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What is the Buddhist Critique of the Christian understanding of God
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...lives of human beings. The Bible records untold suffering of people of God who have succumbed to illnesses. For instant, in Egypt, God caused the lives of the Egyptians to be miserable, in sicknesses and plagues because of the treatment, which they directed to the Israelites (Exodus 9:8-12)25. The plagues described in the Bible describe the ability of God to reverse normal life conditions to misery. People fear factors that contribute to misery of sicknesses. However, it is important to acknowledge contributing factors that led to the decisions to plague the Egyptians. It would be bias to discredit Christian God when the whole idea that contributed to the incident... What is the Buddhist Critique of the ...
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Christian Education
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...Christian Education 26th November 2009 I. Introduction: In an age of secularism and emphasis on materialism, there is an urgent need to form the minds of young people in the way of God - “teach them the way they should go, so that when they grow up they would not depart from it”1 Like traditional education, which focuses more on enriching the child intellectually to meet the demands of the real world, Christian Education achieves the same objective, but goes beyond the former to equip the child with the requisite knowledge of God to help live triumphantly in the secular world. ....
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How does God heal today Compare and contrast Christian approaches to wholeness and healing
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...God Heals: Christian Approaches Vs Wholeness and Healing Introduction Healing is one of the most frequent themes in the long and sprawling history in the religion of Christianity. Health is the ever-changing states of a person or a society’s well being of mental, economic, physical, political, social and spiritual, it encompasses the well-being of a person with others and with God (Church of England, 2000, p110). In the old times, healing came to men in very many different forms and ways. God communicated to men sometimes directly or through other men. He gave special powers to some men, in society, who would heal the sick. Coming in wholeness, with God Himself, was one way of bringing good... How God...
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The Truth About God
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...Christians pray “God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit” (Clayton 18). Ellen White is one of the renowned Christians who have tried to define God in her writings. According to her, God is the Father of Jesus, and Jesus is His son (Clayton 24). Ellen also believes that God is the source of all being. In tandem with this assertion, Ellen claims that the Father’s life flows to all people through His beloved Son who is Jesus. Ellen like other Christians believes that God is omnipresent. According to her, this is evidenced by the presence of thousands and thousands of holy beings doing the will of God. Ellen further asserts that the thousands... The Truth about God There are many teachings of...
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My Christian Worldview
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...God except by reading the Holy Scriptures because he reveals himself to humans through the Bible. Owing to His transcendent nature, God is sovereign over all matter and living things and he uses his power for the goof of all. In essence, the Goodness of God is means to save humankind from his sins that have been deeply rooted in man since the days of Adam. Christianity takes the belief that only one omnipotent God exists and Hi works closely with His Angels for the good of all human beings. It implies that God ranks humankind above all other living and non-living things within the cosmos (Edwards, 2010).  When it comes to the nature of external reality, Deism... Christian...
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Foundational to the Christian faith is the belief that mankind is created in the image of God
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...God has lain out for his followers by botha literal interpretation within the Bible as well as the contextual understanding that Christ came to provide the ultimate example for how humans should behave towards one another and conduct their lives. This understanding and belief serves as a fundamental backbone of nearly each and every Christian faith; however, it was not a concept that was presented upon the life and birth of His Son. Rather, the importance of being “in the image of God” is a concept that demands immediate attention as well as moral and theological/doctrinal importance and can... ?One of the most important concepts that is presented within the Bible is with regards to the example that God...
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Christianity subscribes to the notion of God being all-good and all-powerful, whereas Hinduism envisions Brahman as encompassing both good and evil
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...living beings. Most Christians believe that this relationship of father and child has been made through the Holy Son, Jesus Christ, who is God incarnate and who is the saviour of entire mankind. So in Galatians act 4:4-7, we find mention that through Christ, all human beings will be made adopted children of God. The Holy Spirit is the ghost or entity, that guides one to follow Jesus and lead the ideal Christian life. This Holy Spirit resides within the body of all human beings and has the power to cast out evil spirits and bring in the ‘fruits of the holy spirit’, transforming a person... ‘God’ or ‘Brahman’- Two Roads that Lead to the Same Destination Introduction The first and foremost question that...
