Articles tagged with: Christian

Did the Ten Commandments exist before Moses?

UCG IA Bible Insights June 2 2022

Did the Ten Commandments exist before Moses?

Many assume the Ten Commandments were abolished by Christ's death, but they are still relevant and a guide to the way we should live.
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Was the Sabbath changed in the New Testament?

UCG IA Bible Insights May 12 2022

Was the Sabbath changed in the New Testament?

If the Sabbath was abolished or changed by the early Church there should be clear evidence of this dramatic shift in the New Testament writings.

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What does the Bible say about being a vegetarian?

UCG IA Bible Insights April 28 2022

What does the Bible say about being a vegetarian?

Is vegetarianism wrong? What can we learn the Bible about what is acceptable to eat?

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How Easter replaced the biblical Passover

UCG IA Bible Insights April 14 2022

How Easter replaced the biblical Passover

The Bible contains no record of the New Testament Church observing Easter or Lent during the time of the apostles, nor does it contain any direction for their observance.

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Sex outside of marriage: What’s the big deal?

UCG IA Bible Insights March 24 2022

Sex outside of marriage: What’s the big deal?

The 20th century saw dramatic changes in attitudes toward what is considered to be proper sexual behaviour, aided by easy availability of birth-control pills.

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Self esteem - Should a Christian seek it?

UCGia Bible Insights March 3 2022

Self esteem - Should a Christian seek it?

The right kind of confidence is based on an accurate perception of our self-worth, and the Bible has a great deal to say about how we are to think of ourselves.

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Why are so many abandoning Christianity?

UCGia Bible Insights February 3 2022

Why are so many abandoning Christianity?

Organized Christianity is in significant decline. Church attendance is plummeting and many people are rejecting biblical standards of behaviour.

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Grace and Law: Why are they inseparable?

UCG IA Bible Insights June 2 2022

Grace and Law: Why are they inseparable?

The word 'grace' is regularly used by some religious people as if it replaces the need to obey God's law.
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Pentecost: A spiritual game-changer

UCG IA Bible Insights May 5 2022

Pentecost: A spiritual game-changer

On the day of Pentecost let us remember the first time mankind as a whole, had access to the mind of God, and a more complete understanding of spiritual things.

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Are Christians once saved always saved?

UCG IA Bible Insights April 21 2022

Are Christians once saved always saved?

Can the doctrine of “once saved, always saved” be proven from Scripture?

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Why did Christ have to die?

UCG IA Bible Insights April 7 2022

Why did Christ have to die?

Christ set aside His divinity, willingly surrendering it and sacrificing His life, so we humans could have the opportunity to live forever.

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Are you putting off salvation?

UCG IA Bible Insights March 17 2022

Are you putting off salvation?

As understanding of the Bible increases many come to the point when they make the important decision about an eternal commitment to God.

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Children and the Bible

UCGia Bible Insights February 17 2022

Children and the Bible

If you are involved with children as a parent, friend or relative, you may be wondering how to effectively teach them to love and obey the Word of God.

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Are you pressing the spiritual snooze button?

UCG IA Bible Insights May 19 2022

Are you pressing the spiritual snooze button?

Physical sleep is essential to function effectively, but the Bible tells us that spiritual sleep can be dangerous.

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What is the unpardonable sin?

UCG IA Bible Insights May 5 2022

What is the unpardonable sin?

Jesus Christ's perfect sacrifice can cover any sin, so what could make a sin so bad God wouldn't forgive it?

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The last words of Christ

UCG IA Bible Insights April 14 2022

The last words of Christ

Jesus Christ is the most profound example of someone whose final words and actions changed history for the better.

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Spiritual lessons in foot washing

UCG IA Bible Insights April 7 2022

Spiritual lessons in foot washing

Why did Christ washed His disciples’ feet and tell us to follow His example?

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Modesty

UCGia Bible Insights March 10 2022

Modesty

How we dress may not seem all that important, but what does God say about modesty and the clothes we wear?

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St. Valentine, cupid and Jesus Christ

UCGia Bible Insights February 10 2022

St. Valentine, cupid and Jesus Christ

On February 14 each year millions of people exchange tokens and messages of love and affection on Valentine's Day. But where and how did these customs begin?

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Examples of living faith

UCG IA Bible Insights May 12 2022

Examples of living faith

One way to gain a better understand of faith is to consider the men and women of the Bible who trusted and obeyed God, placing their lives in His hands.

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The Rock was Christ

UCG IA Bible Insights April 28 2022

The Rock was Christ

The Apostle Paul’s phrase—“and that Rock was Christ” (I Cor 10:4)— reveals an amazing truth of the Bible.

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What does the Feast of Unleavened Bread mean for Christians?

UCG IA Bible Insights April 14 2022

What does the Feast of Unleavened Bread mean for Christians?

"The symbolism of the biblical festivals, outlined in Leviticus 23, very importantly points to the life and mission of Jesus Christ."

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The Jesus so few know

UCG IA Bible Insights March 24 2022

The Jesus so few know

If we compare many modern-day Christian beliefs with what Jesus and His disciples taught we could conclude much of mainstream Christianity has lost it way.

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Prayer, a tool for spiritual growth

UCGia Bible Insights March 3 2022

Prayer, a tool for spiritual growth

Jesus related a parable about prayer in which He talks about a judge who “does not fear God nor regard man.”

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What is Hell?

UCGia Bible Insights February 3 2022

What is Hell?

There are many incorrect ideas taught in Christian churches about hell. It's important to know what the Bible actually says about this important subject.

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