7 Conclusion Synthesize the main points pulling the ideas of the paper together

7 conclusion synthesize the main points pulling the

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7.Conclusion: Synthesize the main points, pulling the ideas of the paper together.8.ReferencesPrepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. Review the GCU Template for formatting and utilize the attached "Gospel Essentials Template" to complete the benchmark assignment. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.Jesus made many absolute statements such as the following:John 14:6: "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me" (NIV).Matthew 7:13-14: "Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leadsto destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it" (NIV).Interacting with these statements, how would you answer someone accusing Christianity of exclusivism (as defined in Chapter 8 of the textbook)?
These scriptures may seem very exclusive but Christs teachings throughout his life are about loving one another, serving each other, not passing judgement. I believe these passages pertain to those whohave already accepted Chris as their lord and savior and have studied to become more educated in histeachings. I think a lot of passages can be taken out of context in the Bible. For as much as this book and its teachings have done so many good things for people, I have seen it used in ways to manipulateand hurt people as well. Christ and the other prophets in the bible never meant to hurt others but to bring them unto God the Father and Christ. Unfortunately, some people get caught up in the fire and brimstone passages and that can cloud the hard and fast truths of what Christs life was really about. The inclusive love that Christ brought to the earth baffled so many. Why would he spend time with the rich at times, then focus on healing the sick and afflicted? In the book of Matthew he said that his workisn’t needed as much with those that are already steadfast in his teachings. He spent his time exactly where it was needed. Bringing more of Gods children closer to him. In this way, he could unite people in a sense of inclusive community no matter the social status. So, don’t get caught up in a few scriptures that seem to promote exclusivity when read out of context. Do the reading, find out why it seems that way. How would you explain how a good, loving, and all-powerful God allows suffering and evil in his creation? Cite a specific example of suffering and/or evil that you have seen or experienced.

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