IS DIVINE REVELATION A VALID SOURCE FOR THEOLOGY?
Lim K Tham
What is Revelation?
Our starting point is to understand the concept of revelation. A simple definition of revelation is this: revelation is the disclosure or unveiling of something that has been concealed. It is the lifting of an...
Summary of the books of the New Testament Books
The Book of Matthew is of gospel genre. It is the first book of the New Testament and the first of the four gospels. Matthew is sometime referred to as “The Sermon on the Mount”. Matthew begins with the descent of...
Biblical Worldview Essay
Theology 104: Liberty University
Biblical Worldview Essay:
To be created in God’s image refers to the immaterial part of man. It is a likeness mentally, morally, and socially to God. It does not mean to be like him...
1. The sources and norms of Christian Theology
I understand scripture, tradition, reason and experience as the sources and norms of Christian theology. Revealing the knowledge of God, guides us to know God, and inform our action and practice as believers, they are the sources as witnesses that points...
United Church of Christ
James Paul White
Committee on Ministry
October 1, 2012
Committee on Ministry
“Theology of Community”
Baptist religion. These five pillars map out the history of God: the belief in the never ending kingdom of God, the gospels of Matthew and Mark, the revelation of Paul’s gospel, and the gospels of Luke and John. They are referred to as these four titles: Son of Man, Son of God, Son of Abraham, and Son of...
realize the inadequacy of the Law with regard to salvation, and came to view it as God’s way to show us His righteousness and to teach us our need for Jesus and the work of the cross. Specifically, Paul introduces us to the concept of the pedagogue and the curse of the law in Galatians, and the distinctiveness...
Rayco Dr. Esmeralda Sanchez
IBES2 November 10, 2014
1) Theology of Creation
God has revealed everything He wanted to reveal to us about who He is and what He intends for our lives. God’s revelation of Himself comes to us in three ways: Scripture or the Bible, Tradition especially...
as the First Church of Christ, Scientist.
History of the Group
Christian Science was founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1879, due to spiritual healing experienced by Eddy. She stated that in 1866 after an accident she became sick and while reading the bible she had a revelation to do with healing and...
students, ladies and men.. The churches foundation is centered on the belief that you cannot save yourself. No religion can save you. It is only Jesus who died for us on the cross. Thus, their belief is that only through personal faith in him can you receive the gift of life everlasting.
As I walked...
to the garments of God. We read in Psalm 93:1, "The Lord reigns; He is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed, He is girded with strength." In Psalm 104:1-2 we read, "O Lord, my God, Thou art very great! Thou are clothed with honor and majesty, who coverest Thyself with light as with a garment." Looking...
Biblical Worldview Assignment
When a person is asked if they have a worldview, their thought would be “what is a worldview”. Everyone has a world view but they might not realize it. A worldview is the way an individual perceive and interpret...
July 10, 2013
What is a worldview?
Dr. Caner & Hinson state, a worldview can be described as “the frameworks or
beliefs which a person view the world around around him”. (Caner &...
TR 553: Theology and Ethics of James Cone
April 12, 2013
In many respects Cone’s theology is unlike anything I have ever read. Its content “deals with the social basis of theology and is concerned with, among other related matters, the problem of the particular and the universal...
command; indeed many of the details in the work are seen in light of the letter’s personal
nature and purpose.
It is unfortunate that the Revelation of John does not receive the same treatment
of genre and purpose in contemporary evangelical circles. In the noble endeavor to
Jesus and Muhammed 1 Jesus and Muhammed Kristy Gibson Axia College of University of Phoenix Jesus and Muhammed 2 Jesus and Muhammed’s life were very different from each other. Historically they were both very important to the following world. Even their deaths had a great impact on their religious...
aspects of His provision for a fruitful and victorious life
here on earth. Receiving Christ is, of course, of utmost importance. Faith is very critical.
Repentance and forgiveness keep us under the blood of Jesus.
This course describes the elements necessary for us to obtain joy and strength in our...
the Bible is the Word of God is the unique revelation of Jesus Christ because it simply puts whom Jesus Christ is and how the Bible clearly states the deity of Jesus Christ. The Bible teaches us that the unique revelation of Jesus Christ is “that the person of Christ existed before Creation, that He was...
initiation into the church—and an initiation into salvation. Yet, they are not Christians; they have never come to personal confession of faith in Christ and so they were baptized but they’re non-Christians. On the other hand, you have the same group of people who are actually not baptized at all because...
JESUS IS A REAL GOD
AND A REAL MAN
Maria Angelica Chan
March 4, 2014
Who is Jesus?
Often today, when asked the question "Who is Jesus?" Catholics reply: "Jesus is the son of God". While such a statement is true as far as it goes, it does not explain...
Jesus and Mohammed
Jason R. Pauley
February 1, 2009
The story of Jesus’ birth is well known throughout the world, by people of most any religion. According to the New Testament, in the Gospel According to Luke, Mary became pregnant before confirming her marriage to Joseph...
