Council of Jerusalem

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  • Acts: Thematic Analysis Template

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    -5:42 | | |The miracle of tongues |The final consummation on Earth|Peter preaches at Pentecost|The Witness in Jerusalem | | |2:22–28 |2:28 | ( |( | | |You crucified and Killed |By the hands of lawless men

  • Acts 15 And Galatians Analysis

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    Although it seems that Acts 15 and Galatians 2 record the same event, that is not the case. In the book of Acts, specifically Acts 15, Peter is in Jerusalem at the Jerusalem council. In Galatians 2, Paul speaks about his second journey to Jerusalem. The events that occurred in Galatians also relates to the events in Acts. The main question while analyzing both chapters is: Does it record the same event? There has been speculation that it is the same event told in both chapters, but it is evident

  • The Workings Of Christ

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    journeys following the Council of Jerusalem found in Acts 15. Similar speech is given in Galatians 2:1-10 making this opinion plausible. (Porter 2016:187). On the contrary, if the destination was South Galatia, then the letter could have been written much earlier; as early as Paul’s first missionary journey in fact. This would then place the letter prior to the Council of Jerusalem. If the epistle was written at this time, Galatians 2:1-10 could be referencing Paul’s visit to Jerusalem found in Acts 11:27-20

  • The, Death, And Resurrection

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    The apostle Peter, stood to preach his first sermon, recalling and proclaiming that the prophetic Scripture from Joel is being fulfilled before their eyes. “In the last days it will be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh...and they shall prophesy Acts 2:18. “Then everyone who calls on the name of the Lord, shall be saved” Acts 2:21. Peter addresses the crowd as Israelites, re-kindling the memories of their heritage and covenant with God, as a precursor to talking about the

  • Paul, the Imposter?

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    Paul, a Liar?! If Yeshua had in fact been referring to Paul as a false apostle and liar in the book of Revelation, how is it he was a liar? Obviously, the claim of apostleship itself might be considered a lie. But in my thinking, the label of "liar" implies a person who uses conscious intent to deceive. When Paul called himself an apostle, I believe he really thought he was one. Therefore I would have a hard time actually labeling him as a liar on those grounds alone. I would call him conceited and

  • Reflection Paper

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    carpenter’s son, and we know Mary, his mother, and his brothers - James, Joseph (Joses/John), Simon and Judas” (NLT). Prior to the resurrection of Jesus, James was not a believer, but after the resurrection of Jesus, James became a pillar in the Jerusalem church. Furthermore, it is important to understand who James's wrote this letter to. The letter is addressed to

  • Conflict Between Believers Essay example

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    adhere to their laws as established by Moses, wherein they were forbidden from eating certain foods and required that all males be circumcised. McRay states, “During that time some men came from Jerusalem and tried to lay upon the Gentiles an even more stringent requirement than the earlier Jerusalem emissaries had done. It was no longer simply a matter of requiring the Gentiles to observe Jewish food laws in order to maintain fellowship with Jewish Christians. They were now demanding that Gentiles

  • The Acts of the Apostles and Religious Intolerance Essay

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    The Acts of the Apostles and Religious Intolerance The Acts of the Apostles is the geographical and political story of the development of the Christian Church under the impulse of the Holy Spirit. Although many of us may think that the issues of sectarianism are new, the Acts of the Apostles shows clearly religious intolerance over two thousand years ago. In this respect, it

  • What Was Paul 's Response Of The 1st Century Circumcision Controversy?

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    of the mosaic law to new members of the Christian community, particularly focusing on if those trying to convert, were obliged undergo circumcision to be accepted into, and become part of, the Christian community. The apostolic decree of the council of Jerusalem moved away from its

  • The And Of The New World

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    Throughout history humanity has been met with powerful men; such men include great conquerors, from Alexander the Great in Greece, Attila the Hun ruler of the Barbarian tribes, Caesar in Rome, to Christopher Columbus founding the New World and many others who changed geography and history. Through the examination of his life we will know how a simple religious man transformed his time and became a great “conqueror”, using no army, no armor or deadly weapons, and much less material resources. He was