"Jesus" Essays and Research Papers

Jesus

Impact of Jesus History of Western Civilization If there was a debate focusing on the question of who is the most important, influential, or impactful person in the history of the world, Jesus Christ and Chuck Norris would be neck and neck for the top spot. Although Chuck may present an interesting case, Jesus has to take the cake for how he influenced entire cultures and their cultural beliefs during his time on earth, and almost 2000 years later in the modern era. The amount of lives he has...

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human morality. The fall of man, initiated by Adam’s inability to resist Eve’s temptation to disobey God in the Garden, is paramount. Sin had not entered this world until that moment. It explains why we are all sinful by nature. We must follow Jesus’ teachings and develop discipline and self-control in order to counteract this original sin. Write 2-3 sentences explaining the importance of God revealing Himself through covenants. The Covenants, New, and Old alike are God’s way of interacting...

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give birth to a son. She would name her son Jesus. Mary being a virgin gave birth to a child, conceived by God through his Spirit. Jesus being conceived in a supernatural manner became man and God in one creation. God became incarnate in this child who became known by the name of Jesus (Mathew 1:18-25). Jesus was a Palestinian Jew, born in a town south of Jerusalem, raised in Nazareth in a small village in Galilee. Jesus was not any ordinary child. Jesus was the son of the living God. Not only was...

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Jesus of Nazareth

 Jesus of Nazareth The purpose of life is to serve, know and love God. This is one example of the standards for Christianity. Jesus once said, “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” This expresses his opinion that whoever follows the religion should only believe in one God. Jesus’s religion, Christianity, has spread throughout the world. While influencing the world for about 2,000 years, about 33% of the world is Christian. (Garza,1). Jesus Christ...

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Reflection on Jesus

Reflections on Jesus The teachings of Jesus, His death and resurrection, and the promise of His return provide believers with a firm foundation for living, confidence in God’s power and provision in our lives, and clear direction in The Way. As a believer, His message directs my educational choices, guides my life experiences, and determines how I approach society. Christ teaches that the measure of successful living in His eternal kingdom is far different than the standards society espouses. In...

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Jesus Essay

Leadership Essay “Jesus” In the Bible, Jesus' leadership can be summed up as having vision translated into reality, creating a leadership team, establishing authority for the church and over Satan, and preparing himself for any situation. Jesus walked the earth more than 2,000 years ago. This one man made such an impression on those around him that he is still to this day considered the greatest leader of all time. For one man to make such an impact on the world, especially considering...

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Who Is Jesus

Response Paper: Who is Jesus? Abstract This paper discusses who Jesus is in the context of Matthew 16 13-20. Also discussed are the historical and modern views of Jesus and my own personal view of who he is. From the time he was in the womb, to millennia after his death, the world has been trying to answer the question, “Who is Jesus?” For some he was a crazy lunatic, a heretic, a political problem. Some thought he was a religious prophet, John the Baptist, Elijah, or even Jeremiah. However...

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Jesus and Muhammed

Jesus and Muhammad your name University of Phoenix HUM/130 Christianity and Islam are currently and arguably the largest religions with a following. Today you will find Muslims and Christians present in every territory and country in the world. Jesus and Mohammed are two of history's most important and well known figures in religion today. The lives of men and women has been shaped by the teachings of Jesus and Mohammed for a long period of time. Jesus...

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The Miracles of Jesus

Give an account of The parable of the Great Feast [35 marks] Jesus has just addressed the guests at a banquet he is attending. He has wanted them not to choose the best seats, but instead choose the lowest place because ‘all who make themselves great will be humbles, and those who humble themselves will be made great’. A reminder here of the Magnificent and the idea that Jesus message turns the normal social structure on its head. Bock notes how at an ancient meal, the table was usually in the shape...

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Jesus of Nazareth

that person is Jesus of Nazareth. The life of Jesus transformed an innumerable amount of people over the last two thousand years. As mentioned above, those who believe Jesus had the divine spirit within number in the billions. Interestingly, all of these people know of Jesus only through the writings of the New Testament which is comprised of Gospels that chronicle his life. Unfortunately, since those writing the Gospels were writing close to seventy years after the death of Jesus, it is absolutely...

