His Sonship would be Special. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. The death of an innocent person at the hands of corrupt judges is all too common, even today, and Jesus cannot be singled out for special discussion unless he is something or someone qualitatively different from us.
Christology from above was emphasized in the ancient Church, beginning with Ignatius of Antioch in the second century. Christ was to be born in Bethlehem. I had been praying for a testimony of the truth but beyond that had not displayed much zeal in missionary labor.
He who stands out as the phenomenon in history, the moral miracle of the ages, can only adequately be explained in the words of John.
A troubled conscience was something absolutely unknown to our Saviour. Never man spake like this man, for this is not man but God in human form.
Here, in the plainest possible manner the Lord Jesus declares that He is King of both worlds. Faith in the resurrection and incarnation is what kept and keeps Christianity growing and spreading.
I have evidence that I cannot doubt; and this is why I am found among those who tonight unfurl the slogan for which we stand, possessing and proclaiming an individual testimony of the divinity of Jesus Christ.
At His birth our Lord Jesu Christ did not begin to exist.
In his letter he quoted a hymn Philippians 2. They all rest upon the same foundation. I welcome its republishing. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid," John Both these assumptions are clearly questionable, and must be challenged.
That this name Son of God distinctly conveyed such a stupendous claim to His hearers cannot be questioned.
His Sovereignty would be Supreme. That point must be conceded by those who reject the incarnation. He was before all worlds Very God of Very God.
How then could Christ Who is universally admitted to be of unparalleled nobility and character be anything else but what He claimed to be? Davey of the Irish Presbyterian College, Belfast, writes: That same power the Apostles gave to others, even to all who had faith in Jesus Christ, who had repented of their sins, and had been cleansed by baptism at the hands of those having divine authority to so officiate; to the end that they might receive the Holy Ghost and by continued obedience win life everlasting.
Our growing understanding of the background to the New Testament, the way in which Christian doctrine has developed, the rise of the scientific world-view, and so on, force us to abandon the idea that Jesus was God in any meaningful sense of the word.
Now if this interpretation of the Jews was erroneous it was the bounden duty of the Lord to set them right, especially when upon this very interpretation they were going to stain their hands with His blood.
The triumph of evangelical missions is surely proof enough of that."For our God, Jesus Christ, was conceived by Mary in accord with God’s plan: of the seed of David, it is true, but also of the Holy Spirit" (ibid., ).
"[T]o the Church beloved and enlightened after the love of Jesus Christ, our God, by the will of him that has willed everything which is".
In addition, some important titles and functions applied to Christ in the New Testament indicate early belief in his divinity. The statement "Jesus Christ is Lord (Greek kyrios, Hebrew adonai)" is found throughout the New Testament and was one of the earliest Christian confessions of faith.
Without Jesus Christ, we will pay our own sin debt, 'for the wages of sin is Death' (Romans ). With the Atoning Work of the Cross that the LORD and Saviour Jesus Christ suffered, our debt of Death. Relationship Of Father And Son Father And Son Alike Divinity Intimacy Jesus Christ, Relation To Father.
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Modernism has laid down two fundamental challenges to the doctrine of the divinity of Christ, especially as it is expressed in the doctrine of the incarnation.
First, it is wrong. Our growing understanding of the background to the New Testament, the way in which Christian doctrine has developed, the rise of the scientific world-view, and so on, force us to abandon the idea that Jesus.
Together they provide four views of the life and teachings of Jesus. According to the traditions of Luke and Matthew, Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judaea in the lineage of King David. Theirs is a story in which the ordinary and the miraculous intertwine.Download