And last but not least, why are personal testimonies important in sharing the gospel? As we continue in this reflection paper, these three topics will be addressed. And not only addressed but we will learn to of credit all of the knowledge to the power of God. In recognizing the power of God, we learn more about who we are in Christ. And as we learn who we are in Christ, we will be driven by the power of God.
In my opinion a Symbol narrows down a broad and endless topic like what God represents, to one thing or few things. A symbol generates the intrinsic meaning that causes a reaction from within us and from this we can gain a full understanding. To say a symbol can provide a meaningful way to talk about God is strong in some aspects. For example, from my experiences of going to church, when I re-collect what it is like to go to Church, I automatically think of a warm, inviting place which is open to forgiveness and gives every walk of life the freedom to express themselves. This emotion inside me and outlook is created I think of a Church.
As a Christian our lives are to serve and obey God’s Laws his commandments and the purpose is to get into heaven. This and now is only a test to see if your worthy to enter and inherit his praise. In conclusion: The overall view of this module I learned about the Christian Worldview and how Christianity is viewed in the world. The Bible timeline open thoughts on my own beliefs, and knowing that I am a Christian and find more about my personal views. The detail outline really made me focus on critical thinking of GOD and what I truly believe in accordance to worldview and notice that majority of my commitments are consistent with the beliefs of Christian Theism.
Beginning in chapter 12 Paul discussed how Christians are to live. In Romans 12:1 Paul urges the Christians: “in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God.” Paul continuously reminds the people to live above reproach and renew their minds so that they do not become part of the world. In the entire book of Romans Paul discusses the topic of how we as Christians should live, but Moo makes a great point in our book of how chapter 12 is a more in depth teaching on this matter. Moo states that "All theology is practical, and all practice, if it is truly Christian, is theological. Paul's gospel is deeply theological, but it is also eminently practical.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper). Hammett goes on to detail how through these ordinances believers are united to Christ (263). He discusses the proper administration of these ordinances and explains how we should properly view these in our worship. This chapter focuses heavily on the theological, biblical, and practical issues surrounding each of the ordinances and our view on
2. The Bible is a revelation of God in that God chooses to use it in working salvation in the believing community. 3. The Bible is a revelation of God in that the Bible tells us about God (Couch, 2009, p4.). The essential or main responsibility of evangelical theology is defining the divine transcendence immanence within the faith shared as a believing society within a specified literary context.
It explains about the Bible in a generic way. The purpose of the Bible is to be an instructional manual to Christians. In essence, it should be the blueprint of a Christian life. It tells of conditional, unconditional, seasonal and consequential promises by God. In Deuteronomy 28, it is very clear of God’s blessings and curses for these promises.
On the other hand, the Address mainly focused on the argument of unity. In the above discussion, other major principles of the document include the purpose and the method of restoring peace and unity with the Christendom. For instance, the primary objective, in this case, entails the unification of Christians as the people of God. Disunity in Christianity is a stumbling block to progress among Christian faithful. About the method of restoring peace and unity, Thomas Campbell in his document highly believed in a direct appeal to the
Paul Episcopal Church the congregation was participating in Eucharist. Which is the "re-presentation" of Christ's atoning sacrifice, with the elements transubstantiated into Christ's physical as well as spiritual Body and Blood. The first thing that happened when the service began they said a prayer and then began with the process of the Eucharist. They started with the bread first which represents the body of Christ. Before eating the bread they said another prayer to god and while that was happening there was a loud bell sounds three or four times.