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Christian Believes
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...Christians believe that God is both creator and redeemer. Choose one of these ideas and show how this view influences how Christians think about reality and other people. Christianity sees God as the absolute being that can save people. God created the world and he can destroy it. On the other hand, God is the Savior for all mankind: “As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth” (Job 19.25). This salvation involves primarily spiritual salvation, which can be given to people by God. Salvation implies that people are able to avoid the judgment of God who pursues the punishment of sinners... The Features of the Christian Faith The readings and discussions...
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Christian wordview
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...Christians are to know that the world we live in is not in its perfect state and should therefore not cleave to it but instead trust in the Lord who will guide them through the restoration of the glory of creation that was lost because of sin. Part 2 God and the Nature of the Universe This week’s interaction in class has given me an important revelation. Although I have been exposed to Christian teachings and attended church services over the past, analyzing various verses regarding creation and Christ’s mission on earth gave me a deeper insight on our purpose as human being, the will of God... Prof: Christian Worldview Part Matthew 3:13-17 – According to John, who had...
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Jesus as God
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...Christianity. For example, Christian values suggest living with love and being compassionate to others however, this may not be followed exactly by the followers as human emotions may become more dominant than the religious values of a person. It is therefore relative however, being a Christian one needs to follow a certain code of life. Conclusion Different Biblical traditions suggest that Jesus did claimed to be God or acted as if he was executing God like attributes... ?Introduction Jesus Christ is considered as one of the most influential personalities in world for his overall influence on the way world is shaped now. A closer look at the history of Christianity would suggests that one of the...
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Christian worldview of financial accounting
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...Christian world view. Discussion The Christian worldview on financial accounting advocates for ethics in business. It is hence evident that a Christian will always carry out the business activities differently from an atheist. According to Christian worldview, financial accounting is of great importance in a number of ways. One of the ways is helping Christians to live debt free lives. It is not the will of God for His children to live in destitution and debts. Debts have stretched from the individual Christians to the national levels. The Christian worldview tends to explain to Christians how savings, budgets and investments should be used accordingly to help the Christians live... Christian worldview...
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Jew, Christian, Muslim
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...Christian, Muslim Despite their differences, the three religions strongly believe in sacred written revelations thathave existed with them since the age of the prophets. The most common scripture among them is the law of Moses, also called the Torah, that outlines how God wants people to live with each other. The three believe in the same God, and that the scripture was given by Him to the people through the prophets. Christians believe that divinely inspired people wrote them, and a review had to be done over time to qualify them as holy scriptures. Muslims, however, believe that the scripture was handed to Prophet Mohammed word by word and he put it down in writing for reference by people... Jew,...
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Depicting God Through the two literatures presented
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...God, they tone, confidence and boldness changes, and their assurance of living in harmony with God and being successful candidates of happiness and eternity, they no longer seem to fear death. Instead, the Christians gain more confidence to confront death, since they are well prepared for the eternal life, and they are no longer disturbed by the baggage of sin, since death is only a short sleep that shifts Christians to eternity (Stirling, 251). At this point, the Christians are free, ready and willing to submit to death, because they perceive it as a transition from the life they are living to a more... Depicting God Through the literature Donne’s Holy Sonnets have applied different forms of God, while...
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Form a christian perspective
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...Christianity. Despite being a monotheistic religion, Christians refer less to God while more to Christ (whom Christians see as a God’s son) and to other iconic figures, primary historical postures (saints) when praying. Christians relay on stories about Christ and saints, on the wisdom they were proclaiming, truth they were teaching, and try to follow examples of Christ and saints in own lives. Christ and saints are also used as bailsmen on heaven, thus when asking for something Christians often turns to them, than to God directly. Even those branches of Christianity which negate saint iconic... Forming Christian perspective Q1. Reading ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ when being a child, I treated C.S.Lewis...
