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    John the Baptist, Life and Ministry

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    a task before us today to study briefly the life and ministry of John the Baptist and to adapt some lessons that I believe will have a deep impact on our personal life and ministry. This lesson will be divided into three basic parts as follows: 1. Prophecies and childhood of John the Baptist 2. The life and Ministry of John the Baptist 3. How is this applicable to us? Prophecies and the Childhood of John the Baptist John the Baptist was a man ordained to usher in the forth coming and the ministry

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    John The Baptist

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    The time period of the painting was located in the Renaissance gallery, painted by Guido Reni in 1639/42. The Painting “Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist” uses the style of chiaroscuro where as the lighting is falling into the middle of the painting highlighting Salome and the head of John Baptist which focuses on the most important details of the painting. Which makes up the style of Baroque movement. The paintings colors are very neutral, mostly soft colors such as pink, green, white

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    compare and contrast two biblical figures. The two figures I chose are Moses and John The Baptist. I selected these two important figured because I believe that their stories both shaped and influenced Christianity greatly. I chose Moses because he is one of the first characters introduced. He played an important role in freeing the Israelites from slavery and introducing the ten commandments. I chose John The Baptist because he is one of the best-known people of The Bible. He played a unique role

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    The best one is the one that turns your attention back to God, that inspires you to make the changes you need to make, that lifts you up to a new level of consciousness, encourages you to live more kindly, more patiently, more servicefully, more considerately. It is the one that provides the surest and fastest route to direct personal communion with God. Everyone is There are some interesting possibilities actually. It is not so far fetched. And it definitely doesn’t conflict with any the teachings

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    In the Allegory of The Cave, Plato states that "the prison world is the world of sight, the light of the fire is the sun, and you will not misapprehend me if you interpret the journey upwards to be the ascent of the soul into the intellectual world according to my poor belief". Everything described in the Allegory of The Cave holds a double meaning as a symbol for something else; the prison world symbolizes our world and the fire casting shadows on the walls of the cave is in actuality the sun. Only

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    of John”, these will help our understanding, and the origin of happiness, and suffering. Scholars estimate “The Book of Job” to be written between 7th, and 4th century BC, but the author is unknown, he might have been an Israelite as well. “The Gospel of John” author is unknown, but many scholars believe that it was written somewhere between AD 90-110 as that was when John was around. Also John was referred to as “the disciple whom Jesus loved”, both “The Book of Job”, and “The Gospel of John” are

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    Victor Turner Baptism

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    an individual from their previous condition, status, or state. In the stage of separation, individuals are separated physically or socially from those who are not participating in the ritual. In the example of Jesus’ baptism, Jesus approached John the Baptist in the River Jordan to be baptized. By physically separating himself from the people on the land and joining the group to be baptized in the water, Jesus detached himself from the structures and values of society, choosing instead to repent,

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    John the Baptist Historical Background for the Passage Within the gospel of Matthew, John the Baptist baptizes Jesus. Before he baptizes Jesus, he has been preaching within the wilderness of Judea. The description in the gospel of Matthew almost makes John the Baptist look like an untamed and wild man as his “…clothes were made of camel’s hair, and he had a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey” (Matthew 3:4, The Holy Bible, NIV). People throughout all of Jordan sought

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    Lazarus as John 11:1-44; rarely is the reference footnoted as Luke 16:19-31. Also, the reference to John the Baptist is invariably footnoted as Matthew 14:3-11; never have I seen the reference footnoted as an allusion to Oscar Wilde's Salome. The sources that one cites can profoundly affect interpretations of the poem. I believe that a correct reading of Eliot's "Prufrock" requires that one cite Wilde, in addition to Matthew, and Luke, in addition to John, as the sources for the John the Baptist and Lazarus

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    and Herod II, ruler of Galilee. As the story goes, her father had asked her to dance for him at a banquet, promising her anything she asked for in return. Herodias, who was angry with St. John the Baptist for criticizing her marriage, prompted her to ask for St. John the Baptist's head. Herod had imprisoned John for condemning the marriage which violated Mosaic Law. He was afraid to have the prophet killed, but Salome did indeed ask for John's head.

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