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Christian Terms

The authority of Scripture is a key issue for the Christian Church in this and every age. Those who profess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior are called to show the reality of their discipleship by humbly and faithfully obeying God's written Word. To stray from Scripture in faith or conduct is disloyalty to our Master. Recognition of the total truth and trustworthiness of Holy Scripture is essential to a full grasp and adequate confession of its authority. The following Statement affirms...

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Explain Christian beliefs about justice, forgiveness and reconciliation.

Explain Christian beliefs about justice, forgiveness and reconciliation. In order to explain the Christian viewpoint in relation to justice, forgiveness and reconciliation it is necessary to define these terms in their broader, and more secular perspective. This will then help to clarify the particular Christian position in this respect. Therefore, in order to properly consider what is meant by the term "justice," a logical, if not basic, first step is to look up the term in a dictionary. Here...

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Christian Marriage

Christian Marriage Introduction and background. Christian Marriage, also called Matrimony is a sacrament in which a man and a woman publicly declare their love and fidelity in front of witnesses, a priest or minister and God. The It is seen by all Christian churches as both a physical and spiritual fulfillment. Christianity emphasises that the sacrament of Holy Matrimony is a lifetime commitment. So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore, what God has joined together, let no one separate...

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Brief history of the War between Muslims and Christians in the Philippines

Crusade is believed to be the start of the relentless rivalry between the Muslims and Christians. The crusades were expeditions undertake in fulfillment of a solemn vow to deliver the Holy Places from Mohammedan Tyranny but later developed into territorial wars. The term crusader means to "mark with cross" which suites their purpose of redeeming their land. Before the crusades, relationship between Muslim and Christians are not hostile and were mainly commercial and intellectual. They trade slaves and...

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Is Fasting For Christians

Is Fasting for Christians? IN ANSWER to that question you may have been told: “Yes, for Jesus recommended fasting for his followers.” If you are a practicing Catholic, you would respond in the affirmative, for you recognize certain fast days, and in particular you always fast before taking “Holy Communion.” Did Jesus really recommend or command fasting for his followers? In the instances recorded in the Bible, fasting was done as an expression of sorrow and repentance for sins or when under distressing...

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Norms of Christian Theology

1. The sources and norms of Christian Theology I understand scripture, tradition, reason and experience as the sources and norms of Christian theology. Revealing the knowledge of God, guides us to know God, and inform our action and practice as believers, they are the sources as witnesses that points to the knowledge of God. At that same time, they are norms by which we can judge our understanding of God and correct our behaviors as children of God 2. Understanding of the source and norms Scripture...

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Early Christian Ecumenical Councils

Institution: Date: Ways in Which the Early Christian Ecumenical Councils Developed the Church’s Understanding of Jesus Various early Christian doctrines developed and were shaped over time. The early Ecumenical Councils were pivotal in the development of such doctrines which served as a foundation for the church and Christianity. When Christianity became a legal religion in the Roman Empire under Emperor Constantine I, leaders of various Christian communities throughout the Mediterranean could...

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Christian Leadership Principles

Running head: CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES Christian Leadership Principles Ginger Gonzalez and Gilbert Tamez, Jr. LeTourneau University In partial fulfillment of the requirements for New Testament Principles (BIBL1073) 11/27/2007 ABSTRACt THIS IS THE ABSTRACT, WHICH IS TYPED IN BLOCK FORMAT WITH NO INDENTATION. IT IS A BRIEF SUMMATION OF YOUR PAPER AND SHOULD BE 120 WORDS OR LESS. IT SHOULD BE ACCURATE AND CONCISE. YOUR ABSTRACT SHOULD ALSO BE WRITTEN IN A SELF-CONTAINED WAY SO PEOPLE...

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Introducing Christian Ethics

Book Review Introducing Christian Ethics The book that I have chosen to do my book review on is Introducing Christian Ethics, written by Henlee H. Barnette. This book deals with many Christian ethical decisions based on biblical foundations that are applied to various major problems. Some of the major problems pertain to the self, marriage and family, race relations, economic life, and political life. This book provides assistance to those in need of ethical guidance. This type of guidance is...

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Winthrop Summary Christian Charity

Anna Dean Michelle Steil English 101, Sec 12 22 Oct 2012 A Model of Christian Charity: Summary A Model of Christian Charity is a sermon by John Winthrop. He gives this sermon aboard the Arbella in 1630. John Winthrop began his and his Christian's journey with words for guidance and inspiration. He starts his sermon by stating that God created the rich and the poor. He created them for different reasons, in order to manifest his exertion in the areas of mercy, love, gentleness...

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