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The Holy Trinity

- Christianity is the belief that the holy trinity which includes Jesus (the son), God (the father) and the Holy Spirit exists as a very real deep connection with an individual whom has received God as their lord and savior. Christians are kind, modest and sincere people who wish to spread the good word to create a testimony to change others’ lives by opening up their hearts and minds to live in peace and harmony. Since, the beginning of time there has been many born again believers whom accept God into their lives....   [tags: Christianity, God, Trinity, Holy Spirit]

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The Prayer Of The Holy Spirit

- Here is a checklist of principles and practices that you and your church could run through every few months as a means of assessing your effectiveness in missions: Prayer Prayer is the fuel of all outreach and missions. We must be regularly and deliberately on our knees seeking His will. It is not about asking God to bless our efforts, but us getting on board with His vision for us. Prayer is the privilege we have to unite our hearts to God and His plans. Assess the intensity of your own prayer time and that of your church....   [tags: Jesus, Holy Spirit, Christianity]

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The Holy Spirit and Jesus’ Ministry

- The statement by John, “Baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire,” has an undertone which is connected to a theme which intertestamental Jews held. This idea was not related directly to the Holy Spirit and the work He would have at Jesus’ baptism or in Jesus’ ministry. A question such as, why would an unrelated belief have a connection to the Holy Spirit who was to come in the baptism of Jesus. This belief was the idea that a time of affliction or anguish would take place before the coming of the messiah....   [tags: Holy Spirit Essays]

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The Holy Spirit 's Responsibility

- There have been many influences over the past few months that have bloomed into this lesson. They came as bits and pieces that I either heard or witnessed. While they stuck in my memory, I never really saw their significance until this past Sunday. I was in church and Jay was leading worship when all of a sudden the light came on and there was a complete picture in my mind. If you would indulge me for a moment I would like to lay these “puzzle pieces” out for you in order to support my statement that the Holy Spirit quietly talks to us continually and to also give credit to the people whose words have influenced this lesson....   [tags: Holy Spirit, Christianity, Jesus]

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History Of The Doctrine Of The Holy Spirit

- Summarize Erickson’s overview of the history of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. In early church history little was said about the work of the Holy Spirit. His working was mainly relegated to the inspiration of scripture. Later there were arguments of the Holy Spirit’s position in the Trinity and whether he should be viewed as equal to God the Father and God the Son or subservient to them. Others resisted the idea of emotions or feeling. Many believed that reason and rational proof was the only credible belief system as apposed to the more subjective view of the Holy Spirit with emotion and feeling....   [tags: God, Christianity, Theology, Holy Spirit]

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The Symbols of the Holy Spirit

- There is, perhaps, no other doctrine of the church that is shrouded in uncertainty and controversy than the Doctrine of the Holy Spirit. For centuries it has been misused and misinterpreted, push aside and covered up, mocked and ridiculed. The Church and others have even martyred believers for their extreme views. However, if the Holy Spirit is a part of the Holy Trinity and a vital part of our orthodoxy, then it should be imperative for us to know it’s workings in the lives of mankind. One question that Christians have dealt with for centuries concerns the purpose of the Holy Spirit....   [tags: holy trinity, doctrine, christian life]

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The Doctrine Of The Holy Spirt

- The doctrine of the Holy Spirt is perhaps one of the most debated doctrines in the Christian Church. Also known as Pneumatology, the doctrinal views of the work and gifts of the Holy Spirit are very different between many mainstream denominations. Many argue that the gifts of the Spirit died out with the first century church much like the calling of Apostles and Prophets. However, other denominations particular those of the charismatic churches argue that these gifts are still relevant and vital in our modern era....   [tags: Holy Spirit, Christianity, Jesus, Trinity]

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The Holy Spirit Is For Everyone

- 1. Pentecost was a one-time event. We don’t need to repeat Pentecost as the NT church today in fact we can’t. As the church we should partner with the Holy Spirit to continue the work he has started. When we do this we allow the Holy Spirit to do his will in our lives. 2. The Holy Spirit is for everyone. When the Holy Spirit came in Acts it fell on everyone who was in the room not just certain people. According to verse 17 the sign of the Holy Spirit is that you speak. When the Holy Spirit comes on falls on you the only response is to tell people about it....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Holy Spirit, Trinity]

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The Spirit Of The Holy Spirit

- One of the primary works of the Holy Spirit is to bring men and women into a meaningful encounter with the Risen Christ. Guided by His Spirit, we can truly discover Jesus Christ and develop a genuine relationship with Him if we respond with total surrender and generosity. Soon enough, Christ’s love becomes the center of our lives and saturates us with joy and peace. Hence, when we have had a personal encounter with Jesus Christ by the Spirit’s power, our greatest desire is that our loved ones may also enjoy a similar experience....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Holy Spirit, Trinity]

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Why Is The Holy Grail?

