Core Doctrines Are Apart Of The Christian Faith

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God: Core doctrines are apart of the Christian faith and should be taught no matter what the denomination is. Doctrines are not negotiable throughout the universal Christian churches. However, churches may have different dogmatic beliefs, because there are not set in stone and vary. Theology is defined by Beth Felker Jones as being “the study of the things of God, a God who loves the world.” Theology is a practice that affects Christians’ lives in many ways: the way that they think, live, and how they talk about God with others. The “law of prayer” suggests to Christians that they are living a whole life of discipleship where they should continue to build intimate relationships with God. There are many core doctrines that we must use in…show more content…
This is the doctrine that states that there is one God that prevails in eternity as three separate parts. The three specific parts are the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. These three parts of God do not have one that is more important than the other. The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are all God with different roles. Over time, there have been many heretical views placed on the trinity. Adoptionism means that the Son and was seen as ordinary and then promoted to son hood. Modalism is the next heresy, which believe that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are all three in one, but God wears different masks while He work all over the Earth. Arianism was the heretical belief that claimed Jesus was created, but not divine. Nominalism states that only individual things exist. Tri-theism is the final heresy that believes God is three separate beings. Humans have a difficult time trying to understand the trinity or oneness of God. The trinity teaches the importance of Christian relationships. God wants a relationship with each and every person and also for us to have relationships with others. Having relationships with God allows for Christians to see that God is omnipresent, omnipotent, and omniscient. This means that God will be there at all times during any situations, he will be in complete power, and he will know about everything that is going on in your life. The doctrine of Scripture is a core doctrine that is crucial to
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