3 edition of A Born-Again View of Religion found in the catalog.
June 2001 by Authorhouse .
Written in English
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So, while the Christian assumption of the English word "faith" implies one is simply "to believe" in something - in Hebrew, the language differs from English in that it contains a duality of meaning for some words and phrases. It is a variation of genos meaning born into a family and, in a Hebraic sense; it means "to bring one to a way of life". With the intellectual type, it leads to an activation of the capabilities for understanding, to the breakthrough of a "vision". You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. John saith, was not in Him.
Moved by grace, man turns toward God and away from sin, thus accepting forgiveness and righteousness from on high" CCC However, the Greek word translated as the English "pure" in this verse is katharos which is also the same Greek word translated as the English word "clean" in John and means purified by fire, free from every admixture of what is false. That by reason of transgression cometh the fall, which fall bringeth death, and inasmuch as ye were born into the world by water, and blood, and the spirit, which I have made, and so became of dust a living soul, even so ye must be born again into the kingdom of heaven, of water, and of the Spirit, and be cleansed by blood, even the blood of mine Only Begotten; that ye might be sanctified from all sin, and enjoy the words of eternal life in this world, and eternal life in the world to come, even immortal glory Moses Question: "I am a Catholic. Jn ; 1Jn," but maintains that this necessarily carries with it an emphasis upon the newness of the life as given by God himself. Stagg writes that the word "again" does not include the source of the new kind of beginning; More than personal improvement is needed.
Why is that? So is everyone who is born of Spirit. Conversely, how you obey determines whether or not you heard what was said. The term was sufficiently prevalent that, during that year's Presidential campaign, Jimmy Carter described himself as born again, notably in the first Playboy magazine interview of a U. The phrase, "born again", is not referenced in the Hebrew.
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He needed a change of his heart--a spiritual transformation. When we consider that all of the books of the bible were written by Hebrews then it should not come as a surprise that, among other Hebrews, the language they mostly conversed in was Hebrew.
Ephesians states, "For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast. The Christian use of the term is derived from the third chapter of the Gospel of Johnwhere Nicodemus visits Jesus : Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews.
I wanted to be Christy, and I wanted a boyfriend like hers, the dreamy Todd. And the Lord said unto me: Marvel not that all mankind, yea, men and women, all nations, kindreds, tongues and people, must be born again; yea, born of God, changed from their carnal and fallen state, to a state of righteousness, being redeemed of God, becoming his sons and daughters; And thus they become new creatures; and unless they do this, they can in nowise inherit the kingdom of God Mosiah He said 'Unless you are born again you will never enter the kingdom of heaven' 1 10 6 years ago Report The church was founded by Jesus on the Rock Peter Her answer made me ineffably sad.
You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. Nicodemus had come to Jesus at night with some questions. Nothing can remove us from His hand John In recent history, born again is a term that has been associated with evangelical renewal since the late s, first in the United States and then later around the world.
Reborn Christians are also very often referred to as "New Born Christians". Salvation is an accomplished work, purchased by the atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ 1 John Those fleshly choices result in a separation from the Breath of Life - not "Holy Spirit" which is often mistranslated back into Hebrew as ruach ha kodesh reading right to left is Hebrew for the holiness of spirit.
The Christian Right is no longer a handful of leaders and their organizations with a largely evangelical membership: it is now led by a number of organizations, many of which are Catholic and Mormon as well as evangelical. In the sermon entitled A New Birth he writes, "none can be holy unless he be born again", and "except he be born again, none can be happy even in this world.
Trusting in Jesus Christ, the One who paid the penalty of sin when He died on the cross, is the means to be "born again. John saith, was not in Him.
Works have not brought this about, but for it a birth has been required. If you desire this salvation, if you desire to have all your sins forgiven, if you desire to have assurance of salvation, if you desire direct access to the God who loves you — receive it, and it is yours.
Occasionally, the phrase seems historic, like the division between Catholic and Protestant Christians. As a result, without realizing it, the text becomes redefined in our minds to fit a contemporary view of what we think those words mean.
In addition, the conversation is recorded in no other ancient Christian source other than John and works based on John. That by reason of transgression cometh the fall, which fall bringeth death, and inasmuch as ye were born into the world by water, and blood, and the spirit, which I have made, and so became of dust a living soul, even so ye must be born again into the kingdom of heaven, of water, and of the Spirit, and be cleansed by blood, even the blood of mine Only Begotten; that ye might be sanctified from all sin, and enjoy the words of eternal life in this world, and eternal life in the world to come, even immortal glory Moses Sha'ul is teaching Torah!
How does that come to be? Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Reading them all gave me more questions than anyone could ever answer. Rather, Christians uphold that for a church tradition to be valid, it must be based on the clear teaching of Scripture and must be in full agreement with Scripture.
Although Nicodemus must have had a thorough knowledge of Mosaic Lawhe seemed to have little knowledge of the workings of the spirit. And so he condemned sin in the flesh, 4 in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.Who are “Born again” Christians?
Ask Question Asked 7 years, 7 months ago. Active 5 years, 1 month ago. Here is a evangelical view from the Protestant tradition.
The concept of 'birth' means something that happens to you, not as a result of your own work, effort or commitment. The doctrine of new birth pertains to the new life one has. Jul 29, · There are only 3 places in scripture where the phrase appears: * Jesus replied (to Nicodemus), “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.” (John ) Parenthetical material is mine.
* You should not be s. Jun 23, · Actor Curtis Armstrong is claiming in his forthcoming book that movie star Tom Cruise was at one time “a born-again Christian,” though he also asserts Cruise was quite promiscuous in the early years of his Hollywood career. The revelation about Cruise comes from an excerpt published by The Hollywood Reporter of Armstrong’s book, “Revenge of the NerAuthor: Tré Goins-Phillips.
Misconception: A person must be born again to gain salvation or to be a Christian. Fact: Christ’s sacrifice provides salvation not only for those who are born again as the ones who will rule with Christ in heaven but also for the earthly subjects of God’s Kingdom.(1 John 2: 1, 2; Revelation 5: 9, 10) That second group of Christians have the opportunity to live forever in Paradise on earth.
Born Again: Only a Semantics Question? By COGwriter. Note: This article is intended to discuss whether the use of the expression "born again" is simply one of semantics or if it has major doctrinal implications. It is not intended to discuss where the Greek term gennao is or should be translated as begotten as opposed to born: that may be the.
David Currie was raised in a devout Christian family whose father was a fundamentalist preacher and both parents teachers at Moody Bible Institute.
Currie's whole upbringing was immersed in the life of fundamentalist Protestantism - theology professors, seminary presidents and founders of evangelical mission agencies were frequent guests at his family dinner table/5(9).