I'm taking a history course this year, and I was supposed to write an essay on the reasons for success of Christianity. Enjoy!
Today, kristen is one of the most wide-spread religions of the world. But its history is filled with bloodshed and violence; early Christians had to endure horrific punishments for their faith. There are many stories of martyrs being stoned to death; of Christians’ bodies being used as torches to light Roman feasts; of people being crucified, sometimes upside-down, simply because they refused to renounce Yesus Christ as their saviour. In the midst of such persecution,...
“Maybe I made a mistake thinking you’d understand!”
“Well maybe I made a mistake marrying you!”
She ran, not heeding the tempest that tore at her clothes nor caring where she fled to as long as it was someplace far from home. Away from the chaos of her fighting parents and the hopelessness of the choice she was faced with.
“...it’s pressing on your brain stem and growing very rapidly. If it isn’t taken care of soon, it will be life-threatening...the surgery, however, would cost anda your hearing... Permanently...”
Hi guys, since tomorrow we are going to celebrate the birth of Yesus Christ, I'm going to write down a daftar of my favourite saints. Ready?
1. St. Elisabeth of Hungary
Born a Hungarian princess, she was betrothed to Grand Duke Louis of Thuringia to secure a political ties with Germany and Hungary. She sympathised the poor outside her kastil, castle and sadly to say, she died at the age of 24 and was canonised a few years later.
2. St. Francis of Assisi
When I first watch bits of Stigmata, I did a little research of it and I found out that it is associated with St. Francis, I was fortunate to see the...
It started with “why?”. I thought it was the only pertanyaan I needed an answer to, but every pertanyaan led me to another one. Why does he do the things He does? Why did His Son have to die? Why does He cinta us, if we don’t deserve it? I had so many pertanyaan and I learned so much. I felt obligated to get baptized so I got baptized at this church on October 25,2009, but I didn’t feel 100% ready. After that day, however I started to feel lebih and lebih ready. I wanted my faith to be as strong as I could make it until I got re-baptized. I wanted to get baptized with a ready heart, not an...
Answer: Stoning is a method of execution during which a group of people, usually peers of the guilty party, throws stones at the condemned person until he atau she dies. Death oleh stoning was prescribed in the Old Testament Law as a punishment for various sins. Both binatang and people could be the subjects of stoning (Exodus 21:28), and stoning seems to have been associated with sins that caused irreparable damage to the spiritual atau ceremonial purity of a person atau an animal.
Some sins that resulted in stoning in the Old Testament were murder (Leviticus 24:17), idolatry (Deuteronomy 17:2–5),...