Posts Tagged ‘god’

Judgment versus Mercy

How can God be just and loving at the same time?

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Judgment versus Mercy

How can God be just and loving at the same time?

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Does God exist? And if He does exist, what is He like? For centuries religions have provided different answers to these big questions. Within Christianity there can seem to be a contradiction. The Old Testament (written before Jesus was born) appears to paint a picture of […]

The Grace of God

What do Christians believe about earning God's approval?

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The Grace of God

What do Christians believe about earning God's approval?

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Christians believe in an all-powerful God who created the world and provides for people. He is also described in the Bible as a judge who will one day bring ultimate justice to the world and everyone in it. So this begs the question: how do […]

Krish and Rachel

God, the World and Stuff: the Existence of God

Is God real?

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Does God exist? How can you know? What is God like? Do Christians worship one God or three? RE:quest caught up with theologian Dr. Krish Kandiah and asked him what he thinks.

Using the Bible

How can an ancient text be relevant today?

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Using the Bible

How can an ancient text be relevant today?

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Christians believe that the Bible was inspired by God. This means that they believe that God was speaking to the people who wrote each book, and so each book has something special that it can say to its readers. Christians read it together in church, […]

Jesus’ teaching about eternal life

What do Christians believe about eternal life?

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Jesus’ teaching about eternal life

What do Christians believe about eternal life?

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What happens to us after death has been the theme of many a book and film – it is a subject that has fascinated people from the beginning of time. Some people hope that heaven is a real place, where they’ll be reunited with loved […]

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Christian Spirituality -Prayer as an act of worship

How and why do Christians pray?

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Do you know anyone who prays? Some people pray regularly but sometimes prayer isn’t something people give much throught to at all. People pray in many different ways for lots of reasons. Christians see prayer as an important part of their relationship with God, after all […]

Christian Spirituality – Growing in a relationship with God

How does meditation play a part in Christian worship?

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Christian Spirituality – Growing in a relationship with God

How does meditation play a part in Christian worship?

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Life can be full of noise and distractions and many people like to practice meditation as an opportunity to unwind or reflect. Perhaps one might go to a meditation class or listen to a meditation CD. Some people practise yoga or pilates which include elements of meditation to help calm and […]

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The Sermon on the Mount – Riches and Posessions

What did Jesus say about money?

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Money, you can’t live with it and you can’t live without it. Money is a necessary part of life. We all need money and most of us would like at least a little extra money for those special treats. But when we become so focused […]

The Greatest Commandment

What does it mean to love God and love your neighbour?

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The Greatest Commandment

What does it mean to love God and love your neighbour?

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Jesus was once asked ‘Teacher which is the greatest commandment in the law?’  Rather than pick one specific commandment Jesus summarised the whole Jewish law in two principles – ‘love God and love others.’ In both the Old and New Testaments, love along with such attributes as […]

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Who is Jesus?

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Who is Jesus?

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You could say that what Christians believe about Jesus Christ is the most important thing in the Christian faith. After all, he had a whole religion named after him! But who was he, and just why is he so special? Think about what you already […]