Steinbeck’s reference from the Bible reflects his personal analysis about religion and allows him to reinforce his theme of migrant families emerging to form a community to work together. Steinbeck uses the protagonist, Tom Joad, ex-preacher
1 Augustine as Mentor: A Model for Preparing Spiritual Leaders Book Review Sheila R. Peacock Student ID: L24943396 History of the Christian Church I CHHI 520 B04 Prof. John Landers September 20, 2012 2 Smither, Edward L. Augustine as Mentor: A Model for Preparing Spiritual Leaders. Nashville, TN: B&H Academic, 2008. Edward L. Smither, an associate Professor Church History and Intercultural Studies at Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary, presents the life and works of Augustine, a legacy, of the past and present-day. The book is informative, well-written, and well-documented account of Aurelius Augustinus (354-430). An historical account of the person, character, and works of Augustine, a mentor, are addressed in various
2. The Bible is a revelation of God in that God chooses to use it in working salvation in the believing community. 3. The Bible is a revelation of God in that the Bible tells us about God (Couch, 2009, p4.). The essential or main responsibility of evangelical theology is defining the divine transcendence immanence within the faith shared as a believing society within a specified literary context.
As a Christian chaplain candidate, My desire is to wear the cross, and my actions speak volumes about my faith. Because of some of the restrictions on direct evangelism, the most important call is to show Christ through my life, and allow others to ask the questions. The Holy Spirit will work through both our words and our actions. People have to understand that the chaplaincy in the United States Military has a long history dating back to the Revolution. The role of the chaplain has changed considerably.
As a Christian our lives are to serve and obey God’s Laws his commandments and the purpose is to get into heaven. This and now is only a test to see if your worthy to enter and inherit his praise. In conclusion: The overall view of this module I learned about the Christian Worldview and how Christianity is viewed in the world. The Bible timeline open thoughts on my own beliefs, and knowing that I am a Christian and find more about my personal views. The detail outline really made me focus on critical thinking of GOD and what I truly believe in accordance to worldview and notice that majority of my commitments are consistent with the beliefs of Christian Theism.
15. What are four (4) specific lessons learnt from the sanctuary and its services that pertain to spirituality and faith? 16. Using Jesus as the model and the example he set by his prayer life, how can the discipline of prayer be made more meaningful? Discuss.
Bill Fay said that there are two basic principles that will work in sharing the scriptures. The first one is by faith, which comes from “Faith comes from hearing the word of God (Romans 10:17), then the second principle would be how do you understand what you have just read (Luke 10:26). The scriptures of the bible are the profound authority of God, Bill Fay would have the non-believer to read the scriptures and ask if they understand what they have read so if they say no then he will ask them in
Prayer is simply communing with God. Jesus set the perfect example for prayer when he taught his disciples what we call the Lords’ prayer. There are times in our life when we don’t know what to pray for but the word of God said that the Holy Spirit will make intercession for us. The Apostle Paul and Silas prayed and the Holy Spirit caused the ground to shake during their imprisonment. During the book of Acts we see not only the early Church praying but also the disciples.
And last but not least, why are personal testimonies important in sharing the gospel? As we continue in this reflection paper, these three topics will be addressed. And not only addressed but we will learn to of credit all of the knowledge to the power of God. In recognizing the power of God, we learn more about who we are in Christ. And as we learn who we are in Christ, we will be driven by the power of God.