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  • Popular Prayer For Christians
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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 f...
  • Belief In Christianity
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    Believe in Nothing The depiction of Jesus we see all around us. We see him in books, we see him in churches. We see him on the internet, we see him on television. We see what is an assumption of Jesus' appearance. One man made a guess of what Jesus looks like based on the appearance of an average Jewish man. Since then, we have been using a mask to portray a man, if not a woman, that did not exist. We are always told of his existence, but not how we come about that conclusion. The Bible in fact,...
  • Christians View Peace
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    Joe Cooper Peace Studies Professor Smith 31 October 2000 Hindu and Christian Approaches to War and Peace As international views on peace differ, so do opinions of different religions. Every culture has its own view on peace and how to attain it. Religious ties in most cases determine these values and laws. Two such opposing views on peace would be ancient Christian views and Hindu beliefs. Christianity believes in justice and love as the central focus of peace while Hindus learn to manage their ...
  • Existence Of God
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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...
  • Church And The Christians Like Clovis
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    According to Gregory of Tours there should be no other religion besides Christianity. Gregory being a devout Christian, wants to instill his beliefs upon everyone else, especially the heretics, namely the evil sect Arianism. Gregory also believes, by choosing his God, no evil can be done, because even if a person is a sinner, God will pardon the person and their sins. Gregory especially loved the Franks. He viewed them not as destroyers, but as saviors of Christian Gaul. For they had become dire...
  • Only Religion With Complete Truth
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    There are many different views to this statement within the Christian faith. The Christian church believes in religious freedom, but they believe that Christianity is the only religion with complete truth, whereas the other religions only contain some truth. One view is of exclusivism. This is the "old" accepted way. To be "saved" people must hear and respond to the Christian message. It is the duty of Christians to convert people in order to save them. In Matthew it is said, "Go make disciples ...
  • Christian Beliefs
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    To be a Christian during the time of the fall of the Roman Empire would not be a pleasant time to live. Christians believed in a higher power and devoted their lives, souls, and minds to God. And by doing this, they inevitably sealed their fate to be persecuted. Christianity began to rise slowly, but began to rise rapidly after the death of Jesus. The Romans had many problems with the Christians and they showed their anger by pursuing the Christian's faith, which proved to back fire because the ...
  • True Within Islam And Christian Beliefs
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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 is...
  • Islam Believes
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    Global History 9 March 23rd 1999 In the world today there are three major religions, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Each having the same background but having different views of this religion. These religions all have originated from the same area, the Middle East, and each having branched out from there. The basic beliefs for Christianity, Judaism, and Islam is that they all should believe in one and only one God and believe that we should not worship idols. Christianity's basic belief is th...
  • Views On The Permanence Of The Soul
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    The "Soul" According to Eastern & Western Religions The idea of the soul varies widely in religious tradition. While these variations exist, its basic definition is unvarying. The soul can be described as the ultimate internal principle by which we think, feel, and will, and by which our bodies are animated. The soul is seen as the core principle of life or as the essence of a being 1. Views on the permanence of the soul vary throughout religious tradition as well. While some view it as a mortal...
  • Entire 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 sh...
  • Comparison With Anne Bradstreets Christian Faith
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    Televangelists like Jimmy Swagger t and Jim and Tammy Fay Bakker promise the Christian faith to millions everyday. For the right price, anybody can have something- a. k. a. Christianity, God, and faith- in their lives. On these shows, there is no need to have believed in religion before, as long as there is a need for it now. Religious telecasts asking for money in exchange for faith attract nearly five million people each year. Fifty-five percent of these people are elderly woman; Thirty-five p...
  • Same God As Christians And Jews
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    Some form of religion has always been in the world. The Egyptians were polytheistic, believing in Isis, Amen-Re, and other various gods and goddesses. The Greeks put their faith into Aphrodite and Apollo, with Zeus being the head god, ruler of all. The first form of monotheism sprang up about 5,800 years ago. Abraham was the founder. The Israelites believed that Jehovah, or God, talked to Abraham and made a covenant with him promising to make his descendents more numerous than the stars. The Isr...
  • Buddhism And Christianity
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    Two religions, both very different and both very similar. Siddhartha Guat ama also known as Buddha ("Enlightened One") was the founder and probably the most influential person of Buddhism. He sat under a fig tree for 49 days to think and contemplate his thoughts. Buddhism was started around 600 B.C. Jesus is believed to be the Son of God in the Christian religion. He was also the most influential person of Christianity. Christianity was started around 34 B.C. Comparing the rituals each religion ...
  • Christians And The Muslims
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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...
  • Non Believers
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    In the course of reading Chapter 1 of our book, I came across something that I have known all along but taken for granted, as though it was not more important than my upcoming doctor's appointment. It is the simple yet breaking fact that I do not know what I believe in, or rather, I know what I believe, but I don't exactly know why I believe. And I am not alone in my plight. Most Filipinos, unfortunately, are guilty of this folly. We all have faith in God, not because we know the Sacred Scriptur...
  • Bertrand Russell States In The Essay
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    Ignore fact and reason, live entirely in the world of your own fantastic and myth-producing passions; do this whole-heartedly and with conviction, and you will become one of the prophets of your age. Bertrand Russell wrote this controversial statement in his essay, How to Become a Man of Genius. Bertrand Russell was a man who some deemed one of the most provocative philosophers of his time. Other people would say that he was just a man who hated Christians. He spent his life writing and philosop...
  • Lord Of Salvation
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    People have been asking this question for centuries, and they have come up with a couple of different answers. I believe that a person is saved through faith and prayer. If you truly believe that god is your savor and you have the faith to trust in him and believe what the bible tells you then you should be saved. In Isa. 61: 10 It says, I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe o...
  • Islam And Catholicism
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    Catholicism vs. Islam Both Roman Catholicism and Islam are similar in some ways. Both are major western religions. The way in which they function as a moral standard for the people who share the beliefs are very similar to each other. Many of their religious beliefs and practices are the same; they both believe in a single god. Both Islam and Catholicism share the beliefs that you must submit to only one god. This god sees and knows everything. He passes judgment. In these ways Islam is similar ...
  • Pagan And Christian Beliefs In English Literature
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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 ca...

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