• Describe How Christians Would Worship God At Home
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    Describe how Christians might worship God at home. Private worship helps Christians to develop their own, personal relationship with God, where they can focus on things that are important in their own lives. A Christian's life is based on a relationship with God. They believe that prayer is an essential part of life. Just as daily food is needed build a strong and healthy body so Christians believe that daily prayer helps to feed the spirit. Prayer is keeping in touch with base. People can use ...
  • Hate Crime Ethnic Intimidation
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    On October tenth of 2004, eleven Christians were arrested for street witnessing on a public sidewalk during a "gay pride" event. Charges were dropped against six of them, but four adults and one juvenile faced serious charges under Philadelphia's hate crime laws. These five people were charged with criminal conspiracy, "ethnic intimidation", reckless endangerment, and inciting a riot. Each person, if convicted, faced 47 years in prison and a $90, 000 fine. The state of Pennsylvania recently adde...
  • Roman Persecution Of Christian
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    During the first half century after the crucifixion of Jesus, the Roman government including governors in the eastern provinces took no active measures against Christians. The attitude of the higher Roman authorities had always been that Christianity was merely a sect of Judaism, and as such, were entitled to share in its privileges as a recognized religion. In 64 A. D. this attitude suffered a severe alteration. On July 19, 64 A. D. occurred the great fire of Rome. Half a million people were ...
  • Christianity Christians Believe That People Are Born
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    A common type of Email that we receive states that "denomination X" is not Christian" - where "X" may refer to the Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, Roman Catholics, the United Church, Unity Church, etc. What the Emailer is really saying is that their own faith group are real Christians, and that anyone who holds beliefs that are significantly different are, in their opinion, not Christian. Two widely different definitions of "Christian" are: By Fundamentalist Christians: Have been filled with the H...
  • Daily Life God Christians Bible
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    a) Christians believe many different things about God's nature; due to the huge spectrum of Christians that there are. However, as a general rule they perceive God as being one of the following four things: o Personal - where God is represented as a human being. Christians believe this because it means they can directly relate to Him through one-to-one means. There are variations within this also: Some say that this Personal God is one human being that is always there for everyone, others believ...
  • Christian Contradictions Profess Their Faith
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    Christian Contradictions THESIS STATEMENT: If only the Christians were allowed to profess their faith and do what ever they want to in express to their faith, then non of these would have happened. Way back before when Christianity was still a bud starting to grow and become a full-bloom flower, a lot of people especially the Roman emperors could not accept it. They condemned and persecuted the Christians who would profess their faith. When Christianity was finally accepted, still there were sti...
  • Christians And Non Christian Culture
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    In the world today there are believers and non-believers. There are those who devote themselves whole-heartedly to God and those who choose the lukewarm approach to Christianity. Regardless, humans are all from God and God is in all of them. It is the duty of the human race to unite as one under God and rise up against the evil forces of the world. In order to do this everyone, both religious and the not religious, need to be aware of and recognize the lifestyles of each other. Non Christians s...
  • Early Christian Christians Roman Christianity
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    After Interviewing my mother about religion, being a Christian her self said that Christianity has been one if the biggest religions since the beginning like with Rome. Since the state often punished Christians for disturbing the peace, the Empire is often shown as merciless and callous. However, texts seem to suggest that the Empire did not treat Christians any differently from the other citizens of the state. Christianity in itself was not illegal under Roman law, so Christians were not target...
  • Bubonic Plague God Christians People
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    Christians and Muslims both believed that the plague was sent by a higher power. Ironically, they both also believed that it was God sending a message to punish the people for what they had done wrong. During the time of the plague, many people could not understand where it came from. Initially people believed that it was caused by an alignment with planets. Some other theories were that the Jews came to poison the Christians, evil demons were about in the towns, and the earth was letting out fu...
  • Christianity And Judaism Jews Christians Testament
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    Throughout history, Christians have persecuted Jews. Jews have been the target of prejudice and many conversion attempts. However, Christianity has the same origins and core beliefs as Judaism. The similarities between Christianity and Judaism are numerous. For example, both Jews and Christians believe in monotheism, the faith in one god. Furthermore, both religions worship the same God, although they name Him differently. The Christian name for God is Jehovah, while the Jews' is Yahweh. This i...
