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Ares, The Greatest Olympian Greek God

- Ares Ares is one of the greatest olympian gods of Greek. Ares is the god of war , battles and weapons. He is the son of Zeus the almighty god of thunder and lightning, and Hera. It is said that Hera concieved Ares by taking a magical herb. ___ Since Zeus was not technically the father of Ares, he neglected him. Ares wasnt in a safe enviroment as a child, so Hera sent him to Priapus to live. Priapus raised Ares till he was a grown man. Ares had a sister named Athena, who was the diety of warfare....   [tags: God of War, Battles, Weapons, Son of Zeus]

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Hindu Religion: Ganesha, the Elephant-Headed God

- ... In many images Ganesha is shown holding three items, a noose, an elephant goad, and sweet candy called laddoo the objects in his lower right hand represent his blessings and protection. Ganesha is known to reduce karma and guide you in your difficult journeys. These are one of many qualities portrayed by Ganesha. In the Hindu religion, they believe in sacrifice for your beliefs. Ganesha has learned the true meaning of sacrifice. Ganesha is shown with a broken tusk, here he had broken off his tusk in order to write the Mahabharata a poem known around the world....   [tags: god, worship, wisdom]

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The Word of God

- The bible was written as an account of what many viewed that God had accomplished so his actions and words could be passed on for generations. Some believe it is a literary account and some believe it is a historical account. The word of God in the bible comes in many forms and is left up to interpretation by the reader. Some believe that the word of God should be the only word and should be strictly followed. Some believe that the words are meant as a guideline to help us through life. Whatever your belief is you can always seem to find the meaning behind your belief through the word of God in the Bible....   [tags: Bible, God, Religion, Jesus Christ]

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The Trial of God

- Elie Wiesel’s the Trial of God represents the age-old question: how can a righteous God allow evil and suffering. Written as a play based on a real event, Wiesel tries to capture the myriad of emotions and theological arguments that were present. Though the trial, in Wiesel’s play, takes place during the seventeenth-century many cultural aspects overlap with twentieth-century Europe and World War II. Similarities between Wiesel’s fictional world and his life experience involve events such as violent actions against the Jewish community....   [tags: War, World History, Religion, God]

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Ku War God: Hawaii after the Kona period

- On the big island of Hawaii lays many secrets of traditional Hawaii that have long been forgotten by the republic that took over Hawaii after the Kona period. But many people still live up to these traditions in their homes and not wanting to overlook where their original family had come from. These traditions are based on stories and prayers that respect the primary four gods that make up the world. These gods help the people of Hawaii in succeeding the best out of life and honor them in returning them appraisal....   [tags: Kuka-ili-moku, islands, god]

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The Evil Of The God

- Evil exists. This is one simple truth that both sides of the God debate can agree upon. Under the definition of evil as “physical and mental suffering” (Swinburne 106), people experience evil first and secondhand every single day. Paper cuts, headaches, terminal illnesses, and death occur every minute. Theists and atheists see these evils from totally different perspectives. Richard Swinburne believes that he can justify both daily and monumental evil on behalf of an all-good God. B.C. Johnson takes the other side of the debate, and instead says that evil is direct proof that an all-good God can not exist....   [tags: Good and evil, God, Evil, Problem of evil]

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God As Sovereign

- Many people state that they do not believe in any kind of god, that the world simply came into existence. However, this belief cannot hold true. Simply by examining nature and all of its intricate details, people stand unable to deny the presence of a Creator. Deep down, people cannot help but to feel that something greater than themselves exists. A Supreme Being- a god, but what kind of god exists. A god similar to Ares, the war-god of the Greeks. One who lusts for blood and destruction. Or a placid god, one parallel to Eirene, the Greek goddess of peace....   [tags: God remains all-powerful]

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Analysis Of Triune Nature Of God

- Constructive Credo Paper Triune Nature of God: What does it mean to conceive of God as triune (three-in-one). Lynn Wilson  Introduction The societal ideal of personal freedom, authority, and agenda create barriers within our community and our relationship with God. Focusing on “self” distracts us from receiving the fullness of God’s eternal love. Weekly, if not daily, I encounter people that struggle with the difficulties, and the challenges of life. My son, Zach was recently diagnosed with Hypothyroidism....   [tags: God, Trinity, God in Christianity, Holy Spirit]

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Rhetorical Analysis of Men Have Forgotten God by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

- Rhetorical Analysis of “Men Have Forgotten God” I have recently finished reading “Men Have Forgotten God” by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. In his address, Solzhenitsyn discusses the many ways that the world has gradually began to change since its elimination of God. I decided to complete further research about the life of Solzhenitsyn to see if the words I had read were trustworthy and from a Christian standpoint. I also wanted to learn what had inspired Solzhenitsyn to give his address, what his purpose was in giving it, and what audience he had intended it for....   [tags: god, christianity, address]

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God And The Problem With Sin And Evil

- God and the Problem with Sin and Evil Before one understands why there is evil in the world one must ask two important questions. First, who is God and what is His personality/characteristics, and second, what is sin and how does it affect humans and their relationship with God. By understanding these two different types of questions, one will understand the implications of evil and therefore be able to establish if God truly is evil or if sin truly is the root of all the evil in the world. Sin is defined by Erickson when he refers to the work of Satan, saying, “In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the...   [tags: Good and evil, God, Omnipotence]