- What exactly is the Holy Grail. Does anyone really know why it is so significant. Why is this grail so important. These are all such questions that anyone could ask if one had no knowledge of either the Last Supper or the Arthurian age--two times in which the Holy Grail holds outstanding significance. Throughout the length of this research paper, one will come to know what the Holy Grail is, why it holds such a high amount of significance, its relationship to the Arthurian age and what the Holy Grail means now in the modern world....   [tags: Holy Grail, King Arthur, Romance]

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Confirmation Of The Holy Spirit

- Confirmation is is one of the three Sacraments of Christian Initiation. The other two sacraments of Christian Initiation are Baptism and the Eucharist. Confirmation completes the grace of Baptism through the outpouring of the gifts of Holy Spirit. Confirmation is a rite of initiation of not only Catholicism, but other Christian denominations too. Confirmation 's roots can be found in the New Testament, it is the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, and its practice has not derived much from the Early Church practice....   [tags: Baptism, Christianity, Holy Orders, Chrism]

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Christianity And The Holy Trinity

- Around the time after Jesus’ resurrection, Christians were confused and they needed answers. Jesus was just arisen from the dead. The Church now had Jesus and God to look to, but who was the leader of it all. Who were they to worship. Where does the Spirit fit into all of this. After many questions, they looked to Scripture. Christians have had the belief of Monotheism and that there is One God. Yet, it wasn’t until the Church looked to Scripture that they pieced together what is now known as the Holy Trinity....   [tags: Christianity, Trinity, Holy Spirit, Jesus]

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The Holy Lord Of The Bible

- There are so many keys to peace in just these four scriptures alone. Imagine all the keys of peace throughout the Bible. I encourage you to research every scripture in the Bible on peace. It will set you free. We can see as we offer sacrifices of shouts and singing, our heads will lift above our enemies around us. When we give the Lord a sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving, it honors Him. We make prophetic decrees to our enemies that God is bigger than he is. You are separating yourself from the enemies lies when you honor the Lord with a sacrifice....   [tags: God, Holy Spirit, Bible, Devil]

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Who Is The Holy Spirit?

- Who is the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is a person, and is one of the three in the trinity: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The Spirit is the active person that came to reside within the followers of Jesus Christ after Jesus had been crucified on the cross, and rose from the dead. This is laid out in the prophetic words of Acts in the Bible, particularly during Peter’s Sermon at Pentecost in Acts 2:17, where it talks about God pouring out his Spirit on to all people and them learning through God’s to prophesy....   [tags: Holy Spirit, Jesus, Christianity, Trinity]

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God And The Holy Place

- We see that this flying scroll was huge. We also see this flying scroll represents curses. What curses. Before we answer that question, there is something we need to see first. The length and the width of this flying scroll is the same length and width of the “Holy Place” in the Tabernacle of Moses which was 30 feet by 15 feet. The Holy Place symbolically parallels to the area of the soul within every believer. When looking at the entire spectrum of the Tabernacle of Moses, it contained the Outer Court, the Holy Place and the Most Holy Place....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Tabernacle, Holy of Holies]

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The Bible Calls And The Holy Spirit

- The Bible calls Christians to be holy, from the beginning of time all the way to the very end of time, “Rather, he must be hospitable, one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined” (Titus 1:8 The New International Version Bible). The term holy can only be achieved through the work of the Holy Spirit that guides Christians and through the Holy Spirit they are given the fruits of the spirit. In this study of Holy verses Good, it will be looked at from the point of view of false fruits, the importance of spiritual practices and discipline and how they are important, it will be shown how Christians despite being in a fallen world are made holy and how through...   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Christian terms, Holy Spirit]

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The Day Of The Holy Spirit

- Pentecost was a Jewish holiday celebrated 50 days after Easter. They celebrated the first fruits of the wheat harvest. In Jewish rituals that time, the first harvest was brought to God at Easter. But on the day of Pentecost, the first fruits of the wheat harvest were presented to God; So Pentecost is called the day of the first fruits (Numbers 28:26). On the day of Pentecost in the Old Testament Israel received the law and on the day of Pentecost in the New Testament, the church received the Spirit of Grace in its fullness....   [tags: Holy Spirit, Christianity, Jesus, Christian terms]

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The Prayer Of The Holy Spirit

- Introduction Sanctification occurs throughout the Christian’s life and cannot be maintained without the assistance of the Holy Spirit. Evidence can be observed in Christians today from the moment of accepting Christ as well as exemplifying a life that would be pleasing to God by means of obedience. The Holy Spirit and sanctification are two components fundamental for the Christian life according to Paul in Romans. We will discuss and address the Holy Spirit, sanctification and obedience and how these relationships manifests themselves in the life of a Christian through a lifestyle of sound judgement, good morals and ethics....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Holy Spirit, Christian terms]

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The Sin Against The Holy Spirit

- The Sin Against The Holy Spirit On the occasion of Jesus healing a man who was blind, dumb and possessed by a devil, the Scribes and Pharisees accused Him of using power from Beelzebub to work the miracle. (Matt. 12:22-24) The Lord said, “Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men. And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, neither in the world to come” (Matt....   [tags: Jesus, God in Christianity, God, Holy Spirit]

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Monty Python And The Search For The Holy Grail

- Hey, you. Can you give me your favorite Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail quote. This movie is filled with all kinds of hilarious puns and jokes that can make anyone laugh til they cry. The group Monty Python is a comedy group out of England that is made up of six actors. Most of their skits have some historical background to them. Which is the same in the movie Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail. Anyone with an eye for the medieval times can pull of many true historical factors....   [tags: Holy Grail, King Arthur]

