: "He was surely the Son of God!" after the earthquake following the Crucifixion of Jesus. When in Matthew 16:15-16 Apostle Peter states: "You are Christ, the Son of the living God" Jesus not only accepts the titles, but calls Peter "blessed" and declares the profession a divine revelation...
confined ourselves to research and come up with information trying to explain how Sacred Scripture is a requisite for divine revelation fulfilled in the person of Jesus Christ. This interest arose from reading of a dogmatic article by George Dejaifve, “Revelation and the Church” in the journal: Theology...
"I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better." (Ephesians 1:17)
We see Jesus is God in the following Scripture:
"He came to that which was his own, but his own did not...
April 25, 2005
Integrative Theology I
"Introduction to the World"
The moment that I gave my life to Christ I knew that my life had changed and had been impacted. As I knelt at that altar and asked Jesus to forgive me of my sins, I was amazed to realize the...
The Theological Motifs Undergirding the Book Steps to Christ: A Study of the Leading Motif in Ellen White’s Approach
Submitted to Dr. Gunnar Pedersen and Jan Barna In partial fulfilment of the requirements for the module Principles and Methods of Theology
23 June 2009...
life" has the meaning "bread that gives life.
* "The Alpha and the Omega" (Revelation 21:6) - Alpha is the first letter in the Greek alphabet and Omega is the last. Together these two letters form a monogram or symbol for one of the names of Jesus Christ, meaning "the Beginning and the End...
Mormonism became a controversial issue and the question was raised “are Mormons Christian?” While Mormons (properly known as 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...
four questions must we ask about faith?
3. What 5 factors can limit our theology?
"The Names of Christ" – Pg. 160-173
1. What chapter of the New Testament does the Author suggest contains the most names of Jesus?
2. Which of God’s names do some scholars think that Jesus is claiming...
Romans chapter 5, Apostle Paul wrote, therefore having been justified by faith we have peace with God through Christ Jesus. He argues that we are eternally bound to Jesus Christ by faith and not by human works. Having peace with God, does not mean and absent of calmness but reconciliation with God...
v. A disciple of Jesus must also be ready to live the Paschal Mystery.
vi. Some speculative theology has taken away the Trinity from the realities of Revelation that is God revealing Himself in the Incarnation. But we cannot know anything about the Trinity if not for...
. That basis is God’s concern for the whole world. Ultimately the Old Testament revelation prepared the way for the coming of Jesus Christ, the fulfillment of that revelation and the Savior of the world.
Transforming Mission, 19. 16
The Intertestamental Period During the...
evidence sets Christianity apart from other belief systems?
1. Unique revelation of the Jesus Christ
2. The Bible is from God
3. Fulfillment of Prophecy
4. Convicting, Convincing, Converting power of the message
5. Infinity of Revelation
6. Unity of message from different human sources
from the word of Christ ” (Rom 10:17). The whole history of salvation progressively demonstrates this profound bond between the word of God and the faith which arises from an encounter with Christ. Faith thus takes shape as an encounter with a person to whom we entrust our whole life. Christ Jesus...
light of Scripture."58 Theology is scientific and personal reflection about man's existence as determined by God.59 Theology is absolutely necessary, particularly for evangelical belief, if belief is to attain its true object. The object of belief is the eschatological event of Jesus Christ, which...
but is the gospel of Jesus Christ.
This is clearly and eloquently stated. Yet he answers the latter by saying that “[d]ivine revelation alone [=Scripture?] is the test of the validity of this starting point.” I’m perplexed by this answer. Clearly, he wants to ground his hermeneutical principle in...
, but simple. It is that we turn each truth that we learn about God into matter for
meditation before God, leading to prayer and praise to God."
CAN GOD BE KNOWN?
The manifestation of God in nature,
His revelation in the Scriptures,
and His incarnation in Jesus Christ,
been contributing and were leading.
Ephesians 3:2 – the dispensation of the grace of God
This is a stewardship characterized by the grace of God; i.e., a stewardship of God’s revelation and will which consists of all that He provided in Jesus Christ. Grace is the characteristic element of this...
theology; it is also a book of practical exhortation”. In the introduction, Paul explains the wrath and judgment of God. Paul continues to advise the Romans about righteousness of God, and the righteousness that he extends to all who have faith in Jesus Christ. Paul tells how the action of Adam cast...
) and shares God’s self with us. As in Jesus Christ, God becomes human and reveals God’s message of salvation, so the message of Christ must be transmitted in and through every culture. The concept of incarnation is an essential basis of contextual theology because it posits an embodiment in a...
understand to be Christ.7 After Paul’s encounter with Christ, though he had a clear conscience with regard to his past view of the Law, he began to understand that the Law did indeed point to Jesus as the Messiah, and that he had to reconcile what he knew of the Scriptures with this new understanding of the...
the book of Revelation, and implies a certain view of Scripture, in that the six biblical references to 1,000 years are all contained in Revelation chapter 20. (There are other biblical passages which support the concept of a 1,000-year reign of Jesus Christ, but the twentieth chapter of Revelation...
known 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...
God had a part (Genesis 1:2). The New Testament further reveals that Jesus, who is the one Mediator between God and humankind (1 Timothy 2:5) in our redemption, was also the Mediator in Creation. Christ, who is called “the firstborn” because He has first place, the place of the heir (Colossians 1:15...
Matthew 5:45. The idea is that general revelation is to show the works and existence of God in indirect ways.
General Revelation is insufficient to impart salvation, or any understanding or knowledge of salvation or the specific role of Jesus Christ. General Revelation is more to the experience of...
therefore true. For example the New Testament is taken literally, there is no interpretation.
The philosopher Barth help a propositional View: God’s revelation is in God’s word (Jesus Christ) found in the Bible and in the Church’s preaching. Humans should accept revelation through faith. Barth argues...
theology, philosophical theology, and apologetics.
* Absolute Authority: John 14:6-7 : Jesus says he is God which shows the New Testament is claiming authority for itself.
* 1Cor 2:13- Words are taught to them by the spirit which is God.
* 2 Peter 3:15-16: Peter speaks of both the...
anointed as a sign of their special calling. Jesus was unique in that he was at one and the same time priest, prophet and king. Jesus is a member of the Holy Trinity, truly God. St. Irenaeus of Lyons would say: "...in the name of Christ is understood he who anoints, he who has been anointed, and the...
Revelation the Bible talks heavily about the second coming of Christ and how He will return to earth “At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory” Luke 21:27.
The Bible clearly states in multiple verses that Jesus will again descend to earth and the people...
or acceptance of Jesus Christ (McGrath, 2011).
General Revelation – Reformed Tradition. God is revealed through the nature and through scripture. We are given the metaphor that knowledge of God and natures revelation is like that of the pages of a beautiful book, whereby the pages display and...
of the revelation of God in Jesus Christ consists in the fact that the eternal Word of God chose, sanctified and assumed nature and existence into oneness with Himself, in order thus, as very God and very man, to become the Word of reconciliation spoken by God to man.”4
The Character of God...