The second aspects, which is portrayed in the definition, relates to the fact that God has allowed man the power of choice. In this case, it was noted that the aspect of dispensation date back [...]
The author argues that the relevance of pastoral ministry is defined by its ability to outreach and model people into sheep, which are worth to be in the God's flock.
Followers of Buddhism adhere to a strict code of ethics when it comes to the treatment of animals. Another prominent belief in Buddhism is the practice of releasing animals into the world.
The population of the Imami Shiites in the Middle East as compared to the rest of the Shia Islam is twenty percent.
With the changing trends in the way of life and the environment, establishing effective health system becomes imperative. The mind of an individual is attributed with the control every aspect and action of the body.
One of the best ways to solve this problem is to approach it from the point of view of God's love for mankind.
Moreover, the prophets and disciples provided insights about the person of Christ, which have enhanced the definition of Christ using both the human nature and the divine nature.
Briggs takes a historical approach, tracing back the developments to the 17th century in order to elaborate on the phases of the movement and to bring out the nature of contributions to the movement by [...]
Hence, the word spoken by the God is essentially the power of the word that is spoken by the God. The presence of the God is perpetuated through the word of God.
The book goes further to analyze God's will and power. Christians should use this book in order to establish the best relationships with their God.
In the bible, the word counsel is the Aramaic translation of wouldethabar' in the Old Testament and the Greek word 'bouleutes' in the New Testament.
The Buddha is in the Dhamma. The Dhamma is in the Buddha.
This family will ensure every church member and youth is part of the youth ministry. I will always help every newcomer in the ministry.
According to Kepel "the terrorism that has occurred from union of Islamic radicalism and violent jihad has led to powerful debate over whether the West and the Islamic world are engaged in a fight between [...]
In the book of Isaiah 46:9 as well as the first chapter of Genesis, God reveals his nature as the creator of everything.
Religious tolerance in the Ottoman Empire could not be compared to religious tolerance in the Roman Empire because diversity was not allowed in the Roman Empire.
It relates to the termination of suffering and all that leads to suffering in human life. For instance, both Buddha and Confucius teach that in a bid to do away with human suffering and achieve [...]
Observation of the Eucharist entails taking of bread and wine symbolically as the body and blood of Jesus Christ."Sharing in the Eucharist, like sharing in the mystery of Christ's death and resurrection, is at the [...]
To explain the character of the relations between the man and God, it is necessary to answer the question of God's mysteries and the nature of the human person with references to Lonergan, Loewe, and [...]
Considering the fact that there were quite literally hundreds of thousands of people within the regions that Jesus preached in at the time, it stands to reason that the selection of the Apostles was not [...]
In the book of Matthew, the parable of the lost ship is presented in a fascinating context. In the book of Luke, the phrase 'losing one of them' is used meaning that the sheep dispersed [...]
One of the parables is in the book of Matthew, in the eighteenth chapter 1, while the other account is in the book of Luke in the fifteenth chapter 2.
As the most influential figure in the Chinese history, the way that the Chinese people live today is closely interrelated to the incredible teachings of Confucius.
Hence, the means of temptation and thinking has been vividly given to the audience of the writings. The Screwtape and Wormwood are not happy with how the girl tries to spread the love of God.
According to the book of genesis 1:28, after creating a man and a woman, God bestowed them with blessings and told them to "...be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and [...]
The vine represented Jesus himself, the vine grower was the Father who sent Christ to the earth, and the branches were the disciples.
In essence, Solomon says that the core element of leadership is trust, which can make the group members to increase their commitment and devotion to the group.
It relates to the author of integrity and the dishonest virtue that occurs where there is no faith in God even if the qualities of an individual are the best.
The concept mainly involves the ability of an individual to do the right thing both in the family and beyond the universe.
Both critics and defenders of the Bible have been using comparative studies to understand the culture presented in the Bible and what was practiced in the regions mentioned in the Bible.
One of the points that the author makes is that Christian organizations should not separate themselves from the world of politics in order to maintain their moral integrity. This is one of the risks that [...]
The institutions, practices, values, identities, and religious ideas are some of the elements of religion that have been integrated in the governance process since the beginning of the new millennium.
The doctrine of Christian life analyzes the issue of Christian ethics in comparison to non Christian ethics. One of the key issues in understanding Christian ethics is the fact that these ethics are God like.
The Church is the mystery as the reflection of God's will in the world, and the Church is the main sacrament because the presence of God in the world is associated with the nature of [...]
