Sep 06, 13 Christianity 101

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I have been a Christian since 2008 and I love thinking and pondering over its theology:    Four facts about Salvation (these four facts and scripture references are from the Smart Guide to the Bible series: Book of Revelation © GRQ, Inc. but the unsophisticated 101 on the Basics is mine)   Everyone needs it for all have sinned...

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Sep 05, 13 Psalm 23 – What it means

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All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.  Isaiah 53:6 ESV   Written 500 years before his birth, the above bible verse is a prophecy about Jesus and about how every one of our individual selfishness/sin was laid on him.  He is the Good...

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Jun 26, 12 “Jesus – lifted up”

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“The Son of Man must be lifted up”     Definitions: Old Testament or OT, the canonized (approved) religious writings of the Jewish people.  The first five (5) books are referred to as the Torah.  The Torah is also referred to as the Law, because it includes the history of the great prophet Moses, who speaks on behalf of God,...

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Jul 17, 11 Jesus:Progressive Revelation

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Jesus Messiah: A Case of Progressive Revelation Messiah definition: The Greek word for God’s anointed, a redeemer, a savior.   In the New Testament (NT) book: The Gospel of John, in chapter 2, John relates the incident when Mary, mother of Jesus, while at a wedding celebration (they typically lasted about a week), informs...

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Aug 26, 10 Why compare?

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Culturally, we’ve been encouraged to think that “tolerance” in each other’s belief systems, means we daren’t “overstep” the boundaries we have drawn in the guise of tolerance because to do so is a sign of deep disrespect and so it seems like a trespass when someone actually does it.  In my belief system, for me to...

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