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On the meaning of Christ

Knox, John

On the meaning of Christ

being the William Belden Noble lectures delivered in Havard University, 1947.

by Knox, John

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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

The Physical Object
Pagination117p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18109714M

BOOK ONE THOUGHTS HELPFUL IN THE LIFE OF THE SOUL. The First Chapter IMITATING CHRIST AND DESPISING ALL VANITIES ON EARTH. HE WHO follows Me, walks not in darkness," says the Lord. By these words of Christ we are advised to imitate His life and habits, if we wish to be truly enlightened and free from all blindness of heart. The book approaches the Ascension thematically, making it a useful teaching tool. Its themes arise from the categories in which the Church Fathers employed the doctrine. Gerrit Dawson shows the Ascension to be a vital key to understanding in a fresh way the person and work of Christ, union with Christ, the mission of the church in the world.

“The book is a curiosity to me, it is such a pretentious affair, and yet so ‘slow,’ so sleepy; such an insipid mess of inspiration. It is chloroform in print. If Joseph Smith composed this book, the act was a miracle—keeping awake while he did it was, at any rate.” Mark Twain, Roughing It (NY: Harper & Brothers, ), chapter The. Meaning of Christ. What does Christ mean? We ought to reverence books; to look on them as useful and mighty things. If they are good and true, whether they are about religion, politics, farming, trade, law, or medicine, they are the message of Christ, the maker of all things -- the teacher of all truth.

Gospel definition is - the message concerning Christ, the kingdom of God, and salvation. How to use gospel in a sentence. Psalm The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.. Jude Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called. I recently received a .


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This book also contains an appendix with practical answers to thirty frequently asked questions regarding the meaning and application of the cross of Christ. All proceeds from this book go to support Christian evangelism and provide aid to members of the body of Christ 5/5(12).

The Hebrew word meaning the same thing is Mashiach, or as we know it—Messiah. So Christ is really more a title than it is a name, although the Bible uses it both ways. For example, the Bible often refers to Jesus by name as “Jesus Christ,” just as we do in modern usage (see Matthew18; Mark ; John ; ; Acts ; Romansetc.).

Overall, Christ the Meaning of History is a fantastic book that only continues to grow in relevance. I highly recommend it for those interested in living as faithful Christians in the world of history.

Read more. 11 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report by: 6. Meaning of Christ In The Bible. The Greek word for “Christ” is Christos and the Hebrew word is meshiakh and both mean “anointed one.” Sometimes “Christ” appears before “Jesus” such as “Christ Jesus” and other times if follows the name “Jesus,” such as “Jesus Christ.” John and actually defines “Christ.

Christ definition is - messiah. First Known Use of Christ. Noun. before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1. Further, the title of “Christ” comes from the Greek word “Christos”, meaning ‘anointed’. It is translated from the Hebrew word “Mashiach”, or “Messiah”.

Both Christ and Messiah mean “the anointed one of God”. You may often hear the Hebrew words “Mashiach Nagid” which in English means “Messiah the King”.

What is the true definition. In this book, Marcus J Borg explores some of the big On the meaning of Christ book we ask about Christianity and the Bible. Bringing in the thoughts and viewpoints of both the leading conservative Jesus scholar, N.T.

Wright, and the leading liberal Christ scholar, On the meaning of Christ book Borg, we find the debate on the meaning of widely divergent views of. The Book of Revelation in the Bible is one of the more difficult books of the Bible to understand.

A Testimony of Jesus Christ is a commentary that explains some of the mysteries of Revelation. The primary books of the Bible pertaining to end times prophecy are the book of Daniel, the book of Ezekiel and the book of Revelation.

Though a challenging area of study, Eschatology helps believers understand the prophetic passages of Scripture and how to live the Christian life in preparation for the end times. Go To Book of Colossians Index.

Title: Colossians is named for the city of Colossae, where the church it was addressed to was located. It was also to be read in the neighboring church at Laodicea ().

Authorship - Date: This letter was written by Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ (; compare verse 23; ). Though he did not personally know the recipients, Paul was.

Book of James explained, half brother of Chirst. Go To James Index. Title: James, like all of the general epistles except Hebrews, is named after its author (verse 1).

Authorship: The author is identified only as James, and there are four men so named in the New Testament. Yet the evidence unquestionably favors one candidate. W hy was the Book of Jude written.

Was Jude one of the disciples and if not, who was he. What was the purpose of the Book of Jude. What was Jude.

Jude which in Hebrew is Judas was one of four half-brothers of Jesus Christ (Mark ; Matt ).). He is not the same Judas as the Apostle Judas who was the son of James (Luke ; Acts ). Just like Jesus’ other family. The Imitation of Christ is a Christian devotional book by Thomas à Kempis, first composed in Latin (as De Imitatione Christi) ca.

– It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member. The Imitation is perhaps the most widely read Christian devotional work next to the Bible, and is regarded as a devotional and.

(“In Christ,” or almost identical expressions, are used over times in the New Testament.) I understand that being “in Christ” means belonging to Jesus, being in union and in unity with him, but the phrase has not really “gelled” with me. The simple and often intended meaning of "in Christ" or "in the Lord" is to denote a relation with Christ.

Hence, Paul wrote, "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ" (Eph. 1: 3). In these instances of "in Christ," to be in Christ is tantamount to. In Christian eschatology, the Antichrist, or anti-Christ, is a person prophesied by the Bible to oppose Christ and substitute himself in Christ's place before the Second term (including one plural form) is found five times in the New Testament, solely in the First and Second Epistle of John.

The Antichrist is announced as the one "who denies the Father and. By doing this, we can then consider the meaning of the shedding of the Precious Blood of Christ.

We all know that blood is biologically part of our body. However, blood is also intimately associated with the vital element of the individual as a person. That is why we give to the Blood of Christ all the adoration due to Christ Himself. Christ. anointed, the Greek translation of the Hebrew word rendered "Messiah" (q.v.), the official title of our Lord, occurring five hundred and fourteen times in the New Testament.

It denotes that he was anointed or consecrated to his great redemptive work as. What is Look at the Book. You look at a Bible text on the screen. You listen to John Piper. You watch his pen “draw out” meaning.

You see for yourself whether the meaning is really there. And (we pray!) all that God is for you in Christ explodes with faith, and joy, and love. of the Bible when understood in a system of Christ-centered bibli-cal interpretation.

That is the same system of interpretation that is taught at Westminster today and is affirmed so clearly in this book. I am also glad to see that this book clearly explains and rejects alter-native approaches that deny the complete truthfulness of Scripture.

Bible Class Book on Hebrews (The Superiority of Christ and His Covenant). This booklet by Gene Taylor has an excellent introduction to the book of Hebrews and a complete outline of the book.

After the introduction there are seven more lesson consisting of a series of questions over the Bible text (PDF file size: k). John, who was exiled on the Island of Patmos by the Romans for his testimony about Jesus Christ and nearing the end of his life, wrote the book in approximately A.D.

Written To The book of Revelation is addressed to believers, “his servants,” of the churches in seven cities of the Roman province of Asia.John Stott would insist, however, that the importance of the book ultimately lies in the subject itself.

There is no greater, no more challenging task for a Chris-tian leader than to set out the meaning of the cross for the church and for the world. John Stott’s masterly examination takes the form of four major sections: 2 Ibid., pp. 93 − 3.