Articles tagged with: Doctrine

Who was Jesus Christ?

UCGia Bible Insights June 6 2024

Who was Jesus Christ?

The understanding that Jesus Christ was God in the flesh lies at the heart of Christian faith.
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What did Paul really say in Colossians 2:16?

UCGia Bible Insights April 25 2024

What did Paul really say in Colossians 2:16?

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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Your down payment on divinity

UCGia Bible Insights February 1 2024

Your down payment on divinity

If you knew a way that could guarantee life everlasting, would you pursue it?

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Who gave the Law?

UCGia Bible Insights November 23 2023

Who gave the Law?

Many people think Jesus of Nazareth came to do away with the law—but did He?

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A fast commanded by God

UCGia Bible Insights September 21 2023

A fast commanded by God

The Day of Atonement is the only annual festival of God when Christians are commanded to fast.

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Does God condemn non-christians?

UCGia Bible Insights July 27 2023

Does God condemn non-christians?

Does our compassionate Creator God doom people forever who have never even heard the name of Jesus Christ?

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What does the Bible say about the immortal soul?

UCGia Bible Insights June 15 2023

What does the Bible say about the immortal soul?

Many people think the Bible says we have an immortal soul, destined at death for heaven, hell or purgatory.
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Baptism: beginning of a new life

UCGia Bible Insights May 23 2024

Baptism: beginning of a new life

God offers us two gifts that are the most important gifts any human being can receive in this life.
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The Feast of Unleavened Bread

UCGia Bible Insights April 25 2024

The Feast of Unleavened Bread

Immediately after the Passover comes a festival that depicts the next step in the fulfillment of God's master plan.

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The wondrous spirit of man

UCGia Bible Insights January 25 2024

The wondrous spirit of man

"What makes the human mind so amazing, and so very different from animals is the human spirit, also known as the spirit of man."
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The third commandment: from profanity to praise

UCGia Bible Insights November 16 2023

The third commandment: from profanity to praise

God requires us to represent Him accurately sincerely and respectfully if we want to develop a solid relationship with Him.

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The Feast of Trumpets: a turning point in history

UCGia Bible Insights September 14 2023

The Feast of Trumpets: a turning point in history

The Feast of Trumpets is an annual Holy Day commemorating the return of Jesus Christ to establish His government, and bring this present evil age to an end.

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The Lord's Prayer - Some insights

UCGia Bible Insights July 27 2023

The Lord's Prayer - Some insights

Jesus gave us an example of how to pray which is known as the Lord's Prayer. We can use this outline to make our prayers more effective.

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How 'Grace' was understood in the time of the Apostles

UCGia Bible Insights May 2 2024

How 'Grace' was understood in the time of the Apostles

The Greek word charis, commonly translated “grace” in the Bible, had a specific meaning at the time the New Testament was written.
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How should Christians celebrate the Passover?

UCGia Bible Insights April 18 2024

How should Christians celebrate the Passover?

The New Covenant Passover is an annual memorial of Christ's sacrifice, making our deliverance from the slavery of sin possible.

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Why you don’t have an immortal soul

UCGia Bible Insights January 25 2024

Why you don’t have an immortal soul

Many believe that people have immortal souls which, upon death, leave the body and go to heaven or hell.
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Why man rejects the knowledge of God

UCGia Bible Insights November 2 2023

Why man rejects the knowledge of God

"Our Bibles tell us the primary source of evil is Satan, who works behind the scenes to implement his agenda and shape our world to his will."

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God’s harvest feasts: hope for mankind

UCGia Bible Insights September 7 2023

God’s harvest feasts: hope for mankind

God has a wonderful plan of salvation for humanity, which He reveals through the annual cycle of festivals described in the Bible.

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Does Romans 14 abolish the laws of clean and unclean meats?

UCGia Bible Insights July 20 2023

Does Romans 14 abolish the laws of clean and unclean meats?

Many believe the subject of Romans 14 is a retraction of God's law regarding what animals are suitable for human consumption.
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The wave sheaf offering: how an ancient ceremony foreshadowed Jesus role

UCGia Bible Insights April 25 2024

The wave sheaf offering: how an ancient ceremony foreshadowed Jesus role

The symbolism of the wave-sheaf offering ceremony teaches us about a vital aspect of Jesus Christ's role in mankind's salvation.

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The Passover — a memorial for Christians

UCGia Bible Insights March 28 2024

The Passover — a memorial for Christians

Why did Jesus Christ keep the Passover? What does the Bible teach us about this most important observance kept by Jesus and the Apostles?

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Ten biblical purposes for the sabbath

UCGia Bible Insights January 18 2024

Ten biblical purposes for the sabbath

The Gospels reveal Jesus observed the Sabbath day and explain the purpose and intent of the Sabbath commandment.
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Where does evil come from?

UCGia Bible Insights September 21 2023

Where does evil come from?

God wants us to have productive, peaceful lives, but why is the world filled with violence, corruption and evil?

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Will I go to heaven when I die?

UCGia Bible Insights August 17 2023

Will I go to heaven when I die?

What the Bible says about death and heaven is probably quite different from what many think or believe.

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“You are not under the law, but under grace”

UCGia Bible Insights June 29 2023

“You are not under the law, but under grace”

Some believe Romans 6:14, which says, “You are not under law, but under grace,” indicates Christians, being under grace, no longer need to obey God’s law.
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