How does God intervene in the World?

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  • How does God intervene in the World?
    • In the form of the Bible...
      • 10 Commandments
      • Parables give Christians guidence on how they should behave
        • The parable of the good Smaratin teaches people to care for everyone
      • The Bible helps them to make moral descisions
    • An atheist might say...
      • That the Bible is written by humans trying to understand the world around them
      • That people believe in miracles because they want them to happen
        • Miracles could be coinscidences
        • Chance and luck
      • Jesus could be a very interesting man who drew people in with his energy
        • That Jesus isn't God in human form because God doesn't exist
    • In the form of Jesus...
      • Human point of view
      • Jesus gave his life for humanity
    • In the form of the Holy Spirit...
      • Christians believe that the Holy Spirit helps them to understand God's teachings
      • Christians believe that the Hly Spirit is permanently within each Christian helping them to make the right choices
        • They believe the Holy Spirit helps them to live the way God intended
      • The Holy Spirit shows that God's intervention in the World is on going
    • In the form of miracles...
      • Many Christians go to Lourdes because they believe the water can heal you
      • Many Christians believe that God can and does intervene in the World
        • Christians belive that God intervened in the World when he sent Jesus to earth
      • Some Christian Ministers believe that God is working through them to bring about miracles in the World today
      • Christians understand that when God intervenes it apparently goes against the laws of nature
  • Christians believe that the Holy Spirit helps them to understand God's teachings

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