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Roles Of The Holy Spirit

- ROLES OF THE HOLY SPIRIT FROM THE BOOKS OF LUKE AND ACTS Mark made a strong case for Luke and Acts being a joint work which focuses on the work of the Spirit in the life of Christ and then in the Christian. It is striking how many times Luke reports on the work of the Spirit. The structure behind Driscoll’s talk was to point out all the different things that the Holy Spirit does. We are to be filled with the Spirit also, and to love the Spirit “Filled with the Holy Spirit even from his mother’s womb.” (Luke 1) The angel said to Mary, “The Holy Spirit will overshadow ....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Holy Spirit, John the Baptist]

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The Power Of The Holy Spirit

- Whitefield was a man of deep theological convictions that informed every part of his ministry. Though he was often harsh with his critics (one might even call him the original cage-stage Calvinist), he was generally consistent in his beliefs and was not afraid to stand firmly on them. While all of his beliefs were important to his lifelong ministry, there are a few that I believe were foundational to both his preaching style and his overall commitment to ministry: the power of the Holy Spirit, the necessity of a new birth, election/predestination, and a literal heaven and hell....   [tags: Christianity, Christian terms, Holy Spirit, Jesus]

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Christianity And The Holy Spirit

- Luke shares that as Jesus began his ministry, he was filled with the power of the Holy Spirit (Lk 4:14). Although rejected by many, the Holy Spirit assisted Jesus in his teaching in the synagogues, healing of the sick, and deliverance of the possessed. The foundation of the New Testament was created upon the preaching and teaching of the kingdom of God. Further, it was erected on the promise by Christ to build a church that could endure. Jesus states, “And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it” (Matt 16:18)....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, New Testament, Holy Spirit]

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The Holy Spirit By Stanley M. Burgess

- For many Believers, there is a lack of clear understanding between the different natures of the Holy Spirit. Many, due to theological dogma, have failed to teach the multifaceted manner the Holy Spirit operates in the lives of Believers, while others have neglected the unity of the Holy Spirit. The purpose of this paper is to show both the unity and the unique distinctions in the nature of the Holy Spirit. Throughout the history of the Church there has been conflicted regarding the nature and purpose of the Holy Spirit....   [tags: Holy Spirit, Christianity, Jesus, New Testament]

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The Holy Spirit And The Christ On The Road Of Damascus

- . First major theme of the book of Acts is the work of the Holy Spirit in the apostles and the early church. Jesus appeared to his disciples and commanded them not to leave Jerusalem but wait for the gift, the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:3b-5) As they gathered together and prayed in one place, the Holy Spirit came to rest on each of them (2:1-3). The disciples who were filled with the Holy Spirit boldly proclaimed God’s word and performed miracles (2:14-42, 3:1-10). Throughout the book, the author focuses on how the Holy Spirt ministers the apostles and the believers in their lives and the community....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, New Testament, Holy Spirit]

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The Holy Spirit, By Mark D. Burnham

- These supernatural acts of the Spirit are not relegated to Acts or the New Testament. The same acts of the Spirit is evident in the New Testament as well. Mark D. McLean instructs us to put out of our minds completely the impression that the Holy Spirit did not come into the world until the Day of Pentecost. Possibly the most direct empowerment connection in the Old Testament is Joel 2:28-32. The connection from Old Testament to New Testament is drawn by Peter in Acts 2:17-18. Here Peter sees the fulfillment of the promise of God that He will “pour out His Spirit upon all flesh.” This verse was the bridge that brought the history of Israel to Pentecost....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Holy Spirit, God]

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Blood Splatter During The Holy Lands

- Blood Splatter in the Holy Lands The Crusades were probably some of the bloodiest of times in eastern Europe. The Christians of Europe and the Muslims in the former Holy Land were in nearly constant battle for nearly two hundred years during the eleventh through thirteenth centuries. These wars were centered around the Holy Land, and where the roots of Christianity were formed. There are many reasons why these battles began. Nevertheless, one of the main reasons came in Jerusalem, where over 3000 Christians were killed and all Christian churches were demolished or used for other means....   [tags: Crusades, First Crusade, Christianity, Holy Land]

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Revelation Becomes Clear Through The Holy Spirit

- As the language of Revelation becomes clear through the Holy Spirit, the content and operation of God making Himself known to each person is a promise he shares. Worldly awareness of God’s promises is the mindfulness of each human being from their origin to their destruction. Through prayer, the Holy Spirit is the bridge who fills the gap between God, His people by telling them that “Jesus Christ is the bread of life” (John 6:35). It is God’s will that all people have access to the Father, through Christ, made flesh, by the Holy Spirit....   [tags: Christianity, Holy Spirit, Jesus]

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John Donne 's Holy Sonnet X

- John Donne’s “Holy Sonnet X,” alternatively referred to as “Death, Be Not Proud,” is a component of a larger group of sonnets. As a whole, Donne’s nineteen Holy Sonnets entreat God’s mercy upon the speaker and herald salvation and victory for Christian believers in a world fraught with opportunities for sin and destruction. “Holy Sonnet X” continues the Christian religious themes of the previous fourteen-line poems; however, instead of maintaining the address to God, “Holy Sonnet X” introduces and directly challenges Death, the personified figure of the inevitable end of life....   [tags: John Donne, Holy Sonnets]

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The Holy Spirit Is A Major Part Of Our Faith

- Global Commentary: Adeyemo, Tokunboh, ed. Africa Bible Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2006. The Holy Spirit is a major part of our faith, but at the same time it appears that the spirit is one of the least discussed topics amongst western evangelicals. However, through discussion with students and reading a wide range of commentaries I have had the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how the Holy Spirit function in our life and the greatness of the gift the Lord has bestowed upon us....   [tags: Holy Spirit, Jesus, Trinity, Christianity]

