Jesus Essays

  • Jesus As A Rabbi/Teacher And Jesus As A Healer

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    of the following New Testament images of Jesus. Jesus as a Rabbi/Teacher and Jesus as a Healer. The New Testament can be viewed as God at work in Christ. It is through the New Testament we can examine the images of Jesus as a Rabbi and a Healer. Generally people view the New Testament as more modern and realistic than the Old Testament which allows us to see a clearer image of Jesus. (Sheenan, 2001) explains how Jesus was a teacher of prayer however Jesus left no written records, he and his disciples

  • The Miracle Of Jesus: The Purpose Of Miracles In Jesus

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    we have in Him. Jesus shows us the miracles he performed to show us God. We know that when Jesus walked on this earth, He performed many miracles, but that was not the sole reason He came. Jesus used miracles for the express purpose of accomplishing His goal in providing atonement for mankind. Jesus proved who he was, His divine character. Jesus showed us what his Kingdom was all about. Jesus did not doubt if Jesus would give him the authority to perform these miracles. Jesus was confident and

  • The Temptation Of Christ, Jesus And The Gospel Of Jesus

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    Jesus was born circa 6 B.C. in Bethlehem. His mother, Mary, was a virgin who was engaged to Joseph, a carpenter. Christians believe Jesus was born through Pure Conception. His lineage can be traced back to the house of David. According to the Gospel of Matthew (2:1), Jesus was born during the reign of Herod the Great, who upon hearing of his birth felt threatened and tried to kill Jesus by ordering all of Bethlehem’s male children under age two to be killed. But Joseph was warned by an angel and

  • Jesus Resurrection

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    The Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. The essential foundation of the Christian faith, one of having approximately 2.2 billion followers. The very event was the change of several believers and showed who Jesus truly was. Many, athiest particularly, have tried to debunk this event in efforts to disprove the entire religion, to show that they are all mindless followers that believe in is a false God. However, those who do attempt to do so never find the results they expected, rather they receive

  • 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

  • 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

  • Jesus Reflection

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    The moral of this paper is to exemplify who Jesus is, his existence, purpose of him coming into the world, and Christ as Father, Son and Holy Ghost (Godhead). Jesus is more than a mediator meaning someone between God and man, he is not just a third party between God and humanity, Jesus brings God to mankind. Christians generally consider Jesus to be the Christ, the long-awaited Messiah, as well as the one and only Son of God. Over 2000 years ago Jesus lived in Israel, at that time an outpost of

  • The Miracles Of Jesus

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    The Miracles of Jesus come in many different forms that can help people in many different ways. What kind of miracle are there? The miracles are Physical Healing, Exorcisms, Nature Miracles, and Raising from the Dead.Jesus’ miracles help many different people and many sinners, he performed these miracles because Jesus is powerful and effective. Physical Healing is something that Jesus can control and everyone should and can have another chance. Jesus is the true healer and can use his powers for

  • Jesus Protold Essay: The Conception Of Jesus Foretold

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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

  • Jesus Camp: Movie Review: Jesus Camp

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    Jesus Camp Jesus Camp was a very interesting film. Many of the idiosyncrasies used may seem bizarre to many other religions. As well the film definitely seemed to have some bias. Also they portrayed what these people believe as crazy and brainwashing but underneath lies a well oiled religious machine disguised as a children’s summer camp proactively teaching children they ways of their religion. When first viewing the film the word I would use to describe Becky Fischer would have been crazy. However

  • 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

  • Acts Of Kindnessness In Jesus

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    There are many reasons to consider when asking why we should show acts of kindness and serve others as an integral part of our everyday lives. There are very clear places in the Bible where Jesus commands not only his twelve disciples but, to the masses of people who followed him throughout Israel that they should not only speak but, act as well. There is only so much that words can do for a person, many times we must show a physical act to display that we truly care about the situation they are

  • Reflection About Jesus

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    JESUS IS ABOVE ANGELS Jesus possesses all the invisible perfections of the Father. He is the fullness of the personality of God; all the divine virtues of the Father are gathered in the splendid person of Jesus (Colossians 1:15-23). All the spirits were created according to the image of Jesus. Mankind and angels were created to the image and the likeness of the Son of God. Jesus is the perfection and the role model for all the spirits. Jesus came out the Father but the creation came out the Son:

  • Jesus Christ's Love

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    unconditional; it’s self-sacrificing; it’s divine. In the Gospel of Mark, Jesus Christ showed the world the type of love we should have towards our “neighbors” and, more importantly, towards God. In Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle presented his view on self-love as a precondition to loving the others. The purpose of this essay is to identify the love of Jesus and the love promoted by Aristotle as well as the differences between their views. Jesus Christ loves all men and women regardless of their background,

  • Jesus Logos Is God

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    JESUS IS THE TRUE ‘’LOGOS’’ OF GOD In John 1:1 the term "the Word" (a translation of the Greek "Logos") is widely interpreted as referring to Jesus, as indicated in other verses later in the same chapter. The Greek term “Logos” was well known in the heathen philosophies and the Hebrew Wisdom literature. The Bible reveals to us that the Creator was before the existence of all things, invisible and visible: God the Father and His Word Jesus Christ, the Author of all things existed before the beginning

  • Angelification In The Gospel Of Jesus

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    3.4 The Resurrected Will Not Marry like Angels (22.23–33) Matt 22.23–33, which is the famous debate on resurrection between Jesus and Sadducees, is the most significant passage pertaining to the angelification in the Gospel of Matthew. For the purpose of this essay, we will focus on Jesus’ response, which consists of two theses: (1) The resurrected will not marry nor be given in marriage (vv. 29–30); (2) The resurrection of the dead exists (vv. 31–32). For the reasoning of thesis (1), scholars generally

  • Jesus Leper Scene

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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 easily approached by a leper (Mk 1:40). From Leviticus 13 we know that the laws regarding lepers were very clear and strict. The law

  • 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

  • Essay On The Resurrection Of Jesus

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    The resurrection of Jesus is important for several reasons. First, the resurrection witnesses to the immense power of God Himself. To believe in the resurrection is to believe in God. If God exists, and if He created the universe and has power over it, then He has power to raise the dead. If He does not have such power, He is not worthy of our faith and worship. Only He who created life can resurrect it after death, only He can reverse the horrible that is death itself, and only He can remove the

  • Theoristianity Of Jesus Christ

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    person of the Holy Trinity, Jesus Christ, has two natures, human and divine, but they aren’t joined, instead they are separated in one body. Jesus Christ is not half God and half man. He is both plenary divine and man. He is God, second individual of the trinity, in living flesh. He is not a man who by causality had God inside him, nor is he a man who had the God principle. Jesus is undoubtedly the result of two distinct natures not combined but together in one body. “Jesus is the Word who was God and