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Through Another's Eyes: The Influence of Catholocism in Flannery O’Connor's A Good Man is Hard to Find

- Brilliant and popular author Flannery O’Connor expounded, “I write the way I do because and only because I am a Catholic. I feel that if I were not a Catholic I would have no reason to write, no reason to see, no reason to feel horrified or even to enjoy anything” (Lifto). For this Southern writer, all comes into proper focus when viewed through the lens of faith. Thus, taking O’Connor at her word, one is warranted to investigate her short story, A Good Man is Hard to Find, through the lens of her unapologetic Catholic Christian beliefs....   [tags: God, Holy Spirit, Religion, Christianity]

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The True Character Of God

- 1. The first temptation, turning a stone into bread, is believed to cause Jesus to doubt himself and to doubt his sonship. However, this temptation is really to tempt Jesus to use his own power to comfort himself and to betray the Father. If Jesus had turned the stone into bread he would have been doing the exact opposite of God’s will and would not have been showing the true character of God. Jesus needed to resist this temptation and look to God alone, not turn to his own “powers” to feed himself....   [tags: God, Bible, New Testament, God in Christianity]

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If God Is Dead, By Elizabeth Anderson

- How can we be expected to trust a God who Himself has gone against the morals that He teaches. In Elizabeth Anderson’s article “If God Is Dead, Is Everything Permitted” Anderson brings up many arguments as to why the moral understanding of the bible and religious scripture brings up multiple examples of unreliability. Both in the writings and of God Himself. Throughout the article Anderson mentions the inconsistencies and inaccuracies within the bible and other religious writings, and how their moral teachings which were considered right are now considered wrong in the present day....   [tags: God, Morality, Bible, Atheism]

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The Christian Faith And A Reflection On God

- God spoke this world into existence and created man in his image. God had given us basic instructions for living within the pages of the bible. In God’s ultimate love for us he sent his Son in the flesh just die for our sins and through him give us eternal life. In this paper we will look at what is God like, humanity, who Jesus is, restoration, an analysis of the Christian faith and a reflection my belief in God. God God is like the ultimate parent who is loving, caring and corrects us when we need it....   [tags: Christianity, God, Jesus, Bible]

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Prove the Existence of God Using Who Has the Idea of God

- In this paper, I will explain how Descartes uses the existence of himself to prove the existence of God. The “idea of God is in my mind” is based on “I think, therefore I am”, so there is a question arises: “do I derive my existence. Why, from myself, or from my parents, or from whatever other things there are that are less perfect than God. For nothing more perfect than God, or even as perfect as God, can be thought or imagined.” (Descartes 32, 48) Descartes investigates his reasons to show that he, his parents and other causes cannot cause the existence of himself....   [tags: descartes, god's existence, idea of god]

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The Church of God in Name Only

- I must first begin by saying I do believe that God has one, universal church, the church of God. “The Church of God in Name Only,” is an effort to criticize those who profess a high claim, yet fall very short in living to that claim. In my estimation many who profess to be God's holy people are not, because the scripture deems such individuals unholy. Such people are not the Church of God. In order to comprehend the reasoning behind such a subject one must already have a general idea of the Church of God's standard....   [tags: Church, God, Religion]

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The Existence Of God And The Afterlife

- God is presented as being all-powerful and all-knowing. He’s aware of all the shortcomings and misdeeds of humanity for every individual person. The existence of God and the afterlife are two questions that merely rely on the matter of faith and belief. Jonathan Edwards and Anne Bradstreet both have relatively similar religious beliefs; however, their individual view point on God could not be further aside from one another. Jonathan Edwards preaches a literal fear of an arbitrary, unpredictable and vengeful God (Baird)....   [tags: God, Faith, Christianity, Theology]

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The Bible is the Authoratative Word of God

- ... Secondly, much of what I would use, would be an apologetic response, and finally, I would put into context the legitimacy of the Bible as in compariasson to other literatures in which they believe it is similar to, or no different from. TESTIMONIAL RESPONSE Using testimony to prove belief in the Bible, has always been a strong point in my being able to effectively share the truth with those who are questioning, or are unsure. I would probably firstly approach the situation by explaining to them how the Word of God saved my life....   [tags: testamonial, faith, God]

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Debate Over the Existence of God

- Is There a God?.. A big question that billions of people didn’t yet proved that’s it’s true or not, but we can search and find out if there is a real God or not .. Even if we don’t have much evidence that explain this answer, but we can find out the truth with a little bit of searching and thinking without judging about it. No one can tell you that you have to believe that God is here or not, even if you are not sure about it, you have to seek by yourself. The Bible said that there is people who saw the God, so there is some evidence that appear here, Jesus also said in the Bible "You will seek me and find me; when you seek me with all your heart, I will be found by you.”, so here Jesus wan...   [tags: god, bible, lord, faith]

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Augustine's Treatment on God in the Confessions

- CONDIMENT OR INGREDIENT: AUGUSTINE’S TREATMENT ON GOD IN THE CONFESSIONS “The desire for God is written in the human heart”, the Catechism states (n.27). In one way or another, human beings try to pinpoint out the ultimate reality of things, i.e. the composition of the universe, its, purpose, its goal, etc. At some point, their painstaking search somehow leads them out to a reality which, or Who, can possibly be the definitive, decisive, relational, communicatory factor of everything “under the sun”....   [tags: God, Religion, Divine Revelation]

