In the book Heresies and How to Avoid Them by Ben Quash and Michael Ward, several chapters are dedicated to the heresies revolving around who and what Jesus is not. Arianism, docetism, nestorianism, and eutychianism are four heresies explore the divinity and humanity of Jesus Christ. I will argue these four heresies had an overarching theme of causing the church to struggle with the idea of God’s intimacy and how Jesus delivered us from our sin. I will do this by exploring the unique nature of Jesus Christ. Arianism is named after Arius, a man who believed Jesus was created, instead of eternal like God the Father.
Summary: Green begins his chapter by outlining two of the main ways that he sees popular Atonement Theology spreading. The first is the popular “Penal Substitution” doctrine, and the other is a disregard for the doctrine of Atonement Theology altogether. He then begins to form an argument against “Penal Substitution” by attacking the concept of God as the subject of the cross and Jesus as the object, an image that, to Green, paints God as an abusive father. In the same line of thinking, he debates the literal take that most Christians adopt when it comes to the New Testament metaphors.
This triple division or classification was first suggested by Rudolf Bultmann, although he only recognized as authentic the third of the three categories. One thing that many theologians unfortunately overlook is the fact that in the great majority of the quotations in which Jesus uses the expression the Son of Man there is a marked emphasis on his authority in relation to something that identifies him as a supernatural character. For example, in Mark 2, chapter 5 Jesus says to a paralytic: "Son, your sins are forgiven" (Mk 2: 5). The scribes who were present accuse Jesus of blasphemy and say: "Who can forgive sins but God alone?" (2: 7).
When it comes to knowing and learning the religions of the world one must approach them with a critical mind. One cannot simply just believe every religion and know have their own view points. David Van Biema presents his ideas about Christianity and Jesus in “The Gospel Truth?”. Van Biema’s main point is about how “Matthew, Mark, Luke and John… is notoriously unreliable,” . Van Biema writes about how one cannot be completely sure about whether to believe if Jesus actually said what is written in the bible, he continues to say that Jesus may even be an “imaginative theological construct” .
That is, until December 29, 1845 when we were finally annexed into the United States. Although we were annexed and treated the same as every other country in the nation, our government plays by a somewhat unique set of rules unlike any other state in our country. I have lived in Texas since the day I was born, and I never realized that our state 's constitution has quite a bit different rules and obligations than our Nation 's constitution. For starters; The United States Constitution is made up of seven articles, but on the other hand the Texas constitution is made up of seventeen articles. The United States constitution has been amended 27 times in over 200 years, compared to Texas ' constitution being amended over 400 times in 100 years.
Taylor (2005) further proposes the number two refers to both natures of Jesus: divine and human, or to the Old and New Testaments (p. 13). The number three is largely used to exemplify unity and divinity, which is found in the Trinity (Dare, 2017). As already stated in dealing with the square, the number four indicates earthly characteristics because there are said to be four corners of earth (Rev. 7:1). Hence, this number speaks of universality and completeness (Johnston, 1990, p. 61).
3.2 Frequency in the King James Bible In the King James Bible 23,439 cases have been found in which a variant of the second person pronoun is used regardless of plural or singular forms. The number of y-forms in the King James Bible is 8384, which only represent 35.77% of the total number of second person pronominal forms. Whereas the t-forms, on the other hand, constitutes 64.23%, with 15055 cases (Table 1). The predominant use of the t-forms as second person pronouns in the original text of the King James Bible could be seen as problematic, when taking into consideration, that in more modern translations like the New King James Version of the Bible all of those semantic distinctions are lost due to the demise of the t-forms altogether.
This points to a common originator. There is a twisted reflection of God because of the fall, but still we reflect God. “Made in God’s image”. We are all the offspring of God We think - God thinks, we have Emotion-God has emotion, we can discern right and Wrong-God can.
However, the Spirit of God cannot be boxed in. A few simple sentences cannot describe and define the work and effect of the Holy Spirit on us. John chapter 3, verse 34 describes the Holy Spirit as, ‘boundless is the gift God makes of His Spirit!’
The most important thing to understand about the eight Witchcraft Sabbats is that they are not man-made. They are not holidays in the same way that a calendar anniversary of some date that has a special importance in history. The eight Sabbats of Witchcraft were not man-made because they existed long before man was made. These eight holidays can be said to be as old as the Earth itself.
Appleton Arkansas Most people in Arkansas would not even think of Appleton nowadays. Appleton is a small town, but it was not always like that. It was once the second largest town in the Pope County District, but it all started with the beginning of Appleton. Not a lot of people know but Appleton was once called Sulpher Springs.
Pity It is interesting that Mark is the only evangelist to express that Jesus was “moved by pity” (Mark 1:41 [New Revised Standard Version]) when approached by the leper. Although Jesus’ response to the man is identical across all three gospels, why
“This Fleeting World” is a summarized version of world history in a short, 92 page book. How can such a small book tell such a large story? Well this book is divided into 3 sections, “The era of foragers”, “The agrarian era”, and “The modern era”. The first era is the era of foragers you may know as the hunter-gatherer era lasted between 300,000 BCE to 10,000 BCE according to this book and was by far the longest era in human history. The second era is the agrarian era which lasted between 13000 BCE and 1750 CE and was the 2nd longest era in human history.
Both of these Christian denomination’s beliefs are included in the Apostles creed and recited regularly. The apostles creed is an early statement of Christian beliefs, creeds and symbols. The Apostles creed is widely used in Christian denominations and includes a list of 12 beliefs. These 12 beliefs include “1. I believe in God the Father, Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth.