Salvation Essays

  • Salvation

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    A look back at "Salvation" by Langston Hughes Our story begins like many other stories with a setting, main character, and a catchy introduction. Like many other stories it attracts the reader’s attention with something vague, making the person reading the story want to continue on further into the piece. This reading is like many other’s which portray real life situations, and show a different culture coming from a first person point of view. In the story, the main character, Langston, is a

  • Salvation

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    Salvation In Langston Hughes’ essay “Salvation,” Langston talks about the first time he is going to be saved from sin. Langston is a young boy around the age of thirteen. He is going to church to see Jesus for the first time. In which case, he truly experiences religion for the first time in his life. Throughout this essay Langston uses many narrative techniques such as, imagery, metaphors, and irony to explain his interpretation of that one night when he did not see Jesus. It was the night of

  • The Purpose Of Salvation

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    in regards to salvation. There are some words here that we need to examine such as foreknowledge, predestined, called, justified, and glorified. This is the progression of our salvation and we are saved according to the predetermined plan of God. Last week we examined Romans 8:28 and looked at the promise of security, the purpose of security, and the principle of security. The Purpose of Salvation Now, we come to Romans 8:29 and I first want us to look at the purpose of salvation. God saves us

  • The Doctrine of Salvation

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    possible to understand the gospel message, serve as an officer in a church, be sure of your salvation, and yet still not get into heaven when you die? Matthew, one of the original twelve disciples, answered this question clearly. Yes, on “that day”, many will stand before God and hear Him say, “I know you not; depart from me.” (Matthew 7:23 KJV) The assumption is all professing Christians want salvation. Salvation is obtained when you confess with your mouth and believe in your heart that God sent

  • The Doctrine of Salvation

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    The Doctrine of Salvation (Soteriology) God provides us with everything we need; we see this in Genesis where he provided Adam everything he needed. Jesus became a man by reincarnation a verse to support this is John 1:14 “The word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory. The glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. Jesus was perfect he did not even yield to the temptations of his nature unlike the people around him. It says in John

  • Langston Hughes' Salvation

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    Langston Hughes' Salvation In most people's lives, there comes a point in time where their perception changes abruptly; a single moment in their life when they come to a sudden realization. In Langston Hughes' 'Salvation', contrary to all expectations, a young Hughes is not saved by Jesus, but is saved from his own innocence. 'Salvation' is the story of a young boy who has an experience of revelation. While attending a church revival, he comes to the sudden realization that Jesus will not

  • Process Essay- Salvation

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    Getting “Saved” also called “Salvation” or being “Born Again, are terms used as part of the vocabulary of many Christians, but what does it mean to get “Saved”? How does one become “Born Again”? The term “Saved” means to be saved from an eternity in hell when one dies. To be “Born Again” refers to being born a second time. First a person is born from their mother, and the second time through faith in Jesus, they are born of the Spirit into God’s family. There is a special process someone must

  • Suffering and Salvation in Electra and Matthew

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    Euripides' Electra and the King James Version of Matthew suggest that justice and injustice are important and distinct because one brings about salvation, while the other is itself a sort of salvation. Injustice leads to the instance of justice—of salvation. Consequently, injustice and justice may be thought of as two separate and distinct ideas. Salvation is a concern that is dependent upon instances of injustice and justice. In Electra and Matthew, these instances of injustice and justice are acts

  • Salvation by Langston Hughes

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    Salvation by Langston Hughes 'Salvation', by Langston Hughes is part of an autobiographical work written in 1940. The author narrates a story centering on a revival gathering that happened in his childhood. During the days leading up to the event, Hughes' aunt tells him repeatedly that he will be 'saved', stressing that he will see a light and Jesus will come into his life. He attends the meeting but when Jesus fails to appear, he is forced by peer pressure to lie and go up and be 'saved'. Hughes

  • Epiphany as Seen in Incident and Salvation

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    Epiphany as Seen in Incident and Salvation Works Cited Missing For many people, ideas and thoughts change after experiencing something unexpectedly, and it forces them to except the truth, no matter how painful it might be. “At any time, the equilibrium of our lives, the comfortable image of ourselves and the world around us, may be disrupted suddenly by something new, forcing us into painful reevaluation. These disruptions create pain, anxiety, and terror by also wisdom and awareness.”

