100%(3)3 out of 3 people found this document helpful
This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 3 pages.
Based on Mark 8:29, please address each question below with complete sentences and clear, specific explanations. 1.Select one teaching of Jesus from the following choices: Matthew 5:21-24; Matthew 5:43-48;Matthew 6:19-24; Matthew 7:15-23; Luke 15:1-32; John 13:1-17 and 34-35; or John 15:1-11.Answer the following questions with in-text citations from a commentary in the topic study materials. The commentary used should be included on a reference page at the end of this document.a.What was Jesus's point in the teaching? Your answer in 75-100 words:In John 15:1-11 Jesus is talking about his followers. He is telling them that without God you can be nothing. God is the vine to your plant. If you have no vine, you can not sprout or grow fruit. Alone you cannot be fruitful, or whole. If you want a fulfilled life, you must believe in God. God’s love will forever be in you, but you must keep him in your heart to feel true joy.b.How might someone from an atheist or pantheistic worldview see the concepts of thispassage differently?Your answer in 75-100 words:In an atheist viewpoint, I believe they would refer it to being a guy telling a fictional story about being a good person. Atheists believe in being good compassionate being based on humanity. Atheist also have a forgiving mind, and compassionate heart. Believing in good is not a Christian owned identity. Lastly, I believe that atheist would talk about how it was a great story about a father forgiving his son and forgiving him for disrespecting him.