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Philosophy Of Worship And The Holy God

- Philosophy of Worship Worship is our celebration of the fact that we have been brought into covenant relationship with the Holy God of Scripture. This is both the definition and the focus of worship in the Church. Because of all that God has done in Christ to restore us to himself in covenant relationship, we therefore celebrate. Because of who God is, we adore him. Covenant Remembrance While the New Testament does not lay down a strict form of worship order or elements, there is much to be found in itself and of it’s adoption of Old Testament concepts....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, God, Bible]

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The Reality Of God 's Life

- For humans, it is virtually impossible to imagine existing outside of time. Our existence is laid out on the grid of time, which slides inexorably from past, to present to future. We have only the present moment, and even as we try to focus on that, it slips away into the next, and we are powerless to make it pause or stop. Our lives are in constant flux, our consciousness is a changing awareness of a constantly varying reality. God exists outside of those limitations, his essence is not measured nor limited by time in any manner....   [tags: Theology, God, Omnipotence, Ontology]

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The Experience Of Watching A Film Theater

- When people hear the word cinema, they usually think to a film or theater. Nothing else is added to that, a certain favorite place or movie might come to mind, but nothing else. Cinema is not limited to these components of overall film culture. It is not just the experience of watching a film, but it is the experience of the travel beforehand, from the second the journey begins to arrive upon the desired location and all the steps up until the film itself begins. The viewing and personal responses to this cinema is also part of the experience, one that compared to the journey can be more of a collective experience....   [tags: Movie theater, Film, Mind, Thought]

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Muhammad Known As The Messenger Of God

- Muhammad known as the messenger of god was born in 570 CE in the Arabian city called mecca he lost his mother at a very early age and became an orphan, Therefore, raised by his paternal uncle Abu Talib. “He used to work as a Merchant, occasionally he used to go to his cave on the top of the mountain called HIRA where he used to spend days nights of seclusion and prayer”( Guillaume, A). At the age of 40 he was in the cave for three days, Gabriel the angel approached Muhammad in the cave and have asked Muhammad to read he couldn’t read or write he said that to him, he said read he starts looking at it and then he starts reading and comes back to the city and tells the people what Gabriel sai...   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Qur'an, God]

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Perspective of Evil and the Existence of God

- A man wakes up to his family; a wife and two kids. They have a nice breakfast together and he leaves for work, starting his day off in a great mood. As the day passes, he gets swarmed with office work, not even going on his usual hour-long lunch break. As time slips into night, he finally gets off work and his work buddies ask him out for a quick beer. He already missed dinner, so he figures what is the harm in taking the load off and hanging out to relax with his co-workers. He does not anticipate to drink four beers, laughing and eating with his buddies until eleven....   [tags: free will, religion, god]

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The covenants between God and man

- The covenants between God and man constitute one of the principal keys to the interpretation of the Old Testament, denoting the dividing lines between the different dispensations and indicating the several changes of procedure in God’s dealings with the earth. There are arguably eight covenants made by God referred to in Scripture. Much could be written concerning these different covenants, but we will only deal with the covenants in Genesis. At various times God condescended to enter into a compact with man, and failure to observe the terms and scope of these compacts leads to the utmost confusion....   [tags: Old Testament, God, Genesis]

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Controversy Between the Existence of God

- In “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky made a famous claim that establishes the link between the existence of God and morality. Apart from the controversy related to the scope of the quotation, the discussion on the proper translation and interpretation of the words of Ivan Karamazov. For instance, in his article “Dostoevsky did not say it” D.Cortesi claims that Dostoevsky did not make such claim (Cortesi 1). However, the research by Russian-speaking authors shows that the original text of “The Brothers Karamazov” contains the statement under study (Volkov 1)....   [tags: god commandments, religion, morality]

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Is There a God?, by Bertrand Russell

- Bertrand Arthur William Russell was a British Philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian and social critic. Russell was a prominent anti-war activist, he championed anti-imperialism and went to prison for his pacifism during World War I. Later, he campaigned against Adolf Hitler, then criticized Stalinist totalitarianism, and he also attacked the involvement of the United States in the Vietnam War. Bertrand Russell was the recipient of countless awards for excellence during his long lifetime (1872-1970), including the Nobel Prize for literature, which he won in 1950....   [tags: christianity, god, social critic]

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Religion Is A Belief Of A God Or Gods?

- Religion can be defined in many ways and has different meanings for different people; some say religion is a belief in a god or gods. According to (Religion, 2015) religion is defined as faith in a divinely created order of the world. Places of worship vary from churches, temples, and mosques to list a few. For many, religion is turned to in times of distress and confusion. Many seek assistance through religion similar to how client seeks assistance from therapy. In the past religion has been used to heal, which begs the question does religion belong in therapy....   [tags: Religion, Spirituality, Faith, God]

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The Christian Perspective Of God

- The Qur’an retains many of the similar aspects of the Christian perspective of God. Through studying the aspects of the Islamic faith years ago, and reading the book of the Muslims this present year, I have come to understand why Muslim’s believe what they believe. The Qur’an contains the fundamentals of the Islamic faith, which include the five pillars of faith and the six main articles of faith. Allah is eternal and all-powerful; he is claimed to be the only God. In the Qur’an, God is mentioned numerous times helping the reader to understand who He is....   [tags: Islam, God, Muhammad, Allah]