The paper will highlight the role that parents can play in promoting Christian education in the country and how the church can make an impact in the secular education system.
It is not enough to show that all religions are constituted by the same elements, it is more important to make people long for equality.
God expects man to live ethically and be just to other humans; this is the main characteristic expected by God in the social order.
According to the authors, the main problem lies in the way children are taught about the account of creation by parents and the church.
It is quite peculiar that the given church is often compared to the car model of the same name; in fact, in one of the explanations on how the given church works, it is clearly [...]
Based on the presented information, the main insight that derived from this chapter is that the ethos utilized to justify certain arguments in the church can be manufactured and created for a certain purpose and [...]
This is a respect that is given to all Human beings, and it is supposed to serve as the 'hand' which Christians are in a position to use to reach out other people to show [...]
Spiritual discernment is the ultimate secret weapon that can be used by Christians who are interested in drawing closer to the Lord as they progress in life as it guides them to make the most [...]
While this criterion may explain the inclusion of some books in the NT canon, as revealed by the historical considerations of the NT canon in this paper, this criterion fails to apply in some instances.
The rule based approach is misleading in the understanding of the scriptures due to the fact that the context of the scriptures is ignored.
When given a chance to own and be the participants of the church, they feel accommodated and vital in the church since they have roles to play in the ministries proceedings.
The architectural style of the Daoist Temple reflects the important elements of the nature, and this feature is significant because Daoism is based on the harmony of nature and people which can be reflected in [...]
There has been great tension between China and Tibet as China sought out more ways to bring the powers of the Dalai Lama down, and to be more involved in the selection of the Dalai [...]
In the current society the position of religion has been a contentious issue. Religion can be described as a belief on the things that take place beyond the human understanding Religion acts as a tool [...]
The review aims at highlighting the importance of the "World Missionary Conference" in 1910, the finding of the various commissions and the convention's legacy1.
By Jesus telling the leapers to walk forth and show themselves to the priests he wanted word on the healing of leapers which was a miracle to spread as this would then lead to the [...]
The difference between spiritual gifts and the fruits of the Holy Spirit is that the former are given to edify the body of Christ and the later to edify an individual.
Most Europeans who occupied the Muslim World assimilated the Islam culture and on return to Europe spread the Islam religion to the others left behind in Europe.
In ancient times, most religions served to answer mysteries of the universe, such as the question of creation, existence of the sun and the moon, meaning of life, and myriad other phenomena that could not [...]
Although war is a natural thing, which occurs in the presence of humanity, the maintenance of ethical and moral values is of great significance.
It is imperative to note that the concept of religion and science differs to a larger extent and are independent from each other.
There is nobody in the corporate world that will take social responsibility without having a thought of accumulating maximum profits to the company which actually matters most.
The kami was the first leader of the Japanese people who contributed to the creation of Japan as a state. They note that the style of dressing and the performance of rituals show that Shinto [...]
In line with Fatima Mernissi, women feel venerable to fear and powerlessness and will seek spiritual guidance by ensuring they follow the Islamic practices and gain the honour of patronage from the religious faith. Women [...]
Interreligious dialogue is a conversation and exchange of valuable ideas between religions and faiths for the purpose of discussing the subject of love, non-violence, and solutions to problems and ills of the present world.
Nasr, states that the invasion of Iraq by the US has catapulted tension between the Shia and Sunnis in that country and indeed in the region.
This is because the groups need a lot of collaboration and support socially, politically and financially in order for them to succeed.
The third manifestation is that she is seen as a heroine. In the poem, she is seen seated on a lion depicting the strength of destruction.
O'Connor depicts the woman who believes she is one of the most rightful people in the world, whereas she has a sinful vision of the world.
It is indeed true that religious tolerance and the problem of religious diversity present a major danger to individuals, societies and the world at large.
Most people discussed the issue and highly criticized it, a factor that triggered the desire to reform some of the ritual practices in the Catholic Church.
We must obey God and keep His word so that He can continue to be with us, and our future generations. God loves you and He will honour His covenant to you.
While religion and science cannot be disentangled from the reality of God and creation, there is a sharp contrast between scientific discoveries and most of the biblical doctrines. It is the worst form of criticism [...]
Karma is partly determined by the will of God, in addition to the actions of an individual. Hindus believe that Karma is partly determined by the will of God, in addition to the actions of [...]
