It doesn’t seem like it should be but it’s hard to determine if we really know something for ourselves or if we are just parroting something someone told us. The easiest way to determine this is to try and explain it to someone. As we explain and as we answer clarifying questions we quickly learn if we have any depth of knowledge or if our understanding is only an inch deep. When it comes to our faith, a deep understanding will weather the storms of life without faith intact. Without that depth, we will be tossed by the wind and waves and lose what little faith we had.
Question 1: What areas of Christianity do you think you have some depth of understanding?
Question 2: What areas or questions do you feel your understanding is shallow?
One of the most foundational questions of Christianity is, why did Jesus have to die on the cross? Test your knowledge of this question by telling someone the answer or writing out the answer.
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