Whitney Hopler is a writer and editor who has covered faith since She is the author of the book "Wake Up to Wonder. The miracle of the resurrection, described in the Bible , is the most important miracle of the Christian faith. When Jesus Christ rose from the dead on the first Easter morning, he showed people that the hope he proclaimed in his Gospel message was real, and so was God's power at work in the world, believers say. In 1 Corinthians of the Bible, the apostle Paul describes why the resurrection miracle is so central to Christianity: "
A Personal Relationship With Jesus
A Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ
As you teach, help people prepare for baptism and confirmation. Consider the qualifications for baptism taught in Doctrine and Covenants and in the related baptismal interview questions. Be mindful of the questions and level of understanding of those you teach. Do you believe that [current Church President] is a prophet of God? What does this mean to you? Will you read the Book of Mormon and ask God in prayer to know that it is the word of God? Will you ask God in prayer to know that Joseph Smith was a prophet?
My Personal Walk With Christ: My Relationship With Christ
Many of the doctrines central to Christianity have important philosophical implications or presuppositions. In this article, we begin with a brief general discussion of the relationship between philosophy and Christian dogma, and then we turn our attention to three of the most philosophically challenging Christian doctrines: the trinity, the incarnation, and the atonement. We take these three as our focus because, unlike for example doctrines about providence or the attributes of God, these are distinctive to Christian theology and, unlike for example the doctrine of original sin or the Real Presence of Christ in the eucharist, these have been the subject of a great deal of discussion over the past couple of decades. In the history of Christian theology, philosophy has sometimes been seen as a natural complement to theological reflection, whereas at other times practitioners of the two disciplines have regarded each other as mortal enemies. Some early Christian thinkers such as Tertullian were of the view that any intrusion of secular philosophical reason into theological reflection was out of order.
As Believers, we all know that Christ will be coming back one day. When Jesus left this earth, He promised that He would return one day and take us to live with Him in His heavenly Kingdom. Here are eight things you can do as you seek to cultivate a life centered on Christ, eagerly awaiting His return. Cultivating a vibrant prayer life is a foundational goal of the Christian life, but even more necessary in being ready to meet Jesus face to face. Someone once compared prayer to a phone conversation with God in which the line is always open and the phone is never hung up—you can always pick up the phone and talk to your Heavenly Father.