Being a Christian
In becoming a christian we have committed our lives completly to Jesus Christ who is our Lord and saviour. We have asked for forgivness for our sins and asked God into our lives to control and clense us. Now becoming a christian and being a christian can and are two completly diffrent...
Short Essay #2
Short Essay on the Humanity and Divinity of Jesus Christ
The discussion regarding the humanity and divinity of Jesus Christ has been a matter of debate since the earliest days of Christianity. The post-apostolic church became plagued by different...
education correlates with higher earnings. What role will NCU’s Christ centered approach to holistic education play in this equation?
At Northern Caribbean University education involves more than an academic development. The Christ-centered education facilitates growth intellectually, physically...
A) Examine two forms of Revelation.
In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through supposed communication with a deity or other supernatural entity or entities. Some religions have religious texts which they view as divinely or supernaturally...
The arrest and flagellation of Christ
I have assigned myself the Arrest and Flagellation of Christ as the topic for all of the work I have done for this course’s research project. The particular image that was provided for me is a combined image of both the arrest and flagellation scenes, and comes...
Basic Message of Revelation
The Book of Revelation serves as a call to action for Christians during an increasingly tense time of conflict between the Christian religion and the Roman Empire. Revelation goes further than any other literary work to demonstrate God’s wrath which at the time was designed...
CUW: Midtown Center
AL 395 The Life of Christ
Session VI Assignment
Final Paper Life of Christ
Instructor: Pastor John Glover
April 17, 2012
Life of Christ
It has been stated that the reason why...
I come in the name of Jesus King of Glory , Son of God , blessed forever & ever giving thanks unto God and the Father . By him and through him the door to Gods' Throne. Hear what the spirit say.
Young people you who curse and says everyone else curse ; No they don't. Depends on who you hang with. You...
The Kingdom of Christ
Joe R. Price
A king ruling over an insurmountable kingdom was predicted in the Old Testament: Psalms 2:6-7; 110:1-3; 132:11; Isaiah 9:6-7; Daniel 2:44; 7:13-14. An angel announced to Mary that the child to whom she would give birth would be the king of that kingdom...
In Christianity, it is clear that God has made known Himself to humanity. Thus the doctrine of divine revelation is espoused: It pleased God, in his goodness and wisdom, to reveal himself and to make known the mystery of his will. (DV 1) Further, the Church teaches that it is...
ACTS 4:12: SALVATION THROUGH JESUS CHRIST ALONE
A research paper submitted to Dr. Gary
In Partial Fulfillment of the requirements For
Liberty University Online
Terri Denise Ayers
March 5th, 2014
Table of Contents
By: Tim O'Connor
In which there is a discussion on methodology and the difficulties that arise in the merging of postmodernity with theology. There is further, an appraisal of the alienation of the other through the exemplary reading act of the church, and then of the other, face to face...
AA = Apostolicam actuositatem
(Decree on the Apostolate of Lay People)
□ Other references:
( JLM = Jesus Living in Mary, St. Louis de Montfort
( GFP = Genograms in Family Perspective
COLONIAL AMERICA’S REJECTION
OF FREE GRACE THEOLOGY
L. E. BROWN
Many Free Grace adherents assume that grace theology, the de facto
doctrine of the first century church, was lost until recently. Such is not
the case. Michael Makidon has demonstrated, for example...
Running head: Theology Reflection Paper
Reflection Paper of Greater Understanding
Horace Kip Rollins
Theology 104, Liberty University
During the lessons of this course in Christian Theology, I have found a greater understanding of three core concepts that have strengthened my understanding of...
THE THEOLOGY OF MISSIONS
Presented to Dr. Scott Edgar
In Partial Fulfillment
of the Requirements for
Introduction To World Missions
September 12, 2010
THE ORIGIN OF BIBLICAL MISSIONS
The theology of missions is...
BIBLICAL FOUNDATION FOR DEVELOPING CONTEXTUAL THEOLOGY
Christianity which we follow today may not exist if there were no contextual theology. We would all have to learn Hebrew, Greek, Aramaic and culture of Israel by compulsion and then try to fit into the religious practices like circumcision...
Summary of the New Testament Books: John, Acts, Ephesians, Philemon, Revelation
The Gospel of John is written largely in Narrative history and contains sermons, parables, and several prophetic oracles. The key prominent personalities are Jesus, John the Baptist, the...
What a God there was in creation, furthermore what a God there is in redemption. The God who gave the Bible as a revelation to humanity that reveals His character. The God who is love who loved His creation first before creation loved Him.1 The God who created the heavens and the earth in the...
article “The Resurrection of Christ: Theological Implications,” key points regarding the significance of the resurrection of Jesus are discussed and reviewed through the lens of Christology. Christology can be defined as the academic study of the person and work of Jesus of Nazareth, whom Christians...
separate, and only gradually had wider impact.
