Christianity teachings about God’s justice

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The Decalogue or 10 commandments
Rules given by God to Moses to ensure that people lived a good and fair life Christians and Jews aim to follow these rules
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The Parable of the Sheep and Goats
Teaches people will be judged on how they have lived. The good will be rewarded and the wicked will be punished. People who suffer in this life will not always suffer
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The Prophet Amos
Taught “let justice roll on like a river” Christians should encourage justice in the world and work towards it
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Beliefs influence Christians in following ways
Believe in miracles such as healing. Result pray for help the sick or dying
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Agape love
Offer help and support to all people not just people they know
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God is just
Believe that God will judge them fairly based on how they have lived their lives
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God is just God is loving
Christians volunteer for charitable organisations and for the less fortunate
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Monotheistic
Worship only one God
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The creator and sustainer of the universe
God the Father
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The saviour who lived died and lived again
God the Son
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Source of strength Christians find at work in their hearts
God the holy spirit
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The Trinity
God is a Trinity of three persons
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Baptism services
Christians are baptised in the name of the Father Son and Holy Spirit
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The Trinity
Key part of both the Apostle’s Creed and the Niceness Creed
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Belief in the Trinity makes Christianity unique
Influences worship prayers church services and hymns
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Arguments against belief in the Trinity
Unitarians and Jehovah’s Witness only believe in one God and not in the Trinity of the Father the Son and the Holy Spirit
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Beliefs about problems of evil influence Christians
May believe that it is their responsibility not God’s to fix the problems in the world
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Suffering
An opportunity to develop and grow spiritually
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How an atheist might respond about the problem of evil
Why would an omniscient(all knowing) God needs to test his followers
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Atheist if suffering is a punishment for a sin
Why do innocent people suffer young children who have not had the chance to be bad
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If suffering is a part of God’s plan
Only a evil God would plan for millions to suffer death by war famine etc.
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Teaches people will be judged on how they have lived. The good will be rewarded and the wicked will be punished. People who suffer in this life will not always suffer

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The Parable of the Sheep and Goats

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Taught “let justice roll on like a river” Christians should encourage justice in the world and work towards it

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Believe in miracles such as healing. Result pray for help the sick or dying

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Offer help and support to all people not just people they know

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