Analysis Of Paul Of Tarsus

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To Paul of Tarsus, the Law is less important compare to faith which he believes can bring salvation to everybody. According to Paul, all people are sinners. The way people become sinners not only because people have original sin but also for various reasons. For example,some people are sinner because they suppress the truth and believes on the things which is considered as wickedness. As the result their mind goes darken, their heart become impurity and they will do something dishonor either in body behavior or passion or both. Some people are sinner because they believe the Law only externally and they considered they are able to teach others about the Law but not to pay attention on if their behaviors are breaking the law which is kind blasphemy …show more content…
Paul believes Jesus died for people’s sin because sin can cause death to people. Jesus was resurgences three days later after his death which symbolize people’s sin is forgiven by God. If people have a strong faith on Jesus, their sin is died with Jesus’s death and after their flesh’s death their spirit will have an eternity life like Jesus since Jesus was resurgence three days later. “ When Jesus arise from death, people is the same. Not under Law but under grace”. God also gives his mercy through Jesus in order to save more people because if a person has trespass according to the law then other people are affected, since more people are affected, people receive more mercy from God. Baptism comes from the same idea, after people have Baptism, all their sin are forgiven by God through Jesus death. Faith to Paul is the most important thing than the work on the Law which can decide if people can be salvaged or not no matter if people are Jews or gentile. If people have faith with Jesus, even their flesh is still sinned which identify by the Law and if they are not doing perfectly with the Law their spirit still can be …show more content…
Because of both the difference of intellectual among individuals and sometimes people try to understand things through speculation which based on their opinion, the thing a person or a group of people can understand may not be apprehend by others. Due to the intellectual limitation, “people love and inclination to the thing which they are habitude” which blind people to apprehend the reality from either material/physical aspects or metaphysical like religion or both. If people meet something that they are unable to apprehend the right attitude according to Maimonides should be don’t just trust the thing nor to deny it and also don’t try to apprehend it even if it is out of your intellectual limitation, then you “achieve human perfection—peace”. The wrong attitude is to “ pronounce false assertion” toward the thing especially when it involves to God and it could be “the most deficient among deficient” . Human intellectual has limitation, to human God is too shine to human to understand. Change another ways to say God is too perfect to human to apprehend how perfect God is. When talk about God, Maimonides thought the best attitude to ordinary people is to keep silence, because the same idea when people meet the thing they couldn’t understand.

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