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    Consisting of 1,196 chapters and kandas and 55,102 verses combined, the Christian Bible and the Ramayana of Valmiki are two of the most important sacred texts of their respective religions (Kizziah, “King James Bible Statistics”; “Ramayana: Organization”). The Christian Bible, an ancient religious text consisting of both the Old and New Testaments, uses multiple narratives and parables to convey important values and themes. Christianity follows the teachings of the Old Testament, which contains…

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    A Synopsis: Nehemiah

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    Shannon Fouts BIBL 5023 Graduate Survey of the Bible Dr. Grant Testut July 18, 2015 Introduction On a mission to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem, Nehemiah returned to the city in 445 B.C. commissioned by the Persian king, Artaxerxes. Among the relatively few people returning from exile and the surviving Jewish remnant, Nehemiah travailed to reestablish a sense of community and to give the people recognized political status and protection from the surrounding opposition…

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    Biblical Prophecy Paper

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    an understanding through the use of oracular vision. Interpretative Implications for Biblical Prophecy Prophecy is God’s message to a particular person, a particular group of people and sometimes to all humanity. It is not necessarily foretelling the future all the time. However, a vast majority of prophecy in the Bible speaks of the future. Due to prophecy being some of the hardest literature to read, knowing the historical context is essential to really to understand what is being said.…

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    Making the world and everything on it young. This ideal that the earth is young is not a new ideal and has been around since between 700 and 735 AD, when a monk by the name of Venerable Bede claimed the creation of the world was in 3952 BC. Many other people have placed the creation in the time frame of 3961 through 4004 BC. The Young Earth creationism view will show Biblical support, along with evidence dating and theologian James Ussher’s important key points. Genesis goes through the…

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    The first person that I chose to present my story to was my mother, Jan. I chose her because of the insight that she gives on the Bible and on life, and because of her continual faith in God through everything that she has been through, whether it’s hard or easy. I really look up to her in the way that she deals with hard times. She always chooses to believe that everything will be okay in the end, and that God has a plan for it all. I thought it would be perfect to tell her about this and ask…

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    skills, I think he gained his word and knowledge from God his father. I believe God spoke through Jesus to share the importance of believing in him. In the bible there are many occurrences of God speaking to people in many ways, so there is no doubt to me Jesus was his son and that God chose him to be probably one of the most important people in religious…

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    The Christian Old Testament and The Hebrew Bible are one and the same, this is what has been taught by some Christian sects for as long I have been a Christian , however this is not true as I have come to learn, the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament Bible are not identical. These texts the Christian Old Testament and The Hebrew Bible are texts that are strongly related to Christian and Jewish identity and ideology. One distinction that makes them different is that ,…

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    Before deciding to attend CTS my first initial desire was to learn the bible, become a minister and eventually teach the bible. My knowledge of the bible is very limited. I feel as though if I began with the bible first my life will be guided in the right direction as the Lord intended and everything else will all fall in place and be added onto my life. (Matthew 6:33). My family life was not based from a strong religious back ground and is now becoming more religiously and spiritually…

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    Traces of religious messages can be found just about everywhere in life. Sometimes it requires a finely tuned ear to fully grasp or understand them; however, this is not the case with The Muppet Christmas Carol. There are explicit references and plot lines that directly relate to biblical themes. Two very prominent themes in this movie that can be found in all four New Testament Gospels are: help those in need when possible (stewardship), and forgiveness. Stewardship is seen when Scrooge is…

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    in 586 B.C.E., the people became known as “yehudim” or Jews. The name “Judah” in Hebrew literally translates to “praise.” The name originates from Leah, Judah’s mother, praising god after giving birth to four healthy boys. She says in Genesis 29, “this time I will praise God.” This idea of “praise” has carried through for centuries. To be a Jew is to live with a constant attitude of gratitude, for God has been their to secure our safety and our vitality when generations of people attempt to…

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