The selection of choice for my most favorite Book of the New Testament is the Epistle to Philippians. My reasoning for this book being my favorite, is it’s a major part of my being here today. In reality, during this time in my life things was going bad and knew really nothing about God. And yet, wanting to be happy, feel some kind of love and peace in my heart again as a child. The Book of Philippians gave me back my life as you will see. Thank God for His Word.
From a very young age, I was raised in the church by my parents. However, by the age of nine, they passed away, leaving me feeling like I could do nothing without them. At this age and something this devastating happening, I didn’t understand why God would do this to good people, actually I was mad at God. However, I had a praying grandmother, a woman of God that was not afraid to live her relationship with God.
Namely, Elizabeth McNatt, my grandmother steps into this tragic situation. As a result, she began to minister to me that God makes no mistake...
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- Upon reading the New Testament book, Matthew chapters 5-7 from the Message version I was able to understand the sermon in a different, more modern point of view. It made reading and understanding the first chapter of, Become What You Are by William Klein a little easier as well. In response to the reading of the first chapter, I appreciate how simplified Klein made understanding what is expected from Jesus’ followers. Klein uses what I would consider modernized guidelines for employing the Sermon on the Mount into our everyday lives.... [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Want, WANT]
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- I. Introduction In the book of Proverbs in the Old Testament, Wisdom is represented as all knowledge and righteousness, and this book portrays Wisdom to be an abstract character trait, rather than a person. In comparison, in the book of James in the New Testament, Wisdom is represented as all pure, obedient and humble. II. Old Testament Wisdom is a term applied to the Old Testament, most of all in the books of Job, Proverbs, Songs of Songs, and the book of Ecclesiastes. All of these books share a lot of characteristics together when talking about Wisdom, in comparison to other different biblical books.... [tags: Bible, New Testament, Tanakh, Book of Proverbs]
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- Introduction Ruth, an extraordinary young woman makes a powerful declaration of commitment to her mother in-law and to the God of Israel. Ruth’s husband, brother-in-law and father-in-law had died leaving Ruth, Orpah and Naomi widows. All three women, devastated by their grief and loss had choices to make. Naomi’s advice to her two daughter in-laws is to return to their homeland. Orpah agrees with her mother in-law and returns home but Ruth refused Naomi’s advice and wisely choses to stay to seek refuge in the God of Israel.... [tags: New Testament, God, Book of Ruth, Jesus]
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