• Catholic Church Luther Indulgences People
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    The Protestant Reformation Many ideas of the Renaissance like humanism, individualism and secularism stimulated a strong critique of the church's policy and the clergy's behaviour. Many people regarded it as a scandal that the catholic church sold indulgences. Indulgences were documents, stamped by the church which could reduce your sins. People who bought indulgences believed that this document could pave their way to heaven. In northern Germany they went so far that they even sold indulgences ...
  • The Salvation Army Booth People Christian
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    Thank God for the Salvos The Salvation Army is an organization which devotes itself to people who have been disadvantaged in todays society. Their mission statement of then Salvation Army is "To provide assistance and resources to the Salvation Army in order that the Salvation Army is able to establish and maintain an internet presence. All this is done in order to further Glorify God and to bring the unsaved to Jesus Christ" History of the Salvation Army In July 1865 a man named William Booth s...
  • Buddhist Beliefs Buddha Religion Salvation
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    Jackie McGlynn Religion 3/14/01 Work out your own salvation through diligence. To be diligent is to work carefully and assiduously. It is to do a good job, but more importantly, it is to pay close attention to the details along the way. The quote above assumes an obvious Buddhist belief: that people have control over their own salvation after death. Whereas we, as Christians, accept the belief that God ultimately determines our destiny, Buddhists believe that they alone control it. Buddhism is ...
  • Hinduism Jainism And Sikhism
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    Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism are religions within the Indian vision. They all are similar, but the differences are easily visible. Sikhism, being the newest of the three, is unity of the other religions and includes many of the same beliefs and customs. Hinduism is the basis for both Jainism and Sikhism. Being the oldest religion of India it is considered building block for those that which have followed. Jainism is the middle of the three religions. It was a modification of the original Hind...
  • The Salvation Army Centres Members Work
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    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is a branch of the universal Christian Church. Based on the Bible, its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is both spiritual and practical, encompassing the preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ and alleviating human suffering and distress without discrimination. (Mission Statement Salvation Army, 2000) Originally known as the Christian Mission, the name The Salvation Army was adopted in 1878 and since then the organisation s str...
  • Once Saved Always Saved Is Wrong Proof
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    "Once saved always saved WRONG Scriptures: Proof From the Gospels Luke 8: 5-8, 11-15; 12: 45, 46; 14: 34, 35; 15: 13, 21, 24; 22: 31, 32 John 15: 1, 2, 3, 6 Proof from Romans to 2 Thessalonians Romans 11: 17-221 Cor. 9: 27; 10: 12; 15: 1, 2 Gal. 5: 4-7 Phil. 2: 12, 13 Col. 1: 21-232 Thes. 2: 3 Proof from 1 timothy to james 1 Tim. 1: 5-7; 3: 6, 7; 4: 1; 5: 12, 15; 6: 10, 20, 212 Him. 2: 17, 18; 3: 14, 15; 4: 3, 4 Hebrews 2: 1-3; 3: 12-14, 18; 4: 1, 11-13; 6: 4-6; 10: 26, 29, 38; 12: 15-17 James ...
  • Religion Children Testament Christian
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    Religion " Religion' is a simple word that divides humanity in several groups. It is the claim of many influential Christian and Jewish theologians that the only genuine basis for morality is in religion (Nielsen 13). The morals and beliefs of children are greatly influenced by their home life. It is sad how children grow up, not able to research into their beliefs, but conform to the beliefs that have run in their families for generations. Not many children break away from the traditional reli...
  • The Reformation Catholic Church
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    Some of the abuses of the Catholic church which produced The Reformation include pluralism, nepotism and indulgences. Pluralism contributed to the uprising of The Reformation because it was not uncommon from members of the church to hold more than one position. This took place in both the regular and secular clergy. Another abuse of the Catholic church was nepotism. Nepotism is favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power. Many positions within the Catholic church were given...
