Hallowed Be Thy Name
In order to understand the presence of evangelical activity in our society, it is important to explore beliefs commonly held by evangelical Christians. The centrality of the Bible as the inspired Word of God has many implications for living a Christian life.
is His Name
The holiness of God as a contrast to human sin.
Word of God
The centrality of the Bible to evangelical Christanity.
Holy Is His Name
Christian obedience to the teachings of the Bible stem from a belief in God as ‘the Holy One’ whose word is law (primarily in the Old Testament) and fulfilled in Jesus in the New Testament.
God’s holiness results in His wrath against sin, as
in the following scripture passages:
God’s holy grace is realized in His Son, Jesus:
Because God is holy, God has something Christians desire and have through faith in Jesus Christ. Evangelicals believe that humans’ relationship with God was satisfied by the sacrifice Jesus made of His own life. The person and law of God are alien to humans without the perfection of God’s grace: Jesus.
See also Deliver
Us From Evil
is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path."--
The Word Of God
“Evangelicals are those who believe the gospel is to be experienced personally,
defined biblically and communicated passionately.”- Robert K. Johnston
Biblical Definitions of the Gospel
The word ‘evangelical’ comes from the
Greek word for ‘good news.’ Evangelicals are ‘gospel’ people and
evangelicalism is the movement associated with the gospel.
|Evangelicals are ‘Bible’ people
Central to evangelical Christianity is the Bible. An evangelical would agree that the Bible is:
||Evangelicals are ‘Gospel’ people