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  • The Righteousness of God

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    remunerative righteousness have been demonstrated in the covenants that God has made with his people throughout history, and how in the exercising of divine justice God is righteous when He punishes violations of His covenants and when He rewards those who are obedient to His covenants. Project Summary The righteousness of God is an attribute that is closely related to the justice of God. The justice of God is meted out in His retributive righteousness. In many circles the retributive righteousness of God

  • Christian Justice and Righteousness

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    of the Church. Would you say that his opposition to the existing religious authority of his day could be justified from a scriptural standpoint? How might it not? Which biblical principles affect your own responsibility to promote justice and righteousness when such actions come into conflict with an established order? The actions of Martin Luther in the 1500s have reached almost mythical stature among Christians. Luther's deeds had much more radical consequences than he could have foreseen

  • Rearing Children in Love and Righteousness

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    Rearing Children in Love and Righteousness “Parents have a sacred duty to rear their children in love and righteousness, . . .[and] to teach them to love and serve one another” (The Family: A Proclamation to the World, ¶ 6). This statement by The Proclamation proclaimed to the world of the responsibility parent have for their children – to teach them right from wrong. In today’s world less and less parents are the principal caregiver and teacher in a child’s life. The Proclamation firmly places

  • Convention vs. Self- Righteousness in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

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    Jane Eyre  - Jane's Struggle: Convention vs. Self- Righteousness In Charlotte Bronteís novel Jane Eyre, the protagonist continually shows a struggle in deciding whether to live her life self-righteously, or whether to conform to societyís demands and expectations. The imagery and biblical symbolism employed by the orchard scene of Chapter 8 show this struggle; for Jane must decide whether to conform to society and reject Mr. Rochester's declaration of love, or to be true to herself and

  • Mencius and the Expansion and Elaboratoin of Confucius' Notion of Human Nature

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    makes an argument that “If we destroy the willow to make cups and bowls, should we also destroy the human being to make jen and Righteousness?” While this makes sense, he later makes an argument that contradicts this in one of the more striking passages: “I like life and I like Righteousness. But if I have to choose between them I will let go of life and take Righteousness. I want life, but there are things more important to me than life. Therefore, there are things that I won’t to just to live

  • Word Study

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    context, the word root צדק refers to righteousness, which is recognized by God. God is the righteous and Holy One. He, in deed has a say, who is righteous and not man. Therefore, the word צדק originates from God. In observing chapter 16 through the entire book of Genesis, we can trace how the word צְדָקָה is used. In 18:19, צְדָקָה is used in the context of “doing righteousness.” However, this term is used by God. Also 30:33 says צְדָקָה in the context of righteousness in “conduct or honesty” and Jacob

  • The Role of the Nativity in Magi and Carol of the Brown King

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    seeking the Christ child, but they were also searching for the truth and righteousness that he represents. Sylvia Plath in her poem "Magi" and Langston Hughes in his poem "Carol of the Brown King" discuss the merit of their respective minority groups through allusions to the nativity. Plath uses the journey to discuss both the ignorance of philosophers' quest for the "truth" and its neglect of females, and Hughes uses the righteousness of the nativity to emphasize the importance of blacks. Plath's

  • Luther

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    pages 87 – 108 are mainly about righteousness. The heart of Luther’s religion is the justification of faith. Luther writes about the different kinds of righteousness and how they relate to God and Christ. Then Luther talked about Paul wanting to setup a doctrine of Grace. Then he jumps into the kinds of righteousness. Luther says that there is a political, ceremonial, human tradition, law, and faith righteousness.(p.88) In Luther’s own words the most excellent righteousness is faith, because it is not

  • Importance Of Justification By Faith

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    that time, as either unjustified or justified sinners. Paul says, "Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all everywhere should repent, because He has fixed a day in which He will judge the world in righteousness through a Man whom He has appointed…" (Acts 17:30-31) This judgment will be a righteous judgment by a righteous God. Those who will be judged are unrighteous people and God, will be the judge, and only He, is respon... ... middle of paper

  • jane Eyre

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    Charlotte Bronte addresses the theme of morality in the novel Jane Eyre using many characters as symbols. Bronte states, "Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion." In Jane Eyre, Bronte supports the theme that customary actions are not always moral through the conventional personalities of Mrs. Reed, Mr. Brocklehurst, and St. John Rivers. The novel begins in Gateshead Hall where due to Jane's lower class standing, Mrs. Reed treats Jane as an outcast. As Bessie and Miss