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Sikh Religion and Christianity

Sikh Religion and Christianity

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Sikh Religion and Christianity
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Third Edition 20051000 Copies
G.S.Sidhu
Guru Nanak Charitable Trust (Regd.) Mullanpur Mandi (DistictLudhiana)Tel:- (00 91 ) 0161 881001
gurmat_bhawan@sify.com
ISBN 1 902122 00 3Copyright: G.S.Sidhu
 
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INDEX
SIKH RELIGION ANDCHRISTIANI.....................................................................1INFORMATION.....................................................................................................4FOREWORD.........................................................................................................5
Background...................................................................................................................................................8History.........................................................................................................................................................101.1 History of Christianity
.....................................................................................................................10
1.2 History of the Sikhs
.........................................................................................................................12
CHAPTER 2 .......................................................................................................14
Scriptures....................................................................................................................................................142.1 The Holy Bible
..................................................................................................................................14
2.2 The Holy Guru Granth Sahib
.........................................................................................................16
CHAPTER 3 .......................................................................................................18
God...............................................................................................................................................................183.1 God
....................................................................................................................................................18
3.2 Abode of God
....................................................................................................................................19
3.3 Birth and death of God
....................................................................................................................21
3.4 The
 only
Son of God
........................................................................................................................21
3.5 God and son in one
..........................................................................................................................22
3.6 Sacrifice of God
................................................................................................................................23
3.7 God is tempted
.................................................................................................................................24
3.8 God is Fearful
...................................................................................................................................24
3.9 God is fallible
....................................................................................................................................25
3.10 God is a glutton
..............................................................................................................................26
3.11 God is not invincible
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3.12 God is unjust
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3.13 God is vindictive
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3.14 Moral or immoral God?
................................................................................................................30
3.15 Remembrance of God
....................................................................................................................31
3.16 God's chosen people
.......................................................................................................................31
3.17 Spiritual message
...........................................................................................................................32
3.18 Resurrection and second coming
..................................................................................................33
CHAPTER 4 .......................................................................................................36
God's Creation............................................................................................................................................364.1 Creation of the Universe
..................................................................................................................36
4.2 How big is the universe?
..................................................................................................................37
4.3 God needed rest after creation
.......................................................................................................38
4.4 The earth has four corners
..............................................................................................................39
4.5 Sacred days
.......................................................................................................................................39
4.6 Passport to Heaven
..........................................................................................................................40
CHAPTER 5 .......................................................................................................42
Beliefs...........................................................................................................................................................425.1 Trinity
...............................................................................................................................................42
5.2 Immaculate birth
.............................................................................................................................45
5.3 Angels
................................................................................................................................................46
5.4 Burning of incense
...........................................................................................................................47
5.5 Miracles
............................................................................................................................................47
5.6 Death
.................................................................................................................................................49
5.7 Voices from God
..............................................................................................................................51
5.8 Demons, Devils, Ghosts, Spirits, and Satan
...................................................................................52
5.9 Birth of Sin
.......................................................................................................................................53
5.10 Forgiveness of Sins
.........................................................................................................................55
5.11 Obliteration of sins
........................................................................................................................56
5.12 Salvation
.........................................................................................................................................57
5.13 The dead will rise
...........................................................................................................................58
5.14 Repentance
.....................................................................................................................................59
5.15 The Soul
..........................................................................................................................................60
CHAPTER 6 .......................................................................................................61
Rituals..........................................................................................................................................................616.1 Similarity in rituals: -
Certain similaritiesexist in the two religions. The Sikhs practise someriotuals today, which the Christians have long since abandoned.............................................................61
(a) Worship:
...........................................................................................................................................61
(b) Respect for scriptures:
.....................................................................................................................62
(c) Sitting in the place of worship
.........................................................................................................62
(d) Last rites
...........................................................................................................................................62
(e) Celebration of festivals
.....................................................................................................................62
(f) General appearance and dress
.........................................................................................................63
(g) Wearing of a sword
..........................................................................................................................63
(h) Omnipresence of the deity
...............................................................................................................63
(i) Hair
....................................................................................................................................................64
6.2 Alcohol and burnt offerings
............................................................................................................64
6.3 Priesthood
.........................................................................................................................................66
6.4 Repentance
.......................................................................................................................................67

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