I seek protection for myself in the Omnipotent of the heavens. I seek protection for myself in the One with Whose Name no disease harms.
Roles and epithets See also: He fathered many of the heroes and was featured in many of their local cults. Though the Homeric "cloud collector" was the god of the sky and thunder like his Near-Eastern counterparts, he was also the supreme cultural artifact; in some senses, he was the embodiment of Greek religious beliefs and the archetypal Greek deity.
Aside from local epithets that simply designated the Son of god as doing something random at some particular place, the epithets or titles applied to Zeus emphasized different aspects of his wide-ranging authority: Zeus Aegiduchos or Aegiochos: Zeus as patron of the marketplace agora and punisher of dishonest traders.
Zeus as keeper of oaths. Exposed liars were made to dedicate a votive statue to Zeus, often at the sanctuary at Olympia Zeus Olympios: Zeus as the patron of hospitality xenia and guests, avenger of wrongs done to strangers Additional names and epithets for Zeus are also: Zeus as the averter of ills Apomyius Zeus as one who dispels flies Astrapios "Lightninger": Zeus as a weather god Bottiaeus: Worshipped at Antioch  Brontios "Thunderer": Zeus as a weather god Diktaios: Zeus as lord of the Dikte mountain range, worshipped from Mycenaean times on Crete  Ithomatas: Panhellenic cults The major center where all Greeks converged to pay honor to their chief god was Olympia.
Their quadrennial festival featured the famous Games. There was also an altar to Zeus made not of stone, but of ash, from the accumulated remains of many centuries' worth of animals sacrificed there.
Outside of the major inter- polis sanctuaries, there were no modes of worshipping Zeus precisely shared across the Greek world.
Most of the titles listed below, for instance, could be found at any number of Greek temples from Asia Minor to Sicily. Certain modes of ritual were held in common as well: Zeus Velchanos With one exception, Greeks were unanimous in recognizing the birthplace of Zeus as Crete.
Minoan culture contributed many essentials of ancient Greek religion: The local child of the Great Mother, "a small and inferior deity who took the roles of son and consort",  whose Minoan name the Greeks Hellenized as Velchanos, was in time assumed as an epithet by Zeus, as transpired at many other sites, and he came to be venerated in Crete as Zeus Velchanos "boy-Zeus"often simply the Kouros.
In the Hellenistic period a small sanctuary dedicated to Zeus Velchanos was founded at the Hagia Triada site of a long-ruined Minoan palace. Broadly contemporary coins from Phaistos show the form under which he was worshiped: The dramatic setting of Plato 's Laws is along the pilgrimage-route to one such site, emphasizing archaic Cretan knowledge.
On Crete, Zeus was represented in art as a long-haired youth rather than a mature adult and hymned as ho megas kouros, "the great youth". The myth of the death of Cretan Zeus, localised in numerous mountain sites though only mentioned in a comparatively late source, Callimachus together with the assertion of Antoninus Liberalis that a fire shone forth annually from the birth-cave the infant shared with a mythic swarm of beessuggests that Velchanos had been an annual vegetative spirit.If Your Son is not Born Again: God, I come to You today in the Name of Jesus, claiming the salvation of my son.
I claim by faith that he is saved. The term "Son of God" occurs more than 40 times in the Bible, all of them in the New Testament.
The phrase is found in the KJV in Dan. , but the Hebrew word of God is actually in the plural so it should read, “son of the gods.” So, what do we find when we examine the phrase in the New.
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Question: "What does it mean that Jesus is the Son of God?" Answer: Jesus is not God’s Son in the sense of a human father and a son.
God did not get married and have a son.
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