Unlike other interpretations of the meaning of grace in the Christian tradition, Wesley's approach toward the subject matter suggests splitting the concept of the means of grace into the works of piety and those of [...]
The phenomenon of a false self is typically rendered as one of the options of spiritual development and the fostering of the qualities that will make one deviate from the path of enlightenment.
First and foremost, God is a part of the world, but he is also above and beyond it, existing outside of people's ability to envision his person fully.
The purpose of the mantra is to tune the mind of the meditating individual and channel its energy to the desired purpose.
The first one refers to history and the fact that ancient ideas and beliefs have to be forgotten and appeals to humanity on the whole.
The evolutionary theory was established by Charles Darwin. Creationism and Darwin’s evolutionary theory are two theories predominant in the modern society.
I would say to the father that he should be the role model for John and should avoid the behavior that would influence the boy negatively.
The first suggestion refers to the idea that, for the ministers to be able to set children on the proper track of affiliating themselves with God, they will have to teach them how to address [...]
On the other hand, being a student majoring in communication and public relations, I believe that I am prepared to acquire the necessary communication and interpersonal skills, which will allow me to contribute to the [...]
A team will handle the problems, concerns, and expectations of every member of the ministry. When every member of the church understands the importance of having a team-led youth ministry, it will be easier to [...]
Despite living in the modern world with the new morals, principles of the Holy Bible have to be respected during early childhood education, as they are the essentials of the modern multicultural world while interacting [...]
I believe my input was valuable for the patient and her faith development as she carved some of the spiritual pillars that would be helpful in her adulthood.
The main motivation behind the drafting and publishing of the booklets that would later be compiled in a book was to offer a philosophical justification and direction to the providers of educational materials for the [...]
The churches are encouraged by the author of the book to strengthen their Sunday schools. Additionally, the book enhances individual skills and knowledge in terms of managing the ministry dealing with Sunday school and leaders [...]
One of the key roles of meditation in the Buddhist faith is the relaxation of the mind and the improvement of mental alertness.
According to, success in teaching English to the English language learners' results from delivering instructions in the primary language that the students understand. In conclusion, the article has noted the significance of tutors adopting a [...]
The educational philosophy stresses the importance of the spiritual matter in learners to ensure that they execute the Jesuit values for the improvement of the contemporary population.
It is in the application of Scripture and dogma that you can understand what religion is about, and the best way to do so is through experience.
It is also a somber realization since the hate and bigotry that caused the suffering of the Jewish people continues to exist in the world today, albeit in a different form.
One of the most sensitive areas where the author of this work addresses is the question about the ministry. One of the most outstanding strengths of this piece of work is the knowledge of the [...]
As far as the obvious benefits are concerned, the approach suggested by Orsi and McDannell allows one to avoid interpreting the subject matter from the perspective of the traditional dichotomy of the sacred and the [...]
He wants to prove to God that Job's faith is weak and will vanish if he experiences suffering and pain. He accuses God of injustice and argues that he does not deserve to suffer because [...]
He asserts that affection is the cornerstone and indicator of true religion.the soul's will and inclination have been referred by the author as the key determinants in the definition of affections.
To substantiate the validity of his opinion, in this respect, Nagasena came up with the 'parable of the lamp.' According to the monk, just as it is the case with the flame of a burning [...]
The Jains believe in the existence of a divine being, and they attribute the forces that govern their fate in life to the Supreme Being.
Known as the Acts, the narrations incorporating the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles are traditionally considered the first attempts at establishing the link between the reader and the Biblical characters, making [...]
It is a book that emphasizes the importance of a church and the way to uplift each other, not only in sharing materially but also in praying for one another.
In the parables of the Pharisee and the tax collector and the persistent widow in Luke 18: 1-8, the essence of prayer intensely comes out as a distinctive tool that executes desired changes.
In addition to the fact that the reader has to use the translated medium, for the most part, the fact that the Biblical scriptures can be interpreted in a number of ways also creates a [...]
