Faith Essays (Examples)

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The First Epistle Of John

Pages: 14 (4271 words) Sources: 10 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:39027303

Main Idea and Outline
1 John 5:13-21: John concludes his letter with a few parting thoughts on the faith of the believers and the confidence they should have in God, as well as encouragement to avoid sin and idolatry, pray for sinners, … true Son of Jesus Christ.
I. John describes why he wrote the epistle (v. 13)
II. John explains why his audience should have faith (vv. 14-15)
III. John urges his audience to pray for sinners that they might convert and identifies a difference between two types of … does not lead to Death (v. 17)
c. John also alludes to life of grace that exists in the soul when one is faithful to God (vv. 18-19)
IV. John concludes with words of encouragement to his audience that be convinced of the truth that is Christ …
Introduction
1 John 5:13-21 serves as the conclusion of John’s first……

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Bibliography

1 John 5:13-21

Akin, Daniel L. 1, 2, 3 John (NAC). Nashville: Broadman& Holman, 2001.

Balz, Horst and Gerhard Schneider, eds. Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament, 3 vols. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990-93.

Derickson, Gary W. 1, 2 and 3 John (EEC). Bellingham, WA: Lexham and Logos Bible Software, 2014.

Duvall, J. Scott, and J. Daniel Hays. Grasping God\\\\\\'s Word: A hands-on approach to reading, interpreting, and applying the Bible. Zondervan Academic, 2012.

Harris, Stephen L., Understanding the Bible (Palo Alto: Mayfield, 1985) \\\\\\"1 John,\\\\\\" p. 355–356

Parker, D. C. An Introduction to the New Testament Manuscripts and Their Texts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance: New American Standard Bible. Updated ed. La Habra: Lockman Foundation, 1995.  http://www.biblestudytools.com/concordances/strongs-exhaustive-concordance/

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Principles Of Organization From Early Christianity Applied To Management

Pages: 6 (1911 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:30570271

… can be applied to a contemporary organization today.
Organizational Structure
The early Church communities existed within a hierarchical structure though in terms of faith everyone was viewed as equal—for as Brown (1981) points out, “differences of class and education played no significant role” in the development of … role” in the development of these communities and the religious rituals that they partook in (p. 19). What united these people was their faith in the vision and the mission of the Church. Just like any organization today is full of diverse workers who unite and rally … and monks). The Church leaders were granted a great deal of authority in overseeing these communities because it was through them that the faith was taught and the vision communicated and the sacraments received and the rituals conducted.
These communities also operated under a basic economic system … The money was laid at……

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References

Brown, P. (1981). The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Daft, R. L. (2013). Organization theory & design. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning.

De Vries, M. F. K. (1998). Charisma in action: The transformational abilities of Virgin\\\\\\'s Richard Branson and ABB\\\\\\'s Percy Barnevik. Organizational Dynamics, 26(3), 7-21.

Henry, M. (n.d.). Acts 4 Matthew Henry\\\\\\'s Commentary. Retrieved from  http://biblehub.com/commentaries/mhc/acts/4.htm 

Kotter, J. P. (2012). Accelerate! Harvard Business Review, 90(11), 44–58.

Price, J. (2012). Structured to Flourish: Organization Design Lessons from the Early Church. Journal of Strategic Leadership, 4, 42-47.

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Employee Treatment In The Workplace

Pages: 6 (1926 words) Sources: 10 Document Type:Essay Document #:40062919

...Faith Fair treatment of workers is a priority for any employee given that it is a right guaranteed by the Constitution and protected by labor laws. Since this right is protected by the Constitution and existing federal and state laws, employers face the need to establish work settings and procedures the ensure all employees are treated in a fair and equal manner. Existing labor laws protect employees from discrimination, unfair treatment, retaliation, and other work-related issues. For this large company, making business decisions in consideration of employment protections is essential toward ensuring fair treatment of employees. The significance of fair treatment of all employees in this large company with respect to applicable federal antidiscrimination laws, federal health and safety laws, and state laws is discussed.
Recent Federal Legislative Protections/Laws
Workplace discrimination is a term used to refer to any practice or procedures in the working environment that seek to segregate an……

