Christianity_RS_Revision

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  • Christianity _RS_Revision
    • Importance of Jesus (Agape)
      • Sacrificial love
      • A love that places God and all other humans above yourself
      • Eg
        • Jumping in front of a train to save someone else's life
    • Nature of God (personal)
      • God is personal as He can have relationships with adherents
      • Eg
        • Prayers, Visions, Holy Spirit
      • Bible often talks of God in human terms
      • God is...
        • Eternal
        • Personal
        • Omnibenevolent
        • Omnipotent
        • Immanent
        • Judge
        • Omniscient
        • Perfect example
    • Evil and Suffering
      • Moral Evil
        • Suffering caused by the actions of human beings
        • Doesn't explain why God allows natural evils, or why innocent people suffer
      • Natural Evil
        • Suffering created through no direct fault of humans
        • Doesn't explain why God lets innocent people suffer
        • Eg
          • Earthquakes, Floods
    • Salvation and the Role of Christ
      • Salvation
        • Being saved from eternity in hell through repentance and Jesus' death on the cross
        • Through sacrifice, receive salvation
        • Should show repentance for sin
        • "I believe You died for my sins and rose from the dead"   Sinner's Prayer
      • Role of Christ
        • Son of God
          • Jesus was God incarnate (human form)
          • Conceived by Holy Spirit, made Mary pregnant
        • Messiah
          • Anointed one
          • Believe was sent as saviour of humanity
        • Lord and Saviour
          • Take punishment for human sin
          • Fully human and fully God
          • Meant humans could restore relationship with God
        • "I believe in Jesus Christ, God's only son, our Lord" Apostles Creed
    • Divergent views on the Creation Story
      • Literal Creationists
        • Evidence
          • "In the beginning, God created heavens and the Earth" Genesis 1:1
        • Explanation
          • Take the Bible literally - Bible is God's actual words
          • The accounts in Genesis 1-3 provide and accurate historical account of the world
          • Rejects scientific suggestion
          • World not 5700 years old - millions of years old
          • God's world is infallible to must be absolute truth
        • Weakness
          • Believe creation is a myth. Is a story that conveys important truths
          • Not meant to be taken literallly
      • Myth
        • Evidence
          • "The universe that the world is millions of years old, not 5700 years" The Scientist
        • Explanation
          • Used to convey important truths
          • Difference in style and order of account in Genesis 1+2
          • Scientific research that the world is billions of years old, so can't be taken literally
          • Tells us lots of important things about humans in other parts of creation
        • Weakness
          • Theistic Evolution
            • Science and Bible can go hand in hand
            • God started, science continued
      • Conclusion
        • Strong - Myth, both science and Bible
        • Weak - Creationists, only Bible, no science

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