Theological in nature
We say that the cross of Christ was the apex of human history. So it was. And we agree that the earth-shattering sacrifice on Calvary was the fulfilment of that which was written.
Why is it then that there isn't unanimous agreement about the date? Experts differ from approximately AD 27 to AD 36 as to when it happened and followers say it doesn't matter much anyway. It does matter. It is the centre point of prophecy! Entire prophetic systems stand or fall on correct timing as it
'The Tip of the Teachers' Tongue'
2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you...
...12 Blessed is the one who perseveres under
In doing the research that I am doing, I have come to realize that the term "Catholic" is a far more broad concept than I ever imagined.
I'm reading more and more about Breakaway Catholic Churches and Independent Catholic Churches. I'm very confused on whether or not they are the same thing or not.
Updated Dec 13th 2010 at 06:59 PM by gringo300
There seems to be much eschatological investigation in our time which excludes routinely any notion that many of the 1st-century Christians experienced these things:
"persecution", "punishment", "imprisonment" and "death"
from the hands of those who are influenced by the beast/false prophet/dragon conglomerate of the Book of Revelation.
Let us observe the following scriptures from the Apostle
One of the fundamentals of the Christian faith is the doctrine of "the" resurrection from the dead.
Here is what Jesus said about it:
34 Jesus said to them, “The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage,
35 but those who are considered worthy to attain to that age and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry nor are given in marriage;
36 for they cannot even die anymore, because they are like angels, and are