What do Christians believe?

What do Christians believe?

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What Christians believe about life and death

War inevitably turns people’s thoughts to the most important questions about life and death.  Does life have any meaning or is it just a battle for survival?  Is death the end?

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Can you prove God exists?

Throughout history people have tried to find a way of being sure that God exists.  The ideas have not changed for a thousand years.  However, they get expressed in new ways each century.

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Jesus attracts a following

Jesus had a remarkable and traumatic ministry.  Crowds massed around him. His controversial teaching criticised hard-hearted religious leaders as well as repressive political leaders.

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Prayer

Those who take prayer to heart do not see it simply as a series of requests that God will change the world in the way they personally want.  Rather it is an active way of participating in the working out of God’s plan for the world.

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Questions people ask

Questions people ask

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Why do prayers go unanswered?

One of the great promises that Jesus made to his followers was, ‘Whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.’

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Divorce

Different Christians believe different things about divorce.  It is an issue on which those who sincerely seek to follow the way of Jesus have not yet come to one mind.

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Illness

Why are you ill? Here are some important answers to that question that the vast majority of Christian believers would share.

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Can you be a Christian and not go to church?

Can you be a follower of Jesus by yourself, and not go to church? Yes! However, if you choose to be a Christian without sharing that experience with others, you risk missing out on something important.

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The story of Christianity

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1st century: Pentecost

The final instruction of Jesus to his followers was to wait in Jerusalem and expect to be made powerful.  His closest followers (all Jewish) and maybe one hundred others did so.  They met to pray regularly. 

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1st - 2nd century: Jews and Gentiles

Persecution sent the followers of Jesus scattering through the towns around the Mediterranean Sea, talking about their new beliefs as they went.  This presented their leaders with a problem.

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3rd century: Persecution

Thousands of Christians died in arenas as a spectator sport, alongside other hated minorities.  The church was divided over
how to respond.  Some leaders saw the State as evil and encouraged martyrs to be seen as honoured people who should never be forgotten.

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3rd - 4th century: Empire

Unity became a priority for the church.  An issue that had to be faced was whether Christians who had forsaken their faith during the decades of persecution should be accepted back.

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What do Christians believe?

What do Christians believe?

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Frozen lake

What Christians believe about life and death

War inevitably turns people’s thoughts to the most important questions about life and death.  Does life have any meaning or is it just a battle for survival?  Is death the end?

Read more …

Magnifying glass

Can you prove God exists?

Throughout history people have tried to find a way of being sure that God exists.  The ideas have not changed for a thousand years.  However, they get expressed in new ways each century.

Read more …

Crowd

Jesus attracts a following

Jesus had a remarkable and traumatic ministry.  Crowds massed around him. His controversial teaching criticised hard-hearted religious leaders as well as repressive political leaders.

Read more …

Man in stream of light

Prayer

Those who take prayer to heart do not see it simply as a series of requests that God will change the world in the way they personally want.  Rather it is an active way of participating in the working out of God’s plan for the world.

Read more …

Questions people ask

Questions people ask

Articles about birth, life, sex, death, pain and church...

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Outsretched hand

Why do prayers go unanswered?

One of the great promises that Jesus made to his followers was, ‘Whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.’

Read more …

Removing ring

Divorce

Different Christians believe different things about divorce.  It is an issue on which those who sincerely seek to follow the way of Jesus have not yet come to one mind.

Read more …

Pills

Illness

Why are you ill? Here are some important answers to that question that the vast majority of Christian believers would share.

Read more …

Stained glass window

Can you be a Christian and not go to church?

Can you be a follower of Jesus by yourself, and not go to church? Yes! However, if you choose to be a Christian without sharing that experience with others, you risk missing out on something important.

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Is it possible to make a new start?

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Why do prayers go unanswered?

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