Christianity originated with Jesus of Nazareth, a Jewish prophet and teacher who probably came to believe he was the Son of God and certainly was regarded as such by his disciples. Jesus reached in Israel during the time of Augustus, urging a purification of...
LIBERTY UNIVERSITY BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
"CHARISMATIC THEOLOGY: EXCLUDE THE PENTECOSTAL MOVEMENT”
SUBMITTED TO PROFESSOR MITCHELL
THEO 510-DO5 LUO
GILBERT D. SALGADO
Even though the textbook and other books cited within the textbook...
members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) (LDS) do not believe in the Trinitarian doctrine as other Christian religions do, Mormons do believe in and worship Jesus Christ.
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines Christianity as 1. Religion derived from Jesus Christ based on Bible as sacred...
May 9, 2014
New Testament Bible Dictionary Project
The basic literary genre of the book of Revelation is an epistle. It is said that “The Book of Revelation is the greatest book of apocalyptic literature ever written” (Hindson, E & Towns...
LIBERTY BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
THEOLOGY OF MISSIONS PAPER
SUBMITTED TO DR. STEPHEN PARKS
IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT
OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSE
INTRODUCTION TO WORLD MISSIONS
MARCH 3, 2012
My presentation will focus on autonomous ethics in 20th century moral theology. My discussion mainly centres on the moral theology of the Roman Catholic church. The main source for my discussion is the book written in 1985 by j. Vincent McNamara entitled Faith and Ethics; recent Roman Catholicism....
Professor Ted Marvin
Theology 3305 – Lectures in Systematic theology
I. Definition of Bibliology
II. Importance of the Bible
III. Reasons to trust the Bible
A. The “A Priori Argument”
B. The revelation of Jesus Christ
C. Fulfilled prophecy of Scripture
MOD 2: REVELATION ESSAY
HTH-359 Systematic Theology
October 13, 2013
In this assignment, we are called up on to research these two viewpoints in detail from a non-traditionalists perspective as well as that of McGrath. Finally we will review the effect of general...
It made the headlines: “The Passion of Christ: a movie like no other”. Mel Gibson’s masterpiece bringing about one of the most revolutionary visuals in the last four hundred years, grossing up to $ 600 million plus! But does that really matter? Does it matter if it had reached one of the top grossing...
A Biblical Theology Of The Pastoral Role
A Biblical Theology of the Pastoral Role
As a college student, I find that the one question asked of me most frequently is, “What is your major?” At first I thought it was quite normal to respond that I was pursuing a pastoral major at Moody Bible...
Hall, Christopher A. Learning Theology from the Church Fathers, Downers Grove, Ill: Inter Varsity Press Academic, 2002, 308 pp, $18 paperback.
Dr. Christopher A. Hall is an Episcopalian theologian, a writer, and a teacher, who is a leading figure in the area of...
He noticed that gemstones came in regular geometric shapes. The beryl was a hexagon, the garnet was a 12 sided crystal, and each gem had it's own unique order. This observation was the beginning of what we call science. If gems have a special order to their nature, that makes it possible to classify...
Mark: A Commentary on His Apology for the Cross; Matthew: A Commentary on His Handbook for a
Mixed Church Under Persecution; Soma in Biblical Theology; and Jesus the Word according to John the Sectarian.
I found that the book was very insightful and made me think about what I was reading. The format...
expected to sing His praises, and so we can expect to be given unique abilities to do so. The fact that the Bible reveals there is so much singing in heaven implies that all who are there will be able to sing well. The book of Revelation has a host of happy hymns of harmony as part of the heavenly scene...
Most people relate the practice of crucifixion with the death of Jesus Christ. We also understand that crucifixion was something that was a fairly common practice in the times of Jesus Christ and prior to Jesus Christ, but we can hardly imagine the historical reality of the practice. In the...
THE 1000 YEARS OF REVELATION 20:1-6
There has been great confusion on eschatology, or the theological study of future events, since the early church. The millennium, or the 1000 years, in Revelation 20:1-6 has not escaped this confusion. To develop...
From the Laws of the Old Testament Ethics taught by Jesus Christ in New Testament Fulfilling the Laws of the Old Testament
Grand Canyon University: PHI-05 Ethical Thinking in the Liberal Arts
November 3, 2013
Christ teachings and events that are in the New Testament originated from The Old...
TITLES OF JESUS
* The "Son of Man" (Mark 14:61-62) - is a title often applied by Jesus to Himself. It is an allusion to Daniel 7:13-14.
* "The Christ" (Matthew 16:16) - is a translation of the Hebrew “Māšîaḥ”, the Messiah, and is used as a title for Jesus in the New Testament.
Jesus of Nazareth: the Real Life Story and Birth
The story of Jesus Christ of Nazareth can be explained in many different ways. It can be told through the bibles, theories and one’s own personal belief. The most common way of learning the story and history of Jesus is through the word...