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Which best describes the difference between Protestant and Catholic beliefs

Protestants believe good works alone cannot gain you salvation.

Protestants do not believe in the pope's authority.

Catholics give spiritual authority to the pope.

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Catholic AnswerThe best description of the difference is free will. The Catholic Church has taught for two thousand years that God has given us free will to choose to love Him. If we choose to love Him, then we will obey His Commandments, and follow His Will for us, thus enabling our own happiness and eventual salvation when we die.

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Protestants follow the "reformers" from the sixteenth (and later) centuries who rejected Our Blessed Lord, because they rejected His Body, the Church. They decided that they had free will to tell God HOW they were going to worship Him. Thus they rejected His Church, they rejected the Bible as received and threw out books, in some cases (examples include Martin Luther and the Jehovah Witnesses) altered the text of the Sacred Scriptures to reflect their own beliefs instead of God's. Protestants, with no guiding authority outside of their own conscience are falling apart into, as of 2012, over 30,000 different denominations which believe completely different things from each other and, most especially, what God teaches through His Church. The Catholic Church remains as guaranteed by God who said that He would be with it, and guide it until the end of the world.
The Catholic Church is the Christian Church that was established by Our Blessed Lord on the Apostle Peter (see St. Matthew's Gospel, chapter 16: 17-19), then the Church was born from the blood and water that flowed from His Side as He hung dead on the cross and was pierced by the soldier. Later it was shown to the world at Pentecost with the descent of the Holy Spirit. Our Blessed Lord promised to be with St. Peter and his successors and guaranteed that the gate of Hell would not prevail against them, and that His Church would survive until the end of the world. People who deny the Catholic Church are basically calling Our Blessed Lord a liar who was unable to fulfill His Promises. Protestants are Christians insofar as they are validly baptized and believe in the Nicene Creed, they are actually members of Christ's Catholic Church, although invisibly and in a hampered manner. Protestants who are not baptized validly and do not believe in the Nicene Creed in its traditional interpretation are misusing the word "Christian". . from A Catholic Dictionary, edited by Donald Attwater, Second edition, revised 1957 '''Protestant'''. An adherent of any one of the religious bodies detached from the Catholic Church at the time of the Reformation or of any sect deriving from them; one who professes the doctrines of those reformers. The name was first applied to and accepted by those Lutherans who protested against the decree of the second Diet of Speyer (1529) which ordained that in those states where the new religion had got a hold Catholic doctrine should not be attacked nor the celebration of Mass interfered with, pending the decisions of a council of the Empire. Its use afterwards spread to all reformers and is now generally interpreted as a "protest against the errors of the Church of Rome." It is a gross and misleading mistake to apply the name to members of the dissident Eastern churches, or to "after-Christians" who repudiate Protestantism equally or (nearly equally) with Catholicism. "'''After-Christian'''". An inhabitant of Christendom and a descendant of Christian ancestors who, implicitly or explicitly, repudiates Christianity as a revealed religion. The term is specially used of such people in England and the United States where much contemporary educated public opinion regards religion in a merely humanitarian and pragmatic way. |}

Where are most of the members of OPEC located
  1. The Middle East, in the area of the Persian Gulf.
  2. Southwest Asia
What happens when OPEC reduces the production of oil

If OPEC reduced output, then world supply will fall. Thus, as supply falls, the price will rise, and the profits of oil-producing countries increase.

(In a demand-and-supply graph, the supply curve will shift to the left and you'll see the change in price.)

Why is the Temple Mount a source of argument
  • Jews, Muslims, and Christians all see it as a holy site for different reasons.
  • It was the place of the two Jewish temples, that the last one was ruined by the Romans in 70 AD.
  • The Muslims built there the Dome of the Rock and the Al Aqsa mosque (691 AD, 705 AD).
  • The Jewish dream is to rebuild the Temple.
  • There are initiatives that want to solve this inherent problem.
  • It has religious meaning for many different groups.
What beliefs are shared by nearly all Muslims
  1. Muslims must give to the poor and needy.
  2. Muslims must fast during Ramadan.
Which religion was formed first

judaism

Which text is followed by Muslims but not by Christians

The Quran

What three religions have fought for control of Jerusalem

Christianity, Islam, and Judaism

What are the geographic factor that have lead to urban growth in Lagos

Geographic factors such as the Gulf of Guinea and Lagos Lagoon have lead to urban growth. Lagos Lagoon makes a perfect harbor for trade and cultural interaction which leads to industrialization. Industrailization leads to urban development and economic growth.

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Which best describes a difference between Christianity and Judaism

Jews see Jesus of Nazareth as an ordinary Jewish man and preacher living during the Roman occupation of the Holy Land. The Romans executed him - and also executed many other nationalistic and religious Jews for speaking out against Roman authority and abuses.

Christians worship Jesus as a manifestation of God and thus revere what's called the New Testament, and think the coming of Jesus modified the teachings of what is called the Old Testament somewhat.

Both, Jews and Christians hold what Christians call The Old Testament as sacred text, but to Jews it is the only sacred text of the two -- they do not consider the New Testament as having sacred significance.

Christians Jesus pay more attention to the teachings of Jesus in the New Testament than they do the Old Testament. Jew pay no attention to the New Testament.

What were fossil fuels used for

fossil fuels are used for powering cars, radio, lights so basically anything that involves electricity.

Which belief is shared by all of Abrahamic faiths

There is an afterlife

Why did the United States lead a coalition to invade Iraq in 1991

Answer this question…
Iraq had invaded Kuwait.

Which are parts of the Jewish covenant god

God will curse those who curse the Jews

Which is a major reason that Central Asia has been conquered repeatedly

It was a Strategically Important region.

Which of the following are Abrahamic faiths

Protestantism

Judaism

Sunni Islam

Which belief is shared by all Abrahamic faiths

There is an afterlife

Apex

Which best describes the relationship between the United states and oil

The United States imports more oil than any other country.

Which are renewable energy sources

wind power

Hydroelectricity

solar power

Which best describes the majority of countries in OPEC

They are not extensively industrialized

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