Reason and Revelation

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Authority
Power to enforce laws and commands
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Conversion
Changing from one religion to another, becoming a christian
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Direct revelation
When people claim to have direct contact from God
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Indirect Revelation
When people claim that God has spoken to them through other people or from the bible e.g. A baby, a beautiful sunset.
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Intelligent design
Belief that the universe has a designer (God)
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Logic
Using reason to establish God's existence
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Messiah
" anointed one" Christ in Greek, name given to Jesus.
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Miracles
A supernatural event that breaks the law of nature.
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Near Death Experiences
When you die and have some kind of experience, then you come back to life ( e.g. Ian McCormack)
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Reason
Working things out for yourself
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Religious Experience
Any experience claimed to come form God e.g. Vision
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Revelation
When something is revealed or shown to you that you didn't previously know.
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Sacred texts
The bible
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Tongues
Different languages spoken through the power of the Holy Spirit.
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John 14:6
"I am the way, the truth the life, no one comes to the father except through me"
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How to behave
The 10 commandments- god gives rules on how he wants us to live our life.
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Jesus
The most important way God revealed himself was through the incarnation. Jesus shows us what he is like because he loved us and wanted to save us from sin and like any father wants a close relationship forever.Jesus taught parables, performed miracle
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