Many Christians hold a strong faith that the Bible is the solitary foundation of God to people. The Bible is a revelation of who God is to humanity.
The similarities and differences in the ethical teachings of Hinduism and Buddhism include the following. Fourth, the act of lying is unacceptable in both Hinduism and Buddhism.
It implies that the baptism is a vital ritual for infants while considering its outcomes to the practices of circumcision as in the time of Abraham.
This argument is based on the teaching of the scripture that views baptism as a contract between God and the person being baptized.
Regarding the place of women in Buddhism, it is interesting to note that Buddhism is not attached to any gender despite the fact that Buddha himself has historically been a man.
It presents the details of the first times of the people in the world, the Great Flood, and history of the Patriarchs.
The bible continuously expresses the theme of merciful punishment and this can be seen in the ultimate idea of the God's only son Jesus Christ who came from the throne to the world.
Following the example of Jesus, Christians should know that it is their obligation to surrender and submit fully to the will of God. The example of Jesus' humility to God should be followed by Christians [...]
The concept of meagerness asserts the need to supply the body with "just enough food to sustain the body for the service for which it is made". Food is an important part of the Hindu [...]
Islam and Judaism are some of the religions that encourage their children to learn the fundamentals of the belief system. In other words, it shapes the knowledge and the skills of the believer in a [...]
Ahmed elaborates that Muslims in Middle East, India and Pakistan are keen and aware of the distinctions between the two factions.
Yes, Rahman believes in the teachings of the Quran because they are the basis of all his writing. He cites from the Quran that this day will be the Day of Decision.
The tradition of Shinto supports the belief in kami, which explains the background of the people's way of life, the attitude to nature and philosophical principles."The overall aims of Shinto ethics are to promote harmony [...]
For instance, it introduces the principle of a Worldly Illusion, which borders the Buddhist concept of non-self; it mentions the existence of the Timeless Truth, which makes the given religious movement rub elbows with Taoism [...]
In other words, once a Christian is saved, it is hard to lose salvation as long as God's grace remains in abundance and the individual continues to believe in the salvation power of Christ.
1 Admittedly, the book is seen as one of the brightest examples of the "book of wisdom". However, it is possible to note that the story itself is an axiom to be taken for granted [...]
The basic concepts which are discussed in Exodus 34:1-10 are the sin of the Israel people, the redemption, and the establishment of new covenant relationship with Israel people based on forgiving the nation and providing [...]
The third state of this method is primarily related to the emotions of a person. This is one of the main aspects that should be considered by scholars and people who are interested in Buddhism.
It has been in the interest of many scholars to create a clear understanding of the values of God. It is through the guidance of the spiritual leaders that the peace can be maintained in [...]
John Frame's The Doctrine of the Christian Life provides readers with discussions of a lot of basic and problematic issues which can be associated with the question of the Christian ethics.
Therefore, this is a book that could be applied in the lives of many people and transform them in to Christians.
The book begins with a clear disagreement with the misconceptions by today's Christian, of the existence of demons and the influence of the spiritual world.
Most of the youth pastors who have abandoned ministry work often argue that it is too demanding to work in a church environment.
Eternal life is a critical aspect of Christianity and it is the one of the foundational doctrines of Christianity exemplifying the life of Christ through His resurrection.
This paper will highlight the actual symbolism of the suffering servant by Isaiah, his missions, and the relationship with the individual servant in the New Testament.
According to the book, Christ will be the child of a virgin. During this day, God's wrath will be felt in every corner of the world.
Therefore, this paper aims to present the discussion of readings in forming the vision of a prayer's importance and to provide the plan for improving the prayer's life with the focus on several aspects that [...]
Christ appeared to his disciples and took the bread. The Last Supper was a uniting factor that encouraged more people to enjoy God's favor.
The book describes how the Romans and the Greeks used the above concepts in order to achieve their goals. They should use the power of humility to understand, guide, and support their followers.
The concept of the bad habit is nonexistent if the intention to do harm to self or others is not manifested. In Buddhism psychology, the action of intention is not immediately established from an individual [...]
