Satan has been attacking me from all angles possible, but God has shown me how to cast my cares upon Him and let His Spirit be my comfort. I know that my future is in His hands and that He is going to use me in some mighty ways! In conclusion, the Holy Spirit works in mysterious ways! Sometimes we don't agree with Him and that is when we have to submit ourselves to His authority and just do what He says. Without the love of Christ and His Spirit, we are lost.
In His infinite wisdom, God ordained that “the weak things of the world would confound the mighty.” What may seem like foolishness to the natural man are the tools that God uses to accomplish His purpose in the Spiritual world. The writer explains that the mission God has given us is to destroy the works of the devil. We have that power when we raise our voices in song and praise to our God. In the Bible many wars were won by doing “foolish things”, King Jehosaphat... ... middle of paper ... ...and worship, especially when we are in the midst of a spiritual warfare. Satan wants to divert our attention away from God and onto ourselves.
Furthermore, major sins included suicide and taking ones life. As they were very religious taking a life that God has granted one would mean eternal punishment and inevitable and terrible future events. Ultimately, the great chain of being which was a hierarchal pyramid separating deferent beings into various classes of importance. Upsetting the great chain of being would be frowned upon and one should always remain in their place. The opening and closing scenes of Othello are very closely linked to the values and beliefs of the way the Elizabethans behaved and acted.
Morality and religion have been the answer for controlling our passions for centuries yet Nietzsche believes that morality and religion are like the unadmired “dentists who “pluck out” teeth so they will not hurt anymore” (717). Nietzsche is saying that morality and religion are destroying passion and plucking it out of a person so that it will not consume them. Ni... ... middle of paper ... ...trol my passions. Passion can be used as a path to destruction or a path to life. When it is left unregulated it has a tendency to destroy everything around it in its need to achieve what it desires.
“Behold, I am making all things new.” And He said, “Write, for these words are faithful and true” (Revelation 21:1-5). “Do not love the world or anything in the world… For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. The world and its desires pass away…” (1 John 2:15-16) Conclusion The fall of man and death of Christ. I picked these two topics because I felt that they were closely related. Two people sin and God sins his one and only son to correct their mistake.
Slavery compelled us to act in rebellion, now love constrains us from such unspeakable things, for love now leads us into active submission to our “new” Master. This is a glorious paradox of freedom. Do you not know that if you presen... ... middle of paper ... ...inst us, cursing us and condemning us. Jesus came to fulfill the righteous requirements and receive all the blessings of covenant keeping. As a matter of fact, Christ became the inheritance, the promise land, the Sabbath rest for all who would enter in.
And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.” God wants to be reconciled with you, he wants to forgive you. He doesn’t want to go to war with you, even though he is just in doing so! “It has been said that the average person in the world today is without faith, without God and without hope. They are in a desperate search for the meaning and purpose of life. The sad commentary is that they are living on borrowed time, borrowed money and borrowed strength and they already know that in the end they will surely die.” (Declared Wars of God pg 34) You can turn against Him and fight or you can turn to Him and be forgiven, He is just either way!
What i will start with is how the United Nati... ... middle of paper ... ...on't want it too. The point of change is to remember that we cant do things alone and that is why Jesus Christ died for us so we wont have to walk this world alone and in fear and that is why in times of change we trust him. To close, one thing that will be said is this: the world is a dangerous place, not because those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing. The future depends on what you do today. A lot of teenagers now a days are addicted to superficial and worldly things and not convicted by important and substantial things like love, truth and justice.
The most intriguing terraces of Purgatory to me are those that deal with the sins of pride and sloth. The proud are being punished, or rather disciplined, by carrying large boulders which results in them ... ... middle of paper ... ...its in Purgatory and He helped them all become more worthy people. Sin is something that we all will struggle with for the duration of our lives. Some people live in bondage to their sin because they don’t know how to undo the patterns of their sins, but, because of our Lord Jesus Christ, we do. Living and growing through Jesus is the only way to undo the patterns of our sin and not revert to sin again.
This rebellion and punishment simply repeat the cycle of the power struggle between God and Mankind that the Old Testament is based on. It is a book of lessons for living a life in a time when societies were still learning how to function. Through the story of Lot, three rules of society are re-stressed. They are to obey authority, be hospitable, and avoid incest.