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, Christentum 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 Jesus Christ as their saviour. In the midst of such persecution,...
Why Did the U.S. Government Purchase 30,000 Guillotines? Published on April 29, 2017 Melinda H
"And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was gegeben unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, oder in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years." ~ Revelation 20:4
Federal judge backs firing squads, guillotine for executions
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These are my Ansichten and thoughts about being a straight christian, but still supporting gay rights.
I wear a cross. It's a little golden kreuz with a tiny ruby in the middle, being I'm born in July, and that's my birthstone. It's a girt from my mom, and I might pass it on to the Weiter generation when I grow up. It's very special to me. I wear it all the time unless I'm swimming oder bathing. I wear it in performances (I'm an actress-to-be and I play violin at school). Even when I was in a play about the ancient greek gods, I wore it under my robes. My whole family is part italian, so we are mostly...
“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 Du your hearing... Permanently...”