Essays Tagged: "baptised"

In 1 Corinthians 1, what are the main emphases of Paul's theology?

set apart for the service of God. They no longer belong to the world they were in before they were baptised. Their identity does not derive from geography or the social norms of Corinth. They are par ... wn religious heritage, and it is now part of the heritage of the Church in Corinth. When they were baptised in the name of Christ, the Corinthians were not just invited to receive the gospel. In Paul ...

(3 pages) 68 0 2.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

This essay is on the life of St John The Baptist.

. He attracted large crowds of people. When Jesus came to him, he recognised him as the messiah and baptised him saying 'it is I who need baptism from you'Shortly after he had baptised Jesus, He began ... f his pride Herod, though deeply sorry, could not decline the request.St John was a good person. He baptised many people and brought them closer to God.He was dedicated to gods service from birth with ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

A brief biography of William Shakespeare.

speareThe baptismal register of the Holy Trinity parish church, in Stratford, shows Shakespeare was baptised just 3 days after birth, this is probably because of the strong religious beliefs at the ti ... iefs at the time. His parents were worried he would not survive his first few days, so they had him baptised to make sure he went to heaven. The actual date of Shakespeare's birth is not known, but, t ...

(1 pages) 32 1 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Mother Teresa - Her life and times.

Mother TeresaMother Teresa was born on August 26, 1910. She was baptised one day after her birth, to the name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. Born in Chile, into a Catholic ...

(5 pages) 67 1 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Essay about Shakespeare's life. explaination of general life durring Shakespeares time (elizabethan period) and breif notes on the Globe Theatre -includes a catagorized list of Shakespeares plays.

100 miles northwest of London. According to the records of Stratford's Holy Trinity Church, he was baptised on April 26. Since it was customary to baptise infants within days of birth, and since Shak ...

(11 pages) 65 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Small piece on 'Infant Baptism'

wer showing that you have considered more than one point of view.Being a Christian myself and being baptised at such a tender age, it's really not that easy to remember baptism. Yet, when I look back, ... ey have our best interest at heart. Yet, years and years ago in the time of Jesus, only adults were baptised, leaving little or no room for babies and children. Jesus was also baptised as an adult in ...

(3 pages) 29 1 3.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Da Vinci Life.

ouse was made of stone.Leonardo's grandfather, Antonio Da Vinci, was really smart too. Leonardo was baptised in his family church.When Leonardo went to see his dad it was brief, it was probably becaus ...

(1 pages) 751 2 1.9 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

An essay to explain the meaning and significance of baptism for Christians today.

anings and responsibilities with important significances of Christians today through baptism. Being baptised as a Christian means that you become a full member of the church community and the signific ... at Christianity is about. We are told to keep the Sabbath holy in the Ten Commandments.When we were baptised, we joined God's family so we also joined the commission that Jesus his son gave us. Jesus ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Baptising babies is pointless." Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have considered more than one point of view.

ss because the baby obviously does not know what is going on and so does not have any beliefs to be baptised. They think that instead of baptising babies, they should wait until the person is old enou ... ce in the matter as they might disagree with their parents' views later on in life and resent being baptised. They might also believe that if someone is baptised when they are a baby, they feel pressu ...

(2 pages) 1115 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Describe what happens in an infant baptism

of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church. Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. People get baptised to show they belong to the Christian faith. They promise that they will try to live in a Ch ... ian faith. They promise that they will try to live in a Christian way. Usually it is a baby getting baptised. Obviously a baby can't make any promises, so the parents and God-parents make the promises ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Explain the meaning and importance of baptism for Christians.

an concept - it was around with the Jews before Christ was born. John the Baptist told people to be baptised in readiness for Jesus' arrival, to cleanse themselves of sin. Today, there is still the sa ... eself, via baptism, for Jesus. According to the Catholic viewpoint, a person who dies without being baptised still has original sin and their soul is outside the love of God. Therefore this person can ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

This essay explains what is done and said at the baptism of an infant and what the different rituals/acts represent for Christians.

etimes known as christening. Among Christians, there are two different opinions about who should be baptised. Some Christians believe people should only be baptised when they are old enough to underst ... t yet understand what Christianity means.In the Anglican Church, babies, children and adults can be baptised. Although a baby cannot decide to follow Christ for themselves, in the Anglican Church a ba ...

(4 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

This essay explains why it might be hard for parents to bring up children in the Christian faith.

to answer this question we must firstly look at what is done at the birth of the child. If they are baptised as a baby, they clearly include no opinion in the situation. If this child doesn't believe ...

(2 pages) 648 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

How does the Church ritualise important moments in our lives to develop our spiritual growth and deepen our relationship with God? - 7 Sacraments

nd Eucharist are the sacraments of initiation.BaptismYou enter the Christian Community when you are baptised. You become a member of the Body of Christ and share the Church's mission. The person is ei ... more freedom to understand and learn more about God. To receive Holy Orders a man has to have been baptised.The sacraments are an important part of the Catholic Liturgy. They give grace the most impo ...

(3 pages) 40 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity