What does Jesus mean when he said blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe?
People who believe in Jesus who haven't seen him believe by faith and are blessed as opposed with people who actually walked with him, having had an extra reason to believe. It's easier to believe what you see than what you don't see.
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No one knows when Jesus will return to take believers to heaven. And there is no signs given that gives us a clue except clues to the Second Coming of Christ to earth. Many say that there is a period of 7 years between the coming of Jesus for His children and the Second Coming, and now many in this… age can see signs of the Second Coming. If this is so then Jesus' return for His children is near. ( Full Answer )
Jesus meant that we all thirst for something...think about it, we all have an empty space deep down. A space that only Jesus can fill.
oh the blind man cried..i cannot see...thou son of david,have mercy on me..then Jesus stooped..so sweet and low. and he said arise..thy faith hath made thee whole..if Jesus said it..i believe it..his word cannot lie..if it's written in the bible,i'll believe it til i die..tho'the mountains be remove…d..and cast into the sea..God's word will live forever..thru out eternity. My Father said there is plenty of room..and Jesus said I'm coming soon..to catch away my waiting Bride and take her home over on the other side. If Jesus said it I believe it..his word cannot lie.. if it is written in the Bible I'll believe it til I die..though the mountains be removed and cast into the sea.. God's word will last forever.. throughout eternity ( Full Answer )
Answer A Because Muslims believe that Jesus Christ (peace be upon him) will be the only one who can defeat the anti Christ and the nonbelievers. We believe that Jesus Christ (peace be upon him) did not die, but was lifted bodily, by the All Mighty God, to heaven. It was only made to appear that he …died on the cross. Answer B . Muslims believe that Jesus was not crucified. They believe that the enemies of Jesus (peace upon him) plotted and planned to crucify Jesus. However, God miraculously saved Jesus and raised him up to Him (to God). God, the all powerful and the all capable, put the likeness of Jesus (peace upon him) over another man. The enemies of Jesus (peace upon him) thought that the this other man is Jesus and they took him and crucified him. God has said: . "...They said, "We killed the Messiah Jesus, son of Mary, the messenger of God." They did not kill him, nor did they crucify him, but the likeness of him was put on another man (and they killed that man)... "(Quran, 4/157) . Quran says with,meaning English translation, . " ... Allah (God) raised him up unto himself; and Allah is Exalted in Power and Wise.. and there is none of the people of the Book but must believe in him before his death; and on the day of Judgment he will be a witness against them" (Quran, 4/158-159) The generally accepted Muslim view is that Jesus is still living in the body in the Heaven and that he will appear just before the Final Day , after the coming of the Mahdi, when the world will be purified of sin and unbelief. There will be a final death before the final Resurrection, but all will have believed before that final death. More Information . In Islam religion, Jesus (peace be upon him) is believed as one of the greatest prophets and one of the greatest messengers of God to mankind. . In the Quran, there is a complete chapter (chapter 19) titled 'Mariam' (Mary) that confirms Mariam virgin birth. The Quran states the following on the birth of Jesus (peace be upon him): Jesus was born as miracle by the word and command of God. This command is, as said in Quran, the same command that had brought Adam into being with neither a father nor a mother. During the prophetic mission of Jesus (peace be upon him), Jesus performed many miracles. God tells us that Jesus said:. " I have come to you with a sign from your Lord. I make for you the shape of a bird out of clay, I breathe into it, and it becomes a bird by God's permission. I heal the blind from birth and the leper. And I bring the dead to life by God's permission. And I tell you what you eat and what you store in your houses...." (Quran, 3/49) ( Full Answer )
Christians believe that the Messiah came once to live on earth as a human, and that He is now in Heaven, and will come back someday. So we are expecting His second coming, not His first coming.
