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What is man that you are mindful of Him?

UCGia Bible Insights February 27 2020

What is man that you are mindful of Him?

Is there a purpose to human existence or are we just an accident of evolution?

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Matthew 28:19 and the Trinity?

UCGia Bible Insights February 13 2020

Matthew 28:19 and the Trinity?

The claim that Matthew 28:19 establishes the doctrine of the Trinity as one God in three persons goes far beyond the actual words of the verse.
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Passing your faith onto your children

UCGia Bible Insights January 2 2020

Passing your faith onto your children

Parents have a responsibility to teach their children about God and His Word and there are some proven, effective strategies to accomplish this.
Read 11:00
Kicking the Christmas habit

UCGia Bible Insights December 19 2019

Kicking the Christmas habit

If you have made the decision not to celebrate Christmas this year, breaking the news to friends and family can be a major concern.
Listen 19:30 Read
Does Colossians 2:16 abolish the annual holy days?

UCGia Bible Insights December 19 2019

Does Colossians 2:16 abolish the annual holy days?

The passage in Colossians 2:16, probably more than any other in the Bible, is interpreted by those who reject God's festivals as confirmation that the biblical feast days are unnecessary observances.
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What your clothes say about you

UCGia Bible Insights November 7 2019

What your clothes say about you

What steps can Christians take to achieve a modest, but attractive style of dress in an environment of increasingly extreme fashion?
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My almost huge mistake

UCGia Bible Insights October 31 2019

My almost huge mistake

Marriage is one of the most important decisions of our life and the right partner should share our spiritual journey and goals.
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The last annual festival of God

UCGia Bible Insights October 17 2019

The last annual festival of God

Most people believe those who die unsaved end up in hell to be tormented forever. This is one of the great deceptions of Satan and is simply not true.
Read 8:30
How the Holy Spirit helps us

UCGia Bible Insights October 3 2019

How the Holy Spirit helps us

We need help, through God's Spirit, to bring our thoughts, attitudes and actions into line with God's way of life.
Read 6:00
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?
Read 6:00
Jeroboam, King of Israel
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UCGia Bible Insights September 5 2019

Jeroboam, King of Israel

King Jeroboam made some mistakes during his reign over the northern ten tribes of Israel and similar approaches are still influencing us today.
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The frog in the pot

UCGia Bible Insights August 15 2019

The frog in the pot

How much are we unconsciously influenced by the values and opinions of society without really noticing it?
Read 8:00
Where did the idea of a Trinity come from?

UCGia Bible Insights July 25 2019

Where did the idea of a Trinity come from?

The Trinity doctrine is considered a basic biblical teaching, but paradoxically many theologians admit it is not mentioned in the Bible.
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What happens to me when I die?

UCGia Bible Insights February 13 2020

What happens to me when I die?

Dying is an inevitable part of human life. The Bible reveals God's plan for all humanity that has ever lived, but it may not coincide with what you have been taught.
Watch 28:26 Listen Read
Why were you born?

UCGia Bible Insights January 30 2020

Why were you born?

The Bible tells us that God created the earth and man with a specific—and awe-inspiring—purpose in mind.
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A New Year's challenge for you

Reg Wright, UCG Australia Bible Insights December 26 2019

A New Year's challenge for you

Read the experience of a couple who became convinced that the Sabbath Day was Saturday and not Sunday.
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Are Biblical Holy Days for New Testament Christians?
UCG's handy 5-year Holy Day reference calendar planner

UCGia Bible Insights December 19 2019

Are Biblical Holy Days for New Testament Christians?

It may surprise some sincere Christians to learn that the days labeled by many as “Old Testament Jewish days” are part of the legacy left to us by Jesus Christ and the apostles.
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Why be baptised?
The biblical practice of full immersion water baptism symbolises in one act, death, burial, and resurrection to a new life.

UCGia Bible Insights November 14 2019

Why be baptised?

Water baptism is one of Christianity’s most ancient practices and a crucial, life-changing decision for those who wish to follow God.
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The blessings of the Sabbath

UCGia Bible Insights November 7 2019

The blessings of the Sabbath

The Sabbath Day is a time for prayer, study and fellowship. However Christians differ as to whether the Sabbath should be observed on Saturday or Sunday.
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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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Teaching your children about God

UCGia Bible Insights October 17 2019

Teaching your children about God

Are the festivals of the Bible that Christ observed while on earth relevant for those who follow the teachings of Jesus Christ today? What can we learn from them?
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What commandments should Christians obey?

UCGia Bible Insights October 3 2019

What commandments should Christians obey?

Most churches and denominations believe Jesus taught Old Testament laws are no longer binding on Christians today, and that He departed from Old Testament teachings especially in regard to law.
Watch 28:26 Listen Read
Jesus Christ in Eternity

UCGia Bible Insights September 19 2019

Jesus Christ in Eternity

Jesus Christ asked His disciples before He was arrested and crucified, “Who do men say that I am?” The answer is vital to our understanding of our Saviour's message and sacrifice.
Read 13:00
Reincarnation: Is it biblical?

UCGia Bible Insights September 5 2019

Reincarnation: Is it biblical?

Do you think you may have lived a prior life as a different human being, or maybe as some other creature or animal?
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Beliefs of the New Testament Church

UCGia Bible Insights August 15 2019

Beliefs of the New Testament Church

The book of Acts reveals some differences between the practices of the New Testament church and mainstream Christianity today.
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