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1. Why is it important to know what you believe and why you believe it? (50–100 words) 2. Identify what YOU believe about God, the Bible and Jesus Christ. Why do you believe them? (50–100 words)
For me, it is important to know what I believe and why is because I want to do just as stated in 1 Peter 3:15, "But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:" I was recently caught in a situation where I couldn't, and I felt ashamed that I couldn't answer a question about God and some of the more deeper things about God and what I believe.
What I believe about God is He is the head of the trinity and oversees and commands everything. I believe He sent Jesus to die for us so we can have a way to pay for our sins. I believe Jesus suffered much pain, and temptations. Therefore
He knows what we go through every day and wants us to trust Him. The Bible is where I go to in order to find answers to all questions in life. All three are the foundation of my life, and I couldn't do anything without them.

What is it important to know what you believe and why you believe?
I feel it is important to know what you believe and know why—so you may be a better witness for the Lord. I believe through learning you are able to give solid evidence as to why you believe and why someone else should believe too. Also, with the power of knowledge you are able to have a productive conversation with someone you are witnessing to.

I believe God, the father, sent Jesus to die for our sins so that we can have ever lasting life in Heaven. I believe the Bible is my text book for learning how to live a Christian life, scriptures that help in times of need, joy or hope. I believe all these things to be true because of the scripture. Isaiah 1:18 “Come now, let us reason…...

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