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Word of God
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...Christian faith is not a "religion of the book." Christianity is the religion of the Word of God, a word which is "not a written and mute word, but the Word which is incarnate and living". (St. Augustine, 2, 73: PL 34,623; Cf. DV 16).  Written centuries ago, the texts of the Sacred Scriptures were addressed specific people at specific times and at a particular location. Nevertheless, it has been remaining the Word of God, addressed the people of all ages and nations till now. The Bible is an encyclopedia of the Christian life. Being a deeply spiritual book, at the same time, it applies to all spheres of practical life of society, its moral, spirituality and the understanding of God... ........ ..... 24 ...
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Varieties of Christian Experiece
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...Christian worship that a Spanish monument of the period hails Diocletian for having ‘abolished the superstition of Christ.’ Nevertheless, efforts to seize and destroy copies of the Scriptures, a key aspect of Diocletian’s attack on Christianity, failed to wipe out God’s Word completely. Unsuccessful in completely obliterating Christianity, Satan the Devil, the ruler of the world, continued his crafty acts through Emperor Constantine, who ruled from 306 to 337 C.E. Pagan Constantine did not fight the Christians. Rather, he found it expedient to fuse pagan and Christian beliefs into a new State religion. Ever since... then, the mixing of beliefs has caused many of the...
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Christian copts
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...Christian sect began when the Apostle Mark traveled to Egypt. Mark would become the first Pope of Alexandria. The word “Copt” is derived from the “Aigyptos,” a Greek word meaning Egyptian. The Coptic Church believes Jesus is less than God because He was made by God while all other Christian denominations believe Jesus to be a spiritual being whose nature was the same therefore equal... ? Christian Copts Coptic Christianity had its beginnings in Egypt about 50 years following the death of Christ (50 AD). It is believed to be the first Christian sect outside present day Israel, the Holy Land. From the earliest days, Coptic Christians have been an oppressed minority subject to violence and subjugation by...
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Word of God
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...living". (St. Augustine, 2, 73: PL 34,623; Cf. DV 16).  Written centuries ago, the texts of the Sacred Scriptures were addressed specific people at specific times and at a particular location. Nevertheless, it has been remaining the Word of God, addressed the people of all ages and nations till now. The Bible is an encyclopedia of the Christian life. Being a deeply spiritual book, at the same time, it applies to all spheres of practical life of society, its moral, spirituality and the understanding of God by an individual particularly.  Regarding the Bible as mythological, skeptics, pseudo-science and some political movements attack its teaching... ........ ..... 24 April Word of God The history of the...
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Christian Afterlife
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...Christians know him to be alive following his demise upon the cross after the criminal execution carried out on him by the Romans. The belief held by Christians regarding Jesus is that God was always with him during his life here on earth and He (God) did not necessarily overwhelm him during his human life nor destroy him, but rather maintained him wholly as God and Wholly as Human both in one being. The death of Christ on the cross is viewed by Christians as the bringing back of harmony between mankind and God. The most important duty for Christians is for them to live their lives based on the example set out by Jesus Christ while he was here on Earth... Christianity’s Belief in Afterlife The core...
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Christian Values of Truett Cathy, Founder and CEO of Chick-fil-A
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...Christian leaders should be guided by the need and the desire to glorify God in all their leadership and managerial responsibilities. For that reason, therefore, Jesus should be at the centre of all the activities and the decisions made by Christian leaders. Integrity: integrity is the second major core value of leadership and management that the Bible upholds. Integrity demands honesty and transparency in all the dealings of a Christian leader. In his teachings, St. Paul emphasised the need for Christian leaders to be honest and transparent, in all their dealings, before God and before...
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Lack of Doctrinal Support in Christian Environmentalism: Yet Promising
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...God by loving His creation but maintaining righteousness in the place where he lives. Indeed Christian concept of redemption has a huge impact on the worldly notion of mankind. First it considers that human being is corrupted within himself. Yet since he has been created in the image of God, he is capable of achieving redemption through worshiping Him. Man as a true worshipper becomes able to understand “the universe is an expression of the creative nature and will of God” (Eisenbarth and Treuren 9). This redemptive memorandum lies at the heart of the proclamation of the Gospel in Peter’s address to the Jerusalem crowd: “He... Lack of Doctrinal Support in Christian Environmentalism: Yet Promising...
