1 Cor 11:19 “for there must be factions among you in order that those who are genuine among you may be recognized.”
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But, there is a more serious question I would ask today. Is this true? Do issues of ordination touch on salvation or not? What is salvation?
All people, whether living or dead, will be judged by Jesus Christ. Those apart from Christ will receive eternal rejection and punishment in hell, while those who are in Christ will receive eternal blessing and welcome into the fullness of life with God.
Jesus promised that he would return (Luke 21:27–28). His coming in victory with great glory and power will be seen by all people and will bring this age to an end. The present world order will pass away, and God will usher in a fully renewed creation to stand forever. All the saints will be together with God at that time.
The throne on the king’s right hand was traditionally the seat of one appointed to exercise the king’s own authority. Ruling with his Father in heaven, Jesus is Lord over the Church and all creation, with authority to equip his Church, advance his kingdom, bring sinners into saving fellowship with God the Father, and finally establish justice and peace upon the earth.
Schmemann's main point, in my reading of the book, is this: The Eucharist is the entire service, the whole of the Liturgy.
Air that normally swirls far to the North of us has descended upon our happy hamlets, ok maybe semi-depressed sub-urban existence to make our teeth chatter.
Thoughts on Eric Metaxas ‘Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Prophet, Martyr, Spy’ https://thebloodyhardway123.wordpress.com/2018/10/01/thoughts-on-eric-metaxas-bonhoeffer-pastor-prophet-martyr-spy/ — Read on thebloodyhardway123.wordpress.com/2018/10/01/thoughts-on-eric-metaxas-bonhoeffer-pastor-prophet-martyr-spy/