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Ten Commandments Essay Examples

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The Reasons Why the Ten Commandments Should Be in Public Schools
WHY should the Ten Commandments be in Public Schools? Erin Ludke The Ten Commandments are a basic set of divine laws in the bible; the Ten Commandments form the fundamental ethical code of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. According to the biblical narrative, God gave the commandments to Moses on Mt. Sinai and inscribed...
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A Discussion of the Reasons For Having the Ten Commandments in Public Schools
WHY should the Ten Commandments be in Public Schools? Erin Ludke The Ten Commandments are a basic set of divine laws in the bible; the Ten Commandments form the fundamental ethical code of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. According to the biblical narrative, God gave the commandments to Moses on Mt. Sinai and inscribed t...
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Should the Ten Commandments Be Posted in Public Schools?
Should the Ten Commandments be posted in public schools? October 1st, 1997-A 16-year-old in Pearl Mississippi is accused of going to Pearl High School and shooting nine students. Two die. Dec 1st, 1997-Three students are killed and five injured as a 14-year-old opens fire at s prayer circle in the hallway at Heat High Sch...
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The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments found in the book of Exodus in the Bible has always fascinated critical thinkers and creative artists alike. In this paper I am going to evaluate the first two commandments as explained by William Barclay in his handouts and then show how the Polish filmmaker Krystof Kieslowski examined them in his film...
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An Analysis of the Integrity and Truthfulness Promises from the Christian Ten Commandments
Why are the Ten Commandments also the Ten Promises? Christians see the Ten Commandments as the Laws of God. They regard the Ten Commandments as the basic moral code of mankind. Christians see it as a guideline of how God wants our life to be lived. Each one of the Ten Commandments is a demand from God. God is telling us how...
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How Wisdom Relates to Your Personality
Wisdom is more than using big words and being able to answer complex
questions. According to New Oxford American dictionary, wisdom is the
quality of having experience, knowledge and good judgment. Looking deeper
though, wisdom can be obtained by submitting to God's authority,
continually growing in scriptural understanding...
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An Analysis of the Story The Most Dangerous Game
The story, “The Most Dangerous Game”, is about this character named Sanger Rainsford, sailing on a yacht bound for South America hunting trip. One dark, calm evening in the Caribbean, Rainsford falls over the railing while trying to return his pipe and swims to this island called Ship – Trap Island. General Zaroff welcomes...
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A Holy Book: The Role It Can Play in Bringing about Civilization
What item could help us in a new colony; help us build a new government and economy? My choice is based on trying to help civilization as a whole and enabling us to build a government that will last in the new world. My choice is a religious book, such as The Bible, or another holy book based on the majority religion of my...
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Living in Christianity
A woman goes to get her ultrasound. She has been pregnant for 25 weeks, and is anxious to know how her child is faring. After examining the picture, the doctor tells her that her unborn child is doing well and that he is going to be a healthy baby boy. Even knowing that a child is going to be hard work, she is overjoyed. Th...
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The Death Penalty in California
Death penalty is an execution to someone who do metropolis crime. California must not justify “Death Penalty” because spends costs more, , and against religious law. The first point of against the “Death Penalty” is spending costs more. Ellen Kreitzberg who was Santa Clara Law Professor said, “..keep people save instea...
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Christianity Verses Worldly Views
God said let there be light and there was light. When people wake up for the most part the first thing they see is the sun and think what a bright light then close the shades. The way that I see the comparison and contrast of Godly ways today is important to the norms of society today. Others will see the truth, the way,...
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Honoring the Sabbath Day
Many people in our society today try to abide by the Ten Commandments and become moral citizens, however many people have forgotten some of the rules and have disobeyed what the commandments state. One of the Ten Commandments that has been the most rebelled against is the Fourth Commandment, which states “Remember the Sabba...
