Assignment 2: A Case Study: Hinduism

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1. What practical steps could be taken to build a relationship with a follower of this worldview who might be a co-worker, neighbor, etc?

I chose Hinduism because I currently have a co-worker, patients, and a doctor who practice this faith, consequently I don't feel like it was or has been a problem building a relationship with them. Before my co-worker and I knew our worldview we both talked about how we are to be in life. One day I was talking to a patient about faith and my co-worker heard me and she said " I didn't know you were a Christian," I replied, "Is there anything else to believe in because that's all I know." She then stated " I have never met anyone like you who stands so strong on their religion. How can you do that without being afraid to lose your job? One can say that the only steps to be taken are to do as we are commanded. Love your neighbor as you love yourself. (Matthew 22:39) NIV

2. What barriers/ hindrances would exist with presenting the Christian gospel to a person from this worldview?

Speaking on the previous question and the coworker who practices the faith, there aren't any
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They know all about our religion but we fail to go outside of the box to find out what they believe in and why. We will never be able to win anyone over to Christ if we stay inside the four walls of the Church. Matthew 28:18 says,"therefore go and make disciples of all nations,baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and of the Holy Spirit. (NIV) In conclusion, building a relationship with someone of this worldview is contingent upon the two people who enter into the relationship and their respect for one another; in addition, we must push through all barriers for the sake of Christ because any personal challenge which may present itself to you will be moved out of the way when Christ puts that person in your path to witness
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