Jesus Essays

  • Parables Of Jesus

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    Parables of Jesus Name: Institutional Affiliation Parables of Jesus Martin Luther King was an American Baptist who was also the leader of the African American movement. In 1967, Martin Luther King preached about why Messiah called a man a fool. In his sermon, Martin elaborated the need for human beings to live a life that pleases God, by loving God first, the family comes second and then every person should be beneficial to the community (Gowler, 2015). Martin Luther King was preaching this message

  • Aslan's Jesus: Analysis

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    To understand the title of Jesus we must first know the background of his journey. Jesus was, keeping it simple, a rebel. His sole purpose was to come and overthrow the Roman Empire. In Jesus’ eyes, The Roman Empire was corrupt and needed a change in command. In Aslan’s Zealot, Jesus refers to himself as the Son of Man. His goal was to be king of the Jews, but mostly to be a king of the world. When Jesus establishes himself as the Son of God, as he was depicted in Daniel, he makes a clear statements

  • Jesus Leper Analysis

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    The scene in which Jesus cleanses a leper in the first chapter of the Gospel of Mark seems to contain several important meanings. Prior to understanding the significance of this healing, it is imperative to acknowledge and investigate an important gap that is present. Mark states that “a leper came to” Jesus, but he fails to elaborate on Jesus’ location and why he was in a place where a leper could approach him (Mk 1:40). Leviticus 13 outlines the laws regarding lepers, which are very clear and strict

  • Examples Of Jesus Inculturation

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    There are two different understandings of Jesus. One way to understand him is to think of him in terms of inculturation: This means to adapt an idea, image, or story to a specific culture. The second way to understand Jesus is to think of him in terms of incarnation, or God becoming flesh. Inculturation is a highly malleable process which opens up Jesus to many interpretations, while incarnation is a much more objective way of thinking. In this essay, I will point out how and why inculturation and

  • The Aeneid And Jesus Analysis

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    come without serious consequences and hardships. However, while Jesus and Aeneas both strive to achieve a certain goal due to divine intervention and both overcome certain adversities, their underlying motives and their ultimate outcomes are starkly different. Although it would appear that neither Jesus nor Aeneas would be motivated by personal fame or glory—as they were sent on godly missions, this is not the case in The Aeneid. Jesus acts completely selflessly as he teaches others about the Kingdom

  • Jesus And The Serpent: An Analysis

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    think that there are people who are spiritually neutral. This is false because, in the spiritual realm of existence, there is no fence-sitter. Anyone who wants to be neutral from both Jesus and the serpent is a child of rebellion, they are under the authority of the serpent. Those who are under the authority of Jesus have submitted their lives to the authority of His word. Whoever has not submitted his life to the obedience of the word of God is under the influence of the serpent, Satan is his master

  • Jesus And Nicodemus Essay

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    Jesus and Nicodemus in the studies in John’s Gospel John 3:1-21 (KJV) Nicodemus was a prominent member of the Sanhedrin. Sanhedrin was an assembly of twenty-three to seventy-one men appointed in every city in the Land of Israel. It was the highest judicial council in the ancient Jewish state. They were entrusted with the responsibility of teaching and administering the Jewish religious codes. Sanhedrin comprises both the Pharisees and the Sadducee sects. Thus Nicodemus was both a ruler and a teacher

  • Jesus Disinherited Interpretation

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    the teachings and the life of Jesus of Nazareth. But few of these interpretations deal with what the teachings and the life of Jesus have to say to those who stand, at a moment in human history, with their backs against the wall (Thurman, 1949). Jesus was a Jew, meaning he was born visually, culturally, religiously, and ethnically different. Most of world history is man subjugating or discriminating based on appearance (Chapter 1 of “Jesus & The Disinherited”: Jesus: An Interpretation.). Of course

  • Theme Of Jesus Is The Messiah

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    The theme “Jesus is the Messiah,” is a well-known statement with an extensive, scholarly meaning. The bigger picture behind this statement is not heard of in many churches. Some churches fail to recognize the doubt, and misunderstanding of Jesus by humans. Not only does that get overlooked, but also the fact that Jesus never converted. Jesus remained Jewish his entire life. This was proven in Matthew 17:18. This theme raised question in my head. Why am I founding this out now seventeen year later

  • Importance Of Parables In Jesus

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    Religion 102 Dr. Plank CWID: 100520371 Prompt: How does Levine’s exploration of Jesus’ parables contribute to or challenge this class’ discussion about interpreting the New Testament? Many of us were taught from a young age that the parables contain moral lessons that demonstrates Jesus’s power and benevolence. We never really questioned the interpretations that assumed the characters were direct representations of biblical figures. We seek affirmation and direction with the parables yet forgotten

