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Bible Essay Examples

Bible Studies
That he did so with a single loaf of bread and a single fish, is metaphorically referring to the sustenance of faith.The school of Alexandria, however, would have us believe that Jesus indeed served the multitudes with but a loaf of bread and a single fish, and sustained their physical hunger. This serves the notion of the miraculous abilities of Jesus, ... Tags: Bible
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Bible Exegetical
The movement of the Israelites from Egypt to Canaan brought them into a close fellowship with Yahweh as well as becoming the paradigm of all redemptive work of God for all the generations of mankind. The book of Haggai2 also affirms what has been elaborated in the book of Zechariah chapter 10. He spoke of the restoration and remembrance of the people ... Tags: Bible, Commentary, Jehovah, King James, The Once and Future King
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Bible Exegitical
This is indeed a significant difference in the two translations. This is because while the NIV translation talks of restoring the ruins of the broken shelter of David, the KJN translation talks about the raising up of David’s ruins2. This is clearly a significant difference that can help us in getting the correct exegesis of this verse. Another difference ... Tags: Bible, Exegesis, Jonah, The Circular Ruins, The Poisonwood Bible
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Who Wrote the Bible
The hypothesis dominated biblical scholarship for much of the 20th century, and, although challenged by other models in the late 20th Century, its terminology and insights continue to provide the framework for modern theories including Friedman’s.Yet regarding its identity as the definitive word of God, Friedman makes no claims and in fact supports ... Tags: Bible, Elizabethan, Gospel of Mark, Moses, The Poisonwood Bible
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Essay
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Story from the bible
The book has undergone a great deal of scrutiny in terms of its authorship and dating. The Women’s Bible Commentary points out that the book was mentioned in 1 Clement in the first century, so it had to have been written prior to that time. Others, such as the New Jerome Biblical Commentary have discovered references in the writings of Clement of Alexandria, ... Tags: Bible
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Literature of the Bible
He also instructed Noah to bring enough food for his family and Noah obeyed everything God told him to do.When Noah had entered the ark, the heavens opened and heavy rain poured for forty days and nights. The deluge flooded the Earth and every high point; thus wiping everything on its face. The only living thing saved was what was on the ark with Noah. ... Tags: Bible, Boxing, Earth, Genesis, Genesis Flood, Noah
Pages: 9 (2250 words), Essay
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The Bible Among the Myths
He asserts that the definition of the word myth can determine its application. John Oswalt says that it is crucial to comprehend why it is necessary to force the Bible into the group of myth in modern time.The author suggests that there are three definitions that can describe myth. To begin, the etymological definition of myth emphasize on the untruthfulness ... Tags: Bible, Bacchae, Creation Myths, Greek Myth, Mythology, Worldview
Pages: 11 (2750 words), Research Paper
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Bible and the Odyssey
Out of his boldness, he discloses his actual character to the wounded son of Poseidon. In this way, he becomes the hero of prisoners of Poseidon, and the prisoner of sorts. The Odysseus men are supposed to die at the sea and Odyssey has to suffer more statuslessness and wandering (Niditch 47). Just like Genesis 12, Genesis 26 traces the pattern of deception ... Tags: Bible, Athena, Genesis, Odysseus, Odyssey Compare, Odyssey Disguise
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Common Theme of the Bible
They ate the forbidden fruit, and committed an act of the Fall (Genesis 3:6-7). The fall is not only tainted the human souls. It destroyed the heavenly harmony and world order. The kingdom of God had been lost. God damned people prophesying them painful earthly life, diseases, and death (Genesis 3:18-19). Further human sins and wickedness made God hate ... Tags: Bible, Atonement, Salvation, Exodus, Genesis, Original Sin
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Research Paper
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Bible Story
His starving brothers came to Egypt to buy grain; Joseph forgave them and took them in.Four hundred years after Joseph’s death, Exodus took place. God chose Moses to lead the slave Israelites out of Egypt by producing miracles, plagues, parting the Red Sea, and sending manna from heaven. These miracles enable the Israelites to escape Egypt. Then God ... Tags: Bible, Ephesians, Miracles, Ishmael, Jonah, Noah
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Star Wars and the Bible
