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  • Gods
    339 words
    Essentially, the question at hand is whether something is considered holy because it is loved by the gods or if that which spoken of is loved by the gods because it in itself is holy. The initial problem created is what is to be identified as holy. The gods willing something as holy would provide certain implications of what is expected of those who choose to worship. In other words, regardless of what a certain belief might entail, the people must follow it anyway simply because the gods will s...
  • Holy Ghost And Fire
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    'Acts 2: 1-18 ' In the beginning of Acts 2, the disciples had returned to Jerusalem from Mt. Olivet. They had seen the ascension of Jesus, but they weren't sad, as some might have expected. Jesus had promised to send a Comforter, and they could hardly wait. They were excited and were gathered in the temple, praising God and waiting. Luke 24: 53 reads that they were 'continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. ' They remembered the words that Jesus said, 'Whatsoever ye shall ask the Fat...
  • True Definition Of Holiness
    397 words
    Keeping true to Socratic / Platonic methodology, questions are raised in the Euthyphro by conversation; specifically "What is holiness?" After some useless deliberation, the discussion between Socrates and Euthyphro ends inconclusively. Euthyphro varying definitions of piety include "What I do is pious to the gods", and, "What is pleasing to the gods is pious". Socrates proves these definitions to be insufficient, which leads us to the Apology. In the defense speech given by Socrates at the begi...
  • Socrates Definition Of Holiness
    360 words
    Socrates was a very simple man who did not have many material possessions and spoke in a plain, conversational manner. Socrates often engaged in conversations with people who claimed to be "experts". He would question them on issues that, if they were the "experts" they claimed to be they would have the correct answer in seconds. Socrates often made these "experts" look quite foolish when he would prove them wrong in front of many other citizens. Plato's Euthyphro is about one day when Socrates ...
  • Manly Manifestation Of The Omnipotent God
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    According to Christianity, the attributes of God can be organized into two categories: Physical and ethical or moral. Some terms address God's transcendence of physical ideology, others address God's Devine intellect and will. There are a multitude of terms from which to choose when labeling the attributes of God. Therefore, this paper will only deal with the fundamental terms that are put forth by the sacred scriptures. God is, according to the Old and New Testaments: Omnipotent, eternal, Immen...
  • Holy God
    993 words
    Entire Sanctification In order to fully understand the content of this paper, one has to understand the following statements. There is a God and He is not me. He is a Holy God, and desires you to have the same properties as an individual, as Him. The following is a partial account of a study given by Reverend H.C. Van Wormer, B.A., at a Stone boro, Kentucky, Camp Meeting in 1975. The members of the meeting were so inspired by the Lord through his teachings that they asked for the contents to be ...

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