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The Beatitudes of Jesus

peace and happiness, but also right into the Kingdom of God after our journey on earth comes to an end. Jesus Christ gave us the eight Beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount, recorded for all posterity in the Gospel of Matthew, the first Book of the New Testament of the Bible. The teachings of Christ Jesus were simple but unique and innovative at the time of his life on earth thus the message of Jesus was one of humility, charity, and brotherly love. He taught transformation of the inner person. All...

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Jesus Camp

Jesus Camp “It is no wonder, with that kind of intense training and discipline, that those young people are ready to kill themselves for the cause of Islam. I want to see young people who are as committed to the cause of Jesus Christ as the young people are to the cause of Islam. I want to see them as radically laying down their lives for the gospel as they are over in Pakistan and Israel and Palestine and all those different places, you know, because we have… excuse me, but we have the truth...

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Jesus Camp

yaya Ms. Van Amerong ENC 1101 March 10, 2012 JESUS CAMP OR BUST Jesus Camp is a documentary about the beliefs and rituals of the Evangelistic people all around America. Many people believe that these Evangelists are taking Christianity to a whole new level. In the movie, parents raise their kids to believe that being Christian is the only right thing. You are either a believer in God or not. In the documentary, the directors, Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady show how Evangelists have shifted far...

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Jesus and Strength

reason. If I mess up and make a mistake, then yes I will have to face a consequence, but again all things are linked. So I highly stand on the fact that I have the strength of connectedness because I use it every day of my life and in my walk with Jesus Christ. Relator My next strength is Relator, that means having an enjoyment in a close relationship with others, and finding deep satisfaction in working hard with friends to achieve a goal. I see this in my everyday life because of my close relationships...

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Jesus and Christ

My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, 7 rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness .9 For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, 13 When you were dead in your sins and...

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Who is Jesus? - Gabrielle McCulligh

Who Is Jesus? Jesus is the savior. He is the one who gave up his life to forgive the sins of all humankind and to give all of us a second chance at life. Jesus is God's son, sent by God to die to save us all because God loves us and wants to give us all second chances. Growing up in a Christian home, I was taught from a young age to thank Jesus because he sacrificed...

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Portraits of Jesus Book Review

for: _Portraits of Jesus: A Reading Guide_ Linnie Kelly Saint Leo University Rev. William Barnes July 23, 2013 _Portraits of Jesus_ by Robert Imperato _Portraits of Jesus: A Reading Guide_ was written by Robert Imperato and published by University Press of America in 2008. The main theme of this book is to explain the many different ways that Jesus is portrayed throughout the New Testament by the many different authors. This book gives priority to the life and times of Jesus Christ and how He...

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The Ethical Teachings of Jesus

Introduction To some people Jesus is most famous as a teacher of ethics and morality. Yet the ethical teachings of Jesus, that has been forwarded to us, are recounted in an unsystematic nature. The reason for this is probably due to the nature of our primary sources concerning the historical Jesus, as a real person of history. In spite of that, the Torah is assumed and forms the centre of Jesus’ teachings and doing the Will of God according to the Torah as interpreted by Jesus. In this essay I will be...

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Jesus vs. Mohammed

Jesus the Christ and Mohammed no two single men have touched more lives. They founded two related yet separate religions that today have seem to become the main stream of society around the world. In the year, “0” B.C. near the town of Bethlehem Jesus was born. Almost 600 years later in the town of Mecca the Prophet Mohammed was born. These two events changed the course of history for all humankind. Jesus’ life was ministry and death. Much of the early life of Jesus Christ is a mystery. The preponderance...

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Jesus and The Rich Young Ruler

listed to have the detailed dialogue between the rich man, Jesus and His disciples. When the rich young ruler came to Jesus asking what he could do to inherit eternal life, Jesus told him to sell all that he had and follow Him. The scripture goes onto to say that the young man went away sorrowing (Mark 10:17-31,NIV). Jesus used this confrontation to express, How hard it is for the ones who have many possessions to enter the kingdom of God. Jesus then states an example for his disciples. "It is easier...

