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    In the Beginning God created the heavens, and the earth, he created light by simply speaking it into existence. He created the land and the sea which he then put plants and vegetation on. He then created the creatures of the earth, and then ultimately he created us, human beings, which he created in reflection of his image to populate and glorify him (Genesis 1-2 ESV). As we see, God was actively involved in his creation since the very beginning, carefully putting all the pieces into place in…

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    Rahab Analysis

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    they had been there and had left the land but in reality she had hidden them on the roof top under the stalks of flax (JOSHUA 2:4-7). Rahab also played an important role when she declared that the God of Israel was far much greater than any gods. Here we can observe that Rahab feared the almighty God of the Israelites despite her being a prostitute which was regarded as a great sin in the eyes of everyone in that city (JOSHUA…

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    intolerant people that believed in predestination. Predestination is the belief that God has already predicted everything the past, the present, and the future, and from…

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    understanding can, or is a part of one’s course of action. Pointing to the word “expression,” one can also perceive the inclusion of orthopraxis, (Dancing with God, 34) which further leads one to knowing the use of metaphysics in this regard. Furthermore, to simplify, the process theology deals with words that speaks about God and expresses our relation with God. (34) What I already know: Concerning the process theology, C. Robert Mesle…

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    Spinoza's View Of God

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    Theology brings about different interpretations of God and the role he plays within the universe and alongside humanity. These concepts range from a God that is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow to a God that is ever changing by the experiences of his creations as process theism describes; a God that shares a personal relationship with his creations to a God that is emotionless as Spinoza describes (Casanova, The Journal of Religion and Psychical Research, p. 49; Nadler, Humanities, p.…

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    Everyone in the world have their own beliefs and belong to a culture that shape who they are. In their culture, people generally follow rituals and have their own norms that have special meaning to them. For example, Muslims generally follow ‘salat’, which is a practice of praying five times a day. Or even the Irish(and many others)celebrating St. Patrick 's Day by eating corned beef, going to parades, and getting drunk off their ass; eventually where they can’t walk or even having a drunken…

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    Guilt In Judaism

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    repenting ones sins. According to biblical text the concept of the God of Israel is known as the “God of mercy and forgiveness”. In revealing his nature to Moses, God indicates his forgiving nature much more in depth than the ten commandments. God made it clear that mercy, carrying sin and extending love and kindness is far more a better punishment than revenge. These concepts are then extended to the evolved concept of the two attributes of God, attribute of justice and mercy.Therefore, when…

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    as a person so everyone also has different happiness in life. Thus, my peers would not spend their time similarly, including myself. I also believe that living in the world is not only how to enjoy yourself, but also to serve with God and other people. This is what God us wants to do: Love your neighbor, enemy and your Lord, and you will find internal happiness after life. My beliefs are influenced with the culture I grew up. If I have six months to live, I will use my time to improve my…

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    Holy Trinity Analysis

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    Although created to be fundamentally good creatures in a loving relationship with God and in unity with one another and God, mankind used the freedom granted by God for our own desires and turned away from God. As a result, man is in a fallen state, condemned to the reign of death and to a separation from God, where only God’s intervention through the Son can reunite us with God. To understand the fallen condition of man, it is first necessary to understand the importance of the Trinity and…

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    Atheist's Journey

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    Once On a Flight If there is no God, there is no meaning in life. When you look up into the sky what do you see? “Nothing” some might say. No, you see the different hues of blue and orange, pinks and a vivid range of colors; not artist can say he or she has painted it or created it. I ask yet another what do you see in the sky? Do you see birds? Birds of different colors and of different sizes? Eagles, hawks, and geese, robins and such? What else do you see? Trees of different colors,…

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