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Is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Really Christian?

October 1, 2006

Theology_Matters Is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Really Christian? What Do Mormons Believe? God has a corporeal (bodily) nature. Jesus did not atone for sin on the cross. Jesus became a god. Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are three separate divine beings. Salvation is by good works. Mormonism is the fifth largest religious...

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  • Practical Theology October 1, 2006

The Kenosis of Christ

November 1, 2014

Theology_Matters The Kenosis of Christ In his book Status Anxiety, author Alain de Botton observes that the people we are most likely to envy are those who are most like us. It is easier to defer to someone we regard as superior than it is to give way to an equal. Yet those who follow Christ are commanded to consider others better than ourselves...

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  • Practical Theology November 1, 2014

Jesus Our Ransom

August 1, 2019

Theology_Matters Jesus Our Ransom One notable feature of Mark's Gospel is his portrayal of Jesus as the servant of God. The theological center of this theme is found in Mark 10:45: "For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many." Although Jesus was Israel's promised King and Messiah,...

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  • Practical Theology August 1, 2019

Who Owns the Land?

July 1, 2020

“We must recognize that everything we call our own ultimately belongs to God. We are merely caretakers and stewards of the goods and gifts God has provided.”

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  • Practical Theology July 1, 2020

Keeping Faith: Jesus the Logos

April 1, 2007

Theology_Matters Keeping Faith: Jesus the Logos One distinctive of John’s Gospel is the description of Jesus Christ as the Word, or Logos, of God (John 1:1). In Greek philosophy, the term logos was used to identify the mind of God, also considered to be the principle that ordered the universe. John takes this Greek term and uses it in the...

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  • Practical Theology April 1, 2007

A Theology of Leadership

February 1, 2008

Theology_Matters A Theology of Leadership Moses was one of Israel’s greatest leaders. Yet the Bible also describes him as the world’s most humble person. Numbers 12:3 says that Moses was “a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth.” There is no contradiction here. The Bible’s concept of leadership is not defined...

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  • Practical Theology February 1, 2008

Jesus: Present and Future King

March 1, 2008

Theology_Matters Jesus: Present and Future King The kingdom is one of the primary themes of Matthew’s Gospel. Matthew’s portrait of Jesus Christ underscores the Savior’s role as Messiah. Jesus is Israel’s promised king, the one who will rule on David’s throne. Jesus’ position as Israel’s rightful king is implied in Matthew’s frequent use...

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  • Practical Theology March 1, 2008

The Lord Saves

May 1, 2009

Theology_Matters The Lord Saves Soteriology is the area of theological study that deals with how God saves. This is a large field that touches nearly every aspect of God and man. It focuses on God’s purpose for His creation and His plan for redeeming that creation from sin, a work that involves the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Paul outlines...

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  • Practical Theology May 1, 2009

Practical Theology: Male and Female

March 1, 2021

Practical Theology for today's daily devotional from Moody Bible Institute: When Adam and Eve were created, God made them male and female(Gen. 1:27).

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  • Redemption March 1, 2021

A Piece of Work

May 1, 2011

Theology_Matters A Piece of Work “What a piece of work is a man,” William Shakespeare wrote, “how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god!” Yet in the same soliloquy Shakespeare also describes humanity as the “quintessence of dust.”...

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