Religious Experiences

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Religious Experiences

  1. 1. Believing in God; Religious Experiences Clare Dempsey
  2. 2. What is a religious experience? <ul><li>A religious experience is a very powerful experience that you feel has drawn you closer to God. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Examples of religious experiences; <ul><li>Numinous - a powerful feeling that you are in the presence of something greater than you, something that is sacred, for example in a church or looking up at the stars. </li></ul><ul><li>A vision - when you see the figure of someone holy, for example going to Lourdes and seeing Mary. </li></ul><ul><li>Conversion Experience - When your set of beliefs are changed due to experiencing something sacred and holy, for example what Nicky Cruz experienced, his set of beliefs were changed by hearing about Jesus’ suffering at the crucifixion and that it was all for all who will walk this Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>revelation - Where you feel that a prayer has been answered for the best, for example praying an ill person in your family will get better, and they do. </li></ul>

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