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Sharers in divine nature

2 Peter 1:4 in its Hellenistic context

by James M. Starr

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Published by Almqvist & Wiksell International in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Peter, 2nd, I, 4 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Peter, 2nd, I, 1-11 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames M. Starr.
    SeriesConiectanea biblica -- 33
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 301 p. ;
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18303443M
    ISBN 109122018719

    To share in the divine nature, escaping from a corrupt world, is a thought found elsewhere in the Bible but expressed only here in such Hellenistic terms, since it is said to be accomplished through knowledge ; cf. 2 Pt ; ; but see also Jn ; –23; Rom –17; Heb ; 1 .   Enlarging the Heart Cyril of Jerusalem: Having his body and blood in our members, we become bearers of Christ and sharers in the divine nature Saturday, May 28 Cyril of Jerusalem and PATRISTIC and Uncategorized Body of Christ, Eucharist, New Covenant Mark Armitage am.

      In fact, the context of CCC makes this clear—when it says “The Word became flesh to make us ‘partakers of the divine nature’” and “The only-begotten Son of God, wanting to make us sharers in his divinity, assumed our nature”—that it is talking about man participating in divinity by gift, not being equal with God. In this, it can be said that we are partakers of, or sharers in, the divine nature. It is worthy of note that we, in discussion of 2 Pet. , have made a strong and valid point regarding growth in knowledge. However, we seldom say anything about growth in grace. It is not my intention to diminish from the importance of acquiring knowledge.

    developed faculties by integrating one’s divine nature with the human. The Theosophical heritage undoubtedly can enrich our lives and those of others. We learn to become comfortable with our silence. We learn to apply the laws of nature in all facets of life. We seek, we keep, we share and become who we really are. References/ Sources. As a matter of fact the implications of this go deeper than we have yet discussed. According to this verse, the reason God blesses us is so that we might actually be participants, sharers, in His divine nature. You will not find the call for us to fulfill the requirements of the promises anywhere in the New Covenant.


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Sharers in Divine Nature: 2 Peter in Its Hellenistic Context (Coniectanea Biblica New Testament Series, 33) Paperback by James M. Starr (Author)Author: James M. Starr. Sharers in Divine Nature: 2 Peter in Its Hellenistic Context Volume 33 of Coniectanea Biblica Coniectanea biblica: New Testament series, ISSN.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English. Who has granted you by these great and precious declarations to be sharers of the divine nature, when you flee from the corruption of desires which are in the world.

GOD'S WORD® Translation. Through his glory and integrity he has given us his promises that are of the highest value. This book offers a theological study of an expression unique in biblical literature concerning the purpose of life: “that you might become sharers in divine nature”.Categories: Philosophy of Religion The Number of.

A constellation of ideas is identified in 2 Peter —11 that informs the meaning of “sharers in divine nature.” By faith a person gains knowledge of This book offers a theological study of an expression unique in biblical literature concerning the purpose of life: “that you might become sharers in divine nature” (2 Peter ).Pages: "This book offers a theological study of an expression unique in biblical literature concerning the purpose of life: “that you might become sharers in divine nature” (2 Peter ).

Following an analysis of the text-immanent features in 2 Peter. James M. Starr is the author of Sharers in Divine Nature ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), College President By Choice ( avg rat.

SHARERS OF THE DIVINE NATURE love which many waters can never quench. Their human love of Christ which had fed its loyalty on present success and future promises was not suppressed but Size: KB. By means of these He has bestowed on us His precious and exceedingly great promises, so that through them you may escape [by flight] from the moral decay (rottenness and corruption) that is in the world because of covetousness (lust and greed), and become sharers (partakers.

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The Spirit of Christ who indwells the believer provides the "divine nature," and his control and influence precipitate the "fruits of the Spirit" described in Gal As briefly mentioned earlier in this discussion, the "nature" of the circumcision of the heart is what defines the "authentic" Jew.

Review: Sharers in Divine Nature: 2 Peter in Its Hellenistic Context Article in The Journal of Theological Studies 53(1) April with 9 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Richard Bauckham. Not crushing, not demanding, not punishing, lying or stealing, not ruling and not forcing ourselves on the nations, not doing what Caesar does, but doing what Jesus does: loving the people and sacrificing Himself for them, in us, in our witness, in our meekness, our willingness to meet all men as brothers, as sharers of the Divine Nature, ‘Who was, Who is, Who is to.

Mit diesem Bilderbuch möchte ich eure Seelen ein wenig verzaubern und in euch das innere Kind erwecken, welches im Laufe der Jahre verlernt hat zu staunen, wie prachtvoll doch unsere Natur ist.

This book, Divine Nature, reminds us that we must learn again to live within the laws of nature and find the means of expressing our human intention as interdependent actors, aware that we are at the mercy of sacred forces larger than ourselves, and aware also that we must obey the laws governing these forces in order to honor the sacred in.

You May Become Sharers of the Divine Nature by Eric Ross • J Peter tells us that God, in 2 Peter “has bestowed on us all things that are necessary for life and godliness” and then says in 2 Peter “he has bestowed on us his precious and very great promises, so that through these you may become sharers of the divine.

JOB 4 The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life. Growing up in the Church, in the young women’s program, I always struggled to understand what divine nature was and how it applied to me.

This value was something I didn’t pay much attention. 9th Week of OT - Monday - Sharers in Divine Nature The second letter of Peter contains one of the highest, sublime and mysterious promises found in the whole New Testament.

Peter says, fidelity to the Gospel leads to us sharing in the divine nature (II Pet ). We find similar promises throughout the New Testament. Get this from a library. Sharers in divine nature: 2 Peter in its Hellenistic context.

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Originally published: Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, c. 2 Peter (LEB) through which things he has bestowed on us his precious and very great promises, so that through these you may become sharers of the divine nature [after] escaping from the corruption [that is] in the world because of evil desire.

Partakers of the Divine Nature – A.J. Gordon “Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.” (II Peter ).The book Partakers of the Divine Nature summarizes the Orthodox theology of theosis.

Coming from Evangelical Protestantism there are a multitude of book on living the Christian life. This is the definitive Orthodox version and draws each individual into the The heart of Orthodox theology is the notion of theosis/5.