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    The Didache

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    sixteen chapters. In the manuscript, it includes; a handbook of Christian ethical, liturgical- community instructions, and a short eschatological admonition. The Didache was rediscovered by P. Bryennios in 1873 and caught the attention of western scholarship

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    In this piece of coursework I will be writing about the meaning of discipleship for the first disciples, and for Christians today. A disciple is someone who believes in and helps to spread the teachings of another. A disciple of Jesus is a follower of Jesus, they are like students because they learn from Jesus and have faith in him. Jesus’ disciples were normal

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    The book, “Sabbath as Resistance”, by Walter Brueggemann, caught my attention from the first chapter until the very end. Chapters one and two discuss how the fourth commandment, “Remember the Sabbath to keep it holy,” establishes a foundation for all the other commandments, especially the first and last commandments. Brueggemann also spends time on how Egypt was the capital of production and consumption. Pharaoh would get what he wanted, no matter how much work it took. The Israelites were under

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    today. Calling today can be described as ‘vocation’ . We are all called to continue the good work of Jesus Christ, we as Christians work and pray for the growth of the kingdom of God on earth. Priest and Nuns are also called, they live the values of Jesus in our world today, and from this they give witness to others . Just like the first disciples, we as Christians today are all given the part to play in continuing the work of building god’s kingdom we can do this by teaching our children

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    Perfection Is Perfect

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    In many modern day Christian teachings there is an emphasis on the individual to follow in the footsteps of Jesus and be perfect. If human beings are able to be perfect then they are following the Christian path correctly and are able to reach salvation. Many Christians would question where or not it is possible to be as perfect as Jesus. Is it possible to be like Jesus? Is it possible to be perfect? Follow the teachings of the Lord, do not lie, do not steal, do not cheat, do not hurt others…do not

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    Covenant In The Bible

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    In the Bible, there are many covenants, which are extremely significant ideas because through a series of covenants, God comes into people’s life and brings people together. The idea of the covenant has been described by Hugenberger as follows: “ A covenant, in its normal sense, is an elected, as opposed to natural, relationship of obligation under oath.” (Jefferey 10) His definition follows that of Mendenhall, who defines covenant more broadly as a “solemn promise made binding by an oath, which

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    This farewell discourse, is most disturbing to the followers of Jesus. Their inability to comprehend the Messiah’s going away, back to the Father going away of the Messiah, who according to the prophets will appear to rescue Israel from its oppressors. Ascertain, Jesus going back to His father, the Holy Spirit whose purpose is to appear, in His stead to led and guide them to all righteousness. These confused followers are stun, the first testament prophets speak of the coming Messiah, who will

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    about taking the role of the apostles. This letter was also known as a type of ordination sermon from Jesus to His disciples. He gave them the instructions and directions about being the apostles. The second context is written by Matthew to the Christian Jews congregations at that time. Matthew was a tax collector who left his work to follow Jesus and be one of His disciples. Matthew wrote this letter in regards to the discourse that Jesus preached to Him and the other disciples. In other words,

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    There have been many passages in the bible that are appealing to different people. What one person may find inspiring, another may view it as just another message in the bible. One of the passages in the bible that I found inspiring was that of one of the prophets, Jeremiah. The one particular passage that I would like to focus on in this paper would be that of Jeremiah's views on the subject of sin. I found that his thought on this subject made me look at how people act in a different way than I

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    God with all their strength. They don't have jobs to go to, families to look after, houses to run. It is much harder for Christians to put into practise this commandment, though loving the Lord, yourself and your neighbour is obviously a good aim and something everybody should try to do. Although loving God with all your mind, soul and strength isn't possible for Christians all of the time, taking a certain amount of time a day or a week to dedicate to God would be making great use of such a

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