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The Day Of Pentecost, Holy Spirit And Beginnings Of The Early Church

- The Day of Pentecost, Holy Spirit and Beginnings of the Early Church Introduction What we consider as the church today started a long time ago. It all began with one man, whose name is Jesus that flipped the world upside its head with one simple message, love. Jesus was born into a poor family, mother whose name is Mary and father, Joseph, the towns carpenter. Jesus was on this Earth thirty years before his ministry started. When he preached he challenged the ideas of that which were held constant for years and through him emanated a physical manifestation of a presence so strong that it drew men unto him....   [tags: Holy Spirit, Christianity, Jesus, Glossolalia]

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The Holy Bible is Fact, Not Fiction

- The Holy Bible is Fact, Not Fiction The Hebrew word used for "day" is the word yom. Every other time the word is used in the Old Testament in conjunction with a number, a literal, 24-hour period of time is being described; what we know as a day. The word is never used metaphorically in the Bible. The verses most commonly used to say that the word day in Genesis could mean more than a 24 hour period are Psalm 90:4 and 2 Peter 3, which quotes Psalm 90:4. Psalm 90:4 - For a thousand years in Your sight Are like yesterday when it passes by, Or as a watch in the night....   [tags: Holy Bible Essays]

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The Holy Spirit And Luke 's Acts Record Of The Spirit

- It is the Holy Spirit who draws people towards salvation and sanctifies them. These works of the Spirit are inseparable. In fact, it would be an error to separate John’s view of the Holy Spirit and Luke’s Acts record of the Spirit. The Spirit was the initiator of salvation and the power to be sanctified. Romans chapter eight provides the clearest impact of the Spirit at work in the life of a follower. There is power to walk in the Spirit rather than in the old nature (v.4). Also, the Spirit changes the thoughts of a follow to have the mind of Christ (vv....   [tags: Holy Spirit, Christianity, Jesus, Christian terms]

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William King 's Quest For The Holy Grail

- When comparing the reins of the mediaeval French kings Louis VI and Louis IX the contrarieties in the priorities of the monarch rulers becomes apparent. The actions of King Louis IX are clearly inspired by Christian values while King Louis VI cares less about morals but more about loyalty to his rein. The contrary between the two kings can be seen through the contemporary literature of the time, namely in the characters of Reynard in Reynard the Fox and Lancelot in King Arthur’s Quest for the Holy Grail....   [tags: King Arthur, Holy Grail, House of Capet, Gawain]

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Holy Spirit Activity God One Day

- With this atmosphere of Holy Spirit activity God one day asked me to write a course on Revelation. He simply placed the thought on my heart one day as I prepared lectures. I was busy as usual, too busy. As Principal I was teaching four subjects and running the college as well which is a subtle way of saying I was overloaded. I said “yes” to the Lord, but I really meant “maybe” and being so busy I looked to delegate God’s request. The next day I rang a lecturer who I respected a great deal and he agreed to teach the course....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Bible, Holy Spirit]

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Did The Holy Spirit Speak Through And Direct The Founders Of The New Prophecy Movement?

- Did the Holy Spirit speak through and direct the founders of the New Prophecy movement. The early Christian church in the second century was vulnerable to heresy, misguided doctrine and false teachers. It was debated whether one of the earliest nominally charismatic movements of the early church was inspired by the Holy Spirit, or by a spirit not sent by God. Montanism had teachings both in and out of agreement with the mainstream church, but was overshadowed by the controversy of prophecy and the biblical standard by which it was approved....   [tags: Holy Spirit, Christianity, Prophecy]

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John Donne's The Holy Sonnets

- John Donne's The Holy Sonnets By making many references to the Bible, John Donne's Holy Sonnets reveal his want to be accepted and forgiven by God. A fear of death without God's forgiveness of sins is conveyed in these sonnets. Donne expresses extreme anxiety and fright that Satan has taken over his soul and God won't forgive him for it or his sins. A central theme of healing and forgiveness imply that John Donne, however much he wrote about God and being holy, wasn't such a holy man all of the time and tried to make up for it in his writing....   [tags: Donne Holy Sonnets Religion Essays]

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Do Not Let Religion And Doubt Make You Think The Holy Spirit

- Do not let religion and doubt make you think the Holy Spirit is not for you, for now, in this day. The gifts of the Spirit are as available today as they were to those believers of old. After my husband became a Christian it was not long before the Lord gave him visions, and dreams with words of knowledge. Always these gifts were to warn him to protect him, or to witness to someone, or to pray for someone. It amazed him and further sealed his understanding of the power of Jesus Christ. Many of us see the manifestation of the fruits of the Holy Spirit....   [tags: Jesus, Holy Spirit, Christianity, God]

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Essay on The Holy Bible - The Authorship of Genesis

- The Authorship of Genesis Is the book of Genesis real or fiction. This is an age-old question. There are many thousands of Christians, who believe that Genesis is the absolute word of God. Many of these people believe that Moses wrote the book of Genesis, and believe that God himself told him what to write. Those who believe Moses wrote it really believe that God created the heaven and earth as well as all living things including man. Then there are those who believe Genesis is nothing more than fiction....   [tags: Holy Bible Genesis Essays]

