"Old Testament" Essays and Research Papers

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Old Testament

Ethical Values In The Old Testament BY JOHN G. TAYLOR III RELIGION 205 DR. FRANK JOHNSON 18 NOVEMBER 1996 ETHICAL VALUES IN THE OLD TESTAMENT How we live our lives is governed by ethics. Ethics is "human moral conduct according to principles of what is good or right to do." Our ethical values today descend primarily from a Christian ethic in which "a truly ethical decision, we are told, must be spontaneous, undirected, free - the individual's unfettered and uncoerced response to each new...

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Running head: OLD TESTAMENT LEADERSHIP 1 Old Testament Leadership Miguel A. Gallegos Hope International University Prof. S. Allard ...

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Old Testament Paper

Ruffin Paul McCuistion REL123 “What is Wisdom in the Old Testament sense I believe having a clear definition and understanding wisdom can help us better interpret the Bible’s original intent of Scripture. First of all we must consider the meaning of the primary Hebrew word for wisdom which is (hakam, “wise” and hokma, “wisdom”), and secondly, we must take into account the themes, content and forms that are found in the Old Testament wisdom material. One of the books in the Bible which is...

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Old Testament Prophets

Introduction to Biblical Studies (PHIL 223) Study Guide Old Testament Prophets Carol Swain Lewis, Ph.D., Instructor God’s Messengers From the beginning, prophets were known as spokesmen for God. In other words, the purpose for a prophet was to speak God’s words to the Israelites. Sometimes God’s message for his people was a call to repent and return to God’s ways, and sometimes a prophet foretold future events. Regardless, when a prophet, the evangelist of his day, appeared...

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Rel220: Old Testament survey exam

REL 220: OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY FINAL EXAM Theology of Ezekiel: One of the aspects of the Theology of Ezekiel is Idolatry. The prophet Ezekiel is unreserved in his language when it comes to describing idols. He uses the Hebrew word “ gillulim” (dung/manure) in a disdainful way to describe the uselessness of idols. God seeks exclusiveness from his chosen people, we can see this from the time God called Abraham to leave his father’s house, since Abrahams father was an idol maker. God knew this...

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Bible Book Summaries: Old Testament

Bible Book Summaries: Old Testament Bobbi Fletcher Module 5 February18, 2012 Summary of the books of the Old Testament Numbers The Genre's of this book are made up of Law and History due to the sins of disobedience and "god" worshiping. Along Israel's journey they were led away to wandered for 40 years in the wilderness before coming into the promised land. In the first 25 chapters of Numbers we see the experiences of the first generation of the Israelites in the wilderness along with the...

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Old Testament

both the Old and New Testament, it has been awhile since I have read either one of them. Before this class, I never really studied either one and did not feel completely confident in my understanding of the meaning of the Bible. I feel like studying the Old Testament has given me a better understanding of all the events in the Old Testament as well as shone some light on the New Testament. I feel like it gives me further explanation and since I am a person that always asks “Why?”, the Old Testament...

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Moral Living Synoptic Question Answer on Old Testament

essay it is my intention to examine the theme of moral living within the Old Testament and the Celtic Church. Morality refers to ethical issues. It is the quality of being in accord with standards of right or good conduct. It is a system of ideas of right and wrong conduct. There are two interlinked themes of religious morality and social morality under moral living. The foundation of moral living within the Old Testament is the Sinai Covenant. Whereas, the basis of morality in Celtic Church is...

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Review of Selected Old Testament Books of the Bible

Daniel Tindall L25850216 Bible 104 – B30 15 May 2013 Summary of the books of the Old Testament Books Leviticus (Law) The book of Leviticus is an historical narrative that contains the bulk of the system of laws the Hebrew nation lived. The key theme of the entire book is to describe the various laws and how the Levites were to administer these laws. The main characters in this book are Moses and the members of the tribe of Levi, namely the family of Aaron. Aaron’s family was...

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Old Testament

In Walton’s Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament, he writes, “ With no revelation . . . there was no way to know what pleased and what angered . . . This is the plight of those who live in a world without revelation. In the end, for all of their conscientious ritual, they did not know what deity wanted” (p. 145). Please post a 400-word response to Walton’s statement. Discuss the importance of revelation to God and the biblical writers. Seek to answer questions like “Was it important...

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