King James Essays

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Traditionally, the Scriptural collection of non-apocryphal wisdom literature has comprised the four books of Proverbs, Psalms, Ecclesiastes, and Job, due to their obvious similarities in style, purpose, and execution. Some, however, have argued...

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Though the New Testament is meant to lead people onto the path of following God’s will, it details many events in which God’s most loyal followers such as the apostles, and even his son Jesus, hint at doubting God’s will and even betray their...

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Wisdom as defined in Ecclesiastes is somewhat of a paradox: the pursuit of Wisdom is a vain “pursuit of wind” (Ecclesiastes 2.11). The repeated mantra that Ecclesiastes offers is “All is futile!” (Ecclesiastes 1.2) and thus “there is nothing...

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God’s lesson for Abraham through his destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah is simple; a nation without God that falls entirely into sin will be punished, but one that is good and loyal to Him will be saved. In other words God will be harsh, but...

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Theology of Adoption in the Pauline Epistles The concept of being a son is an essential element of many Biblical texts. For example, the parable of the prodigal son told by Jesus in the book of Luke illustrates the value of belonging to a family...

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Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey, authored by Bill T. Arnold and Bryan E. Beyer, set out a comprehensive analysis of theological theories, while exploring the themes of the Pentateuch, the Historical books, the Poetics and the...

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The book of Luke is one of the several gospels of the Bible that delineate the life of Jesus. Providing one account of Jesus’ teachings, this gospel contains numerous parables that he uses to convey the Christian life to both his disciples and the...

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Colossians 1:15-20 is a passage to place Jesus in His rightful place as center and on the throne of all humanity. The ultimate conclusion of Paul’s writing is to exalt and to extol the supremacy of Jesus, the Son of God. If one studies the...