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Synoptic Gospel Parallels - Synoptic Gospels Comparison. What Do We Know about the Apostle Philip? - Disciples. About Greg Laurie The interesting thing about Philip, one of the Twelve, is that he was personally reached by Jesus himself.

What Do We Know about the Apostle Philip? - Disciples

While Philip brought Nathanael to Jesus, and Andrew brought Peter to Jesus, no one brought Philip to Jesus. Instead, Jesus came right to him. John’s Gospel tells us, “The following day Jesus wanted to go to Galilee, and He found Philip and said to him, ‘Follow Me’ ” (John 1:43). Normally God reaches people through people, but this was an exception to the rule. We don’t know a lot about Philip. It also would appear from John’s account of the Feeding of the Five Thousand that Philip may have been in charge of the supplies and food, the road manager of sorts.

And according to church history, Philip laid his life down for Christ, being stoned to death after reaching many with the gospel. Taken from “Practical Philip” by Harvest Ministries (used by permission). Did Jesus Contradict Himself about Who’s on His Side? Are they for us or against us—which way does it work?

Did Jesus Contradict Himself about Who’s on His Side?

Whoever is not against us is for us —Mark 9:40 He who is not with me is against me —Matthew 12:30a Critics often cite these two statements as a contradiction, while many Christians try to harmonize them by theorizing that when it comes to Jesus, there is no middle ground. You are either for Him or against Him. I was puzzled about this myself, until I read an old Bible commentary that has only recently been translated from Greek into English. Paulromanslaw. Is Paul consistent in his attitude to the Jewish Law?


Paul Romans Law - can one reconcile his statements? Both EP Sanders and Heikki Raisanen permit Paul the luxury of inconsistency, as the prerogative of a religious genius. However, is this conclusion unavoidable? The two problems of consistency in Paul's thinking to be discussed regard the role of the Law in sanctification and whether human beings can fulfil the Law. First, however, it must be made quite clear that the idea that Jews in the time of Paul set out to earn salvation by obeying the Law, in the sense of notching up brownie-points with God, is an unacceptable caricature. This interpretation of the current Jewish attitude as convenantal nomism is not unchallenged. 1. Paul never said the Law was abolished. Read for yourself. The following is a collection of clear scriptures showing that Paul never taught that we are free to disobey the Law (Hebrew: Torah).

Paul never said the Law was abolished. Read for yourself

I only ask that everyone read all of this study (please do not skim thru) before coming to a conclusion. First off, it's obvious that Paul himself believed in keeping the Law: Acts 24:14 (NKJV) - "But this I confess to you, that according to the Way which they call a sect, so I worship the Elohim of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the Law and in the Prophets. The Gospel of Jesus Christ. P M-J Lagrange OP. Chapter 3: The Ministry in Galilee. Part II: 5 conflicts with the Pharisees.

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST- in two volumes - by Père M.

The Gospel of Jesus Christ. P M-J Lagrange OP. Chapter 3: The Ministry in Galilee. Part II: 5 conflicts with the Pharisees.

-J. Lagrange, O.P. - Translated by members of the English Dominican Province.London Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd., Publishers to the Holy See. - Nihil Obstat: Ernestus Messenger, PH.D., Censor deputatus, Imprimatur: Leonellus Can. Evans, Vic. Gen. - Westmonasterii, die 23a Martii 1938. - First published by Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd 1938. - Prepared for katapi by Paul Ingram 2007. 綜覽基督論異端. Miracles of Jesus. There were many miracles associated with Jesus, including his birth and resurrection.

Miracles of Jesus

Below is a partial list of miracles that Jesus performed during his ministry, as recorded in the New Testament of the Bible. 1. The virgin birth (See Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:26-38) Finding Jesus in the Feast of Tabernacles. David Brickner Jews for Jesus – God gave the biblical festivals to teach the Jewish people about His character and to help us understand His plan of salvation.

Finding Jesus in the Feast of Tabernacles

But all Christians who have been "grafted in" to the olive tree (Romans 11:17) share our rich heritage and roots. So as we approach the last of the High Holy Days on the Jewish calendar, we hope you will find it meaningful. The Feast of Tabernacles is an eight day festival* that begins at sundown on the first day of the feast (see the Jewish Calendar from Judaism 101). The Gospels record that our Lord Jesus not only celebrated the festival, but He took traditional elements of the celebration and applied them to His own life and mission. In order to understand Jesus' teaching here, we need a bit of background from Leviticus 23. The Power of Grace: The Signs in John's Gospel. More than once, and most recently just a couple of weeks ago, I have read or been told, “If the god you believe in exists, I would not worship him because he would be a moral monster.”

