Looking for meaning

Dhanil Capil
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Dhanil Capil
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Looking for meaning

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Looking for meaning
  1. Does God exist?
    1. Reason not to believe
      1. No religious upbringing
        1. No proof or evidence of god
          1. Science has the answer
            1. Big Bang Theory
            2. Evil and Suffering
            3. Reasons to believe in God
              1. Religious Upbringing
                1. Natural world-creation. God must have created it
                  1. Watch's designer example
                  2. Holy Books
                    1. Bible
                      1. Qu'ran
                      2. Life has no point withouth God
                    2. Experiencing God
                      1. Awe- feeling of presence greater than us
                        1. A revelation- God reveals himself through a vision or reading a holy book
                          1. A prayer- when sitting, talking or thinking about God
                            1. Reading a holy book
                              1. Miracle- for example healing
                              2. Beliefs
                                1. Christianity
                                  1. Trinity
                                    1. Father
                                      1. God created all of us and made earth
                                      2. Son
                                        1. Jesus died to save people
                                        2. Holy Spirit
                                          1. God has no physical body or form
                                        3. Free will
                                        4. Islam
                                          1. There is only one God, that is all knowing and creator of the universe
                                            1. Allah is merciful and gracious
                                              1. Allah requires submission to Him, as he will judge the world
                                                1. He sent his last and greatest prophet Muhammad to lead and guide his people
                                                  1. Allah has no begining or end
                                                    1. There is nothing like Him, nothing of His creation can be
                                                  2. Responses to God
                                                    1. Christianity
                                                      1. Read the Bible and pray
                                                        1. Preaching and teaching about God
                                                          1. Worship
                                                            1. Serve other as part of their job or voluntarily
                                                              1. Giving money to the Church or charity
                                                                1. Pilgrimage to holy places such as Lourdes
                                                                2. Islam
                                                                  1. Praying 5 times a day
                                                                    1. Reading the Qu'ran as they should learn the worlds of Allha
                                                                      1. Zakah and Sadaqh- giving 2.5% of their income and more voluntarily
                                                                        1. Pilgrimage: going on Hajj and travelling to Makkah
                                                                          1. Living the life that Allah wants; doing Halal and avoiding Haram
                                                                        2. Symbols
                                                                          1. Christinaty
                                                                            1. Cross- reminds the price that Jesus paid to save them from death and fie them eternal life
                                                                              1. Trinity symbolises as water or 3 leafed clover
                                                                                1. Fish is an acrostic for "Jesus Christ God's Son, Saviour" in Greek
                                                                                  1. Candle- symbol of light and goodness overcoming darkness
                                                                                  2. Islam
                                                                                    1. Drawing Images of Allah is forbidden
                                                                                      1. There are 99 names that explain the qualities of Allah, for example Allah the merciful
                                                                                        1. Mom and 5 point star- Islam is a guide to people and the Muslim faith will grow as the moon does throughout the month
                                                                                          1. The scarf is a sign of modesty, womanhood and commitment to Islam
                                                                                        2. Funeral rites
                                                                                          1. Christianity
                                                                                            1. May be buried or cremanted
                                                                                              1. A passage is read from the Bible to comfort and stregthen faith
                                                                                                1. Worship songs are sung
                                                                                                  1. The minister or relative may say something about the dead person's life
                                                                                                    1. At the end of a burial service the words, ‘earth to earth, ashes to ashes’ will be said to remind us that God made us and God is in charge.
                                                                                                    2. Islam
                                                                                                      1. 'Adhan' should be the last words a Muslim hears
                                                                                                        1. The body will be washed and wrapped in a white cloth
                                                                                                          1. An Imam leads the prayer
                                                                                                            1. The funeral will take in 24 hours and only men attend
                                                                                                              1. The body is buried facing Makkah
                                                                                                                1. The ceremony will be as simple as possible
                                                                                                              2. Life after death
                                                                                                                1. Christianity
                                                                                                                  1. Soul lives after death
                                                                                                                    1. It might go to Heaven or Hell, depends of being forgiven by God
                                                                                                                    2. Heaven is the paradise
                                                                                                                      1. Hell is a place of torment and pain; eternity withouth God
                                                                                                                        1. Some Roman Catholics believe in purgatory, where the sins are punished before entering Heaven
                                                                                                                        2. Islam
                                                                                                                          1. Akirah - live after death
                                                                                                                            1. Life will be meaningless withouth Akirah
                                                                                                                              1. Life is test, which will decide what happens to us after we die
                                                                                                                                1. Allah planed everything, and nothing is an accident
                                                                                                                                  1. Muslims believe that we remain in the grave after death until the Day of Judgement (Yawmuddin).
                                                                                                                                    1. On this day Allah will judge everyone. The good will go to heaven and the bad to hell. Only Allah knows who will go where.
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