The Statement Of Faith In The Azusa Pacific University Community

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Faith is the strong belief in God or in the doctrines of a religion, based on spiritual apprehension rather than proof. This is important to Christians because it’s what we follow and we believe about Jesus and God. Everyone perception of faith is different but what Azusa Pacific aims to do is to include everyone of faith. In the last line of the statement of faith, it says, “We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.” That is very important because it states that there is a unit between all Christians and they all pray for one another. Having a statement of faith, be a part of the Azusa Pacific University community is inspiring for the people who attend APU, and it requires people to dig deeper into their own …show more content…
Moreover, it says that the people believe that the Holy Spirit continues through us instead of giving the spirit of fear. God made it clear and revealed himself of how he wants us to live in his image and live in the holiness as if it were He. These people who fulfill his word and follow his word they will live a life of holiness and will serve his word. The sixth statement talks about we believe in the resurrection of those who were in hell before the resurrection the people who were worthy of being saved were saved by Jesus because he gave his life up for our sins. This is the belief that Christ will come the second time and it is the prediction as to how God will separate those who followed and those who did not. The final belief is that every Christian prays for one another because we are a community and we all believe in the Lord Jesus …show more content…
Many know of the greatest commandment which is, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22.37-38). This correlates with how you treat your loves ones. In the instructions for a Christian household, it states that one should submit to another person out of respect for Christ. This is important within a Christian home because if this is not noticeable the couples will not have respect for one another and that is the most important part in a relationship. Having respect for you spouse is like “loving you your neighbor as yourself” and this is very important or there will only be cold hearts. It then continues to saying wives must submit to their husbands as you do with the Lord and in many cases in the Bible that is what women had to do because it is the will of God. It then continues to say how the husband is the head of the wife and this is a metaphor of how the man is the head of the household and he must take care of his family. Ways men can do this is by taking care of his family and keeping them out of harms way, providing food for the family, and being a spiritual leader for the whole family. Furthermore, it says that women should submit to their

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