(66). Father Boyle had trouble with this idea. However, God encouraged him to care and love for them. This is present in our society today. When someone hurts another, we care for the one who got hurt and show no compassion for the one whose fault it was.
This forces us to continually seek him with our own accord to strengthen our relationship with God, because our purpose for creation is to worship him, and sin is a reminder for which Graham articulated, “that we cannot live without a god, even if it is a god of our own making” (Graham, 2009, 29). After the fall comes redemption, redemption is the doctrine that shows how merciful God is towards his sinful creations. God, through his mercy, provides his son Jesus Christ as the ultimate sacrifice to redeem and cleanse the sin of his worshipers. The crucifixion of Jesus Christ allows anyone that accepts Christ as the one true Lord and Savior may enter into the kingdom of God and live eternally without any pain or sorrow. Through these doctrines, Christian’s can stand firm in their beliefs and
The use of the support and quotes that were given shows how the reader can compare and contrast the two theories, making arguments for both sides. One of the most significant things that the Warren wrote in this novel was when Jack said, “We can keep the past only by having the future, for they are forever tied together”(310). What Warren is trying to convey to the reader is that self-trust gives us confidence to live in the future; and with having this confidence that we should not live in the past. Warren wants us to recognize the past and not ignore it (like Jack initially did), but not be bound by
And while it almost broke him, he prayed and God assured him that his children were in a better place. The Puritans were always afraid of death and scared that they would go to Hell. So, Puritans made every effort to be the best they could be in the optimism that they were one of the Elect chosen by God. But, Taylor knew that he was of the Elect and that his children would ascend to heaven as well. The Puritans viewed death as a blessed relief from the judgments of this world into the blisses of everlasting life.
The community that the story revolves around believes in following their doctrine to the point of perfection, creating a society in which people can only exist as reflections of their reputations. In this society, faith seemingly leads directly to existence in the eyes of Salemites. If everybody believes that someone has sinned, then that person might as well have; they will be treated with great disdain, regardless. This in mind, worthiness to enter Heaven can not be assessed based on what people do, but rather, on what they are speculated to have done. This leaves reputation being equated to salvation and, as far as Puritans are concerned, survival is not nearly as precious as eternal life.
He showed this to the reader through the use of Christian symbolism and Shakespearean allusions to show that it is not worth sacrificing the truth for a “happy utopian society”. Both happiness and truth are such important parts of a person’s life, and neither one can just be eliminated for the greater good of the other. A utopian society is perfect in every way, shape, and form, so one can not just eliminate such a big part of any community. Ignorance of such a big part of life, such as truth, is dangerous to one's self. Huxley’s final message to the reader is in order to reach that perfect society, people must learn to solve their problems without simply sweeping them under the rug.When people live in ignorance, there is no possibility of peace, and is that a “perfect society” someone would want to live
He wanted us to work together to make a difference. In his famous speech, The Inaugural Address, he said, “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country,” which revealed the need for cooperation and sacrifice (history). Kennedy said that the hard things bring our a person's best skills, and to not be afraid, because we will never give up. He wanted real peace, equal rights for all men and women, no matter what color, what race, that would last forever. He said that our nation would never be free unless all of its citizens were free
He used logos in “Father, gods instill good sense in men,” this says that all people have some sort of logics or reasoning for their actions and that what Antigone did was not wrong. He uses this to make Creon realize Haimon’s opinion and side of the situation. Haimon is wise for his age and shows his father Creon, that he can have his father change his mind and plan for Antigones death. Haimon’s speech to his father had an impact on the way things turned out because of the logos technique displayed by him. Another logos method is when he lets his father know that “This is no city which belongs to one man.” It’s true because the city may get upset if Creon tries to make all decisions without discussing it with others.
How does one live a life as a Christian that honors and glorifies God? The answer is by reflecting Christ’s image by acting as He would in every situation. Because of what Jesus has done for sinners on the cross, they desire to live by His example in order to give Him glory. However, living a Christ-like life can only happen through the work of the Holy Spirit, who comes in to sinner’s hearts when they first put their trust in Jesus and the cross, growing them and making them more like Jesus. Many characters in books, stories, and movies have Christ-like qualities and characteristics, an example of this being Harper Lee’s masterpiece.
Even though I, and many others, hate to think about what our Savior went through, I believe it is important. To have knowledge on what Jesus went through for us shows the amount of love He has bestowed upon us. I am so thankful that He would give His perfect life for us sinners whose righteousness is as filthy rags. The talk about the crucifixion of Jesus Christ was prophesied all the way back to Old Testament days. God let people know that there would be a Savior that would come, and He would save us from our sins.
As was quoted in Malcolm X Biography written in 2014, “There are a lot of people after me… They’re bound to get me.” Malcolm X’s innate ability to foresees his death, it is important that we begin to realize that dialogue and communication can be an important aspect of life to avoid the many tragedies in this society. He was willing to speak the truth and his words could be interpreted like a man who was already dead. His dialogue and communication was key to his growth and development in society. Every society in this world should continue to use his work to maintain unity. Malcolm X’s work should not be degraded because it is not what the opinion that you agree
He trusted in Him, and we should be like Job in this fact. No matter what trials and tribulations we encounter, we should never lose hope in God. But why did God allow Satan to torment His child so much? A better question that relates us to Job is why does God let good men suffer? Can we ever question God, His reasons and will?
The choices an individual makes while here on earth determines where one will go after death. Everyman is used to teach the importance of having an everlasting relationship with God and following Him in all aspects of life. Beauty, fame, and fortune are all temporary. In order to have eternal life, man must accept Christ and live a holy life according to His plan. The author of “Everyman” portrays death as a punishment to man for all the sin he has committed while on earth.