Articles tagged with: History

Message to the church at Ephesus

UCG-A Bible Insights July 18 2024

Message to the church at Ephesus

The port city of Ephesus played a prominent role in apostolic times and is mentioned in six New Testament books.
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Was the biblical Sabbath changed to Sunday?

UCG-A Bible Insights June 20 2024

Was the biblical Sabbath changed to Sunday?

History and the Bible show the biblical Sabbath is Saturday, but most chruches observe Sunday as the Sabbath.
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Learning from the suffering of Job

UCGia Bible Insights April 11 2024

Learning from the suffering of Job

By permitting Job to suffer trials, God caused him to learn a very important lesson, which helps us all cope with discouraging and traumatic experiences.

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Three reasons Christ clashed with the Pharisees

UCGia Bible Insights March 7 2024

Three reasons Christ clashed with the Pharisees

The Pharisees were a group of religious leaders whose attitudes and actions were strongly condemned by Jesus Christ.

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Changes in Christian scholars perspective on God’s Law

UCGia Bible Insights January 11 2024

Changes in Christian scholars perspective on God’s Law

Regard for God's law in mainstream Christianity has been remarkably inconsistent since the Protestant Reformation.
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Timothy: Paul's son in the faith

UCGia Bible Insights October 26 2023

Timothy: Paul's son in the faith

The young Timothy was mentored by the Apostle Paul and became his constant companion and aid in ministering to the churches.

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What happened to the beliefs of the early church?

UCGia Bible Insights October 5 2023

What happened to the beliefs of the early church?

Some scholars and serious students of the Bible have acknowledged that the practices of the early Church varied greatly from those of main stream Christianity today.

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Other examples of living faith

UCG-A Bible Insights June 27 2024

Other examples of living faith

The biblical examples of men and women who trusted God with their lives and obeyed Him inspires us to also develop faith in our Creator.
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The world before man

UCGia Bible Insights June 6 2024

The world before man

How can the biblical account of creation in six days be accurate when scientists have determined our planet is billions of years old?
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What was nailed to the cross?

UCGia Bible Insights April 4 2024

What was nailed to the cross?

Does Colossians 2:14 indicate the cancellation of God's law when it refers to "ordinances" being "nailed to the cross"?

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What are the real origins of Easter?

UCGia Bible Insights March 7 2024

What are the real origins of Easter?

Millions of well meaning Christian observe Easter, but when Easter's origins and customs are compared with the Bible serious questions arise.

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Miriam - a lifetime of faith

UCGia Bible Insights December 14 2023

Miriam - a lifetime of faith

Moses identified his older sister, Miriam, as a prophetess, the first recorded in the Bible.
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Balaam - A brief commentary

UCGia Bible Insights October 19 2023

Balaam - A brief commentary

In the Old Testament and New Testaments God warns to avoid the way and doctrine of Balaam. But, who was this man, and what did he do?

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Shadrach, Meschach & Abed-Nego

UCG-A Bible Insights June 27 2024

Shadrach, Meschach & Abed-Nego

The account of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego is an example of he kind of unflinching faith we should have in the face of persecution and temptation.
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History proves Bible prophecy

UCGia Bible Insights May 30 2024

History proves Bible prophecy

Where else, but in the Bible, can we find not only the future revealed, but also the record of the fulfillment of those prophecies many hundreds of years later?
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Lessons from Pergamos and Thyatira: Don't compromise!

UCGia Bible Insights November 4 2021

Lessons from Pergamos and Thyatira: Don't compromise!

Christ's warning about compromise remains an important lesson for Christians today.
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Faithful Thomas

UCGia Bible Insights February 29 2024

Faithful Thomas

Because of a comment taken out of context the Apostle Thomas is often referred to as 'Doubting Thomas'.

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Hezekiah - A faithful king

UCGia Bible Insights November 30 2023

Hezekiah - A faithful king

King Hezekiah's life is an example of humility and obedience to God that continues to inspire us today.
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Examples of living faith

UCGia Bible Insights October 5 2023

Examples of living faith

Studying the biblical examples of men and women who obeyed God, placing their lives in His hands, helps us develop faith.

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Surprising admissions about the Sabbath and Sunday

UCG-A Bible Insights June 20 2024

Surprising admissions about the Sabbath and Sunday

Authorities from many religious denominations acknowledge Saturday is the biblical Sabbath day and there is no biblical basis for Sunday observance.
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The fall of Lucifer

UCGia Bible Insights May 16 2024

The fall of Lucifer

Satan was not always Satan the devil. Before he became Satan, he was Lucifer, a great archangel in the presence of God.
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What became of Enoch and Elijah?

UCGia Bible Insights March 14 2024

What became of Enoch and Elijah?

The Bible tells us Enoch was "translated" and Elijah was taken up in a chariot of fire. What do these passages mean?

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Laodicea: truth under fire

UCGia Bible Insights February 15 2024

Laodicea: truth under fire

The admonition to the church at Laodicea, which had drifted into spiritual complacency, also has relevance for us today.

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The life of King Asa: vital lessons for you and me

UCGia Bible Insights November 16 2023

The life of King Asa: vital lessons for you and me

There are numerous lessons we can learn from studying individuals written about in the Old Testament and the events that influenced their lives.

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Shocked by The Bible, changed by the truth

UCGia Bible Insights October 5 2023

Shocked by The Bible, changed by the truth

The Bible contains many little known truths which contradict traditional, mainstream Christian beliefs.

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