Key Christian Beliefs

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  • Key Christian Beliefs
    • The Creation
      • Genesis: The first book of the Bible
      • Explains how...
        • God is the only creator
        • God existed before he created the world
        • The world was well planned and is sustained by God
        • God blessed creation
        • God created everything in Heaven and on Earth in 6 days
        • One the 7th day, God rested
      • Day 1-2: Light and Sky
        • Day 3: Dry land and plants
          • Day 4: Sun, Moon and stars
            • Day 5: Sea and flying creatures
              • Day 6: Land animals and humans
    • The role of the Trinity in Creation
      • According to St John's Gospel, the Trinity was present at creation.
        • "The spirit of God was hovering over the water"
      • St John's Gospel also describes the role of the Son of God.
        • "the Word was with God"
    • Afterlife
      • Most Christians strongly believe that death is not the end
      • They believe in the resurrection of the body on the Day of Judgement
      • God has always existed as judge over his creation
      • Some Christians believe the souls are judged as soon as the body dies
    • Heaven and Hell
      • In Heaven, Christians may be happy and surrounded by their favourite things,
        • They will know God on a more personal level
      • In Contrast, the Bible depicts Hell as a terrible place where souls will not know the presence of God.
    • Sin
      • Sin separates humans from God, bringing lasting punishment
      • Humanity can be saved from eternal punishment and separation from God
    • Salvation
      • Human souls can be saved from eternal punishment
        • Humanity can be saved from eternal punishment and separation from God

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