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Why did God punish himself for the sins of man?

First, God does not make mistakes. If he did, He would not be God. A little over a year ago, I shared a little homily with some Christians at a small church in my hometown. In my introduction I said, &...
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Why did God punish himself for the sins of man?

At the outset, Genesis states that God created everything, that it was good, and after he created man, this was "very good". Equilibrium, and perfection. But the potential for damage to the ...
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Why did God punish himself for the sins of man?

Why did God punish himself for the sins of man? In order to restore mankind from it’s sinful nature to the friendship of God and a state of sanctifying grace, a price had to be paid. God deemed it ...
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Why did God punish himself for the sins of man?

This is a tough question because of several things but I will begin with the most obvious. According to Scripture regarding Jesus's words regarding his relationship to God, he always claimed to be God'...
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Why did God punish himself for the sins of man?

As far as I know, the Christian Faith is that Jesus was the son of God and God's incarnation of Himself on earth. Jesus died and suffered on the cross to account for the sins of Man, who are God's ...
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Why did God punish himself for the sins of man?

One problem with much of modern Christianity is that it seems fixated on such things as punishment, penance, purging, and self atonement. One gets the impression that personal physical suffering will ...
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Why did God punish himself for the sins of man?

On your question if "Jesus suffered and died, because God had created Man with flaws and realised his punishment and judgement of man for those flaws was unjust and he should take the rap for ...
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Why did God punish himself for the sins of man?

In the wisdom and foreknowledge of Deity, it was perceived what the creature would do, simply because it is creature. Nevertheless, there was unanimous agreement within the perfect union of Deity, in ...
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Can continuous sinning be forgiven?

No! St. Thomas Aquinas lists six blasphemies against the Holy Spirit, which according to the Lord and Savior cannot be forgiven (Mark 3:29): Despair Presumption Resistance to the known Truth Envy of ...
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Can Jesus encourage someone to commit sin? And furthermore, can Jesus hasten someone to commit a sin?

He didn’t encourage or induce. He said, “What thou do …” Judas was already in process. He was doing it. Jesus was telling him, “What you’re doing, hurry up and get it over with.”
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Can Jesus encourage someone to commit sin? And furthermore, can Jesus hasten someone to commit a sin?

No and no. The Savior taught, Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth ...
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Why did Luther say "Sin boldy"?

Yes this was something Luther said in one of his letters. Luther's Works, Volume 48 Luther, Martin; Pelikan, Jaroslav Jan; Oswald, Hilton C.; Lehmann, Helmut 1. If you are a preacher of grace, then ...
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Is it a sacrilege to administer the Eucharist to non-believers?

I'd like to give a more general (i.e. not-Catholic-specific) answer. The question of "sacrilege" depends on your definition thereof, and I won't attempt to address that matter. What I do ...
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Is it a sacrilege to administer the Eucharist to non-believers?

Is it a sacrilege to administer the Eucharist to non-believers? The short answer would seem to be in the affirmative. However, one could possibly encounter situations in which a priest is unaware of ...
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How do believers in hell respond to the argument "What finite crime deserves an infinite punishment?"?

What finite crime deserves an infinite punishment? The doubt and objection presented in this question comes from the lack of knowledge of who God is, therefore, we can find the answer mainly in four ...
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Can Jesus encourage someone to commit sin? And furthermore, can Jesus hasten someone to commit a sin?

The answer is No, and here is why. John said that “Satan entered into Judas” and it was not the first time Satan did this. A few days before, the sin was agreed upon against a price. Luke 22:3-6 says: ...
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How do believers in hell respond to the argument "What finite crime deserves an infinite punishment?"?

The simple response is to show that the question does not apply to people who believe in the righteousness of God's judgments against unrepentant sinners. God speaks of sin against himself. Humans ...
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Can Jesus encourage someone to commit sin? And furthermore, can Jesus hasten someone to commit a sin?

Sin is never the external act but the inner desire. It is impossible for God to tempt a man to sin. It is nearly impossible that he does not speed up, or slow down, the external manifestation of sin ...
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Can Jesus encourage someone to commit sin? And furthermore, can Jesus hasten someone to commit a sin?

Although some may consider the question blasphemous, I think it deserves careful thought. For me it is a too simple to argue that the answer must be no because "to induce someone to sin is to sin....
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Can Jesus encourage someone to commit sin? And furthermore, can Jesus hasten someone to commit a sin?

To induce someone to sin is to sin. Jesus did not sin, so he did not induce anyone to sin. At the time of the quote you make, Judas was already determined to betray Jesus, so Jesus did not induce him ...
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