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  • Isaiah 53 Analysis

    the prophet Isaiah depicted the climatic period of world history in which the coming Messiah will arrive. In today’s culture this view is again reoriented in that many Christians alone see this passage to be a prophecy of the ministry in which Jesus Christ will walk. When looking into the passage, Christians see the ‘servant’ as Jesus, and his suffering for our sins, and the sacrifice he made for us. However like many passages throughout the bible, the interpretation in which it is understood is…

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  • Brief Summary Of Cheap Grace By Bonheoffer

    Cheap grace means that there is grace given without a price or any repentance of ones sins, while costly grace calls us to pick up our cross and follow Jesus Christ (44-45). Bonheoffer suggests that costly grace is the grace we as Christians should stand by. As Christianity spread, Bonheoffer states that as the Church became more secularized, cheap grace began to take over (46). With the rise of church members…

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  • Spiritual Maturity Essay

    Spiritual maturity is something that begins when someone accepts Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior, and is learning how to walk in obedience to God. It is making the choice to live by God’s viewpoint rather than your own viewpoint. Like it says in Galatians 5:16 that “I say then, walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.” Once that person becomes saved then they should want to grow in the ways of the Lord, and strive for maturity or perfection. It says in 2 Peter…

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  • Free Time Reflection

    then one tends to develop bad habits, especially with regards to time management. The opposite is also true however, if one spends their “free time” wisely then good tendencies start to form. Professor Davis seems to agree in his book, In All Things Christ Preeminent, when he says, “…Students spend lots of time on things other than required classes and college-organized group activities. The way students spend the rest of their time shapes their habits of heart and mind…” (78). This Summer, I…

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  • Mexican Crucifix Analysis

    sizes to include smaller ones for personal use and were constructed with and without the presence of the Cristo. The focus of these artists was to capture and duplicate the beauty of the reported Cristo Aparecido received by Roa. When the image of Christ on the crucifix appeared at the door of the convent recorders of the event took note of how it had been delivered, “painted green, the color of life and vitality” (Hughes p. 24) and carefully wrapped. The way the image and its reproduction take…

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  • Jesus Passage Analysis

    This passage from Mark includes an open acclamation that Jesus is Christ, the first prediction of Jesus’ death, and a reflection of true discipleship. In the opening scene, as Jesus and the disciples are on their way to Caesarea Philippi, the reader sees that even while in route to their destination their work never ends as they grapple with the questions that Jesus asks. It seems that Mark desires to make it clear that in the eyes of Jesus, the disciples are set apart from the masses in the…

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  • Ernest Hemingway Today Is Friday Essay

    religion are illustrated in the short play, “Today is Friday.” In the play, symbolism is used through characters and items as a vehicle to express three different perspectives on religion. The views depicted are: full believer in Jesus Christ, questioning believer in Jesus Christ,…

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  • Argumentative Essay About God

    The leper humbled himself in adoration to Christ. He was genuinely sincere because of his helpless condition. How often do people allow pride to prevent their blessing and in some cases their healing? We want our problems kept a secret. I do not want anybody to know want is really going on with…

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  • Habakkokkuk 1-11: The Seven Seals Of God

    with a bow and a crown is seen by some “to represent Christ, mainly because he is associated with white, a color used in Revelation fourteen times to represent purity.” There is not a woe connected with this horseman, and in Rev 19:11-16 Christ rides in on a white horse and defeats his enemies, much like the rider on a white horse. However, many others think this represents the Antichrist, partially because the antichrist will “resemble the Christ, because Antichrist…

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  • Velutha Symbolism

    familiar to an experienced reader. Using the same characteristics that Thomas C. Foster lists in his fourteenth chapter of How to Read Literature Like a Professor, the symbolism behind everything from his work to his name establishes Velutha as a Christ figure, and a blatant one at that. Foster offers us a succint list (126) of characteristics…

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