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Religious Literature

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From the Bible, Quran and Torah to modern day fiction, religious literature encompasses a vast array of genres.
Some scholars have dated Jesus' ministry beginning in 27 AD and  ending in 31 AD. The Good Samaritan parable was during these dates.
A proverb is a few lines saying based on common sense and practical  sense regarding life experiences. They are usually a metaphor.
Hello, which of Tolstoy's works are you referring to please?
it means that you are to afraid of overdoing something basically the quote is telling you your not being a man because you want to show a great impression
Parables, similar to fables are stories meant to teach a lesson in  morality.
A Doctorate of Philosophy is bestowed upon a candidate who has  rigorously studied, tested, researched, written about, and defended  the results of a particular subject, in this instance, Bible  Studies. A Ph.D may take between two and six years or so to  complete. Beware of anyone who completes...
Jesus shared the illustration of the "Good Samaritan" in answer to  a man who inquired of him, "Who really is my neighbor?" Jesus had  previously stated the it was necessary to love one's neighbor in  order to obtain everlasting life. The individuals in the  illustration were not reminiscent of...
It means that we should work on self-improvement rather thanavoidance. We are going to face difficult things in life, and we are going tohave to get through them... instead of wishing we could run away ortrying to avoid problems by doing them halfway, we should work onimproving ourselves so that we...
The parable of the prodigal son made me smile
golden temple ,amritsarwe also called that harminder sahib
An epic catalogue.
a proverb is a short fluent saying that is used to express a spacific situation based on the cumulative experience of the nation.
The parable is a story it did not actually happen.   Maybe Jesus was somewhere in Judea when He told the story Luke  chapter 10 because later on in the chapter He is in Bethany, but we  cannot be sure about that.
I just agree with it .See because one is handicap it does not mean that he or she cannot be a success full one .If his bodies part are not working then it does not mean he cannot study or do job .If he have self confidence he can do anything .He can be an good example for people and also can be a...
The prodigal son was written by Luke and the prodigal son was written in 40 A.D.
To say that the Jewish and Samaritan people didn't like each other would be putting it mildly. Therefore, having the "hero" of the parable be a Samaritan was quite a shock. In addition, note that the priest (who should have been a "good guy") didn't offer to help the injured man at all - same for...
The Book of Mormon contains many of the same names for Jesus Christ as there are in the Bible. The only way to get an accurate count would be to read the entire book, as no exhaustive list is available online. Names commonly used for Jesus in the Book of Mormon are:ChristMessiahJesusLight and life...
Noah went and took a wife, and he chose Naamah the daughter of  Enoch, and she was five hundred and eighty years old.    - Book of Jasher 5:15    Most experts on the subjects would agree that her name was probably  Naamah (Haykel or Titea are also remote possibilities) The name of  the...
It is all about patience... there will always reward for your patience
Jesus Christ is right in the middle of world history. Our way of recording the years centres a round his birth. In the Julian and Gregorian calendar we label years AD or BC. AD denotes years after the birth of Christ and BC denotes years before the birth of Christ. There is no year zero in this...
In Luke chapter 10 we are told the lawyer was testing Jesus.....    Luke 10:25 And behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tested Him,  saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"    ......maybe to see if Jesus understood the law, or whether He would  say any thing contrary...
Another answer: In Greece the most famous example is  Socrates.
It is considered the 'Preface' to the Doctrine and Covenants. Which reads in the last verses, "Search these commandments, for they are true and faithful, and the prophecies and promises which are in them shall all be fulfilled." (D & C 1:37)
The parable of the white path - a Buddhist parable   The Emperor's news clothes.   The Rooster Prince. - a Hasidic parable
people protect their personal privacy by wearing a public mask.
Late to bed and late to rise makes a man unhealthy, poor and foolish.
Possibly this could be the parable of the Good Samaritan in the  Bible.    This is found in the New Testament in the book of Luke chapter 10  verse 30.    Briefly the story is about a robbery-victim (almost certainly a  Jew) who lay half dead on the road to Jericho. A Jewish priest and ...
