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    settlement where they could live and worship the way they believed was the right way without the pressures of the crown. Puritanism was the belief that the Church of England should be purged of its hierarchy and of the traditions and ceremonies inherited from Rome. Putting this aside it demanded more of the individual than it did of the church. A puritan had to dedicate…

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    the time of the early revivals and the first Great Awakening, some scholars rejected the emotionalism of his preaching style. He wrote defenses for the religious revivals that were taking place advocating that they were not to be condemned but rather embraced because they proved that the Holy Spirit was at work in the hearts of people and they signified that true conversions were taking place. His first major treatise, Religious Affections, was written in defense of these revivals in 1746.…

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    insect over the fire, abhors you, and is dreadfully provoked…you are ten thousand times more abominable in his eyes, than the most hateful venomous serpent is in ours.” (pg. 154) He applies spiteful diction in this quote such as “loathsome”, “abhors”, and “venomous” which created terror in the Puritans, and persuaded them to be converted back to church. He also provides threatening diction such as “pit”, “hell”, and “spider” to frighten the Puritan’s with God’s anger which persuaded them back…

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    essay Langston talks about a time that greatly affected his life when he was only twelve. Langston talks about his miscommunications about “coming to Jesus” (947). In this story Langston starts before the actual revival at his Auntie Reed’s Church. He fills us in on what events in his life had led up to this point in his life. Langston describes the pastors aggressive preaching style and the congregations support for their pastor. Langston was “placed in the mourner 's bench” (947) where he was…

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    stories. She is an extremely praiseworthy woman and deserves to be seen the strongest inspirational Christian Woman in my life. Karen has also shaped my view of Christianity and how to see the best in everyone, especially if they are unfortunate and struggling in their lives. Her inspiration is Denise Diment, a past member of the church who previously undertook her role. As well, Denise helped Karen through many tough challenges in her life and was her key role-model and mentor whose support she…

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    Every weekend, thousands of people flood through the doors of local churches to gather as a body and worship together. Yet, as they walk into the church, say their hellos, settle into their seats and prepare to engage in praise and worship, do they ever really consider how the Church has come to where it is regarding congregational singing? When one considers what interesting facts our history might tell them about the journey to our present state of worship in congregational singing and to…

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    I was not able to influence those people. I was great at inspiring, because I could smile and follow directions. I think each summer I picked up another skill off the what social management looks like. I began to be more confident in myself and my team. I began to find out more information about each church to know how to make the situation better. I learned that forming a relationship first and then trying to change was much better approach to being a catalyst for change. This past summer, one…

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    Introduction/ History Remembering one’s history is important in creating a productive and successful future. The Met does just that. During the early 1900s, the founding fathers of the Met experienced financial difficulties. These struggles helped orchestrate a new vision and inspired them to create an innovative PATH (prayer, attendance, tithes and offerings, and hospitable invitation), which continues today with nearly 1,100 members. The Metropolitan Baptist Church was established in 1917…

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    should be a repetition of creating more disciples and so forth. The question of are we doing things that we are called to do is brought up and it was especially concerned with us as people and not as the church building. With the advancement of women in the workforce and absentee fathers the church was needed more than ever for the development of families. Agencies and non-for-profits were created to support the youth because the adults were the sole focus of the church on at that time. The…

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    gives the building durability, strength and resistance against bad weather. Unlike the Chartres Cathedral, the construction techniques of the chapel is not as complex. The chapel does not have pointed arches, or flying buttresses to support the structure. It looks like the walls are the main supporting elements of the building. Although, the chapel has an elevated cylinder roof it does not have a clerestory, which is a part of a high wall that have windows that allow light to penetrate in the…

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