Christianity Beliefs and teachings

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  • Christianity Beliefs and teachings
    • Nature of God
      • Ominpotentce
        • All powerful because he created the universe
      • Just Judge
        • Fairly decide who enters heaven and hell
      • Benevolent
        • Believed to have sacrificed his own son
      • Immament
        • Present in human world taking an active role in humanity
    • The Holy Trinity
      • Father
        • Created the universe and takes care of his creature like a Father. Punishes who do wrong and rewards who do good like a parent. The first part of the trinity
      • Son
        • Referred to as the 'Word' and is believed to be God incarnate and sacrificed his life for the sake of humanity bringing them closer to God
      • Holy spirit
        • Believed to guide and sustain the life on earth sent after the ascension of God the son and is the final part of the trinity
    • Creation
      • Perspectives
        • Creationist/ Fundalmentalists
          • Believe that the creation story is 100% accurate because they believe that the bible is 100% words of God
        • Metaphorical/Mythical
          • Believe that the Bible is symbolic and parts of the Bible can be interpreted to be different then what is said for example the creation story says that the world was created in six days, the people who believe it is a myth would say that those days for humans are periods of time and as God is eternal those periods of time must've been like days
        • Scientific view
          • Believe that the Big Bang Theory is how the world was created but also believe that God had a part in it, saying that the Bible is just a guide line assisting scientific views
      • Events
        • Day 1 the light and darkness was created
          • Day 2 the sky was created
            • Day 3 th land plants and ocean were created
              • Day 4 The star, moon and sun was created
                • Day 5 the creatures of the sky, the land and plants were made
                  • Day 6 the land animals and humans were made
    • Beliefs of Life After Death
      • Heaven
        • A paradise believed to be a reward for those who committed good deed
      • Hell
        • It is a place of suffering and punishment to where those who have commuted sins and have done bad stay
      • Purgatory
        • Roman Catholics believe that people who have done bad but have done good (in between the both) stay here and have the sins cleansed
      • soul
        • Believe in the immortality of the soul and that it will resurrect on the Day of Judgement deciding who goes to Heaven and Hell
    • Day of Judgement
      • Last Jugement
        • This is believed to be the day when it will be decided who enters heaven or hell and it commence on the reincarnation of Jesus. It is believed that the souls of the dead will resurrect and it will be decided where they will go
      • Jesus' reincarnation
        • It is believed that Jesus will reincarnate and on his second coming the Day of Judgement will commence and Jesus will separate the good from the bad
      • Sheep and the Goat (Matthew)
        • It is believed that the sheep will enter heaven as thy follow their shepherd obediently unlike the goats who are stubborn and will enter hell. On his day those who are like sheep and those like goats will be separated
    • Jesus
      • Salvation
        • It is believed that when Jesus had sacrificed himself humanity was saved and the connection from God and Humans which was broken was now reormed th sins being cleansed
      • Crucifixion
        • Jesus was betrayed by Judas and was nailed on a cross as punishment of the accused sin of Blasphemy
      • Resurrection and ascension
        • It is believed that after the crucifixion Jesus had resurrected on good Friday the day he was placed in the tomb
        • Mary and some other female followed had come to anoint Jesus's body but when Mary went there, angels asked her why she looks for the living amongst the dead.
        • After meeting his disciples Jesus told them to spread the word of his teachings and ascended to heaven
    • Evil and Suffereing
      • Natural Evil
        • Occurs through natural events such as floods and earthquakes
      • Moral Evil
        • Evil which is caused by free will
      • Why does God allow it?
        • It is believed to be a part of God's plan and is a test of faith as this world is temporary
        • Suffering is a part of life and is a punishment for sin

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