  • Comparing Christianity And Buddhism Salvation

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    and Buddhism salvation A comparative analysis of salvation in Christianity and Buddhism exposes stark contrasts between the grace of Jesus Christ and the self-saving action and enlightenment of Buddha. I attempt to compare the Christian and Buddhist concepts of salvation in this essay to emphasise on the significance of each founder's roles in salvation, and to extract similarities and differences between them both. First, Christianity and Buddhism’s fundamental view for Salvation will be briefly

  • Salvation In Religion Research Paper

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    to an age in which salvation may be precisely what is needed. Undoubtedly, the strongest force on the planet needs saving from itself. Salvation in religion has always been fascinating to me. I was prompted to accept salvation through the church at a young age. My only question was why? From what did I need saving? Salvation is the idea that, through a religion, one can achieve amnesty for their wrong-doings, and in exchange, receive a greater reward. Another part of salvation is remaining devoted

  • The Salvation Army: The Salvation Army

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    The Salvation Army is a Christian church and international charitable organization. The Salvation Army was founded in 1865, in the East End of London, by William Booth (Salvation, n.d). Booth was an evangelist who wanted to offer practical help to the poor and as well as preaching the Gospel to them. However, it originally was called the Christian Mission, but Booth had changed its name to the Salvation Army in 1878 (TheSalvation, n.d). In addition, “Is a protestant denomination of the Christian

  • Justice and Peace: The Road to Christian Salvation

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    Justice and Peace: The Road to Christian Salvation War appears to be the most vicious and unpleasant form of human interaction. No other setting allows people to kill each other in such substantial numbers or to cause such incredible and extensive distress. Wars often take many years to develop and they can last for years longer than that and the effects duplicate for decades and even centuries afterwards. A question that is frequently asked is: If war is so terrible, why do people continue

  • Downfall and Salvation in Crime and Punishment

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    In the novel Crime and Punishment, the so-called "extraordinary man" theory plays an important role. Raskolnikov, downtrodden, and psychologically battered, believes himself to be exempt from the laws of ordinary men. It is this creedo that makes him believe he has the right to murder Alyona Ivanovna. In the nineteenth century, the extraordinary man theory was widely popular. There were two main schools of thought on the subject, the proponents of which were the philosophers Georg Hegel and Freiderich

  • • What Is The Connection Between Sin And Salvation?

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    Sin and salvation are topics that no other worldly religions agree on. These religions base their salvation on good works. An individual’s sin is also justified by their good works; nevertheless, this isn’t so ("Concepts of SIN & Salvation."). Salvation is only received if an individual admits that he is a sinner, acknowledges that there is only one true God, and decides to turn from his old ways and pursue a relationship with Christ. He must also recognize that God sent His only son to die for us

  • Comparing Sin And Salvation In Buddhism And Christianity

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    Sin and Salvation “However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?” -Siddhartha Gautama (Gautama Buddha) Founding figure in Buddhism Sin and Salvation in Buddhism and Christianity What is sin? Broadly speaking, sin involves actions that violate moral or divine law. Although sin is a concept of all religions in one way or another; each religion views sin differently. In some faith traditions like Buddhism, sin is tied

  • Flannery O Connor-A Violent Illumination Of Salvation

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    A Violent Illumination of Salvation Flannery O'Connor uses violence to return characters to reality and prepare them to accept their moment of grace. The New Encyclopedia Britannica defines grace as the "spontaneous, unmerited gift of the divine or the divine influence operating in man for his regeneration and sanctification" (401). At any cost, a soul must find salvation. O'Connor states, "In my own stories I have found that violence is strangely capable of returning my characters

  • Analysis Of Four Views On Salvation In A Pluralistic World

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    Four Views on Salvation in a Pluralistic World is a collection of essays, which presents contending views on salvation. Outlining their case, and also responding and critiquing each, the authors John Hick, Clark Pinnock, Alister McGrath, R. Douglas Geivett, and W. Gary Phillips provide the reader a platform for discussion. The book begins with the pluralistic view, where Hick argues salvation as being universally available through all ethical religions. Set apart from Hick’s liberal position, the

  • Eternal Security: Can a Christian Lose His Salvation?

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    when a Christian falls from the path, into his old ways? A Calvinist would say that a true believer cannot lose his salvation, while an Arminian would say that one can lose his salvation (Dunham 41). The purpose of this paper is to look at the issue of eternal security, and to determine whether “once saved, always saved” does hold true, or whether a Christian can lose his salvation. Eternal Security The definition of eternal security, or perseverance of the saints, is defined in the Moody Handbook