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  • Catholic Christology

    In the Old Testament, we find many examples of God teaching his people. For instance, in the book of Genesis God teaches Adam and Eve about creation and how they are going to take care of the earth and all what it contains. in the book of Exodus, we see that God teaches his people through the Decalogue and the laws that he gives his people in order to help them form their hearts and minds. In addition, through his prophets, God also taught his people throughout the years. In the New Testament we…

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  • Exegetical Essay: Is Suicide A Form Of Death?

    they will not make it to paradise. Human life is a gift, taking human life is a sin in which is against God’s highest creation. According to the Old Testament, there are five records of suicides. What makes this a terrible act is not taking an innocent life but it constitutes upon God himself. The question is, is this an unpardonable sin? The Old Testament speaks about five men: Abimelech, Saul, Ahithophel, Zimri, and Judas. Abimelech was wounded by a woman who dropped a stone on his head and…

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  • Lois And Eunice Research Paper

    Lois and Eunice, the Grandmother and Mother of Timothy One of the godly Christian families which are recorded in the New Testament is Timothy’s family. From the Letter of Paul in 2 Timothy 1:5, one could see how this family was a highlight. “When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.” These are two influential women for Timothy, his grandmother and his mother. The Bible…

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  • What Is Salvation?

    In (eph 4:22,24) it states “You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; 23 to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness”. The old man represents the corrupt nature with which all men enter this world (Horne, 1971, p 80). By “putting off “does not mean its destruction but its displacement…

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  • Examples Of Hard Universalism

    We live in a society that have different moral differences. It is hard for people to actually understand the concept of right and wrong. Because, not everyone shares the same idea of what constitutes decent behavior. Rosenstand has four major paths to choose from. There is nihilism, ethical relativism, soft universalism, and hard universalism. They are all very different, she puts nihilism and hard universalism one opposite ends of a spectrum. After reading these moral beliefs, I am…

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  • I Heard A Loud Voice Analysis

    Verse 3 – “And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, ‘Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people and He will dwell with them. They will be His people, and God Himself will be with them and be their God”. In King James Version, “I heard a great voice” stands for “a loud voice” in NIV. “This is the first great voice from the throne that they have encountered”, while the hearers will have by this time encountered a number of voices from heaven, and even a voice from the throne…

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  • Exegesis And Epistles Analysis

    historical records of Jesus ' life and sayings as a man here on earth. The epistles contain parts of theology and instructions for the Church to live as the body of Christ. There are some similarities and differences in how to interpret each of these New Testament books, which both include the process of exegesis and hermaneutics.…

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  • Jesus Ministry Summary

    In this passage Luke summarizes the beginning of Jesus’ ministry, including his teaching, miraculous deeds, and calling of his first disciples. Jesus declares that the time has come for God’s promises to be fulfilled. The hopes revealed in the Old Testament start becoming true through his life and ministry. Luke emphasizes that Jesus is Messiah, who is sent by God the Father to proclaim and demonstrate the Good News. We see that not everyone is open to this, as Jesus meets some opposition…

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  • Martin Luther's Theory Of The Reformation In Zwingli

    unbaptized are part of the elect. 6.2.3. Law and Gospel According to Zwingli, God has revealed His basic will throughout the Scriptures. Scripture was considered as the fullest extent as the gospel. The elements of the gospel were present in Old Testament and its moral teachings. According to him, the law flows into the gospel. The gospel is the most complete expression of God’s eternal moral law. The purpose of the gospel is to make us whole and enable us to obey the moral law. It liberates…

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  • 12 Minor Prophets: The Book Of Joel

    Many people like to read the Book of Joel in today’s time. The prophet that wrote the Book of Joel was the prophet Joel. The Book of Joel was written between 835 and 400 B.C. The prophet Joel wrote to the Jews during this time period (Allen). The audience the prophet Joel wrote to was the Jews. Joel was talking to the Jews in the Babylonian Exile. At the time Joel lived the Exile was going on. The Book of Joel in the Bible stressed four main points. Joel wanted to warn the people of Judah, that…

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