Articles tagged with: Faith

Lessons from Pergamos and Thyratira: Don't compromise!

UCGia Bible Insights November 4 2021

Lessons from Pergamos and Thyratira: Don't compromise!

Christ's warning about compromise remains an important lesson for Christians today.
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Josiah - A kingdom returns to God

UCGia Bible Insights July 1 2021

Josiah - A kingdom returns to God

Lessons learned from the example of righteous King Josiah can help to spiritually prepare us for the dangerous times to come at the end of this age.
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Are you a truth seeker?

UCGia Bible Insights April 15 2021

Are you a truth seeker?

The greatest truths centre on the answers to the questions of: ‘Who and what is God?’ and ‘What is God's purpose for humanity?’
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Matthew: From serving mammon to serving God

UCGia Bible Insights December 17 2020

Matthew: From serving mammon to serving God

At the time Matthew came into contact with Jesus Christ he was a "publican" or a tax collector for the Romans, a profession his fellow Jews very often detested.
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Faith and the balance beam

UCGia Bible Insights September 24 2020

Faith and the balance beam

Andrea learns an important lesson about faith from her granddaughter when wrestling with feelings of discouragement and loneliness.
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Peter - from fisherman to fisher of men

UCGia Bible Insights July 9 2020

Peter - from fisherman to fisher of men

The Apostle Peter's journey of faith and conviction culminating in his bold sermon on the Day of Pentecost is as an example to Christians for all time.
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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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Four women who feared God

UCGia Bible Insights October 21 2021

Four women who feared God

The Bible contains numerous stories of courageous, godly women who dedicated their lives to serving God and their fellow human beings.
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The faith of Elijah

UCGia Bible Insights June 3 2021

The faith of Elijah

Elijah was called by God to fight paganism and corruption in ancient Israel during the reign of King Ahab and his idolatrous queen, Jezebel.
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What is a true Christian?

UCGia Bible Insights March 11 2021

What is a true Christian?

Biblical instruction shows becoming a true follower of Jesus Christ involves more than most people realise.
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The danger of being double-minded

UCGia Bible Insights November 26 2020

The danger of being double-minded

The Apostle James warns against being double-minded, but what is double-mindedness, and what are its consequences?
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Nehemiah: Portrait of a leader

UCGia Bible Insights August 13 2020

Nehemiah: Portrait of a leader

Nehemiah is one of the lesser known leaders of the Bible. The book bearing his name documents a faithful man, leading by example, during turbulent times.
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Grace, works and obedience

UCGia Bible Insights May 28 2020

Grace, works and obedience

Christ's exhortation of Christians to produce fruit and obey God does not mean we somehow earn our salvation.
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Is there hope for those who do not turn to God in this life?

UCG-A Bible Insights July 15 2021

Is there hope for those who do not turn to God in this life?

Have any of your loved ones died without acknowledging God, and do you believe they are condemned because they didn't "accept Christ"?
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Gideon

UCGia Bible Insights May 20 2021

Gideon

Gideon's example shows the faith of a few, who depend on God and not their human strength, can result in the deliverance of many.
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Enemies of faith

UCGia Bible Insights February 18 2021

Enemies of faith

Christians are encouraged to increase their faith, but in order to do that we need to be aware of certain attitudes that could hinder us.
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Fear and faith

UCGia Bible Insights November 19 2020

Fear and faith

A young girl's fear of horses reminds the author of the Christian struggle to overcome our fears and have faith in God.
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Lessons from survivors of the Great Depression

UCGia Bible Insights August 6 2020

Lessons from survivors of the Great Depression

As we live through this period of stress and uncertainty, there are lessons we can learn from those who have lived through similar times in the past.
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Answered prayer

UCG-A Bible Insights April 16 2020

Answered prayer

The George Barna research company on religious matters suggests that even people with no specific religious affiliation still pray to God on a regular basis.
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The privilege and power of prayer

UCGia Bible Insights July 15 2021

The privilege and power of prayer

Have any of your loved ones died without acknowledging God, and do you believe they are condemned because they didn't "accept Christ"?
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Ezra - Spiritually restoring a people

UCGia Bible Insights April 22 2021

Ezra - Spiritually restoring a people

Ezra the priest was a faithful servant of God who helped fulfil God's promises to the remnant of Judah in Babylon in the 400s B.C.
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Staying faithful

UCGia Bible Insights January 21 2021

Staying faithful

Faith is vital to our Christian life in order to cope with trials and to properly comprehend who God is and the salvation He offers.
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Esther: A woman of faith and courage

UCGia Bible Insights October 15 2020

Esther: A woman of faith and courage

Esther's life demonstrates how fear and indecision can be overcome by resolutely seeking God's intervention with the courage and conviction that God will never let us down.
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The carrot, the egg and the coffee bean

UCG-A Bible Insights July 30 2020

The carrot, the egg and the coffee bean

We all react to trials differently, but in times of trouble there is one factor we can absolutely rely on.
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Shadrach, Meschach & Abed-Nego

UCGia Bible Insights March 26 2020

Shadrach, Meschach & Abed-Nego

The account of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego is recorded in the Bible as a witness to the kind of unflinching faith we should have in the face of persecution and temptation.
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