David Ives

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  • Pride: Why Saul Disobeys God

    Pride is one of the few words in the English language that everybody can identify with. Pride is actually a good thing to have because if a person has pride in what he does it makes him do it better. If a person is working a job and has pride in what he does, he tends to put forth his best effort and try to become the best employee he can. Pride is a thing that can cause people to feel a sense of satisfaction even if they fail. As long as they give their best, they are satisfied. But as the…

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  • Restorith My Soul Analysis

    Where do you think you can look but up, when you are standing knee deep in the gutter of life? We are all aware of some of terrible sins King David committed. King David was a man after God’s own heart. but even with David’s close relationship with God he committed some very terrible sins. But just like King David we have access to forgiveness and mercy. King David knew where and who was his only source of forgiveness and mercy. Psalm 121:2 2 My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven…

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  • Jerusalem: A Comparative Analysis

    Religious spaces, characterized by Thomas Tweed, are “differentiated”, “kinetic” and “interrelated”. As a sacred city with spiritual significance in three religions, Jerusalem is depicted thoroughly and illustrated in the Hebrew Bible as one of the spaces Tweed defined. The biblical portrayal of Jerusalem emphasizes that the land was chosen by God and honored by Israelites, which differentiates it as a special, singular space; the description of Solomon’s Temple shows that Jerusalem is…

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  • Evaluating King David By David Bosworth

    The article I will be evaluating is “Evaluating King David: Old Problems and Recent Scholarship” by David A. Bosworth. At the time David Bosworth wrote the article he was a Professor at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. The article appeared in the Catholic Biblical Quarterly in 2006. The article addresses the controversies of King David. The Books of Samuel have caused the reputation of King David to come under question. The consequences to King David’s reputation have been caused by…

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  • Overcoming Adversity In Victor Hugo's The Book Of Job

    The “Book of Job,” written in the period between the 7th and 4th centuries BC, is one of the most remarkable pieces of literature ever known to humankind. It also is a moral tale of leadership. It tells the story of Job, who retains his trust in God, in spite of the series of horrific trials he is exposed to. To emphasize the importance of this masterpiece of Hebrew poetry, the famous French novelist Victor Hugo allegedly has said that if all the world’s literary efforts were to be destroyed,…

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  • Analysis Of The Poem Love Is Not By Marus Argentarius

    fought between David and Goliath. “Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.” Let the daughters rejoice that the war is over, but weep for the soldiers who have been slain in battle. The poem gives tribute to the fallen soldiers from the battle in Israel, “How are mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!” The poem is meant to have religious meaning as there is a reference to the battle fought between David and Goliath.…

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  • The Old Testament

    The Old Testament is a collection of 39 books that explain history and Religion of the people of Israel. The authors of these books are unknown but each book has its own unique style, perspective, teachings and message. Every book has a purpose in telling the stories and laws of an overall religious structure and ethical culture. All of the books together outline a deep view of God and his attempt to relate and communicate with humans. In the Old Testament there is also an emphasis on…

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  • Mother Child Narratives And The Kingdom Of God Analysis

    However the fake mom is fine with keeping half a dead son. The Baby in this story is the kingdom. Jeroboam is the fake mother in the story because he accepted a divided kingdom.Moses and David represent the real mom who doesn’t accept half a child. Jeroboam should have refused the kingdom just like Moses and David did. Solomon’s judgment symbolizes the divide of the kingdom and reveals that no king should be happy with half a…

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  • Psalm 35 Analysis

    Psalm 35 is also known as the Psalm of David. The whole psalm is an appeal to heaven from a bold heart and a clear conscience, irritated beyond measure by oppression and hatred. Beyond a doubt David 's Lord may be seen here by the spiritual eye. Psalm 35 was written either about David and his revenge against Saul, or about a legal court: the proceedings, defense and appeal. Both ideas were split into three main parts. The Psalm of David should be “classified as belonging to the form group:…

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  • Summary: The Most Important Events In History

    There are a large amount of events that have happened in history that have either shaped who you are as an person or our country as a whole. In eighth grade we learned about the American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, slavery, the Constitution, etc. One of the many things we learned about in eighth grade was slavery which has impacted me the most. To think that people were owned by other people to work for them for very little money is heart breaking. Many people think that slavery ended in 1865…

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