• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Explain why Christians have a different approach to church worship.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Coursework Question AO2 AO2: Explain why Christians have a different approach to church worship. In worship today many forms prevail, ranging from free (non-liturgical or charismatic) to liturgical, with their content varying from the traditional to contemporary. Issues of contention can still be identified in their polarity; Luther discarded only what scriptures prohibited whereas Calvin and the radicals sought to do only what the scriptures expressly enjoined or exhibited". ...read more.

Middle

These viewpoints still hinder the Church today from entering into the fullness of worship as established in Jesus Christ through the atoning work on the cross and the Holy Spirit as our guide into the Father. This study of the content and method of the oral communicative elements of worship in the New Testament Church should bring greater freedom and insight as to how the individual as well as the Church may approach the "throne of grace" and be enabled to worship in "Spirit and Truth". ...read more.

Conclusion

The Early Christians were forced to meet in homes and Christian churches rather than the Jewish temple, and the worship included reading from the Scriptures, followed by a word of explanation or exhortation. In the book of Acts we also find elements of prayer outlined in Philippians and Colossians including guidance and counsel, thanks giving and praise, supplication and intercession. Oliver Rojas 11W 30th September 2002 Religion Coursework ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Places of Worship section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Places of Worship essays

  1. The Church, A Christian Place of Worship.

    Jesus said: "Where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them" Matthew 18:20 In my opinion this almost makes it seem as though Christianity was not designed for individual worship but for worshipping in groups of any size in fellowship.

  2. Describe the most important features of Liturgical worship, Non-Liturgical and Charismatic worship.

    It is important to worship God in church because it shows a sense of devotion to the Church and God by praying and worshipping him in his house. Also, if you attend mass you are only giving up less than one hour of your week to praise Jesus and to be one with him.

  1. Mosque coursework

    In order for the imam to do this, he needs to know how to lead the prayers. He even needs to be aware of how to lead the special prayers of the deceased. The Imam also needs to know more languages especially Arabic as he can deliver the Khutbas in an Arabic medium.

  2. essential elements of 'Calvinism'

    should not use this as an excuse to continue their evil ways", (Randell). Don't know what to do with this or if do include it at all. The Institutes of the Christian Religion outlined Calvin's protestant reformation ideas and therefore were key elements in Calvinism.

  1. Places and Forms Of Worship

    It is something for people to stand on when they are talking. There are about nine stairs leading up to where you stand in the pulpit and it is all made of wood. The pulpit is ornate, flowery and decorative, it is in the shape of an octagon and it

  2. Freedom to Worship: An Analysis of Freedom of Religion in the United States and ...

    It is the peaceful co-existence of all these religions that assist in characterizing Americans a people of different aspirations, diverse perceptions and values. How, in fact, did America come to be a haven of religious tolerance and diversity? Most Americans are well aware of the story of the pilgrims, who

  1. Islamic studies coursework

    This room is usually called a Madrassa. Usually, the imam of the mosque teaches these children. The children frequently begin at the age of 5 or 6. Talks: Every week or every day, the imam of the mosque will give a talk to people after praying a salah.

  2. Muslim Worship.

    At all mosques there is running water and taps for this ritual to be taken place. Before entering the Mosque, a Muslim performs a ritual washing in the courtyard Prayer hall This is the most important part of the mosque.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work