John the Apostle

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  • John Book Of Revelation

    John writes the book of Revelation to testify “to everything he saw” of the testimony given to him by Jesus Christ. He recorded his vision from Christ “for the benefit of…Christians throughout history”. He wrote to the seven churches in the provinces of Asia to urge his readers to “be ready at all times for the Last Judgment and the establishment of God’s kingdom.” While Revelation is not, as some assume, a secret code to unlock the future, it is a great resource to Christians so that they can look forward to the second coming of Christ, and the establishment of Christ’s kingdom on earth. In fact, scholars estimate that “278 out of 404 verses in Revelation” contain references to the Old Testament. Compared to the entirety of Paul’s letters…

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  • The Apostle Peter Analysis

    research methodology used for this biography on Peter is a scholarly evaluation. While there were many popular sources (pastors or specialist) available on this topic, they often adapted their findings to appeal to a general audience. Additionally, these popular sources mainly offer a quick and sometimes bias overview of the life of Peter rather than an objective and comprehensive academic account. Therefore, popular sources were not used for research in writing this paper. The selected…

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  • Apostle Paul's Argument Analysis

    states "Let women learn in quietness.... I do not permit women to teach or to exercise authority over a man... she is to remain quiet." In order to best understand Paul 's statement, we must focus on three words which are "quietness (ἡσυχίᾳ),"permit (ἐπιτρέπω)," and "exercise authority (αὐθεντεῖν)." "Quietness... (γυνὴ ἐν ἡσυχίᾳ μανθανέτω ἐν πάσῃ ὑποταγῇ:)" Philip Payne suggests that for this reason, Apostle Paul has commanded a woman to learn in quietness, instead of professing false godliness…

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  • Saint Michael The Archangel Analysis

    Classe, Ravenna, Italy. The mosaic has an Arche which is known as the triumphal Arche. On top of this art piece we see “God” holding a book and on each side of him are the symbols of angels. Below that image is the of Jerusalem and Bethlehem with an image of sheep indicating that they are going into heaven. On each side of the cross there is a sign of Alpha and Omega which is a sign for the begging and the end it shows that Christ is all things. This is a very powerful image with a powerful…

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  • Thecla's Role In The Acts Of Paul

    Introduction: “Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: ‘It is well for a man not to touch a woman.’” This is according to the Apostle Paul in his first letter to the Corinthians. Although Saint Paul goes on to say that it is better for one to be married to avoid sexual immorality, historians widely believe that his sexual ethics, especially in relation to virginity, played a significant role in the lives of Christians, especially young women, throughout the early Church. The Acts of…

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  • Simon Peter: The Denier, The Rock

    Simon Peter—The Believer, The Denier, The Rock Jesus had twelve particular apostles to whom he entrusted his ministry, including Matthew, Thomas, and Simon Peter (356). Simon was a fisherman who left his life to follow Jesus. Jesus gave him the name Peter, which comes from the Latin word “petra,” which means rock (Matthew 4:18). Jesus told Peter that he was the rock upon which Jesus would build the Church (Matthew 16:18). Mark, one of the four Evangelists, was a disciple of Peter. Mark’s gospel…

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  • Number 7 In The Book Of Revelation

    the earth in the days of judgment, sounds like something you would hear in the trailer of an apocalyptic thriller. Well in fact the book of Revelation which is the last book in the Bible speaks of an apocalyptic prophecy; the book is written by the Apostle John who is imprisoned on the island of Patmos. John, an elderly man, receives a vision of this revelation from an angel and was instructed to write what he had seen. The book encourages Christians to prepare for the return of the savior Jesus…

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  • The Book Of Revelation Essay

    University and author of Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, & Politics in the Book of Revelation, attempts to demystify the Book of Revelation, interpreting the book in the historical context of the time of its assumed author, John of Patmos. She emphasizes that Revelation is wartime literature, written as anti-Roman propaganda, and she asserts that apocalyptic literature…

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  • Michael Bird's The Saving Righteousness Of God

    researched and documented apostles is as a result of his contribution to Christianity being noteworthy and him being an interesting to influence Christianity. Michael Bird has written before about understanding the different perspectives of Paul in some earlier works; The Saving Righteousness of God and A Bird’s-Eye View of Paul in 2007 and 2008 respectively. 1So he is not a stranger to Paul’s contribution and his works but rather…

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  • Hebrews Chapter 12 Verses 1 And 2 Analysis

    The apostle Paul, in Hebrews chapter 12 verses 1 and 2, uses Jesus as the example of how we should live our lives. He admonishes the reader to run with perseverance the race set before them. Looking deeper into the thoughts of this particular phrase one can surmise that not every race is identical. Each runner with have a different course and be expected to run it at a different pace. Further, some runners will be long distance runners, some will be sprinters, and some will be a combination of…

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