It's a formal version of the phrase "you ain't seen nothing yet", which means that a lot is yet to be reveiled. If someone does something cool or something, he might use the phrase to imply that although what he just did was a hard thing to do he is capable of doing some even more impressive thing…s. ( Full Answer )
Some Jews may personally believe that Jesus was a real, historical person, but do not believe that he was their promised Messiah, nor that he was the Son of God. To further clarify, the Christian concept of Messiah simply does not exist in Judaism. According to the Tanach (Jewish Bible) God will …never be man or son of man so the claim of a person being the literal child of God is a direct violation of God's word. ( Full Answer )
ANSWER . For one, Jehovah's Witnesses not only believe in the return of Jesus Christ, we believe thet events on earth such as war, eathquake, famine, disease, crime, lack of security, and the critical times we live in, are proof from the Bible that Jesus has already returned, in the sence that he… has taken authority as King of God's Kingdom. He has sat down on his throne, and he is now ruling. (Matthew 24:3-14; 2 Timothy 3:1-5; see also Luke chapter 21 and Mark chapter 13) . And (Jesus) shall be a Sign (for the coming of) the Hour (of Judgment): therefore have no doubt about the (Hour), but follow ye Me: this is a Straight Way. [Qur'an 43:61]. According to Islamic tradition, Jesus' descent will be in the midst of wars fought by the Mahdi ( lit . "the rightly guided one"), as the redeemer of Islam, against the Antichrist ("false messiah") and his followers. Jesus will descend at the point of a white arcade in Damascus, dressed in yellow robes - his head anointed. He will then join the Mahdi in his war against the Dajjal. Jesus, considered in Islam as a Muslim, will abide by the Islamic teachings. Eventually, Jesus will slay the Dajjal, and then everyone from the people of the book ( ahl al-kitÄb , referring to Jews and Christians) will believe in him. Thus, there will be one community, that of Islam. . After the death of the Mahdi, Jesus will assume leadership. This is a time associated in Islamic narrative with universal peace and justice. Islamic texts also allude to the appearance of Gog and Magog, ancient tribes which will disperse and cause destruction on earth. God, in response to Jesus' prayers, will kill them by sending a type of worm in the napes of their necks , Jesus' rule is said to be around forty years, after which he will die. Muslims will then perform the funeral prayer for him and then bury him in the city of Medina in a grave left vacant beside Muhammad, Abu Kabr and Umar (companions of Muhammad and the first and second Muslim caliphs respectively). ( Full Answer )
"The Best Is Yet to Come" was sung by Frank Sinatra in 1964 from his album, It Might as Well be Swing. It's one of the many songs he is known for and it is the last song he sang in public.
Antioch. . Acts 11:26 (King James Version) . 26 And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.
This sentence is taken from the prayer, the "Hail Mary" and the Gospel of St. Luke 1:42 "Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb." The "Hail Mary" is addressing Mary, the mother of God. It is her womb that is being spoken of in this sentence. The fruit of Mary's womb, that… is, the child born of it, is Jesus. "blessed" is the predicate of "Jesus", Who is the fruit of Mary's womb. The sense is thus: "Blessed is Jesus, the fruit of thy womb". ( Full Answer )
catholics believe that jesus died and rose from the dead and the day he rose from the dead is called easter...
Jesus said His kingdom is not of this world and at the 'last supper' He said He would not drink of the fruit of the vine again until the kingdom of God comes- are believers living in His kingdom now?
that's a good question. i think he was referring to the kingdom as a place ... and not a group of persons
\nYes. Jesus was rebuking Thomas's lack of faith in the Gospel According to John 20:28-29.
Jews and Muslims go to heaven; Daoists are reincarnated until they achieve perfect knowledge and goodness, as are some Buddhists. Atheists are buried and their existence comes to an end, just as they believe that the existence of all people ends at death, regardless of beliefs.