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The Peace Of Augsburg, By Charles V, Emperor Of The Holy Roman Empire

- As Charles V, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, lifted his quill and signed the Peace of Augsburg, he hoped to solve the great religious tensions of his region; little did he know it was this very document that would lead to one of the longest and most devastating wars in European history. The Peace of Augsburg (1555) may have solved the immediate conflicts, but it did little to resolve the underlying problem. Within 60 years, a new religious war would break out, forever changing religion 's role in politics....   [tags: Thirty Years' War, Holy Roman Empire]

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Abraham as the Ideal Man of Faith in The Holy Bible

- Abraham as the Ideal Man of Faith The question is frequently asked, “What does it mean to have faith?” “What does it mean to be faithful?” The path to righteousness has always been one paved in good faith, and this is a well-known fact. The ideal man of faith, it can be reasoned, would be the man who was the most suitable spiritual companion for God. This would be someone with whom God could speak with, and fulfill his wishes for human beings there within.  God would not simply want a servant, but a friend who would walk through his life with God....   [tags: Holy Bible Essays]

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Spiritual and Moral Journeys in The Quest of the Holy Grail

- The Spiritual and Moral Journeys in The Quest of the Holy Grail    The Quest of the Holy Grail is an exciting tale that follows the adventures of King Arthur's knights as they scour the countryside for the legendary Holy Grail. Throughout their journeys, the knights engage in many exciting jousts and sword fights with a variety of enemies. The author of The Quest of the Holy Grail intends for the story to be more than just entertainment: the knights' search for the Holy Grail is analogous to the pursuit of morality and spiritual chivalry, showing success through asceticism, confession, chastity, and faith....   [tags: Quest Holy Grail Essays Papers]

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Reciprocal love in John Donne's Holy Sonnets

- Reciprocal love in John Donne's Holy Sonnets Holy Sonnet XV deals with the question of reciprocal love that runs throughout Donne’s religious poetry. The Sonnet is an address of the speaker’s mind to the speaker’s soul; it is a meditation on the Trinity and man’s relationship to God. The poem’s form and the multi-layered conflation throughout expound upon the nature of the Trinity. The theme of humility in reciprocal religious love or receiving and understanding God’s glory (as Donne understood it) runs throughout the poem....   [tags: John Donne Holy Sonnets Essays]

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The Child in Flannery O’Connor’s A Temple of the Holy Ghost

- The Child in Flannery O’Connor’s A Temple of the Holy Ghost “None of their ways were lost on the child” (236). This passage introduces the main character only named the “child” in Flannery O’Connor’s short story “A Temple of the Holy Ghost” and indeed she is influenced not only by the two girls that this line refers to, but by everything she hears and sees. She is very direct and speaks without thinking, for example when she asks her mother to invite Mr. “Cheat,” an admirer of Miss Kirby’s, the schoolteacher who is lodging with her family....   [tags: Temple Holy Ghost]

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The Holy Of Free Will

- Fate is something that looms over the existence of free will. Most people believe that free will is a blessing bestowed upon all mankind, but fail to mention that divine intervention can wreak havoc at any given moment. In both the Quran and Torah, God is that divine intervention who has such a dominating feature about him. While dominance is not far off from God’s righteousness, all paths eventually lead to redemption. A theme all too familiar in these early literature works which frequently provide examples of God’s dominance....   [tags: Bible, Torah, Qur'an, Religious text]

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The Holy Of The Gospel

- Our faith in Jesus alone is the key to experiencing all of God’s best. This was the whole thrust of Paul’s teaching in his letter to the Galatians. The Christians in Galatia had received Christ as their Lord through Paul’s ministry and were genuinely saved, but legalistic Jews convinced them that faith in Jesus alone wasn’t enough to be in right standing with God. They were also told that they needed to live holy, according to the Jewish standard of holiness, or they would be lost. Paul attacked that doctrine with a vengeance....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Christianity, Joseph Smith]

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The Knowledge Of The Holy

- The Knowledge of the Holy is all about getting to know and understand God better. It talks about the attributes and character of God and attempts to explain them in a way that allows the reader to understand God more clearly. It explains to readers what kind of thinking is necessary to understand God and His attributes better and what kind of thinking will place “limits” on God and hinder growing closer to His majesty. Tozer attempts to put struggling believers, and possibly nonbelievers, at ease by tackling questions and possible false accusations that could cause confliction with growth....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Understanding, Cognition]

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The holy Spirit

- ... PRAYER ACTIVITY Isn’t it amazing how we are always looking for ways to improve ourselves, to change our lives for the better. There are so many ads on T.V for diet foods, slimming products and exercise equipment. You can have botox injected into your face to improve wrinkles, and cosmetic surgery is commonplace, with people travelling overseas too get a cheaper deal. Things are not as they were a few years ago in the way we can change our appearance. But it’s not just appearance that we are trying to change....   [tags: christianity, god, christ]

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The Holy Spirit

- Tongues of fire came to rest on all those who were present, and they began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. I personally haven’t been blessed with it but I’m hoping someday if I keep striving I will be able to overcome my struggles and feel what other have felt. Later in Acts 2 we are told that the three thousand who were converted by Peter’s sermon by devoted themselves to the apostles. Teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. It is amazing on how Peter can bring that many people to God to lead them into new believing and to show the way God attends us to be....   [tags: biblical essay]

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The Holy Bible as a Sustained Allusion

