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    Author, Stuart Ewen, in his essay “Chosen People” talks about how the middle class has fooled America. The middle class is presented as an imaginary structure in American society. The middle class is an illusion to Americans; it has changed the meaning of the American dream. Ewen throughout his essay shows how the middle class was created in the United States. Ewen then moves the industrial revolution created, such as the perceptions. With the two perceptions then came the two ways to identify class. Ewen begins by presenting the American Express Gold Card. Ewen presents the gold card as an example, of how “luxuries” can appeal to Americans. Ewen states, “The promise of ‘unspoken prestige’ that runs through this elegant packet of junk mail…

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    The Israelites, upon their exodus from Egypt, were chosen by God because of their weakened physical state. They had no identity, home, or religious bodies to look towards. Because of this, God believed the Israelites would be the perfect fit to start a new religion as they would be in need of an identity and a figure to put their faith into. However, Jindrich Lion never lost his identity. He was always a strong individual whose identity lied in his interests, not necessarily his religion or…

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    to wash away the sin of mankind. As one is baptized, the Holy Spirit is filled within his soul to guide him through life. Roman 8:5-6 states, “Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace”. The Holy Spirit resides within each person and speaks to them in times of…

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    The story of Israel’s conquest of Canaan can, like many of the other stories of the Hebrew Bible, can be explained as reflections of the religious, political, and societal beliefs of their composers and editors. As a historical piece, the account of Israel’s conquest of Canaan fails to match the current archeological understanding of the Canaanite settlements mentioned in The Book of Joshau. The inaccuracies fail to reflect an accurate historical model, but they suggest that the Book of Joshua…

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    was requested by YHVH to meet with Him on the mountain. The purpose was to give the people His law and what would be required of them as God’s chosen elect. As Moses was gone for a significant amount of time the people got restless and demanded that Aaron make them a god of gold. In light of this treachery Aaron commanded that the people give of the spoils of their deliverance, the gold they acquired upon their departure from Egypt. The people without hesitation complied giving no thought of…

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    Saul And David Analysis

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    God imparts a lesson on rulers both secular and theocratic by allowing the people of Israel to defy His wishes that He would be their only God and leader. God allows them to be led by a king, albeit one whose appointment comes with His approval. God conveys a lesson in the books of Samuel, to all rulers that can be seen through a close comparison of the two kings He chooses, Saul and David. The decisions, motivations, and experiences had by these kings show significant differences and the…

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    into the promise land. The book is divided up into three sections. The first part of Moses speech is highlighting the past experience of the Israelites, the second part is the book is God’s laws and commands, and the third section is about the future exile from the promise land. The Israelites were brought out of slavery, out of Egypt, by the hand of God. They resisted and rebelled against God for the last forty years and they are about to go into a land where people worship…

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    Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton 's social views differed greatly. Their ideals for who should be able to vote and the amount of confidence they had in the common man were like night and day. Hamilton understood people to be inconsistent and untruthful. They make decisions based on their own passions. Therefore, the voice should be given to the first class, whom he considered to be God 's chosen people. He thought they had a special privilege simply because they were born into the upper…

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    decisions or problems. Ideas of this trust can be found throughout the entirety of the Bible, but is mentioned frequently in Psalms, Isaiah and Romans. I will explore a few articles written by modern Christians and comparing them to Scripture and also giving some of my own ideas and thoughts on trust in the daily lives of Christians. Gods people are called to trust in Him through all things and give their worries and troubles to Him so that He can care for them. Genesis, Adam and Eve trusting…

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    Jewish Messiah, the true Son of God (144).” By this Jesus then shows not just the Jewish faith, but also the world that the Kingdom of God was on Earth. This merely sparked the belief that Jesus was in fact the Son of God. He goes on to prove who he is by preforming miracles and showing people of all classes and races God’s true love for humankind. Act 5 is about spreading the good news as the mission of the Church. Witnesses spread all over the Middle Eastern area sharing the good news. They…

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