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    Paul the apostle

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    INTRODUCTION John Wycliff was a theologian and early proponent of reform in the Roman Catholic Church during the 14th century. He initiated the first translation of the Bible into the English language and is considered the main precursor of the Protestant Reformation. Wycliff was born at Ipreswell, Yorkshire, England, between 1320 and 1330. He died at Lutterworth December 31, 1384. John Wycliff’s family was of early Saxon origin, long settled in Yorkshire. In his day the family was a large one, covering

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    knowing effective leadership. Perhaps the Apostle Paul is who is thought of first as being an effective leader. Paul, after being converted on the road to Damascus, delved into preaching immediately. He says in Galatians: "nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me; but I went away to Arabia, and returned once more to Damascus." (Gal 1:17). It 's interesting that Paul didn 't consult with the church of Jerusalem or the other Apostles before spreading the Word. Indeed, God

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    the twelve apostles. In order to understand who these people were and to understand why Jesus chose them, we must understand what an apostle is. What is an apostle? The word apostle means “one who is sent out”. The most similar word that we have in the English lauguage is the word missionary. There are two different occasions that the word apostle is used in the New Testament. It is for the vast majority used to describe the twelve apostles of Jesus, however, there were also apostles that were

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    Introduction Much like a father desires to see his newborn child grow and live a healthy life, the Apostle Paul desires to see his audience of newborn believers grow and live a spiritually healthy life. In Ephesians 1:15-23, the Apostle prays his audience would grow in godly wisdom, and in revelation in the knowledge of Christ; he also desires for his audience to be used by God and to know their value in Him, which was brought about through the death and resurrection of Christ. In essence, Paul’s

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    The Acts of the Apostles

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    Historical Context The Book of Acts, or sometimes known as The Acts of the Apostles was written between 62 and 70 A.D. To better understand the meaning behind Acts, one should look at the history and what lead to the writing of this book. It was written as a second half of a two part series, with Luke being the first half. Without mentioning himself in either of his writing, it is believed that Luke, a traveling companion of Paul, as mentioned in Colossians 4:14, 2 Timothy 4:11, and Philemon verse

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    The Acts of the Apostles

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    The Acts of the Apostles (a) Explore Peter’s contribution to the issue of prejudice and sectarianism. -------------------------------------------------------------- Although many of us may think that the issues of prejudice and sectarianism are new, the Acts of the Apostles shows clearly religious intolerance over two thousand years ago. In this respect, it is comparable and instructive for moral life in the twenty-first century. One of the most influential characters in Acts, who is

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    MLK Jr. Apostle of Militant Nonviolence Everyone that has been through the American school system within the past 20 years knows exactly who Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is, and exactly what he did to help shape the United States to what it is today. In the beginning of the book, Martin Luther King Jr. Apostle of Militant Nonviolence, by James A. Colaiaco, he states that “this book is not a biography of King, [but] a study of King’s contribution to the black freedom struggle through an analysis

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    A Comparison of Winthrop and Edwards to the Apostles of Christ I find John Winthrop and Jonathan Edwards to be the most fascinating writers I have ever read. For one, they are the "apostles" of our time. Second, their comparisons to the apostles of Christ are too close to ignore. There are three historical, Christian milestones. One being after the death of Christ where an evangelical movement of Christ's disciples, friends and brothers preached on how Jesus Christ was the Messiah and

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    The Acts of the Apostles and Religious Intolerance The Acts of the Apostles is the geographical and political story of the development of the Christian Church under the impulse of the Holy Spirit. Although many of us may think that the issues of sectarianism are new, the Acts of the Apostles shows clearly religious intolerance over two thousand years ago. In this respect, it is comparable

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    The Life And Ministry Of The Apostle Paul The beginnings of my life are an interesting jumble, and they highlight the cosmopolitan world that was the Roman Empire. I was born in an Asian city now located on the southern coast of Turkey called Tarsus in about the year 10. My parents were Jewish, presumably strict Pharisees. They were also Roman citizens. It is important to note that even though Judea was within the Roman Empire most Jews were not Roman citizens. Citizenship outside of Italy was

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