• Hearing The Voice Of God
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    Do you like to talk out your problems with a friend? Do you like to hear other people's problems? Why do we always need to share our problems with someone? The truth is, humans are weak. We " ve always known that we can't live by ourselves. So, it's not a question that we need to share our burdens with someone else. We want someone to feel what we " re going through. And we " re hoping that that friend of ours has a way out of it, right? Whatever it takes, we want our problems to be solved. Unf...
  • Relationship With God Love Christ Sins
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    My Religious Belief I am a Christian and I believe in the Holy trinity: God, the Son, the Holy Spirit. o God is the most high God, all-powerful, all-knowing, the creator, full of unfailing love and truth, God is the only "true" God. He is the light. o Jesus is the son of God, he is God in the flesh, he came into this world for two purposes, to teach us how to live on earth and because God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, Jesus. Jesus died on cross for our sins, and is sitt...
  • Baptism Baptized Person
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    'Baptism'; In the Greek language of Jesus' day, the word baptize meant to dip or immerse an object in water. In its Christian use baptize came to mean the act of Baptism, or the washing and cleansing of something to renew it. Jesus' Baptism took place in the Jordan River. (Gospel According to Mark) John, an apostle, was the man responsible for this glorious moment in religious history. Later, he would be known as John the Baptist because of this. During the baptism God spoke from the Heavens thr...
  • The Evangelical Free Church Of America
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    The Evangelical Free Church of America is a protestant church that dates back to the 17 th century. Its liberal beliefs, international missions and personal relationships among congregations make this church one of the most community affiliated and yet closely knit churches in America. The Evangelical Free Church of America is an association of some 1250 churches united by a mutual commitment to serve our Lord Jesus Christ. They are committed to cooperate with one another in ministry and fellows...
  • High Priest Stephen God Christ
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    The Stoning of Stephen (Acts 7: 54-60) With the stoning of Stephen we have the first martyr of the Christian church. The word martyr is defined as a person who dies rather than renounce a religion; a person who makes a great sacrifice for the sake of principle. Stephen was that and much more. Stephen was brought in front of the Sanhedrin on false charges by the high priest. The high priest were persecuting the apostles because they were spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. When the high priest...
  • Holy Spirit Things Power Comforter
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    THE HOLY SPIRIT The Holy Spirit is the third person in the Trinity. He is God, because he is in the Godhead. The Holy Spirit is a power, it talks about that in Acts 1: 8. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come on you. The Holy Spirit dwells in us teaching us, inspiring us, and giving us power. The Holy Spirit is equal with God and the Son. If you have the Holy Spirit in you it is the same as having Christ in you (Romans 8: 9-12). The Holy Spirit is a comforter it says in ...
  • Confirmation Holy Spirit
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    Confirmation Confirmation celebrates the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Below is the traditional list of the gifts and their meanings. Gifts of the Holy Spirit: Wisdom - gives us a relish for what is spiritual, directs our life and actions of God s honor and glory, and helps us to judge the things of this world only as helps or hindrances to reaching heaven. Understanding - enables us to penetrate more deeply into the truths that we already believe by faith. Counsel - helps us to make the right decis...
  • Birth Narrative Between St Mt And St Lk
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    2. Compare and contrast the birth narratives in the Gospel of Matthew and that of the Gospel of Luke. The birth narrative of Matthew begins with a long genealogy of Jesus, which basically shows how Jesus is son of Abraham who is the father of the nation of Israel, and David the King of the Jews. This may not seem important but this genealogy shows how Jesus is connected to the David ic line. Then we have Mary, who just found out she was pregnant and Joseph decides it is best to divorce her becau...
  • Holy Spirit God Christ Life
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    AO 1-What is meant by the term, "rite of passage"? Choose one Christian denomination. Describe the main rites of passage in that denomination. I am going to describe the Roman Catholic churches main rites of passage. There are four important rites, they are; baptism, confirmation, marriage and funerals. A rite is a religious ceremony. If the rite marks a certain stage of someone's life it is called a rite of passage. Christians believe god gives them powers to do his will, this is called god's ...
  • The Second Coming By William Yeats
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    William Butler Yeats, a multi talented individual won the Nobel Prize in 1923. Born the son of a well known Irish painter and religious skeptic had many influences in his life. Eventually, he converted to Paganism from Christianity. He is till this day considered one of the greatest poets that ever lived. To understand the meaning of William Butler Yeats poem "The Second Coming", you must first understand the difference between Christianity and Paganism. Yeats was raised as a Christian and turne...
