Christian grace is a fundamental idea of the Christian religion, the pillar on which, by a special ordination of God, the majestic edifice of Christianity rests in its entirety.
Among the three fundamental ideas -- sin, redemption, and grace -- grace plays the part of the means, indispensable and Divinely ordained, to effect the redemption from sin through Christ and to lead men to their eternal destiny in heaven.
The Gaulish calendar appears to have divided the year into two halves: the 'dark' half, beginning with the month ), the beginning of the lunar cycle which fell nearest to the midpoint between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice.
The lunations marking the middle of each half-year may also have been marked by specific festivals.
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Though the office of Saviour is really one, it is virtually multiple: there must be an atonement for sin and damnation, an establishment of the truth so as to overcome human ignorance and error, a perennial source of spiritual strength aiding man in his struggle against darkness and concupiscence.
"end") is a festival on the end of the harvest season in Gaelic and Brythonic cultures, with aspects of a festival of the dead.
Many scholars believe that it was the beginning of the Celtic year.
There can be no doubt that Jesus Christ really fulfilled these three functions, that He therefore really saved mankind from sin and its consequences.
As teacher He established the reign of truth ; as king He supplied strength to His subjects; as priest He stood between heaven and earth, reconciling sinful man with his angry God. Christ as Teacher Prophets had foretold Christ as a teacher of Divine truth : "Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, for a leader and a master to the Gentiles " ( Isaiah 55:4 ).