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  • Our King Jesus Christ
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    Emphasizing Jesus Role as Reigning King page 277 3 & 4 In ANCIENT TIMES... must ACTIVITY AND FAN FAIR was done in the CARNATION of kings, and they were given GREAT HONOR AND LOYALTY by the people Why because a KING of a nation had ultimate POWER AND RULERSHIP. What a KING said or WANTED done... there were NO questions asked. The MORE LOYALTY that the people had for their KING the greater his kingdom would become. And If the KING also had Jehovah's DIVINE BACKING, there was nothing he could NOT A...
  • Battle El Cid
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    El Cid is an epic tale that tells of legendary warriors and kings. It was written about the year eleven hundred and has unkown author. The story centers on Ruy Diaz, more commonly known as El Cid. El Cid losses his king's respect and admiration. Exactly why El Cid lost the king's favor is nor known, but his heroic struggle to regain it is well documented. He overcame the great odd placed against him and became an excellent vassa. El Cid is a perfect medieval vassal because he follows his faith, ...
  • God Of Daniel
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    Daniel C elena Hairston Daniel, which means God is my judge, was an intelligent young man that came from a well-known family. He was captured by the Babylonian during the first attack on Jerusalem (Daniel Microsoft Encarta 2001). He was wanted by King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon who wanted him for his royal court during the time that the Hebrews lived in exile in Babylon. While Daniel lived in exile he and his friends, Hannah, Michael and Azar iah were enrolled in a three-year program for nobles. ...
  • Thirty One Kings
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    Joshua Moses said to Joshua, "Choose some of our men and go out to fight the Amalekite's. Tomorrow I will stand on top of the hill with the staff of God in my hands". Exodus 17: 9 This is the first passage of scripture where you find Joshua. There is a law called the law of first mention. The law of first mention is a principle that requires one to take a fraction of Scriptures where a principle, expression, or act is mentioned for the first time, in the Bible, and to study the first occurrence ...
  • King's Authority
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    The Chinese mandate of Heaven was established by the Zhou dynasty as a description of how an emperor could rule or be deposed. It said that as long as the emperor behaved well, then he would be in favor of God and his rule would continue. However, if another clan should receive word the gods that they were displeased with the current dynasty, then you had the right to be overthrown. These signals, (that an dynasty was not being 'good') could be shown through nature with floods, hurricanes, famin...
  • God's Punishment To The King Of Assyria
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    THE ASSYRIAN CRISIS, A TIME OF GROWTH The Assyrian Crisis in Judah appears, from the surface, as a time of great luck for the people of Jerusalem. However, by examining the situation with a more powerful lens, one can see the powerful religious influence such an event could have on a resident's theology. If I were a Judean during this time, my faith would have faced the toughest test of my life. Going into such a conflict with a nation as strong as Assyria, I could not help but be afraid. My bon...
  • God's Role As The Ultimate Creator
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    As a product of the Black preaching tradition, Martin Luther King Jr. vocalized much on his views regarding the question of the problem of God. In defining God's place in the human struggle, Dr. King defined God's four roles which included God as a creator, sustainer of existence, person in history, and activist. These beliefs were heavily influenced by not only his upbringing and personal experiences, but also by his encounters with various intellectual sources including Plato, the death of God...
  • Kings
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    What is a Country to Do? In recent times, the throne of Scotland has been filled with very small men. Theses o-called sovereigns have abused their God given power to their own pitiful ends instead of using it the way it was meant to. They spend our taxes foolishly so that they can live in splendor, chase their enemies to the grave, and insure that the common man cannot rise against them. They live in fear of falling from power to the point where any who question them are imprisoned, killed, or s...
  • 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 ...
  • King Of Angels
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    Hi. My name is Edmund, now called Saint Edmund, the mart-yer. I was born in Surrey in 841. My mother was thought to have been royalty and my father died at a young age in was. When I was fourteen, Became the youngest King of the Anglo-Saxton Kingdom of East Anglia. When I first met King Offa, he was taken by my devout faith, sincerity, and virtues. He had no heirs and so he adopted me. Soon after, he died and I became king. The people of my kingdom thought I was sent from God because of Christia...
