Medieval Knights Code Of Chivalry In The Middle Ages

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In the Middle Ages the knights Code of chivalry was apart of the culture. The sacred oaths were meant for the Knights to follow so that they would have strict rules of etiquette and conduct to follow. The Code of chivalry used by the medieval Knights was founded on biblical truths because the church governed people's lives. Through researching the codes of keeping the faith, obeying those in authority, and living by honor and glory it is apparent that the codes were founded on biblical truths. One code used by medieval Knights was to keep the faith. This code exemplifies the biblical virtue of faithful service. A scripture used to support the code and virtue is, "The master was full of praise. 'Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let's celebrate together" (NLT Matthew 25:21)! This verse shows the biblical attribute of faithful service through a servant handling responsibilities that are small like they are large obligations. In the Bible verses 14-30 of Matthew 25 is the parable of he talents. This parable is the story of three men that were entrusted with the wealth of their master. Two of them used the talents and resources given to them. The third man chose to hide his talent. The two who worked hard and doubled their money were praised for…show more content…
This code demonstrates the biblical virtues of temperance and self-control. A scripture that reflects these codes is Titus 3:1-2 which says, "Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone" (NIV). These verses show that no matter who is placed in authority over you, it is best to be considerate and obedient of what the say. The knights obeyed those in authority and brought glory to
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