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The Christian Perspective Of God

- The Quran retains many of the similar aspects of the Christian perspective of God. Through studying the aspects of the Islamic faith years ago, and reading the book of the Muslims this present year, I have come to understand why Muslim’s believe what they believe. The Quran contains the fundamentals of the Islamic faith, which include the five pillars of faith and the six main articles of faith. Allah is eternal and all-powerful; he is claimed to be the only God. In the Quran, God is mentioned numerous times helping the reader to understand who He is....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, God, Allah]

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Prayer Of The Church Of God

- As the sun beamed down on the jaded grass in front of Solomon 's Temple Church of God in Christ, I ran along the cracked concrete with my siblings to see who could make it inside the doors first. Once inside I sit respectfully in front of my great aunt and listen to her read the day’s bible lesson from a paperback workbook that had a new picture on the front each month. Excited, I’d quietly wait until we were all called up in the front of the church to present whatever watered down version of a bible story we’d learned that day....   [tags: Religion, Christianity, Faith, God]

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My Personal Doctrine Of God

- Dakota Jennings Mr Hitchcock Theology 19/5/16 My Personal Doctrine Some people when they ask someone to prove that God exists will say, “So, you 're saying that only god can prove that God exists?” Yes, it 's true, only God can truly tell us that He has always existed and that he has always been here. Even if we could actually see God like Exodus 24:11 says “But God did not raise his hand against these leaders of the Israelites; they saw God, and they ate and drank”. Some time in our lives we have to believe He is exactly who He claims to be in His Word and in His unlimited power and infinite knowledge....   [tags: God, Omniscience, Omnipotence, Jesus]

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God is Merciful and Just

- We all know God is love and it is shown everywhere in the Bible. To be merciful means to have broad grace. To be just means to be respectably good and fair. These two attributes seem to contradict each other because how can a merciful God judge a person for their wrongdoing or how can someone who hates sin have mercy on the people who do evil. Many atheists question how could a merciful God be just. The answer to this question is Gods mercy is expressed to us through His love. God is a perfect God meaning his justice and mercifulness is also faultless....   [tags: religion, bible, god]

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God and Religion

- "God has become a Deus absconditus, hidden somewhere behind the silence of infinite spaces, and our literary symbols can make only the most distant allusions to him, or to the natural world which used to be his abiding place and home." (Miller, 68) This quote taken from J. Hillis Miller's article "The Theme of the disappearance of God in Victorian poetry" is reflected in Matthew Arnold's poem, "To Marguerite - Continued". This poem is not only a comment on love, and human isolation, but on religious doubt, a central issue in the Victorian era....   [tags: God, Victrian Poetry, Literature, Religion]

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The Divine Attributes of God

- The argument to side with in this paper is that of Anselm’s “Proslogian” where he argues for the existence of God in a less complex way as compared to the Monologian. Inevitably, the Proslogian received criticism from other notable philosophers, some of which will be addressed in this paper as well. Once the fool understands that than which nothing greater can be thought, he will comprehend the existence of God. The divine attributes of God will also be discussed to aid in the fool’s understanding of God’s existence....   [tags: philosophy, god's existance, proslogian]

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Genesis And The Lord God

- “And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul… And the Lord God planned in Garden eastward in Eden and there he put the man whom he had formed...And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and tree of knowledge of good and evil.” Genesis 2: 7-9 According to Pinnock, he states “Spirit is perfecter, then, of the creation of which Jesus is the highest expression… Spirit is at work in history, first bringing humankind into existence and then moving it toward the goal of union… Spirit is the pow...   [tags: God, Christianity, Jesus, Theology]

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The Between God And Morality

- The debate as to the interconnected relationship between God and morality is one that has been long contested by varying philosophers, authors, and other great thinkers. In doing so, countless of these individuals have found numerous ways of depicting this relationship, through the use of differing texts, films, books, or other informative actions. Specifically so, the film Crimes and Misdemeanors, provides insight into this relation between God and morality, and whether ethical understanding and foundations play a role in society....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Philosophy, God]

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Behind Convict's Eyes by Cerceral Prison

- "Behind a Convict's Eyes" by K.C. Cerceral Introduction This paper is about the book 'Behind a Convict's Eyes' by K.C. Cerceral. This book was written by a young man who enters prison on a life sentence and describes the world around him. Life in prison is a subculture of its own, this subculture has its own society, language and cast system. The book describes incidents that have happen in prison to inmates. With this paper I will attempt to explain the way of life in a prison from an inmate's view....   [tags: Behind Convict's Eyes Cerceral Prison Essays]

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Explain The God Of The Bible And Christianity

- In this letter I am going to attempt to explain the God of the Bible and Christianity. My desire is not to convert you to Christianity but to give you and insight of God’s love to people. This will not be easy to explain because my knowledge is limited and because God is infinite. However, through time God has revealed Himself to us in nature and in the Bible. I have seen His hand in the lives of others and in my own life. The God I believe and the God that has changed me is the same God everywhere....   [tags: God, Love, New Testament, Theology]

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A Relationship With God Is Not Hard

