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The error is confusing destruction with ceasing to exist. If I destroy my car in a road smash, it will still exist. There is no biblical basis for the view that unsaved souls are destroyed, also known as annihilation-ism. Many use verses which in context are talking about physical death, then apply these to spiritual death. Revelation gives a good ...


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Not wishing to reinvent the wheel, I would point to two answers that soundly answer your questions. Curiousdannii flagged up some deviations from 1st century biblical Christianity that got going, largely before any credal statements were formed. Even the Apostles’ Creed was not known to be recorded in its simplest form prior to A.D.400. Docetism, ...


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I was told that how Jesus conducted himself in the temple in Jerusalem could have been considered sinful meaning that not only Jesus could sin, but did sin. However it is debatable that driving out those in the temple is sinful for although he was clearly angry and perhaps even hateful towards those in the temple, it was to stop their own sinful practices ...


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Following curiousdanni's answer, I would also like to add on an important passage in understanding why there might be unclear in the dual nature of Jesus: Philippians 2:5-7. In this passage it's explained that although Jesus was equal to God in nature, so it would not be robbery to be equal with God (robbery like claiming a more advantaged person's ...


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"And the Word was God ... and the Word was made flesh" - John 1:1 & 1:14 "God was manifest in the flesh" - 1 Timothy 3:16 "... the gospel of God ... concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh; and declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of ...


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The writer to the Hebrews clearly declares the humanity of Christ for ‘in all things, it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren’, Heb 2:7, there being nothing of humanity to which he was a stranger, even temptation, for he was ‘tempted in all points like as we are’, Heb 4:5, ‘yet without sin'. Jesus speaks of his own human soul, ‘Now is my soul ...


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The two natures of Jesus Christ is a fairly natural conclusion when we consider what the New Testament says about him. Firstly, it's clear that Jesus has a human nature: he has a physical body, he sleeps, he hungers (Mark 11:12), he learns (Hebrews 5:8). More contentiously, Jesus is divine. The evidence for this is more debated. For example his miracles: ...


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Jesus was a (hu)man. At a minimum he was a man. 100% a man, not 50% man. He had everything every man has, an earthly biological body, that housed his soul and spirit. This is what makes a man a man. “There are heavenly bodies and earthly bodies, but the glory of the heavenly is of one kind, and the glory of the earthly is of another.” ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭15:...


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Scriptural Support The Gospels have at least 3 passages which show that Jesus could have sinned, from how Jesus exerted great effort to resist the temptations that He faced as a man (not as God, since James 1:13 says that "God cannot be tempted by evil."): The Devil tempted Jesus 3 times when Jesus was in a weakened state after 40 day of fasting (...


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Credit to user Mark Edward from whom this text is taken, from the end of a long answer to a different question I’m pasting it because it is the only text we found on the se addressing what Annihilationists use as basis. If you dislike it, you can try to provide a better answer. Annihilationism Where conditionalism defines human immortality as conditional ...


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In Derek Prince’s book “They Shall Expel Demons”, in chapter 11, he says demons are “disembodied spirit beings which have an intense craving to occupy physical bodies”, preferably human. And that their origin is unclear and there have been two main theories that proponents claim are supported by scripture: Fallen Angels associated with Satan in his ...


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I'd like to remind those not familiar with the LDS faith that their scriptures includes more than the Bible, including the Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price (I will still stay in the Bible, as there are scriptures but this will only be a partial picture of the LDS belief). In addition to this they believe in prophets who are ...


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The flesh is the mortal body that dies. The celestial body is the alien body. The heavenly body is the resurrected body that has physical immortality. The dead (flesh/she'll/mortal/corruptible) body (that is judged) either receives Spiritual/heavenly/immortal/incorruptible body which is put back into the dead body from Holy Spirit and lifts up the body to ...


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Although the word 'spirit' is used in the bible to refer to beings with personhood, it is not always used to identify a separate personhood, and often refers to the 'spirit' that belongs to some one. For example: Genesis 1:2 mentions the 'Spirit of God'. Genesis 45:27 mentions the 'Spirit of Jakob'. But in the case of the term 'the holy Spirit' or 'the holy ...


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Are there any Christian groups or denominations that teach how to discern between Godly, demonic and psychological experiences? Within the the Catholic Church, this seems to be a charismatic gift bestowed on certain individuals. I am sure the gift is bestowed on others of various denominations as well. 4 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same ...


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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints have teachings for this, though not with the phrasing demonic generally. When you believe an angel is visiting you D&C 129 offers guidance and you want to know what type of angel (of God or of Satan): 1 There are two kinds of beings in heaven, namely: Angels, who are resurrected personages, having bodies of ...


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