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Tree of Life's Recent Activity

  1. Tree of Life replied to the thread What kind of man is God...?.

    You know, I work hard to get featured threads. How threads like this become featured, I'll never know.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 11:10 PM
  2. Tree of Life replied to the thread This Is My Body.

    Nor do we. I suppose this is the nub of the disagreement. We think it's only possible to receive Christ by faith. In your view, a...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 8:04 PM
  3. Tree of Life replied to the thread This Is My Body.

    The Reformed confessions also use the terminology "sacramental union". However we specify that we believe that Jesus is spiritually...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 7:38 PM
  4. Tree of Life replied to the thread Is the Eucharist a Sacrifice?.

    Indeed it does mean thanksgiving. However that term is not used to name the ritual in the NT itself. So the very name given to it by...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 6:43 PM
  5. Tree of Life replied to the thread A Faith You Can Touch.

    This is another big problem with Catholic ecclesiology. They seem unable to own this by virtue of their own theology. The Catholic...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 6:39 PM
  6. Tree of Life replied to the thread Is the Eucharist a Sacrifice?.

    It was a sacrament for the participants. The animal was a type of Christ. Jesus' blood is the only blood that truly remits sins. But in...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 4:04 PM
  7. Tree of Life replied to the thread Is the Eucharist a Sacrifice?.

    Leviticus 6:1-7 - The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “If anyone sins and commits a breach of faith against the Lord by deceiving his...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 3:54 PM
  8. Tree of Life replied to the thread Is the Eucharist a Sacrifice?.

    The issues are connected but not the same. Whether or not the elements are literally the body and blood of Christ and whether or not the...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 3:40 PM
  9. Tree of Life replied to the thread Is the Eucharist a Sacrifice?.

    This seems much looser and much more disconnected from the cross than the Bible's view of the Eucharist.

    Jan 17, 2018 at 3:29 PM
  10. Tree of Life replied to the thread Is the Eucharist a Sacrifice?.

    Yes I am familiar with the Didache material on the subject. It's hard to tell when this was written though.

    Jan 17, 2018 at 3:24 PM
  11. Tree of Life posted a new thread.

    Is the Eucharist a Sacrifice?

    Catholics and Orthodox believe that the Eucharist is a sacrifice. The elements become the body and blood of Jesus and the church offers...

    Forum: General Theology

    Jan 17, 2018 at 3:08 PM
  12. Tree of Life replied to the thread This Is My Body.

    Well as we know from logic, linguistics, and philosophy the order doesn't matter. When you've got a subject and predicate which are both...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 2:31 PM
  13. Tree of Life replied to the thread This Is My Body.

    John the Baptist also said of Jesus that he is "the lamb of God". This does not mean that Jesus is literally or physically a lamb. Jesus...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 2:05 PM