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Topic: Divine revelation


In the News (Sun 21 Jul 19)

  
  EDITOR'S CHOICE: Divine Revelation
The second fundamental principle of faith in the Islamic religion is belief in the Divine revelation, not only a belief in the truth of the revealed Word of God as found in the Holy Quran, but a belief in the truth of Divine revelation in all ages and to all nations of the earth.
Divine revelation is the basis of all revealed religions, but the principle is accepted subject to various limitations.
A revelation was granted to each nation according to its requirements, and in each age in accordance with the capacity of the people of that age.
www.al-qiyamah.org /_/divine_revelation.htm   (1203 words)

  
  Encyclopedia: Divine revelation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The recipient of revelation is commonly referred to as a prophet, and sometimes is termed a messenger.
One school of thought holds that revelation is non-verbal and non-literal, yet it may have propositional content.
Revelation or information from a supernatural source is of much lesser importance in some other religious traditions.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Divine-revelation   (964 words)

  
 Revelation -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In (Click link for more info and facts about monotheistic) monotheistic religions, revelation is the process in which (The supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions) God makes himself, his will, and/or other information known to mankind.
The recipient of revelation is commonly referred to as a (Someone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of God) prophet, and sometimes is termed a messenger.
Thus, prophets may receive revelation for the masses, and church officers may receive revelation only as it pertains to himself and those for whom he has authorized religious (The position of steward) stewardship.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/re/revelation.htm   (828 words)

  
 EDITOR'S CHOICE: Divine Revelation
The second fundamental principle of faith in the Islamic religion is belief in the Divine revelation, not only a belief in the truth of the revealed Word of God as found in the Holy Quran, but a belief in the truth of Divine revelation in all ages and to all nations of the earth.
Divine revelation is the basis of all revealed religions, but the principle is accepted subject to various limitations.
A revelation was granted to each nation according to its requirements, and in each age in accordance with the capacity of the people of that age.
www.adishakti.org /_/divine_revelation.htm   (1206 words)

  
 The Fraud of Divine Revelation.
Humans lower their standards when promoting divine revelation, because the supposed infallibility of the source material is beyond question.
But before getting to that part, divine revelation can be put into perspective by equating it with a more general human corruption, which is the tendency to shed accountability by speaking for someone else.
Divine revelation is a contempt for that standard.
nov55.com /rel/drl.html   (1052 words)

  
 Divine revelation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Revelation is supernatural communication from God to man, either oral or written, though usually restricted to its written aspect, that is, to the whole contents of Holy Scripture.
Revelation is not only possible, for God can and does always reach his ends, but it also necessary if we are to attain the true knowledge of God and salvation.
Revelation not only tells of God, but clearly fixes the fact of monotheism, and that the Triune Creator is the only one to whom worship and adoration is to be addressed, and there is none other like him.
www.tecmalta.org /tft102.htm   (1286 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Revelation
Revelation may be defined as the communication of some truth by God to a rational creature through means which are beyond the ordinary course of nature.
Revelation does not cease to be such if God's message is delivered to us by a prophet, who alone is the recipient of the immediate communication.
The gift of Divine assistance (see I), sometimes confounded with Revelation by the less instructed of anti-Catholic writers, merely preserves the supreme pontiff from error in defining the faith; it does not enable him to add jot or tittle to it.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13001a.htm   (4374 words)

  
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William Most (advisor of the Divine Revelation section) on how to answer those who argue that the New Testament writings have little connection with the historical Jesus and so there is little basis for the faith expressed in the gospels and by the early Church.
Divine Revelation File Area #40 ASCETICISM MOST PENANCE SELF-DENIAL ATNMEN.TXT 9115 William Most "Vicarious Atonement" (08-10-93) Notes on the passages in Scripture which shed light on the idea of virtual atonement, that is, the atonement by one person for the sins of another.
Divine Revelation File Area #40 MOST LUTHER GOOD DEEDS FORGIV.TXT 12348 William Most "Must Forgiveness Be Accepted" (09-22-93) An examination of the claim that Jesus forgives sin with no need of repentance on the part of the sinner.
www.ewtn.com /library/SCRIPTUR/MOSTFILE.TXT   (7040 words)

  
 The Divine Revelation In The Bible
If, then, the universe is divine as well as intelligible, that is, if it is spiritual, having a spiritual order and spiritual meanings, its spirituality may be expected to manifest itself, sometime and in some degree, to spiritual beings inhabiting it.
So man as a spiritual being perceives a divine character upon the face of the universe because it is there and because there is such divineness in him that he is able to recognize it there.
That is to say, we see that the revelation was progressive; there was a progressive seeking after God by the most spiritual men of Israel ; and there was a progressive intensifying of God's presence and power among them, and a progressive unfolding of his purposes regarding them and the world, from age to age.
www.oldandsold.com /articles21/bible-12.shtml   (3058 words)

