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The Redemption of Mary Magdalene in the Bible
For many Christians, Mary Magdalene (Mary) was seen as a sinner, a known prostitute and a devout follow of Jesus. When Jesus Christ was crucified, Mary was there to support him in his final moments on the cross, the mourning of his death and his resurrection. She is the one that discovers the empty tomb and she also witness...
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The Fall of Mankind Into Sin in Chapter Three of Genesis
Mankind's Fall Into Sin Genesis chapter 3 is perhaps the most important chapter in the entire
old testament. This chapter deals with the rise of sin, the fall of
mankind, and the promise of Christ, our savior. It shows God's wrathful
judgment on humanity for sinning against Him. And yet, Genesis 3 also shows
his lovi...
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The Meaning of Creation and Day According to the Bible
Meaning of Creation and Day- Bible Essay "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth
was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And
the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, 'Let
there be light.' And there was light. And God saw the ligh...
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An Analysis of the Second Commandment Given to Moses by God on Mount Sinai
The Second Commandment Introduction: "Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of
any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that
is in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them,
nor serve them: For I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visit...
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The Unwavering Faith of Stephen
Stephen: The First Martyr The disciple Stephen is first mentioned in Acts 6:5. During this time, the
Grecian Jews were upset that their widows were not getting the money and
attention needed for their well-being. In order to satisfy them, the
Apostles decided to select seven of the Grecian Jews to be deacons for the
Greci...
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An Analysis of the Gospel of Galatians
Galatians: Gospel The book of Galatians, though short, is filled with emotion and
feeling. The great missionary Paul is angry at the citizens of Galatia for
abandoning the true gospel, and settling for a lesser one. In short, the
Galatians were becoming the first heretics of the Christian faith. Besides
the fact that...
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The Spiritual Leadership of the Apostle Paul in the Bible
The Christian and Leadership Leadership is defined by several different characteristics, but one, not the most common among people today, is leadership that aims to serve others. Spiritual leadership is by far the best type of leadership because it aims to lead through the mind, body, and soul to benefit others and glorify...
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The Biblical Worldview of Missions
Outside the Box Missions Most people, when looking for the will of God in their life, look for a magical moment to be called by the Lord to do anything for His work. This is the wrong approach when looking for God’s will, especially with mission work. Most of the time when people look for a magical or emotional experienc...
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The Crucifixion of Christ in Psalm 22
Gods Love Throughout His Word King David puts down his pen and parchments as he finishes another psalm with a sigh in his mouth and a tear in his eye. The king of Israel walks over to his window and bows for prayer, overlooking his kingdom. There is praise in his voice as he lifts up his requests to God. The writing in Psa...
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The Character of Job Throughout His Trials
Blessed Be the Name of the Lord Job was a man of great wealth. He was so wealthy, he was considered the wealthiest man in the East at that time in history. That was like saying someone was the wealthiest person in all of the New England states. His sons and daughters were partiers, and because of their sin, Job offered bur...
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The Christian Principles on How to Live in Good Harmony with Other Employees in the Workplace
Staff Relationships Everyone knows what it is like to have strife in the workplace. To know how to just get along with that one employee who is always asking for a fight would be a dream come true. This dream can come true if you apply these three biblical truths to your life. One will not just simply get along with the ot...
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The Drowning Story and the Saving Grace of Jesus Christ
Save Me! It was the end of summer and the beginning of the school year. Warm weather was coming to an end as fall was approaching fast in northern Michigan. Since the students were about to face a long winter season, the director of the school decided it would be nice to take the students on a pontoon boat out on the lake...
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The Doctrines of the Bible: The Words of God
Doctrines of the Bible: How They Apply to You The Bible is God’s very own Word and it, “Is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness (2 Timothy 3:16).” There are many doctrines discussed within the pages of God’s Word. Some of the many doctrines discussed in Scripture include an...
