Many believers do not count the cost of following Christ. One is told to accept the free gift of eternal life, repent of sins, join a church, and then learn to do the best one can concerning all the rest. One is usually not told about the cost of being a Christ-follower, nor does one have much of an idea of what God expects of them now that they are saved. Stewardship is entirely based on the first commandment, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind” (Holy Bible, NIV, Mat 22:37). Stewardship is the product of one’s new worldview that is brought about by one’s conversion.
INTRODUCTION All mankind does not live by Christian morals and values. So, Christians live in a secular world—a world full of different people from different backgrounds with different upbringing and varied religious views. In that sense, all people are unique and should be valued through love and respect. This would support Christians are unique because of who they are, different from the secular world. What God expects of His children and their environment is clearly stated throughout the Bible.
Christians believe that Humanity is saved through Gods grace and the acceptance of Christ as their savior. They believe that all sins can be forgiven by asking God to forgive you and that you are accepted in heaven once your sins are forgiven. Christianity also affected it followers in many ways. First, this religion established ten basic commandments for how to live like “you shall not kill” and “you shall not steal” (Document 1). These commandments are an example for what not to do in your life.
This evidence is consistent with Genesis 1:1, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” Paul eluded to this when he said that God’s invisible qualities, eternal power, and divine nature is clearly seen, being understood by what has been made, so that men are without excuse (Rom.1:20). Therefore, we are to worship the Creator and not the creation (1:25). But fallen man do not give God the honor and glory for all the beauty and order He designed in His wonderful universe He created.
Job had direct communication with God and he often exclaimed his faith, “I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end He will stand upon earth. And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God” (19:25-26). In ancient Israel, God was seen as a physical being. Job thought that through his sufferings God would appear to him and be one with him. God the Almighty still exists in today’s day and age but there are many skeptics, non believers and atheists who disapprove of the thought of God and faith
The counselor's role is to give the client tools to aid them in their growth with God and act as a tool for God to use. The only way for a client to change is to truly accept God and allow Him to lead them in His direction and in His time. As stated in 2 Corinthians 5:17: "Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new." Introduction The counselor is to be a tool for God to use. The only way for a client to change is to truly accept God and allow Him to lead them in His direction and in His time.
Jesus never tried to hide his miracles and always performed them where they could be seen with many witnesses. Dr. Elmer Towns says in his book, Core Christianity (What is Christianity all about? ), he says, “When an individual understands the deity of Jesus––that He is God––… The miracle was His conception by the Holy Spirit in the womb of the Virgin Mary.” Another topic that this paper will reflect on is death. In general, many people fear death, but God in the Bible says that we should not fear anything that the enemy has planned for His people, the children of God. God made us and loves us He does not want us (His children) to fear death.
In Genesis God is clearly the creator; he creates the 'heavens and the earth' Genesis 1:1, God creates the fish in the sea, birds in the heaven, animals on land. It is God who creates all this, there is no question or argument of that. There is a real focus on the creation of humanity, God creates man in his 'own image'. Before everything he creates God says 'Let there be...' and there is and it is 'very good'. The notion of everything being 'very good' explains that the creation of these things was very much intentional by God and is not appeared by chance.
Why My Life Matters to God 2 Throughout this semester I have learned why my life matters to God through Core 100 and the different activities and discussions that we have done. God made each individual like himself, who could reason and feel love and only his opinion matters. God gave me specific gifts and talents to carry out my calling, which is what he wants for me. I know that God has great plans for me and something for me to accomplish in this life. God also created relationships in my life to help me through the tough times because my life matters to him.
After they get out of one problem then a new one appears. For every situation they are in God is there to help them. They are dependent on God to help them get out of a problem. We are not sure about their religion but we know that they practiced some sort of Christianity and pagan traditions. The characters of Beowulf always mention Christian God throughout the whole poem.