiah 53 and Psalms 22 describe in graphic detail what took place as well as the spiritually significant purpose for the death of our Savior. So let’s explore Isaiah 53 and see if we can discover its true meaning and therefore its accurate application to our lives today.
Nicene Christianity Student’s Name Course Name Date The deity of Jesus has been a topic of intense debate over several years with different groups coming p with their perception of the identity of Christ. The fourth and fifth centuries witnessed immense confusion about the relationship between Jesus and man as well as Jesus and God. Several councils were formed and numerous teachings were taught, a move that caused many people to fall away from the teachings of the apostles. I will be discussing the controversy surrounding the deity of Jesus by considering the input of various councils and the outcome of their suggestions. The Controversy One of the controversial teachings about the deity of Jesus originated from Arius.
In the last few weeks I read through the book Living Dying, Living Forever and reflected on it. In this paper, I reflect on my personal life journey and my understanding about death, and explore how this new understanding will enable me to have a greater awareness in ministering to others. In brief, I see a different perspective of life that gives me hope to embrace eternity. It helps me to focus on what is important in life and to leave a lasting legacy for those who come after me. It also increases my awareness of ministering to others to give them loving kindness and show them compassion.
Psalm 89:26 says, “He shall cry to Me, ‘You are my Father, My God, and the rock of my salvation’” (NKJV). Many other religions acknowledge that Jesus was a good teacher, but they strip Him of His Deity. With the Word of God as our source, we can see that Jesus is just as much God as the Father and Spirit. In Phil. 2:5-11 Paul gives us a very clear picture of Jesus’ deity “Make your own attitude that of Christ Jesus, who, existing in the form of God, did not consider equality with God as something to be used for His own advantage…” (NLT).
It is also reveals God as an eternally relational being. Today’s believer join with believers centuries past in worshipping “ one God in trinity and trinity in unity.” The Christian Gospel of redemption is from the first to last directly connected to the Triune God. As the theologian Bruce Milne notes: “Just about everything that matters in Christian hangs on the truth of God’s three- in- oneness.” Bingham said for us the significance is this, that God is known by his action and
After questioning one gets to the point that the reason for existence of mankind is passing immortality and eternal life. The atonement of Jesus Christ is the wonderful support in life. As said by Detroit Interfaith Council in Sin and Atonement, Repentance and Redemption in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Because this plan allows for our imperfections, sins, and mistakes, there is also a need for an atonement and for an Atoner andRedeemer. “. In the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus Christ suffered harsh death, atoning for the people’s sins.
In this paper I will show how the belief in the resurrection of the body was present in the Early Church, and that the Church Fathers conceived of the resurrected body as being healed of all its disabilities yet bearing some continuity with the self. (In this paper I will show the Church Fathers, based upon their understanding of Greco-Roman culture and philosophy along with their reading of Scripture, understood the resurrection of the dead to involve the healing/cleansing of all bodily disability.) The Christian Creed finds its fulfillment in the proclamation of the resurrection of the dead to life everlasting. Just as Christ is risen from the dead, we believe that we too will be raised to new life in Christ by the work of the Most Holy Trinity. St. Paul, in 1 Corinthians 15, asks, "What kind of body will [the faithful] come back [with]?"
Stott states in the beginning of his book that many have held the assumption that God sits on His throne, aloof, distant, and unconcerned for our needs and problems (Stott, pg. 17). The fact that these people are unaware of is that God took the initiative and acted first as seen in Genesis 1:1, where it states ”In the beginning God….” This clearly shows that God in His omnipotence took time to create you, me, and everything in existence today. It is also stated in Genesis 1, God formed us in His image and breathed into us the breathe of “LIFE”; therefore a part of the Almighty is in the fibers of our being. Seeing that part of Him was separated, He sent Jesus Christ to die for our sins to redeem the relationship that once was.