Tag: nature of christ
I have had the pleasure as of late of really trying to dig to the bottom of an issue that at first I did not really understand. I am sure you have heard of the two great divisions in the Christian world on our Soteriology. Soteriology is the study of how one is saved. There is Calvinism and Arminianism. Calvinism in essence states that we are predestined to be saved and that once we are saved we will always be saved. God is too merciful that any of us should be lost. Calvinism I propose takes away my choice to choose things other than God. Most of Christians so-called today are Calvinists.
The other side of the equation is called Arminianism. This is a small minority of Christianity that hold to the idea that we do have free choice and we can choose to be lost or choose to be saved. Free-Choice is at this belief’s core.
I wondered for a while if these were the great divide in our churches and in Christianity today. But, I believe these are the fruit of a deeper issue.
I honestly and truly believe that the underlying divide in Christianity today is based on how we … Read More »
There is a great divide in the world on whether we have access to the same power that Christ had. Are we able to be overcomers like Christ was with His help? After all, He was the lamb of God that came to take away the sin of the world-John 1:29
The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith,Â Behold theÂ Lamb ofÂ God, which taketh away the sin of the world.
Also,Â Matthew 1:21
And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his peopleÂ from their sins.
So we can see that Christ came to save us from sin…not in sin. There is a great divide there. Below is an excerpt from a book deemed the greatest work on the life of Christ ever written by the Library of Congress. This will change your perspective on what Christ went through that last night before His sacrifice for each of us. It is a long chapter but is life changing.
Chap. 77 – In Pilateâ€™s Judgment Hall
In the judgment hall of Pilate, the Roman governor, Christ stands bound as a prisoner. About Him are the guard of soldiers, and the hall is fast filling with spectators. … Read More »
This is number 8 in a series on the Great Controversy between good and evil. This series gets better and better.
The sermon linked to here is an amazing sermon on Righteousness by Faith by a Presbyterian Preacher in the early 1840′s. His name was Charles Fitch. The sermon is retold by Dennis Preibe.
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