I was thinking of Galatians 6:10:
Therefore, whilst we have time, let us work good to all men, but especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
St. Paul shows the proper order of charity, that those closer to us deserve our charity more.
St. Thomas Aquinas commentates:
But because we cannot do good to everyone, he presents the order in which ...
In putting together Jewish & Christian traditions, here is what I have come up with.
I think if we were to meet the prelapsarian Adam & Eve, in their naked glory, we would be tempted to worship them as one of the gods & goddess of Greek legend.
Although human, Adam & Eve were anatomically different than Homo sapiens. For example, Eve ...
One scholarly publication, a 2015 MDiv thesis by Mathew Thomas Hollen (of George Fox Evangelical Seminary, Portland, OR) Irenaeus Of Lyons: A Defense of Recapitulation, proposes to recover the FULL EXTENT of the theory of recapitulation, which now usually refers to merely the atonement aspect of salvation.
The theory is that the Pre-Fall Adam was created ...
Quotations from the early church fathers who support the Jewish year 6000 as significant to eschatology?
Before going, let us not forget the words of the Prince of the Apostle concerning Christ’s Second Coming:
Christ's Coming Judgment
1Behold this second epistle I write to you, my dearly beloved, in which I stir up by way of admonition your sincere mind: ...