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Statement of Faith

Discussion in 'Statement of Faith' started by CoreIssue, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. CoreIssue

    CoreIssue Administrator Staff Member

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    While CTZ is open for all thinking to be discussed and debated, it is important to understand what the Administration of CTZ believes. That is only fair to the users.

    Therefore, a summary of what we believe follows:
    • The Bible is the inerrant and infallible word of God.
    • God is spirit only. He has no flesh.
    • God is a uni-plural word meaning three persons of absolutely equal and unlimited power, knowledge, presence, nature and purpose working as a singular whole.
    • In the Old Testament, theologically, God was known as the First, Second and Third Person (Holy Spirit).
    • At the Incarnation, the First Person commanded the Second Person to enter the virgin Mary to take on human flesh via the action of the Holy Spirit.
    • The male side of Christ comes from the Father, the female from Mary, thus Christ, while being human, did not inherit any sinful nature, as the rest of us have.
    • The flesh the Son took on is Christ. It did not exist before the Incarnation except as part of God's Plan.
    • The flesh of Christ is only human. The spirit of Christ is only God. The mind of Christ is human and God. This Christ is God and Man at the same time.
    • Since sin entered the world via Adam, the First Man, only another Man could pay the sin price. That is why the Son came to be.
    • The First Person now is known as the Father, the Second the Son and the Third the Holy Spirit.
    • All humans born via sex have a sin nature within their flesh.
    • Sin condemns all to Hell and the Lake of fire.
    • The only escape is via the Blood Payment and Resurrection of Christ.
    • To obtain this payment requires one to repent by grace through faith in Christ alone. There is no other way and no works that can save anyone.
    While all the areas encompass greater areas of understanding and study, these are the foundational understandings from which all else stems.
     
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2014
  2. darren lee

    darren lee New Member

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    sorry but you have a different understanding to my god and father.? god is absolute love.he is pure holy love. the worlds problem
    is refusal to acknowledge him, as i do.
     
  3. darren lee

    darren lee New Member

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    god is absolute love.my exsperiences will hopefully guide you all
     
  4. Willy

    Willy Pro Poster

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  5. CoreIssue

    CoreIssue Administrator Staff Member

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    As Willy said plus:
    1. God killed everyone on the earth but one family because their sin was beyond redemption.
    2. God love, but in justice will condemn many to the Lake of Fire for Eternity.
    3. When Christ comest the Second Coming he will slaughter many.

    So, indeed God is all loving but all justice as well. They are not one or the other attributes.
     
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  6. jeager106

    jeager106 Getting Started

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    I do believe that God is Love.
    But when sufficiently ticked off can sure get mighty angry.
    I tend to not want to be on God's bad side.
     
  7. jeager106

    jeager106 Getting Started

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    Elaborate please. You have my interest. (experiences)
     

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