1) Is it accurate to say that some people (both nominal Christians and professing Christians) believe that they can have a relationship with the Father directly without going through Christ first utilizing the Holy Spirit?
2) How can this be applied to a believer's Personal, Practical, and Ministry Work?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 12:47 pm ad1c9bdddf
I think it's accurate to say that some people who think of themselves as Christians have a relationship in that regard; however, I also think it would be inaccurate, and religiously misleading, to in effect call such people actual Christians, since their religious mindset would allow for them not to have any reliance upon, knowledge of, or obedience to Christ at all. What might be more accurate to term them is "open", but a number of options exist throughout other religions. My personal choice is one that the New Testament uses, and that term would be "God-fearer." ...
The approaches to ministry to differing potential groups within Christianity as regards doctrinal understanding are discussed in brief.
Brief Review on Christianity
1. Give and account of Christ like living from 1st Peter 1.
2. How do we live as God's people? 1st Peter 2.
3. How do we live in right relationship? 1st Peter 3.
4. How do we serve God? 1st Peter 4.
5. Describe Christian growth based on 2nd Peter.
6. Benefits of Salvation from Sin Romans 5.View Full Posting Details