Dr. John Salesses
Seeking Wisdom 110
February 6, 2012
An Eternal Gift from God to Humanity
What is love? A question all humans will examine during their lifetime; a question human beings including scientists, psychologists, artists, etc. will never come to an agreeme
Earth: Our Gift From God
This paper presents a Toulmin model argument for the care and usage of the Earth and its natural resources as dictated by God in the Holy Bible (NIV). The Old Testament provides many guidelines for man to live fruitfully o
Dogs are a gift of god
It is well known that dogs are our friends. Human beings keep getting along well with dogs from the earliest times. But the fact is that dogs are not only our best friends but also rather useful for us. In other words, dogs can give human beings a big
The wages of sin and the gift of God.
ROMANS 6:23 “for the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord.”
*SIN- sin is ‘missing the mark.’ When Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit, they missed the mark that God had set before them. God has set a
The study of the nature of God:
October 01, 2009The study of the nature of God:
“Test all things; hold fast what is good.” (1 Thessalonians 4:21 TDB:NIV) One of the many unique qualities of...
As a product of the Black preaching tradition, Martin Luther King Jr. vocalized much on his views regarding the question of the problem of God. In defining God's place in the human struggle, Dr. King defined God's four roles which included God as a creator, sustainer of existence, person in history,
In this paper I will contrast the five theories of human nature, and explain why I believe one to be more superior to the other four. To begin, the five theories of human nature are, rationality, divinity, man-machine, existentialism, and cultural.
The first of the five theories is rationality, an
The Joseph Narrative: Literary Analysis and the Role of God
The Joseph narrative can be found in the book of Genesis chapters 37-50. It is slightly interrupted “by the story of Judah and Tamar (Gen. 38) and by the so-called Blessing of Jacob (Gen. 49:1-28)” (Skinner, 438). The story of Jos
Gifts have their own way to bring happiness to a people. People usually give gifts to friends and relative to share their feelings. That is one of the ways to strengthen the relationship between two people. Usually gifts give joy and pleasure to the receiver. People usually t
In comparing the views concerning human nature expressed within the writings of Paul, a first century Christian biblical writer, alongside those of Ayatullah Mutahhari, a twentieth century Islamic philosopher, we are confronted with two very different aspects of human nature. On the one hand, both w
Justice, Community, and the Coming Kingdom
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BECOMING LIKE GOD: AN EVANGELICAL DOCTRINE OF THEOSIS ROBERT V. RAKESTRAW*
In one of his letters Athanasius, the fourth-century defender of the faith, made his famous statement that the Son of God became man “that he might deify us in himself.” 1 Elsewhere he
Does God exist? Is there evidence for the existence of God?
Question: "Does God exist? Is there evidence for the existence of God?"
Answer: The existence of God cannot be proved or disproved. The Bible says that we must accept by faith the fact that God exists: “And without faith it is impos
Quote: “I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake” Bernard Shaw
Topic: Love life, and live life closer to nature
Inge (Chair): A reluctant hero
Liezl: An epic journey
Danielle: A choice between the life he le
The concept of God according to Descartes and the so called antitheist position of Descartes Philomon Kani
René Descartes is often credited with being the “Father of Modern Philosophy.” This title is justified due both to his break
A Journey Through The Old Testament
The Story of how God Developed His People in the Old Testament
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We as humans have an important role to play when confronted with an issue which is in any way concerned with our relationship to nature. Although we coexist on this planet with numerous other species of life, ours is the only one whose decisions can potentially have a significant influence on the st
Nature is a very splendid concept to understand. But it is not a concept that can be easily grasped, a lot of observation and study is required. It is a gorgeous form of art which always brings smile on our faces. It has a unique way of affecting our moods and it can force us to c
Nature and Nurture: Is It Really A Debate?
Must nature and nurture, humanity’s developmental basis for its existence really be a debate? This historical debate had long surpassed generations of learning and proving that at its best, I suggest must now be put in its final rest.
I do not pr
[ Death Through Adam, Life Through Christ ] Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned.
“It is proven every human being sins. Sin is often defined as missing the mark. It is a failure to l