The Power of Grace: The Signs in John's Gospel

Interestingly, while such statements are made by atheists decrying the “Christian” god, I have more often heard this from angry Arminians who are offended I believe God chose certain people to save before the foundation of the world (Eph. 1:4), gave them to the Son (John 17:6), wrote their names in the Book of Life before creation (Rev. 17:8), irresistibly draws them (John 6:37), and both justifies and glorifies them despite their manifold faults and the Devil’s interference (Rom. 8:29-30).

Moral monster, indeed. There is a larger issue at stake here, one more basic than the topics commonly claiming attention. We worship God because He is God: almighty, creator, sovereign, and holy (Psa. 96). We love God because He is good: gracious, merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in mercy (1John 4:8-10). The Purpose of the Gospel of John. Introduction Of the four gospels, John’s gospel presents Jesus as God most forcefully.

The Purpose of the Gospel of John

John explicitly declared Jesus to be God (John 1.1) who brought all things into existence (John 1.3). John’s gospel confirmed that Jesus was YHVH of the Jews (John 8.57-58). He is light (John 1.4, 8.12) and life (John 1.4, 5.26, 14.6). As a vehicle to demonstrate that Jesus was the Messiah and Son of God, John crafted his gospel with eight signs–seven pre-resurrection and one post-resurrection and seven “I Ams.” Seven signs were prior to Christ’s resurrection. Explaining Away the Greatest Miracle of Jesus' Ministry. Posted by Jimmy Akin on Thursday Sep 20th, 2012 at 10:03 PM Of all the many miracles Jesus performed during his earthly ministry (that is, before his passion, death, and Resurrection), there is one that stands out: the feeding of the five thousands.

Explaining Away the Greatest Miracle of Jesus' Ministry

Unlike any other miracle from his ministry, this one is recorded in all four gospels is the feeding of the five thousand. You would think that people would have a handle on the fact that this was a miracle--an unmistakable supernatural intervention in the order of nature. Yet every year we are subjected to homilies that try to explain it away as a natural event, suggesting that all Jesus really did was motivate people to share the food that they had with them, so it was really a "miracle of sharing" rather than a miraculous multiplication of loaves.

I've written about the subject before, but let's see what Pope Benedict and Pope John Paul II have to say about the matter . . . Lesson 27: Is Jesus Crazy or is He God? (John 5:17-23) Editor's Note: Apologies for the audio quality. The recording encountered technical difficulties. Please bear with the inconvenience, thankfully the manuscript is also available below. September 15, 2013 You’ve probably heard liberal professors or theologians say that Jesus never claimed to be God. 2. Major Differences Between John and the Synoptic Gospels. Introduction: The Relationship of John's Gospel to the Synoptics. Two basic positions on the relationship of John’s Gospel to the Synoptics are possible: Major Differences: 1. Berith Road: The Theme of Judgment in the Gospel of John. Untitled. Spir-john. On What "Condemnation" Really Means "He who believes in [Jesus] is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

" John 3:18 How often that is used to say that non-Christians are doomed to Hellfire... but let's have a slightly different look at this. Why did Jesus Christ heal on the Sabbath days? By Shawn Brasseaux The Law of Moses forbade Jews from working on the Saturday Sabbath, so, it is asked, why did the Lord Jesus Christ heal the sick and cast out devils on the Sabbath? Was it just to anger the Pharisees and the other hypocritical religious leaders of Israel? We will examine some of these Sabbath-day miracles in detail so as to understand why Jesus Christ behaved in such a unique manner.

I believe that you will find the explanation quite fascinating. Let us search the Scriptures and see what they have to say about this often-misunderstood issue. There is no Scriptural way to prove exactly how many Sabbath-day miracles Jesus Christ performed. The 31 Individual Healings of Jesus Christ. Bible Study - July 1999. Lesson 57: Why Jesus Hates Legalism (Luke 11:37-54) Bible study Colossians 1:15-23: The Pre-eminence of Jesus and the Wonders of God. Bible Studies in Colossians. 13. Raising the Widow’s Son From Nain. B. Between Jesus and Paul: Studies in the Earliest History of Christianity - Martin Hengel - Google 圖書.

