Throughout Our Lives, From Birth To Death, We Will Be Inspired

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Throughout our lives, from birth to death, we will be inspired by people, places, stories, values and religion which will create opportunities for success and personal satisfaction. Poet James T. Adair wrote in his poem Faith Breeds Hope:” Faith breeds hope, hope breeds dreams, follow those dreams, act upon them and you will likely find your happiness” (Adair). One’s belief and faith in God and his Kingdom opens up one’s mind to think well beyond walls and borders to promise and opportunity and most importantly, hope and peace in our lives and our future. For the first eighteen years of my life, I was raised as a Christian and was taught about the Bible and its meaning throughout various aspects of my formal and informal education, from…show more content…
Romans 5 seeks to explain even though we are called to suffer and at times, when we have done no wrong, God continues to love us unconditionally. In this passage, a particular verse seems to directly relate to how God portrays his love, allegiance and affection for us: “You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. 7 Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. 8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us” (New International Bible, Romans. 5). At first read, I was confused as to what this passage meant. The literal translation seemed out of place with my interpretation. However, further dissection has enlightened my understanding. This passage describes the access we have to God’s good graces and the Kingdom of Heaven. God had given Jesus Christ to all of us. His death was in return for our sins so we could be forgiven and through our misfortune and adversity we become stronger in faith as well as character. The theme of this passage corresponds well with my belief that God is our savior, our deliverer and our champion. This passage is extremely important and inspiring because God, through the sacrifice of his only son to a cruel death, has given us eternal life

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