PSALM 72: 1-7 Textual Idea: The psalmist was asking God to help his son/ his successor rule over the nation wisely and justly. Sermon Idea: Being a Good Leader Interrogative Question: What are some of the qualities of a good leader? Sub Divisions: To be Just (vs. 1-2) To be righteous (vs. 1-3) To bring peace (3-7) Transitional Statements: 1. Not only are we to be just be we are also be to righteous. INTRODUCTION This morning my sermon is en-titled Being a good leader.
Charlie doesn’t want that to happen to him, but he knows it is inevitable. It is very hard to live with forgetfulness, impaired motor activity, depression, and a low IQ without any help. He has to go through the pain of knowing that the temporary intelligence he had received was all going to leave him. Charlie also does not have a stable income so it would be hard for him to learn more through an adult school like Miss Kinnian’s. By comparing Charlie’s mental state before and after the experiment, one can easily see that he was much more mentally stable before the
It was that the learning was too easy. This is a great sin, to be born with a head which is too quick. It is not good to be different from our brothers, but it is evil to be superior to them. The Teachers told us so, and they frowned when they looked upon us"(Rand, 21). This transgression exist because if there was superiority in this society the old ways the Councils and the elders strayed away from would try to overpower again.
Multivac relies upon human input, but the data Henderson was receiving from the generals was drastically skewed. Each leader wanted to make themselves look good, and to fix this Henderson tampered with the data. He messed with the numbers until they looked right, and for this he feels ashamed. Until Swift admits he did not rely on the data from the great Multivac, and instead used an older machine to decide what to do. He flipped a coin to make the great decisions.
Psalm 89:26 says, “He shall cry to Me, ‘You are my Father, My God, and the rock of my salvation’” (NKJV). Many other religions acknowledge that Jesus was a good teacher, but they strip Him of His Deity. With the Word of God as our source, we can see that Jesus is just as much God as the Father and Spirit. In Phil. 2:5-11 Paul gives us a very clear picture of Jesus’ deity “Make your own attitude that of Christ Jesus, who, existing in the form of God, did not consider equality with God as something to be used for His own advantage…” (NLT).
Throughout the poem, Kipling refers to God by using the words ‘His’ and ‘He’. This would not mean anything if the author had not capitalised the words. Due to the fact that they are capitalised, whereas their regular counterparts are not, this indicates that the person the words are referring to is one of great importance. In this case, Kipling is referencing God. This is so, because in the Bible God is introduced as a man.
When he thought of people who actually lived, he thought of people who followed their dreams. Regret can be caused by many things, but James’ came from his decision not to follow his dreams. In the story, the author used the symbol of James Maxwell being the president to show that no matter how far one gets in life, they will always have some regrets about what they chose to do with their life. James was one of the most influential people in the story. Most kids looked up to him and wanted to be him, but that wasn’t enough.
With many contradictory sources trying to solve the questions of life, Christians should have an infallible trust in the Bible. These sources may lead believers to mistrust the Word or be misguided over real truth. If a person loses his or her trust in the Bible, then he or she could lose his or her trust in God and the Church. With this potential doubt, Christians need to know that their Bible is the eternal and inerrant word of God. To be inerrant, the Bible must be absolute in is historical and scientific accuracy.
The ones who didn’t have it and suffered due to it, the men who weren’t masculine enough, the women, the children were more open and hopeful towards the new religion, culture and social changes that Colonialism brought – all of these that were considered to be not manly by Okonkwo and other ‘Masculine’ men who thought like him. The moment they saw something other than their own culture and tradition, based at least a little less on gender hierarchy, they were scared of it and resisted. Because they knew their traditional idea of masculinity and the status, the power it gave them over others will be taken away in the new
In the book, The Alchemist, there are many major themes but the one that I took from it and could relate to was “fear is a bigger obstacle than the obstacle itself.” Throughout the story, Santiago goes through many challenges that he is afraid of that when he finally does them he discovers that they were much easier than anticipated. Santiago feared the thought of failure, leaving his home to find his treasure, leaving the crystal shop to fulfill his destiny, and to tell the chief he can turn into the wind. I, like Santiago, have had times in my life where I feared doing things and the greater obstacle was my fear and overthinking than the activity itself. The instances I chose from my own life to relate to Santiago were; when I do a new flip on snow, the first time I flew on a plane by myself, the first time I went surfing, and self-advocating by talking to
Week Four Devotional Luke 10:27 God’s command is for us to love Him with our total being. This cannot be accomplished on our own. Apart from God, it is impossible to love Him. One must know God for who He is. Apostle John makes it clear that one must be born again (1Joh 5:1).
He needed to protect everyone else who were inexperienced and didn’t even think that this situation could possibly happen in real life. There was more pressure on him because if he failed to defend himself, then he would’ve failed to protect everyone else and they would all go down with him. Additionally, I do think that his doubts are reasonable. This situation was very different from the others, because even the smallest things can make a great
Peters goes on to say that Schultz should have known better but due to his developing brain that he did not and that it was his impulsivity that led him to point a gun at his cousin (2013). This is a further example of wording to elicit emotionality from the reader that Schultz is being unfairly tried. Peters also talks about how children are not known to have the ability to consciously be aware of the consequences their actions could bring (2013). The author making a point about children is in a way comparing the fifteen-year-old Schultz to a child mentality to further elicit support for his opinion. Therefore, given the wording and the fact that the author is not an expert in any field this piece is based on the authors opinion on what should and should not happen to
In the novel, Jesus was described as just being part of the 'family. ' In a world such as this, religion, in my opinion, would be the most important thing to try to preserve for future generations. One of the most important things in life is to love others, and be able to interact with others, and the Bible is probably the best example a book can set for others. If all aspects of literature vanished, I would not allow faith and religion to go with