Articles tagged with: Easter

Good Bible study resources available online

UCGia Bible Insights March 28 2024

Good Bible study resources available online

Invaluable tools to help us understand more about God’s Word, the Holy Bible, are available on the Internet, and they are free.

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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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Easter celebrations - how did they develop?

UCGia Bible Insights March 18 2021

Easter celebrations - how did they develop?

Discovering the history and origins of the Easter celebrations comes as a surprise to many.
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The plagues of Egypt and the Egyptian gods

UCGia Bible Insights April 17 2019

The plagues of Egypt and the Egyptian gods

The plagues of Egypt specifically targetted the Egyptian gods and demonstrated to both the Egyptians and Israelite slaves their impotence.

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Self-control — a fruit of the Spirit

UCGia Bible Insights March 28 2024

Self-control — a fruit of the Spirit

We all face temptation to sin, and of all the things we have to govern in this life, self is often our greatest challenge.

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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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The biblical alternative to Easter

UCGia Bible Insights March 19 2020

The biblical alternative to Easter

Is it possible for a religious tradition, even one that seems to honour God, to actually be contrary to what God instructs?

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Why should Christians keep the Passover?

UCGia Bible Insights April 17 2019

Why should Christians keep the Passover?

Many Christians have been taught the Passover is an outdated “Jewish” observance done away with at Jesus’ death and replaced by Easter.

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Good Friday - Easter Sunday: It didn't happen that way!

UCGia Bible Insights April 6 2023

Good Friday - Easter Sunday: It didn't happen that way!

Many are not aware that the belief in a "Good Friday" crucifixion and an "Easter Sunday" resurrection is based on tradition, and is without a biblical basis.
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Paganism in Christianity!

UCGia Bible Insights August 12 2021

Paganism in Christianity!

Many aspects of traditional Christianity, including holidays and doctrines, have their origins in ancient pagan religious practices instead of the Bible.
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Why some Christians don't celebrate Easter

UCGia Bible Insights March 12 2020

Why some Christians don't celebrate Easter

Good Friday and Easter Sunday are considered important Christian observances, but Easter was never observed by the Apostles after Christ's death.
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A feast celebrating sincerity and truth

UCG-A Bible Insights April 11 2019

A feast celebrating sincerity and truth

For people who observe Easter it might come as a surprise to learn that Paul, the Apostle sent to the Gentiles, gave instructions to a mostly Gentile church in Corinth to keep festivals generally regarded as Jewish and not for Christians.

What are the real origins of Easter?

UCGia Bible Insights March 2 2023

What are the real origins of Easter?

Millions assume that Easter, one of the world's major religious holidays, is found in the Bible.
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Christians who don't celebrate Easter: What do they know?

UCGia Bible Insights April 1 2021

Christians who don't celebrate Easter: What do they know?

Easter is an important holiday for millions of believers around the world, but the original apostles did not teach its observance.
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Was Jesus really resurrected?

UCGia Bible Insights April 17 2019

Was Jesus really resurrected?

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is foundational to the Christian faith. Without it, we have no interceding High Priest and Saviour.

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Something better than Easter

UCGia Bible Insights April 4 2019

Something better than Easter

Should Christians be concerned that Easter celebrations, a holiday not found in the Bible, have replaced the biblical Passover?