  • Anti Semitism In America Today
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    Anti-Semitism In America Today Anti-Semitism is hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious, ethnic, or racial group. Believe it or not anti- Semitism is occurring today. Jews are being harassed throughout the US too often. Jews have been getting abused by people for years and years now. Most of this abuse has and is still coming from Christians. The Anti-Semitic term did not come into play until the late 19 th century. Anti-Jewish feelings however can be traced to ancient ci...
  • Indonesia Indonesians Have To Want To Change
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    This was for an Anthropology Class The Spice Islands are home to Indonesians divided by religion. In January 1999 a civil war began between Christians and Muslims. Although more than 80 percent of the population is Muslim, the war began when a letter announcing Christian uprising was circulated amongst the Muslims. Although Indonesia s former corrupt President Suharto is no longer in office, the country is not benefiting as thought. The same ruler that was resented because of his strict policies...
  • Christianity Christians Shelton Jews
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    Christianity is defined as, "A major religion, stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus of Nazareth (the Christ, or the Anointed One of God) in the 1 st century AD." (Shelton) It has become the largest of the world's religions. Yet in Ancient Rome in the first century A. D. they were not welcome. Christians were burned and tortured, and persecuted for just over three hundred years because of their beliefs. Why We may never fully know, but I believe it was mostly out of fear. Fear o...
  • Animate God Ibo One Christians
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    China Achebe wrote the novel, Things Fall Apart, which is a great piece of African literature that deals with the Ibo culture, society, and history. One place where the Ibo religion is practiced is in the village of Umuofia in Africa, where the story takes place. On the other hand, Christianity is a very common religion that is practiced all over the world. Although Christianity and Ibo are both types of religions, they have many differences. One way the religions are different is the Ibo practi...
  • Eternally Saved God Christians Grace
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    email: title: Once Saved, Always Saved " You are saved until you sin again," the preacher tells the new convert. Such words can cause a new Christian to have fear of failing and can cause him other to feel like quitting the Christian walk. Jesus Christ has promised that once people ask Him to live in their hearts, they will receive eternal life. Jesus died on the cross for Christian " s sins one time because once a person receives Jesus as Savior he or she is eternally saved. God's character and...
  • Rome And Christianity Christians Romans Roman
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    The way the Romans viewed Christianity is slightly different from the general theory. The Romans did not spend all their time hunting down Christians in order to crucify them or throw them to the lions. When Christianity first started in the Roman Empire, it was viewed as another sect of Judaism. There was no differentiating between the Jews and the Christians in the eyes of the Roman government. The Christians were seen simply as a more radical group of Jews. They were also not completely trust...
  • Salt Of The Earth
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    The Bible is one of the greatest books containing metaphors and similes often referred to as parables. In this case, a metaphor will be used describing two different aspects inspired by the written word of God. "Ye are the salt of the earth" (Matt. 5: 13) will be the example given in this essay. "Ye are the salt of the earth" represents how Christians, as salt, should portray themselves while being in "the world." Salt has many abilities that of Christians. Salt is generally used to enhance or s...
  • Anti Semitic Christians Shylock Jews
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    In your opinion, is 'The Merchant of Venice' an anti-Semitic play? In the course of your answer, explain clearly how Shakespeare presents Christians and Jews and comment on what the play suggests about prejudice and religious values. The Merchant of Venice focuses a great deal on religion because it is at the centre of the whole story. Shylock (a Jew) lends money to Antonio (a Christian) and this is from where the whole problem arises and where the story begins. Neither Jew or Christian really w...
  • Pagan And Christian Influence The Seafarer
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    Christians and Pagans have nothing in common. Both beliefs have influenced English literature. The Pagans have a grim view of the world. On the contrary, the Christians have a more positive view of the world. First, the Anglo-Saxons invaded Britain bringing with them Pagan beliefs, which greatly influenced the literature. Later on, the Romans missionaries converted Britain to Christianity. Nevertheless, English literature now includes both Pagan and Christian influences. One example where you c...
  • Christian Beliefs On Abortion In Action
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    1. (b) 'Explain how Christians might put their beliefs about abortion into action.' Many Christians have strong views on the topic of abortion. Many of these will feel strongly about the issue whether they are pro abortion or against abortion. In discussions about abortion, Christians against abortion may clearly show their views about abortion. They may use the bible reference 'Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the ...