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  • Compare And Contrast Christianity And Judaism

    Christianity and Judaism are two of the most influential religions in history. While Judaism isn 't as large as Christianity, its impact is still just as prevalent. Christianity emerged from Judaism, forming a new religion. Many people testify that Judaism and Christianity are part of the same dialog and that the beliefs of the two religions are closely similar. Some disagree and examine how the two religions differ through world-views. Over the past 2,000 years, an immense difference occurred…

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  • The Role Of God In The Gospel Of Judas

    The portrayal of Jesus as the Son of God, the Savior, and the Lord and what it means to believe in his identity makes this gospel relevant to the church. In the first verse of chapter one he writes, “When the world began, the word existed already. The word was with God. And the word was God himself. The word was present with God at the beginning of all things. God made everything by means of the Word. The Word caused all things to exist. He gave life to everything that God created His life gave…

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  • A Comparison Of Matthew And Luke's Gospel

    The actual date of Jesus' birth is not known, but it appears that Jesus was born sometime between 7 and 5 B.C in Bethlehem. 25 December was fixed as his birth date more than 500 years after the event on purely hypothetical data. There is not one Jesus birth story in the gospels, but two. These gospels include Matthew and Luke, where they state that he was born of the virgin mother, Mary, without a male parent. However, Joseph the carpenter has been considered to be his father. The two gospels…

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  • Summary Of Jehovah's Witnesses

    Application As demonstrated above, the divine nature of Jesus has been part of the equation in Christological studies since Christians began to witness. One can even say the understanding of his divine nature began while Jesus walked the earth. The first Ecumenical council included Jesus in the trinity as the Son God. The other councils in many occasions came to be as part of numerous attempts to reconcile his divine nature with his human nature, and to combat against any who questioned His…

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  • The Holy Bible: The Central Message Of The Bible

    to discover because it emerges at numerous places in the scriptures themselves. The center of the message is Jesus Christ and what God has done, is doing, and will do for mankind through Jesus Christ. Paul’s sermon in Acts 13:16-43 is a good summary of the basic…

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  • The Role Of Jesus In The Quran

    The denial of Jesus divinity in the Quran is one of the primary methods the text has of minimizing his role relative to Christian Christology and upholding the basic Muslim tenet that there is no god but the one and true God (la ilaha illa allah). Jesus is mentioned 25 times by name in the Quran, as opposed to Muhammad’s five singular mentions, in addition to being called the spirit, word, messenger, and prophet of God . While a central figure, each mention ensures that Jesus is seen as being…

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  • Incarnation Of Christmas Research Paper

    in which the birth of the Son of God, Jesus Christ was born. Today, Christmas is officially celebrated by society on December 25th each year. Christmas celebrates Jesus Christ becoming man. God the Son becoming Jesus Christ on earth is also referred to as the Incarnation. Although not being used in the Bible, the word Incarnation means clothed in flesh or becoming flesh. God came to earth Incarnate through Mary in a virgin birth. Throughout salvation history, there were many events, writings,…

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  • Meeting Jesus Again For The First Time By Marcus J. Borg

    In the book Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time Marcus J. Borg discusses how the perspective people have of God and Jesus evolves throughout time. He does this by examining his own faith journey, and how his vison of Jesus and God changed as he matured and had various experiences. After his personal narrative, Borg examines the different perspectives scholars consider for Jesus. These two perspectives are the Jesus of history and the Christ of faith. It is through these two perspectives that…

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  • Benchmark Assignment: Gospel Essentials

    worldview is a view that stands out compared to other views. It is the belief that God created everything, has control of everything, and wants to be in communion with mankind. This paper will be about the Christian worldview and how it relates to God and Jesus, humanity, and the dealings of this world. God In the Christian worldview, God is at the center of this perspective. He is all-knowing, all-present, and all-powerful (Diffey, 2014). God created the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1) and…

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  • The Holy Bible: The Unity Of The Scripture

    peoples of the human race. Eventually, God gave His only son, Jesus Christ to die for the sins of humanity and to show victory over the devil in living beyond physical death. All of these events can be found in the documented word of God, the Holy Bible. Throughout this work of divine revelation the Old Testament and New Testament are closely related. Throughout the Old Testament, from the Beginning, Genesis, to before the birth of Jesus Christ, the New Testament is foreshadowed, and hidden; it…

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