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03/16/2007 / Essays

Luke, the author of Luke and Acts, openly reveals that he is writing his book based on research and not as a first person observer. Luke 1:3 says, “Therefore, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, it seemed good also to me to write an orderly account…

03/05/2007 / Essays

Contrary to the order of the Bible, it is believed that Matthew was actually written after Mark and follows the basic outline of Mark. As part of the “synoptic gospels”, the Gospel of Matthew is similar to the Gospel of Mark. For example, Matthew 9:2-17 closely follows Mark 2:1-22. The…

02/19/2007 / Essays

The Gospel of Mark, one of the 3 synoptic gospels, is believed to have been written by Mark. Mark was writing to the Greeks in the Roman Empire. The Gospel closely follows the last week of Christ’s life. Mark immediately opens up his letter by referring back to Isaiah 40:3…

12/01/2006 / Essays

“Mom, I’m going to see Terminator:3 Rise of The Machines, I’ll be back at 12.” “Jane, I don’t want you seeing that movie. It’s too violent.” “Oh mom, I know it’s not real. I would never act out anything I see in the movies.” Unfortunately, this battle has taken place…

10/20/2005 / Essays

INTRODUCTION Computers are now an integral part in our everyday lives. Over sixty percent of households have at least one computer. About forty percent of homes have an internet connection. (Thierer) Buying a computer can be a complicated process. While you can simply go into a computer store or an…

10/10/2005 / Essays

“She likes the way it’s pullin’ while we’re tillin’ up the land. She’s even kind of crazy ’bout my farmer’s tan. She thinks my tractor’s sexy.”L1 When you think of country is that what comes to your mind?1 The universal stereotype of country music is of rednecks, trucks, tractors, moonshine,…