Essays Tagged: "Gospel of Matthew"

The way Christianity viewed the Jews throught out the ages.

ore the Jews. Throughout history the church has believed in supersessionism, often quoting from the Gospel of Matthew in the bible, which says that a vineyard will be taken away from the wicked tenant ...

(5 pages) 80 1 4.0 Aug/2003

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

Analysis of The Parable of the Dishonest Steward. Asked to focus on the idea of a parable and analyze this specific parable in the New Testament.

tianity. Much of what is known about the life and teachings of Jesus is written in the Bible's four Gospel books-Matthew, Mark, John, and Luke. Each of the Gospels is considered anonymous in the sense ... spels is considered anonymous in the sense that none include the actual author's name. Three of the Gospels are remarkably similar and are often considered together and read side by side as the "Synop ...

(9 pages) 44 1 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Matthew 5-7

Matthew 5-7As way of background, the Gospel of Matthew was written according to church tradition by the former tax collector, Matthew. As ...

(4 pages) 68 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"The Boy" - a short story about suicide

ke an ice-cold wind being released from its cage. He was shaking in fear. But what was he so afraid of? The boy had his eyes closed. It appeared like he was sleeping, but in a way he seemed so awake. ... the colorless cage where he lay. Was he dreaming? His body shook with fright like he was the victim of a twisted fate. The curiosity was too strong. I took a dive inside the boy's mind to get a closer ...

(4 pages) 94 7 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Another concept for a 5 minute script.

ip. She then finds out he's gay and that he's in love with her best friend, Johnny. On the last day of College, Jessica and Matthew hook up, sleep t together and she falls pregnant.Jessica runs downst ... ew hook up, sleep t together and she falls pregnant.Jessica runs downstairs, grabs a cool drink out of the fridge and runs out of the house. It's Monday today and she has not seen Matthew for 2 days. ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

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

How accurate was Mel Gibson's "Passion of the Christ"? Were the characters accurately portrayed in reference to the Gospels? Was Christ's beating excessive?

licence to pad the movie with events that were either not mentioned or not clearly described in the gospels. Mel Gibson also directed the movie incorporating events believed to have happened according ... re a bit excessive in the movie - certainly not saying that Jesus wasn't treated badly, because the gospels say that He was unrecognisable afterwards - because Mel Gibson based a lot of the beatings o ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Analysis of the Gospel of Matthew

This book review was done on the Gospel according to Matthew, which came from the Holy Bible- the New Testament. The author of this b ... r of this book was the Apostle Matthew. The subject of the book is outlined in the first verse. The gospel of Matthew is "the book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraha ... s. The book also neglected information about Jesus life.As the first book in the New Testament, The Gospel of Matthew contained an extensive account of Jesus' teachings in one continuous narrative. Th ...

(9 pages) 67 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Examination of the book of John (and how it relates to the synoptic Gospels)

Before discussing the book of John specifically, an explanation of what the gospels actually are, how they came into existence, and why they are universally accepted by Christi ... e, how they came into existence, and why they are universally accepted by Christians is needed. The gospels are broken down into synoptic (Matthew, Mark, and Luke) and one Johannite gospel (referring ... h the proclamation of redemption preached by Jesus. Upon reading the four different versions of the gospel story, the careful reader will presumably discover that more than a few minor "discrepancies" ...

(9 pages) 58 0 4.5 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Basis of Justice in Scripture

In order to understand the true meaning of justice in the scriptures it is necessary to define the very word from a broader and more concret ... broader and more concrete perspective. This will then help to clarify the particular Christian view of justice. The term "justice," in a dictionary, is defined as “the quality of being just; righ ... s “the quality of being just; rightness; fairness; to treat someone in a fair way”. It is often thought of as the foundation of the judicial system and that it can be achieved through the la ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Absolute Vs. Non-Absloute Values

f principles that exist independently of what individuals believe to be true and can be seen in the Gospel of Matthew. The non-absolute perspective views values as a shifting standard of principles th ... erspective on values is the absolute value perspective as seen in Christianity, specifically in the Gospel of Matthew. In the Gospel Jesus teaches a worldview that strongly espouses absolute values. E ...

(4 pages) 523 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Christianity is Stupid

that the bible has lain down, the ideas and beliefs slowly get drilled into your head.Only once you officially and honestly believe in the religion do you start to abide by things such as the hatred o ... 3:8 it says You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just.In exodus 15:26 God said, If thou wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his st ...

(5 pages) 123 6 2.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others.

7;Serve the Lord with all your heart (NIV).” So we should serve God cheerfully, not simply out of duty. What about other people? Well, when we serve others, we are serving God, and we should serv ... rison, and visit you?’ And the King will tell them, ‘I assure you, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters, you were doing it to me (NLT)!” It says right th ...

(3 pages) 1707 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Christianity Judaism Sermon on the mount World religion.

lically significant. I also think that it is very important in portraying insight into the teaching of the moral teaching of the man Jesus from the Christianity religion. I also think that the purpose ... p bring peace, harmony, and unite mankind. I think that it is important and valuable for the people of today and can benefit from the teaching by Jesus in The Sermon on the mount by Van Voorst. I thin ...

(6 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Teachings of Jesus Christ in the Gospels of Matthew and John

nd the Word became flesh and lived among us."� This verse, found in the first chapter of the Gospel of John, sums up perfectly the connection between Jesus Christ, the new regime, and the estab ... the prophecies of the Old Testament prophets.He says this himself in verse 15, chapter five of the gospel of Matthew: "Do not think I have come to abolish…I have come to fulfill."� The ...

(6 pages) 55 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The life of the historical Jesus and his message

hat Jesus was a real person. Although not much is known about the life of Jesus before 30, the four Gospels from the New Testament of the Bible reveals most of what historians know about Jesus today. ... nt of the Bible reveals most of what historians know about Jesus today. There are Four Gospels: the Gospel of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Although the authors of these four famous Gospels did not p ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Contract Law Problem Answer

Part AThe first issue that we must determine is whether there was an offer made by PecPacPro or was it a 'mere puff'; an exaggerated sales hype. Upon attempting to claim ... ; an exaggerated sales hype. Upon attempting to claim the advertised holiday, Matt is told that the offer was 'nonsense' and that they 'did not expect anyone to believe it'. In this case, the offer mu ... his case, the offer must be assessed objectively, meaning 'how a reasonable person, in the position of a person to whom the communication is made, would construe it'.� There is no hype or exagg ...

(11 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

‘The Gospels express the faith of the early Christian communities’ Evaluate this quotation

'The Gospels express the faith of the early Christian communities'Evaluate this quotationThe three Synopt ... Jesus was the Messiah they had been waiting for.Inferences can be drawn from the wording of Mark's Gospel that it was written for Gentile Christians living in Rome. Mark's explanation of some Jewish ... d 'denarius' �, a Roman currency word, indicating that the audience was situated in Rome.The Gospel of Matthew is written from a Jewish perspective and is therefore thought to be the Gospel of ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

fire wrks in march

Frank R. DanielProfessor GrantENG 1210February 18, 2014Our Family Vacation, the Sounds of Fireworks in MarchIt was la ... mily plans a vacation in Traverse City, Michigan at a little cabin we rent around the rise and fall of tax season. Unfortunately last year's vacation had to revolve more on the down fall of our econom ... y better half and I, decided that our two most prized possessions Tyler and Hunter finally had come of age to be included in making family decisions! So we left it up to them to start making life's ma ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing