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.
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. Augustine insists that mankind cannot be good in itself because all good deeds are caused by the grace of God. At the same time, he wants to insist that human beings must be self-blame for their evil because all the evil behavior is caused by human own will.
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. Religion encourages for helping the young and the poor to get educated and escape poverty.
For most non-believers of Jesus Christ, the idea of God is not understandable, and somethings for believers it is hard to understand their reasoning for it. In Pascal’s Pensees, he talks about that our senses tricks
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.
Nathaniel Hawthorne is an American author that is known for his specific style of writing and his detailed stories about his personal life and those around him through his perspective. Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown” is a short story takes place in Salem, Massachusetts, a rather religious town -which is also where Hawthorne is from-. The story concentrates on Young Goodman Brown and his journey throughout the forest as well as the discoveries he makes. Hawthorne’s stories uses his diction, symbolism, and allegories within his pieces to convey his message, everything isn’t always what it seems.
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.
Some believe their physical or mental illnesses are inflicted upon them purposefully by God, because they have done wrong in the eyes of the Lord. Therefore, these individuals “felt that God was punishing them, had deserted them, or did not have the power to make a difference, or felt deserted by their faith community” (Koenig, 2009, p.287). Therefore, they conclude that God is angry with them, and they deserve the punishment. They may feel shunned or neglected by God. Many believe that as a result of this, God will not heal their mental illness through any form of religious therapy.
It matters not what the sin is but whether or not the sinner is trying to fix there sin. No one sin is seen as more or less sinful to God. All sin is equal; sometimes however we make it seem like one sin is worse than the other. The bible clearly states that” All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind our sins sweep us away “(Isaiah 64:6 NIV).
So keep an open mind when dealing with religion. Some do not believe there is a God, or that God cease to exist. But that is another story for another
Everyone Sins In the story “Young Goodman Brown”, Goodman Brown goes on a faith changing path. Goodman Brown is a Puritan with certain views about religion, human nature, and sin. Brown goes in to the woods to meet with the devil, but he tells everyone that he is on an errand. He makes the journey at night and sunset represents the line between good and evil.