Yes, Muslims believe that Jesus will come again before the Resurrection Day. They believe that Jesus is not yet dead but he was risen by God to the Heavens and that He will be back again and calls people to worship God as the one and only one God with no partner and no son. Then he will die as other… people and be back to life again on the Resurrection Day. Quran says: "And [for] their (the Jews) saying, "Indeed, we have killed the Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary, the messenger of Allah (or God)." And they did not kill him, nor did they crucify him; but [another] was made to resemble him to them. And indeed, those who differ over it are in doubt about it. They have no knowledge of it except the following of assumption. And they did not kill him, for certain. Rather, Allah raised him to Himself. And ever is Allah Exalted in Might and Wise. And there is none from the People of the Scripture but that he will surely believe in Jesus before his death. And on the Day of Resurrection he will be against them a witness." (4:157-159) ( Full Answer )
when jesus says come as you are ge means come as yourself and dont act like anyone else because he loves you
The Hebrew word Messiah means "the anointed". In earlier times, kings were anointed to show that they were accepted as rightful kings of Judah; the practice was also followed when high priests were appointed. The Greek translation of Messiah is Christ . After the Babylonian Exile ended the J…udahite monarchy, the expectation grew that, one day, a new leader would come and would lead Judah to military victory over its enemies. This leader would be anointed and would be known as the Messiah. The Gospels have Jesus saying he was the Messiah, or Christ, not as the military leader that most Jews expected, but a spiritual Messiah who would lead his people to a spiritual victory. ( Full Answer )
Jesus said "mine hour is not yet come"... which i think meansthat it is not time for him to be crucified yet.
Jesus knew his time on Earth was short, and the Holy Prophecy was at hand. Therefore, he gave his disciples the Holy Sacrament, symbolic of his body and his blood. It is a covenant for us to be "Christ-like". So when he says, "Do this in memory of me", he's telling them (and all of us) to be Christ-…like. ( Full Answer )
Not necessarily. Kwanzaa is not a religious holiday, despite popular belief. Contrarily, it is a cultural celebration originating only a few decades ago. It was created by the people of Africa and celebrates their culture.
it means that Jesus also died and he went to hell. 'hell' does not mean the place of Satan or something. it means he also went among the dead.
his is not correct. Jesus said that no one comes to the father but through me.
Did you mean intended? If so the apostle you are thinking of is named: Thomas. Also known as Didimus.
Of course, Muslims believe that Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is the God prophet who came after prophet Jesus (or Eissa) peace be upon him. They believe that prophet Muhammad is God prophet and messenger; who followed Jesus; to convey to all people the God revelation of Qur'an that was reveal…ed to him by Allah (or God in English and same God worshiped in Judaism and Christianity) through the angel Jibril (or Gabriel). Refer to related questions below on why Qur'an was revealed and the proofs on the Qur'an divinity. ( Full Answer )
If Jesus is supposed to be fully God and yet fully man while on earth how could he have said that no one has seen God at any time as he does in John 1 18 and 6 46 and not be lying?
