Edexcel RE B Chapter 3 Living the Christian life

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  • Chapter 3: Living the Christian life
    • Prayer
      • Prayers can be set, informal or in private
      • Its a way of communicating with God and building a relationship with Him
      • some people with give thanks, ask for forgiveness or ask for something
    • Christian Worship
      • Liturgical - structured with set words, Non-liturgical - less structured, individual - alone in private
      • usually in church led by a priest reading the bible
      • important because it created a closeness and relationship with God
    • Sacraments
      • Baptism, confirmation, holy communium, marriage, holy orders, confession and anoiting the sick
      • they're a physical presentation of someones faith, and a spiritual connection gained with god each time
      • BABTISE THEM IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER THE SON AND THE HOLY SPIRIT
    • Pilgrimage
      • Pilgrimage is a long hald journey which helps believers to connect with God and their faith
      • Give believers a strong religious and spiritual experience aswell as meeting other believers and developing a community
      • PILGRIMAGE EVOKE OUR EARTHLY JOURNEY TOWARD HEAVEN
    • Christian celebrations
      • Christmas and advent - celebration of Jesus' birth and the build up to it
      • Holy week and easter sunday - week leading up to easter to where christians pray and ask god for forgiveness and remember Jesus' death
    • The Local Church
      • Local churches are the centre of communities and welcome everyone in that community, christian or not
      • Act as schools and give advice, help the needy and provide services
    • The Future of the Church
      • RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT
      • Many christians believe they should put their effort supporting their local church
      • Churches also work as community to help the suffering in the world by collectively setting up hospitals and schools
      • Churches also will travel and will spread the word about Jesus to educate all people about Christ
      • Christian Church membership is growing globalling but is falling in the UK
    • The Worldwide Church
      • Seeks to make a positive impact on the world and encourages charity and preach gospel
      • GOD LOVES A CHEERFUL GIVER

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