  • Jesus Christ And Muhammad

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    Jesus Christ and Muhammad’s influences and teachings of the way individuals should live their lives were similar in certain ways. First of all, both Jesus Christ and Muhammad’s views on the old testament was that it was the word of God, and they taught their followers or disciples this. Also, both men considered Abraham to be the example of how to be obedient to God and how we should serve him. People all around the world from both religions, do their best to emulate the devotion and faith of

  • Ehrman's Misquoting Jesus

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    Misquoting Jesus In one of his best-selling book, Misquoting Jesus, Dr. Bart Ehrman, a well-known and respected New Testament professor and critic, seeks to show that the New Testament is a corrupt document changed through evolutionary processes of scribal adjustment, early Christian theological apologetics, as well as poor scholarship. Ehrman is able to make textual criticism an argument because the study of the text has shaped his life into the person he is today. In the introductory section of

  • Jesus Comparture Analysis

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    When Jesus enter into another synagogue he came across a man with a shriveled hand, but the Pharisees were looking for an opportunity to accuse Jesus. Jesus told the man to stand up. Then Jesus asked them what is lawful on the Sabbath. He looked around angerly because they remained silent. So he told the man to outstretch his hand and he healed it. The Pharisees instantly began to plot Jesus death. After Jesus and disciples reached the lake Jesus told his disciples to ready a small boat. So he could

  • Mayella's Influence On Jesus

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    Jesus Christ was willing to help everyone, even though he did not expect any reward for doing so, just as Tom was willing to provide aid to others without want of compensation. A large portion of the Gospels, the four books written detailing Christ’s life, involve Christ’s active ministry, seeking out people to help. Despite this, he did not want anything back. Tom also dedicated a large amount of time to helping others, Mayella in particular. He helped her nearly every day: “Seemed like every time

  • Jesus Foretold Analysis

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    The Conception of Jesus Foretold Mary, a young virgin, was living in Galilee of Nazareth and was engaged to be married to Joseph, a Jewish carpenter. An angel visited her and explained to her that she would conceive a son by the power of the Holy Spirit. She would carry and give birth to this child and she would name him Jesus. At first, Mary was afraid and troubled by the angel's words. Being a virgin, Mary questioned the angel, "How will this be?" The angel explained that the child would be God's

  • Mark's Gospel Describe Jesus

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    solely on Mark’s gospel, describe Jesus. Be careful NOT to include any other source but Mark’s gospel (I will deduct points if you do). You may want to skim your reading and lecture notes. Make sure you give me a thorough paragraph in your response. Mark portrays Jesus as “human.” Under his human characteristics, Mark describes Jesus as fragile, tired, angry, and at times mean. Jesus gets upset with his disciples saying, “Why are you afraid? Have you still no faith?” Jesus is then portrayed as mean during

  • Research Paper On Jesus Of Nazareth

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    may be asking right now; Who is Jesus? This is crucial point that plays a key role in why Jesus was killed. Finding information about Jesus of Nazareth is actually fairly easy, I mean Christianity, which was founded on the teachings and lessons of Jesus, takes up around a third of the world’s population with its members, but the hard part comes when faced with the question; Is this information accurate? The Christians back then, and still, today believe that Jesus was the Christ, the Messiah that

  • Outline For Jesus Research Paper

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    • Jesus is an unavoidable and deeply mysterious figure. We do not know as much about Him as we would like to know. This can make it difficult to grasp what Jesus was about. People found him confusing in His own day and the same is true today. • One major reason we have trouble understanding Jesus is that His world is strange and, to many Westerners, foreign. We need to understand the sense Jesus made in that world if we are going to make sense of Him in our own world. • The second major reason we

  • The Mormonism: The Church Of Jesus Christ

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    Mormonism is defined as the religious beliefs and practices of the members of The Church of Jesus Christ, plus it also describes the principles of the church though the prophet, Joseph Smith. Mormonism is the central savior according to the members of the church and when asked what the word means they often express it as their love for the Savior Jesus Christ. The spiritual experience of members of the church is based on the spiritual observation with God that inspires the heart and the mind in a

  • Jesus In The Stained Glass Window

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    in many medium types, Jesus is depicted in some way through each one. In the collage, within the stained glass window, Jesus has many depictions, with different reasons why he is depicted that way. Throughout time, art has changed in various ways, but when Jesus is put into art, even though there are similarities, there are many differences. The stained glass window has five different qualities of Jesus shown throughout it. This window also has the Catholic belief about Jesus as well. These are all