Jesus appears at the empty tomb to Mary Magdalene (who initially fails to recognise him), then to the disciples minus Thomas, then to all the disciples including Thomas (the “doubting Thomas” episode), finishing with an extended appearance in Galilee to Peter and six (not all) of the disciples.
Christology (from Greek Χριστός Khristós and -λογία, -logia), literally “the understanding of Christ,” is the study of the nature (person) and work (role in salvation) of Jesus Christ. It studies Jesus Christ’s humanity and divinity, and the relation between these two aspects; and the role he plays in salvation.
“Kevin Malarkey … concocted a story that, during the time Alex was in a coma, he had gone to Heaven , communicated with God the Father, Jesus, angels, and the devil, and then returned ,” the complaint says.
The most basic explanation for the hypostatic union is Jesus Christ being both God and man. Although he is God and human, yet Christ is not two, but one. He is one, however, not by his divinity being turned into flesh, but by God’s taking humanity to himself.
9 Now when he was risen early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons.
The transformation of water into wine at the Marriage at Cana or Wedding at Cana is the first miracle attributed to Jesus in the Gospel of John.
Jesus ‘ name in Hebrew was “Yeshua” which translates to English as Joshua.
The latter gives a soteriological emphasis to the incarnation: the Son of God became a man so that he could save us from our sins. The former, on the other hand, speaks of the incarnation as a fulfilment of the Love of God, of his desire to be present and living amidst humanity , to “walk in the garden” with us.
The earliest Christians maintained that Jesus was a human being who was made God – a god – a divine being. Later they ended up saying that Jesus was born to the union of God and a mortal because the Holy Spirit came upon Mary and that’s how she conceived Jesus , so Jesus literally had God as his father.
According to the post-biblical Jewish Midrash, eight people went to (or will go to) heaven (also referred to as the Garden of Eden and paradise) alive: Enoch , Noah ‘s great grandfather (Genesis 5:22–24) Elijah (2 Kings 2:11) Serah , daughter of Asher, son of Jacob (Midrash Yalkut Shimoni (Yechezkel 367))
The ‘anointed’ Based on their understanding of scriptures such as Revelation 14:1-4, Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that exactly 144,000 faithful Christians go to heaven to rule with Christ in the kingdom of God.
The World English Bible translates the passage as: Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will . enter into the Kingdom of Heaven ; but he who. does the will of my Father who is in heaven .
A Trinity doctrine is commonly expressed as the statement that the one God exists as or in three equally divine “Persons”, the Father , the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Every term in this statement (God, exists, as or in, equally divine, Person) has been variously understood.
Christians believe that there is only one God , who is the creator and sustainer of the world. They believe that God is three Persons – the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit – known as the Trinity. Religious Studies.