Christian eschatology

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  • A Model Of Christian Charity Summary

    A Model of Christian Charity In A Model of Christian Charity, by John Winthrop, the author writes about God’s holy and wise providence disposed upon the human condition. He starts by showing how in the condition of mankind there are many differences. Some people rich while others are poor, and some are high and powerful while others are lowly and poor. No matter how great are the differences we all are born, we live, and we die. Although, God creating us all differently, it is the…

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  • Bermudas And The Puritan Paradise: Poem Analysis

    Colie, Rosalie L. "Marvell's `Bermudas' and the Puritan Paradise.” Renaissance News 10.2 (1957): 75-79. JSTOR. Web. 2 Dec. 2015. . Colie makes the argument that the Bermudas that Marvell refers to in his poem does not exist on a physical plane, but rather on a metaphysical one. This can be evidenced by the fact that “the hogs, the summer-flies, the cockroaches have all vanished” (79) from the island, which in reality, they are present in the real-life Bermuda, but not present in the Garden of…

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  • The Great Tribulation In John 16: 33

    There has been loads of information and studies that people have found and have written themselves that explains their beliefs. Everybody has a different belief, but one of the hard questions about the end times; that no one knows, is whether or not Christians will go or endure through the Tribulation. The New Testament speaks of the tribulation and the debate hinges on whether the church or true believers will or will not go through it. There are many different viewpoints that many people…

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  • Essay On Marian Apparition

    Mary’s Earthly Apparitions Besides the four Marian Dogmas of the Catholic Church, Mary has inspired the lives of millions of people across the world. Mary is the Church’s leading intercessor for prayer, and she considered to be the patroness of humanity. Something truly miraculous that Catholic’s believe in regarding Mary is Marian apparitions. A Marian apparition is a supernatural appearance of the Blessed Mother Mary here on earth. The three most famous accounts of Marian apparitions occurred…

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  • Essay On Science Fiction And Religion In Frank Herbert's Dune

    It is not hard to realize the associations between science fiction and religion. Science fiction explores the surreal, often inexplicable, phenomena transcending space and time, while religion provides an explanation for its own miraculous and divine occurrences. In Frank Herbert’s Dune, there are several prophetic elements woven into the Science Fiction narrative. The intersection of Prophethood and nature largely contribute to Paul’s transformation from Paul Atreides to Paul Muad’Dib, the…

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  • Distraction John Calvin Analysis

    Distractions… “And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.” Galatians 5:24 (ESV). What are the things that distract us from God’s best for us? John Calvin wrote “Man's nature, so to speak, is a perpetual factory of idols.” It’s the overwhelming distractions all around us called sin. Some call it the gray matter, some call it the dark flashes and it is the amusement that entertains and diverts one to a wider path in life. Here, Paul declares the…

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  • Baptism: Rites Of Passage In The Bible

    This is a Rites of Passage ritual. It is practiced in many Christian churches. The Rites of Passage is defined as an individual or group move from one stage to another. According to 2 Corinthians 5:17 in the Bible from the KJV it states, “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” Baptism has many symbols. Being merged under water symbolizes that the individual is leaving or putting off their old self. Coming up from…

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  • Nicene Creed

    To further clarify questions about Christian belief, the Council of Nicaea created the Nicene Creed. This creed was the most famous result of the council and was a statement and proclamation of faith that was issued by the bishops that made up the council. The Nicene Creed, signed at the council was very clear in its position on the arguments that brought the council together: We believe…in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, begotten from the Father, only-begotten, that is, from the…

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  • Romans 19-23 And Colossians 3: 1-14

    The passages concerning new life of one’s preface were Romans 6:19-23 and Colossians 3:1-14, because the passages describes the then and now in one’s life. Paul writes addressing the Romans Christians saying, “I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh. For just as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, resulting in further lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification. For when you were…

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  • 'Jonah In The Book Of Jonah'

    As we further read the Old Testament, we come into several accounts that show a connection between God’s missional work and the city. One of these stories is described in the book of Jonah when God sends his prophet Jonah on a unique mission – to go to a pagan city of Nineveh. This is the first time that a prophet is sent to be a messenger in a non-Jewish, pagan city, nevertheless, at first he choses to run away from the city, and finally goes to preach there. Why does God send an Israelite…

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