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    move beyond the limitations of life on Vernon Hill. One child in particular I would like to help seize America’s democratic tradition of opportunity and rise accordingly is Azariah. I have volunteered to tutor her since Kindergarten. She does not understand the critical role that education can play in securing a better life. My book will present a blueprint, teaching her about the value of school and the life journey she can embark on if she dreams of brighter horizons beyond the distraught neighborhood. Azariah, with her big, beautiful, brown eyes and mocha colored skin, has been raised by her mother living on welfare along with her eight brothers and sisters. Her father died before she can remember. I first met Azariah through Ascension, the after-school enrichment program run by St. John’s Parish in Worcester, Massachusetts, where I have volunteered as a big sister since high scchool. The program was created with the mission to provide emotional and academic support for the children who live in this neighborhood and attend one of Worcester’s lowest performing schools, Union Hill School. Azariah’s bear hugs envelop me with love and excitement when she greets me on the three days a week that I spend volunteering to teach her reading and math skills and act as a big sister. When she speaks about her mother’s homeland, it causes me to wonder more about the cultural, linguistic, and social barriers that she confronts at Union Hill School as an immigrant student.…

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    The Ascension by John Singleton Copley is an oil in canvas painting that depicts the ascension of Jesus to heaven. Copley derived his idea whilst in Rome as he studied Raphael’s Transfiguration of Christ. Copley’s work was at the heart of American Neoclassicism which was born out of the birth of the American republic. The Ascension differed greatly from Copley’s usual work of portraits, however maintains similar characteristics one would expect from work of this time. American Neoclassism has…

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    resurrection of Christ's body and his soul is really real. His body was raised from the dead. Jesus did not rise as a spirit only but as a whole person, body, and soul (Bloesch, 2004). Unlike the other human, His body and soul rose completely. This shows that Christ defeated death. The resurrection of Jesus in his human nature indicates a perfection that is getting raised to a higher degree (Berkhof, 2015). Humans will gather in the same state as Jesus was. There will be a change in the believer…

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    Christology

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    The theme in John’s Gospel, Christology from Above is the study of Jesus Christ. The theme explores Jesus Christ and tries to understand who He is. Also the gospel of John is interested in Jesus’s identity and mainly who He is. The theme of Christology from Above stresses three important things about Jesus including, Jesus’ heavenly origins, His identity as the Son of God, and His preexistence as the Word of God. One quote from John’s Gospel that relates to this theme is, "Jesus said to her,…

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    Theophilus, whose name means “beloved by God”. Also Acts picks up right where Luke 24 ends, with the ascension. When Jesus ascended it marked the completion of his ministry on earth. Verse 1 Acts 1 and Luke 24 have much overlap between them. “Without the book of Acts the story of Jesus would be incomplete. Afterall, he didn’t come merely to save individuals to get them to heaven, but to create a community that would carry out God’s kingdom.” Luke tells the story of Jesus and Acts tells how…

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    Was Jesus Really The Messiah Jesus has been called an imposter [simply a good man], and others believe Him to be the Messiah; so, is Jesus the son of Joseph or the Divine Son of God. The fact that Jesus lived needs no proof, but if He was the son of Joseph, then He was simply a man; nonetheless, if only a man, why has there not been through all the years another man His equal? Fact is, if He is not Deity, He is unexplainable. If He was just a man, the claims He made were not true and that…

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    To this idea belongs a literary forms of which many concepts or represented in Luke 24: 49-53 and Acts 1: 9-12. The departing figures testament the earth bound scenario, the transporting cloud and the interpreting angels. This passage sounds direct echoes of the accounts of Elijah’s ascension in 2King 2: 9-13 and together with the third Gospel passages showing Elijah parallels, may attest Luke’s depth to Christians circles that celebrated Jesus’ earthly ministry as the climax Israel’s colorful…

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    La Sagrada Familia (Abbr

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    indicative of Gaudi’s motives to establish La Sagrada Familia as a building dedicated to the retelling of the New Testament. The three main facades all tell different parts of Jesus’ story. Chronologically, one would…

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    The Purpose Of John 4b-14

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    important because once Jesus went to be with the Father the Holy Spirit would continue God’s plan of salvation to humankind concerning sin, righteousness, and judgment. Verse four b: Verse four begins with Jesus sharing with His disciples about the coming of the Holy Spirit, but Jesus acknowledges why at the beginning of His ministry He did not tell the disciples about the coming of the Holy Spirit…

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    in vain, and we are still in our sins. Indeed, Christianity hinges on the reality that Jesus died and was raised—never to experience death again. Left on its own, there is nothing revolutionary about the claim of life after death, nearly every religion attempts to answer that question. The significance of the resurrection is that through it, Jesus proved that He was the Messiah. With the Greek terms for resurrection (anastasis and egeiro) occurring multiple times in the speeches of Acts, there…

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