Mary Slessor

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  • Mary Slessor 's The Lord

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    Mary Slessor’s story has been told countless times for her bravery and dedication to the call of the Lord. However, despite the fame that she had acquired, she held on her to humility and gave glory to the Lord instead. She said, “Blessed the man and woman who is able to serve cheerfully in the second rank - a big test.” This quote shows her desire to serve the Lord and give Him credit before she gave herself and glory. Mary exhibited this type of humility throughout her mission work in Africa. During

  • Mary Slessor Research Paper

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    Born in Scotland in 1848, Mary Mitchell Slessor was the second of seven children. Due to her father’s alcoholism and lack of job security, her family lived in severe poverty. Occasionally, her father would return home intoxicated, throwing her out onto the streets at night by herself. At the age of eleven, Slessor began working with her mother in a textile mill part-time while also continuing school. By the age of fourteen, she was working ten hours per day, being her family’s primary benefactor

  • Similarities Between Taylor And Mary Slessor

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    Taylor and Mary Slessor. These two missionaries changed how things were in the countries they had stayed in. People looked up to these two missionaries. Thy had a strong impact on a lot of people. These two missionaries had many similarities and differences that made them unique. Their background lives were totally different though. Mary lessor was a girl who grew up in a very poor family and no education. Hudson Taylor grew up in quite a wealthy family and had much education. Mary Slessor grew

  • Canadian Narrative

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    It was a cool September morning in the 19th century, the brisk, dry breeze of Kentucky's Autumn winds struck my face. It woke me from my slumber within the dark, forlorning cave. The dim glow of dawn's sunrise was refreshing, it gave me a sense of hope that... maybe I could survive running away from my master and live in freedom. Maybe I truly could make it to Canada, it may be getting cold, but temperature could only douse my hope for so long. Standing and brushing the leaves off from my dress,

  • Mary's Musical Career

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    Mary had become famous in the wrong circles. It was the criminals and outlaws that came for her performance. She was in the eye of the storm. One of the women who sang with her claimed that she had overheard two men planning to assassinate Mary. Despite all the evil forebodings, Mary was unperturbed about them as her focus was to build her Musical Career. This paid off as she got so popular that her name began to ring through the various regions of the United States. Music had given her so much that

  • Philadelphia Art Museum Essay

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    while the others looked jollier. Another painting that I observed was a painting by Defendate Ferrari which showed the enthroned Virgin Mary breastfeeding the baby Jesus with Saint John the Evangelist, Catherine of Alexandra, Anthony Abbot, and a saint reading a book. I was attracted to this painting because I would never have thought to have seen a picture of Mary feeding Jesus in that way. This painting was originally an oil and gold on wood and was transferred to canvas. There were so many

  • The Crucifixion Of Christ By William Shakespeare

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    viewer to the importance of religion and the church. The setting of the The Crucifixion is quite the same in most if not all crucifixion paintings, with the placement of a triangular dialogue beginning with the Virgin, Christ, Saint John, and Saint Mary Magdalene. Another common characteristic in crucifixion scenes is the emotional representation of the figures pictured. Although there is an established display of facial expressions in Italian Gothic art, there seems to be more of an emotional connection

  • The Life Of Saint Philomena

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    Saint Philomena was the daughter of a Prince who governed one of the states in Greece and her Mother too was from the royal family. Unfortunately, her parents had no children, but they worshiped idols. However, they continue to offer sacrifices and prayers to their false gods. Certainly, there was a doctor from Rome named Publius, who lived next to them in order to check up her father. Publius was a Christian; seeing the suffering of her parents, inspired by the Holy Spirit, he spoke to them about

  • Symbols And Symbols Of Icons

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    Iconography is the traditional or conventional images or symbols associated with a subject and especially a religious or legendary subject (Iconography). Icons are used in all religions to represent and commemorate religious figures and symbols that are held with great honor within the religion. Icons are used to represent some sacred personage, such as a saint or an angel or Christ (The Definition of Icons). Icons are typically written on wood and honored as sacred (Goldammer). Not only is

  • Armada Portrait Analysis

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    presented herself to the public. In my short story, The Queen’s Decision, Elizabeth’s public and private selves are evident and occasionally contrast with each other, especially during the decision to execute Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots. Publicly, the Tudor queen had a strong aversion to beheading Mary Stuart, but her personal insights depict hostility to the fellow queen. Elizabeth sitting on a throne made of silk from Asia, in reference to England’s colonial power. The Armada portrait was a public display