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Christian Stewardship and Sustainability
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...Christian Stewardship and Sustainability Introduction Given the many environmental problems facingthe modern world, serious actions need to be taken to safeguard the environment, and ensure a conducive environment in the future. Christians, being an important group of modern society have a God given responsibility of safeguarding the ecology against adverse effects that threaten humanity. Consequently, the following discussion elaborates on the concept of Christian stewardship. It also compares the concept to sustainability, and concludes by highlighting the impact of this course on my personal perception...
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Christian worldview
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...living and non-living (Genesis 1:26-28) (Version, 2011). According to the Bible, God has chosen humans to be the leaders and rulers of the world. They have the authority to rule over all the living creatures on land and in the sea. Humans have more dignity than all the created animals in the sea and on land. Despite the fact that humans are more rational and have been chosen to be rulers over all other creatures, this does not give them the authority to harm other animals or living creatures. A suitable rationale for all human beings is created by the biblical worldview. One of the common problems in the Christian worldview... Running head: Human Value Human Value The personal perception of the world...
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Martin Luther: On Christian Liberty
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...Christian, in Luther's view, needed simply to believe himself in the Word of God. More significantly, the individual was designated the sole arbiter rather than a Pope or other religious figure in the institutionalized hierarchy. The issue of belief being vested in the individual, Luther turned his attention to the issue of salvation. 1.2 Luther's View of Salvation... Martin Luther: On Christian Liberty Born in 1483, and subsequently a German monk and a scholarly theologian, Martin Luther contributed significantly to the meaning of Christianity and to the Reformation. Though his seminal work was addressed to Pope Leo X, Luther's purpose was to harmonize Christian values by making them accessible to...
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The Christian Paradox
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...God helps those who help themselves". An anti-Christian statement said by Benjamin Franklin. What Jesus actually said was "Love your neighbor as yourself". This is one of the most important principles of the Bible's teachings. How could something as clear as this ideal of selfless love and care for the others, become the opposite at the core of people's beliefs Either our education system is a failure, or someone found it politically convenient to misinterpret the Bible in such a cynical way. While we are among the richest nations in the earth, we rank among the last countries in giving aid to the poor countries. We provide 15 cents each per day to the official development assistance... The Christian ...
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Testament of Dom Christian De Cherge, OCSO
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...Christian De Cherge, towards his future murderers, who later killed him in Algeria. Fr.Christian’s deep sense of forgiveness has arisen from the realization that he, as a human being, has a “share in the evil which (…) (exists) (…) in the world” (Christian). This is why he says, “I should like, when the time comes, to have a space of lucidity which would enable me to beg forgiveness of God and of my fellow human beings, and at the same time to forgive with all my heart the one who would strike me down.”  To explain the real basis of forgiveness further, Fr. Christian has gone ahead in his letter to say... ? Fr. Christian, when he wrote his letter forecasting his death at the hands of Islamic...
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Developing a Christian Mind
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...God, Creation, Others This paper is a brief response to the question of what, in a Christian worldview, are the aspects of Shalom on the three levels of personal relationships, and how they can be visible in someone’s life? It will include a definition of Shalom, a description of the three levels of personal relationship in which a Christian bears responsibility, and an exploration of how to apply the Shalom concept in daily living. Shalom is more than a word. Like all words, it is a symbol for something far more complex. Shalom is popularly understood to be a Hebrew word for “peace” (The Refiners Fire). However, it also means, according to Strongs... December 6, Shalom: Relationship with God,...
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Ultimate Reality and the Nature of a Human Being
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...living and non-living things in the universe. The explanations of the causes of existence make human beings create the meaning and purpose of life and living. For example, those who see the world from a religious viewpoint attribute the existence of a diverse universe to the works of an infinite Supreme Being. Thus, human beings come up with various attributes of the Supreme Being. Human beings derive the meaning and purpose of life from the perceived attributes of the Supreme Being. For the Christians, the purpose... Ultimate Reality and the Nature of a Human Being al Affiliation Ultimate Reality and the Nature of a Human Being The natureof ultimate reality entails the search of ultimate meaning of the...
