Christian Beliefs Essays

  • Christian Beliefs

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    Christianity Christian Beliefs Jesus died for our sins, was buried, then resurrected, and thereby offers salvation to all who will receive Him in faith. Unique among all other religions, Christianity is more about a relationship with god than religious practices such as in Buddhism. Instead of adhering to a list of “do’s and don’ts,” the goal of a Christian is to cultivate a close relationship with God. This is done in Churches where majority of believers worship God, led by their spiritual leaders

  • Christian Beliefs on Religion, Wealth and Poverty

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    Christian Beliefs on Religion, Wealth and Poverty 1. Christians and wealth and poverty, Christians believe that a person's value should be judged by their actions and not by money or possessions. Jesus taught that wealth encourages greed and selfishness and doesn't lead to true happiness. Christians believe that wealth is sometimes can be used for good or evil, and so, in itself it is not a bad thing. Also Christians should believe that materialism is wrong, this means believing in more

  • Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart - The Clan's Beliefs and Christian Beliefs

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    Things Fall apart - The Clan's Beliefs and Christian Beliefs There are many differences between the Clan's beliefs and Christian's beliefs. This is illustrated on pages 126-129, in the mention of `the one true god.' Both the tribe and the Missionaries have different perceptions on who this one true god is. The clan has trouble understanding the Christian beliefs as they have lived a tribal existence for so long. They have only ever been aware of their own culture, which makes it hard

  • Christian Ethical Beliefs

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    frame the lives of his adherents by a virtue of the principle beliefs and various ethical teachings. The idea of salvation as well as the the trinity are monumental principal beliefs, that illustrate certain morals and values which can be applied to the lives of christians today. As well as this, the ethical teachings derived from the Bible, are considered as the fundamentals in leading an exemplary christian life. Overall, christian adherents can be regarded as a reflection of Jesus’ life on Earth

  • Christian Health Beliefs

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    Not only the church but the individual Christian is a temple for the indwelling of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 6: 19 – 20). Christians then must practice good health habits to protect the command center of their body – THE MIND. Christians must be whole: Physically, spiritually and mentally; all these aspects of our lives must be observed. Our best example is Jesus Christ who was not only concerned of our spiritual growth but physical wellness too as illustrated in the bible where he fed and healed

  • Christians' Beliefs About Their Responsibilities for the Universe

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    Christians' Beliefs About Their Responsibilities for the Universe The word "stewardship" is defined as "looking after something that is not your own; caring for it on behalf of an owner and then returning it." Human beings are the custodians and trustees of creation. Our role is to act as 'stewards' of the world God has created for us and look after the planet and maintain it for future generations. The Bible discusses Christian stewardship and the human responsibility of the created universe

  • Postmodernism: Christian Beliefs And Values

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    witnessing a one become increasingly prevalent – postmodernism. When Christians are confronted with ideologies of postmodernism, one of two reactions occurs. They either select aspects of postmodernity that can be assimilated into Christian thinking, or they believe the entirety of the postmodern movement to conflict with Christian beliefs and values. On the positive side, postmodernity does have a few aspects that correspond well with Christian values. Some epistemologies conflict with Christianity. Modernists

  • Christian Theology And Religious Beliefs

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    Witnesses, and Christian Scientists have strong theological points for their beliefs. Webster’s definition of theology is “the study of religious faith, practice, and experience: the study of God and God’s relation to the world: a system of religious beliefs or ideas.” Everybody has a thought about theology. Christian theology is the thinking and talking all Christians engage in so they can learn and grow in the scope of their experience and understanding of their faith.1 All Christians engage

  • Christian Beliefs on Suffering, Death and Resurrection

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    Christian Beliefs on Suffering, Death and Resurrection The death of Jesus is one of the most important Christian beliefs throughout all Christian Churches. Christians believe that the death of Jesus holds many meanings for all of us: it was the means of salvation, a form of atonement and it gave us the chance of reconciliation so that through his death the gates of heaven have been opened where we can achieve eternal life. Jesus faced opposition throughout his life, this conflict came

  • how a Christian couple would apply these beliefs in their married life

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    A Christian couple would most likely apply their beliefs with an everlasting marriage, one that stays strong and provides a welcoming foundation for a family. The family is not merely an invention of society, but an institution founded by God himself. The family is God’s agency for populating the earth with people who would love God and be loved by Him. It is to be formed exclusively through a loving lifelong marriage covenant between a man and a woman. “So God created man in his own image, in the

