God in Christianity

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  • Essay On The Apostle's Creed

    The three ‘I believe’ statements in the Apostles’ Creed are used to explain who is God and what he is doing in the world. It states, “I believe in God… I believe in Jesus Christ… I believe in the Holy Spirit” (Christian Reformed Church, 2015). As the creed is seen as the proclamation of Christian faith, we can see faith as something personal and subjective. “Christian…

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  • The Bible: The First Five Old Testament Books

    Bible is inspired by the word of god. The messages & lessons were told to a select few directly from the father himself. God spoke to David, Solomon, Moses, Joshua & many more directly. The Bible was not simply dictated word for word by God; it's also the work of its many different human authors.…

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  • Jonathan Edwards Personal Narrative Analysis

    The Paradox of Nature with God and Nature’s Reality in Jonathan Edwards “Personal Narrative” The “Personal Narrative” of Jonathan Edwards is an account of how Edwards was converted to the work of Christianity. It personally relays how Edwards gains his desire to work for the Lord, and gives a detailed account of his doubts and strengths. However, while this narrative focuses on Edwards Christian conversion, there are also a lot of elements concerning nature. In fact, almost every time Edwards…

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  • Beowulf And The Grapes Of Wrath Analysis

    Wrath seem to incorporate Christ figures or representations of God. First, in Beowulf, Robert Stevick has a different viewpoint with Beowulf following along with Christianity. In his article, “Christian Elements and the Genesis of ‘Beowulf,’” Stevick said “Beowulf does have some Christian virtues and fights against monsters that could double as Christian symbols of evil, but he hardly seems to be a Christ-figure, a pre-Christian thane of God, or a serious candidate for a medieval fighting…

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  • Comparing Kierkegaard's Fear And Trembling

    What is faith? According to Merriam-Webster, there are three main definitions of faith: 1) it is an allegiance to duty or a person. 2) It is a belief and trust in and loyalty to God or the traditional doctrines of a religion 3) it is a firm belief in something for which there is no proof. Faith is an idea that is used to fill the gap that people encounter between reasons and conclusions. Like other ideas, and theories, presented in philosophy there are usually multiple opposing sides to one…

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  • Christian Worldview Criminal Justice

    Criminal Justice When God engineered the world, He factioned law and government into the equation. Humans are encouraged to abide in being just throughout the Bible. Although this is life and not heaven, humans do have the capability to emulate God’s character of justice and righteousness. All of humankind originate from God, therefore all have God’s DNA; ergo, being as God is just (Deuteronomy 32:4), humans naturally desire justice for crimes. Integrating Christianity regarding pursuing…

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  • Christian Worldviews And Worldview

    How does one view God or Gods? Are there many Gods just as Greek Mythology figures such as Zeus- God of the Sky, Poseidon- God of the Sea, or Ares – God of War? Or is there one God whom the Bible speaks about who created the heavens and the earth and everything on it? These are just a few questions that come to mind when focusing on Christian Worldviews and worldviews in general. Christians are passionate about proclaiming their love and faith for the one who went to Calvary cross for their sins…

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  • Today's Quote In The Bible

    important to learn and share, because they are needed in our daily lives thinking, working, negotiating, and practicing good deeds in our lives. Stop blaming the churches for your personal failure and lack of interest in God. Blame yourself and your pride for walking away from God, like Adam and Eve. Your excuses and explanations are merely lies of old. Matters Now What matters now is that you pick up the plow and farm your own land, pulling…

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  • Descartes As Contrasted In Machiavelli's The Prince

    In Discourse, any reader is quick to learn that Descartes is discussing previous topics or ideas that Machiavelli himself also deliberated on as well. The works of both these philosophers present the student with various ways to look at God, along with humans, and the Church. Though their viewpoints agree and disagree, Machiavelli had a significant influence on the works of Descartes. Overall, by comparing and contrasting the various thoughts and opinions of Machiavelli and Descartes the reader…

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  • Phrases In The Book 'Half Truths' By Adam Hamilton

    such as “everything happens for a reason, God helps those who help themselves, and God said it, I believe it, that settles it.” Pastor Hamilton uses scriptural references from the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Bible to break down these phrases and clarify the meaning of them to his readers. He also expresses that although most people have good intentions for quoting these phrases, they “…can sometime hurt people and lead people to conclusions about God that not only are not true but that…

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