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Trick or Treat: Is it harmless?

UCGia Bible Insights October 24 2019

Trick or Treat: Is it harmless?

On the surface Hallowe'en can seem like some good fun for our children, but it's worth taking a closer look at the origins of this strange celebration.
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A shadow of things to come

UCGia Bible Insights September 26 2019

A shadow of things to come

Why are today's supposedly Christian holidays observed with so many rituals and customs that are not sanctioned anywhere in the Bible? Read how Roger found the answer.
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Christian living: Ordeal or adventure?
A Christian faces life's difficulties with the determination of a climber.

UCGia Bible Insights September 5 2019

Christian living: Ordeal or adventure?

For a few, God’s way of life is an ordeal to be endured rather than an adventure to delight in.
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Learning from the ants

UCGia Bible Insights September 5 2019

Learning from the ants

In the book of Proverbs God provides some important instruction for us citing the ways of the ants as an example.
Read 7:30
Disbelief in the Bible

UCGia Bible Insights August 1 2019

Disbelief in the Bible

The rapidly decreasing respect for the teachings of the Bible is having serious implications in society and on our everyday life.
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Racism and the Bible

UCGia Bible Insights July 25 2019

Racism and the Bible

Does nationality, lineage and race determine where we stand with God? Does the Bible gives clear guidelines concerning this important subject?
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Has God lost control?

UCGia Bible Insights July 18 2019

Has God lost control?

If God is all powerful and a God of love why is there so much pain and suffering in the world?
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Who’s telling you what to think?

UCGia Bible Insights July 11 2019

Who’s telling you what to think?

As you consider the veracity of newspapers reports, or information from television news programs and social media be sure to ask who's subtly influencing your beliefs and attitudes.
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Our need for the Holy Spirit
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UCGia Bible Insights June 6 2019

Our need for the Holy Spirit

What happens to a person when he or she receives the indwelling of the Holy Spirit as the followers of Jesus did on that great day of Pentecost?
Watch 28:26 Listen Read
Why Europe matters

UCGia Bible Insights June 6 2019

Why Europe matters

We should be concerned about what happens in Europe, because Bible prophecy indicates a European union will be at the center of future, end-time world events.
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Harry Potter and the Bible

UCGia Bible Insights May 16 2019

Harry Potter and the Bible

Children's books portraying a fictional young wizard called Harry Potter have become best sellers. Parents are pleased the stories encourage children to read, but are there other factors that need consideration?
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An addict's story

UCGia Bible Insights May 9 2019

An addict's story

A recovered addict reveals the underlying emotions and beliefs that trapped him into addiction at seventeen years of age, in the hope that it will help others.
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Did God create the Devil?

UCGia Bible Insights April 25 2019

Did God create the Devil?

Many Christians wonder if God created a being as evil as Satan. The Bible reveals the answer to this question.
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Is there air in your spare?

UCGia Bible Insights October 3 2019

Is there air in your spare?

You may be able to handle a flat tyre on your vehicle but more importantly, are you prepared to handle a “spiritual flat tyre” on the road to eternal life?
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Sex and the young christian

UCGia Bible Insights September 19 2019

Sex and the young christian

Sex sells and many young Christians are giving into society’s pressures, but what does the One who created sex have to say on the matter?
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Babylon stands against God
Pieter Bruegel's The Tower of Babel depicts a traditional Nimrod inspecting stonemasons. (https://en.wikipedia.org)

UCGia Bible Insights September 5 2019

Babylon stands against God

The prophetic book of Daniel foretells of a coming superpower, referred to as “Babylon the Great,” which will rise to dominate global events just before Jesus Christ returns.
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Biblical Villains: What can we learn from them?
'The Death of Jezebel' by Gustave Doré [Public domain]

UCGia Bible Insights August 1 2019

Biblical Villains: What can we learn from them?

The heroes of the Bible are held up as examples to Christians, but there are vital lessons for life we can also learn from the villains.
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Mass media and Bible prophecy

UCGia Bible Insights July 25 2019

Mass media and Bible prophecy

Amazingly Bible prophecy described the global media coverage we have today and also its negative consequences hundreds of years in advance.
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Joseph - A faithful servant
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UCGia Bible Insights July 18 2019

Joseph - A faithful servant

The story of Joseph is an example of enduring faith. Although God allowed Joseph to be severely tried, He also abundantly blessed him and his descendants.
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The Abortion Debate: What does God think?

UCGia Bible Insights July 18 2019

The Abortion Debate: What does God think?

Every day tens of thousands of abortions take place around the world. But how does God view the taking of the lives of the unborn? Let's take a look at what the Bible says.
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Should I watch that horror movie?

UCGia Bible Insights June 27 2019

Should I watch that horror movie?

How often have you been watching TV when something objectionable comes on and you end up watching it all the way through?
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Pentecost and the Church

UCGia Bible Insights June 6 2019

Pentecost and the Church

Pentecost is the annual observance of the anniversary of the beginning of Christianity under the New Covenant and, according Jewish tradition, this was also the day God gave the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai.
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Pressing the spiritual snooze button

UCGia Bible Insights May 16 2019

Pressing the spiritual snooze button

Our relationship with our Father in Heaven should be our first priority, but often we all struggle to fit an effective spiritual life into our busy 'to do' list. Here's some good advice.
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The Ten Commandments: a guide for life
'Moses Breaking the Tablets of the Law' by Rembrandt, 1659 Wikipedia.org

UCGia Bible Insights May 9 2019

The Ten Commandments: a guide for life

The Ten Commandments have been a guide for life for the patriarchs of the Old Testament, the apostles and disciples of the New Testament and Christians today.
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What's wrong with our human nature?

UCGia Bible Insights April 25 2019

What's wrong with our human nature?

The tendency of human beings to disobey God and exalt themselves indicates selfishness and pride are often the primary motives, rather than a desire to obey God.
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