- What is relationship. Relationship can be described as, “the way in which one or more concepts, objects or people are connected, or a state of being connected.” There are many types of relationships. Four examples include: - Family - Friendship - Business partners and associate - Spiritual Relationships As believers we have the opportunity to develop a relationship with our Heavenly Father so we can have a personal relationship with Him. To do this we must read His word, pray and spend time with Him....   [tags: God, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Christianity]

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Created in God's Image

- In the beginning of the Bible in the Book of Genesis, it is revealed to use in 1:26-27 that God has created man in his image. The text verbatim states “Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness…So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” From this distinct text we can clearly conclude that when ad created man and woman, they were destined to be in God’s image and carry his image throughout his creation. Today we can see that many of us do not live in God’s image due to society becoming more secularized as it progresses through the years, however as Christians we can verse this by living in God’s image in ou...   [tags: christianity, god, bible]

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Why God Is A Christian Man

- Why God. A Christian man, went to church his whole life. Raised his family in the church and has never committed and evil act. He is the example of a god fearing man. Another man has never been to church, does not believe in God. This man lives life without regret or worries. He decides to drive his vehicle drunk and hits the Christian man’s family and kills his wife and kids. The drunk driver survives. The God fearing man loses his whole family. In 2015 Somali Militants take over a university in Eastern Kenya....   [tags: God, Omnipotence, Problem of evil, Omniscience]

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Are Atheists Proved There Is No God?

- Have Atheists Proved There Is No God. By Thomas B. Warren, 7th pr. National Christian Press, Ramer, TN, 2004, 98 pp. The book, “Have Atheists Proved There Is No God?” by Thomas Warren is a product of the final chapter of his doctoral dissertation in Philosophy entitled “God and Evil: Does Judeo-Christian Theism Involve a Logical Contradiction?” (Pg. xii). The book begins with a survey of the attacks atheists launch against Christianity on the problem of evil. He includes excerpts of quotes from prominent antagonists to Christianity, including; J....   [tags: God, Atheism, Philosophy of religion, Theodicy]

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The Loss Of God 's Strength

- fortunate components of life, but they are inescapable, nonetheless. For the people in the world who do not have Christ to rely on, these struggles can be significantly more difficult. Believers, however, have a bounty of strength to draw from- God’s strength. When followers of Christ struggle, they have an infinite wealth of strength that is accessible at any time. However, for a Christian to be strong in the presence of struggles they must first know from whom they draw their strength. Because of the struggles and trials that all people will face, it is important for believers to understand that in order to find a deep-rooted sense of strength, they must grow in their faith when times are...   [tags: Bible, God, Judaism, New Testament]

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God Is A Very Real Presence

- God is a very real presence in my life. This God of grace is not a still, small voice but a huge presence to me. It is a voice that I do not always follow faithfully but God’s direction for my life has become very evident to me. My faith walk has been circuitous. I grew from a childhood in the church to a young adulthood away from worshipful opportunities. Despite the distance I placed between myself and God there was always a calling that became harder to resist. I found myself involved in a growing number of outreach activities, frequent church attendance and a greater satisfaction with life in general....   [tags: Human, Religion, God, Meaning of life]

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Human Beings ' Relationship With God

- Our Father: Human beings ' relationship with God has its foundation built on a child-paternal relationship. It is clear that Christ has revealed to us that to see the Father is to view him as our daddy, aka Abba. The Holy Spirit breaths the truth revealed by the Son that God is indeed our very personal and loving Father. God plays with his children. He sends gifts enjoying in his children 's joy. He guides humans just as a father guides his children. Always remember that God is your friend, he is your personal daddy....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Christian terms, God]

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The Dream Dreams That Are So Big, Only God, By Rick Warren

- No one came into existence empty, but many die without ever achieving their dreams. It is said that a cemetery is one of the richest place on planet earth. It is filled with dreams that were never realized, books that were never written, and legacies that never got passed down to the next generation. We need to claim our dreams, to bring them from being just a thought into a reality. Everything we imagine is possible, with the help of God. As the old adage above says, “Dream dreams that are so big, only God can fulfill them.” Rick Warren, in his online devotional went on to add that we should consider three things as it relates to our dreams....   [tags: Want, Psychology, WANT, God the Father]

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Dionysus: The God of Wine and Fertility

- Dionysus is the god of wine and fertility. Dionysus invented wine on Mount Nyssa. His Roman counterpart is Bacchus. Dionysus’s symbols are Thyrsos, which are ivory leaves wrapped around a wooden stick, the flute, and wine barrels. The animals that represent him are the panther and the tiger. Dionysus is the son of Zeus and Semele. Dionysus was stitched into Zeus’s thigh after his mother, Semele, asked to see Zeus's true form and was killed. Dionysus grew in Zeus's thigh. Dionysus is the only god with a mortal parent....   [tags: inmortal, god, explore, grow, wine]

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The Church as the People of God

- What is the church. This can be a very deep question, or a rather simple one depending on one’s context, theology, and general understanding of Scripture and faith. From my personal experience, most members of the congregations I grew up in if asked this question would point to the church building or sanctuary. This is not that surprising in my opinion when we consider the gorgeous monuments we have built as houses for God. As a child, I would have answered the exact same way as most people in a congregation, and it was not until later in my adulthood that I came to understand “the church” not as a physical building, but as much more....   [tags: Church, Religion, God, Beliefs, Theology]

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Sophie's Journey Toward Freedom in Breath, Eyes, Memory

- Sophie's Journey Toward Freedom in Breath, Eyes, Memory The novel Breath, Eyes, Memory, by Edwidge Danticat, is a bildungsroman. The narrator, Sophie, embarks on a journey towards her freedom. Sophie's freedom comes from her therapy. Sophie's treatment and her sex phobia group help her to cope with problems and move past them. The therapy helps Sophie to take logical steps towards her freedom. In Sophie's sex phobia therapy group, Sophie is able to realize she is not the only person in the world with problems....   [tags: Breath, Eyes, Memory Edwidge Danticat]

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Does God Really Exist?

