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  • Co Existence Between The Word And God
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    The Gospel of John is the fourth book of the New Testament. The passage that we will be dealing with from the book of John is chapter one verses one through five. In the outline from the background study it is under the section, The eternal Word incarnate. This passage is the prologue, which John uses in order to establish the foundation that he will use to build his presentation of the life of Christ, as it was not portrayed in the synoptic Gospels. Verses 1-5 will be best understood in light o...
  • Revelation Of The Koran State
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    Matthew Sullivan 2/11/00 Development of Western Civilization The Relations of God to Humanity in Islam One of the primary beliefs of the Muslims is that God reveals himself to all people, through prophets such as Mohammed, Abraham, and Jesus, and that Mohammed is the last of these prophets. In the beginning of Sura 2, the Koran is referred to as "what We have revealed to Our servant. (12) " This is a crucial belief of Islam, as God has offered salvation to all people. However, the Muslims believ...
  • Half God Prometheus In Order
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    Like other works of the Classical Age, Prometheus Bound doesn't begin in the beginning but leaps in medias res ('into the middle of things'), just as Prometheus, a defiant demigod, is brought in chains to be fettered to a desolate mountain crag. For the modern reader - as opposed to an Aeschylean audience, who would have already been familiar with the plot - a bit of background is in order. Prometheus was a god from the old order, the Titans, who had now all been overthrown by a group of young u...
  • Bible As The Word Of God
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    Wayne Moore April 25, 2005 TH-5164 Integrative Theology Chapter One" Introduction to the World " The moment that I gave my life to Christ I knew that my life had changed and had been impacted. As I knelt at that altar and asked Jesus to forgive me of my sins, I was amazed to realize the peace and joy that was available to me even after a lifetime of sin and running from God. Amazingly one prayer had wiped out all those years and put me on the course to live righteously and prepare to discover an...
  • Jesus Interpretation The Parable
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    Parable of the sower The Parables are a section of the Matthews Evangelium in the Christian Bible. It is a common inspiration and focus for interpretation or themes during sermon. The Parables consist of tales that Jesus is said to have been a crowd of people following him and they explained Goods word and moral by using ordinary events. Following each Parable is an interpretation of it -made to state what the parable actually wants to explain to us. The first of these parables is the one about ...
  • Second Definition Of The Word Philosophy
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    A Civil Rebuttal Philosophy -- a: pursuit of wisdom. b: a search for a general understanding of values and reality by chiefly speculative rather than observational means. Through this most specific definition given to us respectively by Sir Webster's dictionary, I choose in my best interest to refrain to you just what the meaning of philosophy is. I implore you to try and comprehend this matter in what exactly this word brought abrupt to us is about. The word philosophy has two definitive defini...
  • Christian Spirituality As A Journey Of Life
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    Spirituality Authentic Christian Spirituality to me is a daily practice of reading, prayer, meditation and contemplation. Where your experiences are centered on God though his son Jesus Christ. You need to learn about Jesus and his teachings, to participate on a daily basis and to be conscience of the happenings and doings of Jesus. Once you learn this you need to model your life after this knowledge that you have acquired. I see the Christian Spirituality as a journey of life that will end with...
  • 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...
  • Words Of God For He
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    Every poem has an element of God in it's words. Just as God spoke through the writings of Peter or Matthew, elements of His word are in the beautiful themes in poetry. In this essay, I will compare the poems of William Blake and William Wordsworth with the written Word of God, in five poems: The Lamb, The Chimney Sweeper, The Tyger, My Heart Leaps Up, and London 1802. My aim is to show that the writings of great poets are truly the words of God. Little Lamb, who made thee Dost thou know who made...
  • Thomas Jonathon Jackson And Winfield Scott Hancock
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    Throughout Gods and Generals, Jeff Shara creates many lines that hold great significance and contribute greatly to the meaning of the book. Robert Edward Lee, Thomas Jonathon Jackson, and Winfield Scott Hancock, three men that played key roles in the Civil War, all reveal their personalities and their leadership through the words they speak. Their unforgettable words have been carried on throughout history and still hold strong meaning today. Robert Edward Lee, a definite asset to the Confederat...
  • Lover In Robert Aghion
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    In Hermann Hesse's, "Robert Aghion", we take a road less traveled with a missionary whose only plan is to spread the word of God to the people of India. However, like most things in life, people change as do the plans that they hold. Aghion had other things in mind when leaving for his voyage to India. There is a great amount of truth in saying that he wanted to teach the Hindu's about the glories of Christianity, but he also craved the excitement that would derive from such a new place. Aghion ...
  • God's Authority Over Salem
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    Authority's Role in The Crucible Authority played a crucial part in Arthur Miller's classic piece of American theater, The Crucible. Authority was one of Miller's major themes, and it was included in many relationships. For example, authority is displayed with Danforth's control over the court as Deputy Governor, and also with Abigail's leadership of the girls involved in witchcraft. However, most important was God's authority over Salem, and over the whole world. Everything that was done was do...
  • Words Under God To The Pledge
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    Requiring individuals to recite the Pledge of Allegiance containing the phrase "Under God" clearly violates the doctrine of separation of church and state. The original pledge of allegiance was written by Francis Bellamy (1855-1931), a Baptist Minister. The pledge was written in August of 1892. Francis Bellamy was a Christian Socialist and the original version of the pledge of allegiance was as follows: 'I pledge allegiance to my Flag and (to ) the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indiv...
  • God In Terms Of Negation
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    Examine the via negativa as an approach to understanding the nature of God. Another word for via negativa is the apophatic way. It comes from the Greek word 'apophasis', which means negation. It argues that God cannot be known in terms of human categories. God is beyond all signs and languages. The great Jewish scholar Maimonides wrote that we come nearer to knowledge of God through negative attributes, for example God is not evil, or God is not limited. Arguably, speaking about God in negative ...

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