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Christian Literature
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...God, and wasted it: Before he came to Christ, Paul persecuted Christians with a passion. He was definitely a "Type A" personality and a role model to many. He was considered the Pharisee of Pharisees. He was totally committed to killing Christians because he viewed them as a serious threat to the Jews. 14 And profited in the Jews' religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers. Paul could be considered the "Michael Jordan" of the Mosaic Law. No one of the circumcision could compete with him. (Martin Luther pg. 27) The Roman General Titus had... 1Introduction The book of Acts covers 30 years - from the Ascension of Jesus in AD 33 to the...
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God as Redeemer
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...God and therefore punished by God for sinning (Davis, 2004 p. 122). They were expelled from staying in the Garden of Eden. To understand the bible better advice is given to attend daily bible study so that one knows the verses and the interpretation of the words. Christians believe in the bible, the bible is holy it is a weapon to the faith of Christianity. Humanity is determination of human being, they had covenant with God. Jesus life can be described as being man like, the essence of having faith. the Christian theology since the past have taken different dimension, Christians belief that Jesus is incarnate who is fully God and man in Romans 8:345, depicts... God as Redeemer Introduction Religion and ...
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SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY ON THE GENDER OF GOD
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...God has no gender especially the female theologians quoting the texts in genesis that states that at the beginning God created Man in his own image. In this context, the image of God encompasses the features of both female and male and hence the conclusion that God has no gender. There are also other instances in which God is referred to as strong winds, tides, Waters Mountains and many other names thereby confirming that God is not a human being but a living spirit. The theology on the gender of God is therefore difficult to understand though there are several efforts from different religions to explain the understanding of God’s image with regard to respect to God’s gender.1... ? Systematic theology on ...
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Augustines City Of God
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...God has obviously come down. Also it is a highly questionable statement, when Augustine points out that all difficulties of the citizens of Rome were due to their earlier worship of unknown Gods. Before Christianity or Islam came into being, in most part of the world, except Eastern countries where Hinduism and Buddhism were already established as a way of life, people worshipped either nature or their own Gods who had no connection with any particular religion. Europeans lived moral, ethical, contented life without... 136977 AUGUSTINE'S OF GOD PREFACE PAGE 5-6. St. Augustine wrote of God against pagans and tried to disprove the rampant argument that destruction and merciless atrocities on Rome were...
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The Christian Tradition
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...God created all races and nations from only one human being. Christianity should proceed to preach such believes to all so that we can make our world a better place to live by improving our social and human right issues (Bible 860). Political, security and economic issues Many nations... CORE BELIEVES IN CHRISTIANITY AND HOW THEY HAVE BEEN TRADITIONALLY UNDERSTOOD AND OTHER POSSIBLE ALTERNATIVE BELIEVES ABOUT THEMThe Believe that there is only one true God The Old Testament portrays faith as a belief in one true God. It is the way of believing in one invisible, almighty and powerful God who is also the creator of the universe and the giver of life. Such a monotheistic faith involved the rejection of many...
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Christian Philosophy
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...being created,”7 Hildegard sees human beings and the earth in a relationship of master and servant “All the elements served mankind, and, sensing that man was alive, they busied themselves in aiding his life in every way.”8 This view extended also to the way that she viewed her abbey and the nuns who lived there: “Hildegard insists on the fact that the world is composed of hierarchical states willed by God, an order which under no circumstances should be overthrown…. a mingling of young noblewomen and commoners in the same convent would mean running the risk of encouraging the former to be proud... Christian Philosophy: Healthcare. In the Bible there is a general expectation that faith in God (in the...
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Did Jesus Claim to be God
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...god? did Jesus need to be born of a virgin? does the Bible have ity? Introduction The Christianity is the most popular religion in the world and one of the oldest in the world history. Christians are the followers of the teaching of Jesus and live according to the principles of Jesus. Even though Christians claim Jesus to be God, in reality he is a man with divine qualities who loved God passionately. He claimed himself to be the son of God, but not God itself. However, Jesus was believed to be born out of a virgin, called Mary. This was needed so as to prove the world that Jesus had quality traits of God. He was of divine origin, unlike common men, and had some... and faith of every...
