Restoration In the Christian religion it is simpler to redeem oneself than most

Restoration in the christian religion it is simpler

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Restoration In the Christian religion it is simpler to redeem oneself than most other religions. In our Lecture 5 Notes, it states that Other religions show you what they believe is a way to God by living in a certain manner, praying certain prayers, and many other religious customs (“Lecture 5”, 2019), but in the Christian worldview all it takes is faith. Ephesians 2:8-9 says that, “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith” (NIV). This is implying that as long as you have faith in the Lord and believe he is your savior that you will be saved by undeserving grace. Humanity is restored by God’s graceful gift of his son Jesus who was crucified so we can be forgiven, and we give nothing but faith in return. Analysis Having a faith so strong is one thing that I think makes me who I am. Without the Christian worldview that I have held since I was young, I think I would be so lost and not have a determined purpose. I may not know what the future holds for me, but I know one of my purposes here on earth is to show everyone I cross paths with God’s great love through my actions and words, even when it might be difficult. I believe all Christians believe this in some form as well, whether it be volunteering their time, donating money or objects, devoting their time to share his word, or many other ways. While all these things are not necessary because in 3
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order to receive God’s grace, we as Christians just have to have faith that he is the one and only God and that we will one day meet him in heaven because he sacrificed his son so everyone will live forever after our time here on earth. I think Christianity is sometimes a hard concept to grasp, because people who believe in God are putting so much faith into something that they have never seen, which to some people is hard to understand. Most Christians have a testimony or a background that have led them to have such a strong faith, so once you have dedicated your life to God it is easy to understand and have a relationship with Him, even if you have never seen a psychical person. Having these ideals and morals is beneficial because it gives you a backbone
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