- The Bible as a Sustained Allusion The Bible is a sustained allusion throughout the course of East of Eden, paralleling with the eternal story of Cain and Abel. According to the Bible, Cain is the "tiller of the ground" (Genesis 4:2). Caleb Trask, a farmer at heart, made a vast amount of money by selling beans. Upon presenting Adam with his present of fifteen thousand dollars, Adam not only discarded the gift, but caused Cal pain by comparing him to his godly brother, Aron, who graduated high school and started college at an early age....   [tags: Holy Bible Essays]

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Essay on Evil in The Holy Bible

- The Purpose of Evil in the Bible        God looked at everything He had made, and it was very good (Genesis 1:31)    Five times in Genesis 1, God looks at that which He has created, and pronounces it "good". Then on the sixth day He creates Man, and says that His creation is now "very good". God's pronouncement of His creation, which would be everything around us and includes ourselves, as "very good" is hard to reconcile with that which we see on a daily basis -- a reality in which we experience much pain and cruelty from man and nature....   [tags: Holy Bible Essays]

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The Holy Spirit

- The mention of the Holy Spirit so often in Romans 8 (more than twenty times) has the purpose of pointing out the actions of the Father, which serves to reveal His identity as the one who raised Jesus, specifically in Romans 8:11, from the dead. This same verb, is also used in Romans 4:17 in relationship to the faith of Abraham. The Father who raised Jesus from the dead and gives life the Abraham 's faith is the same Who will raise the believers of Jesus. In a similar fashion to the identity descriptions within Romans 4, namely Romans 4:5, 17, 24 and their relationship, there is an echo in Romans 8:32: “He who did not withhold his own Son, but gave him up for all of us, will he not with him...   [tags: Jesus, God in Christianity, New Testament]

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Truth, Belief and The Holy Bible

- Truth, Belief and the Bible Order, pattern, method, harmony, and purpose - these are the qualities on which we, humankind, have come to base our existence. We strive to find meaning in all that we do, say, read, write, and live. A story is not just a story; it is a lesson. A thought is not merely a thought, but a revelation. Hardship is not simply misfortune, but an act of God. Truth is considered the result of a divine arrangement - one that is complex and intricate, and finally revealed to us through a glorious realization....   [tags: Holy Bible Essays]

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Jesus, Gender and The Holy Bible

- Jesus, Gender and The Bible Sunday evening I attended my weekly Ecumenical Christians of Oberlin meeting. This is a group of generally open-minded individuals that get together on Sundays to have dinner and discuss topics related to Christianity. Topics range from "What is the Kingdom of God?" to "Pacifism: Turning the Other Cheek." Our topic this Sunday was "Women and the Bible." At first I thought that we might be studying Esther or one of the many Marys - prominent women in the Bible that are always mentioned whenever the subject is brought up....   [tags: Holy Bible Essays]

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Morality and The Holy Bible

- Morality and the Bible Both the legal and salvation philosophies of the Old and New Testaments reflect those of the cultures around them, due to much copying and borrowing of laws and ideas. Furthermore, all societies around the world have similar moral and legal codes -- which is certainly not an accident. Interestingly enough, the moral codes of the world's religions bear a striking resemblance to each other, with only minor variations. Religions as different as Hinduism, Islam, and Buddhism all have proscriptions against killing, lying, cheating, stealing, etc....   [tags: Holy Bible Essays]

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The Person of the Holy Spirit

- INTRODUCTION In commenting on Heaven in his book Theology for Today, Dr. Elmer Towns writes that, “…human understanding is necessarily limited by two things - human language and limited revelation.” Too often the limitations and constraints of human language make it difficult for us to fully articulate those things that pertain to God. As well, similar constraints on our knowledge make it seem impossible to fully grasp and understand what has been revealed and is to be known about God. Understanding the Person and work of the Holy Spirit is no exception and we are similarly challenged when we endeavor to do so....   [tags: Theology ]

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Pneumatology: The Personhood of the Holy Spirit

- Pneumatology is the doctrine that focuses on the personhood of the Holy Spirit. Through out the New Testament the Holy Spirit is granted specific characteristics and duties. Following the resurrection, Jesus said “another” is coming in my place. In John Jesus says, “Then I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you forever.” During the ministry of Christ, Jesus referred to the Holy Spirit as the encourager, comforter and enabler. This paper will discuss the multidimensional portrayals of the work of the Holy Spirit as it applies to global missions....   [tags: chirst, mission, advocate, trinity, essence]

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The Holy Spirit And The Spirit Of God

- Receiving and acknowledging the Holy Spirit is one of the vital parts of Christianity and in our walk with Christ. However, in the first century the Holy Spirit was not yet sent and Christianity was not formed. Despite this, there was still recognition of the spirit and the gifts and power that it has. There were many forms of the spirit that were mentioned in the Old Testament, some of which include wisdom, intelligence, and skill. Negative spirits were also a part of the first century world, which included harm, jealousy and lying....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Dead Sea scrolls]

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The Poem ' The Holy Well '

- Just as Adam and Eve sinned and ate an apple from the Garden of Eden, Jesus told us that he would sacrifice his life for us someday, and it would be his gift to us. Even though our sin seems as a barrier to our lives, we know that through God’s sacrifice, we can be transcended and made new. In the anonymous folk ballad, ‘’The Holy Well”, the poet uses thirteen quatrains with an ABCB rhyme scheme and does not follow a specific underlying rhyme pattern, as it is sporadic. When our lives are filled with compassion, we present the knowledge and understanding of God’s love on earth through what we do, what we say and how we act....   [tags: Rhyme, Poetic form, Heaven, Poetry]

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Who Is The Holy Spirit?

