Pentecostalism Essay

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How do Christians view the death of Jesus, and how does this affect the relationship of human beings to God
"The death of Jesus was understood as a means of cancelling sin, provided by God himself, and displaying his love for sinners." (Partridge, Kindle Page 7823)
The death of Jesus was to signify that God had given his only son for the sins of others. This is to remind Christians that Jesus died for the sins of all and God gave something precious to prove so.
What are three consequences of the resurrection of Jesus
According to the book, Partridge explains that the three consequences of the resurrection of Jesus, being that the first was that God would come once again "through the return of Jesus at the end of the world.", the second consequence
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What are some of the characteristics of Pentecostal denominations, and how has Pentecostalism affected the 'mainline Protestant ' and Roman Catholic churches
"the Pentecostal denominations. These are ‘Spirit-directed’ rather than ‘Word-directed’, and the characteristic expression in worship involves a full release of feelings, a free use of body movements, and an openness to contributions – not always, but quite often, ‘tongues’, ‘interpretation of tongues’, and ‘prophecies’" (Partridge, Kindle Page 8008)
The Pentecostal denominations are a bit more extreme, veering toward a worship guided by spirit and less word of god. Some of the interpretations are scary to me. When I was younger I went one Sunday with my friend to her family 's church, they acted out some of the things listed and it was frightening to me.
"been the ‘charismatic’ movement, often initially called ‘Neo-Pentecostalist’; here Pentecostalism, instead of separating from the historic churches, has found a strong home within the ‘mainline’ Protestant denominations, and even in the Church of Rome." (Partridge, Kindle Page
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