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The Life and Character of David: The Man After God's Own Heart
The Man After God’s Own Heart At the beginning of David’s life one sees a young shepherd boy doing his duties by tending to his father’s sheep. The sheepfold is not a very common place to find a king. While taking care of the sheep, a priest comes and visits him to anoint him to be the next king of Israel. David was only a...
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The Four Attributes of the Love of God
Agape: God’s Love The word love is written in the King James Bible approximately four hundred and eleven times; however, the chapter most famously called, “The Love Chapter of the Bible,” uses a word we do not use on a daily basis, which is charity. The same Greek word is used in John 3:16 when it says, “For God so loved…...
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Baptist Distinctives: The Eight Reasons Why Baptists Are Distinct Among the Other Denominations
Baptist Distinctives Most people who go to a Baptist church know there is such a thing as the Baptist Distinctives, but few actually know them. There is usually an acrostic to show how they are laid out and it spells, “BAPTISTS.” Even though a lot of people use it, this acrostic does not really do it justice. There are m...
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A Biblical Definition and Perspective of the Righteousness of Justice
The Righteousness of Justice Justice, as defined generally by Thrasymachus in the first book of the Republic is beneficial, profitable, gainful, advantageous and right. Now the difficulty in such a definition is that it requires further definitions to make the generalities more specific. For the scope of this paper, just o...
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A Proposal for Defense Against the War on Christmas
A Modest Proposal for Defense Against the War on Christmas Leah Abrams Across this great and beautiful nation, bombs are dropping. Swords are being raised, grenades are being launched, and battalions are being activated. What aim do our aggressors pursue? What is the flag flown in this frightful fight? The bloody battle b...
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A Christian Perspective of the Two Types of Love by Kierkegaard and C.S. Lewis
Kierkegaard and Lewis What is love? If such a question were posed to an assembly of a hundred people, each person could potentially provide a different answer. None would be right. But then, none would be completely wrong either. From Plato to Singer, love has been defined and redefined according to the social norms of eac...
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A Review of Luke 4:38-44, a Passage in the Holy Bible
Luke 4:38-44 This passage appears as a part of Jesus’ Galilean ministry, a time in which He gathered disciples, preaches, performs miracles and begins to rouse opposition. The story comes immediately after Jesus’ anointing by the Spirit of God at his baptism, as well as his reading of the scroll of Isaiah in the Nazareth s...
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The Struggles Between the Individuals and the Church and Kingship in the 16th and 17th Century
The greatest struggle: Individuals versus Church and Kingship Human beings’ strongest ambitions are power and authority. It is almost impossible to make these aspirations last for a long time. As disagreements between ideas arise, new notions are born, and challenges are posed to power and authority. Luther’s challenges to...
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The Diversity in the Religion of Christianity
Every day the world is becoming a more diverse place. Diversity is reflected in different aspects of our lives such as language, political ideologies, cultural traditions, and religion. New approaches to each of these aspects rise due to the differences among beliefs or the non-conformism of individuals with certain doctrin...
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The Characteristics That Make David a Great Man in the Biblical Book of Samuel
The biblical book of Samuel presents the story of the greatest king of all; David. David's following of God's commandments, his trust in God, and caring for the ones around him, while having effective battle strategies to beat his enemies and maintaining the kingship, were characteristics that made David both a great man in...
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The Prophecy of a New Promise to the People of Israel
A New Promise Through a Prophecy Fulfilled: John the Baptist and the Baptism of Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels Introduction The Old Testament includes many prophecies of a Messiah coming to save the Jewish People, and this fostered a Messianic Expectation that the God of the Jews would send a Messiah like a great king...
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Communicating the Good News Through the Message of Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit
The Gospel According to Luke is the longest of the four gospels in the New Testament and is compiled from a variety of sources including Mark, the “Q Source” of the double tradition, and another source unique to Luke. While the exact date of origin and author’s identity remain unknown, Luke’s gospel is more efficient in com...
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