answersLogoWhite

0


Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2011-09-12 21:24:32

The word neighbors i believe refers to same descendants. So the Commandment thy shall not covet thy neighbor's house, wives, stuff ..... etc, refers to the their particular tribe.

AnswerChristians should tell their neighbors about Christ! It is the great commission to do so. But I think today all people including Christians have become afraid of rejection and don't want to be labled as narrow minded or religious freeks, bible thumpers and so on. When Christians speak out on issues that plague us these days they are targeted as bigots, prejudiced and hypocrites. Its unpleasant and people don't want to make waves these days but that's exactly what we need and what we need to do. AnswerWell, in my brutal experiences Jesus has some unsuitable people to serve on his counsel. They are in fact preaching what they know and exactly what they are before the people. If Jesus is really intending to make a dent in the world with his teachings he must remove his entire staff and replace them with sincere and competent people. I believe Jesus fails to understand that he cannot provide a carbon copy or bandaid as a true remedy to his problems within his ministry. ANSWERJesus explains the difference in the true believers, which are the (salt of the earth), and the false believers, which you refer to as scum of the earth. The Parable of the Sower and the Parable of the wheat and the tares can be found in Matthew 13. Jesus gives answers to all of your reasons for not wanting to believe. No one wants to take the time and effort to read The Bible. It does require some knowledge. Maybe that is why. "My people perish for lack of knowledge." AnswerI believe they do. AnswerWhen Jesus was asked, "and who is my neighbor?" in Luke 10:29, He responded with the parable of the good Samaritan, the point of which is that anyone in need, even a "natural enemy," is our neighbor and cause for righteous response.

Concerned Christians don't "preach" to their neighbors because it isn't a natural form of communication between individuals. "Preaching" is done by "preachers" from behind "pulpits." If the neighbor wants to hear preaching, he can always attend a service with the Christian.

People talk to each other, and Christians share the gospel by talking to people about it in an appropriate way. This is what Paul teaches Christians about sharing the word in 2 Timothy2:24-26 - And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient, in humility correcting those who are in opposition, if God perhaps will grant them repentance, so that they may know the truth, and that they may come to their senses and escape the snare of the devil, having been taken captive by him to do his will. A mature Christian will kindly and humbly share the gospel with people they know through polite inquiry and sincere concern; not "preach" to them with bombast, threat or accusation. Exposure to the gospel should arouse one's curiosity (at the very least), not ruffle one's feathers.

Beyond talking to people, Christians believe they should live a life of good example, knowing that "actions speak louder than words." They show their approach to life through even the most casual encounters (they'll make you smile by spontaneously moving a misplaced shopping cart out of the spot you want in a grocery store parking lot), being true to Matthew 5:16 - Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Your Answer

Loading...

Still have questions?

Related Questions

What is the collective noun for a group of apostles?

There is no standard collective noun for a group of apostles, in which case a noun suitable for the situation can be used; for example, a congregation of apostles, a gathering of apostles, a posse of apostles, etc.


What is the possessive word form for neighbors?

The possessive form of the plural noun neighbors is neighbors'.example: My neighbors' yards all look so nice.


An example of creed in the bible?

the apostles creed


What is plural possessive of neighbor?

The plural form for the noun neighbor is neighbors.The plural possessive form is neighbors'.Example: The neighbors' committee raised the money for a new sign.


According to the word of God what is the new testiment?

The new testament is a record of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as recalled by the apostles and a record of the foundation of the early church by these apostles. As such it tells Christians about God's love, forgiveness and how, by Christ's example, to live a good life. It also promises a life to come by following Christ.


Are Christians and Protestants the same?

No. Some Christians are Protestants but not all. Catholics for example state that they are Christians but they are not Protestants.


Is the word neighbors' a singular possessive noun?

No, neighbors' is NOT a singular possessive noun, it's the possessive form of the plural noun neighbors.Example: Many of my neighbors' houses were damaged in the storm.The singular possessive is "neighbor's."


How did Jesus influence people when he is on earth?

He taught, preached, healed the sick, drove out demons, raised people from the dead, was raised from the dead Himself, lived a completely sinless life. But more than anything, He lived as an example of how all Christians should live.


What is the singular possessive and plural possessive of neighbor?

The possessive form of the singular noun neighbor is neighbor's.Example: My neighbor's garden is really beautiful.The plural form for the noun neighbor is neighbors.The plural possessive form is neighbors'.Example: The neighbors' committee raised the money for a new sign.


Example of prepositional phrase?

In our neighbors house they own 200 cats!


How are we like the twelve apostles?

Although all of them have been declared Saints afterward by the Catholic Church, most of them were regular people with regular jobs who believed in the Divine mission of Jesus Christ, and followed him. In that sense they are very much like many of today's Christians.


Can indirect objects be compound?

Yes. Example:I gave my friends and neighbors the coupons.


What is a good example of home business for Christians?

Any business that operates fairly and honestly is a good example. For Christians it depends on what one is offering. There is a website for information about starting a home based business for Christians, Online Christian Business.


Is neighbor's a plural noun?

No. Neighbors is a plural noun. Neighbor's means belong to the neighbor.For example - My neighbors are really nice.My neighbor's car was stolen today.


Example of conflict in a sentence?

The neighbors who wanted the trees to remain in the landscape were in conflict with the neighbors who wanted to cut down the trees, simply to improve their view of the ocean.


What could be an example of family traditions Christians may have?

An example of family traditions that Christians may have is decorating Easter eggs. Eggs are a symbol of rebirth, which relates to the resurrection of Christ. You can learn more family traditions that Christians have at the HowStuffWorks website.


What is a pronoun for neghbors?

The pronouns that take the place of the plural noun neighbors are they for a subject and them for an object. Example:My neighbors have a vegetable garden. They grow all kinds of vegetable and sometimes I get a basket of vegetables from them.


What did Buddha do in his lifetime?

I think u know him as a preacher ............... He preached the world about kindness and lived as an example. From Indian ethics u can get ur answer


How did the decline of the roman empire affect christians?

It all started by a simple thing for example by the roman empire decline affected the christians because the christians taught that the Romans were gona change who they were but they dint


Which country in Europe is not Christian?

A:There are at least some Christians in every country in Europe. There are several countries in Europe where Christians are in the minority. Denmark is an example.


What is apostolistic?

Of, pertaining to, or derived from the apostles or their direct teachings. For example when the council of nicea chose the gospels for the new testament the criteria was that they held a universal truth, had similar narration and were apostolistic. Meaning the apostles themselves wrote them or someone scribed them based on first hand accounts from one of the twelve apostles.


Example of fallacy of remote division?

Example: ilocanos are hindus, christians, buddhists, moslems asians, homo sapiens


What is Paul from the Bible urging his brothers to do?

Paul urges Christians to do many things. For example: In 1 Corinthians he urges Christians to "run the race" In 1 Timothy he urges Christians to "fight the good fight"


Who follows Jesus?

Christians, born again spiritually people.


Which Protestant reformer preached the doctine of predestination?

Predestination is most closely associated with John Calvin. See, for example, his Institutes of the Christian Relgion