Matthew McConaughey

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  • The Law And Jesus's Relationship With The Law

    which as demonstrated in his sermons throughout the Gospels, was more about becoming intimate with God and being generous and compassionate to people around oneself. In fact, Jesus condemns some of the Pharisees as being brood of vipers, in Gospel of Matthew 12:34. The condemnation becomes particularly extensive and damning chapter 23, where Jesus lists out all the way why Pharisees are injust, including aforementioned forgetting of mercy and compassion. In the process, he even foreshadows…

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  • Gospel Of Luke And John Summary

    John begins his account of Christ’s life all the way back to the beginning of time and creation which is different from the physical birth found in the Gospel of Matthew and Luke. The main focus of the Gospel of John is the incredible story of a Jesus leaving heaven and coming to earth to save man. His emphasis on the deity of Christ is more so than the other three Gospels. John refers to Jesus as the Word of God…

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  • Genealogy Of Jesus In The Four Gospels

    includes the Gospels According to Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John as the first four books, and they offer the most significant source of the life and teaching of Jesus Christ. Though there are some similar stories related to Jesus in these books, the four Gospels give four distinctive accounts of Jesus ' life, earthly ministry, teaching, and resurrection. Among these dissimilarities, one most obvious and principal difference is the record of Jesus’ genealogy. Both Matthew and Luke offer the family…

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  • Book Of Mark Book Review

    I read the book of Mark annually when going through the Bible with my Sunday school class but I’ve never done a deep review or study of this book. For me Mark has always seemed a little less organized then Matthew. Mark provides an excellent resource of for information of the things that Jesus said during his time on earth but for me I generally reference the other gospels more frequently then the book of Mark. Now after reading it again and remembering that Mark was with Peter and Paul I’m…

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  • Matthew 14: 22-33 Analysis

    In the passage Matthew 14:22 – 33, Matthew describes the scene in which the boat housing the disciples is being fiercely beaten by the waves in the ocean. The disciples have been alone, straining at the oars and struggling against the wind and the water for hours to keep afloat and they are tired. It isn’t until the fourth watch of the night that Jesus appears to them in the middle of the sea, walking on water. The disciples are fearful and Jesus dispels any doubts they may have had by using…

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  • The Koran And Old Testament Analysis

    questions then do what you have learned. This is a new view on things; you have a choice of how you live. The Sermon on the Mount is a collection of sayings and teachings of Jesus in the New Testament, and occupies chapters 5, 6 and 7 of the Gospel of Matthew, and one of the most beautiful stories of the New Testament. It focuses on love and humility rather than force. As I mentioned earlier, Augustine was a fourth and fifth-century theologian and philosopher, and considered this a perfect…

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  • Jesus Crucifixion In Catherine Marshall's Story Bible

    Jesus’ Crucifixion Hundreds of different children’s Bibles have been published throughout the world. However, many of them do not contain accurate details, which ends up taking away from the historical accuracy by losing sight of the purpose of the Biblical account. Catherine Marshall’s Story Bible does an excellent job at keeping the stories accurate and purposeful; specifically, the account relating to Jesus’ crucifixion in Luke 23. When evaluated next to The Bible, Catherine Marshall’s Story…

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  • John The Baptist Chapter 3 Analysis

    In the begging of chapter three in the Gospel according to Luke the message of John the Baptist is presented. In the first fourteen verses of this chapter, the author tells the story of John the Baptist and what he is intending to do with his ministry. Many come to him to be baptized and with every type of person, John has a message. This message is still appropriate to us in this day and age. He calls us all to “Prepare the way for the Lord”! Before this passage can be analyzed it is imperative…

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  • The Gospel Of Mark Analysis

    I chose to do my analytical review on The Gospel of Mark. Mark is known as The Gospel of the Wonder-Working Servant. The book of Mark is written by John Mark, in Rome between 60-70 c.e. Mark’s beginning of religious followings came when he accompanied Barnabas and Paul on the first missionary journey. After that journey Barnabas wanted to take Mark on the second journey, but Paul would not let him go because he said he was a failure, so Barnabas and Paul went back to Cypress. According to the…

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  • Small Group Ministry

    We understand discipleship is crucial to the well being of Christians so there must be a plan in place for Christians to fully become disciples of Christ. I believe this is done through small group ministry. Scripture states, “We proclaim Him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. To this end I labor, struggling with all energy, which so powerfully works in me” (Col.1:28-29 NIV). We must strive to place people in small groups for…

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