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God is Just
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...God's Existence”). Thus, conventionally, four chief arguments related to the existence of God emerged: 1) the cosmological argument; 2) the teleological argument; 3) the ontological argument; and 4) the moral law argument. The present article deals with teleological argument. It is popularly known as "the argument from design" (Greek meaning of telos is design). According to this argument, the universe confirms the presence of complex life forms, from tiniest creatures to the biggest animals and plants; everything is in a perfect order being inter-linked; moreover, no one modulates these living beings but they are self... ? "God Is Just" Introduction "Does God exist?" "Where is God?" "Why can't we see...
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The Image of God in Leading Religions of the World
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...lives are spending contented life as compared to those who do not believe in supernatural at all. Nevertheless it is also important to note that Christianity is a little bit different in conceptualizing the God because it recognizes Jesus as the son of God and therefore entire humanity becomes a race that emanated from the divine entity. Islam and Judaism are having quite a different view of God from previously stated one as they consider him as omnipotent (Hill and Pargament pp. 65). The concept of God in Christian belief differs because what Jesus did by welcoming the...
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The Christian Tradition Course Paper Two
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...Christianity The Christian belief in Jesus is at the core of what Christians confess. Describe an important aspect of what Christians believe about Jesus and how this belief can help Christians confront any critical issue facing our current society. Christians believe that Apostle Paul carried God’s message to Rome and followed the growth of Christianity in Middle East before religious wars began. Another interesting about Christianity concerns the identity of Jesus Christ. There were questions as to whether Jesus was God...
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Martin Luther On the Freedom of a Christian Man (Response Paper)
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...Christian where he described faith as “a living fountain, springing up unto eternal life” to cause spiritual liberation. Being an immaterial entity with inexplicable nature, faith operates from within so that it becomes a core virtue that refines and emancipates the spirit, justifying eventually a resolute foundation for Christianity or that which ought to substantiate a Christian soul in fulfilling its purpose. According to Luther, it is impossible to apply acts of servitude prior to faith to be justified spiritually as a Christian, for such are dealt with on the external which merely possesses the tangible capacity of the body or the flesh... An Analytical Response on “On the Freedom of a Christian”...
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Exploring Christian Values in George Herberts Poem A Wreath
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...Christian values. In addition, Herbert was born during the Renaissance Period, further explaining the structure and central idea in his poem. To note, humanism started during the Renaissance Period, thus the central idea of the poem is Herbert’s expression of humanism as the speaker in the poem reflects on his life, thus “My crooked winding ways, wherein I live,—” (Herbert 4). Here, the speaker uses a metaphor, comparing his life to crooked ways. He believes that life in God is supposed to be straight, saying, “For life is straight, straight as a line…” (Herbert 5-6) but due to his weaknesses as a human being, his ways...
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Christian Counseling
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...being fully convinced that what he had promised he was also able to do." (Romans 4:19-21) From Abraham's example, it could be noted that the only thing needed to have fine results from the Church's way of counseling is to have faith that these particular guidance assistances could lead to the betterment of the situations that each individual deals with at present. While God is not at this time performing such direct miracles, Christians today find that if they 'do not waver in a lack of faith,' they, too, can enjoy success when they apply God's direction. Said Jesus: "All things can be to one if one has faith."(Mark 9:23) Part 2: When Sickness Strikes Illness is a worldwide issue that has... ASSISTING...
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The Christian Life
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...being made holy to align with the new legal identity of the believer and is manifested by the believer’s surrender and obedience to the Holy Spirit. It is therefore an important aspect of God’s redemptive plan and the primary work He does to develop godly character in His people. Indwelling of the Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit is central to Paul’s theology. Throughout his writings, Paul emphasizes that the Holy Spirit is granted to all believers in Christ. He underscores that being a Christian is not just accepting certain truths about Christ but rather to have an indwelling of the Holy Spirit. This is clearly recorded in Rom 8:9 which reads, “You, however, are not in the realm of the flesh... ? THE...
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Selections from the Christian Gospels
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...living by the law. The law, which should act as the standard of human conduct, is a guide for Christians to live by and a platform for them to understand God’s purity, and use it in making sure that they do not sin (Brown, 2009). Jesus Christ similarly emphasized the need for Christians to be truthful in their activities and ascertain that their faith in God is sincere. It is for this reason that he told the parable of the Good Samaritan, where a priest disregarded the suffering a traveler who had been robbed and injured, while... Selections from the Christian Gospels The gospel books in the New Testament contain the life of Jesus Christ as well as some of his major teachings. The Beatitudes for example...
