Gnostic Gospels

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  • Babylonian Exile: Chapter Analysis

    The impact of the Babylonian Exile occurred when Cyrus of Persia entered Babylon on October 30th, 539 B.C. Due to his entrance in Babylon, the Jewish captives were released to go home and rebuild their community and lives. The city that was being rebuilt by the Jews was nothing too spectacular and most of the returners were citizens of another nation. The nation tended to lack multiple national boundaries which resulted in making the social boundaries stronger. They acquired more of a…

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  • Prosperity Gospel Teaching Essay

    Different people interrupt the gospel differently. There is a small group of pastor who believe in prosperity gospel teaching. This is the idea where if you donate money to the church, God will reward you later with good fortune. This idea sound great. However certain people have had negative situation with this belief. One person gives money to the church instead of buying her medication and ultimately lost her life. The lists on similar situation happen daily. Some may be thinking does…

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  • Personal Narrative: The White Hat

    their motto “real people, real life” by developing a place where people are welcome while creating a friendly atmosphere. Rock Point has a purpose to guide people in a deep relationship with Jesus and to let people hear the message of Jesus and His Gospel. My family is looking for a church that does these exact things because we want to draw closer to Jesus and better understand the Word of the Bible. Rock Point, by far, is the ideal church for my family because it meets our expectations of…

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  • Jesus: The Messiah In The New Covenant

    Through scripture the prophets paint a portrait for us of what it will be like when Messiah comes again. I choose to write about the portrait that that Jesus was the Messiah. Matthew, a Jew, records for us in the New Covenant that though no man knows the day nor hour, we can see the signs for His return. The days will be like the days of Noah when people carried on their activities without thinking of the LORD and scorned those who warned of coming judgment (Matthew 24). The Lord has come to…

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  • Acts Chapter 9 Summary

    In Acts Chapter 9, the story of Saul’s conversion is the main focus. We are told that while he was journeying near Damascus, the Lord spoke to him. A bright light came from the skies and those who were accompanying Saul were overwhelmed as they could hear a voice, but they could not see who was speaking. Acts Chapter 10 is about Peter and his interaction with Cornelius. Cornelius was a centurion of the Italian band. The author tells us that he was a God-fearing man who, although not a Jew and…

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  • Joel Osteen: The Evangelist In The Bible Expand

    adapting to its culture by preaching prosperity. He is what some call a master motivator, while others would say He is an evangelist in every sense of the word. Evangelist in the Bible Expand. a "publisher of glad tidings;" a missionary preacher of the gospel (Eph. 4:11). This title is applied to Philip (Acts 21:8), who appears to have gone from city to city preaching the word (8:4, 40). In 1 Corinthians 15:1-4, uplifts this gift. His Prosperity Theology is sometimes criticized in that He tends…

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  • The Crucifixion: The Dream Of The Rood

    several the Gnostic schools however,the doctrine of these schools was to refute that God, in the form of Christ, had taken human form and were allowed to suffer and die on the cross. The doctrine suggested that, human body is composed of matter, and therefore evil. However, the spirit is eternal ,making the body of Christ, that suffered and died on the cross nothing more than mere illusion. Several the apocryphal Gospels contained such docetic ideas and thought; these included The Gospel…

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  • The Importance Of A Divine Calling On My Life

    Mexico, during the first eighteen months of confessing Christ as my Lord and Savior. These two experiences compel me to complete a Master of Arts degree at Colorado Christian University (CCU) to better equip myself to share, speak, preach and teach the gospel of my Lord, Jesus Christ. I first heard God calling me at the young age of seventeen. My first seventeen…

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  • Book Of Acts: Chapter Summary

    (11:19-21). We come now to a major turning point in the book of Acts. In Acts 1:8 Jesus commissioned His disciples to be His witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in all Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth. We have seen how the gospel spread throughout Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria and now to the Gentile world. As we look at the inception of the Antioch church I want us to observe three sub points in this first heading. I. The blessings of persecution (19). Chapter…

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  • Parish Planning Pros And Cons

    Jim Lundholm-Eades, the author of chapter three, again offers more insightful information in chapter twelve by looking at the subject of “Parish Planning.” In this section of the book, Lundholm-Eades explores how good parish planning is structured around communio (i.e. communion) and missio (i.e. mission). When communio and missio come together in a parish, the pastor and the parishioners are better enabled to read “the signs of the times, deciding what is important at this time, when to do…

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