Theology Survey Results

Question 1


God is perfect and cannot make mistakes

Question 2


God answers specific prayers

Question 3


God knows everything, but does not determine all that happens in the world

Question 4


God accepts the worship of Christians, Jews and Muslims

Question 5


There is one true God

Question 6


The Bible is the highest authority for Christian belief

Question 7


Jesus' death on the cross is the only way to cancel both the penalty and power of sin

Question 8


Faith in Jesus is the only way to eternal salvation

Question 9


People have the ability to turn to God on their own initiative

Question 10


Individuals must contribute to their own salvation

Question 11


Jesus is the first and greatest being created by God

Question 12


My local church has the authority to withhold communion and excommunicate me

Question 13


The Holy Spirit is a force, not a personal being

Question 14


Everyone sins a little but most people are good by nature

Question 15


Even the smallest sin deserves eternal damnation

Question 16


Worshipping alone or with one's family is a valid replacement for regularly attending church

Question 17


My good deeds help to earn my place in heaven

Question 18


God will always reward faith with material blessings

Question 19


Jesus rose physically from the dead

Question 20


The Scriptures are fully accurate and without error in all they teach to be true

Question 21


The Holy Spirit is a divine being, but is not equal with God the Father or Jesus

Question 22


A person obtains peace with God by first taking the initiative to see God and then God responds with grace

Question 22


Salvation always begins with God changing a person so that he or she will turn to Him in faith

Question 24


The Bible was written for each person to interpret as he or she chooses

Question 25


There is little value in studying or reciting historical Christian creeds and confessions

Question 26


The church should remain silent on issues of the state

Question 27


The Bible, like all sacred writings, contains helpful accounds of ancient myths, but is not literally true

Question 28


Modern science has discredited many claims of Christianity