Christianity is a world-wide religion that has and continues to go through many changes and transformations in response to changing social conditions. The Bible is typically recognized as the word of God, and therefore a sacred text. However, even Christians have challenged some of the basic premises including whether it was written by true God-inspired men or by those just claiming to know God. As such, conservative and progressive wings of the religion have arisen in an attempt to address questions
I. Introduction Two topics that have developed my understanding of Theology and Christianity are worship and prayer. As a young man who was raised in the church I constantly searched for ways to deepen my prayer life with God and worship him with all of my being. I learned to pray from my Grandmother who taught me the Lord’s Prayer, which helped me to communicate with God more and paved a way to how I worship God. I feel these two topics can be joined together because they come from the heart.
I. Introduction During this course we have learned many principles that have changed my understanding of what it means to be a Christian. The topics that generated the most thought for me were, Did Jesus need to be born of a virgin?, Does the Bible have authority?, and Does it matter if Jesus was raised bodily, or is spiritual resurrection sufficient? Prior to taking this course I had never really thought about any of them. I was raised a Catholic, until I was old enough to have the option of
1-4Introduction Throughout the first half of this course, a few of the Christian doctrines have had a significant impact of my view of what being a Christian really is. The first of these is the certainty that the Bible is the inspired word of God and is true in its entirety. Secondly, I have gained a much clearer understanding of what it means to be saved by grace through faith. Part One: The Bible is the Inspired Word of God Theological Definition: While the personality of the human authors
Theo 104 Reflection Paper #1 I. Introduction: Within the first four weeks of this course we have discussed several topics which have given me an opportunity to review my belief in Christ and what it means to be a Christian. For the duration of this paper, I will be discussing two specific topics which have sparked my interest and help support my faith in Christ. The topics I chose are belief and salvation because they are the core words for every Christian. Without belief, there would be no
Theology 104-D14 Jenna Erickson Reflection Paper 1 04/13/2015 I. Introduction Upon sitting down at my desk to write this Reflection paper, I had to put a lot of time and thought into which topics I wanted to discuss and go further in-depth with. Knowing where I stood throughout much of my life, and then in the beginning of this class I have decided upon the topics of Doubt and Reconciliation. I believe these two topics can go hand-in-hand with each other. Doubt being first, but then overcoming
Reflection Paper - Theology 104 Reflection Paper – Theology 104 Melletta Spinner THEO–104–D56 LUO 11/16/13 Reflection Paper – Theology 104 I. Introduction After careful consideration of all of the information that has been present in these short weeks of study, the two topics that resonate the most with me are prayer and worship. This class has given me a great understanding of Christianity, my own personal convictions, and what it really means to live a life of Christianity.
Reflection Paper One THEO 104 Liberty University February 10, 2014 I. Introduction My two topics I will address for my Reflection Paper are (1) Eternality of Christ and (2) Hope. Because of what I have learned through the first 4 weeks of this course, Theology 104, I have been profoundly affected by the ever-lasting proofs in Scripture of the “Great I Am”, Jesus – who IS the beginning and the end, the Alpha and the Omega of all creation. Because of my greater understanding of the Eternality
Reflection Paper Theo 104 Liberty University April 14, 2014 I. Introduction The two topics that I would like to discuss in this reflection paper stood out to me in a profound way. First the Eternality of Christ and the second being the Fall of Man. The overwhelming amount of history that I learned in the past four weeks of this Theology class will stay with me and will affect my everyday decisions for the rest of my life. My overall understanding of my topics as well as many others truly
Reflection Paper 1 Reflection Paper: Jean O’Fee Theology 104, D-76 Professor Hall August 5, 2012 Reflection Paper 2 Reflection Paper I. Introduction 1. Did Jesus claim to be God? 2. Did Jesus need to be born of a virgin? 3. If a person is a Christian, does it matter how they live their life? II.