== The meaning of the name nagaraju is the god's name and the people who believe the god nagarju they will keep this name ==
The miracle of the virgin birth of Jesus Christ has perplexed many people, and actually has kept them from accepting the truth of Christianity. However, the Bible declares that God decided His Son would have a miraculous entrance into humanity. Seven hundred years before the birth of Christ, the...
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, The Power of Now, The Way ofZen, Transformations, Jing Si Aphorisms, Ikkyu, Mahayana Tradition,and many many others. (More than 100,000 known texts.)
The proverb means that if people were given a second chance to redo certain areas of their life they would probably make better decisions than the decisions they had previously made. This proverb is similar to the one that goes "I wish I knew then what I know now," since if the person knew in the...
That reminds me of the cliche "Pot calling the kettle black".
It all really depends on the curse. But most can be broken with the power of love. Some are broken by going to a witch or wizard in some cases, but it all depends on what the writer of the story or what you think.
The Book of Mormon mentions Korihor who was a skeptic and believed: "... there could be no atonement made for the sins of men, but every man fared in this life according to the management of the creature; therefore every man prospered according to his genius, and that every man conquered according...
 The shortest proverb in the world is: "To do,  go." The author of the said proverb is Rummel Pinera. Rummel Pinera  is a Filipino blogger, poet and writer. The proverb was published  in a book authored by Mr. Pinera called "Comments And Opinions".  Rummel Pinera is from the Philippines and he...
this is directed back to the food change where the cat is higher the mouse and that mice are able to do what they want in the house when the cats are not around.
It means that when you don't see someone for a long time, you missthem more and more every day and remember mostly positive qualitiesabout this person. This applies strictly to something you wouldlike back. The mind has a tendency to remember the good times andwants to relive those experiences. When...
Moses is an epic hero due to his importance to the nation of  Israel. He is deemed as a hero because he comes from unusual  origins, he stands up to the Eygptians, he trusts God, who acts as  his "sidekick" (even though Moses is really Gods sidekick). Moses  is alone in the fact that no one...
it is average, it is wealthy though... but they have expensive  fortresses that they hid in when Vikings attached so they are very  super rich 
Good question. The regular scripture search tool on the LDS website doesn't work for that one because "and" isn't a significant word... so it ignores it.. The best I can do for you is estimate... so, I counted the number of instances of the word "and" on several random pages in the Book of Mormon...
Don't try to do everything on your own.
Jesus' disciples asked Him this question: And the disciples came and said to Him, "Why do You speak to themin parables?" He answered and said to them, "Because it has been given to you toknow the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has notbeen given. -- Matthew 13:10,11 In His...
By being "being born again, and made new creatures, and raised from being dead in sin, to a state of new."
This is a proverb in the Malay language - in literal translation, it means "Bit by bit, over time, it will accumulate into a mountain"
It is a wish that your life will continue to become happier as time passes.
It means that if one wishes for something great to be accomplished, he must first find the support and strength behind himself. Hope this helps.
without pain we cannot achieve our goal
The saying 'all that glitters is not gold' means that simply because something may appear priceless, pleasing or pretty, its no sign that without a doubt its worth having once its true nature has been discovered. Don't let appearances, and particularly attractive appearances, blind you to the...
Yes he was and he murdered and slaughtered entire populations in the name of god
You can't have your cake, and eat it!
St James son of Zebedee - incorrectly called the Greater, (theapostles haven't attached this appellation; James son of Zebedee orTheuda was born circa A.D.1, as sourced in James' Apocalypse, sothe appellation 'greater', in terms of age to James the Less isincorrect) - is recorded as being martyred...
Think ancient Greece. There, around 1000 BC the goat was an animal sacred to the god Dionysius, a god of fertility (sex) and wine (which led to drunkenness). Dionysius used to hang around with creatures called satyrs, half-men and half-goats. You've probably seen pictures of them. The god Pan was...
He suggests that everyone has their own black veil (being secret sin which he alludes to in his first sermon) whether they publicly display it, recognize it, or do nothing about it.
sor juana ines de la cruz was born on November 1648
Psalm 118:8 says that it is better to trust the Lord than to trust people. It is also the middle verse in the Bible.
