Liberty in Christ - biblestudying.net
... and Revelation 22:14), exousia refers to someone's
right to do a particular thing
1. In John 1:12, exousia refers to the "power"
to become sons of God.
2. In Hebrews 13:10, exousia refers to fact that
unsaved Jewish priests have no "right" to eat
at the table of Christ.
3. In Revelation 22:14, exous ...
... God. Whoever does not love does not
know God, for God is love. God’s love
was revealed among us in this way:
God sent his only Son into the world so
that we might live through him. …
Beloved, since God loved us so much,
we also ought to love one another.”
-1 John 4:7-11 (NRSV)
Christian Ethics article
... provide for and protect one’s family (I Timothy 5:8, NIV) by allowing the captors to
kill them? Christian ethicists have suggested the following explanations in
addressing such conflicts (Christian view of ethics 2008):
Practice of Fasting 21
... 6:16-18 demonstrates this as Jesus pictures a situation in which Christians are among other people going
about their normal duties and activities. We are specifically told, "When you fast, do not look somber as
the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. I tell yo ...
1. Moral Decisions, Justice and Peace PPT - 9RE-EP
... intellectually disabled people who joined the community. He discovered their immense hidden
pain but also the beauty and gentleness of their hearts, which they could not express in words.
Jean shared the conviction with his friend Father Thomas Philippe that God had called them
together to accomplis ...
NON-JUDGMENTAL CHRISTIANITY Romans 14:1
... “To the weak I became weak, so that I might win the weak. To all (people) I have become
all things, so that I might by all means save some. But then I do all things because of the Good
News, so that I might become a fellow-partaker with it”
Staehlin continues, “It is common to the weak in both Cori ...
Spiritual Disciplines - Week 4 - Prayer
... QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ON THE BASICS OF FASTING
III. Should Christians Fast?
Before we answer this question, it might be helpful to consider what the New Testament has to say in
general about food and eating. Food is spoken of as a good gift from God.
A good example is this passage from 1 Timothy 4:1 ...
The Discipline of Fasting (Excerpts taken from Richard Foster`s
... Mount (Matt. 6:16). It is as if there is an almost unconscious
assumption that giving, praying, and fasting are all part of Christian
devotion. Having said this, however, we must realize that these
words of Jesus do not constitute a command.
b. The second crucial statement of Jesus about fasting com ...
[Gē`zus] (“the Lord is salvation”)
... TIME LINE AND AUTHOR: Written by the prophet Isaiah in the Pre-Exilic period, c.700 BC.
“Differences in the English translations confirm that a range of problems are raised by Isa.7:14
for Jewish and Christian interpreters.” (HarperCollins Bible Commentary) “The Greek translation of the
Bible, the L ...
CHRISTIAN ORTHODOX PHILANTHROPY IN CHURCH HISTORY
... Strange, and J. N. Sevenster and several more.5 Christianity’s biblical ethical teachings
and the formulation of its theology were enriched with the language, philosophical
beliefs, religious experiences and moral practices of the ancient Greek thought-world. It
is interesting to note that many of t ...
BEARING THE TITLE “CHRISTIAN”
... Acts 11:26 (NIV) • “So for a whole year
Barnabas and Saul met with the church and
taught great numbers of people. The disciples
were called Christians first at Antioch.”
Romans 10:9, 10 (CEV) • “So you will be saved,
if you honestly say, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and if you
believe with all your heart that G ...
format - CSDirectory.com
... deliver him: “My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me:
forasmuch as before him innocency was found in me; and also before thee, O king, have I done no
--One might easily surmise what would have been Daniel’s fate had he, upon being cast into the ...
Offended - Liberty Haven Baptist Church
... received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master
pay tribute? 25 He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house,
Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? Of whom do
the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? Of their own children,
or of strangers? 26 Peter ...
Christian Ethics - Canvas by Instructure
... Dr. Naik states that the word “Trinity” isn’t used in the Bible.14 This is echoed by
Mormons as well as Jehovah’s Witnesses.15 His argument assumes that truth can only
be known when it is stated explicitly.16
Jesus may have never uttered the exact words, “I am God” but we can strongly
deduce this tr ...
answering questions about televangelists
... matter of personal judgment and must be dealt with on a case-by-case basis; there are those who even
find public television’s periodic and low-key requests for funds to be objectionable!
On the other hand, when a televangelist actually does misuse funds for personal gain, it is indefensible.
Our re ...
Prayer Guide - Gods House Maui
... either through sports, bodybuilding or vocation may need to slightly alter the
eating plan. I encourage you to check with your doctor.
If (and ONLY if) medical conditions or others issues prevent you from
committing to the strict diet of the Daniel Fast for the full 21 days; we urge you
to fast in ...
... back more than 2,500 years. Pythagoras
(ca. 570–490 BCE) is one of the earliest known
and most prominent proponents of vegetarianism.
From what we know of his teachings as spelled
out by Ovid, Pythagoras offered at least four
moral reasons for refraining from eating meat.
First, he maintained that e ...
Student Box # 246 AKRON APOSTOLIC TEMPLE
... bodily harm one to another, the Christian is called by God to not even have this form of
anger. While society views adultery as dishonest, it is Jesus who says that if one looks at
another with lust in one’s heart, he/she commits adultery already. What we will see is
that the Christian actually must ...
docx - Orleans Church of Christ
... a. “that I might win the more” (v. 19)
b. “that I might win the Jews” (v. 20)
c. “that I might win those who are under the law” (v. 20)
d. “that I might win those who are without law” (v. 21)
e. “that I might win the weak” (v. 22)
f. “that I might by all means save some.” (v. 22)
g. So the real reas ...
September 23, 2006 - Kairos Church Ministries
... Our desire is to discover who we really are in Christ, which is our true identity in Christ. When we
discover who we really are in Christ, grace will take over. Grace empowers and enables us to live in
Christianity - David Kelsey`s Philosophy Home Page
... bishop of Hippo in 396 and remained until his death
– Wrote the Confessions and The City of God
– Theorized that because humans are imperfect and
sinful that a secular government is necessary.
• Thought that the authorities could curb the
sinful desires of human beings and maintain
the peace necessa ...
“UU and A Christian Humanist” Sermon by Rev. Jim Eller All Souls
... When I was serving our UU Church in Tahlequah,
Oklahoma we offered new member classes as we do here.
When I teach a new member class I encourage those in
attendance to ask questions. One time a woman there, the
wife of a retired United Methodist Minister, asked a very
interesting question. Vera ask ...
... letters which spell out ICHTHUS : Jesus Christ
God's Son Saviour.
The Romans persecuted the Christians and it
became dangerous for them to meet. So the Christians devised a
secret code. They drew half a fish in the sand. If a person completed
the fish, they knew he or she was a believer too. Under t ...
Christian vegetarianism is a Christian belief based on effecting the compassionate teachings of Jesus, the twelve apostles and the early church to all sentient or living beings through vegetarianism or, ideally, veganism. Alternatively, Christians may be vegetarian for ethical, environmental, nutritional or other spiritual reasons.Various church founders have recommended vegetarianism, such as William Cowherd from the Bible Christian Church and Ellen G. White from the Seventh-day Adventists. Cowherd, who founded the Bible Christian Church in 1809, helped to establish the world's first Vegetarian Society in 1847.