Flashcards in Sin and Salvation Deck (8):
What is a sin?
Any action or thought which separates humans from God.
What is the original sin?
The belief that all humans are born with the in-built desire to sin and do bad - comes from Adam and Eve
What is salvation?
Saving the soul, deliverance from sin and admission to Heaven.
What is Grace?
A quality of God, which he shows by providing humans with love and support that they do not need to earn.
What teachings suggests that you don’t have to be rich to go to Heaven and that Heaven is for everyone?
“Happy are those who know they are poor - the Kingdom of heaven belongs to them!”
Christian Teachings about Sin and Salvation?
Do not use my name for evil purposes
Worship no God but me
Do not commit murder
Matthew 5:3-10 The Beatitudes
“Happy are the peacemakers - God will call them his children!”
“Happy are those who are pure in heart - they will see God!”
What ideas support salvation through works?
Salvation through works is the idea that whether or not we are saved depends on how we act in life.
God judges people after death - this implies that what we do matters.
Passages in the Bible eg The 10 Commandments and The Beatitudes suggest that our actions matter.