In the movie that appears as if it has been replicated in the bible is Han Solo fall from grace, which reminds us of Adam and Eve fall from grace at the Garden of Eden. In the beginning we have Han Solo starting off as a smuggler and also showing his open skepticism to the Force. However, with time his skepticism withers significantly not because of ... Tags: Bible, Creation Story, Shawshank Redemption, Skepticism, The Poisonwood Bible
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Understanding the bible
It is He and not the kings, or prophets or even the gods that the kings worship who is in control. This is the main theme of the two books of Kings (Coogan, Brettler, Newsom, & Pheme, 2007.Another repeating theme in the book is that the wrongdoer is always punished. The image of God here is that of a judge and crimes are always punished. Even though ... Tags: Bible
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Understanding the bible
To them he promises the kingdom of heaven. This shows Jesus’ understanding that the grace of God is showered on one and all without reference to their personal merit.He expected his disciples to understand and accept this. He wanted them to accept it as a gift, as a child would. The dependency and need in a child was expected of the disciple. This, ... Tags: Bible
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Story from the bible 2
She is correct in her belief as she sneaks up behind him and the instant her hand touches his robe, her body is healed but she is doubly-marginal because she is a woman and because she is bleeding, but Jesus turns and speaks with her and blesses her anyway.Another form of a double-marginal woman was a woman who was also a foreigner. There are at least ... Tags: Bible
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Songs of Solomon (Bible)
Thus Ecclesiastes reflects his emptiness and questioning the worthiness of life.Chapters 1:2— Chapter 3:5 beautifully narrates the courtship of King Solomon and the Shulammite girl. Though, the Shulammite woman felt insecure because of her darkened skin brought by her taking care of their vineyard. It is significant to note that in this period of their ... Tags: Bible
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Story from the bible
Book of Judith tells the story of the pious and ascetic widow who takes on the public role of savior by deceiving and beheading the powerful enemy general, and the beautiful Judith has fascinated historians, artists, writers etc. Significantly, the interpretations by several important scholars has presented her as femme fatale, female warrior, feminist ... Tags: Bible
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The Enlightenment Bible As The Cultural Treasure
A post-theological Bible, which is a testament for a new religious age is build by the combination of pedagogues, philosophers’ literary critics, and the historians (Sheehan 57). These resulted to the Bible being forged to a literary text that changes the theological foundation of the Judeo-Christian culture. Finally, the Enlightenment provided the ... Tags: Bible, Age of Enlightenment, Enlightenment, Enlightenment Period, King James, Western Culture in English
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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The bible from Genesis to Revelations
God, in order to make pharaoh leave his people to go back to the Promised Land, did many wonders in Egypt. The wonders included the plagues that he brought to the Egyptians. When Pharaoh released the Israelites, God gave them directions and told them how to build the tabernacle and this marked the book of exodus.The book of Leviticus begins, but it ... Tags: Bible
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Favorite figure from the Hebrew Bible
After the Lord had told Satan and given him permission that, “all that he hath [is] in thy power; only upon himself put not forth thine hand, Satan went forth from the presence of the LORD.” (Interlinear Hebrew Bible. Job 1:12) And so Job’s troubles started pouring. In one day, several servants came to him telling him of the news that all the livestock ... Tags: Bible, All My Sons, Book of Job, Tornado, Ordinary Men
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Summary and Insights on Selected Bible Passages
King David committed adultery when he slept with Bathsheba, daughter of Eliam and wife of a Hittite soldier, Uriah 2 Sam 11: 5).  Wanting to have more of Bathsheba all for himself, he used his power to transfer Uriah to one of the fiercest battles that will ensure Uriah’s death. This hidden move by David displeased God.  Hence, Chapter ... Tags: Bible, Absalom Absalom, Christian Faith, Jonah, King David, Psalm
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Literature of the Bible
In order for the waters to recede, God sent a very strong wind over the earth surface and the Ark finally came to rest on the top of Mount Ararat. Noah finally opened the window and sent out a raven to go and test if the water had fully receded but it went on flying all over the earth after which he decided to send a dove which fly over the earth and ... Tags: Bible, Boxing, Genesis, Long Days Journey Into Night, Noah, Raven
