Christian eschatology

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  • Compare Incarnation And Icons

    The Incarnation and Icons There has been great debate over the centuries about whether it is appropriate, or not, to use an icon of Jesus in worship or religious practices. Those that are against the use of an icon believe that this practice violates the second of the Ten Commandments because it can be seen as idolatry. On the other hand, those that are for the use of an icon believe that it is justified by the doctrine of incarnation; Jesus used a physical body to accomplish a spiritual work…

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  • Naturalism Worldview Research Paper

    There are two major worldviews these include Theism and Naturalism. Theism is the worldview that believes in God, but the naturalism worldview does not believe in God. When thinking about how these worldviews impact human life a few categories come to mind. The impacts include origin, identity, morality, and destiny. First, origin is where we come from or how we were created. Theists believe that humans were created by God along with all the other animals and organisms in the world. However,…

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  • Faith Unraveled Summary

    experience of her childhood growing in a Christian family, her constant faith in god and Christianity. The second part is about the questions that aroused about her own faith in god and further looks for an appropriate answer if god existed and if Christianity is the greatest religion of all. In the beginning, she had a series of false consciousness in her mind about different religion impacting their followers differently. She was in dilemma if only Christians are meant for heaven and others…

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  • The Weston Text Book Argument

    interpretation of the word of God into our lives. In the text book argument is defined as, “means to offer a set of reasons or evidence in support of a conclusion.”1 Based on this definition, this text book offers a set of tools that will assist any Christian during the preparation of a sermon. In fact, these tools are just like “swimming paddles” used by those beginners need to master the skill. In this case,…

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  • Christian Worldview Reflection

    Every Trinity Christian School senior for the past few years has had the opportunity to take a worldview class for their senior bible credit. The class is based around a book written by Jeff Myers and David Nobel called Understanding the Times from Summit Ministries. This book offers a look at how the principles of the Christian worldview compares with five major competing worldviews of our day: Islam, Secularism, Marxism, New Spirituality, and Postmodernism. As a senior, I have been able to…

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  • Katha Upanishad Comparison

    For centuries, the holy bible has been compared to several other sacred texts. The bible itself has an origin of being inspired by ancient texts before its existence. In this paper, a comparison of the biblical story of Abraham and Katha Upanishad is addressed. Beginning with the biblical story of Abraham in chapter twelve of Genesis shows that he was previously known as Abram. He started his journey when God ordered him to go to a far country away from his father's house and his own family. The…

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  • The Grand Inquisitor

    The Grand Inquisitor by Fydor Dostoevsky is a parable in his novel, The Brothers Karamazov. The story takes place in Seville, Spain, during the time of the Inquisition, when heretics were routinely burned at the stake. The first time I read The Grand Inquisitor I found it disturbing. There had been, according to Dostoevsky, during the sixteenth century, chatter among the masses about the fact that Christ had not returned, and many questioned if His miracles were real. According to the parable,…

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  • Sample Biblical Worldview

    believe in the Christian doctrine, the Christ in me will be developed in such a way that my works will be pleasing to Him. 1 Timothy 4:16 (KJV) speaks to this, “Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in…

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  • Frankish Influence

    pressure of Muslims which entail lead to a new found pride in the lives of soldiers and Christian monks. This new found pride in barbarian soldiers was motivated by Christianity while the new found pride in the lives of Christian monks was motivated by the safety and wealth brought in by the barbarian soldiers. The influence on one another was originally very positive, but as the influence became stronger the Christian Monks drifted farther and farther away from The Rule of St. Benedict. St.…

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  • Personal Narrative: Part One: Henry Miller

    Part One: “Of course you don't die. Nobody dies. Death doesn't exist. You only reach a new level of vision, a new realm of consciousness, a new unknown world.” Henry Miller and I share the same stance on afterlife. Having grown up in a strict Catholic home and attending Catholic school, I was ingrained to believe in Heaven and fear Hell. As I’ve grown, my views haven’t changed. I believe in an afterlife determined by our earth bound life. I am not afraid of dying. Therefore, I am…

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