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  • The Use of the Bible by Christians

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    of the Bible by Christians The sacred book in Christianity is namely the Bible. It is used in both public worship and also one uses the Bible to worship alone such as personal devotions. The Bible is used in public worship in numerous ways. In a number of Nonconformist churches the Bible is brought into the church and placed on the lectern at the front of the church to signify that the service will commence. Often the congregation will rise from their seats in respect as the Bible is brought

  • The Importance of the Bible to Christians

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    The Importance of the Bible to Christians The Bible is an important book to Christians, it is a declaration of their beliefs. It represents a holy book, and a source of authority. Christians believe God speaks to them through the Bible. The Bible is split into two sections, both these sections are equally important to Christians. The Old Testament is very important because, it show’s where Christianity originated from. Its root’s are in Judaism and Jewish history. The first 5 books are

  • The Christian Bible and the Islamic Quaran

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    and the Bible are considered sacred text and their impact on modern society is ever present. Sacred texts are a collection of historical writings that date back thousands of years and are used by many traditions to have a special significance especially scriptures and holy books as they are often used to show hoe to live an honest and meaningful life. The Qur’an is the sacred text of Islam. It is believed to be the word of Allah who spoke to directly to the prophet Muhammad. The Holy Bible is the

  • Discussing the Relevance of the Bible for Christians Today

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    Discussing the Relevance of the Bible for Christians Today All world religions have sacred scriptures. They all teach that the world and universe were created, and that the universe has a purpose. Humans also have a purpose, which is explained in the Bible. Modern historians, archaeologists and scientists have stated that texts of the Bible are historical documents. Many of the writers of the Bible have influenced the world and its teachings have been taught all around the world. There

  • Born-Again Christian Prophecies Based on the Bible

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    the fulfillment of these prophesies in the bible on the last days. Research has proven that there are only a small percentage of born-again Christians that have prophecies that are based on the bible. There are many groups of people that claim to have prophecies. This has led to the rise of a lot of controversy between people. This is because they argue there are high numbers of prophets who are fake. These fake prophets use specific verses within the Bible to come up with prophecies that will help

  • Canon Shape & Structure in Jewish and Christian Bibles

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    structure of the Jewish and Christian canons are arranged to substantiate each community’s religious beliefs. Jews and Christians arranged their canons differently to obtain a specific outcome in relation to their fundamental beliefs. First off, the Jews arranged their books in the Hebrew Bible to reflect their covenantal relationship with God. The 24 books are organized by genre of scripture and tell the history of God’s relationship with the Jewish people. The Hebrew Bible, or TaNaKh, is arranged

  • Genesis Flood of the Christian Bible and the Flood of Gilgamesh

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    Gilgamesh has been of interest to Christians ever since its discovery in the mid-nineteenth century in the ruins of the great library at Nineveh, with its account of a universal flood with significant parallels to the Flood of Noah's day.1, 2 The rest of the Epic, which dates back to possibly third millennium B.C., contains little of value for Christians, since it concerns typical polytheistic myths associated with the pagan peoples of the time. However, some Christians have studied the ideas of creation

  • The Christian Bible, the Hebrew Scripture, The Muslim Koran

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    The Christian Bible, the Hebrew Scripture, The Muslim Koran: Words are Not Important, Our Actions Are Matt 13:3 "He told them many things in parables. 13:10 "Why do you talk to them in parables?" That's the crucial question: Did God, should God, have intended direct and final communication with us? If so, Jesus certainly failed his mission. There is little evidence that Jesus' appearance cleared anything up or gave us God directly. Wittgenstein, who wanted our language to be clear, knows

  • For the Bible Tells Me So a Documentary on the Christian Church

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    For the Bible Tells Me So is a documentary that explores the way people in the Christian church, more specifically literalists or fundamentalists have treated people who identify of liking the same gender who strive in the church. Most of these literalists will use their religious book, the Bible, to wrong those that are following the ways of homosexuality by taking it quite literally. Through this, it shows how religious groups play a role on many families who have a daughter or a son who identify

  • Teachings of the Bible and the Christian Church About Human Responsibility for the World

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    Teachings of the Bible and the Christian Church About Human Responsibility for the World The Bible contains many teachings about our human responsibility towards the created world. It talks about the start of creation in Genesis. Here it is made clear that human beings are made in the image of God so that they can continue his good work. At the outset they are given power over the rest of creation and now if all humans work together to make the world a better place they will be more powerful

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