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References

Coble, C. (2015, June 11). Can Undocumented Immigrants Get Workers’ Comp? Retrieved March 12, 2020, from  https://blogs.findlaw.com/injured/2015/06/can-undocumented-immigrants-get-workers-compensation.html 

Grabell, M. & Berkes, H. (2018, February 7). Florida Bill Seeks to Stop Arrests of Injured Immigrant Workers. National Public Radio. Retrieved March 12, 2020, from  https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/02/07/583995647/florida-bill-seeks-to-stop-arrests-of-injured-immigrant-worker s

Jennings, M. (2018). Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment (11th ed.). Mason, OH: Cengage Learning.

Lenard, P.M. (1987). Unjust Dismissal of Employees at Will: Are Disclaimers a Final Solution? Fordham Urban Law Journal, 15(2), 533-565.

Lindsay, D.C. & Moore, L.M. (2011). State and Federal Leave Laws: How Recent Legislative Changes Have Complicated Leave Administration. Employment Relations Today, 38(1), 77-90.

Macgillivray, E.D., Beecher, H.J.M. & Golden, D. (2010, December). Legal Developments – Recent Action, Federally and in the Workplace. Global Business and Organizational Excellence, 73-81.

Mello, J.A. (2019, August 9). Why the Equal Pay Act and Laws Which Prohibit Salary Inquiries of Job Applicants Can Not Adequately Address Gender-Based Pay Inequity. SAGE Open, 9(3),  https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244019869106 

Muhl, C.J. (2001, January). The Employment-at-will Doctrine: Three Major Exceptions. Monthly Labor Review, 3-11. Retrieved from Bureau of Labor Statistics website:  https://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2001/01/art1full.pdf

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Natural Law In Catholic Social Teaching

Pages: 11 (3338 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:14149927

… the Poor and Vulnerable, which highlights the need for charity for the underserved; 5) Solidarity, which refers to the need for peace, justice, faith and charity to be interwoven into human actions around the world; 6) Care for God’s Creation, which emphasizes the value of taking care ……

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Bibliography

Barton, George Aaron. A critical and exegetical commentary on the book of Ecclesiastes. Vol. 17. Scribner, 1908.

Hunt, Lynn. \\\\\\"Introduction: The Revolutionary Origins of Human Rights.\\\\\\" In The French Revolution and Human Rights: A Brief History with Documents, 2nd Edition, edited by Lynn Hunt, 1-31. Boston: Bedford, 2016 National Assembly. “Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, 26 August 1789.”

Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite. Accessed November 4, 2019. http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/exhibits/show/liberty--equality--fraternity/item/3216

Pope, Stephen J. “Natural Law in Catholic Social Teachings.”  https://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/centers/boisi/pdf/f09/Pope_Natural_Law_In.pdf 

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, “Seven Themes of Catholic Social Teaching,”  http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/what-we-believe/catholic-social-teaching/seven-themes-of-catholic-social-teaching.cfm 

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Depression In The Military

Pages: 11 (3156 words) Sources: 11 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:55497619

… state of depression with no way of getting out.
The spiritual factors of depression can include a loss of hope, a loss of faith, or a loss of a sense of charity or love—i.e., the sense of or value in showing empathy, sympathy or care to other … or love—i.e., the sense of or value in showing empathy, sympathy or care to other persons (Bonelli, Dew, Koenig, Rosmarin & Vasegh, 2012). Faith, hope and charity are also known as theological virtues, which means they are ultimately related to the essence of God. Faith is rooted in the memory and is based on reason: one hears the message of salvation and responds by believing; hope is rooted … act of the will and it depends upon hope (as opposed to despair), that is to say it depends upon the belief (the faith) that there is something good awaiting the good……

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Bonde, J. P., Utzon-Frank, N., Bertelsen, M., Borritz, M., Eller, N. H., Nordentoft, M., ... & Rugulies, R. (2016). Risk of depressive disorder following disasters and military deployment: systematic review with meta-analysis. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 208(4), 330-336.

