The following principles will explain how you can personally begin a relationship with god, right now, through jesus christ the arrows illustrate that we are continually trying to reach god and the abundant life through our own efforts, such as a good life, philosophy, or religion – but we i'd like to ask some questions. Articles and videos address people's most important questions about life and god covers sex, relationships, purpose in life, evidence for god, questions about jesus and religions, etc you can email a questions and receive a personal reply. It is sometimes addressed in combination with the similar question of the fate of the unbeliever differing faith traditions have different responses to the question in christianity the fate of the unlearned is related to the question of original sin as some suggest that rigid readings of religious texts require harsh punishment for. 8 big questions of faith work through these common does god always bless believers the answer to that question may depend on how you define blessing week two has god played fair why did an omniscient god create humankind knowing that people in every generation would reject him. The answer to this question is yet another wonder of the word of god the sin jesus' physical resurrection is the only explanation for the explosive growth of the christian church from a rag-tag collection of disciples to a vibrant movement of god, the christian faith spread to the entire roman empire within a few years. Top ten questions college students ask about god and the christian faith 1) how do you know there is a god a moral argument: theory of ontological argument: theory of knowing‐ the very existence of knowledge necessitates that there is an outside force from which the knowledge comes: an all‐knowing god.
If you could be sure there is a god, would you want to know him or if you could know god personally, would you want to 10 bring a friend to your church or a christian event, then ask: what did you think of it did it make sense to you have you made the wonderful discovery of knowing god personally. If you have eternal life through faith in jesus christ, you have come to know god and yet there is another sense in which we need to know god far more deeply than we do after 25 years as a believer, the apostle paul said that he had not yet attained to knowing christ as he ought, but he pressed on. Knowing god the problem: our separation god created us in his own image to have an abundant life he did not make us as robots to automatically love and obey him we must trust jesus christ as lord and savior and receive him in repentance and by faith the bible says behold, i stand at the door and knock. There are too many hypocrites in the church why should i become a christian this excuse is often offered by those who want to continue to live in darkness they do not want to be brought into the light of jesus christ jesus does not say, “ follow the church,” or “follow the people” jesus says, “follow me” (matthew 9:9.
Devote yourself to unselfish religious deeds become a the arrows show our efforts to reach goddoing good for others, religious rituals, trying to be a good person, etc but the jesus christ took all of our sins--knowing everything we have ever done or will do--suffered and paid for them with his life on the cross jesus. While the above questions may appear to ask the same question, they are in truth very different the first question focuses on the human potential to know and experience the supernatural the second knowing god is not synonymous with attending church or even having some supernatural experience millions settle for. Answers to various questions about god from a christian and biblical perspective , carmorg. Christianity in a nutshell christianity is about knowing god personally the starting point of christian faith is that there is a god who made us and wants us to come back into restored relationship with him jesus referred to god as father and his teaching centres on inviting us to begin a relationship with god as one of his.
As you work through these nine studies and the associated worksheets you will be impacted by the sheer power of the claims jesus made about himself in seeing him you will see god in knowing him, you will know god you will realise that the age-long question 'what is god like' is answered when we look at jesus. We can know god because he has come to us and dwelt among us and talked to us in his son, jesus christ so here we stand, here we study, here we think and question, knowing that the quest to know and understand god is not a pointless quest but a quest with an attainable goal, for we the gods of human religion. Jesus is unique he came back from the dead this demonstrates he is the one whom he claimed to be (romans 1:4), the unique son of god and the only way by which a person can have a personal relationship with the true and living god answers to tough questions skeptics ask about the christian faith, pg 60. People think they know what christianity is all about but are their assumptions accurate addressing ten common spiritual questions below, rick warren reveals the truth plainly without clouding the issue with religious jargon or rules question 1: why is there evil in the world if god exists, why is there evil in the world.
Knowing god 101: a guide to theology in plain language (christianity 101) [ bruce bickel, stan jantz] on amazoncom free shipping on growing as a christian 101: a guide to stronger faith in plain language bible answers 101: a user-friendly guide to life's biggest questions (christianity 101®) paperback. Why is it so vital for christians to constantly read, study, and meditate on the word of god is this issue really a big deal why is it knowing god's will the message of eternal salvation is a vital and dominant theme in scripture, but the bible reveals much more—including how god would have us live. Who are the orthodox it's a question increasingly on western minds as eastern christians suffer tremendous persecution — such that the future existence of christianity in the region is uncertain frederica mathewes-green, whose husband is archpriest of holy cross orthodox church in linthicum, md. Remember that the 'eternal life' that jesus gives us is not about life in heaven ( although it includes that), but about knowing god as jesus said: “now this is eternal life, that they know you the one true god, and christ jesus whom you sent ” (jn 17:3) that said, we really can lead our children into a more full.
Knowing god journey3 whether you're a mature christian, a new believer or someone just searching for god, you've come to the right place each of us at one point in our life has found ourselves wondering about the next we know you may still have questions about, god, jesus and your faith journey and what's next. That is what i mean when i answer the aforementioned question with no, belief in christ is not in conflict with the fact of pluralism and yet, if by pluralism we mean that there is nothing but that kind of knowledge that is universally available to all without special intervention by god, then we will have to say yes to our. These are some of the questions that people most frequently ask about the christian faith we have given brief to take things further, why not come along to one of our sunday services, or one of our investigating christianity courses isn't a christian just a good person or someone who believes in god being a.
These six questions are incredibly simple and will let you know if the person you' re witnessing to really understands the message in the booklet “now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true god, and jesus christ, whom you have sent” (john 17:3) we receive jesus christ by faith, as an act of our will. From the summer 2016 issue of knowing & doing: the articles sought to give a very basic answer to that question from the old and new testaments but simply knowing about god is we must also understand that knowing god is not an optional part of the christian life it is the christian life jesus said. What follows are a few things i've learned about knowing god or living a divine, enlightened life (or, as the christians say, “saved,” although many of them know neither what a furthermore, there's no need to make knowing god into a problem, whether you've given up on organized religion or not. We might ask the question, “which is more important to my faith, knowing scripture or feeling passionate about god” perhaps your time in bible study has been dry or perhaps the opposite is true, you were excited after a recent christian event, but the feeling was gone the next day first, let's look at the.
You are all sons of god through faith in christ jesus, for all of you who were baptized into christ have clothed yourselves with christ there is neither jew nor greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in christ jesus if you belong to christ, then you are abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.