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How does the Bible describe sin ( Hamartiology)
Basically, whether one is transgressing (surpassing the limitations) or missing the mark, one would primarily need to establish a limitation or a mark to surpass and miss. Therefore, Sin directly means to violate the laws (transgress) set by god and to neglect or ignore the targets (the way of proper/good life) set forth by god. The best portrayal of ... Tags: Bible, Apostle Paul, Original Sin, Selfishness, Seven Deadly Sins, Theology
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Comparing The Bible & Milton's Paradise Lost
Before giving further details about Paradise Lost’s similarities with the other two epics, it would be best to know beforehand Milton’s literary basis in writing Paradise Lost and that would be the Bible. The fall of man as accounted in Paradise Lost has some similarities and differences from the Biblical account of the entry of sin in earth. Being ... Tags: Bible
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Tower Bible and Tract Society Analysis
It is reasonable to conclude that the gospel may have written at Caesarea sometimes during Paul’s confinement there for about two years (56-58 C.The scripture passage found at Luke 11:1-13 was an event wherein Jesus was with his twelve disciples. While Jesus was praying, one of his disciples approached him and asked to teach them how to pray. ... Tags: Bible, Apostle Paul, Jesus Christ, Prayer, Psalm, Ten Commandments
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Exploring the Bible through literaty genre
Genisis 2: 22-23 of the material. “And the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man. And Adam said, “This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.” The literature was originally written in Hebrew and later on translated in English word ... Tags: Bible
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the creation of her bible
This approach had a personal and social impact on women in their affiliation and interaction with the church.Stanton and the committee had one specific reason as to the review of the bible’s content. The impact that the bible had on a woman in the western society was evidence of the need to ensure that the woman was well covered in the publication (Gabel ... Tags: Bible, Bach, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Feminist Criticism, The Poisonwood Bible
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Bible And Reconciliation
Through her organization, which she formed in 2007, she has managed to help thousands of displaced Christians throughout Iraq with food, shelter, and medicine. Through her activism and several media appearances on Fox News, News Max, and other several Christian radio programs, she has tirelessly managed to promote the cause of the Assyrian Christians ... Tags: Bible, Christians, Refugees, Bees, Ethnic Cleansing, Religious Persecution
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Women in the Bible and their Gender Roles
Even when the King’s daughter came across Moses, Moses’ mother accepted to take care of him (Giles, 2002). This depicts women as mothers besides being wives. In addition, the Bible describes women as those who prepare food for the family, provides a helping hand in the fields, sews, and sells merchandise amongst other functions, which are essential ... Tags: Bible
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Summary of the Books of the Bible/ The New Testament
Except the four Gospels, the Acts ,and the Revelation, all the others are written in the epistle form.( Fee , 56) and of these, the Pauline epistles as well as two and three John are “real letters” .( Fee , 56). Luke and the Acts can be seen as history and it is an excellent example of Hellenistic historiography. (Fee, 109) “Most of the local churches ... Tags: Bible
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Integrating the Bible in the High School Curriculum
The underlying rationale for this decision was that public schools represent the State, hence teaching the Bible in public schools amounted to the establishment of religion by the State, and violated the religious freedom guaranteed to every individual under the first Amendment of the United States Constitution. Therefore, the current belief is that ... Tags: Bible, Christian Faith, Dwight D Eisenhower, Flag Burning, Galileo, School Prayer
Pages: 28 (7000 words), Essay
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The Role of the Deity in the Hebrew Bible or the development of Satan in the Hebrew Bible
The reader sees that Job is a man who “feared God, and eschewed evil” (KJV,Job,1,1), who has been given a bountiful and prosperous life by his God. Satan is introduced early in the book through a series of tests by which God is to measure Job’s faith by taking away the abundance that he has given him; Satan acts as an agent of God in carrying out the ... Tags: Bible
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The Gospel of Matthew(Bible): Book Review