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Resurrection: Jesus Christ

one, and the purpose of these showing the deity of Jesus Christ. Of the 34 miracles recorded in the Gospel’s, John only places eight of these in the book of John. This is where John strives to show the deity of Christ and not himself. With all hopes everyone will understand this better. The definition of miracle can be construed as wonderful. As Reg Quirk says “indeed in whom there is no deceit” ( (Quirk 2008). Here he is speaking of Jesus Christ, John furthers this by his writings. ...

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Why was Jesus successful?

Cherry Chu Teacher Mr Hattam Why was Jesus successful? The founder I have chosen is Jesus. In my opinion Jesus was the most successful founder among all of the other founders because he was able to spread the faith of Christianity to different parts of the world. One of the reasons why I think Jesus was successful is that today there are over 2000 million Christians – largest religion in the world. Christianity began in the mid-1st century in the Middle East, which are about 2000 years...

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Jesus Christ - Essay

Most of us know about Jesus Christ and his life. Therefore, I will briefly cover Jesus in this paper. As for Muhammad, I will attempt to shed some light on the subject of this "Messenger of God". Perhaps a better understanding of this Islamic icon can be obtained and understood through this comparative essay. Both of these religious figures caused a renewal of faith and belief in the one and only God, or Allah as the Muslims know Him by. Jesus Christ Jesus Christ, son of God, was born to...

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The Impact of Jesus on the World

As Historian Philip Schaff stated, "This Jesus of Nazareth, without money and arms, conquered more millions than Alexander, Caesar, Mohammed, and Napoleon; without science...he shed more light on things human and divine than all philosophers and scholars combined; without the eloquence of schools, he spoke such words of life as were never spoken before or since, and produced effects which lie beyond the reach of orator or poet; without writing a single line, he set more pens in motion, and furnished...

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Hum/130 Jesus and Mohammad

Jesus and Mohammad HUM/130 Axia College of University of Phoenix There are many religions in our society today but there are two that really stand out and almost seem to want to destroy each other. This is pretty insane to me because they both have very similar history and their major leaders have very similar almost messages. Jesus is the main prophet of Christianity and Mohammed is the main prophet of Islam. Jesus and Mohammad have many followers, but the Muslims considered...

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Jesus Messiah or Universal Savior

Jesus: Messiah or Universal Savior Although the gospels of Matthews and Like are the most similar of all of the canonical gospels, they offer different messages and send differing accounts of the figure of Jesus. Matthew calls Jesus the Jewish Messiah, while Luke does the opposite. Luke calls Jesus the universal savior, and by doing so each writer sets up their gospel to try and explain who they think Christ is by using their writing and knowledge to their advantage. Matthew depicts Jesus to...

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Jesus and Mohammed Paper

Jesus and Mohammed Paper By Paula Mckenney Axia College of University of Phoenix This comparison of Jesus and Mohammed and the chart will show the difference between the both of them. It will also show the difference between the way they lived, who had the greater authority, teaching and the miracles they had for the people whom they lived with. It will also show how they got along with and who had the greatest power between the both of...

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Jesus and Mohammed Paper

Jesus & Mohammed Paper Debra A. Moore HUM 130 May 27, 2012 Eric Hammen Jesus & Mohammed Paper Christianity and Islam are two religions that are monotheistic, meaning they believe in only one God. Christianity believes in Jesus, while Judaism believes in Mohammed. While the two religions are monotheistic, it does not mean they believe in the same beliefs nor have the same beliefs about their Gods. While Christianity believes Jesus to be the son of God, Islam believes in Mohammed; a...

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Jesus Creed "Response Paper"

Theological Seminary LEAD Formation and Mission Jeff Knight 11/26/2012 “Jesus Creed” Response Paper The Jesus Creed has really helped me to look at Scripture from what I believe is a more biblical and Jesus centered perspective. While I have read the words Jesus used from Deuteronomy 6:4-9 and Leviticus 19:18 many times in Scripture, I never considered how all His teachings might have stemmed from them. I did not know Jesus had amended the Shema of Judaism because I didn’t know there was a Shema...

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The Temple and Synagogues in Jesus’ Day

 The Temple and Synagogues in Jesus’ Day Joseph R. Shell Averett University 0720; REL 102 Mark Nickens, Ph.D. April 13, 2013 The Temple and Synagogues in Jesus’ Day Introduction The scriptures show that Jesus visited both the Temple and Synagogues of his day (Nickens, 2011). The purpose of this paper is to provide background and explain the purpose of the Temple and Synagogues that existed in Jesus’ day. A layout of the Temple and a description of its different...

