Habakkuk highlights the injustice that arises from God’s decision to allow evil to oppress the righteous. The revelation though God’s divine punishment and unforeseen promise ensured an everlasting faithfulness and trust between Yahweh and the people of Judah. The recollection and trust embodied in Habakkuk’s prayer allows for a remembrance of God’s covenant and faithfulness for his people. Habakkuk’s prayer questions God’s decision of succumbing the righteous to evil. The unforeseen plan set by God examines the faithfulness of the people as they rely only on their trust in God’s promise of delivering justice to their oppressors.
The notion “child of God,” means someone has submitted his life to the obedience of the word of God. Anyone who still loves sin reveals his true colours. He reveals his love for the evil snake. You cannot love God and reject His word at the same time, and whoever is doing this does not love Him because he is rejecting the instrument of His authority over His creation. The devil understands the truth, as he knows that every person who rejects the word of God is under his control.
Augustine thinks that not everyone has the right to be saved. God knows who will be saved, so some of the humans are destined to be saved. This doomed thought greatly influenced the later theologians, such as St. Thomas Aquinas and John Calvin. Human all through conception and more or less guilty of. The corollary of this doctrine of Augustine is that anyone who is not baptized or exonerated before he dies will directly go to hell.
Members must adhere to the vows of chastity, poverty and obedience as well as to give "wholehearted free service to the poorest of the poor" (Muggeridge, 1971, pp. 105, 113). Atheists only consider the bad fruits of religion while ignoring all the evidence that points out to the contrary. According to Fagan, Religion, for example, strengthens the family bond between the members with generally a happy marriage. Religious practice generally discourages suicide, drug abuse crimes, divorce, and abortion; social problems that we never want in our society.
They wanted more acceptance from the church, they wanted to be praised by men. If they didn't commit the sin they will still have the mindset of wanting more for themselves rather than focusing on God and repent. Which is a lesson for all of us today that lying to the Holy Spirit or God is a serious offence. Christians or non Christians, we suffer the consequence of sin because God cannot be with Sin. They cannot mix.
He also portrays the message that more specifically the people of Salem all speak the word of God yet their actions are rather devilish and evil. Young Goodman Brown is meant to represent Nathaniel Hawthorne’s true feelings and opinions of those around him, that everyone has their dark secrets and no one is truly
Luther also stated in his speech, "I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." Looking at the book of Amos, the key themes include social justice and divine judgment. The Israelites claimed to follow and worship God, but they were very sinful people at
Therefore, people that profess to be “good” also break God’s law and have hard and unrepentant hearts, we can see In book of Romans 2:1-5. Because of the way they are doing, they brought condemnation and judged to all men. So who can save them from condemnation and judgement? How can they have a salvation? Therefore, Paul told that the only way to save them from condemnation is to have faith in Jesus Christ, that’s reason why, he wasn’t ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it’s the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, Romans 1:16.
Deceitfulness is Satin’s primary tool when confronting God with the challenge of testing his most loyal and righteous servant Job. Satin believes Job is only loyal to God because God has blessed and protected him because Job is blameless in God’s eyes. Satin is positive Job would turn his back on God if God stopped protecting him. However, God has faith in Job and told Satin to do his worst, but he could not kill Job. Job is not privy to this conversation between Satan and God and is unaware Satan is the one testing him, not God.