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  • Leprosy Reflection Paper

    Our lesson this week starts off with a discussion about a very bad habit we have of not being thankful for the magnificent gift of salvation that we have received from Jesus Christ. If we ever stop and think about being so ungrateful for the great gift of salvation that Jesus made available to us we can review a biblical account that will make us stop and think that we aren’t the only ones who have failed to thank Jesus for some wonderful gift he gave them. Jesus gave ten men that He encountered…

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  • The Cards Of My Father

    Ministry # 2 With which two people did you connect & which cards were used? I have used the cards of the picture with my father today and started too connected with my father where he sat in his spiritual walk with Christ Jesus. The one thing he told me about in his life is how God used him as a vessels to his bothers and sisters around him. He told me that when he was growing up as a younger man he was very independent person to his mother and sisters and brothers. My father almost died on…

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  • Christ Figures And Symbolism In The Epic Of Beowulf

    help emphasize Beowulf’s heroism, leave room for imagination and simplify the story, and symbolize christian ideas and christ figures. The monsters were…

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  • The Importance Of Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

    he Future is determined by one’s action in the present, So when given a chance to look at the future, people will want to come back to the present, and change their actions for a better future. In the novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Scrooge, the main character, is a wicked and grumpy man to start with. As four ghost visits him, with the ghost of future as the most influential, Scrooge becomes a caring, joyful man. While the all the ghosts are important in the development of…

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  • The Metaphor In The Book Of Timothy, Paul

    In the books of Timothy, Paul used several metaphors. Just so that we can get a clear grasp on what we are talking about, let’s get a dictionary out and take a look at the definition. Merriam-Webster says that a metaphor is “a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness...” As we can see, the words that Paul uses are used in place of another to suggest a likeness with the Christian life. Three of…

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  • The Role Of Jesus In Anne Rice's Christ The Lord Out Of Egypt

    Anne Rice’s Christ the Lord Out of Egypt: A Novel chronicles the life of seven year old Jesus. Set within the context of ancient Near Eastern culture, Rice begins her novel by depicting a scene between him and another young boy, Eleazer. After accidently claiming the boy’s life, Jesus uses his “power” to bring Eleazer back from the dead. After the turmoil settles, Joseph, Jesus’ father, leads his family out of Alexandria to embark on a journey to Jerusalem. Upon arrival in the Holy City,…

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  • Billy Budd Comparison

    with spiritual resemblances to Jesus Christ. Randa Dubnik says, “There are several references to Christianity and to Billy as a Christ-like figure…” (78) Throughout the story, Billy Bud faces many of the same trials throughout his life that Jesus once faced and consequently dies in a similar manner. Billy Budd has similar characteristics and a similar birth, life, and death, as Jesus Christ. ADD TO INTRODUCTION Billy Bud shares many similarities with Jesus Christ throughout the story including…

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  • God's Battalions: The Case For The Crusades By Rodney Stark

    Maren Hance Professor Rick Cherok History of Christianity September 20th, 2017 God's Battalions: The Case for the Crusades by Rodney Stark Book Review Rodney Stark, author of God’s Battalions: The Case for the Crusades, writes about how Crusaders, which were holy warriors, considered themselves to be true servants in God’s battalions. Author Rodney Stark, Professor of Social Sciences at Baylor University, clears up and explains many misunderstandings about the Crusades in this book. In…

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  • The Mayan Calendar

    December 21, 2012 was said to be the end of our days because the Mayan calendar ended on that day. But we are now in February of 2016, three years after that date. So what happened? Why are we still here if the end of the world was supposed to happen a little over three years ago? There is no right answer to these questions, everyone is entitled to their own beliefs and most people will base their decision on the religion that they are practicing. Jews believed that we have been living in the…

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  • How Is Santiago A Code Hero

    There is no doubt that Santiago belongs to what is known the code heroes in which Hemingway has constituted his book on . Like Jack in the Fifty Grand or Manual in the , Undefeated , Santiago carries principles of honor , courage , and endurance and in the world of violence and disorder , the old man is able to conduct himself in the losing battle of life ; Philip Young notes that: Particularly he is related to men like … Manual Gracia , “The Undefeated “ bullfighter who lose[s] , in one way ,…

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