  • Holy Spirit God Paul Drew
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    Drew Morgan, of Jack Cavanaugh's The Puritans, is similar to Paul the apostle through his life's experiences and challenges. In the 1700's, a religious group of people called Puritans began to sail to the New World in search of religious freedom and the ability to worship as they pleased. Even though Drew Morgan's life seemed to mirror Paul's, he had his own, one-of-a-kind experiences he had to face. Although Paul and Drew Morgan were separated by hundreds of years, they both had similar non-Chr...
  • The Sacrament Of Confirmation
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    There are many practices of worship in the Roman Catholic religion. Worshiping could be anything: basic prayer, the seven sacraments, or public worship (Sunday mass). Each experience of worship has different meanings in Roman Catholicism, effecting people in many different ways. One of the more noteworthy practices that I have experienced is one of the seven sacraments, confirmation. Confirmation is said to be a time where a catholic confirms their beliefs. Through this sacrament, a person becom...
  • Holy Spirit God Jesus Bible
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    Religion is a hard basis for some people to talk about. For me, quite simple, I just tell people about my Lord God. Some people argue that is an outrageous idea but no more outrageous than any other religion. In C christianity, you have to communicate and glorify the Lord whereas in other religions, you just simply refer to the "teachings." Many that do not believe in Christianity use pride, moral problems, and ignorance as excuses. The foundation of everything that I believe in is found in the...
  • Holy Spirit God Christ Jesus
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    Lesson 1 Why We Should Witness Witnessing is a very important tool in Christianity. It was commanded by Jesus for us to go out and make disciples. The need for people to hear the Good News is a matter of life and death. In Ecclesiastes 7: 2 it says: Death is the destiny of every man; the living should take to his heart. Because of mans sinful nature, we are undeserving of His forgiveness, destined to death and eternal separation from God. But Christ does not want anyone to perish, but wants eve...
  • Buddy Book Review Holy Spirit
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    Book Review: Living Buddha, Living Christ Living Buddha, Living Christ by Thich Nhat Hanh is a book that converges the ideas of Christianity and Buddhism. I chose to analyze this book because I am Christian, and in class I have observed similarities and differences between the two religions. Growing up Catholic I did not always agree with what I was taught or how I was supposed to look at Jesus and God. I always had a guilty conscience, because I am a sinner and Jesus died for me, and all other ...
  • The Use Of Oils In Sacraments
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    Go, then, to all peoples everywhere and make them my disciples: baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit Many of the sacraments that are celebrated today involve the use of oil. Baptism and confirmation are the two principle sacraments involving oils. In the Church liturgies, the actual significance of oil is often not known (or at least not fully) to the members of the parish faith community. This paper will examine the meaning of oil, the sacraments in which it is us...
  • Charismatic Prayer God Holy Jesus
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    Charismatic Prayer By Neil Clemens When I pray, I usually stop and contemplate what I need to pray about or think about what I need to pray for. After lots of research on charismatic prayer, I found out that it is a various genre of prayers. The prayer that stuck out most to me is the one where you say simple holy words in a loving manner, such as "Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, save souls." I've heard that every time you say "Jesus" three times, it relieves some soul in purgatory. Pretty wonderful how we...
  • Fundamentalists' View Of The Bible Church Catholic God
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    Conversations about the differences and similarities between Fundamentalist and Catholic beliefs usually end up being more like heated debates than conversations. A major difference between the Catholic and the Fundamentalist is how they see the Bible. The source of the Fundamentalists' faith is the Bible. But what do the Fundamentalists believe about the Bible This is the question I am trying to answer for myself. I will present my understanding of the Fundamentalists' view of the Bible along w...
  • Speaking In Tongues Gift Of Tongue
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    In Chapter 9 Keener explains the gifts of tongues and the opposing views on tongues in the Spirit. He first states that tongues should be viewed as one gift in the entire body of Christ and that it should be accepted by all in order for Christians to be one body. Tongues is very controversial, not everyone agrees with one another, but as Keener says, "Christians need not agree on every matter, but we cannot afford to disrespect or mistrust one another." The two contrasting views that Keener spea...
  • Holy Spirit Paul Chapter God
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    Chapter 1 This chapter deals with the ascension of Jesus to heaven as witnessed by his apostles. Shortly after the ascension, the eleven apostles set forth to Jerusalem where they discussed the need to replace Judas. They proposed Joseph called Bars abbas, who was also known as Justus, and a man named Matthias. They gave lots to them and the lot fell upon Matthias, and he became the replacement for Judas. Chapter 2 The coming of the Holy Spirit appears in the form of tongues of fire and descends...