- Who is the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is one of the three parts of the trinity along with the Father and the Son. Even though He is often listed last (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) He is of no less importance than the other two in the trinity. All three are equally God and equally powerful. However, the Holy Spirit encompasses a different facet of God’s personality than both the Father and the Son. The Holy Spirit is a Comforter, “the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost” (John 14:26 KJV). The NKJV, among other versions, uses the word helper instead of comforter....   [tags: Jesus, Trinity, God in Christianity, Christianity]

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The Search For The Holy Nails Or Spikes

- FLAVIA 'S PROMISE has a plot with strong merit. The idea of the search for the Holy Nails or Spikes is a premise that can make for a potentially intriguing story. The concept of immortality is also a premise with virtue. Visual storytelling is good, especially the image of the man with the white cane. While there 's a story to tell, it 's suggested that the script undergo further development. The areas that would benefit from more development include the structure, pace, protagonist, and tension....   [tags: Protagonist, Character, Plot, Antagonist]

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The Kingdom Of God And The Holy Spirit

- State: The Kingdom of God has been inaugurated in the first advent of Jesus, who now sit enthroned and reigns in heaven. His Kingdom continues to expand by the ministry of the Holy Spirit through the Church, which has been given His kingdom mandate to transform society to the glory of God. Presently, Satan has been bound so that he is unable to impede the work of Christ throughout the world. As such, the Church, now, stands as the true, spiritual “Israel,” and will inherit the promises made to nation of Israel at the consummation of the Kingdom in the new earth....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Bible, Christian terms]

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Theology And Doctrine Of The Holy Bible

- As Christians, we have many beliefs that shape the way we live and view life. Doctrine explains the core beliefs of the Christian life. Christian beliefs are also expressed through the Apostles Creed, which is a creedal summary of the Holy Bible. Through the Apostles Creed, we see that Christians believe in the doctrine of revelation from God, the Holy nature and attributes of God, and the unique doctrine of the Trinity. The core beliefs of Christianity provide a foundation to stand firm and a direction in which to run....   [tags: Christianity, God, Trinity, God the Father]

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Who Is The For The Holy Spirit?

- After being baptized Mark 16:16 “Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.” John 3:5 “Jesus answered, ‘I tell you the truth, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless he is born of water and the Spirit.’” Acts 2:38 “Peter replied, ‘Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.’” Acts 22:16 “And now what are you waiting for. Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name.” Romans 6:3-4 “Or don’t you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Christian terms]

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The Sacraments Of The Holy Spirit

- The seven formal sacraments play a major role in religion, each have their own divine meaning that was set forth by the Lord. Confirmation is the sacrament in which one seals Baptism, where one is given the gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit. This is when you make a choice as a follower of God to live your life as a Christian, and to wholeheartedly accept Jesus Christ into your heart. The history of confirmation in the Catholic Church goes back to the Middle Ages. It became the practice to confirm children in the church once they were closer to adolescence instead of infancy....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Christian terms, Sacrament]

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The Church Of The Holy Trinity

- Where Are you. On March the 6th 2016, I visited the Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral church in San Francisco. The site is located at a convenient neighborhood one block south Union st at 1530 Green St. This Orthodox Church is the oldest Orthodox parish in town, and it is one of the few parishes in northern California with such a unique shape. The church was designed to show the Russian unique architect, and its outstanding shape connected to Moscow patriarch. Even though it is a small church, but it looks stunning where it placed right in the corner with a two sides street view....   [tags: Christianity, Christian terms, Jesus, Trinity]

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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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Muslims And Muslims : The Holy Bible

- Like the holy Quran, the holy bible encourages all Christians to love everyone including their enemies and to avoid criticizing other religions. However, the first sentence that William of Tyre wrote claimed that Muslims are descendants of the devil. William’s view of Muslims presented the Christians’ perspective of Muslims during the holy wars. The Christians claimed that prophet Mohamed spread Islam with the sword. They described prophet Mohamed as the one who destroyed the peace among the nations....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Qur'an, Jesus]

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Harry Potter and the Holy Grail

- Two of the best things in the world, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” and “Harry Potter,” have a good deal in common. Other than the vast amount of space reserved in my brain for storing quotes and random facts from these two stories, both tales share many similar objects, plot devices, character attributes, and themes. Even though Python's “Holy Grail” is an exact historical representation of the Arthurian Grail legend, some might argue that the “Harry Potter” story is more reflective of the actual ancient texts than the 1974 film....   [tags: Film]

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The Holy Communion Of The Eucharist

- The Eucharist, which is also called the Holy Communion, the Lord 's Supper, Mass, or the Divine Liturgy, is a sacrament accepted and celebrated by most Christians. The Eucharist is a portrayal of the Last Supper; or the last meal that Jesus Christ had with his disciples before he was taken away, and later crucified. During the meal Jesus ate bread and wine and informed and taught his disciples to do the same in remembrance of him. While the Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant churches all accept and celebrate the Sacrament of the Eucharist, these three Christian groups have different understandings in the meaning, different ways of celebrating, and even what spiritual effects take...   [tags: Eucharist, Catholic Church, Christianity]