- Religion is the belief in and worship of a phenomenal controlling power, especially a personal God or gods. Religion has been the part of human from the dawn of time, and whether people believe in almighty God or any other god. Most religions believe in a particular higher power, as a result it raises a question whether God really exists or not. Every person in this world can give an answer to that particular question in there on way and according to their religion. Some will say that God exists and they will give there proof of Gods existence, but there are others that believe God doesn’t exist and there is no such thing as God....   [tags: religion, god, exist]

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Jesus Christ, The Incarnation Of God

- Jesus Christ, the incarnation of God walked the earth trying to achieve peace for humanity. Jesus Christ suffered for humanity so that humans could live in peace with one another and with God. The evangelist Mark, who announced the gospel of Jesus, spoke of a victory. This victory was one of kind in the sense that it was not one by an emperor or a king, but by a real God; a God of truth, peace, and justice. By the birth of Jesus Christ, God had sided with the poor and the oppressed. The story of Jesus Christ begins when an angel announces to the priest Zacharias that his wife Elizabeth will give birth to a son to be named John (Luke 1:5–25)....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, God, New Testament]

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The Philosophy Of The Christian God

- When growing up in a predominantly Catholic background it is frowned upon to question the basis of human existence and the correct way to live your life. Catholics always assume the basis is God and to follow Jesus’s teachings. This essay will show how my life has slightly altered from a Christian background to a way of critical thinking through the writings of the Ancient Philosophers like the Stoics and Skeptics. First, I will show how the definition of God has altered in my mind because of Xenophanes definition of one unmoving unknowable effortless God....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, God, Psychology]

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The Good, The Evil, And One God

- The Good, the Evil, and One God Zoroastrianism is one of the oldest monotheistic religions in the world. Thousands of years ago it was the religion in the Persian Empire and one of the most powerful religions in the entire world. Zarathustra, the founder of Zoroastrianism, is the first monotheist that is recored. This religion has been around to see many different empires in history as well. In this paper I will tell you about the Zoroastrianism creed. The main belief of this religion is monotheism, which is the belief in one God....   [tags: Zoroastrianism, God, Gathas, Amesha Spenta]

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The Defence Of God 's Goodness

- Theodicy-the defence of God’s goodness and omnipotence in the face of the existence of evil-is an extremely controversial concept that oftentimes questions God’s true purpose. For Dostoevsky, a philosopher and novelist of the mid to late 1800’s, evil is the result of primal human instinct and pride; it is concrete and its origination can be directly pointed to. Although Dostoevsky recounts his own personal struggle with living amidst such great suffering in the world, he ultimately comes to the realization that man must embrace suffering and the darkness of one’s soul in order to become fully human and reach a greater understanding....   [tags: God, Good and evil, The Brothers Karamazov]

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God : Earth And Heaven

- Before there was earth and heaven, there was a Creator to make all things with His words. He spoke “let there be light”, and then there was light. He spoke let there be water, then there was water. He separated water and dry land to make ground and sea, and also covered the dry land with vegetation and plants. The creator was mighty and He is Our God. God created the whole universe in seven days. He created light, water, plants, and animal. Then God said, “let us make man in our image, after our likeness”(Gen 1:26)....   [tags: God, Good and evil, Love, Religion]

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The First Condition Of God

- The First Condition, You Must “Trust in the Lord.” For the unsaved, it is God’s will that you get saved. God has a decreed will and a permissive will. God has decreed some things that will happen. The death of Christ for our sins was decreed by God before the foundation of the world. In Acts 2:22-23, wicked men carried out the predetermined plan of God when they crucified Christ. Even the decreed will of God does not eliminate human responsibility for which these wicked men are accountable to God....   [tags: New Testament, God, Deity, Salvation]

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A Philoshpical Approach to Proving the Existence of God

- The question of God’s existence has been debated through the history of man, with every philosopher from Socrates to Immanuel Kant weighing in on the debate. So great has this topic become that numerous proofs have been invented and utilized to prove or disprove God’s existence. Yet no answer still has been reached, leaving me to wonder if any answer at all is possible. So I will try in this paper to see if it is possible to philosophically prove God’s existence. Before I start the paper there are a few points that must be established....   [tags: God's Existence Cannot be Proven]

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God Has the Cure

- Throughout the ages great thinkers and men with revolutionary ideas have been changing the world of understanding. During the Renaissance men like Vesalius, William Hervey, and Paracelsus revolutionize the understanding of medicine through the use of dissection and constant studying. However these men did not find change easy, the Christian Church was set in their ways and was reluctant to change. People where dying from unknown causes and the church had no answers. The Renaissance was a time for enlightenment and rebirth of new ideas, but the church inability to adapt and adopt the new discoveries and knowledge of medicine left society in the dark ages....   [tags: Religion, God, The Church]