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An Essay on Hebrew Bible and Sexism
The Hebrew Bible and Sexism The Hebrew Bible is a book of wisdom. Within its pages are many noble and just intentions that, in practice, would benefit all of mankind. The Ten Commandments, for instance, are generally altruistic in aim. If everyone obeyed them, the world would certainly be a better place. And although th...
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An Analysis of the Ten Commandments as the Laws of God
Why are the Ten Commandments also the Ten Promises? Christians see the Ten Commandments as the Laws of God. They regard the Ten Commandments as the basic moral code of mankind. Christians see it as a guideline of how God wants our life to be lived. Each one of the Ten Commandments is a demand from God. God is telling us how...
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The Significance of the Fourth Commandment for Christians
The Fourth Commandment The Ten Commandments are the basis for all morals. In a civilized world that we are supposed to have at this time, the Ten Commandments are more important to us now because on the very strength of them, and the very truth and guidelines of them. The Ten Commandments demand respect for God, and deman...
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An Analysis of the Exodus, the Ten Commandments, and the Main Ideas of Judaism
Judaism is a religion that has been around for many years, since the time of Moses, ca. the thirteenth century B.C. That was the time in which God designated the Hebrews as His chosen people, brought them out of slavery in Egypt to the Promised Land (what is now Israel), and bestowed on them the stone tablets on which were...
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A Comparison of Islam and Christianity in the Context of Their Significance in Today's Society
Outline: Thesis: Despite the fact that there are many similarities and differences between Islam and Christianity, both religions are significant in today's society, which is reflected in the grand number of followers each has amassed. I. Similarities between Islam and Christianity A. The "messenger" an...
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A Discussion on Morality and Its Understanding
There are many ways one can classify the word morality. Morality can be what a persons inherent rules of right and wrong that where not given to them by anyone or anything, they are inherent morals that each person is given. Another way a person can look at morality is the obvious religious implications that morals come fro...
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An Analysis of The Four Points of the Definition of Religion
The word "religion" can have as many meanings as there are people on this planet. Each person has heir own interpretation of what religion means to themselves and the people around them. Religion is an organized community of many different types of groups that believe in their own divine being or beings, stories a...
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The Need for Religion and Philosophy in the History of the World
In the old stone age, the eldest male of the group was the leader. He was looked up to. That man set an example for all to follow, and their lives were set up as he wanted them. In the late BC times, groups started forming following the nomadic times, with a leader and specific ways of life. They took these to a higher leve...
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The Eternal Law as Described in the Commandments of the Bible
The Eternal Law "There is none like God, O Jeshurun, Who rides through the heavens to your help, and in His majesty through the skies. The Eternal God is your dwelling place" (Deuteronomy 33:26-27 RSV) "And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, to know Him Who is true; and we...
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Ten Commandments and Their Relation to the Law
Beliefs keep people from doing wrong. Refer to the Ten Commandments as the majorities who are Christian carry out. The laws and commandments that God gives us to live by are given to us so that we might live a good life in this earth. The keeping of these laws do not get us to heaven; only faith and a relationship with Jesu...
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The Question of Murder in the Short Story Killings by Andrew Dubus
Murder is a crime that can not be compared to any other. It goes against all moral laws and is even goes against the Ten Commandments. However, is there a time when murder is acceptable? Are there situations when someone has the right to take another's life? These are the question posed in the short story "Killings&quo...
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An Analysis of the Book of Deuteronomy
Reflection Journal #4 On Deuteronomy We have read that Deuteronomy literally means "Second Law." This title conveys this books nature and purpose. In other words, this book is a repetition, completion, and explanation of the law that was given to Moses and his people on Mount Sinai. It helps to bring to focus...
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The Religious Stance in the Epic of Beowulf
Scholars have argued about the religious stance of the epic poem Beowulf for centuries. Although the man who put the poem down on paper, known as the Beowulf poet, was a devout Christian, the actual poem itself is pagan. There are many clues in the epic that lead us to this conclusion such as the numerous references to pag...
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