Jesus, the baptizer

  • 76 Pages
  • 1.68 MB
  • English
WinePress Pub. , Mukilteo, WA
StatementDuane Forbes.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 98/02671 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL390596M
ISBN 101579210961
LC Control Number98060062

Recently I received a copy of Frank Macchia’s book, Jesus the Spirit Baptizer: Christology in Light of Pentecost (Eerdmans, ). So far, I have read the first two and concluding chapters. Therefore, though I have not yet got to the heart of the book, I find it already, deeply edifying, eloquently readable, and consistently inspiring in /5(4).

This book by globally recognized Pentecostal scholar Frank Macchia brings an incarnational and a Jesus Christology together in fresh, groundbreaking ways.

Drawing from both classical and contemporary sources, Jesus the Spirit Baptizer probes the fundamental connection between the person of Christ and the Holy Spirit, arguing that Christology properly explicates Jesus as the one who bears the Brand: Wm.

Eerdmans Publishing Co. J. Warren Smith — Duke Divinity School “Frank Macchia’s Jesus the Spirit Baptizer offers a needed corrective to the sad fact of the Holy Spirit’s neglect by Christian theology. By depicting Pentecost, not Easter, as the climax of the incarnation, Macchia presents a Trinitarian reading of the Gospel narrative that not only integrates the work of the Son and the Spirit but also offers a.

Jesus the Baptist by Julius Owusu is a treaty on how Jesus should be known as "the Baptist" and how this is a key part of his heavenly ministry and identity. It is an attempt to address the fact that more emphasis is placed upon Jesus' role as a priestly intercessor and saviour than his role as a baptizer.5/5(4).

By Stephen Barkley on Novem in Book Studies, Jesus the Spirit Baptizer 5 Christology cuts straight to the heart of the Christian faith. Our understanding of Jesus—who he was and is—shapes our faith and devotion. This is indicated in the passage where John sends disciples to question Jesus about this.

It is unlikely that an evangelist would have made that up. In addition, Jesus to John, Jesus began his own ministry as a baptizer concurrent with John's ministry. In that sense, John truly was the forerunner of s: 3. This is a book well worth the Jesus time and attention.

Be sure to read the 'Epilogues.' The author talks about the people who followed John and what happened to them. When Paul (Jesus' apostle) went to Corinth (and other places) after both men's deaths, he found many followers of John who had never heard of s: Gnostic John the Baptizer:Selections from the Mandæan John-Book (complete book) -- part of a huge collection of works by G.R.S.

Mead, including over a dozen complete books available online. Part of the Gnosis Archives, a comprehensive collection of materials dealing with Gnosis and Gnosticism, both ancient and modern. The site includes the Gnostic Library, with the complete Nag Hammadi.

JESUS, THE BAPTIZER IN THE HOLY SPIRIT Sermon in a Sentence: Look to Jesus to be baptized in the Holy Spirit. Sermon Purpose: That believers will come to Jesus and be baptized in the Holy Spirit, Text: Luke I. Jesus is the One Who Baptizes in the Holy Spirit a. We should look to Jesus. Jesus replied: "Let it be so now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness." While the meaning of this statement is somewhat unclear, it caused John to consented to baptize Jesus.

Nevertheless, it confirms that Jesus' baptism was necessary to accomplish God's will. At his baptism, Jesus enters into a new relationship with God, becoming God’s spiritual Son. Thus, Jesus is in a position to teach divine truth and to show the way to life.

Jesus is starting on a course that will in time lead to his laying down his human life in sacrifice in behalf of sinful humankind. John the Baptist Prepares the Way - In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” This is he who was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah: “A voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.’” John’s clothes were made of camel’s hair, and.

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John the Baptist’s baptism of Jesus could be seen as a priestly presentation of the Ultimate Sacrifice. John’s words the day after the baptism have a decidedly priestly air: “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” (John ).

Jesus. Jesus went to heaven and sent the Holy Spirit to His followers. This proved Jesus was the Messiah.

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Acts ,33, God has raised this very Jesus from the dead, and we are all witnesses to this fact. The extant manuscripts of the book Antiquities of the Jews, written by the first-century Jewish historian Flavius Josephus around 93–94 AD, contain two references to Jesus of Nazareth and one reference to John the Baptist.

The first and most extensive reference to Jesus in the Antiquities, found in B states that Jesus was the Messiah and a wise teacher who was crucified by Pontius. JESUS THE BAPTIZER: 1 JOHN AND THE GOSPEL OF JOHN MARTINUS C.

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DE BOER Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ I. Introduction In 1 Johnthe author of 1 John indicates that a group has seceded from the community to.

1 The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God, 2 as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way” — 3 “a voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.’ ” 4 And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance.