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The Image of God in Man: Sin corrupted that image
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...God (Imago dei)? This is the question that this paper seeks to answer. The paper delves into the motif of man as being the image of God and also shows how sin corrupted God’s image in man. According to the research findings in this paper, man is created in the image of God in the sense that man has the ability to commune with God and to relate with him at an intimate and personal level. Man’s sin has however broken this ability of man to communicate and to relate with God, thus corrupting God’s image in man. The paper also discusses the relevance of this knowledge of man being the image of God, to the lives of the Christians. Main Part of the Paper/Body... ? The Image of God in Man: Sin Corrupted that...
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Christian Stewardship and Sustainability
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...Christian Stewardship and Sustainability The basics of Christian stewardship from the ecological perspective tells us that the concept is about trusting in the theory that everything belongs to God and for all purposes, the resources that we have been blessed with should be used in the service of God. This term of stewardship is usually used by the Catholics. In literature, steward is derived from the word sty-ward that means to take care of the farm and its livestock. Stewardship implies both the right to enjoy the fruits of creation and an injunction against destruction or disposal (Barrett 11) The concepts of stewardship require such a living approach that persuades desirable qualities... Number]...
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Analysis of The Christian and Bible Fundamentalism
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...Christian and Bible fundamentalists attribute all the problems that are experienced on earth to the wrong actions that people have committed against God as the sole creator. They argue that prophecies in the Bible are being experienced in the present days; hence this is the cause of the current problems experienced on earth. They believe that God punishes the people whenever they do evil things. This is the background upon which they encourage the people to follow the footsteps of Jesus Christ to live a positive life while on earth. In addition, this will be a justification that their...
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Theology of Redemption and the Christian Liberty
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...God towards humanity. Jesus Christ, the Son of the Living God, alone is the one that become our reconciliation with God. Jesus, alone, is the one that has satisfied the Fatherhood of God, which was rejected by man during the first Covenant (Redemptor Hominis 9). As Paul said in Phil 2.5-11, “Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance... ?Theory of Redemption and Christian Liberty Introduction In the of the storey of humanity, persons, regardless of time and...
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God In You
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...God To walk in the Spirit means to live every day in dependence upon God. It expresses a total reliance on the Holy Spirit to accomplish His Mission. It is not about trying; it involves a total dependence in which the Spirit-filled walk is the only option for Christians. Because the demands are so great and Satan is strongly determined to make us fail, a deep understanding of the conflict raging within us is necessary in order to win the battle. Life is a constant struggle against evil which stems... David Jeremiah’s God in You Dr. David Jeremiah is a senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church, in San Diego, California. In hisbook, God in You, he talks about the third element of...
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Christian Marrige
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...Christianity to be, in essence, translated for the non-Jewish converts. This resulted in a Hellenistic approach to Christianity, with Christian images being slowly, but surely, adjusted to make it comprehensible to the new, gentile converts from the Roman Empire. During that era, the Roman civilization was quite unstable, with satiation of the senses to be the ultimate goal for those living therein. For the Christians, this behavior was nothing but a detraction from their real purpose: service to God. They realized that if they were only to involve themselves in wanton abandon to sensual pleasures, then they would not be able... Hyunduk Cho Fr. Gene Szarek Theology 193 March 5, Theology Term Paper Both...
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Create your own christian demonology
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...God from the people and turn them into adversaries of God. The demonology of the Medieval Period identified demons as evil supernatural beings, who take control over the departed souls of men or their bodies for executing their evil schemes on earth. According to the biblical notion, they are the inhabitants of the Hell and whoever is possessed by these evil spirits are destined to do whatsoever the demons wish to. The demons were considered as the ‘elements of the world’ as supernatural being living in the air and ruling the entire universe. Paul writes in Galatians 4:3, we were in bondage under the elements of the world, which means that both... ?Hansol Na Kalleres Religion 144 December 12, Christian...
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