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  • Paul's Journey In Paul And The Apostles Journey

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    Throughout Paul and the Apostles journey, they reached a variety of types of people. Among those people were believers of Jesus Christ and non-believers of Jesus Christ. Approaching these churches, one thing I notice is people were willing to listen to what Paul had to say. Although some quickly dismissed him and question him because of his past as a persecutor of the Church, he reached a lot of people with the Gospel. In the book of 1 Corinthians, Paul reached out to the people of the Corinthian

  • The Conflict of Religion and Euthanasia

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    and Euthanasia There are a number of reasons why religious believers would be concerned regarding assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia. The Church’s belief concerning this matter is that if G-d has given the gift of life then it should be “revered and cherished”. As far as the Church is concerned, the deliberate taking of human life should be prohibited, except in self-defence or defence of others. Many religious believers hold sincere belief that to actively seek an end to ones own

  • The Occasion and Purpose of 1 John

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    to confront heresy, but to reassure those who remain that they do indeed know the truth about Jesus, and consequently do have eternal life.” 1 John was written to reassure believers to keep the faith and continue to hold the values that they have, through a time when a schism was taking place within the church. The believers were living in a confusing time and according to Thompson “The turmoil within their congregation undoubtedly caused many to question their own faith and practice, and to wonder

  • Pascal’s Wager

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    the choice they made. The first possible outcome is that a person chooses to believe in God and God does exist. If this is true then the believer will suffer some harm in this life but they will be rewarded with salvation in the afterlife. The second possible outcome is that a person chooses to believe in God and God does not exist. If this true then the believer will suffer some harm in this life and they will not be rewarded with anything when they die but they will not be punished either. The third

  • The Importance Of The Kingdom Of God

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    So for believers in Christ today, it really is just a call to action. Once someone decides to follow and submit to God, there is now the power of God, also could be referred to as the Kingdom of Heaven, working in and through that person. There is a clear picture painted when looking at scriptures in 1 Corinthians and Matthew. 1 Corinthians 4:20 says that the Kingdom of God does not consist of talk but of power and Matthew 6:33 states, “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and

  • Holy Spirit

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    your young men shall see visions.” These are only a few of the references that appear in the Old Testament to the Spirit of God, but there is a very active present of the Spirit of God. John Stott writes, “In the Old Testament days, although all believers were indeed regenerate, the Holy Spirit came upon special people for special ministries at special times.” The differences in the Old and New Testament inner workings of the Spirit seems to be for temporary appointment in the Old Testament and permanent

  • Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's On Death And Dying?

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    doctrine of salvation but to impact non-believers (Goldhamer). Elisabeth Kubler-Ross 's , On Death and Dying, argued that people have different perspective towards death (Goldhamer 2). The play allows us to experience the behavior or attitude that a dying person overcomes when their faced with death (Goldhamer 2). The treatment of the play towards the audience is more likely as a sermon that is preached (Pineas 160). All humans, believers and non-believers, are subject to death. The word "death"

  • Religion And Faith: What Is The Basis Of Faith?

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    non-believers observe religion and faith as a primary and intuitive impulse on which the believer is pushed to believe through an ideological tradition; tradition that results from the programming of a religious dogma implanted in the thought of a believer. It is a strong thought that projects a highly decisive conviction and determination. In the eyes of a non-believer, faith appears weak since believers are not able to prove religious theory physically. Instead they believe that believers are

  • The Existence Of God

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    The Existence of God Works Cited Not Included For centuries, the idea of God has been a part of man's history. Past and present, there has always been a different integration consisting of the believers and the non-believers of God. The group of those who have "faith" in God tend to be related to one religion or another. On the other hand, the skeptics find the existence of God somewhat puzzling and try to seek the answers through scientific methods. Even as of today with all the modern

  • Link Between Religion and Morality

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    this Professor Chung believes is that if a person does base their morality on strict rules then their moral freedom is being taken away from them, as they are not free to make a moral choice themselves. This is indeed true, however a religious believer could argue that they are morally free because they believe that... ... middle of paper ... their moral responsibility and this is exactly the opposite of what religion believes, so it is self contradicting and again the link is weakened