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  • Existence Of God
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    "If God did not exist, would it be necessary to invent him?" This question deals with the necessity of God himself. It asks us to imagine that there is no knowledge about any superhuman being, such as God. It makes me think about weather or not we would be inclined to want something like God. I am forced to think of how important God is in my own life, and how important God is in the rest of the world. There is no doubt in my mind, that if God did not exist, people all around the world would at ...
  • God As The Sacrifices Of Moses
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    Mosaic Dietary Laws By Bryan LeinweberOctober 31, 2003 Introduction The Mosaic dietary laws, the laws imposed by the directives of Moses on the Israelites, extended from earlier restrictions that had been placed on the eating habits of the human race. The Old Testament is full of directives regarding food consumption and God's law, and even Genesis addresses limitations imposed on certain types of food consumption. Primarily, the restrictions placed on the consumption of certain types of meat, a...
  • Whole Big Picture Of God's Way
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    Final Thoughts and Choices English Twelve Paper DOMINIC JORDAN BIRCHFIELDMay 8, 1997 How Should We Then Live, discusses Francis Schaffer thoughts and studies on life and how they relate to the whole big picture of God's way we should live. Schaffer, a very intellectual and God fearing man, puts into his videos of the series truths of how the government has planned to do things that have led to the downfall of this nation, and many others already. The differant views of religion were given as bas...
  • Egyptian Gods
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    The Exodus of the Israelites is the equivalent to our present day Fourth of July or Bastille Day to the French. Israelite writers discuss the Exodus the most out of any other event in history. The story of the Exodus is one of the most famous stories of the Old Testament. Three of the most significant aspects of the story of Exodus are the call of Moses, the use of plagues as miracles, and the Passover. Moses was a Hebrew who was raised with Egyptian upbringing and education. As he grew he eithe...
  • Earth 3 God
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    (BEGINNINGS) DISCUSSION QUESTIONS AND ACTIVITIES 1.) Why is the study of the Old Testament basic to understanding the New Testament? a) The Old Testament is basic to understanding the New because the Old Testament shows what most people have gone threw before they had Christ in their life. Also a lot of the New Testament refers you back to the Old Testament to get a better understanding on how to follow threw with the New. 2.) What was the crucial issue in Adam and Eve's relationship with God? a...
  • God's Authoritarian Power
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    Democratic Implications of the Bible In the form of government known as democracy, the power lies in the hands of the people. Be it to change the laws or the structure of the government, the decisions of the legislature are made by either the people or representatives that are elected by the people. Under most government systems, elections are used for people to express their views and beliefs. There is equality for all, including basic freedoms such as freedom of speech and religion. There has ...
  • Relationship Between The Leaders And The Gods
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    How did people revere their gods differently among three civilizations? Did they worship with the same general intent? What were gods' role (s) in people's lives? A brief exploration into the religions of Egypt, Greece, and the Hebrew people may bring insight to these questions. Although the main idea of higher beings remains constant throughout societies' religion, their form of presence in people's lives varies. I will present the relationship between the leaders and the gods, as well as resem...
  • Ezekiel Meaning The Strength Of God
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    Ezekiel meaning the strength of God, is one of the four greater prophets in the Old Testament. Ezekiel was the son of a priest named Buz i. Not much is known about Ezekiel's childhood; much more is know after the age of twenty-five. Ezekiel was taken captive in the captivity of Jehoiachin, about eleven years before the destruction of Jerusalem. He was one of the many members of a community of Jewish people who settled on the banks of the Che bar, a river of Babylon. Ezekiel began prophesying in ...
  • Mesopotamian Peoples View Of The Gods
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    Is there really life after death Different cultures and people interpret the afterlife in a variety of ways, depending on their view of their gods and their interaction with those gods. In this paper, I will discuss the Mesopotamians, Egyptians, and Indians and their beliefs about what happens to a soul after death. Mesopotamia Between the two rivers of the Tigris and the Euphrates, lies a land that is now the eastern half of Iraq. However, many years ago, around 5000 B.C.E., this land was calle...
  • People Call The King Of Israel
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    Chapter 1 At least in Lithuania, God is a problem for many people exactly how D. Shenk has described in his book. An old man sitting upstairs watching people and trying to punish them for whatever bad they may do. There are probably two main reasons for that. One would be the post soviet dark period when government was trying to forbid religion and parents at the same time were telling their children to do what God says and not listen to what the soviet regime tells to do. To encourage that, par...
  • More Dwight
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    D.L. Moody the greatest evangelist of the nineteenth century is written by Faith Coxe Bailey. Dwight L. Moody lived in Connecticut River valley. The book starts him off at a young age of 16. He had a very pessimistic attitude about his life, how he worked all year long without a break, but this young man did not know what the Lord was holding for him in the future. God used Dwight in multiple ways. Dwight in the end, though very ill, still did what the Lord was telling him to do. Dwight hates hi...
  • Passage Of Jeremiah
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    The Sign of the Loincloth: Jeremiah (13: 1-11) The first eleven verses of chapter thirteen of Jeremiah are a very distinctive portion of an already unique book. Jeremiah's vision of the sign of the loincloth is an affluent passage whose depth cannot be fully understood without a proper exegetical exploration. I intend on doing an exegesis on this passage of Jeremiah. The language and symbols used held significance easily understood by the original audience, yet are difficult to comprehend by mod...
  • Laws Regarding Relationships With Neighbors
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    Leviticus 19: 1, 2, 1518 Scope, Selection and Content of Pericope Leviticus 19: 1, 2, 1518 is the Old Testament pericope appointed for 23 Pentecost A in the LBW. Verses 15-18 are a thematically related set of laws regarding relationships with neighbors. The pericope is in-complete without the introductory statement of 1, 2, because the laws in this chapter are all expansion and commentary on vs. 2. The appro-pri-ate pericope is Lev 19: 1, 2, 15-18. Sources / Traditions/Form Leviticus as a whole ...

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