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This answer, cognizant of the modern “peer-partnership” view of marriage, proceeds as follows: God created man male and female, in the image of God1. Man (male and female) images God (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit). The Old contains the New, which in turn reveals the Old. In the Old, God is husband to Israel2, in the New, Christ is the Bridegroom3 of the ...


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Your question comes from the Bible and the Bible also yields the answer! Love and respect are in relational union throughout the Bible, most notably love in the form of grace and respect in the form of faith. Eternal Life is the offspring of the marriage between grace/faith. Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith Romans 4:16 ...


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This is admittedly speculative, but there is probably no non-speculative answer for this question. Paul gave each member of the family advice that would best help them. Perhaps he knew there would be proud wives, unkind husbands, and unruly children. Of course all the advice is applicable to all the members of the family, but some may be needed more often ...


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Q. Is there any instructions given by the early church fathers on how to receive the gift of tongues? A. There isn't any [let alone specific] instructions given [let alone by early Church Fathers] on how to receive the gift of tongues. The Teaching of Church to which the Church Fathers adhered to, is that the Holy Spirit [and the gifts he brings with ...


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Neo-Platonism (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoplatonism_and_Christianity). Augustine was influenced by Neo-Platonism, as well as other Christian writers. I think you will find Neo-Platonism to be more more influential than Platonism. I am not expert in Philosophy enough to provide my own explanation. All I can do is provide some references. From the ...


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This is one of the popular misconception of trinity and incarnation. Jesus as Logos (The Word) is divine. He existed in that form for eternity in the Trinity. But the humanity of Christ did NOT exist before incarnation. Humanity of Christ consists of his human soul and body. Humans are made up of soul and body, so when Christ became human, ie., when he took ...



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