At Capernaum the Lord encountered a man afflicted with palsy, who had been brought to Christ on a stretcher by four friends. Who would dare to authoritatively claim to pardon someone of his sins?
Only God has that prerogative. In addition, there is the subtle suggestion that in some way, the Lord was instrumental as well in the resurrection of his own body cf. These were permitted to inhabit the bodies of some people during the earthly days of Christ and his apostles.
The New Testament clearly indicates that demons were under the ultimate control of the Savior. Demons tormented a man who lived in the country of the Gerasenes. It most commonly denotes a heavenly order of created beings Psa. A consideration of the New Testament evidence reflects the fact that Christ exercises authority over these heavenly beings. In speaking of the coming day of judgment, Jesus himself declared:. However, that law was never designed to be a permanently binding legal document.
It was preparatory to the coming of the new covenant cf. Who, but an authoritatively endowed person, would dare to be so bold. The practice of publishing the New Testament with the words of Jesus in red type, however well-meaning, is misguided. The reason being, it leaves the impression with many that the words spoken by Christ are more important than the messages spoken and written by other inspired persons.
This is an erroneous conclusion. As Christ taught during his personal ministry, he emphatically declared that the messages of his inspired representatives would carry the same weight as his own declarations. On the evening of the last supper, just before his impending arrest, Christ repeatedly emphasized that after his departure his disciples would be empowered by the Holy Spirit.
He pledged that their messages would be those of the Comforter, the Holy Spirit 26 , and would likewise represent him. He declared that in their teaching they would be guided by the Spirit into all the truth Jn. Power What Do You Do? Kings, Duties Of Commerce.
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