Why do you read? "Phenomenal Woman" from AND stilise: A book OF poems by Maya Angelou, copyright 1978 by Maya Angelou. I dont lay down the law for anybody elseRead more
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Ive discussed at greater length before, both religions, to an extent that perhaps neither likes to admit, are very much dualistic. Savior, declaring, jesus is Lord you will be saved from judgment and spend eternity with God in heaven. Jesus, the creator and eternal Son of God, who lived a sinless life, loves us so much that He died for our sins, taking the punishment that we deserve, was buried, and rose from the dead according to the, bible. My intent in providing this summary of Lees points is not simply so that we may learn a bit of history about a heresy that arose in the early church. Next, Augustine was attracted to the philosophy of Neoplatonism. Indeed, so determined new Form of Government in Hongkong was the Church to annihilate the Cathar movement that the Inquisition itself was called into being. (2) Knowledge that saves (Gnosticism) versus Knowledge of Mighty Acts (Christianity).
Ignorance is said to be the primary culprit of man's condition, not sin.28 Therefore, in no sense of the word can these documents be properly referred to as gospels. The earliest major Christian Gnostic movement, led by Bishop Valentinus, saw Christ as an emissary from the Divine (ie God the Father) who was able to enter into this world so as to lead humanity back to the Light. God' Word is false.
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In the New Testament Gospel accounts ( Matthew 18:10-14 ; Luke 15:1-7 the good shepherd chooses to go after the one lost sheep because the one needs him, not because he is unconcerned for the other ninety-nine. Through our connection with Christ - which the Valentinians believed could happen in this life, not the next - we were able to reconnect with the Light and so be redeemed from this world to our true selves. Written by Peter. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. Feel free to ask more. The Scriptures, then, are discounted as history and reinterpreted as a spring-board for speculation. Gnostic Christians believe it is possible to have direct experience of God's Light, they don't believe, as established Christianity does, that this is only possible after death.