  • Salvation Army Makes A Difference
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    Do you ever wonder where those unfortunate than others go for help Do you ever feel the need to help them Well, I felt like helping so I went to the Salvation Army. Why is it called Salvation Army Salvation means to save souls and Army stands for God s army. I have had a lot of fun at the Salvation Army, with the children there. It was a great experience. I learned a lot about this organization. When I first arrived to the Salvation Army, I was scared and nervous. I did not know what to expect....
  • Is It Possible To Lose Your Salvation
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    For the past 2, 003 years one of the most debated subjects among the Christians is Can one lose his / her salvation There are many verses in the Bible that hint toward the answer of the question, but each verse can be interpreted in more than one way. The only way one can find the true answer is by God s special revelation. There are a few verses in the book of Matthew that lead us to believe that one can lose his / her salvation. Whoever acknowledges me before men, I will also acknowledge him b...
  • Salvation Langston Hughes Jesus 181 Young
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    Saved From Innocence In most people's lives, there comes a point in time where their perception changes abruptly; a single moment in their life when they come to a sudden realization. In Langston Hughes' "Salvation", contrary to all expectations, a young Hughes is not saved by Jesus, but is saved from his own innocence." Salvation" is the story of a young boy who has an experience of revelation. While attending a church revival, he comes to the sudden realization that Jesus will not physically c...
  • Romans In Different Versions
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    Romans is a very important addition to the Bible. This is written by Paul to the Roman church. Much of Romans is showing the righteousness of God in different ways. Romans road passages are a great description of how to lead someone to christ (His saving righteousness). Falling into this importance is Romans 3: 21-26. This is the basis of Gods righteousness in the Death of Jesus (Schreiner p. 25). Refering to the different versions of this text, there is not much of a variation. Several words a...
  • Marxism Karl Marx
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    In this paper, I am going to explore the differences between communism and socialism and how different the thoughts and opinions of these two ways of life are from the current western views on religion and God. To explain about the differences between socialism / communism and western thoughts on religion I will explore the writings of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. They are founders and writers of a lot of the socialist and communist thoughts on religion and God. In our western society when we...
  • Faith Paul Slaves House
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    From the Bible, we know that Paul was first Saul, also like Sethe, was a captive of his own demons. Paul is a tireless evangelist who proclaims a theology of salvation through faith: "For I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who has faith, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed through faith for faith; as it is written, 'The one who is righteous will live by faith. Simple as it may seem, people really saw...
  • Redemption And Salvation In A Tale Of Two Cities
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    A inspiration in life that many people cling to is, that no matter how rough and demoralizing things get, there is always a possibility of redemption and salvation. Many characters in the novel, A Tale Of Two Cities, are sure that their own death or mental destruction is at hand but somehow they escape the grasp of death. Dr. Manette who has been imprisoned for eighteen years is completely insane and is lovingly nursed back to health. Characters such as Charles Darnay slip through the fingers of...
  • How Is A Person Saved
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    People have been asking this question for centuries, and they have come up with a couple of different answers. I believe that a person is saved through faith and prayer. If you truly believe that god is your savor and you have the faith to trust in him and believe what the bible tells you then you should be saved. In Isa. 61: 10 It says, I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe o...
  • Noble Truths Buddhism Jainism Salvation
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    Buddhism over Jainism Hinduism offers little hope for salvation. Although salvation is possible in Hinduism, the margin for error is so small, that it is almost impossible to ever be released from the wheel and achieve moksha. With that in mind the hunt for a new religion begins. The two options laid before me are Jainism and Buddhism. Both religions will be compared and a the better of the two religion will prevail. Although both religions have many followers, it is necessary when confronting a...
  • Definition Of Sanity Winston Salvation Brien
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    1984 – Sanity And Salvation Essay, Research 1984 – Sanity And Salvation In 1984, George Orwell? s Party? s definition of sanity and salvation is a paradox to the real definition of sanity and salvation. The author used the protagonist, Winston Smith, to portray the? insane? but real definition of sanity. During the interrogation process, O? Brien, a member of the Inner Party and supposed Brotherhood, is trying to prove to Winston that he persuades himself that he remembers events tha...