All disputes in the universe being a matter of authority the center of dispute in the whole universe relates to who has the authority we have to contend with satan by asserting that authority is with god. The present fulfillment of jesus' words is found in the growing multitude of the physically alive but spiritually dead who hear and accept the message of the son of god and pass from spiritual death to spiritual life (see v24. If true, the resurrection of jesus christ from the dead is the single most important event in the history of mankind, and therefore the one most crucial to establish as an authentic historical event. Applied to jesus, a disciple is someone who learns from him to live like him — someone who, because of god's awakening grace, conforms his or her words and ways to the words and ways of jesus or, you might say, as others have put it in the past, disciples of jesus are themselves little christs (acts 26:28 2 corinthians 1:21.
Here we see the epistle invoke plain language that jesus is the son of god, and then expressly state that jesus was sent as god ehrman's translation of the epistle to diognetus translates this as a god (indefinite article and lower case) but there is no warrant in the greek text for doing so. God's specific reasons for extra blessings are promised (the original word in the bible translated to english as blessed meant happy) this happiness/blessedness is presented in all nine beatitudes, from the fifth chapter of matthew in the bible (in the new testament) jesus christ was speaking. Jesus christ god , door , voice , me , stand , eat for god so loved the world that he gave his only son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. Ex-atheist lee strobel on 'the case for christ' film: nonbelievers will see real evidence for god, jesus reports that come so quickly, you can't just write them off as being a legend, he argued we have one report of the resurrection, including named eye-witnesses, that has been dated back by scholars to within months of the resurrection of.
For that rejection, jesus announces the judgment god will bring—the roman armies' destruction of jerusalem in ad 70 but in god's providence, that rejection is the occasion of the gospel being extended to gentiles. Rather, michael asked god to do so by the way, i have a problem with christians who go about saying words such as, satan, i rebuke you i know of no verse in the bible that commands or permits a christian to exercise such power or authority. In jewish-christian disputes over jesus, the charge was often made that jesus was the illegetimate child of mary and a roman soldier most of the fellows took thomas 105 to refer to that charege and dispute. In the case of 61 detailed prophecies being fulfilled by one person, we are talking about virtually impossible odds when forensic scientists discover a dna profile match, the odds of having the wrong person is frequently less than one in several billion (something for deviants to keep in mind. When jesus claimed god was his father, he was claiming equality with god jesus is god so he could do that we are not, nor will ever be gods, so we cannot legitimately claim god is our father from a pre-existence.
Again, we only see that jesus, the spirit and god the father exist —not that they form a triune being the love of the spirit is the love that comes from the spirit—love, a fruit of the holy spirit ( galatians 5:22 galatians 5:22 but the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith. Jesus in scientology scientology's upper-level materials tout the concept of jesus as god as being a fiction there is a possibility that jesus believed in. Jesus was certainly a human being, but the actual life, of jesus came miraculously and directly from god - and was not derived from that life resident in adam's spermatozoa this is why jesus could genuinely say 'god [not adam] is the source of my being' (john 8:42 revised english bible. God so thoroughly vindicated jesus christ that even mathematicians and statisticians, who were without faith, had to acknowledge that it is scientifically impossible to deny that jesus is the christ our thanks to david williams, a mathematician who believes in the lord jesus christ.
The christological argument for the existence of god, which exists in several forms, holds that if these claims are valid, one should accept god exists [ citation needed ] there are three main threads the argument from the wisdom of jesus, the argument from the claims of jesus as son of god and the argument from the resurrection. Grace, and jesus christ generosity, god's sunsets uniqueness god's attitude towards people eternal life, gift of saved by faith saving faith love, nature of spiritual death being blessed broadness gifts from god, spiritual god, love of being a part of the family of god only son of god faith, nature of eternal security mission, of jesus christ. God the creator (father), god the redeemer (jesus), and god the sanctifier (holy spirit), as if there were three gods this is the heresy of polytheism there are also misguided christians who believe mary was the mother only of jesus the man and should not be called mother of god. But then i met someone who caused me to become interested in the possibility of god she was caring, kind, and very intelligent she was caring, kind, and very intelligent it bothered me that someone that intelligent could believe in god.
As for this destructive potential being a sign of the end, jesus did say that if that time of troubles were not cut short, no living thing could survive (matthew 24:22 matthew 24:22 and except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened. So close was jesus' connection with god that he equated a person's attitude to himself with the person's attitude toward god thus, to know him was to know god 10 to see him was to see god 11 to believe in him was to believe in god 12 to receive him was to receive god 13 to hate him was to hate god 14 and to honor him was to honor god 15. So, today i begin a blog series that seeks god's guidance for christians in conflict this series will be relevant, i believe, to one-on-one relationships and to denominational disagreements. Richard swinburne is an icon of rational theism he has been praised as being perhaps the most significant proponent of argumentative theism today and one of the foremost rational christian apologists these, among many other accolades, have been conferred upon him as a distinguished.
Second, if god revealed the content of genesis to moses, it does not negate the possibility of moses inserting these updates third, even if these updates were added long after moses, it would not negate mosaic authorship of the pentateuch as a whole. The jesus in that evidence is not any jesus found in the gospels, and it is not a jesus that will satisfy a traditionalist theologian, but it is, in my view, a probable portrait of the guy i do hope the volume starts a worthwhile conversation in academe. Understanding jesus christ's identity as the son of god is not scientific it is not in the flesh-and-blood realm, proven through a microscope or telescope this kind of knowledge is beyond science.