John 1:18 No one has ever seen God , that is, in a full and complete way (cf. 6:46 ), but some people did see partial revelations of God in the OT. To see God in Christ would be far better (see 14:6 ). Some ancient manuscripts say "the only Son" here (see esv footnote), but the earliest manuscrip…ts say the only God (using the same word for "only" as 1:14 , meaning "unique, one-of-a-kind"). John refers to two different persons here as "God," as he did in v. 1 . John concludes the prologue by emphasizing what he taught in v. 1 : Jesus as the Word is God, and he has revealed and explained God to humanity. It is true - no man has seen God completely in all his glory. He has always been veiled in some way. Jesus' human body was one of these ways. He was still fully God spiritually. Answer: Jesus is talking about "the Father" in these passages... not Himself. The confusion lies in the belief that God is a "trinity"... believing that God is "one person" all wrapped up in three [???]. This convoluted thought is guaranteed to keep the finite human mind reeling. Jesus says: "I and My Father are one" (John 10:30)... not... 'I and My Father and the Holy Spirit are one.' Believe Him... or don't. And because men don't believe what He says, they are confused by their own religious notions and ideas of what "being one" means. When Jesus says, "...for this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be ONE FLESH ..." (Matt.19:5)... does He mean that they are the SAME PERSON? Or are they [or supposed to be] " ONE in purpose " and mission, in their rearing of their children in the knowledge and wisdom of the Lord? When Jesus prayed to His Father, and said: "...Neither pray I for these [His disciples]alone, but for them also [future generations] which shall believe on Me through their word; that they all MAY BE ONE ; as thou, Father, ART IN ME , and I IN THEE , that THEY ALSO MAY BE ONE IN US ..." (John 17:20-21) - ARE THEY ALL THE SAME PERSON? Or is God, His Christ and His Church ALL ONE IN PURPOSE AND MISSION... bound together by God's power, the Holy Spirit, the "earnest" by which He "seals" His Children? "...God [the Father]; who hath also sealed us , and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts." (II Cor. 1:21-22) "...God [the Father], who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit..." (II Cor.5:5). "... ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise , which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of His glory." (Eph.1:14) An "earnest" is: 1) "something of value given by a buyer to a seller to bind a bargain. 2) "a token of what is to come; a pledge." The Holy Spirit isn't a "person"... it's God's POWER. And it's not to be taken lightly when a person agrees to let Jesus Christ purchase him from bondage to Satan and becomes Jesus' slave and servant... a tiny spark of God's Holy Spirit is given to him as a "token or pledge" of their personal "business deal"... and seals the deal until Jesus comes back and "delivers the goods" as it were. "...and unto them that look for Him SHALL HE APPEAR THE SECOND TIME WITHOUT SIN UNTO SALVATION." (Heb.9:28) God isn't a trinity... God is a FAMILY. A single family unit, made up of more than one person - at the moment the Father and the Son - that's unified by the Father's POWER, the Holy Spirit. The same power that unifies His "called-out-ones." Not all the same person, but many people... sealed and destined to become Family Members born into the God Family. God will not be limited by man with his "trinitarian" notions. He is pro-creating Himself into the Divine Family of God of untold number... too many to count. "...in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thee as THE STARS OF THE HEAVEN , and as THE SAND WHICH IS UPON THE SEA SHORE ..." (Gen.22:17). Jesus Christ was the Almighty Creator God of the Old Testament (John 1:3)... that Family Member of the God Family speaking and executing the work the Father commanded Him to do. The Father has always remained in the background... out of sight and sound. It is the Father that no man has ever seen or heard... not Jesus. It was Jesus Christ in His Divine Spirit form, the backside of which Moses saw... not the Father. The trinity has man all confused. A condition that will keep him that way until Jesus returns to reveal the Truth that he refuses to believe in His written Word. Jesus is not a liar. He and His Father are one. Not the same person, but one in purpose in bringing mankind into the God Family. The number of which will be way more than three... an untold number that would blow the finite human mind if men would believe what He says. ( Full Answer )
Christian Answer Jesus was a Rabbi. So he taught the Jews. Yes, The Jewish know Jesus was real, but they do not believe he was THIER messiah . Even though Jesus said he was saving all people, they are still in trust of the Lord to send their "Jesus" or messiah. Jewish Answer The previous… answer is incorrect. There is no Jewish belief about Jesus. Individual Jews have various opinions, but all these opinions are not founded in Judaism. Judaism makes no comments whatsover on Jesus, and the concept of a Jewish messiah is extremely different than the Christian concept of Jesus. ( Full Answer )
No he did not walk away from people who didnt balive him. He prayed to his Father about it.
Jesus walked for three and a half years with his 12 disciples, and many times he told them off for their lack of faith. Even Judas, who never really believed in him - Judas walked away from Jesus. Jesus did not walk away from him.
In something Wicca this way comes What dose Prue mean when she said So What the Wolfgang puck knock off didn't hire you yet?
