The Importance Of Redemption And Forgiveness In The Bible

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Jesus’ point in this teaching is one is not only liable for judgment if one murder, but one is also liable for judgment if they are mad at their brother. When Jesus says, brother, he means a person’s loved ones as well as their literal brother. Jesus says that anger is equivalent to murder. Jesus says, “Whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says ‘you fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.”(Matthew 5:22). The sort of relevance this teaching has for other worldviews is that redemption and forgiveness are important. Forgiveness is a big deal for Jesus. Also, that staying angry loved ones or being angry with loved ones is equivalent to “murder” in the eyes of some worldviews such as the Christian worldview. …show more content…
Jesus is a big believer in forgiveness. This teaching also reveals that Jesus is a wise person. Furthermore, Jesus’ point is that redemption is import. The story of the bible cannot be told without the act of redemption. Redemption may only be the third act of story, but it is an important act. The story of the bible would not be complete without the act of redemption. “However, as seen so far, restoring humanity to the proper worship of God is going to require more than just some rules and regulations. This leads to the third act of the biblical story, the redemption of fallen humanity to God through Jesus Christ” (Diffey 2014). “Redemption refers to the act of regaining the value of something that was originally lost. In the biblical story, redemption concerns two aspects: the return of humanity to God through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross and the restoration of the human heart to relationship with God” (Diffey 2014). Redemption was an important part the story of the bible and the fall of …show more content…
He died on the cross for our sins. God intended Jesus to die for our sins and save us from them. Very few deny the historical existence of Jesus of Nazareth, who lived in ancient Palestine roughly between 4 BC to 30/33 AD. Historically, Christians have looked to the four Gospels of the New Testament—Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. They are called gospels because they portray the life and work of Jesus Christ as good news (gospel is an older term for good news). For Christians, not only are these Gospels the most reliable source for historical information about Jesus, but, more importantly, they are divinely inspired revelation. While human authors wrote these works, Christians believe they are inspired, meaning God speaks through them to the readers. As revelation, these sources draw readers into a personal relationship with God. (Diffey 2014). The gospels tell the story who Jesus Christ is. The gospels tell why Jesus was

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