Manifestation of God

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  • Theophanies Temporary Manifestations Of God

    projected on God, objective in nature. 5. They are his nature, not fragmentary parts. God is his love, holiness, power, etc. But these attributes are different ways at getting at who God is. Attributes of Greatness (moral/natural attributes) I. Spirituality – God is Spirit 1. Not matter, does not possess physical nature. John 4.24, God is spirit. 2. Not limited spatially or geographically. John 4.21, not destructible 3. Hands and feet? Anthropomorphisms – truth about God with human analogies. 4. Theophanies – temporary manifestations of God 5. Spirituality counters the idolatry and nature worship of other religions, God can't be represented with objects or likenesses. II. Personality – God is personal, an individual being, with self-consciousness and will, capable of feeling, choosing, and having reciprocal relationship with other personal and social beings. 1. God has a name by which he reveals himself, "I am" or "I will be" (Yahweh / Jehovah / The Lord, Exodus 3.14). 2. Not an abstract unknowable nameless force, name used to address God. 3. Treat name respectfully (Exod 20.7), names not just to designate because its cute; chosen for their…

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  • Reflection Of St. Athanasius's On The Incarnation

    his divine manifestation to us” (Inc. 56). In light of these minor remarks, this engagement will include three areas: 1) sketch Athanasius’s book, 2) offer critical reflection, and 3) suggest a constructive way to bolster the argument. Before beginning one additional remark, CS Lewis was correct that this small work is a “masterpiece” and that reading old books like this one soothes our mind, guiding us through the ocean of theology. A succinct thesis of On the Incarnation can go something…

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  • Manifestations Of Anxiety, Fear, And Fear Of God

    on self (inner man). Manifestations of worry, fear, and anxiety in the outer man would always be focusing on the circumstances instead of God. That can lead to one not taking care of his or…

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  • The Divine Reality Is The Hidden Side Of The Nuver

    In the preceding verse, the Pir mentions that the Nūr of the Satguru dispels darkness of ghafla (heedlessness and forgetfulness) and enlightens the true believer’s inner self. In this verse, the Pir states that the heavens and earth came into existence through the Nūr (Divine Light) and that the Satguru is the manifestation of this Nūr in the world. The Divine Reality has two facets or aspects – the Dhāt (Divine Essence) and Ṣifāt (Divine Attributes). This notion is not about dualism –…

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  • Manifestation Of Spiritual Gifts Research Paper

    . The Manifestation of Spiritual Gifts The other main problem involving experience lies in the manifestations of spiritual gifts (particularly, glossolalia) and their use in the Pentecostal/Pentecostals/Charismatics movements. With the rise of these movements, the manifestations and use of spiritual gifts have come to the surface in most mainline churches influenced by the movements. Mainly, the gifts of tongues speaking, prophecy and healing have been the major gifts exercised in those…

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  • Primal Strength Of The Puritan Faith

    The Puritan's faith was their most primal strength. God’s presence is evident in the passage in each event whether it is significant or not. In the journal, Bradford has described various incidences where God decided the outcomes. Bradford states that “God can help or hurt, according to His will”. They acknowledged God’s presence and continued to increase their faith in him. The Puritan's Moreover their faith is evident from the beginning. By faith, they believed in religious freedom and…

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  • Essay On Deity In Hinduism

    meanings. (Tillich, 486) Deity is considered a concrete representation of God in Hinduism, for God is living in the universe, and each deity represents an aspect of the limitless God. (Rambachan, 7) For example, Ganesha, one…

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  • Polytheistic Imagination In Hinduism: An Individual's Soul

    In Hinduism, an individual’s soul undergoes the exhausting cycle of rebirth, or samsara, until liberation, or moksha, is achieved through becoming one with the world soul of Brahman. While separate paths exist to take when attempting to connect an individual soul with the world soul, the integral concept of the possession of a polytheistic imagination dictates the true worth behind any belief. By experiencing the polytheistic imagination, a person becomes able to understand, as Dr. Ortegren has…

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  • Plurality Of God Analysis

    proclaims God to be the one true God among many false deities. On this level “the true, authentic God, teaches the Old Testament, is always just the unique, he who is unique”. Hence, the plurality of false deities stands opposed to the one true God. On the other hand, if we understand philosophically the notion of God, we cannot but conclude that all representations of God are manifestations of the same reality. This, follows because the concept of the “capital ‘G’” God includes his oneness.…

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  • 1984 Religion Analysis

    The cosmos are abstract and ever changing. Knowledge expands, impacting perception. God, like the universe, is nonconcrete and perception changes between individuals. God is at once all encompassing while simultaneously minimal. God defines morality while justifying corruption. God elevates some while undermining others. The distinction between God and god lies in the circumstance or beliefs of the beholder. God in the most literal sense pertains to religion. Whether seen as a singular…

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