These varieties of philosophies and religions all have a clue of the truth in them, or an aspect of the truth. This transformation from a human soul to a divine soul is what Sri said [...]
Furthermore, although Paul was familiar with the Old Testament teachings as witnessed in the case of the writer of the letter, the manner in which the teachings are quoted in Hebrews is inconsistent with Paul's [...]
Besides showing the important role of the Holy Spirit in Jesus' life, John also shows the role of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer.
However, when the dirty and soiled cloth is immersed in the dye, the beauty of the colors is not represented well because of the uncleanness.
To establish the real origin of religion, the use of scientific methods is inadequate hence the use of theories is the only valid method of tracing the origins of religion.
In many Islamic societies, humiliation is taken as an affront to their men as it is compromises their ability to protect the dignity of their faith and its believers.
The lack of leadership strategies causes the death of the church1."Chapter Two: The Leader's Role: What Leaders Do" The chapter starts with the evaluation of various definitions of leadership.
For instance, the authors note that some leaders undermine the success of a u-turn by failing to return to the need for personal holiness and zeal. Overall, "The U-turn Church" is a good read that [...]
In other words, Charismatic is a term referring to Christians who hold the notion that the doings of the Holy Spirit experienced in the early Church, such as miracles, tongue speaking, and healing, are also [...]
The core part of the article is devoted to the description of the agents, - the Spirit, the Scriptures, the saint, - that, according to Barrick, gather together for the sake of sanctifying the believer.
The theme of this paper is to establish the main religious themes in chapter eleven of the book of Bhagavad-Gita. The religious teaching in this article is that as believers we need to have faith [...]
The new ones are not very popular, and some of them are even unknown to the majority of the general public, which cannot be said about those that are accepted by millions of individuals.
At that, the authors stress that comeback leaders did not concentrate on the rituals and the institution, but managed to remain committed to the true mission.
The rest of the book continues to equip readers with the tools that would take them back to the duty of ministering and making more disciples.
Nevertheless, the idea of volunteering as a part of assisting the members of the community can and should be planted in the minds of the people in question, which is the goal of the Plant [...]
It is against this backdrop that this piece of literature, seeks to demystify the religious facet of the community and its bearing in society, the similarities and differences of the major world religious communities, and [...]
The book shows the importance of the heavenly world in the vision of the divine throne in chapter 7 and, the roles of angels and holy ones in chapter 7 and 8 and explicitly in [...]
There is the baptism of John meant for the Jews, Christian water baptism, the baptism of Jesus in suffering, the baptism of the holy spirit and the baptism of Jesus by fire.
A particular interesting demonstration of prayer vengeance in the hagiography is the combination of prayer and fasting with vigil to summon retribution.
Thus, when there is a major difference in the implied meaning, then, it can be concluded that it is not the result of an error but a different cultural appreciation of the meaning of the [...]
The paper shall particularly look at the events that led to the decline of Christianity in the last century. These have resulted to revolutions in the areas of politics, religion and the social lives of [...]
The discrepancies might be determined by the fact that the Gospel of Mark was written before the Gospel of John; thus, the author might have experienced less impact of the social vision of God.
In the work, the devil refers to himself as the "spirit of lust", and the "friend of whoredom". Anthony was his ability to withstand the attacks of the devil and defeat the demons.
It is against this backdrop that this paper analyses the elements of religion in Christianity and examines whether or not these elements are displayed in new religious movement called scientology There is growing debate on [...]
Robert Matthias was the founder of the Kingdom of Matthias which was a religious movement that started in the 1830s. Finney's views on family, women and religion were different from those of Matthews as he [...]
The electronic media has introduced Egypt to the rest of the world. The media can be used to empower the people of Egypt.
It can be clearly seen that the baptizing of Jesus Christ jointly with the coming down of the Holy Spirit and the voice that was heard from heaven, marked the starting of the ministry of [...]
The other structure in the Temple is the vihan which is the place where the members of the Temple assemble for prayers.
These spiritual pillars are shown to these children to ensure that they are pure in their minds and their hearts in their daily activities according to the wishes and will of God.
This study aims at rediscovering the role and purpose of deacons in light of the institution and operations of this office in the early church.
To proclaim effectively the teachings of the Mormons, the bible, the book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and the pearl of great price are used.
After a number of discussions with the youth leadership team, it was agreed that the goal of the vision was to bring individuals closer to God, and that the time frame for the realization of [...]