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The Birth and Childhood of Jesus Christ
The Early Life of Jesus Luke 1:27-35: In the sixth month, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin's name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you." Lu...
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The Importance of Understanding the Historical and Literary Context of the Bible
Before I dive into this final paper, I want it to be known that I very much respect the TA’s in this class and of course Dr. Fuller. With this being said, I am on the fence with where I stand spiritually. I want to believe all you have to say in your lectures and I have been very open minded, however, this paper reflects wh...
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How the Torah Provides a Roadmap for the Restoration of the Relationship Between God and Humans
Recall the three relationships that form the focus of the story of Adam and Eve in Gen. 2-3: Humans and God, humans and the rest of creation, and humans and one another. Discuss how the excerpts from the Torah and the Prophets that we've studied provide a "road map" for the restoration of these relationships. Webster dic...
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The Death and Martyrdom of Saint Thomas Becket, a Beloved Archbishop of Canterbury
A beloved archbishop of Canterbury, England has his blood spilled across the steps of the Cathedral on December 29, 1170. Henry II was best friends with Thomas Becket, but was soon offended by Becket, resulting in Becket's gruesome murder. Becket went against the King's wishes numerous times after he became archbishop of Ca...
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An Analysis of the Jesus Christ's Dauthers in the Exodus and Genesis
Jesus Christ sacrificed himself for the sin of man. Enduring agony, scorn and death itself, the messiah rose above the devil’s handiwork to provide eternal life for all. Such is the tale told time and time again to Leah, Adah, Rachel and Ruth May Price, hammered in from birth by a bible-crazed baptist preacher for a father....
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The History and Issues of Baptism in Becoming a Christian
Introduction Growing up in a Baptist church, baptism was concomitant with “becoming a Christian”. If someone got saved, they were baptized quickly thereafter. If not, they were heavily questioned about the delay, (which I do not believe is very loving…we should not pressure people into faith, otherwise their house is built...
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The Good and Bad Stewards of Money and the Seven Pillars of Wisdom's Financial House
Finances Finances is a word that you will groan when you hear it or you will
smile brightly. It's a huge subject that needs to be talked about. The word
money is mentioned 1,600 times in the Bible. When God mentions it that many
times there must be something we should be paying attention to. Around 90%
of marriages today...
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The Three Divisions of Levites, One of the Twelve Tribes of Israel Coming from One of the Sons of Jacob; The Gershonites, Kohathites, and Merarites
The Levites The Levites were one of the twelve tribes of Israel. The tribe called
the Levites came from one of the sons of Jacob (later called Israel[1]).
The son's name was Levi. There were three different divisions of Levites; the Gershonites,
Kohathites, and Merarites. The first division of the Levites are the
Ger...
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The Impact of Syncretism in the Formulation of Christianity
Topic: Syncretism and how it was involved in the formulation of Christianity as a separate religion from Judaism. Syncretism is the practice of mixing elements from different religions. The Roman Empire made use of syncretism as a means to create unity among the empire and to pacify citizens. Syncretism often combined reli...
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The Relationship between Christianity and the Church in the First Four Centuries of Its Existence and Constantine's Impact on the Church
Discuss the relationship of the state to Christianity in the first four centuries of its existence. Evaluate the impact of Constantine on the Church. Was it positive or negative? Do you think his conversion was genuine? Being a Christian had been a difficult since the beginning. Many had been killed for practicing differ...
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