Does this mean “all truth?” Does that role pertain to the special disciples (Apostles) only, or to all believers? 16:13-15. Bruce, p. 320. Jesus had already introduced the disciples to the truth, and the Spirit would only guide them along the way of the truth. Jesus also insists that the spirit will only speak that which he hears but not on his own impulse.
This intended that he was the divine Son of God and recognised as being ‘one with the Father’. Christian adherents believe of the divinity through the birth of Virgin Mary and the Son of God. Shown in the scripture passage Matthew 1:16, “and to Jacob was born Joseph the husband of Mary, by whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ”, this can explicitly identify the Virgin birth, thus showing divinity. He was recognised as being human, living with normal human restrictions and sufferings however; was considered Son of God as his life, death and resurrection plays importance in humanity. Through the divinity and humanity of the Christ, Christians and believers share the stories through word of mouth.
Adherents believe meaning can be found in their response to evil and suffering. A principal belief of Christianity is that God sent his only son, Jesus Christ, as a human to model how to be truly human and to reach full potential as an adherent. Adherents believe Jesus Christ was born of the Virgin Mary through the Immaculate Conception after Angel Gabriel appeared to Mary to bring her the news. It is believed Jesus Christ was sacrificed through his crucifixion to save adherents from their sins, and
Romans 1:20 says “that the creation has been seen and understood because of God’s invisible qualities, divine nature and His eternal power so that men may not have an excuse.” It, therefore, follows that God is seen through His creation. He has made everything showing mercy to those who spit on His face that He is the same God that created everything by the power of His word. People who have seen His glory through His creation have no excuse before Him for they have seen and experienced yet rejected Him (Frank, 2013). Our Human Identity According to Paul, Christians should find their human identity in knowing Jesus and their true nature. Genesis 1:27 says “that we are made in God’s image” and according to Romans 7:25, “are joined to the father in spiritual union through Jesus Christ.”In Him, we find who we are because of the fellowship we have with Him.
According to the biblical, the Christians worldview on the origin of life is that Christians believe that God created everything that exists. That God created us in his image, he is the alpha and the omega the beginning and the end. No one shall get to him, only through his son Jesus Christ. Genesis 1:1 and Genesis 2:7. The Bible says that we are chosen by God and given a purpose.
When you pass away no one really knows what happens next, but the Bible tells you what happens if you take the word and believe and be forgiven of your sins that you will go to Heaven, it gives a sense of power of your life and meaning. What is the nature of the universe? I believe the we are more than matter, the way Mark Cosgrave explains” That if you believe the universe is nothing but matter, then you have no choice but to believe that human beings, who are part of the universe, are also mere matter” ( Foundations of Christian thoughts Page 33). This sentence really had me thinking on my own beliefs, I believe personally that we are more than mere matter, I believe in the Lord that created us in his image and that we are more then molecules, this is when Faith comes in to comfort the unknowing, and believe in the word of the Bible. How do you know what you know?
These references may not use the word Christ; however, they are referring to Jesus Christ and foretelling his coming. In Isaiah, there is the following passage: “For a child is born to us, a son is given us; upon his shoulder dominion rests. They name him Wonder-Counselor, God-Hero, Father-Forever, Prince of Peace” (Is. 9:5). This passage shows the numerous names Christ is given.
In Genesis 2:7, gives more detail of the making of man and how he became a living being. Therefore taken from scripture God created man. The Christian/Biblical worldview of identity is given in Jeremiah 1:5, God knew who we were before he formed us. In Jeremiah 29:11, God has made a plan for everyone. The morals of an individual leads him/her on the path of good or evil.
He shares how prayer, thanksgiving, glory and blessing are predominantly directed toward Christ but can also be directed to God and Christ. Howell concludes by saying the C.E. B. Cranfield felt that “Paul again and again and in a rich variety of ways associates Christ with God with an uninhibitedness.” Conclusion I was able to conclude that Howell really has captured the essence of how the deity of Christ is depicted in the Pauline writings because of the “interchange” Paul uses between God the Father and Christ Jesus. He emphasizes that God is fully God and yet fully human through Jesus Christ and that they are one in the same. Howell used many references to scripture to build his argument which help me to solidify his task of, “to plat the vast language of interchange where the apostle Paul describes the person and work of the Son in much the same terms as he does the person and work of the
Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that Jesus is God only direct creation that everything else was created by means of Christ, and the initial unassisted act of creation uniquely identifies Jesus as God “only begotten Son”. Jehovah Witnesses also believe that the bible is the only source of belief and rule of conduct. They