  
 Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation (Dei Verbum)
This plan of revelation is realized by deeds and words having in inner unity: the deeds wrought by God in the history of salvation manifest and confirm the teaching and realities signified by the words, while the words proclaim the deeds and clarify the mystery contained in them.
The Church has always venerated the divine Scriptures just as she venerates the body of the Lord, since, especially in the sacred liturgy, she unceasingly receives and offers to the faithful the bread of life from the table both of God's word and of Christ's body.
This should be so done that as many ministers of the divine word as possible will be able effectively to provide the nourishment of the Scriptures for the people of God, to enlighten their minds, strengthen their wills, and set men's hearts on fire with the love of God.
www.ourladyswarriors.org /teach/deiverbu.htm   (4180 words)

  
 Kersey's Essays, #20: On Divine Revelation
The question, therefore of a divine revelation being furnished at any time is a question of very great interest; because, if no such revelation has been furnished, then the scriptures should be rejected as an imposition upon the world.
That they are a revelation may be proved from the doctrines they contain, being superior to all others,--from the events they have foretold coming literally to pass, and from their agreement with the convictions in every man's mind.
In a calm deliberate attention to the important doctrines which the scriptures contain, no man can fail to have impressions furnished differing from those produced by the reading of any other book: and hence he must conclude that those impressions and convictions of their superiority are proofs of a supernatural origin.
www.qhpress.org /quakerpages/qwhp/essay20.htm   (841 words)

  
 Divine Revelation
Divine Tradition is the experience of the Church, the divine memory of the Church, which is kept like a priceless treasure (2 Tim.
The Divine Tradition is the atmosphere inside which this body lives and understands correctly (orthos) the truth; it is the continuing experience of the Church, her conscience and not personal opinions, teachings, warrants or writs of men (c.f.
Divine Tradition rejects the so-called Apocryphal gospels (however the Orthodox and Protestants do not consider the same gospels as apocryphal, as the Protestants have rejected parts of the Greek translation according to the O' (70) from the Old Testament, i.e.
www.eastern-orthodoxy.com /orthodoxy1.htm   (1544 words)

  
 DOGMATIC CONSTITUTION ON DIVINE REVELATION - (DEI VERBUM)
This plan of revelation is realized by deeds and words having an inner unity: the deeds wrought by God in the history of salvation manifest and confirm the teaching and realities signified by the words, while the words proclaim the deeds and clarify the mystery contained in them.
By this revelation then, the deepest truth about God and the salvation of man shines out for our sake in Christ, who is both the mediator and the fullness of all revelation [2].
This should be so done that as many ministers of the divine word as possible will be able effectively to provide nourishment of the Scriptures for the People of God, to enlighten their minds, strengthen their wills and set men's hearts on fire with the love of God [1].
www.christusrex.org /www1/CDHN/v5.html   (4703 words)

  
 U.S. Catholic Bishops - Catechism of the Catholic Church
He prepares him to welcome by stages the supernatural Revelation that is to culminate in the person and mission of the incarnate Word, Jesus Christ.
Irenaeus of Lyons repeatedly speaks of this divine pedagogy using the image of God and man becoming accustomed to one another: The Word of God dwelt in man and became the Son of man in order to accustom man to perceive God and to accustom God to dwell in man, according to the Father's pleasure.
As a result the Church, to whom the transmission and interpretation of Revelation is entrusted, "does not derive her certainty about all revealed truths from the holy Scriptures alone.
www.usccb.org /catechism/text/pt1sect1chpt2.htm   (5346 words)

  
 divine revelation - Prophecy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
What he describes as divine revelation could have been the result of a future science experiment.
For by the latter, with the help of inspiration and divine revelation, and continual calculations, I have set down my prophecies in writing.
If divine revelation and sending message through time are related then it is clear that both the sender and receiver live in a clearly different realities, both live in different worlds formed by their own experiences, perceptions and ideas.
nostradamus.time-loops.net /TheReceiver1.htm   (456 words)

  
 Future Islam:Rationalism In Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
It encompasses rationality and experience and rejects blind faith “Those who, when the revelations of their Rabb (nourisher) are presented to them, do not fall thereat deaf and blind” (25:73).
The purpose of Divine Revelation is to activate and regenerate the human intellect and develop its field of activity positively.
The Divine Values are permanent and have been provided to the human through his Messengers.
www.futureislam.com /20070301/insight/md_rafi/Rationalism_In_Islam.asp   (1968 words)

  
 17. Angelic Intermediacy in Divine Revelation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The ancients received the Divine influx into their interiors; but the prophets of Israel simply felt it as a dictation by a living voice, and sometimes as audible sound which they perceived as coming from an angel appearing before them.
His words were indeed pure correspondences, representative and significative of Divine things, yet they referred openly to the things of heaven and the church.[468] The entire biography of the Lord, including His own discourses, was also written down by the evangelists under immediate Divine inspiration.
The new doctrine not only opens the internal depths of Divine wisdom within the inspired Scriptures and displays the arcana of the Lord's glorification and the provisions for a person’s regeneration, but it also discloses the secrets of the afterlife and the relations of spirits and the human race.
www.swedenborgdigitallibrary.org /shl/shl17.htm   (2292 words)