Bonelli, R., Dew, R. E., Koenig, H. G., Rosmarin, D. H., & Vasegh, S. (2012). Religious and spiritual factors in depression: review and integration of the research. Depression research and treatment, 2012.

Casey Jr, G. W. (2011). Comprehensive soldier fitness: A vision for psychological resilience in the US Army. American Psychologist, 66(1), 1.

Dolphin, K. E., Steinhardt, M. A., & Cance, J. D. (2015). The role of positive emotions in reducing depressive symptoms among Army wives. Military Psychology, 27(1), 22-35.

Griffith, J., & West, C. (2013). Master resilience training and its relationship to individual well-being and stress buffering among Army National Guard soldiers. The journal of behavioral health services & research, 40(2), 140-155.

Kang, H. K., Bullman, T. A., Smolenski, D. J., Skopp, N. A., Gahm, G. A., & Reger, M. A. (2015). Suicide risk among 1.3 million veterans who were on active duty during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Annals of epidemiology, 25(2), 96-100.

Maslow, A. H. (1943). A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review, 50(4), 370.

Reivich, K. J., Seligman, M. E., & McBride, S. (2011). Master resilience training in the US Army. American Psychologist, 66(1), 25.

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Theism And The Moral Argument

Pages: 11 (3193 words) Sources: 3 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:32872904

… argument is that one can be moral without believing in God, but of course the argument is a bit of a non-sequitur. Where faith is concerned is a different matter altogether. The issue that theist philosophers have is that morality itself cannot have come from anywhere else … words, the naturalist or atheist may have moral beliefs—but they are not justified by anything other than the individual’s own subjective opinion. If faith (belief) rests upon reason, where is the reason for the naturalist’s belief in morality? The naturalist may say that the reason is in … and reason. Knowledge is that which is obtained by consenting to the facts, and it is the step that leads to transformation and faith, itself based upon reason. The moral argument thus must inevitably come down to theism. Without God, there can be no morality, for the ……

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Bibliography

Baggett, David and Jerry Walls. God and Cosmos. Oxford University Press, 2016.

Baggett, David and Jerry Walls. Good God: The Theistic Foundations of Morality. Oxford University Press, 2011.

Evans, Stephen. God and Moral Obligation. Oxford University Press, 2013.

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Biblical Mysteries

Pages: 8 (2451 words) Sources: 15 Document Type:Essay Document #:22562699

… and will can reveal the hidden meanings or mysteries of the Divine (Murphy & Murphy, 2002). Christianity argues that it is only through faith and reason and because of Divine Grace can humans grasp the mysteries of the Divine and acquire complete union with the Living God … God via analytical knowledge or reason and that whatever human beings do not know via natural reason or logic, they can know via faith and revelation. And that whatever human beings cannot get by their own natural abilities they can get via God’s grace and hence through ……

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References

Addington, J. E. (1969). The Hidden Mystery of the Bible. DeVorss & Company.

Ahn, E., & Kang, H. (2018). Introduction to systematic review and meta-analysis. Korean journal of anesthesiology, 71(2), 103.

Beale, G. K., & Gladd, B. L. (2014). Hidden but now revealed: A Biblical theology of mystery. InterVarsity Press.

Catholic Church. (1997). Catechism of the Catholic Church: Revised in accordance with the official Latin text.  Promulgated by Pope John Paul II (2nd edition). Washington, D.C.: United States Catholic Conference.

Cook, D. J., Mulrow, C. D., & Haynes, R. B. (1997). Systematic reviews: synthesis of best evidence for clinical decisions. Annals of internal medicine, 126(5), 376-380.

Florovsky, G. (1972). Bible, church, tradition: an Eastern Orthodox view (Vol. 1). Nordland Publishing Company.

Jeffrey, G. R. (2013). Unveiling Mysteries of the Bible. WaterBrook.