She was calling the Chef who interveiwed Piper a Wolfgang Puckwanna-be. Wolfgang Puck is a well known chef (it would be likecalling a singer a Britney Spears Knock-off).
Jesus mentions this within His description of the coming "Great Tribulation" [Matt.24:9-29], as it's come to be called. A prophesied unprecedented time like no other in world history. It's a pivotal sign He says to watch for that leads to His being revealed to the world as its "King" and the establ…ishment of God's Kingdom on earth. It all focuses around "Jerusalem"... as we see today the course of global events being determined by what is happening in the Middle East and that city to which so many peoples and religions lay claim. "Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about... in that day will I make Jerusalem A BURDENSOME STONE FOR ALL PEOPLE: all that burden themselves with it SHALL BE CUT IN PIECES, though ALL THE PEOPLE OF THE EARTH BE GATHERED TOGETHER AGAINST IT." (Zech.12:2-3) Jesus is talking about a time when the things going on in Jerusalem will affect the survival of all life on earth, which is a modern realization brought on by man's advanced and advancing nuclear, biological, chemical [and who knows what else] war-making and mass-killing capabilities. "For then shall be GREAT TRIBULATION, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be [again]. And except those days SHOULD BE SHORTENED, there should NO FLESH BE SAVED: but for the elect's sake [the 'elect' being God's saints on the earth] THOSE DAYS SHALL BE SHORTENED." (Matt.24:21-22) He describes a situation that requires quick action to escape from the city. "...let them which be in Judaea FLEE INTO THE MOUNTAINS: let them which is on the housetop [a practice still common in the Middle East today] not come down to take anything out of his house: neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes." (Matt.24:16-18) The danger will be imminent with only a matter of minutes to escape whatever peril is coming. A peril involving something disgusting to God being set up on the Temple Mount... and the surrounding of Jerusalem by armies. "And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!" (verse 19) Returning for "clothes" is one thing... but what about the children? Can you leave them while you flee into the mountains? Going back for the children or being pregnant or lugging nursing children as you seek refuge in a panicky, perilous and fluid situation doesn't bode well for one's survival. It will obviously be a time of WAR [which is a constant in the Middle East - if not the world in general]... and in these days of the rapid deployment of forces and fast-moving and portable weaponry... and the willingness of men to use it all... the "burdensome" influence of the events in Jerusalem today to start World War III is a very real [and prophesied] possibility and concern of all the nations on earth. Children are a "pain" to a parent... and worth it all. They are the parents' life... their reason for being. They are the innocents of the world whom grownups both pity... and envy. All in the instantaneous thought of mere seconds; the parent is sorry that the children must suffer life's lessons as they did... while wishing that they could return to that "pure innocent state" of existence themselves. Procreation was God's first command to the first people: "...male and female created He them. And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth..." (Gen.1:27-28). Jesus understands the loving burden of children -- mankind is His creation and His burden. It's He who makes it possible for grownups to become "innocent children" again. And He acknowledged the difficult role of pregnant women and those suckling an infant, a life's burden that becomes a life-threatening feat [courage and strength] in time of war. "Woe" unto them, Jesus says. "Alas!" A primary exclamation of grief. They are the primary innocents that suffer the greatest as men wage the wars. As the NIV says: "How dreadful it will be in those days for pregnant women and nursing mothers!" Jesus merely made mention of the woman's unique plight in life... made increasingly dreadful in war and the coming distress of the Great Tribulation. It's all a warning. People, animals, plants [all things that live] die in war. And along with man's technological advances in waging wars and killing more things more efficiently -- comes the increased capability to erase all of it, altogether [as the prophecy warns] from off the face of the planet. It's a warning... and it's coming. It's a word to the wise to PRAY... always... that we might be spared. Even though, sooner or later, that generation will come along [our generation?] that shall live the events of the prophecy. Some think these prophecies have already been fulfilled... but the eradication of all life on earth in so many combinations of ways has never been possible until now. And as He ran