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God through Jesus Christ or God-made-man Jesus Christ is the devil's conqueror CCC 539 The evangelists indicate the salvific meaning of this mysterious event: Jesus is the new Adam who remained faithful just where the first Adam had given in to temptation. Jesus fulfills Israel's vocation perfectly: in contrast to those who had once provoked God ...


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To add to Gordon James' well-sourced answer, I'd like to address a few of the remarks expressed in the question directly. "Why can't God simply make us all vanish? Maybe because God is not able to!" God certainly can. "Do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. But rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell." ...


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Check out at least these The Thomist articles:(note: the following is not an exhaustive listing of all The Thomist's articles on this topic) "Aquinas on Nature, Hypostasis, & the Metaphysics of the Incarnation" "Albert the Great & Thomas Aquinas on Person, Hypostasis, & Hypostatic Union," and especially:Jason L. A. West's "Aquinas on the ...


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Is this the one? John 8:24 ESV I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins. This is Jesus speaking to the Jews.


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The Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil makes reference to the knowledge of Good and evil (Torah) that would arise from the tree (heritage) of the Jews. As Paul puts it, this was a ministry of Death. Jews were forbidden to eat from this tree (read and study it on their own) without the guidance of a capable teacher, lest they die 'spiritually.' Adam and ...



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