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.
Stewardship is the product of one’s new worldview that is brought about by one’s conversion. For example, how to most effectively use one’s opportunities, how one works and why, what one think and does, promoting the Gospel, living as a slave to righteous, and being a living sacrifice (Miller, n.d). Everything one has, including time, assets, effort, works, mental and physical abilities, etc. belongs to God and one is to skillfully manage it; for God’s glory and not for one’s lustful cravings. Stewards are to be trustworthy (Holy Bible, NIV, l Cor 10:26).
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work"(NIV, 2010). Using this Scripture, Dr. Adams provided four –step biblical process that are the elements in the process of change. The first step is teaching the truth of the Bible, which is the Word of God. The counselor must teach the client what God has to say about the situation and what His standards are for living. This teaching involves what Adams calls “teaching in the milieu” or through real life situations.
Educating yourself in the knowledge and the Fear of GOD is a biblical mandate. The Christian Education goals, I think would better the students entering the pre-k school level more so than an adult entering school, by this time the adult student should already have their beliefs and Fear of GOD. Because there is only one God and One Christ, there is only one Truth. The truth is the center and Criterion of Christian Education. Christian Education is a part of God’s purpose to put everything in Creation under the feet of Christ; it serves as part of His purpose to subdue people from all nations to the glory of God.
Final Reflection Essay Throughout this semester I have learned so much about God and His plan of salvation. I learned that in order to have salvation you must have an excellent relationship with God. You also must obey God and avoid all temptations from the devil and the world around us. I learned that God is love and that holiness is one of His qualities. Lastly, I learned that God will always love and forgive us.
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.
A fine working definition of spirituality is knowing God so I can please God. That is what godliness (spirituality) is all about. Paul makes this clear: "If anyone thinks himself to be a prophet or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things which I write to you are the commandments of the Lord" (1 Cor. 14:37). Spirituality is forever tied to knowing God and doing God's will.
As Christians we believe that our chief purpose in this life is to love the Lord God and to serve others in His name. Everyone has a worldview of some sort whether it is intentional or not. One’s worldview influences every aspect of their lives and how they interpret the world around them. (Word Count:130) Part II: A Biblical Worldview In the Christian faith one bases their entire existence on the infallible word of God (focusonthefamily.com). In the bible in Genesis 1:1 it is established that life began when God spoke it into existence.
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
These men were inspired and guided by the Holy Spirit ensuring God’s message was recorded accurately. The real author of the Bible is the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit was the inspiration, while the authors provided the means. The authors clearly used their vocabulary and experiences, but even they knew that the message was not theirs. You can see this yourself in the bible where “over 3,000 times in the Scripture the authors claim their message is from God.