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Purpose, Mission, and Engagement of the Church Theology vs. Headlines

  Purpose, Mission, and Engagement of the Church Bible 104: Christian Theology II 12 May 2021 Word Count: 2976 Ripped from the Headlines today Churches Imposing Vaccine Mandates are Dividing Christians with a ‘Different Gospel’ John 17:2 3 states “I am in them and you are in me. May they experience such perfect unity that the world will know that you sent me and that you love them as much as you love me” ( Separating people sends a clear message that unity is not the main purpose of the church. It destroys the importance of fellowship. It removes the spiritual nature of the church where it is constituted of God’s people. The celebration of equality is broken from we all belong to him and he belongs to us to feeling of not belonging. Why go to church if I am in the unwanted section. Jesus must not even want me. It also reinforces fear that presses into vulnerable people by removing that sense of belonging. I’m afraid the church is just mirrorin

Theology 101-104 Discussion Questions

  The main purpose of the Books of the Pentateuch The Pentateuch is the first 5 books of the Bible. It is referred to as the Book of Moses or the Book of Law. It begins with Genesis and the main purpose is to reveal his promise that is reflected in his covenant with his people of Israel to the salvation of the whole world. The 2nd book is Exodus and the purpose is to show his redeeming spirit toward his people by fulfilling his covenant when the Israelites were released from Egypt and establishes the tabernacle with his people. The 3rd book is Leviticus which reveals his purpose of holiness upon his people. It is the book of laws that reveals who God is and communicates his relationship with his people. The 4th book of Numbers is the testing and provision book because as the nation of Israel wandered in the wilderness for forty years God still provided for them physically and spiritually. Deuteronomy is the 5th book which has the purpose of renewal as a whole generation passed away w