Tag Info

New answers tagged

0

I can address the second question, And do other Christian groups share the same view as Catholics? from the perspective of the theology of Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) and the denominations that accept his theology. I am not a Catholic, nor am I particularly knowledgeable about the finer points of Catholic doctrine. However, drawing on Andrew's ...


5

The official position of the Catholic Church is that the Church is synonymous with the "chosen nation," and that the Church in Christ is the continuation of the righteous nation that God has set apart for himself since the beginning. Through the Catechism, the Church states that while God chose Abraham and his descendants through the promise the be his ...


-1

A non-Catholic perspective (see @Andrew's answer for a strictly Catholic perspective): God chose Abraham to be the father of many nations. Note that at this time there was not a Hebrew or Jewish tribe/nation. Why did God choose Abraham (Abram at the time)? Genesis 18:19 (Holman Christian Standard) For I have chosen him so that he will command his ...


-1

Holiness is the quality of being holy,a life that is full of godly character.Righteousness is to be upright in God, to be blamless. A righteousness man is also a holy man,both of them works together.


7

The O.P. asks about the Catholic position regarding the “emotions” of God, especially as found in the Old Testament. Based both on Scripture and sound philosophical principles, the Church holds that strictly speaking God (in His Divine Nature) does not have emotions in the same sense that human beings do, for the simple reason that He is not a human being. ...



Top 50 recent answers are included