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    The Ecumenical Movement

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    Christianity went through a lot of major Christian movements, but one movement that was important in the twentieth-century was the Ecumenical movement. The Ecumenical movement involved three of the major branches of Christianity, which are Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and Protestant. The Ecumenical movement was used to restore the unity and faith between the Christian branches and world. It also tried to mobilize Christians to confront social problems of poverty and injustice (Young). The branches

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    Why Christians Should Go on Mission Trips Mission trips are defined as “the process of Christians from reached people groups sharing the gospel with unreached people groups” (Lull). God has given us the commandment to go and preach to people who have not heard about him numerous times in the Bible. One example is Matthew 28:19-20 which says, “Go therefore and make disciples into all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all

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    The Kingdom of God and Missions

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    Missions have always revolved around Christians reaching out to others and living out their lives to glorify God. Jesus displayed this evangelical mission throughout his ministry in the early church when he was living with the disciples. Through reading different articles I have discovered that the new emerging church in the postmodern context has a kingdom view of missions. The kingdom of God is the key to missions which is portrayed in the early church and in Jesus ministry; it is also an evident

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    contemplation on the Word. This contemplation is of critical significance in the theology of Calvinism. Alternatively, it is insufficient for Christians to merely just read the Word or simply hear the Word, the process of spiritual hydration must be accompanied with a deep determination to contemplate the Word, in tandem with both being read or heard. A negligent Christian in this area ensures the potential of many critical doctrinal errors to creep in. Our thoughts begin to rust with disuse. The Word must

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    Nine: The Salvation Army The Salvation Army (The Army) is a christian nonprofit organization that services and helps individuals - across the nation - by providing them with food, clothing, care, and other physical, emotional, or spiritual services - as demonstrated by the love and ministry of Jesus Christ (The Salvation Army, 2017). The Salvation Army has a rich history, in 1867 William Booth and his wife Catherine began the ‘The Christian Mission’ - a service and evangelist group in the East End

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    Christian’s theory of the world, used for living in the world is panentheism. The term panentheism in Greek means “all (is) in God.” Panentheism aims to do justice both to transcendence (God is beyond or more than the world) and immanence (God is in the world). To clarify, God is transcendent can be shown by two transcendent characteristics love and grace. In the Old Testament, God’s love is concentrated on his chosen people of Israel. His love is seen as He initiates a relationship with humans.

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    it is time to see what Dispensationalism teaches. Dispensationalism has three distinct characteristics: Rapture of Christians, Millennium Rule of Christ, and the Unfulfilled Prophecies of the Bible. For the purpose of this paper they will all be examined separately. The Rapture is the belief that Christians will be brought up and not have to endure the Tribulation (Robinson). The term “rapture” does not occur in the Bible but instead comes from a Latinized version of the word arpadzo which comes from

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    has been a stigma that the Old Testament is “Old” which derives from it being defined in relation to the “New” Testament, this has led as far back as Marcion of the 2nd Century, to advocate for its non-binding authority over the NT Christian and removal from the Christian Canon. The Old Testament and New Testament is a complete composition of the Bible. The Old Testament has authority since “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness

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    Christianity Vs. Judaism

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    reincarnation. Also, the way both religions think their people should act is different than one another. Christianity believes in the trinity. The Trinity is one God, including the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. “The word "trinity" is a term used to denote the Christian doctrine that God exists as a unity of three distinct persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Each of the persons is distinct from the other yet identical in essence. In other words, each is fully divine in

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    Wesley's Theology

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    reading considered the application of Wesley’s theology in today’s terms. Cobb summarized how Wesley used scripture, tradition, reason, and experience throughout his theology which led to the quadrilateral tradition that bears his name. I appreciated the scholastic breakdown of how the four aspects related to one another. I overheard a few arguments in the last couple years that Wesley favored one quadrilateral component over another in terms of superiority, scripture being the favored. I was relieved to

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