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Is Jesus Still Relevant

Is Jesus Still Relevant in Today’s Society 1 Is Jesus Still Relevant in Today’s Society? Is Jesus Still Relevant in Today’s Society 2 Abstract This paper is designed to answer the question posed in its title. In 2009, with countless religions on the horizon, numerous inspirational figures gaining popularity, and the focus on science to produce answers; the questions must be asked. Is Jesus still relevant in today’s society? That is exactly what I set out to answer throughout the...

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The Life and Teachings of Jesus

The Life and Teachings of Jesus 1. Why was Israel so full of unrest at the time of Jesus' birth? Israel was unrest from taxation, disrespect to local tradition and culture, the mounting religious tensions, the general wish to be free and self ruled, and the negative response to the Roman military presence which grew. 2. What were some of the expectations of those who thought they lived in the "end times"? They expected that the Romans would be destroyed and they would no longer be oppressed...

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A Third Look at Jesus

at Jesus) The seminar last February 12, 2011 tackled about “A Third Look at Jesus” which was discussed to us by Mr. Jimmy Cabag, an elementary public-school teacher in Escalante Central Elementary School, at the same time a servant in the Catholic Institution here in the city. The discussant told us that we need a third look. As we tread our spiritual path, it is imperative that we keep step with Jesus or rather we strive to heighten our bond with Him. Therefore, we fix our gaze on Jesus in our...

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A Comparison of Jesus and Mohammed

 A Contrast and Comparison of Jesus and Muhammad Bettye Joyce Davis Hum 130 A Contrast and Comparison of Jesus and Muhammad According to "Comparing Jesus and Muhammad" (n.d.), “Each year, thousands of Christian homes and churches are torched or bombed by Muslim mobs, and hundreds of Christians, including dozens of priests, pastors, nuns and other church workers are murdered at the hands of Islamic extremists. The so-called justification varies, from charges of apostasy or evangelism...

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Share Jesus Without Fear

Share Jesus Share Jesus Without Fear- Critique Abstract Christianity is declining in America at an alarming rate. Our nation is suffering morally and spiritually with no differentiation between Christians and lost people. Christians are committing the sin of silence and are putting their lamps under a basket instead of sharing the Gospel message. Without Christians dutifully carrying out the mandate of the Great Commission, millions will never know that there is hope in Jesus. It is my conviction...

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Jesus Reflection Essay

what I have read, viewed, and learned about Jesus’ life. In the following piece I will be reviewing the following topics and how they coincide with my own life and experiences. The topics are as follow: Jesus’ Teachings, Miracles, and His Death and Resurrection. I have chosen these particular topics because I can relate to them in some spectrum of my life to the present day as well as the fact that I specifically admire what these topics entail. In Jesus Teachings (Matthew 5:9, NKJV), “Blessed are...

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Jesus and Muhammad Paper

Jesus & Mohammad Paper Travis Davis Course HUM 130 Professor Ferris 01/20/2008 There are hundreds of thousands of religions all over the world. Some of them we know about and some of them we don’t. Usually, one thing that most religions have in common is a founder or the head figure of the religion that any particular religion revolves around. This one person is the teacher and everyone else is the follower. Two major religions that are still extremely active in today’s world are Christianity...

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The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ

The Second Coming of Jesus Christ Praise the Lord. Respected judges and my dear friends, greetings to you all in the matchless name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The second coming of Christ is the blessed hope of the church, the grand climax of the gospel. The Savior's coming will be literal, personal, visible, and worldwide. When He returns, the righteous dead will be resurrected, and together with the righteous living will be glorified and taken to heaven, but the unrighteous will remain...

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An Essay Comparing Joshua and Jesus

God’s plan for Salvation of His people. The book of Joshua shows the difference between living a life, like Moses, under the Law of the Old Testament and under the freedom, which came from Jesus Christ, as Joshua did. One could certainly make a strong case that Joshua 1-6 can be looked at as a metaphor of Jesus Christ and man’s salvation through Him. The evidence ranges from Joshua’s name to the meaning of the Jordan River. The implications would mean that God was discretely showing the Israelites...

