The record of the Lord’s Prayer has been recorded by Matthew and Luke in their account of Jesus Christ. This model of prayer has been part of Christian liturgy and tradition from the very beginning of Christendom. This model of prayer by Jesus Christ has been seen of underline the very theological mission and life of Jesus. Our Father who art in heaven The opening of the prayer, “Our Father who art in heaven” reflects Jesus’ own style of addressing God and which therefore also indicates Jesus’ intention that his disciples should share in his own sense of intimate sonship to God as Father. Jesus in the account of the four Gospels is seen to teach that God is our Father and seeks that kind of relationship with us.
In the Old Testament, we can identify the Kingdom of God which the Lord personally has planted. Malkuth Shamayim (Kingdom of God in Hebrew) means the sole sovereignty in Heaven. In the Book of Exodus 19:6 it is written that “‘you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites.” Here God is the king, Israel is the nation and the Israelites belong to the people of God. In this context, the concrete nation of the Messiah, the real model of the Kingdom of God has its origin in the Davidic dynasty. We can witness “the Oracle of Nathan” in 2 Samuel 7:14-16 as well as in 2 Chronicles 17:12-14: “I will be his father, and he will be my son …… our house and your kingdom will endure forever before me; your throne will be established forever.” This words indicate the
In detail we will discuss the relationship between inspiration and inerrancy. And then, before concluding this paper we will discuss how the answers to these questions provide structure to how we as Christians should live our lives. To a Christian who has accepted God as their personal Lord and Savior the Bible has authority. The same should not be said for someone who hasn’t made that confession. As a Christian we have accepted that the Bible contains the true Word of God written by apostles who received divine inspiration to guide the recorded works.
The Book of Proverbs is the word of God that instructs people how to apply divine wisdom to daily life and to provide moral instruction. The Book of Psalms is the longest book in the Bible, with 150 individual psalms. It is also one of the most diverse, since the psalms deal with such subjects as God and His creation, war, worship, wisdom, sin and evil, judgment, justice, and the coming of the Messiah. According to An Historical Survey of the Old Testament by Eugene H. Merrill, psalms constitute the hymn book of Israel. Traditionally, the psalms are separated into five books containing a collection of prayers, poems, and hymns that focus the worshiper's thoughts on God in praise and adoration.
Worldview Assignment Clarissa Nassar Liberty University Part I: What is a worldview? According to Webster’s dictionary the word “worldview” has to do with one’s particular philosophy on life or conception of the world. The Barna Research Group found out in a recent study that only 4 percent of Americans have a “biblical” worldview (focusonthefamily.com). David Noebel, author of Understanding the Times, describes a worldview as “any ideology, philosophy, theology, movement or religion that provides an overarching approach to understanding God, the world and man’s relations to God and the world. As Christians we believe that our chief purpose in this life is to love the Lord God and to serve others in His name.
All three religions belief in a Holy Scripture, Judaism believes in the Torah, Christianity the Bible and Islam the Quran. Christianity by some can be viewed as a continuation of Judaism, in the sense that both share part of the same book. The Torah is known by Christians as the Old Testament in the Bible. Christianity is mostly based on what is known as the New Testament which is the beginning of Jesus life on planet earth as the son of God. In the Judaism religion it is not believe that the “messiah has come” where as Christians have viewed Jesus as the Messiah who was here once and whom will return again for its followers.
The Jewish holy book is called the Torah, which is the written law of God's instructions. Jews believe that the Torah was given to the Prophet Moses. It teaches Jews how to act with moral behaviors, think, and even feel about life and death. Christianity, which has roots in Judaism, also believes that the Ten Commandments are the primary set of laws as well. Followers of the Christian faith believe that Jesus is the Messiah, so it's doctrine is based on the life and teachings of Jesus.
It is important to define the term we are using. The term “Biblical” is added as a descriptor to indicate the lens or filter that will be used to formulate this worldview. We believe the Bible is the inerrant, inspired word of God (Fee & Stuart Page 69 & 73). It all began with God. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit (the Trinity) were all actively working as One in this beautiful creation story.
I would like to emphasize the first part of that scripture, In the beginning God… My worldview begins and ends with that fact. Moses knew Him as the “I AM”, as found in (Exodus 3:14). I know Him as Jesus. With my understanding of who God is I am enabled to know who I am. The Bible informs me in (Romans 8:15).
A. What is meant by “the call of God”? How can you know if you have received the call of God? The call of God is the term used to describe our response to the prompting of God to go into ministry with Him. Each one of us is called by God and the basis of that calling is set out in Matthew 28:19 “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” We can see clearly from Matthew 28:19 that each of us who have been born again, water baptised and filled with the Holy Spirit have a direct and unmistakable calling from God to serve Him in ministry.