  • Great Hymn Of Worship
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    The hymn "O Worship the King" the great hymn that is still being used today in churches. Sir Robert Grant was the writer of this hymn. He wrote this hymn to reflect on how great God is and what great things He does for us. God is very worthy to be worship and praised. Sir Robert Grant brings out many areas of God that would cause us to worship Him. This song is taken out of Psalm 104, where the psalmist is showing the greatness of God. This song was written in sometime during Sir Robert Grant's ...
  • Mesopotamian Government A Theocracy
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    Though they were close geographically, the differences in their customs put Mesopotamia and Egypt worlds apart. These two Empires were in some ways radically different, yet in others, amazingly similar. Both built temples, farmed, had social classes, had government, and praised many gods. Under their great rulers, these two empires expanded and developed many things that still effect us in our lives today. Egypt was located in the Nile River Valley. They used the fertile land and yearly flood to...
  • Kingdom Of God In The Passages
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    Kingdom of GOD The use of the phrase " Kingdom of God" in the gospel of Matthew creates a different meaning of the idea of the word "Kingdom". The obvious interpretation of the idea of Kingdom is land that is ruled by a King. Through the works of Matthew there is distinctive effort into placing the "kingdom of god" in the passages. In Matthew 19: 23, Jesus said to his disciples, "I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a ...
  • God's Grace Through The Birth Of Samuel
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    The passage I selected, 1 Samuel 1: 28, tells the story of the birth of Samuel and begins with a story about Samuel's mother, Hannah, who prays for a child during the family's annual pilgrimage to worship at Shiloh. Eli, the priest at Shiloh, hears her prayer and tells Hannah that her prayer will be answered. Hannah promises the Lord that if she is granted a child, she will return him to the Lord and his life will be dedicated to the Lord's work. The birth of Samuel was the first step in Gods pl...
  • Assyrian Kings
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    THE ASSYRIAN EMPIRE Assyrian civilization was focused around its powerful king with a militaristic hierarchy supported by officials, artisans, farmers, and slaves. The king was chief judge, lawmaker, commander-in-chief of the army, and head of the religion, although he was not deified himself. Established traditions and customs stabilized the culture and the king. The only revolutions in Assyrian history were by powerful generals or palace officials, as the social hierarchy was never seriously c...
  • Solomon's Answered Prayer For God's Wisdom
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    1 Kings 3: 16-28 By Tom Morris, MBA June 17, 2003 Introduction In King Solomon's most celebrated case, two harlots brought him a baby, each claiming to be its mother. According to the Bible (1 Kings 3: 16-28), Solomon proposed cutting the baby in two, giving half to each woman. As he sent for a sword, one woman agreed that halves would be a fair division; the other withdrew her claim. She, of course, was the true mother, and Solomon gave her the child. Solomon's Insight into Human Nature and His...
  • Distinction Between The King And The Gods
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    At the beginning of the Old Kingdom, the pharaoh was "in theory omnipotent and- omnipresent (Brewer, 34)". The king dominated a highly centralized state whose apparent purpose was to insure the king's ascension into the afterlife. However, as the political institutions began to break down, the focus on religion became decentralized. Religion assumed a more democratic character as the pharaoh-centered theology waned. The power of the pharaoh in the Old Kingdom can most directly be expressed by th...
  • Human King Of Troy And Zeus
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    In Homer's Iliad, Priam, the human King of Troy, and Zeus, the divine King of the gods, are only separated by the gift of immortality. Homer compares and contrasts these great kings to show the results of this gift. Zeus is less invincible and imperturbable than he should be for his divine status. Both the divine King of the gods and the human King of Troy have a weakness for their children, which brings the mighty immortal god to the down to level of the lowly human. Homer draws these similarit...
  • Saul's Mistakes And Sins Toward God
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    A Holy Nation After creating the world, a paradise for human kind, God is forced to banish Adam and Eve because they disobey His orders to not eat fruit from the tree of wisdom. This results ultimately in the fall of man to earth. Immediately from the beginning of his time on Earth, man chooses not to follow the path set before him by God but instead spreads evil throughout the world. Therefore, the inherent problem humans face is the pressure to judge between good and evil, the need to aspire t...
  • God As Their King
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    Even though the people of Israel were under the leadership of the almighty God, they were not pleased. They wanted a human king, someone fallible and imperfect to lead them. Even then, God was forgiving and appointed a human king over them. As I intend to prove, kingship was not a good thing for the nation of Israel because kings were corrupt and sinful. They imposed harsh labors and laws on the people who followed them. But most importantly, by having a king, they were turning their backs on Go...

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