Born in a family of farmers, I grew with many teachings about patience, industry and sacrifices. These three are just few of what someone takes to stay long under the sun in order for him to till the soil and sow the seeds properly. It was never easy to wake up early while bearing in mind that you a...
As we acquire more knowledge, we tend to delve in to the deepest part of our beings by yearning to search for the truth of our existence. Before getting into the two main topics of this mini-thesis, let us first understand the basic concept of philosophy.
It is define...
"Belief in God was central to the lives of the early Christians but has become irrelevant for modern man" Discuss
Luke's Act's of the Apostles, an early diary of the Christian faith, concludes with St. Paul's arrival in Rome in around 60 A.D. Christianity had come to the centre of world power and...
Why God Became Man
The Incarnation of Jesus Christ
The word incarnation does not occur in the Bible. It is derived from the Latin in and caro(flesh), meaning clothed in flesh, the act of assuming flesh. Its only use in theology is in reference to that gracious, voluntary...
Justice, Community, and the Coming Kingdom
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A Journey Through The Old Testament
The Story of how God Developed His People in the Old Testament
Elmer L. Towns
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GOD IS LOVE
"God is Love." This simple yet complex statement is found only twice1, 2 in the Bible and is commonly presented out of context. It is generally misunderstood and often circulated in a fashion that leads many into Hell. The statement –while very easy to make and accept when presented i...
Knowing and Loving God Through the Incarnation
A Christmas sermon by Coty Pinckney, Desiring God Community Church, Charlotte, NC, 12/19/04
What do you celebrate at Christmas?
• Some celebrate their family.
• Some celebrate their cultural or family traditions.
Although the following selections were collected from my library of myriad genres and appear to be superficially unrelated, there is a deeper meaning, or theme, which pervades every work and forms the underlying structure of the piece. That meaning, or theme, is Man's yearning for truth and his eter...
THE HEART OF MAN
OR THE SPIRITUAL HEART MIRROR
(An Allegorical Representation in Ten Pictures)
This booklet originated in France in 1732, was revised and re-written for the mission fields of Africa by Rev. J. R. Gschwend in 1929, and has subsequently been translated and printed under copyright...
Essay on Man
An Electronic Classics Series Publication
Essay on Man by Alexander Pope is a publication of The Electronic Classics Series. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose,...
Martin Luther, A Treatise on Christian Liberty (1520)
Martin Luther’s early works were essentially negative in tone: he explained what he found wrong with the Church and described or attacked it in detail. On Christian Liberty (written less than two months after the Letter to the German...
Three "Calls" from God
Is God Calling?
Learn to Discern
The following article offers practical solutions to finding God's will concerning a vocation in one's life.
Determining God's Call for Your Life
The quest for discovering God's call for your life should be paramount. Nothing is more import...
Scripture: Luke 17:10 Text: Just Doing My Job!
“So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, “We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do.”
When a good soldier does the job he has been trained to do and ordere...
BOOK OF LISTS
The Quiz Contestants
Bible and Religion
Morality is often overpowered by materialistic pursuits. In "A Man for All Seasons",Robert Bolt shows the corruption of those who put self interest above all other values. His use of such characters as Thomas Cromwell, Richard Rich, Chapuys and Wolsey help convey this
corruption. There is yet a...
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...
Man vs "Nature"?
As I have read for class these past two assignments, I have been forced to face an important distinction that I think is often overlooked by many environmental advocates (a group of people which I have been known to associate myself with). The problem I would like to address, or at...
Table of Contents
Analysis of Major Characters
Themes, Motifs & Symbols
Summary & Analysis
Act One, scene one
Act One, scenes two–three
Act One, scene four
Act One, scenes five–six
Act One, scene seven
Act One, scene eight
Act Two, scenes one–...
According to Augustine, the state has a purely relative and provisional value. Political structures aim to maintain earthly peace and security and civil authority is necessary due to the fallen nature of man. While the state can promote and maintain peace among the Fall, one cannot rely on the state...