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  • Elijah

    Pick Up the Mantle In 2 Kings 2:13, Elisha picks up the mantle that had been left behind by Elijah, symbolizing the passing on of the ministry to Elisha. God had not only chosen Elisha, but gave him the mantle, the covering of His Holy Spirit, to give him power and show his election and rite of succession. With this power Elisha was able to do great works for the Lord. God had chosen His only begotten son, equipping Him with the power to raise the dead, to give sight to the blind, to perform the impossible in the midst of unbelief, and to die for the sins of the whole world, all in order to bring His creation back to Himself. Yet, none of this would occur until Christ’s baptism by John at the Jordan River. As John baptizes Jesus, the passing…

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  • Elijah Pierson And Elijah Pierson

    God, all that mattered was your social status. Elijah Pierson and Robert Matthews grew up in that time but didn’t agree with it as their elders did. As a child, Elijah Pierson was raised in a church in New Jersey. “Elijah descended from one of the more important families in the history of American Puritanism.…

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  • Prophets In The Prophet

    Old Testament, we see great prophets emerge during times of great injustice. Among these great prophets is Elijah, an Israelite and worshiper of God under during the reign of Ahab and his murderous, idolatrous wife Jezebel. Ahab himself let his uncertainty and fear drive his passivity, which, even more so, gave way to Jezebel’s evil desires. As Ahab & Jezebel ruled, a severe famine and drought spread across Samaria. According to scholars, this devastation in Samaria lasted anywhere from two…

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  • Exegetical Essay: Description Of King Ahab

    Ahab disregarded this and went to war disguised as a commoner. An arrow was shot between his armour, he died later that evening and his body was returned to Samaria where he was buried. His blood stained chariot was washed by the pool in Samaria and dogs licked his blood as prophesied by the prophet Elijah. “38 They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; the dogs licked up his blood, and the prostitutes washed themselves in it, according to the word of the Lord that he had spoken.” i…

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  • 1 Kings 17: 1-16 Analysis

    In 1 Kings 17:1-16, the reader is encountering the prophet Elijah, the Tishbite of Tishbe in Gilead, for the very first time. Ahab’s reign to King took place in 1 Kings 16, in which he is judged for provoking the anger of God more so than all of his predecessors had done. During 1 Kings 17, we see Elijah announcing to Ahab the coming of a drought that will end on his say-so only. The drama ultimately unfolds itself and runs through the end of chapter 18, which concerns itself with the…

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  • Praxis Of Worship Essay

    different churches. Each church has its own set of practices. One church upholds the practices of the early Apostolic Church. The other church upholds the practices of a preservation society. On one hand, the Apostolic Church never changes its position on right practice (though some of its practices continually change). Preservation societies, on the other hand, continually shift their Orthopraxis to accommodate the congregational sensitivity. Jeremiah 's cracked cistern symbolizes the…

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  • The Spirit Of Elijah Analysis

    Elijah was known for being a prophet. “His example of trusting in God’s word is the best one we can find in the Old Testament prophets.” Elijah confronted Ahab two times, once when devaluing God granting inheritance of the land and the second is the murder of Naboth. Elijah confronted Baal and his rule, because people believed that Baal could control the rains. “ Yet the rains were a gift of Yahweh, not Baal; Yahweh decided when it would rain. Baal’s followers thought him dead when drought…

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  • Analysis Of A Homemade Education By Malcolm X

    Both talk about through change and self-determination, one can achieve greatness; not only for themselves, but for the people surrounding them. Malcolm X was a self-driven man who wanted to empower people, like Elijah Muhammad, but he knew he needed education to speak properly. Plato talked about a prisoner who if set free from his restraints and introduced to enlightenment, would take every step possible to pursue knowledge. When I realized I wanted to own my own businesses and be an…

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  • Malcolm X Assassination Analysis

    stuck with him for the rest of his life. Earl little was a Baptist minister and a Pan-African activist. His role model was the Famous Black Nationalist and Pan African activist Marcus Garvey. Garvey’s teaching were circulated throughout the little home. He preached black pride and strength amongst his children. At the age of six, Malcolm’s father was brutally murdered by the white supremacist group the Ku Klux Klan. As he got older, Malcolm began getting involved in drugs. By 1946, was sent to…

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  • Short Essay On Elijah Of Buxton

    Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis is the recipient of the 2008 Coretta Scott King Author Award. Elijah of Buxton is the story of Elijah Freeman an eleven-year-old boy in Buxton, Canada, a settlement for runaway slaves. Elijah is unlike the others in his community; he was the first child to be born free, he’s fragile, and mischievous. However, in attempt to prove that he is more than a trouble maker, Elijah goes on a dangerous journey in attempt to help a friend. While on his adventure,…

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