R.E. 2.2 Matters of Life and Death

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Why do Christians believe in LIFE AFTER DEATH?
Jesus rose from the dead three days after crucifixion. Jesus said "He who believes in me will live, even though he dies".
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How did Jesus make life after death possible for all?
By being born as a human being, and then dying on the cross.
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Christians believe that Jesus will return to Earth to judge people, This is known as...
The parouisa
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Fill in the blank - Christians try to live within the BLANK of the Bible and the Church
Guidelines
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How does the belief of LIFE AFTER DEATH lead a Christian to think?
"The afterlife shows that we should try to repent and forgive" "We can cope with suffering when we know heaven awaits us" "Treat others as we would want to be treated"
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How does the belief of LIFE AFTER DEATH affect the actions of a Christian?
Confession to god - repent for their sins. 2. Pray more regularly. 3. Putting Christian teachings into actions (10 commandments) 3. Vocation - dedicating their lives to God through jobs e.g. nun
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Name three reasons why NON-RELIGIOUS people BELIEVE in LIFE AFTER DEATH
Near death experiences - Paranormal activity - Reincarnation
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Name three other reasons why non-religious people believe in life after death
The idea of death is difficult to deal with. People feel their loved ones who have died are still with them. Makes life seem fairer.
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Give two reasons why paranormal activity leads to people believing in life after death
Mediums talk to dead people which is proof of an afterlife. Some people can remember things from past lives.
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Who believes that there is communication between the dead and the living and what evidence is there to support this?
Protestant Christians - The paranormal is evidence of this
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Name three reasons why people don't believe in non-religious beliefs in life after death
Mediums have been proven to be fakes or cheats. Ghosts can be hallucinations. If there is life after death everyone would remember their past life.
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By being born as a human being, and then dying on the cross.

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