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  • God
    821 words
    First thing I want to share is that Jesus love you and so do I. The reason I'm going to write all you so that you wont make the same mistake as I did. I really fill the need to share this with you all. It started when this girl came in to my live. Today I still say it's the best thing that has ever happen to me, but I mess it up big time and I might of lost her forever, because I let the Devil comes in to the relationship. When this girl fell in love with me I was in God. I was on fire for him. ...
  • Bible God
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    Do we really have Freewill? The topic of freewill vs. determinism has always been something that has interested me. I follow the Christian faith very strongly but my views on the subject vary almost daily. The concept of freewill and determinism is something that, as a Christian, I often struggle with. By no means do I think that I have all the answers or that I am right. I believe that in order to find the truth or what is right you have to be willing to accept that everything you believe could...
  • Prophets Jeremiah And Ezekiel
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    God inspired the prophets to tell the people what they needed to know and do in order to follow His will. God inspires the prophets Jeremiah and Ezekiel to reveal to the Israelites why they will become captives to Babylon, His anger against false prophets, and the restoration of Israel. In chapter 25 of Jeremiah, Jeremiah is inspired to go out to the people of Judah. The prophets had told the people of Judah earlier, "Turn now, each of you, from your evil ways... and you can stay in the land... ...
  • Faith In God
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    This excerpt from the passage of "Do Not Worry", from the Gospel of Matthew deals with issues such as faith, single-mindedness and worrying. Faith is an important part of this passage. To the people of biblical times, this passage spoke out a certain message - whoever has faith, will be taken care of by God. He will know who has been faithful and believes in him and He will take care of them. God takes care of things as insignificant as lilies and grass (6: 28, 6: 30), He will not forget about y...
  • Relationship Of God And Time
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    C.S. Lewis: Mere Christianity- Reaction Paper for Book 4 C.S. Lewis covers many topics in his fourth book contained in Mere Christianity titled BEYOND PERSONALITY: OR FIRST STEPS IN THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY. He addresses such topics as theology, what it means to be the Son of God, the three personal God, the relationship of God and time, the cost of being a Christian, how God works to turn us into image of Christ, why Christian growth is both hard and easy, and also what he thinks about our o...
  • God For The Lord
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    For as long as I can remember, God is said to be a benevolent deity who oversees all the happenings of the world and mercifully forgives all of mankind for their sins. Most Christians, if asked, will say that "God is good" and more so, he is forgiving. The Puritan notions of hellfire and brimstone, and that God is vengeful have been replaced by sincere benevolence. This new age Christian idealism has its helpfulness in today's "misguided" society, but ultimately, as presented thus far in the Bib...
  • Word Of God For The Christians
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    "Free Will and its effect on the Greeks, Christians, and Romans" Free will is defined as: Voluntary choice or decision; freedom of humans to make choices that are not determined by prior causes or by divine intervention (Webster's Online Collegiate Dictionary). Free will had an effect on the Greeks, Christians, and the Romans. Three stories, Oedipus the King, the Bible, and the Aenied, respectively, that we have studied and that fall in each society are examples of how free will is altered by di...
  • Jewish Passion For God
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    A Jew's passion is for God. The first and most basic statement of the Jewish faith proclaims our love and faith in One God, and our commitment and covenant to serve Him with all our heart, soul and strength. Our prayers are full of praise for the Creator, echoing the joy and passion of the relationship that was conceived with Abraham, and given birth at Sinai. We relate to God as a loving and perfect father, and as a benevolent and wise king whom we serve. It is a relationship with roots in hist...
  • Their Freedom From Sin Through Jesus Christ
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    1. Eden and the Expulsion a.) Eden, interpreted through the reversal of the curses, is given to Adam and Eve, like a gift from God. Eden offers them food, "and the Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out from the ground - trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food", (Genesis 2: 9) and a place to live a simple life. Adam's task is to work the land, and in return he would be provided for with no hardship or struggle (Genesis 3: 17-19). Prior to the curses, Adam and Eve lived in a stat...
