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  • The Apostle Paul As An Effective Leader

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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

  • Apostle Paul's Prayer Thesis Statement

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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

  • 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

  • Compare And Contrast Apostle And Disciple

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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

  • 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

  • The Life And Ministry Of The Apostle Paul

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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

  • The Acts of the Apostles and Religious Intolerance

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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

  • The Apostle Creed

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    another prayer that is engraved in the minds of Christians, the Apostle’s Creed, has significant resonance in any Christian community. Even though the Apostle’s Creed is not in the Bible nor is it actually created by the direct twelve Apostles of Jesus, the Apostles Creed is a continuation of the Lord 's Prayer, which stands as an important element in the Christian religions. In the New Testament, book of Matthew 6: 7-15, Matthew directs his attention to followers of Christ and advises them to not

  • John the Apostle

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    John the Apostle John the Apostle, one of the brothers who gained the nickname "Sons of Thunder", was Jesus' favorite apostle to him. John was there when they feel asleep in the garden, which he takes harshly to that he did, and he also was at the foot of the cross when Jesus was being crucified. The Romans exiled him to the island of Patmos when he was about the age of 80 for the reason that he had converted many people even when he was in jail. The Romans tried to execute John before this

  • Acts of the Apostles

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    Acts of the Apostles Chapter 1 This chapter deals with the ascension of Jesus to heaven as witnessed by his apostles. Shortly after the ascension, the eleven apostles set forth to Jerusalem where they discussed the need to replace Judas. They proposed Joseph called Barsabbas, who was also known as Justus, and a man named Matthias. They gave lots to them and the lot fell upon Matthias, and he became the replacement for Judas. Chapter 2 The coming of the Holy Spirit appears in the form