Christ is head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body.” (Ephesians. 5:23). The church is referred to as The Body of Christ on many accounts, If it is mentioned more than once then it is crucial to understanding relationship with unity is vital. Jesus was born into the world taking a physical body that was prepared for Him (Hebrews. 10:5) and expressed the love of God boldly by dying for the sins of man so they may be free.
He also says that we are "to serve the lord and work out our own salvation under the power and purity of his holy ordinances. " This shows limited atonement again that Christ died for His people and they live for him. William Bradford shows total depravity
Again, we have a choice to respond positively or make it personal. The Lord knows that this criticism is for our own good, and when we realize that, our relationship with Him will deep- en. We need to remember that most people who offer constructive criticism truly are trying to help us. Words of encouragement should prod us on to a greater life in Christ, not lead to the bitterness of spirit that brings glory to Satan and his troops.
are doing, and therefore need not to be forgiven? Well Jesus did it, He forgave those who betrayed him, crucified and killed him. Upon all the disgrace, the nakedness, the beating and the pain he went through from Pontius Pilate’s palace to the Cross. He chose to forgive.
Believe that God loves you as you cannot conceive; that He loves you with your sin, in your sin. It has been said of old that over one
Another thing they believe in is a second coming of Jesus. They believe that He will come again to judge the living and the dead, and that Jesus will invite some to Heaven and cast some down to Hell. If a person follow God’s commandments and are kind and welcoming to everyone, He will invite them to Heaven. However, if that person does not follow his commandments, they will be cast down to Hell. Christians also believe in the Ten Commandments, which are a set of rules to live by.
But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins” (Matthew 6:14-15). 6. Service – I value my service to God as I help my community by helping one person at the
This quote was so powerful. Father Greg looks up to Jesus especially in times like these. He makes the connection that when Jesus says to love your enemies, it doesn’t mean you have to cease loving those who love us. Just because it is harder, doesn’t mean it is better, it is just harder. When we are able to love our enemies we will start to truly live in a world who God is.
Guido thought he had a free pass and lived the way he wanted to, thinking that he was already forgiven for his sins to come. He is damned to Hell because his repentance was not sincere and God is the only one who can grant forgiveness, not a church or an early being. Pope Boniface told Guido “I will absolve you.” (27. 101) and “I hold the power to bar and unbar Heaven” (27. 103). Guido fell for this deceit and failed to realize that repentance was of the heart driven by remorse and a desire to change.
Another verse that echoes this sacrificial love is John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish bt may have eternal life” (). God
”- Romans 1:16-17 I believe that Jesus died on the cross. I believe that he died on the cross to save us from our sins. I believe that Jesus did have human feelings and did ask the Lord to help and take away the pain. Jesus asked to not go to the cross
I feel like the converted Lamanites truly showed their understanding of the gospel and their love of God. Even when the Lamanites began to kill them they stayed true to their covenants and praised God. These people not only had strong testimonies, they were truly converted. In verse 15 they recognized how difficult it was to repent from their sins, and to ultimately change their lives. They said,"since it has been as much as we could do to get our stains taken away from us, and our swords are made bright, let us hide them away that they may be kept bright, as a testimony to our God at the last day" (Alma 24:15).
Christian Response: Salvation, according to the Bible, is due to God’s grace and love. He provided Jesus as the sacrifice for the sins of the world. It’s through faith in the crucified and risen Jesus that we may be saved. Works are excluded (John 1:12; 3:16; Rom. 10:9-13; Eph. 2:8-9).