down the list of "signs" His disciples inquired of as to when He would reveal to the world the Kingdom of God and Himself as its King... He also interjected warnings and cautions of which they [and we] need to be aware -- along with a heartfelt mention of the impact it would have on pregnant women and those nursing infants. Mankind has been learning the hard lessons of sin [breaking God's Commandments - I John 3:4] these roughly 6000 years of his existence. And it's all been leading him straight into the prophesied unprecedented time of the Great Tribulation at the conclusion of the lesson. And as man's technology out-distances his ability to control it, and World War III becomes "thinkable" to him, and the end of life on earth becomes a very real possiblity -- Jesus didn't want to forget to mention the women; the life-givers, and the innocents, and the unique "grief" they bear. ( Full Answer )
One must first understand what the 'mourning' is which Jesus is referring to. It's not referring to mourning in general. James 4:8-10 explains that our own sinful state and subsequently our alienation from Jehovah God , should be a cause for mourning. They are 'comforted' when they learn that …their sins can be forgiven by exercising faith in Christ's sacrifice; and that they can gain a relationship with Almighty God. Ezekiel 9:4 shows that we should also mourn over the horrible conditions in the world which dishonors God . We are comforted to learn that God has promised to 'cut off' all evildoers; and that only 'meek ones will inherit the earth, with an abundance of peace.' Psalm 37:9-11 And while we might mourn the death of a loved one ; -- we are blessed to learn that Jehovah God has promised to raise the dead 'on the last day'. John 11:24. ( Full Answer )
I don't know which blessing that you're referring to, but the books with the words of Jesus are found in Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
Jesus said, "I thirst." with an 'i,' not a 'u.' "I thirst," means "I'm thirsty. I need/want a drink."
I think Jehovah's (Witnesses) have believed in Jesus since they started in the late 1870's.
What verse of the bible that God mention those who believe the son Jesus Christ cannot come to the father?
You probably mean John 14:6 below: . Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me [John 14:6]. And what did Jesus mean by "No one". What about all the men and women who have lived and died before Jesus was born and who did not know o…r hear about Jesus will their salvation be through Jesus too? I don't think so! Jesus was only sent to the Jews [Matthew 15:24] and none of the Jews of Jesus' era will taste salvation unless they believed in Jesus. ( Full Answer )
The only time that it is recorded that Jesus said this, is in response to a question from two of his disciples as to where he was staying, and his answer is to your question too: Master,) where dwellest thou? He saith unto them, Come and see. They came and saw where he dwelt, and abode with hi…m that day: for it was about the tenth hour. (John 1.38,39) ( Full Answer )
Acts 16:29-31 - Then he called for a light, ran in, and fell down trembling before Paul and Silas . And he brought them out and said, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?" So they said, "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household." [NKJV]
A: The most famous of these teachings are the eight beatitudes found in Matthew , four of which are in Luke , although with some differences. This four are believed to have been copied by both authors from the hypothetical 'Q' document, a book of sayings attributed to Jesus, and could therefore …have actually been spoken by Jesus. The remaining four beatitudes, in Matthew only, can be found in various earlier sources, making it somewhat less likely that they were really spoken by Jesus. Matthew . Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven . They that mourn: for they will be comforted . The meek: for they shall inherit the earth . They which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. . The merciful: for they shall obtain mercy . The pure in heart: for they shall see God . The peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God . they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Luke . Blessed are the poor, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven - The first beatitude in Matthew is closer to the original in 'Q', but this reflects Luke's concern for the poor. . Those who are weeping, for they will laugh . The hungry, for they will be satisfied - Again, the author of Luke has altered the original, as seen in Matthew, to suit a concern for the poor and hungry. . Followers of the Son of Man, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. ( Full Answer )
The song Jesus I Believe What You Said was made popular by singer Evie Tornquist. Lyrics and music to the song were written by Bill and Gloria Gaither.
