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    Disclaimer: Explicit content and some disturbing imagery exists within this document: Servility An Essay by Tony Caldwell 'It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere. ' -Voltaire Self-degradation of the worst variety is subscription to the idea that an invisible force which cannot be proven to exist should represent the be-all and end-all of human affairs and conduct. Yet this is the kind of servitude and unwavering loyalty that monotheism unambiguously expects of its…

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    illegitimate child of Hester Prynne, was depicted as awkward and difficult. Even with these not directly being sins, the continuation of these characteristics in a child can lead to disobedience and disrespect. Which in the bible is addressed in the Ten Commandments, in presenting children with the reward of a longer life in turn for respect and obedience towards their parents. But with her being a child that had not yet reached the age of accountability her sins were reflective of her…

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    lesson. Jesus simply said to the young man, “You call Me good, but only God is good. If I am good, then I am God. So, why don’t you acknowledge me as God, who is good?” Then the Lord told him to keep the Ten Commandments. The young man told the Lord that he had been keeping those commandments all of his life. And, he was telling the truth, because the Lord did not question his claim. Jesus had already looked down into that man’s heart and He knew that he was telling the…

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    A monument of the ten commandments was put in the lobby of a courthouse in Alabama, it was placed by Chief Justice Moore and his supporters. Their reasoning for placing the monument was that “God is often spoken of by founding fathers and a bible is used in courtrooms”. God is talked about in the pledge of allegiance and the bible in used when taking the oath or swearing to tell the truth. Some believe the monument should stay up because the ten commandments represent American law and religion,…

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    What is the basis of or the act of being justified? In other words, why do we need it? The purpose for the need of justification is important and is what should spur anyone into wanting to completely surrender their life to Christ. The reason that people need justification is so that they can have freedom from their human nature, which is the need to want to sin all of the time. Whether a person actually wants to sin or not is not the point, the point is that no matter what a person says they…

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    What is religion? Spirituality? Religion is defined as the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods. Spirituality is defined as the quality of being concerned with the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things. For many individuals, religion and spirituality are intimately connected, but for some they are so connected that they become indistinguishable from one another. My purpose is to personally distinguish the two, and…

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    Robin Hood Beliefs

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    In my perspective Robin Hood is not a true follower of Jesus Christ. I see Robin Hood as a great person, that does good. Ephesians 2:8-9 “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith, and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God not by works, so that no one can boast.” (BibleGateWay, Ephesians) Robin Hood does not follow this verse. Robin Hood can do as many good works as he wants. He can give to the poor, help people in need ,but if he does not have a true relationship with…

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    Cruzan V. Missouri Dhs Case Study

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    Missouri Department of Health, established a patient's right to be taken off life support" (Van Biema 1-2). The Cruzan v Missouri DHS case revolved around the removal of life support system from a young woman who was virtually dead although she did have active brain waves. Her body was unable to breathe, establish a heartbeat or maintain waste removal on its own. Miss Cruzan was being sustained in life only by the means of a machine. The Cruzan family won the right to remove Nancy from life…

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    The Relationship between Salvation, Obedience, and the Ten Commandments As a Christian, who has confessed my sin to Jesus Christ, claimed the gift of Salvation that He has given me and have surrendered my life to Him, I am no longer under the law of the Ten Commandments but under God’s grace. I still make it a goal to obey the Ten Commandments, not to earn my way to heaven, but in response to the gift of salvation I have received from the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross. As a follower of…

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    I love that you mentioned the Ten Commandments, they fit in perfectly with our discussion this week. Great points! As Summers and Summers (2012) discussed, following the commandments of loving our God and neighbor prevents us from falling into unethical and negative situations. The importance of love is emphasized so many time in the Bible like in 1 Corinthians 13 where verse 13 states that “the greatest of these is love” and in 1 Peter 4:18 when believers are told to love each other deeply…

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