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The God Of Classical Theism

- When discussing God, we usually refer to The God of Classical Theism. This God possesses many divine attributes such as being transcendent, a creator, eternal and someone who is incorporeal. The problem of evil sparks debate surrounding the existence of such a God as his divine attributes do not seem coherent with there being so much apparent evil in the world. In this essay I will be focussing on the different types of evil and how philosophers, including theists and atheists, have used the problem of evil to provide arguments for and against his existence....   [tags: God, Omnipotence, Problem of evil, Theodicy]

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Five Proofs That God Exists

- Instinctually, humans know that there is a greater power in the universe. However, there are a few who doubt such instinct, citing that logically we cannot prove such an existence. St. Thomas Aquinas, in his Summa Theologica, wrote of five proofs for the existence of God. The Summa Theologica deals with pure concepts; these proofs rely on the world of experience - what one can see around themselves. In these proofs, God will logically be proven to exist through reason, despite the refutes against them....   [tags: thomas aquinas, summa theologica, God]

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The God of Small Things

- Velutha of Small Things The small, more trivial things in life are more often than not eschewed, and because of this they are left to find a safe haven in furtive localities similar to “History House” or the river. Being the watch keeper of these small things can be good as well as bad, as shown through Velutha’s ultimate fate. In the novel “The God of Small Things”, Arundhati Roy shows the minute details that fill her characters' lives and furnish the dwellings that cannot protect them. Not only does Roy address the importance of small things, but she also does this through giving the title of “The God of Small Things” to Velutha....   [tags: The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy]

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Christians ' Devotion Of God

- Christians show their devotion to God in a multitude of ways. Attending church has generally been seen at the forefront of the list however, that has changed. Over time organized religion has lost its appeal and younger generations are finding new ways to experience God. The devotion shown towards God has greatly increased over the past two hundred years due to the shift from informal organized religion to personal small units among believers. Apostacy is defined by Brinkerhoff and Mackie as “religious defection”, that up until the nineties had not been researched (235)....   [tags: Religion, God, Religious pluralism, Islam]

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In God We Rest

- George Herbert’s “The Pulley” describes how God first created man. Herbert writes with first hand experience to the glory of God and the expectation that God has for humanity. He shows the reader that God has blessed man with all the world’s riches, but has decided to withhold his final blessings of rest to ensure man’s return to him for peace and comfort. Humanity is not the ready for all of God’s gifts because overindulgence can lead to a lack of appreciation for the many gifts that they already possess....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Herbert, God, Philosophy]

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A Stranger is Watching

- A Stranger is Watching In novels there are many literary devices that an author may use. Suspense is one that is used to grab the reader’s attention and keep reading. Mary Higgins Clark demonstrates suspense throughout her novel, A Stranger Is Watching by giving only so much information then she will direct your attention to something else so the reader keeps reading. Some suspenseful scenes that the author demonstrates in the novel are when an intruder is in the Peterson home and is pointing a gun at Sharon’s head, another is when Sharon is in the kidnapper’s car and cleverly puts her ring in the seat so maybe someone would find it, and when Mrs....   [tags: essays papers]

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Analysis of God's Grandeur

- As a Jesuit priest who had converted to Catholicism in the summer of 1866, Gerard Manley Hopkins’s mind was no doubt saturated with the Bible (Bergonzi 34). Although in "God’s Grandeur" Hopkins does not use any specific quotations from the Bible, he does employ images that evoke a variety of biblical verses and scenes, all of which lend meaning to his poem. Hopkins "creates a powerful form of typological allusion by abstracting the essence--the defining conceit, idea, or structure--from individual scriptural types" (Landow, "Typological" 1)....   [tags: God's Grandeur Religion Gerard Hopkins Essays]

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Watching Whit Grow

- The winter term of 2010 presented challenges in consistent progress; illness, school visits, and brevity of the term prevented maintainance of steady academic progress. Lost and misplaced books also interfered with academics. Nevertheless there has been growth. Whit showed, for example, an increased ability to discuss his reading. He became increasingly cognizant of academic responsibilities. Whit continued to show good-natured respect for others and discussed difficulties with his brother and a friend in a mature way even when upset....   [tags: Students Analysis]

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In the Eyes of the Beholder

- In the Eyes of the Beholder The Contrasting Views of American Culture between Foreign and American Musicians The crowd of over 60,000 bursts into a thunderous uproar as the stadium suddenly becomes dark and anticipation rises like the temperature under a blazing Georgian July sun. After a seemingly infinite wait, one solitary image suddenly lights up from the seventy-foot video screen: an American flag. The Star Spangled Banner then booms from the massive speakers with the crowd growing frantic in the waiting for what is next....   [tags: Music Entertainment Musicians Papers]

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The Mother Daughter Relationship in The Kitchen God's Wife

- The Mother Daughter Relationship in The Kitchen God's Wife       Relationships mold people's thoughts and the way they live their lives. One very important relationship is the relationship between parents and their children. Parents are the first teachers of children. The most significant lesson one learns from them is love. When a baby is first born it instantly will feel love from the mother. A mother loves and nurtures her baby while it is still in her womb making the relationship between a mother and her child stronger than any other relationship....   [tags: Kitchen God's Wife]