  • Presence Of God In Their Actions
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    The Spoils of God In Islamic faith, if one is a true believer they will be dignified and forgiven, and a generous provision will be made for them by God. The Quran refers to the spoils as to belonging to God and the Apostle. The spoils being treasures of war and fights for justice. Muslims believe that God sends them on these missions and gives them the courage and strength to overcome their opponent. In the end they are told that it was not them who had slain the unbelievers but God. To help hi...
  • Strong My Faith In Christianity
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    Theology Reflection Chapter 4-Page 66-Number 1 Imagine a situation in which you are arrested and imprisoned for being a Christian. What are you thinking as you sit in your prison cell Write down your feelings and behavior as if writing a journal entry. As I sit in my prison cell for something that I have no control over, being a Christian by birth, I wonder why they would do this to me. They know there is nothing that I could do about being born a Christian. Even though I was born into Christian...
  • Pro Side Of The Free Will Defense
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    Free-Will Defense The Free Will Defense is an attempted solution to the problem of moral evil. Human beings are gifted with free will by God as a condition for genuine morality, trust, love, and the like, though it also makes possible the introduction of moral evil into the world. There are various questions that are asked with the question of God. Many ask questions like- why did God give humans the ability of free will knowing that they will abuse it? Is free will a condition for real humanhoo...
  • Psalm Of High Praise Of God
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    Psalm 23 can be regarded as a psalm of high praise of God. It is one of the shortest psalms out of the four, but it gets its point across very directly and clearly. It makes use of the extended metaphor which is a metaphor that develops at length and includes several points of comparison. This psalm also uses the idea of parallelism that gives an idea in the first lines and keeps on repeating and elaborating in the later lines. Psalm 23 gives the comparison of God being a shepherd. This means th...
  • God From The Public Schools
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    The separation of church and state I believe that the separation of church and state has made our country fall. What I mean by fall is, that we the people have let our morals slip. We seem to not have so much care for others or self respect for ourselves. I believe we have gained this new motto, "If it feels good, do it". It does not matter what it may do to another person or how it may even affect you in the long run. The government has had the issue of legalizing marijuana but how dare we thin...
  • Peace On Earth
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    Around the time when St. Augustine wrote City Of God. Many leaders felt the only way to find peace is through war. These leaders had their own plan on how to find peace. The only problem with that was when you have more than one person trying to find peace you get a clash of opinions. Which will quickly escalate to war, so in essence these leaders are giving their opinion on how to find peace, resulting in a difference of opinion. St. Augustine in the mist of all this violence writes a book not ...
  • God Wills Things
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    Scientific reasoning has brought humanity to incredibly high levels of sophistication in all realms of knowledge. For Saint Thomas Aquinas, his passion involved the scientific reasoning of God. The existence, simplicity and will of God are simply a few topics which Aquinas explores in the Summa Theologica. Through arguments entailing these particular topics, Aquinas forms an argument that God has the ability of knowing and willing this particular world of contingent beings. The contrasting natur...
  • 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...
  • Story Of Cain And Abel
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    Genesis 4: The First Murder In Genesis 4, The First Murder starts to show the darker side of the Old Testament. The characters of this story begin to exhibit examples of having to deal with emotion. It focuses on God's concept of sin and the consequences for violating God's laws. The story itself is short but filled with symbolism and meaning concerning good and evil while at the same time glorifying God. The story of Cain and Abel illustrates the covenant of loyalty between God and humankind. C...
  • Tree Of Knowledge And Satan Plans
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    The purpose of Paradise Lost by, John Milton, is to "justify the ways of God to men". Milton uses the Bible as evidence to support his claim and explain the natural understanding of life as it is seen by many people. He uses Satan and Adam and Eve's life journey to explain the ways of God. To begin Paradise Lost, Milton tells of Satan's banishment from Heaven. He and his brigade have plotted war against God and are now doomed to billow in the fiery pits of hell. Milton says that one will "dwell ...
  • Aristophanes's Speech The Gods
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    Aristophanes – Plato's Symposium Aristophanes – Plato's Symposium Essay, Research Paper In Aristophanes speech the status of the Gods is intertwined with that of the myth. I will discuss the status of the Gods. In Aristophanes's speech the Gods can be viewed as creators, watchmen, and saviors. As creators: According to Aristophanes, the humans present form was created as a result of Zeus' design and Apollo's craftsmanship. As watchmen: The humans believe that they must do no wrong so...

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