Katz, S.T. (1978). Language, Epistemology, and Mysticism. New York, Oxford University Press.

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How To Start A Business According To Christian Principles

Pages: 5 (1621 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Case Study Document #:36269091

… darkness?” (2 Corinthians 6:14-18). St. Paul delivers this warning because he sees it necessary to remind Christians that they should not compromise their faith for the sake of some perceive worldly good, whether it be to obtain a spouse or to have a stake in a business. … it be to obtain a spouse or to have a stake in a business. For Shania, her goal is to promote the Christian faith in her work, so she would not be compromising her faith by allowing Carlos to work there; she would be showing charity to her neighbor and giving him a Christian environment and influence that … should teach one that.
Starting a business does not have to be an overwhelming process. If one stays grounded and rooted in the faith, one can overcome all obstacles. The right course of action will always show. The light of the faith……

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References

Kenton, W. (2019). Limited partner. Retrieved from https://www.investopedia.com/terms/l/limited-partner.asp

Murray, J. (2019a). How to file articles of organization. Retrieved from  https://www.thebalancesmb.com/how-to-file-articles-of-organization-for-an-llc-397776 

Murray, J. (2019b). Which business type is best? Retrieved from  https://www.thebalancesmb.com/which-business-type-is-best-for-my-company-397542 

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Israel And Palestine A Problem Of Two Cultures

Pages: 8 (2387 words) Sources: 2 Document Type:Creative Writing Document #:95223232

… hypocritical and unchristian that I was shocked to find Christians here in Bethlehem who still found joy in life and calmly expressed their faith in God. To see the Israelis treating the people on the West Bank with such contempt, illegally building settlements, bulldozing their acreage and … the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal…if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing…. Love is patient and kind; love gdoes not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. … to others so that everyone can participate in the light of truth.
Act (p. 52): What urgent steps must leaders in your local faith community take to empty themselves of privilege for the sake of the disempowered? How can they demonstrate the church’s commitment to exposing deceptive … demonstrate the church’s commitment to……

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Works Cited

Keum, Jooseop, ed. Together towards life: Mission and evangelism in changing landscapes: With a practical guide. World Council of Churches Publications, 2013.

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Textual Reliability Of The New Testament

Pages: 9 (2590 words) Sources: 13 Document Type:Essay Document #:65876763

… than from the standpoint of both logical inference and deduction. This topic is relevant for today’s world because it affects the question of faith and whether it can be possible. Faith should rest upon reason—but if one believes that the text of the New Testament is unreliable one has no reason to believe in … its message of redemption. On the other hand, if one can show that the New Testament has textual reliability, one can support the faith. Ehrman believes that scholarship should be conducted regardless of faith and that if the scholarship leads one away from the faith then one must not fault the scholarship. However, this paper will show that in Ehrman’s case he misleads himself into putting his faith in scholarship rather than in the words of the New Testament. In other words, he abandons his youthful conclusion that the New Testament … In other……

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Bibliography

Aland, Kurt and Barbara. The Text of the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987.

Comfort, Philip W. Encountering the Manuscripts: An Introduction to New Testament Paleography and Textual Criticism. Broadman and Holman, 2005.

Ehrman, Bart. Jesus, Interrupted. HarperCollins e-book.

Ehrman, Bart. “The Use and Significance of Patristic Evidence for NT Textual Criticism,” in Aland, Barbara, ed. New Testament Textual Criticism, Exegesis, and Early Church History. Kampen: Pharos, 1994.

Epp, Eldon J. and Gordon D. Fee. Studies and Documents: Studies in the Theory and Method of New Testament Textual Criticism. Eerdmans, 1993.

Green, Bradley. Shapers of Christian Orthodoxy. IL: Inter-Varsity Press, 2010.

Irenaus, “Against Heresies,” Gnosis.org.  http://gnosis.org/library/advh1.htm 

Kruger, Michael. Canon Revisited: Establishing the Origins and Authority of the New Testament. IL: Crossway, 2012.

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