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The Relationship Between God and Evil

- Evil exists. This bizarre conundrum has perplexed philosophers since the dawn of civilization, and remains in hot debate today because of the theological implications inherent in the statement. To many on this planet, the source of life is an all-loving, all-powerful, omniscient god who created the universe – and all the laws therein – in seven days, as described in the Bible. And yet still, evil exists. How can these two premises be simultaneously true. Surely, an all-loving god would want to do something about this problem, and an all-powerful god could absolutely remedy a situation if it so desired....   [tags: Christian God and Evil]

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The Victims in McCarthy's Child of God

- The Victims in McCarthy's Child of God   In Cormac McCarthy's Child of God, Lester Ballard is a recluse who is shunned by the people of his community. Because of his morose nature and his bizarre habits, he stands out among the small rural community. The rejected Ballard turns from being a harmless recluse to a murderer. While he is clearly a victimizer, he is also a victim himself. He is the victim of his own ostracization from the community that he was a part of. While the victimization that he suffers cannot justify his violent actions, it provides some explanation of how Ballard has reached the point of being a victimizer himself....   [tags: McCarthy Child of God]

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The Controversial Subject of God

- The Controversial Subject of God The topic of god is a very controversial subject that has been argued about ever since the beginning of mankind. Because God is so controversial, many battles have been fought to preserve one’s own beliefs. I myself, have my own beliefs on what I think god is and how god was created. Many theologians have different beliefs of who god is and why he exists. But the most common answer you will receive is, “God exists because he has to exist.” They would argue that without God, nothing would exist, no us, no earth, no galaxy, no universe, nothing....   [tags: God Religion Theology Essays]

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Chinua Achebe's Arrow of God

- Chinua Achebe's Arrow of God Chinua Achebe's Arrow of God is set in the 1920's, before secularism became dominant. It begins with the image of a mask, when he tells his son not to carve the mask of a god for the white man. The mask is a symbol of change. The whole world is changing, and the people who do not change will not survive. The old priest, Ezeulu, desires change, but he cannot do it. He cannot force himself to leave the old ways behind and adopt the new ways. Thus, he sends one of his sons to learn from the white man....   [tags: Chinua Achebe Arrow of God]

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The Ontological Argument for the Existence of God

- The Ontological Argument for the Existence of God The ontological argument is an a priori argument. The arguments attempt to prove God's existence from the meaning of the word God. The ontological argument was introduced by Anselm of Canterbury in his book Proslogion. Anselm's classical argument was based on two principals and the two most involved in this is St Anselm of Canterbury as previously mentioned and Rene Descartes. The ontological argument argues that if you understand what it means to talk about God, you will see His existence is necessarily true....   [tags: Theology Religion God Essays Papers]

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Comparing Allah and God

- Pakistan, 1986. Zahid was a Muslim priest who had been brought up to hate and kill those with conflicting beliefs, especially Christians. He often persecuted Christians in town, feeling that by doing so, he would please Allah (the Muslim god). One day when Zahid was persecuting Christians, someone dropped a Bible. Rather than disposing of it, as he normally would have, Zahid hung onto it because he felt compelled to read it and expose its errors. In short, Zahid converted to Christianity and shared the Bible’s teachings with everyone....   [tags: Comparison of Allah and God]

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The Existence of God: According to Descartes

- Once Descartes has "proved" his existence by way of the Cogito argument, and has determined what it is that belongs to his essence of being a thinking thing, he must move to examining questions about the world around him. However, before doing this, he thinks it better to examine the question of the existence of God. If he can prove that he was created by a perfectly benevolent creator, then his innate ideas must carry some semblance of truth, as God is not a deceiver and has placed these ideas in Descartes....   [tags: Religion God Descartes Philosophy Essays]

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God And The Problem Of Evil

- God And The Problem Of Evil Everyday it is possible to read a newspaper, or turn on TV or radio news and learn about evil going on in our world. Banks are robbed, cars are stolen, violent murders and rapes are committed. Somewhere in the world the aftershock of an earthquake is being felt. Cancer is killing millions of people each year, while other debilitating conditions continue to affect many with no cure to end their suffering. President Bush said that our country is fighting a war against evil....   [tags: Religion Evil God religious Essays]

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God. Creator or Poet?

- God. Creator or Poet. The Latin word “poet” means “creator”. Humans, realizing they are different from animals in the world, have been trying to rationalize things and themselves to the world ever since. Poets and writers used to come up with these far off imaginative ways of how to answer questions of life almost to explain it in a philosophical way. Who were the first humans. How did they come to be. What made the sun and the moon and the stars. Why the animals were made the way they were. What caused night and day, the seasons, the cycle of life itself....   [tags: Religion Religious God Essays]

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My Eyes

- My Eyes One cold stormy night in the city of Corpus Christi a guy by the name of David Fire received a sign from God telling him that there would be a natural disaster so great that man kind was in danger of becoming extinct. These signs would come to him in his sleep and would feel as though they were happening right there in front of him. They felt so life like. He could never tell if they were real or not. This guy David Fire was a loner. He lived on the street from time to time and with family and friends here and there....   [tags: essays research papers]

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