  • Christian Beliefs

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    Regis, a life-long practicing Catholic at Queen of the World Church, to all the weak in faith in the one true God, may we all find happiness in Jesus Christ and our Heavenly Father. Difficulties frequently arise in the faithless that include a lack of knowledge in who they can always trust, who will always love them, and who will provide them peace. Without faith, you will certainly find trouble finding hope, love, and peace when you need it most. If your faith, one of your greatest characteristics

  • Christian Ministry Beliefs

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    is a very strong connection between belief, faith, and action. Someone’s action will more than likely follow their beliefs. With belief it will always determine the level of faith. Christian Ministry is to help develop faith in other people though the sharing of one’s belief. What someone believes is the framework for the content of methodology of any Christian ministry. Anyone who is in the ministry must be clear on their beliefs and the affect of those beliefs in the work of the ministry. In the

  • Christian Education Beliefs

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    . It is known that everyone establish different educational views and beliefs. With difference in views and beliefs, holds different perspectives on purpose of learning, education and schools. As a Christian educator, I believe that the purpose of learning is to become enlightened on world scenarios, and to feel alive. As a Christian educator, I believe that the purpose of learning in an educational school setting is to procure students with new or existing, information, performances, abilities

  • Strict Christian Beliefs

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    I was raised in a strict Christian household with strict Christian parents. They forced me to know all the beliefs that are common place with the Christian religion, and really all religions - thou shalt not steal, thou shalt not kill, thou shall honor your mother and father. I was told not to judge others regardless of color, creed, religion and to help those that needed help. Prayers were said before every meal, before going to bed at night, upon rising from sleep in the morning. The point is that

  • Christian Beliefs on Euthanasia

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    Christian Beliefs on Euthanasia We as Christians believe that god created the world and every thing that lives on it. We believe that because he created it we have not got the right to create or end someone's life. Humans are different from other aspects of life because he gave us free will and he also gave us responsibility to care for ourselves and particularly for those at the end of their lives. Euthanasia comes from the Greek word meaning easy death. It's when you commit a merciful

  • Christian Pentecostal Beliefs

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    Nonetheless on a Christian Pentecostal perspective on healing, it is believed that healthcare providers play a major role in maintaining health, but that God and the Holy Spirit is their main source of healing (Stolz, 2011). An illness is believed to be brought upon by the devil or evil, not God (Stolz, 2011). During the time of sickness many Christian Pentecostal feel the support of their family and friends gathered in prayer can also help in the healing process during an illness (Stolz, 2011)

  • Christian Ethical Beliefs

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    I believe in living my life and working with Christian values. It is my goal to continue to be a service to others by giving an abundance amount of care, love, leadership, and support that is pleasing to God. Committing myself as a role model and leader in my personal life, college, work, and church I will display my faith in God through my developing qualities and characteristics like: honesty, wisdom, diligence, responsible, and respect in doing good to those under my leadership. Being Honest

  • Analysis of A Passage to India by E. M. Forster

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    least governed by Christians, and converted. The separation between the English and the Indian occurs when the Christian assumes the Indians are an ungodly people, in need of spiritual salvation, a race below their own, and entirely unlike them. This was demonstrated historically by the dominance of supposedly inferior races by the Christians (English). Forster's Indians have a seemingly rugged outward appearance. They are a godless people insomuchas they do not believe in the Christian GOD, even though

  • Quadrapedalism

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    afaid to publish his findings due to the christian beliefs that were widely accepted at the time. Religious knowledge would have it that god created all species, and therefore since the creation no new species could have come into existence. Through science we have discovered evolution, variation and extinction. These beliefs obviously contradict one another, and often they confuse us. There are some similarities in these beliefs though, christian belief in the “Great chain of being” resemble the

  • Deism and Changes in Religious Tolerance in America

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    priming some officials to take action. Whether it was in direct response to "the liberalizing tendencies beginning to take hold in some [. . .] New England churches" (Westbrook 65), or a "reaction against the attempt in the Age of Reason to reduce Christian doctrine to rationalistic explanation" ("Great Awakening"), the Great Awakening impressed upon the issues of religious conscience. Moreover, what spawns from this controversy is a query over the juxtaposition of morality and spirituality: the question