Christian eschatology

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  • Compare And Contrast Martin Luther And Protestant Reformation

    The Protestant Reformation started in the sixteenth century by individuals who felt that the traditional Catholic Church had gone against Christianity’s basic teachings. Many felt that the church had too much power over their followers and were using this power to control others and gather money. The church had been charging for indulgences, or forgiveness of sins, which was seen as fraud and greed in many individuals’ eyes. Some of the leaders in this reformation where Martin Luther and John…

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  • Benny Goodman And The Swing Era

    Swing music originated by musicians modifying forms of “jazz", so that by the 1930’s a new form of music emerged called “swing”. Swing is characterized by very large bands, fixed, usually written arrangements, and solos by individual musicians in turn. Swing bands typically used an upright or double bass instead of a tuba and played repeated riffs to give the music a propulsive rhythmic force. Swing combined harmonic sophistication with danceable rhythms and compelling individual…

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  • My Faith: How My Faith Defines Who I Am

    How My Faith Defines Who I Am Faith: having a strong belief in a religion, or an even stronger belief in a God. I personally believe in God the Father, and that he created each and every one of us in his own image. I believe that Jesus died on the cross to save us from our sin and brought us new life through his death and resurrection. In my faith I stand as a Catholic, which means I believe in only one God. However, God is three persons, also known as the Holy Trinity, meaning there is the…

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  • Analysis Of Jesus Washing The Feet

    In this act of kindness, Jesus was demonstrating humility, and that all Christians must be willing to be servants for others. By washing and cleaning the feet of his disciples, He was demonstrating His love for them. Christians should not think they are superior or better than those who do not hold to the same faith, and they are called to lay aside their pride, serve the Lord, and put others first. Additionally, Christians are called to love and serve others, even when the people they are…

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  • Reinhold Niebuhr's Journal Analysis

    Introduction and Purpose of Journal: In the initial issue of Christianity and Crisis, Reinhold Niebuhr dedicates the fledgling journal to the clarification and defense of a Christian thought process that recognizes the lesser evil of war compared with unrestricted tyranny. He separates this from the more common ideal of stoic principled pacifism- which, if accounted for in all societies, would end, or at least minimize, all human violence. Niebuhr refers to this utopia-seeking group as…

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  • Essay On The Parable Of The Mustard Seed

    instruction will be the study of Scripture” (cited in Carswell, 2007). Then in 1994, the Church released the document, Catechism of the Catholic Church which stated, “In Sacred Scripture, God speaks to the person in a human way” (n. 109). For Christians, we believe that through the writings of the Bible, the foundations for our beliefs are revealed through the word of God. The Scriptures also convey much information about God which helps us to understand better and to ‘see’ God more clearly.…

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  • The Two Witnesses In The Scripture

    Many Christians are curious about who the two witnesses in Revelation 11:3-13 happen to be. These two witnesses are among the most dramatic characters in the Scripture. They prophesy before the world for three and a half years. During that time, they can strike the earth with every kind of plague as often as they desire and cannot be harmed by their enemies. When they have finished their testimony, they are killed by the beast but they rise to life in three and a half days. In this paper, I will…

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  • Summary Of Foundations Of The Christian Faith By Pl Ditshego

    Manuscript, Foundations of the Christian Faith by P.L. Ditshego THIS IS ONE OF THE PATTERNS THAT GOD USES TO UNLOCK THE REVELATION OF HIS WORD! Notice that (according to this parable), growth in the natural begins at the seed stage, then it progresses to the blade stage which speaks of a pointed leaf. The blade stage develops into a stalk called the ear until a final stage is reached when the stalk is fully ripe with grain. Thus, in this parable, Jesus was teaching His disciples that the…

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  • The Discernment Model

    Discernment Model Discernment is the process of making careful distinctions in our thinking about truth. In other words, it is the ability to think biblically . Discernment gives Christians ability to decide between truth and error, right and wrong. 1 Thessalonians 5:21-22 says that it is the responsibility of every Christian to be discerning: “Put all things to the test: keep what is good and avoid every kind of evil.” Also, the apostle John said about it. He says, “My dear friends, do not…

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  • Summary Of Becoming A Disciple Making Church By Neil Anderson

    The church is often said to be a hospital for the broken instead of a museum for good people. In the book Becoming a Disciple Making Church by Neil Anderson he is able to hit that point right on the head. Anderson is able to recognize this by addressing the issues of in order for somebody to be able to become a disciple they have to overcome issues in their own lives first. Believers in Christ are all broken and that is why we were need of a Savior. This book does a very good job at breaking…

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