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Jesus of the Gospels

Jesus of the Gospels The beginning of Jesus' final week on earth began with Palm Sunday. This is where Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey to celebrate passover. People welcomed Jesus by throwing palms under his donkey. This was so that the donkey would not touch the ground. This was kind of the 'red carpet' treatment even though a donkey was equivalent to a poor man's car nowadays. Even though Jesus is all powerful, he chose to ride on a donkey. This juxtaposition shows Jesus’ humility...

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Miracle of Jesus

Miracles Of Jesus A miracle is an extraordinary and surprising happening that may not be explained by normal standards and is therefore attributed to the presence and action of a supernatural or divine power. Jesus Christ Himself was a miracle. From the manner of His Birth, to His Resurrection, and everything in between, He lived a wonderfully miraculous life entirely unlike any other human. A miracle is an unusual event which may or may not bring with it surprise. A miracle is also a significant...

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Jesus Birth

God sent John the Baptist to identify Jesus Christ as the true Light and Savior. First Christ became a human being and lived here on earth among us and was full of loving forgiveness and truth(John 975). One day while John was baptizing in the Jordan River, Jesus approached to be baptized. Once He was baptized, the Holy Spirit descended from Heaven in the form of a dove and rested on Jesus. This sign told John that Jesus is the Son of God(John 977). Jesus performs many miracles and still there...

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The Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ

ressurection of Jesus Christ is an event that occurs in the New Testament where Jesus, God's only son, is crucified, buried, and three days later rises from the dead. Christians accept the New Testament story as an historical account of a ressurection, which is central to the christian faith. However its impact on other religions reinforces the gravity of this event. Non-Christians, still find meaning in its themes in which the crucifixion story is a spiritual symbol of Jesus changing forms...

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Jesus and Holy Souls

Our Suffering Saviour for the Holy Souls in Purgatory O most sweet Jesus, through the bloody sweat which Thou didst suffer in the Garden of Gethsemane, have mercy on these Blessed Souls. Have mercy on them. R. Have mercy on them, O Lord. O most sweet Jesus, through the pains which Thou didst suffer during Thy most cruel scourging, have mercy on them. R. Have mercy on them, O Lord. O most sweet Jesus, through the pains which Thou didst suffer in Thy most painful crowning...

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Moses, Jesus and Muhammad

Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad are today considered as three of the greatest prophets in the world. They portrayed themselves as religious figures as well as the messengers of god. There teachings are believed by many people and they have many followers. While Moses and Muhammad are projected as the prophets, Jesus is considered to be the son of god. They established a monotheistic belief and believed that they were the only god and there is only one god to follow. It was thought that both Jesus and Muhammad...

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Jesus and Holy Spirit

these elements to your message. In our Bible study and conversations that we have during our meetings, or get togethers. Someone is appointed each time to research and set up a game plan for us to discuss and have a meeting of the minds. Just as if Jesus was sitting in the room with His disciples. The speaker controls his/her format and gives a ten to fifteen minute summary of what they found interesting and gives us time to react in questions and opinions. This is a meaningful and responsive reaction...

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Jesus and Muhammed

Jesus and Muhammad   To compare the lives of Jesus and Muhammad is quite interesting as many aspects of their lives are similar regarding perspective of the nature of God. In contrast the two men began under different circumstances. Muhammad was born of a mortal man and woman and Jesus’ father is the living God and a mortal mother. Another interesting fact is that Muhammad was married and Jesus was never married. These are just a few simple facts, Jesus and Muhammad were two very different...

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Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament

Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament_ _By Christopher Wright The role of Jesus in the New Testament can hardly be disputed. He is the foundation, the source, and the completion of salvation into the Church for all who would believe. A question that is often ignored, though, is how does Jesus relate to the Old Testament. Is there a relation between Jesus and the Old Testament? If so, then what factors are involved in that relationship? Is knowledge of the Old Testament essential for understanding...

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Comparison of Jesus and Confucius

To compare and contrast Jesus Christ and Confucius Two different men, living half of century apart on different continents, representatives of distinctly unlike cultures, and yet their influence on world is so similar. Both men set the beginnings of new religions and new eras in their countries. The religions they founded, survived for two millenniums shaping ideologies not of a single country but of half of the world. Their names are very well known and influential even in modern world. These...

