So many Christians still believe that in order to be loved by God one should do something first. No, God loves us for who we are. When the connection is created and God is allowed to enter into persons heart, then transformation occurs and lifestyle changes to a true Christianity. It is important to say that when people realize that they need to change they realize that it is sometimes easier to corrupt the Word of God so it will serve their purpose and
Christian Studies Essay Option #2 “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life”. John 3:16 With reference to the quotation above, outline how Christianity presents the central problem for human existence and explain how this problem is addressed in Christian teaching and practice. Christianity believes that the main problem that comes with human existence is the sin people accumulate throughout their daily lives. This sin, which is attained through bad deeds and the falling short of god’s standards, is the main issue in human existence as it not only creates problems in this life but can also create separation from god and eternal
The Holy Spirit leaves in me and has helped me discern what is right and wrong. God is perfect; therefore, as a Christian I strive everyday to be more like God. Evil exists because the devil, which initially was an angel of light, wanted to be above God and no one can be more than God. He created me with a purpose in life and is to develop my spiritual life, serve Him, others and follow His word. I am committed to my Christian beliefs since I based my knowledge in the Bible.
Biblical Worldview What is biblical worldview? Biblical worldview is basically a perspective on how Christians view life. In other words this means that a Christian’s way of living is based off the bible and God. A biblical worldview perspective can also be defined how Christians view the world and how they live because of their biblical worldview. Its also the way we all each look at the world individually.
According to McGrath the inclusivist viewpoint became popular in the 1890’s centered on words from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount that He came to fulfill not to destroy. Inclusivist thought could be summarized as “all that there is of truth and inspiration in other religions must find its fulfillment in Jesus Christ” (McGrath, 2011,
It is noted that you need a personal intimate relationship with God thru his son Jesus Christ. In (Deuteronomy 11:13) it states simply you should love your neighbor as you do yourself. Christianity is about relationships with God, not to simply follow the tenants of religion. 4) QUESTION OF MORALITY: Morality is the difference between right and wrong, a how you should live your life. In (Psalm 5:15) IT states that man is born a sinner and cannot save himself.
Being a Christian involves devout prayer and good deeds for others. In points fifty-two through fifty-five Luther expressed the importance of spending time preaching the word, instead of spending time talking about pardons. Points fifty-six through sixty-eight state that it is natural to want riches and the men of the Church had many treasures, but Luther advised the greatest treasure could be found in the Holy Word and in the Grace of God. Again, in points sixty-nine through eight-one Luther warns the people of trusting in the letters of pardon and confusing them with true forgiveness and salvation. Only repentance
In Genesis 1 NIV God created all. We know this because we believe that the Bible is a revelation of God for us to know he exist. It is written 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.” God created everything for mankind to glorify Him and for us to be closer to Him. Human identity is found in knowing Christ and our true nature. We learn in Romans that we need Jesus Christ to justify, sanctify, and glorify us (Rom 8:30).
The singleness and agreement of God was greatly emphasized by the Jews and Muslims. However, Christians’ pronouncement of the singleness of God is most of the times misunderstood, for the reason that Christians believe in the Holy Trinity which doesn’t show defiance of monotheism but a declaration of the involvedness of the Divine Being. These three religions consider God as the beginning and cause of everything we see around us. They also believe that God is a caring God that is concern to all human beings. God is morally correct and has given us commandments that will help all of us live in a life that is according to his likeness.
The Question of Meaning/Purpose- Christian’s belief that mankind were created to worship God, to glorify him, by being obedient, praying and being thankful Psalm 95:1 We are here to serve God, to have a personal relationship with him, to accept Jesus Christ in our hearts and belief that he is our Lord and Savior, to trust that he came to this world and gave hos life for us, to forgive our sins, and to allow him to love us and give us eternal life. 4. The Question of Morality- Mankind was created good, sin entered the world through Adam and Eve when they ate from the forbidden tree. God is Holy he is separated fro Evil, being created in the image of God, humans have a conscience and can distinguish good from bad. Jesus came to this world Matthew 28:19 to tell us that we are free from sin, follow him, create other disciples and reign in the glory of God for eternity.