World Religions

Roman Catholicism

The Roman Catholic Church is one of the largest and most powerful religious institutions in existence today. The Catholic Church is based out of Vatican City, a small country located within the city of Rome in Italy. There are significant differences between Protestant and Roman Catholic doctrines, including the understand of the Church, Grace, Justification and most importantly the Gospel itself.

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Islam

Islam is the name given to the religion founded by Muhammad of Arabia in the early seventh century.  The word ISLAM is derived from the verb SLM to resign, surrender or submit oneself.  Islam means the act of submission and of resignation of oneself.  One who professes Islam is a Muslim, one who has submitted.  The word Muslim finds it root the same as the word for peace, salaam.

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Judaism

Judaism began when God spoke with Abram and sent him to a new land. It continued through his sons, Issac and Jacob, than through many kings and prophets including Moses, David, Isaiah, Solomon and Jeremiah. Striving For Eternity examines modern Jewish beliefs to gain a better perspective on this ancient faith in our day.

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Jehovah Witness

In 1872 Charles T. Russel founded The Jehovah’s Witnesses. He had a very hard time deal with the doctrine of an eternal hell and in his studies came to deny that belief as well as the Trinity, the divinity of Christ and the Holy Spirit. In 1879 he looked to development his beliefs.  He co-circulated The Herald of the Morning magazine with its founder, N. H. Barbour and by 1884 Russell controlled the appropriation and renamed it The Watchtower Announcing Jehovah’s Kingdom, and built Zion’s Watch Tower Tract Society (now known as the WatchTower Bible and Tract Society).

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Mormonism

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) was founded by Joseph Smith in the 19th Century. It is a unique cult of Christianity, due to its highly polytheistic nature, size and global spread. Striving For Eternity Ministries will examine the keynote issues of the LDS Church.

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