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  • Samuel Johnson's Grief In Hamlet

    The Grief of Hamlet and Samuel Johnson In Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Hamlet’s murder of his father, the King of Denmark, spun him into bitter grief and he became weary of the world, which seemed to him as an “unweeded garden, where all the wholesome flowers were choked up, and nothing but weeds could survive” (Lamb & Lamb, 2010, p. 321). Comparably, Samuel Johnson grieved the death of his wife, Tetty and eighteen year later, his sadness is as intense as the day she perished, as Johnson wrote, “When I recollect the time in which we lived together, my grief for her departure is not abated” (Johnson, S. p. 27). Samuel Johnson and Shakespeare’s Hamlet, suffered depression, doubt and harassment, and yet, the sustaining power in their response is vastly different, whereas, Johnson establishes protective power with God, Hamlet chooses to muster power in himself at the expense of others, including himself. Samuel Johnson lived during, “ The Age of Johnson,” named because of his many marvelously literary works in England in the mist of England’s mid 1700s. Johnson offered his grief in Prayers and Meditations as a humble servant…

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  • Feminist Role Model In True Grit By Charles Portis

    mindset), God defines feminism for us. Proverbs 31:10-26 declares, “Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies… [she] worketh willingly with her hands…. She reacheth forth her hands to the needy… She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness” (Authorized King James Version). In these verses, The Bible clarifies and defines the role of women as being selfless, charitable, and kind. According to the creation story in The Bible, God created Adam…

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  • Grieving Book Reflection

    Reflecting back over the information captured from reading their book has given me a clearer sense of how God’s people can perish due to the lack of knowledge (Hosea 4:6, King James Version). Although, I too agree with Leming and Dickerson (2011) that grievers need support and assistance during their bereavement process, sometimes I find it difficult to do so because of not knowing how or what support to offer. Because of that, I will refrain from giving any support for the fear of…

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  • Business For The Glory Of God Analysis

    This would include ownership, money, inequality of possessions, competition, attitudes of heart, and effect on world poverty. Each one of these task if carried out right can be a powerful tool to show God’s unconditional love to those who are not saved. For actions always speak louder than words. For this is talked about throughout the Bible. A good example of this would be James 3:13, “Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with…

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  • The Issue Of Morality In Mere Christianity By C. S. Lewis

    In his classic work “Mere Christianity,” C. S. Lewis describes a basic Christian worldview. A significant theme Lewis discusses is the issue of morality and its meaning in relation to God and to one another. Where does morality come from and how does one become moral? Lewis contends that all ethics originate with God and that human beings cannot be truly moral apart from the transforming work of Jesus Christ. In a chapter entitled, “The Three Parts of Morality,” Lewis proposes that one part of…

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  • Hebrew And Aramaic Analysis

    because the translator’s preference and the specific words used in the text can lead to several translations emerging with slight differences between each version. Even seemingly straight-forward…

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  • Morality In Mere Christianity By C. S. Lewis

    originates with God, Lewis argues, nor can man be truly moral apart from the transforming work of Jesus Christ. In a chapter entitled, “The Three Parts of Morality,” Lewis suggests that one part of morality is the “tidying up” of one’s self on the inside, in other words, to “first clean the inside of the cup” (Matthew 23:25-28, New International Version). Further, in the chapter I wish to discuss “Nice People or New Men,”…

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  • Long Term Satisfaction Case Study

    working with the client for a certain time frame and them achieving goals can help them to have confidence in themselves and empower them to see they are quite capable to help themselves and see that short-term immediate satisfaction is not always the right choice. The devotional talks about the sweets of life (short-term gratification) and a social worker can help a client by letting them see and accept the meat and potatoes of life (long-term satisfaction). “But the worries of this life, the…

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  • Bible Translation

    There are many versions and translations of the bible, just as there are many types of people reading the bible there are many different versions to accommodate the variety of people reading . Although all of the versions and translations are accurate and there is an overall message for each verse that all the versions stick to, there are definitely a lot of differences among the versions. The above table shows the differences among just three versions of the same verse. The First translation,…

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  • Effective Shepherding In Your Church: A Case Study

    shepherd leader must weed out (Matthew 13:24-43 [New King James Version]). Fortunately, there are tools available to defend flocks against these types of dangers. The Apostle Paul discusses the armor of God in Ephesians 6:11-24 for defending against these evils: Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age,…

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