Essays Tagged: "Gospel of Luke"

The definition of God, for Christians

ge." The perception of Jesus is one being the perfect model for a person to live their life by. The gospel of Luke shows how Jesus was perfect, especially the opening chapters, where the birth of Chri ... more understandable, and not so far away. God's characteristic of being perfect is displayed in the gospels of Luke, and the Apostle's Creed. The omnipotence of God is found throughout the Bible, but ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

What are salvation and resurrection? How do we reach salvation? Will we be resurrected?

Although there are many passages and interpretations throughout the gospels, the one, which stays consistent, is to believe in Christ. According to Michael Martin's, "T ... ianity", he claims there are various creeds and Bible passages for personal salvation. The Synoptic Gospels reveal that baptism, repenting your sins, trusting and believing that Jesus is the Lord and ... The most general combination is baptism and/or repentance.There is consistency through the Synoptic Gospels, Mark, Matthew, and Luke. It is said that Matthew and Luke copied major portions of Mark int ...

(8 pages) 190 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Case study of a harassment complaint.

or for 5 years and Marie, a cleaner for 1 year. Both work for ACME Ltd. Marie has received a number of inappropriate comments from colleagues and this morning was embarrassed in front of a senior exec ... ke has not been previously aware that there have been any difficulties for Marie, but has knowledge of previous trouble in that team prior to Marie starting.They have met in Luke's office two hours af ...

(2 pages) 57 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Inspiration of Character.

The Inspiration of Characteris a short, simple story written from the gospel of Luke in the bible. This story is about a father and his two sons and the situations they f ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood - "Examine the ways in which the writer (Atwood) uses memory in the novel"

Atwood has used memory in this novel as a form of escape for the main character 'Offred' or 'June' as some critics believe her to be called. Mostly ... aracter 'Offred' or 'June' as some critics believe her to be called. Mostly, memories are used when Offred is alone in her room, therefore, the majority of memories occur in the 'Night' sections.The r ... she doesn't want to let any emotion show around other people. This can be seen in the kitchen when Offred smells bread baking and this lead her into more memories of home and she stops herself while ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why is the Rich Man consigned to 'hell' without so much as a judgment or a reason for it?

because he lived in luxury every single day. On the other hand, it is not clear about the emotions of Lazarus because he is only seen as a beggar who did not have much to eat and place to live. In mo ... s a beggar who did not have much to eat and place to live. In modern times, we would call this sort of life not a great way of life. There was an emphasis on the fact that Lazarus was covered with sor ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Jesus of History, Christ of Faith - Historical Evidence Regarding the Life of Jesus.

But how much of this actually occured? Most of the information available on Jesus is written in the Gospels of the New Testament. But one must ask, how much of these gospels are actual historical fact ... r do they contain extrapolations of the truth designed to make Jesus appear greater than he was?The Gospel of Matthew is considered by some to be the most important of the four Gospels. Believed to ha ...

(4 pages) 223 3 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Using the evidence of the St. Luke Gospel, what made Jesus an effective communicator? How was he able to attract and impress large crowds?

Topic 7: Jesus as CommunicatorUsing the evidence of the St. Luke Gospel, what made Jesus an effective communicator? How was he able to attract and impress large crow ... e days of Lot...fire and sulfur rained down from heaven and destroyed them all" (Luke 17:26-28).The Gospel of St Luke contains twenty miracles. It is interesting to note that these are examples of hea ... eated such an impact. If there is one feature of his activities that repeatedly shines out from the Gospels, it is his capacity to work what men have called 'miracles'... nothing compared to the cases ...

(10 pages) 74 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Summary: This is a 5-page paper that analyzes an article by Daniel B Wallace on the subject of the New Testament. It has one source.

hrist's work on earth demonstrate the writing patterns of one particular author. As an example, the Gospel of Luke describes Christ's actions and ways in which He perfected the law. Supporting this bo ... . Supporting this book in the literary sense is the Acts of the Apostles. Though each of these four Gospels emphasizes exactly the same purpose of Christ, it is the Gospel of Luke that is most similar ...

(5 pages) 48 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Parable of the Wise and Wicked Servants

A parable is a short story that has a moral and usually contains a religious lesson. The parable of the wise and wicked servants can be found in both the Book of Matthew and the Book of Luke in the ... e Book of Matthew and the Book of Luke in the Bible. Jesus told this story to illustrate the return of the Lord. According to the Book of Luke:The Lord answered, " Who then is the faithful and wise ma ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Gospels.

Gospel of Matthew.In this Gospel, Matthew talks about the genealogy, birth, and the early life of Je ... ntains more than sixty-two references to the Old Testament, which has more allusions than the other Gospels.Author: Matthew was the author of this book, who was a tax collector and one of the disciple ... Matthew was written around A.D. 50 to A.D. 60. This date allows Matthew to have time to use Mark's Gospel to complete the Gospel before the destruction of the temple in A.D. 70. Also, it allows time ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Among the Hidden" By Maragret Peterson Haddix

Luke’s friendship with Jen was sacred and unique. Both of them put effort into one another, into supporting other shadow children and mostly into staying a ... shadow children and mostly into staying alive. Luke and Jen both took knowledge and realization out of their friendship. Luke learned that you need be spontaneous and impulsive while Jen had to learn ... nd-me-down clothing. He had brain power and that’s all that mattered. He tried to talk Jen out of the rally to help protect her. If she had listened she may have lived and had more opportunities ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What impact does the structure of chapters 1-12 have on

What impact does the structure of chapters 1-12 have on our understanding of character and themes in The Handmaid's Tale By looking ... ave on our understanding of character and themes in The Handmaid's Tale By looking at the structure of the novel throughout chapters 1-12, I can begin to understand the roles of the characters and the ... o understand the roles of the characters and the impressions they leave on readers. As I read about Offred the narrator of the novel, I begin to understand that throughout the novel she feels isolated ...

(8 pages) 578 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Faith is the Key

n and healing, as well as triangulation, being the different reactions to Jesus. All throughout the gospel, Jesus practices forgiveness and healing by performing miracles. Wherever he traveled, he hel ... crowd had "seen remarkable things" (Luke 5:26).Byrne's The Hospitality of God: A Reading of Luke's Gospel also highlights some valid points in the passage. Just as Kodell pointed out, Byrne states th ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Shocking accounts of the Parable of the Prodigal Son

Jenna BradshawReligions 20211/12/14The Parable of the Prodigal Son in Cultural ContextDuring the time of the telling of the Prodigal Son, the Middl ... tural ContextDuring the time of the telling of the Prodigal Son, the Middle Eastern culture was one of revolution. The emergence of the Messiah into the middle-eastern world created uproar among many ... including the Jewish community. Jesus' ideas and teachings were revolutionary and went against many of the orthodox teachings of the Jews. Yet, Jesus made it a point to teach what was relatable to Jew ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

enemies

emies, when i make them my friends" is a valuable quote for me, because i can relate to it in terms of personal experiences, an educational point of view, and a political example. What this quote is t ... ducational point of view, and a political example. What this quote is trying to say is that instead of trying to hurt, have revenge, destroy, humiliate your enemy you should come out as the bigger per ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing