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
accepts God and Jesus Christ into their lives. Various religious groups over the years have reinterpreted the Bible and some have even made distinctions between those passages that are God’s words and those that are men’s. The latter are often a reflection of changing time, for example, the move to remove sexist language and connotations which are attributed to the ideas of men rather than God. Hence, women as a result have tried to play a more equal role in the church, and in some denominations women
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
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.
Reflection Paper Bachelor of Science in Psychology (crisis Counseling) THEOLOGY 104 I thought I knew a lot about being a Christian that lives for Christ but this class has proven me wrong. Theology 104 has given me a greater understanding of what it means to be a true Christian and most importantly studying God’s word. I will be addressing two topics that I feel are essential to Christian living, and they are love and worship. Christianity is built on love and we are called to give God all
THEO 104 Reflection Paper Knowing about the Deity of Christ and the Death of Christ can change your understanding of what it means to be a Christian. This knowledge will take you deep into the history of Christianity, and what you need to know about Jesus Christ and how meaningful he is. The Deity of Jesus Christ is that he is God. He is God incarnated in human form who was sent to be our savior. The Death of Christ paid for all of our sins and redemption with God. It was the ultimate sacrifice
REFLECTION PAPER 2 JIMMY TROLINGER SUBMITTED TO DR. T.A. POWELL THEOLOGY 104-D67 LOU December 11, 2013 Trolinger 1 REFLECTION PAPER INTRODUCTION The purpose for my second reflection paper is much different than my first paper I wrote in week four. The second half of this course
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
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.
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