Epistle to the Romans

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  • The Ancient Roman Gladiatorial Games

    Spectacle and thrill were a major component of life in the ancient Roman empire. The gladiatorial games could perhaps be considered the favorite form of entertainment among Romans at the time. The gladiators themselves came from a variety of different walks of life. Roman spectacle took place in arenas, and they occurred in a great deal of forms. The gladiatorial games are often confused with gladiatorial executions; however, the two are in fact quite different. One question that has intrigued…

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  • Ephesians 3: 14-19 Analysis

    Introduction In perhaps one of the Apostle Paul’s most heartfelt prayers, Ephesians 3:14-19 paints the picture of how to be filled with the fullness of God. Paul appeals to the Lord for the church of Ephesus, not for freedom from sin or wrongdoings, but rather that they may use their foundation set upon the love of Christ to know how immeasurable His love truly is. He prays that the Ephesians may have faith, love, power, and knowledge, all so that they may know Christ. This prayer did not end…

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  • According To The Bible: What Is Canon?

    1:20-21, NET) “In these literary corpora, we find literary genres such as historical narratives, law codes, poetry, wisdom literature, prophecy, apocalyptic literature, biographic narratives, arts and letters. Some of the ‘letters’ are known as ‘epistles’, such as the books of Hebrews and James.” (Aarde…

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  • Compare And Contrast And Martin Luther's War

    their actions. Luther even sided with the noble’s response to the violence citing that the peasants deserved to be punished for their actions (CITE). Luther sided with the nobility due to St. Paul’s the Divine Rights of Kings in Romans 13:1-7 (CITE). In this epistle, it is said that all authorities are appointed by God, and should therefore not be resisted. Luther saw the nobility as appointments chosen by God and in turn, believed the rebels were doing the devil’s work by rebelling against…

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  • N. T. Wright's Paul: In Fresh Perspective

    While Wright regards himself as “deeply orthodox theologian”, or an evangelical with unswerving commitment to the Christian orthodoxy, some of his contemporaries see his influence in Pauline studies as “traversing denominational divides and attracting Roman…

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  • The Doctrine Of Atonement

    John is the constant underlying theme of the atonement seen in John the Baptist’s speech, Jesus’ talk with Nicodemus, the representation of Jesus as the Lamb of God and the Shepherd of his sheep, etc. Next we also see the atonement in Paul’s epistles. In Romans Paul pictures Jesus as the propitiation for our sins. Propitiation is a word in the Septuagint was used to describe the mercy seat of the ark of covenant under the two cherubim’s out stretched wings. The blood of the slain animal was…

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  • The Bible: The Twelve Disciples

    ambitious disciple. John was the only true disciple to not die a martyr’s death ("Who Were the 12 Disciples?"). Judas Iscariot was the disciple who betrayed Jesus. He was said to be a violent Jewish Nationalist who thought that Jesus would free them from Roman rule. He was appointed as the treasurer of the disciples and betrayed Jesus for thirty pieces of silver ("Who Were the 12 Disciples?"). Jude, the son of Alpheus and brother of James, was from Galilee. He wanted the world to know who Jesus…

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  • Protestant Vs English Reformation Essay

    The Protestant and English reformation were both reforms that took place in the 16th century against the Roman Catholic Church. Comparatively these reformations are alike and different in some sense. For example, both of these reforms were led by two leaders and went against the church’s beliefs for different purposes. King Henry VIII went against the church for personal reasons, whilst Martin Luther did so because the church could not offer him salvation amongst other reasons. Martin…

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  • Analysis Of Frederick Douglass 'The Suffrage Question'

    for its lack of abolitionist initiative. Quoting Isaiah, Douglass writes, “I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.” In the same article, “Nemesis,” Douglass echoes Paul’s Romans epistle, attending to creation’s groaning under the weight of racial slavery and its war: “The land is now to weep and howl, amid ten thousand desolations brought upon it by the sins of two centuries against millions on both sides of…

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  • Ephesus Research Paper

    Ephesus: Historical-Cultural Background Situated on the west coast of Asia Minor, Ephesus was the capital of the Roman province of Asia and one of the most influential cities on the main trade route from Rome to the East. (Metzger, 207). The city stood upon the sloping sides and at the base of two hills, Prion and Coressus, commanding a beautiful view; its climate was exceptionally fine, and the soil of the valley was unusually fertile (Banks). Ephesus lay at the mouth of the Cayster River and…

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