Mount of the Holy Cross

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  • Personal Narrative: My Dream At The University Of Vernon Hill

    great-grandparents moved to a three-decker house on Vernon Hill. They sought a better life for their children by stressing the importance of education as the key to social and economic mobility. Three generations later, I am a rising sophomore at the College of the Holy Cross, located within a few miles of this neighborhood. Although I am living the American dream, I am keenly aware that many are not blessed with the opportunities that I have been given. In…

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  • Pentecostal Beliefs

    understanding from God. I learned that we must trust him at all times. This puts our faith in him and shows our love for God. The first thing I learned was the Holy Spirit prayer. The Holy Spirit prayer is a pray that we said in the beginning of each class. As a Pentecostal I was taught that repeating a prayer was less effective than praying to God directly the ability to pray through the bible. I learned that this prayer means a lot. The Holy Spirit prayer ask the Holy Spirit to joins us in…

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  • Knights Templar Research Paper

    ago! The Knights Templar were the first catholic order of knights ever to be endorsed by the church and the pope. They helped the pilgrims travel to the holy land, created the first big bank system and were also said to have found the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail. The Templar also were great builders of the lost times, so long ago. These men gave up many things to ensure that God’s word was heard and kept. The Knights Templar are one of the most well-known orders of knights from the…

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  • Moses Ten Commandments

    Evaluation of the Ten Commandments The ethical systems taught and displayed in Moses’ Ten Commandments and Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount are similar in many ways. Beginning with Moses, the greatest prophet of the Jewish faith was born in Egypt to Amram and Jochebed. Following the order for the killing of all newborn Hebrew males, Moses’ mother Jochebed sent her son down the River Nile in Egypt. Years later, Moses led the Hebrews out of Egypt to what is known as Caanan or “The Promised Land”. While…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Pacifism

    These Christians would have raised the cross as a banner against Saddam, Hitler, or Mao. There are church members who wanted to use preventative war to stop communist china from making atomic weapons before they could use them to endanger the United States. They would also advocate landing marines in Iraq before the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) got a strong foothold. Such anticipatory actions are based on the notion that our cause is consistently good, while that of our enemies is…

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  • The Silmarillion: A Study Of Tolkien's Christianity

    Because Tolkien has his own interpretation and belief in Christianity, he starts a new chapter of fiction novel, and uses many unique ways to express his Christian view of life to bear on his fictional scholarships. First of all, most of his myths have many parallels and connections to biblical stories. In The Silmarillion, a fantasy fiction novel of Tolkien’s mythopoeic works, Tolkien depicts the entire history of his fictional world, and there is a Holy Creator, who is named Ilúvatar. At the…

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  • Salvation And The Ten Commandments Essay

    sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross. As a follower of Jesus, I no longer try to live for myself but for him. As I follow Jesus and am lead by His Holy Spirit I seek to live a life of holiness. Paul confirms this when he states in Galatians 2:16-21, “ 15 We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners; 16 yet we know that a person is justified not by the works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ. And we have come to believe in Christ Jesus, so that we might be justified by…

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  • Sermon On The Mount Analysis Essay

    Matthew 7, in addition to emphasizing Jesus’ strong historical/cultural message on the Mount, makes use of some very poignant and effective literary devices to enhance and emphasize the message. Jesus is the one using these literary devices, as he concludes His Sermon on the Mount. Jesus uses a variety of metaphors, personifications, and parables to illustrate his message to and to teach the crowd in a coherent way that resonates with them. In verse 15, Jesus makes the notable comparison between…

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  • The Jesus I Never Knew Summary

    Review of Philip Yancey’s The Jesus I Never Knew In The Jesus I Never Knew, Philip Yancey’s unpretentious and unbiased examination of Jesus’ earthly walk, it is almost as if Mr. Yancey is interviewing Jesus himself. He candidly shares his personal doubts, fears and preconceptions from his own American twentieth century fundamental Christian upbringing, but attempts to set all that aside and look at the historical evidence available from several perspectives. With his unique journalistic…

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  • Short Story Of Jesus: The Hero's Journey

    These events show the road of trials because they lead the path to the cross and are essential for Jesus to fulfill his adventure. Even after the beating, being mocked, and while he on the cross, Jesus in a profound love says “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” (Luke 23:34). This would be when Jesus meets with the goddess because for anyone to go through that type of excruciating pain and mental abuse and still ask for the forgiveness of others is only driven by an infinite…

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