  
 Divine Revelation
You nourish the ears of grain, O giver of all, and you delight in peace and in toilsome labor.
In substance it means that stage of divine clairvoyance when everything pertaining to this earth disappears, and earthly sight is paralyzed, and the soul is united free and pure with its Spirit, or God.
Purer regions are reached, and fields where there is singing and dancing, sacred words and divine visions, inspire a holy awe.
www.mystae.com /epopteia/epopteiax.html   (3565 words)

  
 Scholarship vs Divine Revelation - Krsna Talk 41
Divine Revelation is a subjective experience and unless one is steadfast under the shelter (asraya) of guru, Divine Revelation does not descend.
Indeed, 'mysterious' is a circumstance that surrounds almost all Divine occurrences in India or for that matter all Divine occurrences throughout the whole world.
Only the limited ability of the scholars to understand Divine Revelation seems to be the real issue at hand (the "masi bindu" is on the scholars).
www.gosai.com /krishna-talk/scholarship-revelation.html   (4009 words)

  
 Divine Revelation
It is a strong rebuke to the pride of intellect and a clear demonstration of man's helplessness without Divine guidance, that these men, unlearned in the learning of schools and unfamiliar with the acquired sciences, became the dawning-places of the Light of God.
Through the Words of God, culture and refinement, true education and the constitution of just and equitable laws can be measured and determined; since His Words are the true foundation for the enlightenment of the nations, the culture of the people, the preservation of the commonwealth and civilization of the world.
Some of them are entirely heedless of the Divine and Victorious Power of God, deluded by the vain premises of science and philosophy; premises without effect, as lightning without rain.
bahai-library.com /?file=haddad_divine_revelation_civilization.html   (3967 words)

  
 NCO - WHAT IS DIVINE REVELATION LIKE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Divine revelation looks like human writing because it consists of human words.
Actually, Divine revelation is a divine creation, just as the universe is a divine creation.
There is much more to divine revelation than can be seen at first glance, just as there is much more to nature than what we see at first glance
www.secondadvent.net /btl3.html   (300 words)

  
 A Divine Revelation of Hell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Her encounter with the reality of hell is God's warning to this generation that salvation by Jesus Christ is the only way to find eternal life in heaven.
A Divine Revelation of the Spirit Realm - Baxter, Mary K. (Author)
Divine Revelation of the Blood - Baxter, Mary K. (Author)
thekingsbusiness.spreadtheword.com /store/comersus_viewitem.asp?ISBN=0883682796&Cat0=780   (201 words)

  
 Paradosis: Handing On Divine Revelation
Therefore [it is] Christ the Lord, in whom the entire Revelation of the most high God is summed up...
The Revelation of Yahweh to His chosen People was given to the Israelites and transmitted from generation to generation for centuries.
Peter defined the process of handing down the Revelation of Yahweh from father to son.
www.catholicapologetics.org /ap040100.htm   (1034 words)

  
 Very Revealing: The Constitution on Divine Revelation - Scripture From Scratch April©2005
Chapter 2 discusses how the divine revelation (described in chapter 1) is transmitted from generation to generation.
When we pray and open ourselves to this divine communication, God speaks to us, (as Karl Rahner has expressed it) not many words, but that single divine word that is the very life of the one who prays.
Reading the Constitution on Divine Revelation in the context of this opening speech and the rest of Vatican II, it is clear that the community of the church, the people of God, the bishops and teachers, have a role in making the faith understandable in each generation.
www.americancatholic.org /Newsletters/SFS/an0405.asp   (1998 words)

  
 Amazon.com: A Divine Revelation of Hell: Books: Mary K. Baxter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Divine Revelation of The Spirit Realm by Mary K. Baxter
Divine Revelation of The Spirit Realm by Mary K. Baxter in Front Matter, and Back Cover
A Divine Revelation of Heaven by Mary K. Baxter in Front Matter (1), and Front Matter (2)
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0883682796?v=glance   (1944 words)

  
 Re: Divine Revelation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
All who are capable of the Holy Spirit Revelation accomplish levels of Christ-like mindset which allows them to receive from the highest spheres of Spirit and pass it on without any of their opinions or beliefs intruding.
All who act in God to give forth revelation are chosen as Jesus chose Arnold and God chose Moses.
The passive state is the essential requirement to receive and convey the word purely.
christage.com /_disc2/00000038.htm   (213 words)

  
 Divine Revelation
We live in extraordinary times, as foretold in the Book of Revelation, the End of Times.
The Divine Messages published here are Copyright their respective owners and may be used for prayer groups and for personal use provided no words are altered and the copyright notice is attached.
Prayer requests may be sent to the address at the bottom of this letter for distribution to our prayer groups.
www.freewebs.com /boh/DRN/DRN1.htm   (2198 words)

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