Essays Tagged: "believe in god"

Good God!

Good GodWhen one walks through the streets of humanity, one must choose theirdestiny. Is it to believe in God, or to become conservative and choose not tobelieve? Well, the people of the world sh ... a madbishop, revealing and exploiting the meanings of Jesus Christ. This is thesadness that one who believes in God, can actually discover, and feel a sense ofbetrayal.There is many people who believe ...

(3 pages) 76 0 2.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


Sunday. With all of this church background in middle school I still moved away from God. I did not believe in God. I wanted as far away from God as possible. I tried to drop out of the church but my ... then he loses you. Then after he finished telling his story I told them mine for the first time. I believe that was probably the first time I told anyone my story.In the ninth grade I went on Youth V ...

(8 pages) 91 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Essay on how morality and religion are the outstanding themes in the novel.

Harris have been so tortured by society and slavery that they have lost their faith; they no longer believe in God. Even Tom has to struggle to maintain his faith. Slavery is obviously wrong if it aff ... place than Kentucky. Although blacks may lack homes, heaven welcomes them, just like white people.I believe that morality in this novel raises the question of how one can live morally if the society a ...

(3 pages) 182 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Buddhism and Christianity

ir views of God, we can find tremendous diversity. Buddhists say there is no deity while Christians believe in God who is loving and approachable. In Buddhism, it is an individual quest at being free ... hat is in a human form; he performs miracles, forgives people of their sin and says that anyone who believes in him will have eternal life. In the Bible, in addition to the historical record of Jesus' ...

(3 pages) 157 4 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

If god existed why does humanity suffer?

ou have thought about different points of view. Make reference to at least one religion.Many people believe in God although there is no scientific evidence to support his existence. Many religions bel ... rs people in their despair are led to question and criticize their current beliefs. In my opinion I believe that even if God did exist and love humanity suffering and pain would still happen because i ...

(3 pages) 133 1 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Discuss the extent to which the American reform movements of 1825-1850 sought to expand democratic ideals in America.

tually spread throughout the country. The Second GA differed from the First in that people were now believed to be able to choose whether or not to believe in God, as opposed to previous ideals based ... belief that only white Anglo-Saxon Protestants should be allowed suffrage and other rights. People believed this partly from fear of a Catholic takeover, and partly because they did not want foreign ...

(4 pages) 166 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Blaise Pascal's essay "The Wager" and three well-known objections to it.

"The Wager" is not an argument for the existence of God but rather an argument as to why one should believe in the Christian God. It may seem like a good idea but in my opinion Pascal fails to make a ... ys, clears Christians of not having proof of God. Then he deals with the matter of those who do not believe in God. To them he offers a wager, which states that since we cannot know whether God exists ...

(4 pages) 73 2 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Divine Command Theory. Are people's moral standards right because God commands them, or does God command them because they are right?

There are millions of people who believe in God, but among these people the differences lie in to what extent each believes that God ... g one another is right because God commands humans to do so. Advocates of the Divine Command Theory believe this, and believe that morality is the same as that which God commands. Things are good beca ... God commands. Things are good because God created them and/or willed them.Divine Command Theorists believe that there are objective moral standard that are the same for everyone and are independent o ...

(6 pages) 192 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Controversial Issue of Religion In Schools.

Controversial Issue of Religion in SchoolsI was once talking with a man who told me that he did not believe in giving little children any religious instruction whatsoever. His theory was that the chil ... t giving the garden a chance to express itself and to choose its own production."It is appalling to believe that the non-denominational world does not believe in God or any other higher being, while i ...

(9 pages) 296 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Human Nature and its views on religion.

of religious faith to be most common in todays' society. As an example, I will use my own belief. I believe in God and thus I have faith; however, I do have questions about God and his teachings. I pr ... God and his teachings. I pray yet I do not attend church nor do I pertain to a specific religion. I believe that because religion is nothing more than someone's interpretation of the bible or other sa ...

(2 pages) 53 2 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

An argument for the existence of demons.

God and no afterlife so live life to the absolute fullest as you only get one shot. Many Humanists believe that demons don't exist because they don't believe in God in the first place. For if there i ... rst place. For if there is no God then how can there be anything else supernatural? Humanists don't believe in God or in heaven or hell and as such they value the human experience here on earth more t ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Review of "The Argument from Religious Experience" from the Existence of God.

t he is a religious man himself and in being a religious man he will try to explain why he chose to believe in God.In the first part of his argument titled "The Nature of Religious Experience", he sta ... that can be possible in accordance with religious revelations and their relation to what we should believe. In his writing he covers as far as six senses and religion. At this point he starts to take ...

(6 pages) 84 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Jesus Returns This essay is based on historial facts about the return of Jesus Christ.

o which pierced him; and all kindreds of the earth shall wait because of him. Even so, AmenWhy do I believe in the return of Christ? First and foremost, for the simple reason that Jesus Christ Himself ... reason that Jesus Christ Himself declares it to be so. He said, "let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I wou ...

(6 pages) 117 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

10 commandments. Should the 10 commandments be allowed in our judicial system?

S. Constitution. With the removal of this monument is our government trying to say that they do not believe in God and Jesus Christ? Does that mean upon the first amendment that we actually don't have ... and state" are in our American Constitution nor are they in the Bill of Rights. If anyone does not believe these words of our government, these documents can be look up, on any US governmental WebPag ...

(5 pages) 78 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Reflection Paper on St. Patrick

John tells us that 'God is Love' (1 Jn 4:8, 16). Every person therefore is invited to 'repent' and 'believe' in God's merciful love." In this quote, the Pope tells us that all people of all lands, rac ... l lands, races, and creeds are called to repent for their transgressions against God and to come to believe that God loves them unconditionally. This is the driving force behind missionary work; to br ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

One Act of the Apostle Paul--Sara Vee

heir lives. Paul learns that things aren't always easy and that it takes some work to get others to believe in God. In order to explore this theme I will discuss the contextual, literary, and historic ... ery angry, so that they asked the Lord to blind him so that the governor so that the governor would believe that God really could do good things. The governor did believe and was amazed at what the Lo ...

(8 pages) 47 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A statement of christian beliefs and faith

What do I believe? Do I believe in God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit? Yes, I do believe. God and Jesus have been ... n. My faith is so powerful that I feel they will be with me throughout my whole life whether I am a believer or not.Life is not an easy thing to get through. I believe that having God by my side has h ... well. I know that I won't be able to hit all the curve balls that life wants to throw at me, but I believe that God can teach me how to hit them through my faith in him. I am still learning how to de ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Torture and Death

The thing that most touched me is the way they tortured unprotected people whose only fault was to believe in God.As she was being battered in one room, her son was tortured in the next so that each ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

St. Agustine on the exitance of evil in a world created by a perfect and loving God.

e's arguments for the perfection of God and the world he created are based on the idea that he must believe in God to understand him. This is based on a quote from the Book of Isaiah in which the prop ... stand him. This is based on a quote from the Book of Isaiah in which the prophet states, "Unless ye believe ye shall not know." (Isa. 7:9:LXX) (Aug. The Teacher pg. 31) This gives Augustine a logical ...

(10 pages) 83 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Does morality need God?

Call). He argues powerfully that morality does need God. His point is not that a person who doesn't believe in God can't be good-there are many such people, and some of them live lives worthy of saint ... d violence are justified on religious grounds. What should we conclude from the fact that those who believe in God both do evil and legitimize their deeds by belief in God? Only that belief in God is ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers