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  • Male Congregant Case

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    By way of brief summary, the case study I make reference to here concerns an incident that occurred while serving as a pastoral intern several months ago. I was asked by a friend and congregant to provide a ride home to a male congregant. This request stood at odds with my pastoral covenant and thus had to be refused. This mismatch of expectations and presumed lack of awareness on the part of the requesting congregant led to a somewhat awkward situation, which, after being resolved, was followed

  • Essay on 1 Kings

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    1 Kings Introduction In 1 Kings 18-19 we are introduced to one of the most magical men in the Bible, and to one of the greatest miracles. Along with Moses and Jesus, Elijah is among the great miracle workers of the world. Elijah used miracles to bring Israel up out of shambles, if just for a moment. He also showed extreme faith and perseverance in the face of great odds. But the true character of Elijah lies in his name, which literally means, “Yahweh is my God (Anderson 246).” Prelude

  • A Short Story : A Story Of Miriam's Story

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    repay evil for evil . . . only good, Miriam. She could hear her mother saying these exact words. “I’m trying, Mama. Really I am! But it’s just so hard.” Miriam fell fast asleep. She dreamed of her family, her village, and strangely, of the prophet Elisha who lived with a widow and her son in town. Miriam watched as the son was raised from the dead, and witnessed the joy in the widow’s face when he took a life giving breath. “Miriam. Miriam!” A voice pierced her dream. She awoke with a start and

  • Changing Perspectives Of My Life

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    Changing Perspectives As I took my first step outside the door the warm midnight air greeted me like an old friend. It was a pleasant contrast to the cold stagnant air on the plane. We had just flown 16 hours with only one layover and my legs had become achy and my neck stiff. “hold on tight to your bags!” Bro. Powers, our youth leader, called out as we walked across the tarmac to go inside. Apparently all of the eager gentlemen attempting to take our bags for us were not doing so out of the kindness

  • Naboth And God

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    1 Kings according to The New Oxford Annotated Bible is, “In the Christian canon, 1 and 2 Kings belongs to the “Historical Books”, and are followed by the books of Chronical, which offer an alternative account of the period of the Monarchy.” Samuel and the books of Kings are called Basilein, Which means “reigns or dynasties”. They tell the story of the Israelite and Judean monarchy. In the passages 1 Kings 21:1-6 Jezebel betrays herself, Naboth and God. However prior to that in 1 Kings 20 King Ben-hadad

  • Elisha Research Paper

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    Elisha is an amazing prophet of God. His name means “My God is Salvation” and the entire ministry of Elisha would prove his name to be true. Elisha lived in the dark times where Israel’s enemies were around, but through every situation he stood as a light in the darkness showing that God was truly alive. Elisha the prophet continued the efforts of Elijah. Elisha’s work teaches faith and righteousness through his miracles and trust in God. Elisha, the son of Shaphat, was a prophet and Elijah’s student

  • How Did Alexander Graham Bell Influence The Discovery Of The Telephone

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    Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray’s inventions of the telephone Communication was vital on getting a message across. Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray were two inventors who helped spread the idea that the human voice could be transferred from one place to another. Because of their help, we are so advanced in today’s society. This was one step of bringing this country together as a whole. Communication was vital to get an important message fast and efficiently without waiting weeks.

  • Shawn Love. Mrs. Echols . Erwc, Period 2 . 12 February

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    architects from doing so. “To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time” (Elisha Graves Otis). Elevators have been known to exist since the Roman era. They were created with a basic pulley system that were operated by either humans, animals, or water power. For example, Rome’s Coliseum had 12 elevators that hoisted up the gladiators

  • Argumentative Essay On Gun Violence

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    Many believe that as the year progresses, our lives become more dangerous for us to be a part of. However, Zachary Crockett states that the beginning is bad, and “In the first 24 hours of the new year, 264 separate incidents of gun violence happened across the United States” (Crockett 1). He is helping us to illustrate we struggle throughout the entire year, and we get attacked at the times which we least expect them to happen. In the infographic that is being shown, Chicago was reported to have

  • Short Story : ' Dance ' By Elisha Cooper

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    Amber Doniere ‘Dance’ by Elisha Cooper Activity 1: Activity 2: Activity 3: Activity 4: This book is about how one dance comes together, from beginning to end, from choreography to opening night. The author offers paintings and thoughtful placement of words regarding his observations of dancers as they perfect their moves. The book ends with the curtain going up during a performance. This book is ideal for anyone who wants a preview of what goes on behind the scenes of dancing