Beliefs, Teaching and Practices - Christianity and Catholic Christianity

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The Bible is divided into two parts, what are they and what do they each mean?
The two main parts that the Bible is divided into are the Old and the New Testament. The Old Testament includes the creation story, ten commandments. New testament includes 4 gospels, letters explaining Jesus's life.
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There are different branches of Christianity. What key term describes this?
The different branches of Christianity are called denominations. They share key beliefs but may have different points of faith and may worship in different ways.
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What do the three branches believe?
Roman Catholics - respect Bible and Church tradition, includes Eucharist. Protestants - Bible. Orthodox Christians - do not worship icons (pictures of saints).
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What does the term monotheistic and ten commandments refer to?
Monotheistic defines how there is only one God and the ten commandments refer to rules and expectations that Christians should follow in their religion. For example, on of them states "You shall not kill".
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What does the terms Omnipotent, Omniscient, Benevolent, Just Judge mean?
Omnipotent - God is powerful. Omniscient - God knows everything. Benevolent - God is loving. Just Judge - God judges fairly.
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What does the terms Eternal, Transcendent, Immanent and personal mean?
Eternal - God has always existed and will always exist. Transcendent - God is beyond the world. Immanent - God is present in human world. Personal - God is a person, able to have a relationship with God through prayer which is like a conversation.
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What does the term Trinity refer to?
The trinity is God being explained in three parts as some Christians believe this. The trinity consists of The Father, Son and the Holy Spirit. The son refers to God in human form (Jesus), the holy spirit is the presence of God. Father of humans.
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What is the Nicene Creed?
The Nicene Creed explains a statement of beliefs. For example, the Trinity is one of them.
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How many days do Christians believe the world was created and what happened on each day?
1 - Light and darkness were made. 2 - Sky was made. 3 - Oceans, land and plants. 4 - Sun, moon, and stars. 5 - Creatures of water and sky. 6 - Lands, animals and people. The World was believed to be created in 6 days in Christianity.
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Who were the first humans and what is the story behind it?
Adam and Eve were the first humans created on Earth. God told them follow God and not to eat the apple from the tree. However, they were tempted due to the manipulation of Satan and therefore, were banished from that garden. (original sin).
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There are different ways that Christians interpret the Creation Story. What key terms do we use to describe each group who have different beliefs than each other.
Creationists - Take story literally. Liberal - open to other theories such as Big Bang. The Roman Catholic have accepted both theories.
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