Jesus, Debt, and the Lord's Prayer: First-Century Debt and Jesus' Intentions - Douglas E. Oakman - Google Books. Jesus' Life and Times - Spotlight on Galilee. The Lost Gospel of Peter–A Valuable but Neglected Ancient Source. Hatred Between Jews and Samaritans. Later, Israel divided into two kingdoms. The northern kingdom, called Israel, established its capital first at Shechem, a revered site in Jewish history, and later at the hilltop city of Samaria. Meanwhile, the southern kingdom of Judah fell to Babylon in 600 B.C. Its people, too, were carried off into captivity. The Gospel of Thomas. Dennis Bratcher. Dining with a Pharisee, Jesus Denounces That Sect. Commentary - The Fourfold Gospel. Biblical diagrams & infographics. Questions on Mark's Geographical Ignorance... Gadara versus Gerasa. March 23/2008 I got this question, about questions about Mark's geographical knowledge (as an indication of his background).

I have edited out the non-geographical issues: Hey, I came across this page that was linked to this website: Philippians 2:5-11 - Hymn or exalted Pauline prose (pdf) The Creed (Hymn) of Philippians 2:6-11. Philippians Bible Study, Week 9. Synoptic Parallels. Synoptic Gospel Parallels - Synoptic Gospels Comparison. The Synoptic Problem. 對觀福音導論. Synoptic Gospels. The Story of Jesus in Luke's Unique Material. 對觀福音基督論脈絡-经典教程-天主教沧州(献县)教区网站. The Lost Sayings Gospel Q. IQP Q Text (English) 新约的历史批判简介:耶稣生平与来源Q (3)_柏林老怪_新浪博客. The Gospel Source Q.

N.T. Wright: The Gospel of John & Second Genesis. From Water Pots to Witnessing. John and the Synoptics. Things Omitted from John's Gospel. Major Differences Between John and the Synoptic Gospels. 13. Similarities among John's Gospel and the Synoptic Gospels. Did John Write His Gospel? Significance of the Vine Motif in John 15. Gospel of John Commentary: Who Wrote the Gospel of John and How Historical is It? John and the Synoptics. 何謂約翰福音?作者是誰? Amen, Amen Sayings in the Fourth Gospel. The Sacred Page: "I am the Bread of Life": Readings for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. 4 Bible verses about The New Covenant.

The New Covenant in a Nutshell. The Difference in Calling Jesus ‘Savior’ and ‘Lord’ and its Implications for Discipleship. Another Look at the “Lamb of God” Jesus as a Figure in History: How Modern Historians View the Man from Galilee - Mark Allan Powell - Google Books. Apostolic Letter Mane nobiscum Domine. The Original Hebrew word for "sin" has been wrongly translated... Its true meaning will pleasantly surprise you!

John The Baptist - Unification Theology - Young Oon Kim. Was John the Baptist really Elijah? A Christian Bible Study : John the Baptist. Jesus' Baptism: Its Historicity and Implications. The Baptism. Rebellion and Forgiveness. Is the New Birth in the Old Testament? or Why Was Christ So Hard On Nicodemus in John 3:10?Parchment and Pen Blog. Born Again or Begotten? (Part One) Is the New Birth in the Old Testament? or Why Was Christ So Hard On Nicodemus in John 3:10?Parchment and Pen Blog. Born Again Christians? Does the idea of being "born again" have a root earlier than John/Peter (or Jesus)? - Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange.

History of the Sanhedrin: Who was the Council? Where Did the Doctrine of Original Sin Come From. The Mystery of Melchizedek Solved! What Do Jews Believe About Resurrection & Afterlife? Who framed Mary Magdalene? 10 things you need to know about Jesus' Transfiguration. How long was Jesus’s earthly ministry? Repent: what does that mean?

More on that Empty Tomb–Our Earliest Witness Weighs In. That Empty Tomb. 誰給我們把石頭從墓門滾開呢? The Trial of Jesus: An Account. "BETWEEN TWO THIEVES" The Last Supper (Leonardo da Vinci)