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The Gospel Message
Linda Pickering
September 12, 2012
APOL 101

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1) What are some ways the Christian gospelperceived in our culture? There seems to be a few different ways the Christian gospel is perceived in our culture. Some people embrace it while others question whether or not it exists. Naturalism is a view that God does not exist, and is divided into two parts: What is knowledge and how can it be known, and what exist and what does not exist. Pantheism denies the existence of a personal God, and that everything goes thru a cycle of birth, life, death, and rebirth. There is a direct relationship between animals, humans, and everything else that exists. Theism is the belief that only one God exists. This is a personal and intimate God and relates to all mankind.

2 What are some specific moral reasons people may reject the Christian gospel? Some moral reasons people my reject the Christian gospel is there seems to a divide in what people perceive as good and bad. Or what is right or wrong. Thus each man must determine for himself who actions are good and bad and what is right and wrong. Another reason is that there is no genuine proof that the Christian gospel is true, why would someone accept the Christen gospel if it does not ring true, and is not supported by any solid evidence? There is also the case of the predatory sexual behavior of the Catholic Priest.

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Some people are simple looking for an excuse. Some people who reject the Christian gospel do not reject morality or the rule of law, they make their decision based on a belief that there is no God, and that Jesus did not perform miracles. 3 What are some specific emotional reasons people may reject the Christian gospel? An emotional reason may be that they simple don’t believe because they can’t understand why if there was a God, he would allow some things to happen to...
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