The idea of the individual has long been central in most societies. This article looks at the role and place of the individual and individualism in the Bible. In the Old Testament, the prophets Ezekiel and Jeremiah emphasize the importance of the individual, highlighting that each individual is accountable for his own sin. This article discusses prophetic individuality as a recurring theme in Scripture, which finds its fulfillment in Christ as the One that died for the whole people. The author concludes by applying this concept of prophetic individuality to Christians today, emphasizing the importance of Christians finding their identity in Christ.
Source: Anvil, 1992. 12 pages.
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