The author argues that the relevance of pastoral ministry is defined by its ability to outreach and model people into sheep, which are worth to be in the God's flock.
Moreover, the prophets and disciples provided insights about the person of Christ, which have enhanced the definition of Christ using both the human nature and the divine nature.
Hence, the word spoken by the God is essentially the power of the word that is spoken by the God. The presence of the God is perpetuated through the word of God.
The book goes further to analyze God's will and power. Christians should use this book in order to establish the best relationships with their God.
In the bible, the word counsel is the Aramaic translation of wouldethabar' in the Old Testament and the Greek word 'bouleutes' in the New Testament.
This family will ensure every church member and youth is part of the youth ministry. I will always help every newcomer in the ministry.
Observation of the Eucharist entails taking of bread and wine symbolically as the body and blood of Jesus Christ."Sharing in the Eucharist, like sharing in the mystery of Christ's death and resurrection, is at the [...]
Considering the fact that there were quite literally hundreds of thousands of people within the regions that Jesus preached in at the time, it stands to reason that the selection of the Apostles was not [...]
One of the parables is in the book of Matthew, in the eighteenth chapter 1, while the other account is in the book of Luke in the fifteenth chapter 2.
The vine represented Jesus himself, the vine grower was the Father who sent Christ to the earth, and the branches were the disciples.
The doctrine of Christian life analyzes the issue of Christian ethics in comparison to non Christian ethics. One of the key issues in understanding Christian ethics is the fact that these ethics are God like.
The paper will highlight the role that parents can play in promoting Christian education in the country and how the church can make an impact in the secular education system.
Based on the presented information, the main insight that derived from this chapter is that the ethos utilized to justify certain arguments in the church can be manufactured and created for a certain purpose and [...]
O'Connor depicts the woman who believes she is one of the most rightful people in the world, whereas she has a sinful vision of the world.
Karma is partly determined by the will of God, in addition to the actions of an individual. Hindus believe that Karma is partly determined by the will of God, in addition to the actions of [...]
To establish the real origin of religion, the use of scientific methods is inadequate hence the use of theories is the only valid method of tracing the origins of religion.
It is against this backdrop that this paper analyses the elements of religion in Christianity and examines whether or not these elements are displayed in new religious movement called scientology There is growing debate on [...]
It can be clearly seen that the baptizing of Jesus Christ jointly with the coming down of the Holy Spirit and the voice that was heard from heaven, marked the starting of the ministry of [...]
After a number of discussions with the youth leadership team, it was agreed that the goal of the vision was to bring individuals closer to God, and that the time frame for the realization of [...]
The book of Acts of Apostles is written as a history of the early church and it shows how the church grew and spread from Jerusalem to the whole of the Roman Empire.
It is critical to note that the objective of Christian education remains to educate the mind and affects the heart with Gospel-based teachings that encourages the disciple to develop within the familiarity of spiritual formation [...]
One good example of a parable that was used by Jesus to tell about the Kingdom of God was the story of the ten virgins, which is highlighted in chapter 25 of the book of [...]
Therefore, Augustine said that without the grace of God it is impossible for a human being to obey and follow the commandments of God.
According to this interpretation, the first event that will characterize the end-of-time is the 'binding of Satan' as well as the 'first resurrection of believers'.
The desire to increase the number of people in a church is a desire to deliver the word of God to the greatest number of people.
One of the underlying concepts is for the teacher to have a student centered approach of teaching in which the students are not only passive learners but active participants in the learning process and this [...]
There are several other verses Proverbs that support the teachings of wisdom, diligence, laziness, and folly as illustrated in the Hebrew customs.
It is not the pain that helps reveal the truth, but the wisdom that comes with the ability to fight the pain.
The teachers, the state and the entire society are the main player in the act of including morality education in schools but have been blocked from doing so by the people's view of morality as [...]
The imagination and thinking of Christians are different from what the atheists' society thinks about God in heaven and the torment in hell. Salvation Salvation is one of the themes that the author highlights in [...]