When Jesus tells this parable some Pharisees and scribes are also  listening:    Luke 15:1 Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew near to  Him to hear Him.   Luke 15:2 And the Pharisees and scribes complained, saying, "This  Man receives sinners and eats with them."   Jesus...
Describe the Buddha sceneWhen the Buddha wandered here and there for preaching, along the path he walked fruit tree blossom out of season, lovely aroma of sandal powder lent, flower fell from the sky and heavenly strain of music came from the sky. All this honored things happened because of his hard...
        The use of parables was a change   in Jesus' way of teaching in Matthew 13 v10 the disciples ask why he uses parables to   teach. Jesus' reply is that parables are   an effective method of revealing truth to the spiritual and the ready mindA parable is a story to...
Lord Guruvayurappa is Lord Maha Vishnu's image worshipped by Sri Krishna and got handed over to Uddhava, worshipped by all in Guruvayur , in Kerala.
The parable of the Sower is in Matthew 13:3-9. Then in Matthew 13:18-23 Jesus explains the parable of the Sower.When a person hears the Gospel or a message on how to come to God in salvation, their heart determines their understanding. 1) If you do not understand what is being said the devil (Satan)...
Sometimes I feel that it is God right by are side with his arms around us showing how much he loves us and giving us that great feeling that these goosebumps give us through the holy spirit. It's almost as if your son or daughter comes home from a long troubled day and you reassure them that you are...
According to the Dalai Lama, a sacred text is like an emergency letter from our beloved parents, friends or relatives. Therefore, any sacred text is important because it is a letter from your loved one, and you are supposed to execute the emergency action as per the specified requirements. ...
Right now there are only plans for it to show on Broadway in New York. If the show is successful it might go on tour to other places.
Yes. Elvis Presley did in fact read the Book of Mormon. He had many friends that were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) who introduced him to the book, including Ed Parker, Cricket Butler, and the Osmond Family. Elvis studied many...
The meaning of the proverb is that whatever you do comes back to  you in a good or bad way, depending on the kind of person you are.
Obviously whether or not members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) are cool is a matter of opinion. Members of the Church do not seek to be 'cool', they seek to do the right thing. They stand up for their morals and opinions whether it is...
I think the main thing a christian can learn from the parable of the sower ( Matthew 13) is:the sower intended to sow the seed in the soil he had prepared.     Seed grows well and bears fruit only in prepared soil, the human heart is not naturally good soil for the   gospel, no descendant...
It's a book in the bible. It's the last book in the old testament. Not sure what number exactly.
1. "Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your  own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will direct  your paths" (Proverbs 3:5:6).   2. "Can a man scoop fire into his lap and not be burned? Can he  walk on hot coals and not blister his feet? So it is with the...
The parable is in the Gospel of Luke chapter 15
Ireland would be regarded as a rich country, although it is going through a recession at present.
maths is nothing but the discipline of the mind
God is everywhere. Its people who make it good or bad.
The Book of Mormon is a book of scripture similar to the Bible. It is a record of the ancient inhabitants of the American continent, just as the Bible is a record of the ancient inhabitants of Israel and the surrounding area. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly...
Practical examples are more helpful in learning something than mere words.Examples appeal to our eyes. What we learn though eyes create deep impressions on our mind.What we hear through eyes may be forgotten.Man by nature imitates.A precept is an order or command. We learn to do a thing by watching...
The fourth book in the Book of Mormon is the Book of Enos.The books of the Book of Mormon (in order) are: 1 Nephi2 NephiJacobEnosJaromOmniWords of MormonMosiahAlmaHelaman3 Nephi4 NephiMormonEtherMoroni
The proverb 'time is money' means if you are wasting your time, you  are not making any money. Your time is valuable.
it means beggers can't be cryers
The father in the parable represents God. The youngest sonrepresents Israel and the oldest son represents the Pharisees andthe scribes. The symbol for heaven is the feast that the father gave when hisson returned. If Israel had accepted Jesus as their Messiah therewould have been rejoicing in heaven