Throughout the entire Bible God reveals that He is holy. He calls Himself the Holy One. He is not unclean and is not evil. He calls us to be holy like He is. We are His imagebarers and He wants us to seek Him through our holiness. It helps with our relationship with Him. Wiersbe stated that, “true happiness begins with holiness” (Wiersbe, 2007, p.206). Being holy is committing yourself to God.
Moses listens to God and taught the Israelites about blood sacrifices of animals. They were not just any deformed animals, but the best animals of the herds. This was used for individual forgiveness and forgiveness of the entire nation. After Jesus was blood sacrificed, animal sacrifice no longer became necessary. This is because His bloo...
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- Growing up in a Christian family that had me in a Southern Baptist church I was always one to believe that the Holy Bible is fully true. As I matured in life, mind and faith I began to recognize that the Bible was not necessarily true because my parents or a pastor claimed it was, but because God proclaimed its inerrancy Himself. Better yet, God is the author of history’s most incredible writings and knowing that He is the one infinite and perfect being in existence it is rather impossible to question His authority on the Bible.... [tags: Bible, Christianity, Religious text, God]
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- It has always been much speculated, and little doubt exists that the bible was not the work of any single author, but a collection of anecdotes by many. Jews and Christians in their millions believe that the holy texts came directly from god, Hebrews certain that the Pentateuch or Five Books of Moses, ot the Torah is none other than godâs word, even though modern theologians concede that the whole was written by many, who preached diverse ideologies, linguistic styles and indeed a whole range of names for God as they saw the deity.... [tags: Bible, Torah, Criticism of the Bible]
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- The year is 1590; it’s a beautiful sunny day in France. You are walking below the Alps; the air is fresh and crisp – taking your breath away with its coldness. You wonder how you are going to climb this mountain, how you are going to survive here, how you are going to live for you are a Waldensian. You are running for your life, running because you have certain religious beliefs that contradict the Catholic Church and they are trying to hunt you down to torture and kill you. You are frightened and apprehensive, not knowing what the future holds, and yet there is a steady calmness.... [tags: Bible, God, Peter Waldo, Waldensians]
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- The Book of Mormon is the guide to the life of Mormons. It is the continued revelation from God that serves as a witness to the truths in the Bible and to the divinity and teachings of Jesus Christ (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2016). This book answers questions of it followers that may come across during their lifetime. Just like the Bible is a holy book written in the times of living in Israel, the Book of Mormons is the ancient data of God’s teachings, written by its prophets in America, these two holy books will usually sit side by side in the church.... [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Bible, Gospel]
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- The Hebrew Bible is studied, analyzed, and worshiped by millions each day, it gives insight into the teachings and laws of God. The article “Pentateuch”, obtained from The Zondervan Pictoral Encyclopedia of the Bible by Merrill C. Tenney, deeply examines the authorship of the Pentateuch and displays two compelling arguments of weather the Pentateuch is of Mosaic authorship, or written by authors other than Moses. The Pentateuch is the bases of the entire Bible, it contains the first five books, including Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy, thus the literal meaning of “five volumes”.... [tags: Bible, Torah, Old Testament, Moses]
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- What then is love. Over the years, society has pondered this question only to arrive to different answers. Who then deserves to be love. Some people love only those who are easy to love. Others, love people who they know will reciprocate their love. According Eagle Vision Ministry, there are different kinds of love: Storge love (love of a parent to child), Eros love (physical love), Phileo love (friendship love), and Agape love (God’s love). Agape love is a unique love that has nothing to do with emotional attachments.... [tags: The Bible]
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- The Scriptures narrates event of the happenings of early the church from before the formation of the nation Israel to post-resurrection occurrences with descriptive books of eschatology. The Acts of the Apostle like Luke addresses Theophilus relating the early happenings of the early church though not chronologically, it informs us of the propagation of the gospel to those who were unsaved (Gentiles) and the advancements of the Church; being setup for the purpose of fellowshipping and instructions in the word of God.... [tags: Acts of the Apostles, New Testament]
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- Forgiveness “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others of their sins, your father will not forgive your sins (Matt 6: 14-15, NIV).” One of the many things that the Bible teaches its audience is how God forgives us for our sins, as well as how we are suppose to forgive those who have sinned against us in any way. God shows two types of forgiveness throughout the Bible, merciful forgiveness and graceful forgiveness.... [tags: God, Spirituality, Theology, Bible]
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- Study the bible. : The Use of Bible Allusions in Literature Biblical references are a technique used in literature by authors to alter readers perceptions. The readers beliefs are challenged by using biblical references in literature. In “The Gospel According to Mark” by Jorge Luis Borges, Borges uses many biblical references to give readers a different view of the main character. With the biblical references being used in “The Gospel According to Mark”, readers are able to portray the main character, Baltasar Espinosa as a Christ-like person.... [tags: Use of Bible Allusions in Literature, Analysis]
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- The Bible is the most significant book in the history of civilization. In the context of Jewish history, the Bible’s impact on politics, history, and religion is without comparison. Along with establishing the covenant-based legitimacy of the Jewish people and their history, the Bible’s political impact is exemplified through prophetic politics, the power of kings, and the effects of political authority. Biblical archeology has discovered biblical structures which supports the historical validity of the Bible.... [tags: Religion Bible]
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