In the first place, it is necessary to note that Shari'a has been a set of accepted norms and principles for centuries.
He also believed that the abolishment of ancient institutions that were originally inclined to Christianity was helpful to the society. He argued that Christianity had been contaminated by the supernatural and that it was a [...]
The church also seeks to instill value in the prisoners' lives through teachings and practices that accept prisoners as people who deserve to be treated with dignity.
The central tenet of realistic perception of religion is, therefore, the claim that God exists, otherwise referred to as the Objectivity of God's reality.
It was a routine that the Angel of God came and troubled the water and the first person to enter the pool was healed.
In effect, the topic will serve as an eye opener to the students for them to realize that Eucharist is the source of summit of the life of Christians.
For this reason, science and faith are integral fields of knowledge that enhance understanding of the universe and human existence in the society; thus, theology should allow faith to correlate with science and seek understanding [...]
There is a purpose for everything that he is doing and this is what the author of the passage tries to communicate to the readers of Hebrews.
Nevertheless, the parent and the institutional counselors should stay close to the children in order to take the required action in case a child is going through an acute problem.
The woman out of the curiosity asks Jesus where He is to get water from where Jesus informs her that He has the living water.
Spiritual maturity is achieved through the prosperity of the Fruits of the Spirit and by making use of the spiritual gifts to serve the Lord.
Hebrew teachings on wisdom, diligence and folly are contained in the Old Testament part of the Bible, especially in the book of Proverbs.
Some churches and Christians however consider it as unauthoritative because it is not part of the bible, for example, the Church of the New Jerusalem and the Jehovah's Witnesses. According to the Nicene Creed, there [...]
In the new form of religion only one God is to be worshiped and this god was the creator of everything.
In modern times, Protestant fundamentalism takes the form of reaffirming literal interpretations and applications of the bible. In essence, they were reacting to the disenfranchisement of religion.
This is the official standpoint of many religions meaning that religion is the major variable in the debate. Religion has ensured that the debate on the origin of species and the earth in general continues.
H, the imam countered the influence of the prevalent philosophical teachings in the Islamic world. The influence of philosophy had led to the weakening of the Hadith.
During my quest to know more about this religion they gave a narrative of their belief to the meaning of life, the human nature, the origin of the universe, their religion laws and some of [...]
According to an article titled Enlightenment, Religion and Spirituality in Anunda, our religious beliefs are the main source of all the myths.
This is by applying the teachings in the parables to the day to day experiences. Jesus used the parable of the Sower to explain his ways and show the sovereignty of God.
The next discussion analyses the sacrament as the major symbol in the Christian religion highlighting the importance of the ceremonies. Although the rate of participation of the ceremony of the sacrament is high, the participants [...]
The bible in the book of Genesis describes the origin of heaven and earth and everything that is in it; God created everything.
The history of Jesus Christ deeds, confirms to us that, people had to turn to him whenever they needed assistance, and this has facilitated most of people to join religious groups as a way of [...]
Due to simplicity, readers do not have to refer or infer to the original text in Greek or to the bible dictionary to get the meaning of the complex words in the text.
The fact that there is the symbol of the cross as a reminder to Christians of the crucification of their savior is good enough.
Sin and redemption are the basis of religion and this will help analyze people's attitude towards sin and redemption. However, not all believed that it was true and there is forgiveness of sins.
Children stayed in church up to the age of ten where they learnt biblical teachings on how to relate with their parents and other people in the society.
This thinking is exploited by the religious leaders who assures the followers that indeed, they are unique, privileged and chosen to have a chance of exercising the will of God, hence they will be rewarded.
Both Kirin and her spiritual guru Swamiji admit that the content of the stories is less important than the approach to interpreting them and the feelings of the narrator and the audience.
Derived from the word Christ, Christians have tried to emulate the works and behaviors of the founder of the faith. This paper intends to compare and contrast evangelism in the early church and the present [...]
For example, Judaism professes one God while paganism teaches of many or no god, Judaism teaches that the bible contains God's words and messages to mankind while paganism does not have a main religious text [...]