It means you are dead to the world and alive in him, OR it could mean you have his back....unless you see his face.
The word shortened means 'cut short.' Short of speeding up Earth's revolutions and making the days themselves subsequently "shorter," (which could be an implication but most likely isn't [See Jeremiah 33:19-22]) we are left with the understanding that it is the number of days that are cut short.… He meant "if the number of those days were not cut short ," implying that the number of days originally intended to occur was to be significantly more than those which finally eventuate. ( Full Answer )
Here is the Scripture that you refer to: Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake (John 14.11) Jesus said this in response to Philip's question, "Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us." (John 14.8) Philip was one of Jesus' twel…ve disciples and had seen many of Jesus' miracles, and Jesus was reminding him that: "he that hath seen me hath seen the Father;" (John 14.9) And - "he doeth the works." (John 14.10) And so Jesus' works prove his statement: Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? (John 14.10) ( Full Answer )
Hes referring to the sin nature of mankind. The part of us that we have before salvation. (We also keep this after salvation, but are discouraged to embrace it.) Sin nature is also referred to as "flesh" or "fleshly things" or "earthly things."
Who said Those who believe no explanation is necessary those who do not believe no explanation is possible?
"To one who has faith, no explanation isnecessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible." â St. Thomas Aquinas
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (or "Mormons") do indeed believe that the Savior has already come to the earth, and that he will come again. He was born in the meridian of time to a young woman named Mary, and ministered to the Jews before being crucified and resurrected. … When the Savior appeared to the prophet Joseph Smith it was to begin the work of the restoration of truths and doctrines that had long been lost to the earth. We do not count this as his Second Coming because it did not fulfill all of the conditions prophesied anciently. His Second Coming has long been foretold. The Church teaches that the time for the Second Coming is near, although the precise time is not known to mankind. ( Full Answer )
A: Any suggestion ofdoubt is totally absent from the synoptic gospels ( Matthew,Mark and Luke ), but John's Gospel casts Thomas in therole of the doubting apostle, especially in the resurrection storyof John's Gospel. When Jesus appeared to the assembled disciples on the evening ofhis resurrect…ion in Luke's Gospel, all eleven were there but inJohn's Gospel, Thomas was not there. His absence was significant,because when Jesus breathed on the disciples and gave them the HolySpirit (20:22), Thomas was the only disciple not to receive theHoly Spirit. Eight days later, Jesus again appeared to thedisciples at a meal in the same room, but this time Thomas wasthere. Thomas had expressed doubts when told that Jesus had beenseen alive, but on seeing Jesus he was convinced. The respected New Testament scholar, Elaine Pagels, says there is atheme in John's Gospel of portraying Thomas as constantly doubtingJesus. She says that comparative texts indicate that there wasrivalry between members of the Johannine community and otherChristians who believed they followed the apostle Thomas. Bycreating the notion of "doubting Thomas" and by portraying Thomasas the only disciple not to receive the Holy Ghost, John's Gospelundermines to status of Saint Thomas. ( Full Answer )
John 7:1-9 The Jewish Feast of Tabernacles was at hand in Jerusalem and Jesus' unbelieving brothers asked Him why are you waiting around, go to the feast. Jesus answered them saying "My time has not come yet." In other words Jesus was completely dependant on the Father's direction and the Father had… not told Him to go to Jerusalem. (Jesus was in constant contact with the Father and obeyed Him). In the first verse we are told that the Jews sought to kill Jesus. Jesus knew that a time was coming for Him to die on the cross of Calvary, but this was not the time. Jesus answered, "But your time is always ready". The unbelieving brothers were not under God's time table, they didn't even believe so they could do whatever. Their time was any time. ( Full Answer )
Jesus came for both the good and those who are not so that at theend of the day everyone sees the kingdom.
hey cooked, served, cleaned, washed clothes, made beer orentertained, washing clothes and working on the garden.