lørdag den 5. januar 2008

Jesu universalitet

”He (Jesus) brought the God of Israel to the nations, so that all the nations now pray to him and recognize Israel’s Scriptures as his word, the word of the living God. He has brought the gift of universality… This universality, this faith in the one God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob – extended now in Jesus’ new family to all nations over and above the bonds of decent according to flesh – is the fruit of Jesus’ work. It is what proves him to be the Messiah. It signals a new interpretation of the messianic promises that is based on Moses and the prophets, but also opens them up in a completely new way.” Pave Benedikt den 16., Jesus of Nazareth, p. 116 f..

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