Despite our different ways of living and daily routines; The majority of people come to the conclusion that without God they are just puppets living in a world filled with injustice and cruelty. Others might just not care about anything and only live to live. With out a God; Others have another religion bases, but no matter where people come from, the reality of the world today is that we are a multicultural creation that needs God in their lives. No matter what country, color, or nationality people are the need of him is huge. The discussion in this paper will explain Christians beliefs, who is God, humanity, Jesus, ways of salvation and the Cristian worldview.
Despite of our different ways of living and daily routines; The majority of people come to the conclusion that without God they are just puppets living in a world filled of injustice and cruelty. Others might just don’t care about anything and only live to live. With out a God; Others have other religion bases but no matter where people come from, the reality of the world today is that we are a multicultural creation that needs God in their lives. No matter what country, color nationality people are the need of him is huge. The discussion in this paper will explain Christians beliefs, who is God, humanity, Jesus, ways of salvation and the Cristian worldview.
Some Christians will throw away the Old Testament saying that in it God is heartless. The God of the Old Testament is anything but heartless. He shows compassion for his creation throughout all of the Old Testament, a deeper more complex compassion than shown in the New Testament. Having Christians take a second look at the Old Testament and see Yahweh for who He really is will broaden the image and understanding of God for many people and as Christianity as a whole. This will also prevent people from separating God in both the Old Testament God and New Testament God and especially stop the myth that Christians should only follow one.
When we act it is always best to do it with love. The Bible promotes the well being of living a healthy and moral life. Old teachings that create a incorporeal s... ... middle of paper ... ...or those who abide by its teachings of love and faith. The religious aspect of life has created a balance of good and bad so that all bad doing does not corrupt the world. The idea of a heaven and hell for those who believe has created fear in committing violence.
By understanding the situation of the biblical audience, we know that the Galatian believers struggled to understand that salvation is not from the works of the law but of the works of Jesus. Next, we decipher the differences between those believers and us today. They were more threatened by the Mosaic law than we are. After this, we can determine the theological principle of the freedom in Christ and being led by His Spirit. Finally, we can apply this principle to our lives by knowing we are free from the law and from sin in Jesus and we desire to love and serve him because of His Spirit in
In this book Hunter provides historical investigations that bring fourth both sociological and theological consideration of the implication of world changing. Hunter discusses that many idealistic young evangelicals believe that if they can change a person’s mind and heart through a conversion to Christianity then they can change society and culture as a whole, but as we see throughout scripture as well as historical accounts this arg... ... middle of paper ... ...r hearts. Reading this book allowed me to find a sense of comfort it's fact that God is not calling me to change the world but rather to use the gifts and talents he as given me to worship him. Being a Christians in not about changing the world or preserving the social well being of all, it is about giving glory and honor to our Creature and allow other to see the light or Jesus. Who are we to say that “Christ’s victory over the principalities and powers of oppressive institutions” was insufficient?
By doing so, the Church is signaling the coming of Jesus. All Christians should participate in this action, not because it is required for salvation, but because we want to honor and glorify God. Gutièrrez believes that Christians want to ease the pain and burden of brothers and sisters in Christ, around the world. Similarly, The United Nations explain in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that they seek justice around the world. Although the document is not legally binding, they seek for the document to be a goal for all
Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.” Christians refer to the Bible as a guide for living daily as God’s light in a secular world. Reading the Bible requires an interpretation of the writer’s words into their intended meaning. The aforementioned excerpt can be explained as, first, an exaltation of God’s glory and second, as a compulsion to surrender one’s life and to be in this world but not of it. The excerpt from this passage begins in verse 33 where Paul writes praises of God for the elements of his character that we as humans could never understand. The word depth may illustrate the discernment of our Lord being vast beyond our comprehension.
Asha Reynolds THEO 404-06 Dr. Dalton 21 September, 2015 Paper #1 Within the Bible it reveals the essentials and key concepts of the Christian faith. There are a few essential principles that most Christians believe, which are as follows; the deity of Christ, belief in the resurrection and the power it gives us over death and sin and, salvation by God’s grace and not by works but salvation is through Jesus. It would s necessarily that we understand these key principles and believe in them if we are truly to be followers of Jesus Christ. In today 's society it is import that the Christian faith values its historical past and be flexible enough to reach the generation today. In this paper I will briefly discuss the essentials of Christian faith
Rarely do he thinks spiritually. Jesus wants his teaching to be taken in the heart and obeyed. As Christians, it is imperative that they know who they are in Christ to face persecutions and to live so they can impact the world; because when people see Christians, they should see Jesus. However, being part of the Kingdom should reflect the heart of Jesus and show mercy to people. God requires more from the believer than living by a set of rules.