Like the other gospels, Matthew introduces the public ministry of Jesus with a summary of John the Baptist’s mission. After the temptation of Jesus, the gospel reports his teaching and miracles, locating all these in Galilee and its vicinity, excluding Jerusalem. It concludes with the final events and teaching of Jesus in Jerusalem, and centering ... Tags: Bible
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Compare Bible Literature to Some other type of religion literature
Both books are in agreement that the relationship between God/Allah and man is similar to that between a man and his servant; that Jesus Christ was born of the Virgin Mary (Gaudet et al.); that Jesus Christ never sinned {Hebrews 4:15 and 1 Peter 2:22 [Bible], Koran CRI-47ff}; that Jesus Christ performed many miracles (Pratte); that angels are messengers ... Tags: Bible
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Analysis of the Christian Bible - The Old and New Testament
God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them." (Genesis 1:26-27 RSV).In the same way, the New Testament states Jesus to be God. This presentation of God is shown to be humble, loving and mild. Every aspect of this God cherishes creation and is protective and caring about nature. This role of God ... Tags: Bible, Corinthians, Jesus Christ, Jesus, Old Testaments, Theology
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Comparative Paper Between the Bible and the Quran
The Noah of the Bible and the Noah of the Quran, at the transcendental levels, are one and the same. The Immutable Power was there, in the beginning, before all God’s creation; before Earth, before living beings, before all bodily life, before the invention of any language. The Bible declares: “In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God ... Tags: Bible, Creation Story, Genesis, Genesis Flood, Noah, Winston Churchill
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Cmaparison of Science , Creationism and the Bible
It can also be seen in Mans efforts to conquer Death itself, to achieve immortality. To do this, he had tried hard to preserve his physical body such as that achieved by the ancient Egyptians by mummification, a process that is hard to replicate even with todays scientific knowledge. The other massive effort was the search for the mythical Fountain ... Tags: Bible
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Exploring the Bible through literaty genre -order 1
Most of the times, people of other nationalities that have a different language rather than English would translate the meaning of the word based on their orientation. In such situation there emerges the problem that, and most of the time, the word that is translated would have a different meaning and bearing in the other languages.One good example ... Tags: Bible
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The New Jerusalem Bible
There, they did not formally adopt Baal; however, they substituted Yahweh at Baal’s sanctuary. This is because the native worship was a representation of fertility, something that was the most imperative issue within an agricultural society.The Israelite religion was conceived in the desert at Sinai with Moses as he led the Israelites to bring it into ... Tags: Bible, Ancient World, Exodus, Moses, The Poisonwood Bible
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Admission/Application Essay
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Compare the Bible to an epic story. What makes the Bible look like an epic How does it differ from the epic
They both presents an epic story that share similarities that indicate the story is derived from a common background. However, in Gilgamesh, the gods plan to eliminate all earthlings, but a god leaks out the secret, hence building the ark. However, this story is told differently in the bible where God chooses to salvage some humans. Evidently, the stories ... Tags: Bible, Epic of Gilgamesh, Genesis, Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh Hero, Noah
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The Bible and Archeology: The Petra Great Temple
The Great Temple owes some of its design from the Hellenistic influences, but Joukawsky believes there is a distinction of style from the Nabataeans. A horned alter and several betyls (stones that are said to house the essence of a deity) can be found within the structure, indicating the nature of the use of the building. Underneath the Great Temple ... Tags: Bible, Ancient World, Archaeology, Greek Architecture, Martha
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What is the significance of the Bible/the Scriptures for Christian theology
With time and words’ meaning change too, thus proving that language itself cannot be attributed to God, Who is infinite and full of possibilities. (Schneider, 1991, p. Approaching the Word of God only as metaphoric expression, although it is a root and a complex metaphor, includes many meanings such as God’s symbolic self-disclosure, sharing of life ... Tags: Bible, Church History, Covenant, Jewish and Christian Ways of Ordering Hebrew Scriptures, Theology