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Is jesus Real

Was Jesus real? Though some may not believe Jesus was the divine Christ that Christianity venerates as the Son of God and savior of the world, and may regard accounts of the miracles and wonders attending him as mere legendary accretion; nevertheless they certainly believe there had to have been a central figure that began Christianity. Perhaps he was just a wandering teacher, or an exorcist, an apocalyptic prophet or a zealot who opposed the Romans. Perhaps he was all these things, or even...

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Week 7 Assignment Jesus and Mohammed

Jesus and Mohammed Jesus and Mohammed shared an ancestral heritage that had a significant impact in the times in which they lived. The comparison between Jesus and Mohammed begins in Mesopotamia with Abraham over 4000 years ago. Abraham was the ancestral father of three major world religions; Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The monotheistic legacy of Abraham’s religion remained unchanged for nearly 2000 years until the time of Jesus when the legacy of Abraham created a new branch in Christianity...

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Jesus and Mohammed

Jesus and Mohammed Erin Halls 130 May 4,2013 Dr. EL Kornegay, Jr. Jesus and Mohammed The Life of Jesus The religion of Christianity has a foundation that is based around the teachings of Jesus Christ of Nazareth whose life story is told in the New Testament in the Bible. Jesus of Nazareth also widely known as Jesus Christ is the son of God according to Christians. The exact date of his birth is not known, however he was born to a virgin named Mary who had a fiancée, a carpenter whose...

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The Great I Am Sayings of Jesus

records the seven great “I AM” statements of Jesus, each one used to give insight into His person, His deity, and how He relates to God in the OT. “Seven times John records Jesus saying, ‘I am…,’ attaching it to a metaphor. These seven statements give special insight into who Christ claimed to be…He was identifying Himself with Jehovah of the Old Testament”. The “I AM” statement that I will be focusing on is “I AM the true vine”. Jesus says this in John 15:1 “I AM the true vine, and...

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The Mystical Politics of Jesus; An Ode to Kristofferson's Song, ''Jesus Was a Capricorn''

The Mystical Politics of Jesus: An Ode to Kristofferson’s Song, “Jesus Was a Capricorn” By Ricky Vinson Addressing the provocative Kris Kristofferson song “Jesus Was a Capricorn,” I will mention the mere title of another like-themed song, “I Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’ To Die Rag,” performed by folk-rock-political musician Country Joe McDonald at the historically pivotal Woodstock Festival, August 1969—simply to serve as food thought, no distraction intended. Still, from my perspective, to dissect...

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Hum 130 Jesus and Muhammad Paper

JESUS AND MUHAMMAD Axia College Jesus and Muhammad, ever since they walked this earth people have flocked and worshiped these men. But why, what makes them important and why are they still the most influential people on earth. Christianity alone makes up for 2 billion people world-wide while Islam commands over 1 billion worldwide. Followers of both reach to all parts large and small on the planet and from all areas the views differ in the way they worship the leaders. Both have one God (Allah...

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Jesus Life

Jesus Life After reading Gospel of Mark and seeing Joshua, which Director is Mel Gibson, 2004, and a Passion of Christ, Director Jon Purdy, 2002, I thought Jesus I thought what a great guy, no wonder why he has so many followers. In this paper I am going to talk about each movie and then a Gospel of Mark and then I am going to relate them. First of all I would like to talk about Joshua, the movie started with a stranger coming to town that needed help to glue back their community that was why...

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Son of God is the best title for Jesus

Son of God is the best title for Jesus.’ Agree Son of God is straightforward / it is in Mark 1:1 / what the Christians believed and what Mark’s Gospel describes Jesus as / the Chief Priest asked him if he was Son of the Blessed One at the trial and Jesus answered, ‘I am.’ / Psalm 2 may be referred to here by some students / described as this at the baptism / transfiguration / immediately after Jesus died / declared Son of God by demon possessed people / declaration of faith when it is used / not...

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Jesus as Our Savior

the power of Christ may rest upon me. 10 For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong. Ephesians 1:17-21 I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit[a] of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches...

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knowing jesus through the old testament

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