Christianity and Jesus Essay example

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Mark 8:29 Worksheet
Name: Jillian Sanders
Course: Christian Worldview
Date: February 8, 2015
Instructor: Hector Llanes

Please address each question below with complete sentences and clear, specific explanation. The total word count of your writing should be between 750-1,250 words.
1. Select one teaching of Jesus from one of the following Bible verses: Matthew 5:21-24, Matthew 5:43-48, Matthew 6:19-24, Matthew 7:15-23, Luke 15:1-32, John 13:1-17 & 34-35, John 15:1-11. Answer the following questions:
a. What was Jesus’ point in the teaching?
In Matthew 5:43-48, Jesus is teaching that one should love their enemies. In order to love an enemy, Jesus requires us to "Love" our enemies, not hate them. He wants us to show good will towards our
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After reading each of the selected scriptures, they all have one thing in common, Jesus, the Son of God, has all the power, strength, wisdom, love, and knowledge as God. Jesus mentions in several of these passages his abilities are the same as God and it is through the Father that He is able to do the things that He does. Knowing Jesus, was the same as knowing the Father. Jesus is the most complete countenance of God in history.
3. How would you personally answer Jesus’ question, “But who do you say that I am?” Describe your own beliefs about Jesus.
Jesus, the Son of God! Jesus did what only God can do. Jesus is a perfect leader, healer, and man of His word. My beliefs are very traditional. Being raised in a Christian home, the teaching of the birth, life, and resurrection of Jesus were taught. At a young age, accepting Christ as my personal savior was a choice that I made as I understood that God sent His Son, Jesus Christ to take away my sins so that I could have eternal life. There was so much that I never knew about Christ at a young age that I have begun to see as an adult. I know that if we have faith and we believe in the Word of God, that things will come to pass. Through many adversities, I have learned to keep my faith in the Lord and His mercy and grace always prevail. I have learned the patience that God has bestowed upon me and I know that everything that is to happen in out lived all happen on Gods time. We cannot change what
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