For about a year, John the Baptist has been in prison. Still, he hears of Jesus’ marvelous works. Imagine how John feels when his disciples tell him that Jesus has resurrected the widow’s son at Nain. John the Baptist and Christian Origins; II. From the John-Book of the Mandæans - Introduction i.

The Gnostic John the Baptizer ii. The Story of the Breach with Judaism iii. Some Typical Extracts; III.

The Slavonic Josepus' Account of the Baptist and Jesus; IV. The Fourth Gospel Proem; Afterword. When Clayton Sullivan first published Jesus and the Sweet Pilgrim Baptist Church with Doubleday inmany sang his little fable's praises. Morgan Freeman called the book "A delightful, if reverent, romp up and down the aisles of a Mississippi Baptist congregation/5(14).

Jesus Praying Praying For Others Praying Disciples Of John The Baptist Habits End Of Actions Teachableness Christ Teaching The Disciples Words Finishing Strong It happened that while Jesus was praying in a certain place, after He had finished, one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray just as John also taught his disciples.”.

John the Baptist (late 1st century BC – c. AD 30) was a Jewish itinerant preacher in the early 1st century AD. Other titles for John include John the Forerunner in Eastern Christianity, John the Immerser in some Baptist traditions, and the prophet John in is sometimes alternatively called John the Baptizer.

John the Baptist is mentioned by the Roman Jewish historian Josephus and Born: Late 1st century BC, Herodian Judea, the Levant. The Mandaean Book of John (Mandaic language Drāšā D-Yaḥyā; Hebrew script Modern Mandaic: דרשא דיחיא ‎; Mandaic script: ࡃࡓࡀࡔࡀ ࡖࡉࡀࡄࡉࡀ) is a Mandaean holy book in Mandaic Aramaic which is believed by Mandeans to have been written by their chief prophet John the Baptist.

The book contains accounts of John's life and miracles, as well as a number of polemical. John was never able completely to rise above the confusion produced by what he had heard from his parents concerning Jesus and by these passages which he read in the Scripture.

In Daniel he read: "I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of Man came with the clouds of heaven, and there was given him dominion and glory and a. A look at the greatness of John and his baptism of Jesus JOHN THE BAPTIZER 1.

Matthew tells us nothing about the childhood of Jesus. Instead, he offers us chapter 3 as a transition between Jesus as a young child (Matthew 2) and the adult Jesus being tempted in the wilderness (Matthew 4).

In Jesus seminar, the sayings and parables attributed to Jesus in the first years were analyzed and compared in terms of history, the culture and traditions that This book is a result of an academic evaluation of everything that is said about John the Baptist (JB) in the gospels (including the Gospel of Thomas) and Acts, and if any /5.

The Gospel according to John (Greek: Εὐαγγέλιον κατὰ Ἰωάννην, romanized: Euangélion katà Iōánnēn, also known as the Gospel of John, or simply John) is the fourth of the four canonical contains a highly schematic account of the ministry of Jesus, with seven "signs" culminating in the raising of Lazarus (foreshadowing the resurrection of Jesus) and seven.

John the Baptizer, who was possibly a cousin of Jesus (), may have had some relation to the community that lived at long after the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls at Qumran inscholars noted the similarities between certain Qumran texts such as the Rule of the Community and the descriptions of John the Baptizer in the New Testament.

Perhaps the strongest evidence is that Jesus Christ, the criterion by which the Bible is interpreted, provides us with his testimony.

Jesus credits Moses with the commandment concerning a bill of divorce. Matthew ; Mark Jesus refers to Exodus as the book of Moses. Mark ; Luke Jesus speaks of Moses's writing as Scripture. While Jesus’ apostles are carrying out their ministry in Galilee, the one who introduced Jesus has no such liberty.

John the Baptist is still in prison after almost two years. John had openly declared that it was wrong for King Herod Antipas to take Herodias, the wife of his half brother Philip, as his own. Indeed he was seen as either a lesser figure to John the Baptist or an outright imposter.

Far from blazing a path for somebody to come after him, John was the redeemer and the baptism of Christ was the act of a superior bestowing a gift to an inferior.When John preached the coming kingdom, the burden of his message was: Repent!

flee from the wrath to come. When Jesus began to preach, there remained the exhortation to repentance, but such a message was always followed by the gospel, the good tidings of the joy and liberty of the new kingdom. ~ The Urantia Book. Jesus made plain to his apostles the difference between the repentance of so.John the Baptist.

Apart from Jesus Christ, John the Baptist is probably the most theologically significant figure in the Gospels. As was the case with Jesus, his birth was meticulously recorded (Luke ).His entrance into the world was marked by angelic proclamation and divine intervention (Luke ).John's birth not only parallels that of Jesus, but echoes the momentous occasion of.