Flashcards in Christian Beliefs Deck (15)
What is the trinity?
The trinity is the belief that there is only one god but he exists in three persons.
What is the Nicene creed?
The Nicene creed is a statement of belief that Christians recite in church.
How is the trinity reflected in worship?
It is reflected by hymns and prayers.
What is the biblical account of creation?
In genesis, it states that God created the world in six days and on the 7th day he rested.
What are the differing Christian beliefs on creation?
Some Christians believe these accounts are true literally but others believe that it is metaphorical.
What is incarnation?
Incarnation is take on flesh.
What do Christians believe about incarnation?
Christians believe that Jesus Christ is the son of god.
What is the purpose of incarnation?
The purpose of the incarnation was to allow human beings to have and build a relationship with God.
What happened in the last days of Jesus' life?
The last supper and the betrayal, Jesus' arrest and trial and the crucifixion.
What is salvation?
Salvation is being saved from sin.
What is atonement?
Atonement is the action of restoring a relationship with God.
What is eschatology?
Eschatology is an area of Christian theology which is concerned with life after death.
What is the most common belief on life after death?
The most common belief is that everyone has an immortal soul.
What is god like?
God is omnipotent and benevolent.