The goal of a Christian is to develop a close relationship with God through (Word of God) the ministry of Jesus Christ and by the aid of the Holy Spirit. Jesus is the anointed one from God the Father who came to this world, to fulfill the Old Testament laws and prophecies. Jesus performed miracles which are recorded in the Gospels by the eyewitnesses. Christianity teaches that there is one God, one faith and one baptism; it teaches that God made the universe, the earth and He created Adam and Eve and that God created man in His image, that mean God’s character. That means every person is made in God’s image and likeness.
Christians believe that everything that exists, is the result of God. The Bible states in Genesis 1:1, that God created the heavens and the earth in the beginning. 2 Peter 1:21 says that Moses who wrote Genesis while being inspired by the Holy Spirit, says that God is the creator of all living things. Almost all Christian churches teach that God is the trinity and was the major benefactor in the creation of mankind and the universe. What does it mean to be human and are we more important than animals?
Christianity: The One True Religion Christianity is the one true religion. You’re probably thinking, “Well, how do you know that?” I know this because the bible says so, in many places. One example of that is in Romans, chapter six. “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” This is saying that if we sin, and don’t ask God for forgiveness, the penalty is, and always will be, death. Also John chapter ten says, “I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved.” This is saying that if you believe in God, put all your faith in Him, you will be saved.
Describe the principle beliefs of Christianity Over the years, Christianity has organised its principle beliefs into a systematic theology. These principle beliefs have been discovered through scared text and writings and traditions of the Church. The principle beliefs include; Jesus as human and divine, Death and resurrection of Jesus, The nature of God and the Trinity, Revelation and Salvation. The divinity and humanity of Jesus Christ was easily understood in the time of the Roman Empire, as those could understand that a man could become a God. Athanasius suggested that Jesus was a God and also fully human at the same time and this theory was adopted as the correct teaching of the Church by the Roman Emperor Constantine.
The Bible teaches and illustrates Christian key beliefs and ideas. It is known to be the inspired Word of God, which sees the detailed formation of Christians key beliefs, most notably the nature of God, revelation, salvation, the divinity and humanity of Jesus Christ, as well as the death, resurrection and ascension of Christ. Major principle beliefs include: God created all that is seen and unseen. Christians believe that God is the creator of the universe. This is based on various Bible passages.
Jesus was crucified; he died on the cross for our sins and was resurrected, enabling us to be saved from sin. This is a major part of the concept of Salvation and is demonstrated in John 3:17: “For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.” Jesus’ death gives Catholics an opportunity to experience eternal life in Heaven with God. Salvation is a doctrine that is often mentioned throughout the Bible in both the Old and New Testament. This core belief is first revealed in the Bible in Book one, demonstrating its importance to Christian life. In the Old Testament, Genesis 49: 18 states, “I look for your deliverance, Lord,” and in the New Testament, Acts 4:12 states, “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.” There are 3 main sacraments that ensure Salvation.
This the world that God created and we live in to this day. In the natural world, Paul explains in Romans 1:20 “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities- His eternal power and divine nature-have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.” With the many creations that God has produced, the world should not be presented in an evil way. God gives us chances every day to show what is right in the world and how everything should be treated. God wants us to present ourselves in righteousness rather than in sin. When we receive God and his word, we should receive it with open arms rather than resist it.
Rom. 5:8: But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (4.) We must individually receive Jesus as Savior and Lord. Scriptures: John 1:12: Yet to all who did receive Him, to those who believed in His name, he gave the right to become children of God.
Old Testament Central to what is referred to in theological circles as “Missio Dei” or Mission of God is the idea that “God is one who initiates and sustains mission.” And from the beginning pages of the Bible, it is easy to see that God had a specific purpose in mind. Through the stories, we can see how God’s mission focuses on the redemption of mankind from the effects of sin. “He has been on mission throughout history to accomplish His purpose throughout the earth. Each time we see God in the Bible, He is acting in accordance with His purpose: to reveal Himself in order that His name would be glorified, that His Kingdom would be established and that some from every people would
Obviously, Jesus holds a unique position as God incarnate, the second person of the Holy Trinity. Consistent with His teachings, however, believers have always used the word Father when referring to God. One of the most important creeds in Christian history begins with the phrase, "We believe in one God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible." This simple affirmation carries several important truths our children need to understand. Here are some of those essential truths: Father = source Our earthly fathers are an important source of our genetic makeup.