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Line With Many Old Testament Prophets Jesus
1,930 wordsMatthews Christology is one that emphasises to a Jewish audience the Jewishness of Jesus. It will be the purpose of this paper to argue that the raison detr e of Matthews Christology is to portray Jesus as entirely compatible if not with the Judaism of his day then with ancient Judaic tradition, namely the Old Testament. Whilst there are numerous titles given to Jesus that are exclusive / predominant within the Matthean account, such as that of Son of God, it is the writers assertion that these ...
Being Merciful To Our Enemy And God
438 wordsThe five of the teach i 8 ngs of Jesus are the following: Be Merciful (Luke 6: 36, Matthew 5: 7, Forgiveness (Luke 6: 37), Seek Goodness (Luke 6: 45), Respect Others (Luke 14: 11), and Be Kind (Luke 6: 31). Be Merciful (Luke 6: 31). "Be merciful just as your father is merciful". (Matthew 5: 7): "Happy are those who are merciful to others; God will be merciful to them". The passage's teaches us mainly about being merciful to our enemy and God will be merciful toward us. Forgiveness of kind especi...
Young Jews Jesus
1,150 wordsThe influence of Jesus of Nazareth, the man, was enormous in his lifetime two millenniums ago, but even more incredible is how his influence has increased today as a member of Christianity's Holy Trinity. Nearly two billion of the world's people worship Jesus as the Son of God today, and even more participate in the mission he began of giving oneself through service to others. Jesus was born between B.C. 8 and B.C. 4. It was originally believed that he was born in the year 1 A.D., but that later...
Parables And Teaching Ministries
887 wordsPurpose / Vision: To restore salvation to a lost world. Background Information:' In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth' (Genesis 1: 1). The earth was His vision, His company. He invented everything in the earth and the placed a man and a woman in charge of the business. Their duties, at the time, included naming the animals and multiplying the population with their seed. Although God had a plan for the way he wanted His company run, the people He put in charge had their own age...
Life And Teachings Of Gautama
1,120 wordsIV.) Christianity in comparison In Buddhism, one's path to nirvana relies on the effort and discipline of the individual. By contrast, Jesus taught our goal is not a state of non-conscious being, but an eternal relationship with God. There is nothing one can do to earn a right relationship with God. Instead, we must receive His gift of grace, the sacrificial death of His Son, Jesus Christ and this restores our relationship with our creator Almost all religions teach that a person's personality c...
Our Master Teacher Jesus
787 wordsTeaching and teachers have been around for a long time. In the Old Testament, the instruction was provided by the scribes. Even though we don't have an in-depth description of teaching techniques, we do have an idea that the usual method was rote memory. The teacher's role was to communicate the message and the hearer was to recite that same message back to the teacher. Teaching then moved to another phase - this next phase was to arouse the listener's aptitude by presenting problems and to cult...
Patch Adam's The House
582 wordsReligion Meyer Pd. Patch Adams Recently we watched the movie Patch Adam's in class. Patch Adams is a modern day example of a modern expression of Jesus teachings regarding power, solidarity, money, and prestige. There were many examples in Patch Adam's of Jesus teachings on power. Jesus teaching on power was that the law would be our servant not our master. Patch Adam tried to show the medical community that some of the traditional rules and regulations for doctors were absolutely ridicules. He ...
Apparent Correlation Between Gnosticism And Daskalos Teachings
1,370 wordsThe neophyte stood in front of the altar with a large divine imagine facing her. On the alter was a folded white robe with a sword upon it. A initiated member of the inner circle lit white candles and incense while another switched on a powerful twin light to illuminate the divinely image. The highest member of the inner circle then took the sword, and preceded with the ritual initiation of the neophyte into the inner circle of the ancient mysteries. (Markides 124) This scene invokes the imagina...
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