Posted by Christine L on 25th Jun 2015

Methodist Cross

The Methodist Religion is a form of Christianity. Methodist believe in God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. Also, they have their Christian roots in Human Beings, the Church, and the Bible.

In God- They put into words what God does and how they experience God's action in their lives. God works in at least these seven ways, he: Creates, sustains, loves, suffers, judges, redeems, and reigns.

In Jesus- They believe in the mystery of salvation through Jesus Christ. God became human in Jesus of Nazareth; and his life, death and resurrection demonstrates God's redeeming love.

In the Holy Spirit- The Holy Spirit is God's present activity in our midst. When they sense God's leading, God's challenge, or God's support or comfort, it's the Holy Spirit at work.

In Human Beings- Genesis 1:27 asserts that they've been made in the image of the Creator. Like God they have the capacity to love and care, to communicate, and to create.

In the Church- The church is the body of Christ, an extension of Christ’s life and ministry in the world today.

In the Bible- They believe that the Bible is God’s Word and is the primary authority for their faith and practice.

The Methodist cross has been the symbol of the United Methodist Church since 1968. The cross and flame is an allusion to Christ`s crucifixion and decent to heaven.