9. Explain the role of the Paraclete as revealer of “truth.” The Paraclete has been called to as the spirit of truth, referring to the truth he would disclose to the disciples. The Spirit will only give guidance along the way of truth, as Jesus had already introduced them to the truth. 10. Does this mean “all truth?” Does that role pertain to the special disciples (Apostles) only, or to all believers?
Explain the importance of Christianity in the ethical decision making of adherents. Christianity is a monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus the Son of God. Christians, adherents of Christianity follow the Bible and its various teachings. The Old and the New Testament give examples of the way Christians should live their life by following Prophets and Jesus himself. It guides them to make the correct ethical decisions in life fulfilling their role as Christians.
It is not a reliable way. This includes reasoning and making predictions without further testing. Faith is another way that a lot of Christian believers us to seek the truth. The faith based way of seeking the truth is different from the scientific method in that it can answer a lot of questions about the most important truths. (Religious-Science.com 2008) The truths about the purpose of life and that our creator, God wants us to be happy and that he has a plan for each one of us.
BIBL 110-DO8 LUO Prof. William Floyd Biblical Worldview Essay Paul wrote the book of Romans to teach Christians of that area a godly view of life. Paul is sharing the way God wants us to view nature, our identity, our relationships, and how to deal with culture. Romans 1-8 has a lot of information to understand about how to live within these subject matters. This books show definitely the trouble we have as humans living within these subjects. The natural world was created by God.
Tozer emphasizes the power of worshiping God. He criticizes a large number of Christians for their substitutes for worship. The reason for man’s existence is to worship God for how loving he is. What man does in the day must be somehow focused toward worshiping God in order to fill the role in his creation. Humans lack true worship for a few reasons.
How far do the sources suggest that genuine concern for the state of religion lay behind Cromwell’s visitations? To begin with, Source 1 suggests that the concern for the state of religion was a significant reason for the visitations. This letter written by Richard Layton, a Royal Commissioner, claims that ‘the King intends reformation and correction of religion’. This clearly suggests that the visitations occurred in order to improve and cleanse the religious system. This is then reinforced by Source 2, written by Edward Lee, the Archbishop of York, which says that ‘all ecclesiastical persons should preach the sincere Word of God’.
There are lots of different interpretations of which source of morality is the greatest for use within the contemporary world. There are also two main categories these sources fall into; intellectual or instinctual. The Bible “All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness, in order that the man of God may be fully qualified, equipped for every good work.” For orthodox Protestants (Jehovah’s witnesses) and Evangelical Christians they affirm the Bible, first and foremost, as the inspired narrative of God's loving plan of redemption for His creation. These sects of Christianity tend to believe that the Bible is the only method that should be used when making ethical decisions, with writer Carl F. H. Henry calling ‘biblical ethics’ ‘Christian ethics.’ There is a diversity of approaches in the Bible which Christians can use to make ethical decisions; the Old Testament which includes the Decalogue, many of which have been applied in practical law today (‘thou shalt not kill’); and the New Testament involving the teachings of Jesus and St. Paul and the Golden Rule (‘treat others how you’d like to be treated’). The Bible is the witness to the central events of the Christian faith.
Jessie Moore Essay Outline: Placher CSBS 1311.06 Outline I. Placher begins his argument stating that the Bible is true and he will prove his statement correct by finding an another way of explaining how the Bible is true compared to how other believers try to explain. A. Placher’s first minor claim is if we say the Bible is true, then what the Bible means is true as well. He argues that we must comprehend the Bible’s genres, recognize the attitudes toward the narrating of details in history, and think about the social perspective that the Bible was written in to understand the truth about the Bible. 1. Placher states that the genre is important for understanding the meaning of the Bible because different genres make different truth claims.
As a Christian chaplain candidate, My desire is to wear the cross, and my actions speak volumes about my faith. Because of some of the restrictions on direct evangelism, the most important call is to show Christ through my life, and allow others to ask the questions. The Holy Spirit will work through both our words and our actions. People have to understand that the chaplaincy in the United States Military has a long history dating back to the Revolution. The role of the chaplain has changed considerably.