Christ: Model of Today's Youth

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Chapter 1
INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study
As we all know Christ Himself is the creator who made everything in heaven and earth. Jesus might have selected anyone in the world to follow Him. Yet again, He called common men: fishermen, businessmen, plain folks but the very first we notice about Jesus in that He was “one of us”. He loved children and they returned His affections. When some of Jesus’ followers tried to restrain the youngsters from clustering around Him, our Lord said “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for the Kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these” (Matthew 19:14 NIV)

Every one of us knows Jesus Christ but did you know that Christ is the model of Today’s Youth? Without any doubt He is the unique personality of all time a man who changed the course of history so dramatically that almost nothing is untouched by his influence. In almost every country in this world, the front page of every single newspaper acknowledges Him. That’s because every date is marked from His birth more than two thousand years ago. The life Jesus led, the miracles He performed the words He spoke, His death on the cross, His resurrection, His ascent into heaven these all point to the fact that He was not merely a man but more that a man. Yet the very power of His name was destined to overthrow the most widespread. So we know that Christ’s sacrifice all the things to save our life. That’s great had done God to all of us that serve as model in each of us.

Statement of the Problem
This study focuses on the influence of Christ as a model of Today’s Youth. It discusses the work of Jesus and the sacrifices that He did to save our lives, also His role in influencing the moral value of the Youth. Moreover it aims to understand the great role of Christ in developing each of us and also to become a good model to the next generation, especially in today’s modern world, whether it is good or bad they are influenced in such as vice, commit crimes, etc. that in our present time the youth must not follow. So Christ serves as a model to do things that he make proud of us and for our own goods. Specifically, the researcher attempts, intends and seeks to answer the following question: 1. Is Christ the model of Today’s Youth?

2. Is Christ has a great role in influencing the Today’s Youth?

3. What are the works of Christ that makes a model of the Youth?

Assumptions and Hypothesis
In the course of this paper, the researcher has come up with the following assumptions and hypotheses: 1. Christ has influenced and continues to influence the Today’s Youth. It has changed our way of dealing with moral and immoral things. 2. Christ serve as a model to our Today’s youth for the good of each and every one and 3. Through influencing us we success in our life.

Significance and Importance of the study
First and foremost, Filipino Youth will benefit from this study because it will help them appreciate the work of Christ and His sacrifice to all of us. This includes the influences of Christ as our Today’s model Youth. We all know that Gods message enlighten us to do good things. We Filipino are very religious person; we value our faith to God. Yet the power of his name was destined to overthrow the most widespread and to the entire world. What is Faith? It is the confident assurance that what we hope for is going to happen. It is the evidence of things we cannot yet see. (Hebrew11:1).

In Today’s modern world, especially the Youth are challenged with different experiences and distraction that disturbs our life and relationship with others, with our family, friends and with God. Do you know that meeting Jesus is the greatest moment of your life but knowing Him is the ultimate adventure that’s the great Jesus Christ is. This paper features the vital role of Christ as a model of Today’s Youth in dealing with today challenges and obstacles that encounter of each youth about their life. In addition...
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