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  • The Apostasy Of Jude's Epistle (65 AD)

    Jude is known as the brother of James and the half brother of Jesus. It is said that Jude was written in 65 AD. Jude was writing to those who were teaching false; teaching in the Church and Jude warns those who turn away from Christ yet those who seek to know God are example of apostasy. The epistle of Jude was written to help the Christians to follow after the true and living God. Thus, not to be deceive by lies, to live a life of sin and still claim to be a follower of God is a sin. Jude gives a warning to those who follow after these false teaching. Jude the brother of James and the oldest half brother of Jesus (Jobes, 2011)the author who wrote the epistle in 65 AD. Some scholars believe the book was written by someone else by using Jude’s name. Scholars argue that if the brother of Jesus wrote this letter, then it would have been written within that generation, which would have been written in the year of 80 AD (Jobes, 2011). These scholars believe the time of the epistle was written is not of the time of the Great Commission (v17). Some of Jude’s audience were located in Jerusalem and in Palestine, however, near Antioch in Syria. Jobes write, “the fact that Jude had planning to write to them anyway, even before the crisis of heresy relationship…

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  • Johannine Epistle Relationship

    Student Name : Al Fayez Fayez Intertextual Connection between Johannine Epistle and the Gospel of John Introduction The Gospel of john and the johannine message are both believed to have been written by the same author; John the disciple of Jesus. Although there are different opinions about the authorship of the writing of John, there are several facts and evidences that show that the epistles may have been written by John. With that assumption, it is clear that there are so many…

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  • Reflection Of An Outsider Biography

    The majority of this year was spent on improving our writing for the first three targets, though the fourth is still relevant and important in crafting polished essay. As the year progressed, I began to see myself more easily spotting errors of syntax, spelling, and other cosmetic details. To demonstrate my ability to revise based on the feedback of others and my own opinions, I chose to revisit my Insider/Outsider Biography, paper 1.1. Coming back to this piece after several months, I…

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  • Epistle On Sufism

    Guillermo Vasquez Ms. Bauman Essay 1 – Midterm 1 March 2016 Topic: Compare and contrast The Cloud of Unknowing and The Epistle on Sufism in relationship to how it relates to God, specifically between love, knowledge, and humility. The Cloud of Unknowing and The Epistle on Sufism, are both considered mysticisms because they both agree on the belief that direct knowledge of God, spiritual truth, or ultimate reality can be attained through subjective experience. In other words, a religious…

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  • Romans As A Proclamation Of Peace With God Analysis

    Haacker breaks down the chapter using a variety of subheadings to discuss the major theological concerns. Though there are many subheadings, the reader is not lost due to the organization of the four major headings: 1) Romans as a proclamation of peace with God and on earth. Haacker explores how peace is a distinctive idea in Romans. Haacker points out that Romans contains four proclamations of peace: peace with God, peace between Jews and Gentiles, between Christians and the surrounding world,…

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  • Paul's Argument Analysis

    In several of Paul’s letters, he begins with a description of himself that lends to his primary argument. For example, in Romans 1:1, Paul calls himself, “Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for God.” And in Galatians 1:1, he calls himself, “Paul, an apostle—sent neither by human commission nor from human authorities but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead.” For other examples, see Philemon 1:1 and Philippians 1:1. Although my…

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  • Epistle In The Book Of Hebrews

    Epistles are also written for a specific purpose, to clarify teaching, to rebuke, explain, correct false teaching, or to expand on Jesus’ teaching. According to Mel Lawrenz, “Epistles are “occasioned” texts, and so we need to get at the circumstances that led to them being written.” Whether Hebrews is a letter or a sermon, it was clearly written to a Messianic Jewish audience that was struggling, under persecution, and the “temptation to apostasy or reversion was severe enough that the letter…

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  • Pauline Epistle Summary

    The purpose of this study is not to prove the authenticity of the Pastoral Epistles. This work is an attempt, to evaluate some of the most important arguments that have been made against Pauline authorship.Some of the objections to Paul’s authorship of the Pastorals focus on the linguistic characters of the letters, historical background of the letters, organization of the church and the doctrinal content of the letters. The Linguistic Character of the Pastorals…

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  • Reicky Epistle Analysis

    The Inevitability of Works in Living Faith For almost hundreds of years scholars have tried to interpret and reconcile the controversial convictions presented by The Epistle of James. In particular, James 2:14-26 received the most attention as it has often been identified as a contradiction to the doctrine of Pauline Epistles that “justification is achieved by faith alone” . Martin Luther even scrutinized the canonicity of James and denounced it as “right strawy epistle”. Upon reading the…

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  • Exegesis And Epistles Analysis

    Gospels and Epistles Matthew, Mark, Luke and John are the four Gospels which contain the rich history of Jesus ' life, death and Resurrection, which is the Good News that we as His follower 's need to share with other people (New International Version, Matthew 5:14-16). These books were written as eyewitness narratives of Jesus ' miracles and teachings so they are accurate historical records of Jesus ' life and sayings as a man here on earth. The epistles contain parts of theology and…

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