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The Image of Joseph in the Koran and the Bible
As a result, during his revelation of himself, Joseph insists that it was God who sent him to Egypt and not his brothers. This means that he has already forgiven his brothers. So the theme of God’s justice and care for his saints, goes side by side with the forgiveness theme, which develops with the maturity of the saint (The story of Joseph).In the ... Tags: Bible, Cinderella Story, Colonialism Joseph Conrads Heart of Darkness, Forgiveness, Marlow Joseph Conrads Heart of Darkness, Racism Joseph Conrads Heart of Darkness
Pages: 3 (750 words), Assignment
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Scientific Explanations of Natural Occurrences that were told to be Miracles throughout the Bible
It is possible to inquire whether there was another person who pretended to be Jesus. Irrespective of this view, to the ardent supporter of the Bible, these miracles are meant to explain how God works together with the world and man (Crook 596). Additionally, they believe that miracles are a clear explanation of the theistic God, which is Christianity. ... Tags: Bible, Miracles, Exegesis, Hellenistic Period, The Poisonwood Bible
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Why are there many translations of the bible is an advantage and disadvantage
Critiques hold that they entail the fifty falsified manuscripts deliberately corrupted by Eusebius to fulfil the order of neo-pagan emperor Constantine; the two manuscripts not only contradict each other numerously, but 99 per cent disagree with other Koine Greek manuscripts (“A concordance,” archive. Studying the version, there is rising doubt from ... Tags: Bible, Constantine, The Poisonwood Bible, Yoruba
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and its relation to the Bible
However, later in the story, Huck runs away with Miss Watson’s property, feels guilty for stealing, and believes he will go to hell for helping Jim escape (Berkove & Csicsila 81-85). Such kind of belief is believed to have been contributed by the teachings he got from Widow Douglas.Widow Douglas and Miss Watson are depicted as having a very controlled ... Tags: Bible, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Christians, Huckleberry Finn, Huck Finn, Lying
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Worship Not The Creature Animal Rights and the Bible by J.Y. Jones
Joness representation of the Apocalypse with the devastating role predatory animals will have on people will seem a bit radical, but was also described before by various authors. But there are chapters in the book that are worth reading for both Christians and non-Christians. They concern vegetarianism, the hierarchy of living beings, and the role ... Tags: Bible, Apocalypse, Creationism, Meat, Vegetarian Diet, Vegetarianism
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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Evolution of the characters portrayed in the Poisonwood Bible
She is a tomboy and easily befriends everyone.Adah, on the other hand, is a cripple from her mother’s womb. She cannot control her left side of her body. She for the first time finds acceptance in her life. In Africa, nothing is weird. The physical deformity is normal aspect of life here. The members of her family ... Tags: Bible, Congo, Scout, The Poisonwood Bible, Twins
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The story of Adam and Even in the Quran and the Christian Bible
Once in the Garden of Eden, the Bible states that God allowed them to feed from any tree in the garden in exception of one. This was known as the tree of knowledge of good and evil. Hereby, Adam and Eve were warned that they would die immediately if they ate from that tree(C. The Quran supports this theory by stating that Adam and Hawwa were cautioned ... Tags: Bible, Creation Story, Genesis, Original Sin, Quran
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Analysis of The Bible among the Myths - Unique Revelation or Just Ancient Literature by Oswalt John
God rewards and punishes at his own will.5 The capturing of Israel by Assyrians and Babylonians resulted in a crisis of faith. This resulted in the Israelites realization that the two different understanding of reality could not coexist. God’s work of punishing his unbelievable people is seen in the history of Assyrian and Babylonian conquests. ... Tags: Bible, Christian Worldview, Creation Myths, Greek Myth, Worldview
Pages: 11 (2750 words), Book Report/Review
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Bible Exegetical Paper on Luke 3:21-22
The passage is found at the ‘Galilean ministry’ gospel section. Prior to the passage is the early life narrative, of Jesus’ baptism as well as genealogy, and his triumph over the temptation of the devil. Luke also stressed Jesus’ divine Son-ship (3:21-22), and his relationship with the Holy Spirit (3:21-22).Luke’s introduction identifies the work as ... Tags: Bible, Baptism, Salvation, Gospel of Mark, Holy Trinity, Wordsworth
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