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    very convincing with the use of the Bible verses and the acronym. He referenced the passage many times in the speech and went through the acronym multiple times to allow the audience to understand it better. The elements of speeches were also used effectively in the sermon. Pastor Randy had a good tone of voice and rate throughout his speech. He was able to change both his volume and speed of speech to keep the audience’s attention. He also used gestures and movement a great deal throughout the speech. While he didn’t use the podium much, he had a large speaking space and went back and forth throughout the sermon. He also used many hand gestures to get across the points he was trying to make. Examples of his hand gestures was showing how Thomas would feel Jesus’s wounds on his hands and…

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    The scripture is not silent on scrutinizing Christian faith using rational logic and reasoning. Thomas, the apostle of Jesus, has forever been labeled with the moniker, “Doubting Thomas.” However, to the uninitiated, this moniker may confer an unbiblical substructure on which Christian faith may rest. Christianity does not require a leap of faith nor fideism. Thomas, when confronted by his resurrected savior, requested that he examine the holes in Jesus’ hand in addition to the wound on his side…

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    “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened,” (Holy Bible, Mathew 7:7-8). I have heard this Bible verse from Matthew many times, and although it’s message left little room for perception, I found myself mirroring Jesus’ Disciple, Thomas, who had to ‘see to believe.’ Sure, I prayed regularly. Sometimes those prayers were answered, and other…

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    And because of this, there is no definite way to distinguish between each of the perceptions. Many other philosophers have studied this premise, including John Locke and Thomas Hobbes. Thomas Hobbes believes that the biggest key to distinguishing a dream from waking consciousness is the “absurdity”. “An absence of absurdity in waking life”, describes how one may realize a perception is a dream through a perception that is extremely abnormal, where he or she is positive that is not occurring in…

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    and Physics at the University of Graz where he was first incited by AC current and the implementation of it in a motor and later went on to study philosophy at the University of Prague. [4] As with all great scientific inventions, while on a walk, he thought of an idea to create a brushless AC induction motor, contemplating his first vision of in the sand, sadly the idea that revolutionized the world remained at the mercy of wind currents in Austria. In 1822, Tesla was hired for the Continental…

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    1920s Fashion Essay

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    Freedoms such as being able to vote, express them-selves, and gain a sense of respect from others. Not only was fashion a piece of material back in the 1920’s, but also a form of movement. With the turn of the decade and fashion, women were able to speak for them-selves whether their voices were seen or heard as negative or positive. The Flapper image became negative for the elders but the image allowed young women to be able to grow out of that stage into mature women. Wanting to move out due…

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    Founding Brothers Analysis

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    Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis is based upon the men and woman who helped build America as to what it is today. They fought hard and long to share their opinions about how they wanted America to run. Throughout this book, we see different stories that show what these men and woman went through to set a foundation for the United States. These men and woman were a significant part in keeping the young republic alive and their friendships and disagreements show why they play a part in this. From…

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    Not only did it pave the way for independence for the Americans but it also set the precedent for the end of the traditional royal rule in Europe, even inspiring the French allies of the Americans during the American Revolution to lead their own revolt against their own king. Today, the document is often just known to have declared that the colonies wanted their independence from Britain; however, it expressed much more than just the desire for independence. With true eloquence, Thomas Jefferson…

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    John Locke, Adam Smith, and Thomas Hobbes are some of the most influential authors that lived during the 17th century. The 17th century was a time when democracy began to get its roots. During this time people were becoming get fed up with the way their government ran, and the way they were being treated. These authors spent their time writing very informational works about their thoughts on the government, its workings, and what was needed to make it successful. However, it takes more than…

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    Thelma And Louise Essay

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    In the movie Thelma and Louise we see a group of people that have formed their own type of law whether it was by choice or by force, but in the end they created a law that will allow them to survive in what they consider their world or their state of mind. Thomas Hobbes Characters Thomas Hobbes believed that the government is a Leviathan, which an artificially created system is created by human to keep control of people so they may have a peaceful and happy life. In this movie the only person…

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