Muhammad and his followers traveled the Middle East, spreading the new religion and the new way of life to gain more people following them. These men and women still continue to follow the Law of Islam based off the Quran. Muslims follow the Qur’an to live by what is right by God and use the teachings of Muhammad to live by the Prophet’s example (Shaker,
This would create an controllable atmosphere for David and the Davidian leaders. Obedience Cult members join because they seek truth, social approval, love or something to believe in. Part of these factors is also the feeling of truly believing what you're told. Cult members act in ways to appease their leaders and achieve, what are seen as, superordinate goals. Koresh's ultimate goal was to teach the "preachings and prophecies" of God as he believed he was a prophet himself.
Having his origin from the Jewish clan of Benjamin, he himself described about his personality as a man who was Hebrew of Hebrews; in respect to the Law of Moses, a self-righteous Pharisee; as for passion, oppressing the Christian Church through threats and by force, as for legalistic justice, impeccable. (Philippians 3:4-6) Even after so many grudges for the Holy Christ and Christianity, he got converted as one of the highest and most profound Disciples of his time in spreading the words of Christ and serving Christianity after his miraculous meeting with Jesus on the road to Damascus in which he was granted evangelism by the Christ himself. While he was fighting against Christianity, Saul put all his efforts devotedly to attempt and halt the progression of Christianity. Undeniably, when Stephen (the first Christian martyr who has been documented in the New Testament) was persecuted, Saul was present there and his martyrdom inspired him so much that he himself became a
God promised again that the Jewish people are his chosen people, and will never give up on them. God told the Jews that they must pledge to serve God forever and obey his rules to make the world a better and holier place. God also gave a set of rules that they have to live by, the 613 Commandments. This covenant was made to all Jews as a whole, and all through Jewish history is their attempts to make the world a good and equal society. The second covenant was the beginning of Judaism as a structured religion.
Hypocrisy is a noun, it means Claiming to have morals or beliefs to which one 's behavior does not conform. “...before we made our assault the bishops and priests persuaded all by their preaching and exhortation that a procession should be made round Jerusalem to God’s honour, faithfully accompanied by prayers, alms, and fasting.”(Document One, “Capture of the Christian ‘Navel of the World’”; Page one Paragraph three; Sentence two) The author expresses in words the warriors ' loyalty and faith towards their God. Before the army attacked Jerusalem they had to sacrifice for God (fasting, prayers, and alms) before they risked their lives for him. This author could be intending to make the unfaithful feel guilty about how loyal they are to God. These people who fought in a war for God, because it was his wish, risking their lives, and there are people who rarely even pray to God before they go to bed at night.
Mohammed Ali deserves a great movie about his life, we all know him as a Great Boxer but he was more than that. From small age he had a huge vision which he achieved and became more popular. His ultimate vision was to become the number one boxer in history. He overcame many hardships to achieve his vision. Mohammed Ali was the son of Odessa Grady Clay and Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr. Mohammed Ali was born as a Christian, and he was named as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. Later he converted to Islam.
Worship is an important part of the religion of Islam. Worship (Ibaadah) is a term that includes everything that Allah would be pleased with. It represents the utmost love for Allah through submission. Prayers,zakaat,fasting,hajj,being kind towards others, maintaining relations with kin, doing good and staying away from doing evil, being beneficent to neighbours,to the poor people or orphans,supplication,reciting the holy Quran and such others are types of worship. An act of worship must obey these two circumstances: Firstly, it must conform to the orders of Allah’s Law as found in the Quran and Sunnah.
Every covenant God has made with mankind is extremely important, each and every one of them shaping this history of God on earth. David’s covenant is so significant because David shows his amazing faith in God, trusting in Him to build a kingdom, one that cannot be held by a sinner or it will be torn from him, one that is to be secured not by himself but in one of his descendants. The kingdom will not even happen if the descendants of David are unrighteous and rebellious towards God. The kingdom will be established and reign under a descendant of David, God promises that the thrown shall be established forever. Isaiah sees this son of David, a “Prince of Peace” who establish and uphold the kingdom with justice and righteousness.