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The And White Racism Is A Holy Symbiosis

- Surname 1 Student 's Name Professor 's Name Course. Date Mississippi Evangelicalism Dr. DuPont argues that the ?cultural captivity or nor contradictory models. do not best capture evangelicalism in Mississippi. Instead, she argued that evangelicalism and white racism is a holy symbiosis. What does she mean by holy symbiosis and what examples does she use to support her claim. Holy symbiosis tends to disagree with white evangelicalism, and it played an essential role in segregation and white supremacy as much as it occurred by coincidence....   [tags: Race, Black people, Racial segregation]

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The Decline of the Holy Roman Empire

- The Holy Roman Empire was an empire in central Europe consisting of many territories and ethnicities. Once very powerful, the empire’s authority slowly decreased over centuries and by the Middle Ages the emperor was little more than a figurehead, allowing princes to govern smaller sections of the empire. Though the various ruling princes owed loyalty to the emperor, they were also granted a degree of independence and privileges. The emperor, an elected monarch, needed the allegiance of the princes and other aristocracy to support him, in turn giving them power or money....   [tags: Martin Luther, Protestant Reformation]

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The Holy Book Of The Islamic Population

- Throughout human history it would be safe to say that nearly the entire population of the world would be religious and while there are many religions that are arguably unique the fact remains that religion has always been a massive part of our history even today a reported 84% of the world population is religious with 23% being Muslim. Islam is the fastest growing religion at the present as each family has many kids and those kids will likely have many kids as well. The Koran is the holy book of the Islamic population....   [tags: Islam, Qur'an, Muhammad, Religion]

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The Quest of the Holy Grail

- Galahad was a Knight of the Round Table of Arthurian legend. He is almost always portrayed as the pure knight, and for this he is rewarded with the Holy Grail. He is mentioned in many writings in history including 12th century Cistercian monk writing The Quest of the Holy Grail, Sir Thomas Malory’s Selected Tales of King Arthur and his Knights, and Alfred Lord Tennyson’s Sir Galahad. After reading the next several pages, one should begin to understand the similarities and differences portrayed in these writings, along with some others....   [tags: Analysis, Galahad]

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The Is The Holy ( The Pious ) Loved By The Gods?

- question1 "Is the holy (the pious) loved by the gods because it is holy (pious). Or is it holy (pious) because it is loved by the gods?" Think about the essence of what Socrates is asking here. What is the significance of this question for religious belief. What is the philosophical impact of this question. How would you answer it. Can you think of some real-world event or experience that brings out the importance of coming up with a good answer to this question. Or, on the other hand, do you see this question as mere word play....   [tags: Philosophy, Mind, God, René Descartes]

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How Ramadan Is A Holy Month

- 4. Ramadan is a very special month in the Islamic life. It is consider being a blessed month by the muslins. It is practice in the ninth month of every year and it is place on the Islamic Lunar calendar. It is also very important in the Islamic life because it focus on fasting (sawm or siyam) observe from sunset to sunrise. Which the muslin minds are place on reflection and discipline. During this month of fasting helps make it to contribute to God’s blessings, to help the poor and answer their needs, to repent for their sins, to make stronger their moral characters and to remember that all their glory goes to God....   [tags: Christianity, Bible, Jesus, Islam]

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The End Of The Holy Land

- In the tenth century Christian explorers from Europe had been making the long, perilous voyage to the Holy Land. There, they went to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Under early Islamic realms, Christians were permitted to make this journey. At that point, in the mid eleventh century, the Seljuk Turks vanquished the Holy Land. The Seljuk Turks shut the journey courses and assaulted Christian explorers. In 1095, Emperor Alexius I Comnenus engaged Pope Urban II for help in safeguarding the Byzantine Empire.The pope saw an open door....   [tags: Crusades, First Crusade, Alexios I Komnenos]

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Christian Initiation And The Holy Communion

- Another sacrament observed in our ministry is Holy Communion. The Holy Communion was instituted by Jesus during the Last Supper. Holy Communion is taken in remembrance of Jesus Christ and what He has done for us. The bread represents the broken body of Christ. The wine represents the blood that was shed on the cross for the remission of our sins. This sacrament is also observed in many denominations in Christianity. Christianity is an adopted lifestyle. No one is born to this world as a Christian....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Baptism, Christian terms]

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Who Is The Holy Spirit?

- There are many aspects of Christianity that must appear utterly insane to the world. Groups of people, sized from 10 to 10,000 gather across the world to sing songs about blood and death. Children are gathered together to hear stories about worldwide floods and giant fish eating people. In fact, the Bible is is chock-full of mind-boggling stories of assassinations, great dragons and tent pegs through temples. From the outside looking in, one of the strangest things may be the fact that the church welcomes the “Holy Spirit” on a regular basis....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, New Testament, Trinity]

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Review Of ' High Holy Days '

- Written in the era directly preceding the holocaust, High Holy Days, written from the perspective of a young girl, is more telling than is evident at first read. Themes of a young girls distance, and doubt pertaining to her religion are prominent throughout the piece. There is an obvious divide between the speaker and her religion, as well as the speaker and the others among her congregation. The physical divide between the men and the women is mentioned to be like “the Red Sea,” the sea that Moses crossed in Exodus, which separates Egypt from Saudi Arabia....   [tags: Torah, Judaism, Temple in Jerusalem, World War II]

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