Articles tagged with: History

Did Roman gods morph into Christian martyrs?

UCGia Bible Insights January 12 2023

Did Roman gods morph into Christian martyrs?

The syncretism of paganism with Christianity eventually resulted in the dead being worshipped as saints.
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The world before man - The biblical explanation

UCGia Bible Insights December 29 2022

The world before man - The biblical explanation

When we examine the whole of Scripture, we find information illuminating and explaining the Genesis account.
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Where do Dinosaurs fit in?

UCG IA Bible Insights December 1 2022

Where do Dinosaurs fit in?

Many believe you can’t reconcile dinosaurs and the Bible, but centuries ago scientists believed in dinosaurs, an ancient earth and creation week.
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Constantine's impact on Christianity

UCG IA Bible Insights October 6 2022

Constantine's impact on Christianity

Constantine's reign as Roman emperor (A.D. 306-337) dramatically changed the teachings and direction of Christianity.
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Queen Esther - A woman willing to save others

UCG IA Bible Insights September 8 2022

Queen Esther - A woman willing to save others

The example set by Esther and Mordecai of their trust and faith in God teaches valuable spiritual lessons for us today.
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Did Noah's flood cause a global catastrophe?

UCG IA Bible Insights August 4 2022

Did Noah's flood cause a global catastrophe?

When the geologic strata and fossil record are assesed from a biblical perspective, it is clear the layered sedimentary rocks were deposited in rapid succession and not over eons of time.
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Elijah – Uprooting evil from the land

UCG IA Bible Insights May 26 2022

Elijah – Uprooting evil from the land

Elijah was called of God to fight against idolatry and injustice when ancient Israel was succumbing to the worship of pagan gods.
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The last words of Christ

UCG IA Bible Insights April 14 2022

The last words of Christ

Jesus Christ is the most profound example of someone whose final words and actions changed history for the better.

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Abraham: God's friend

UCG IA Bible Insights March 17 2022

Abraham: God's friend

Christians are encouraged to walk in the steps of Abraham, the father of the faithful, who's life was an example of loyalty and dedication to God.

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The Universe - A cradle for life

UCGia Bible Insights December 29 2022

The Universe - A cradle for life

Understanding the wonders of God's creation can strengthen our faith.
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Paul - Apostle to the Gentiles

UCG IA Bible Insights December 15 2022

Paul - Apostle to the Gentiles

The Apostle Paul served as a witness for Christ at the highest levels of government in Rome, and also to us 2,000 years later.
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Walking on water - Faith over physics

UCG IA Bible Insights November 3 2022

Walking on water - Faith over physics

We can relate to the Apostle Peter because, although he became one of the leading Apostles, he knew what it was like to fail.
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Luther and Tyndale on Death

UCG IA Bible Insights September 22 2022

Luther and Tyndale on Death

Luther and Tyndale did not accept the belief that we have an immortal soul that that goes to heaven or hell after we die.
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Then He delivers

UCG IA Bible Insights August 25 2022

Then He delivers

The account of God's dealings with Ancient Israel in Egypt encourages us that He is also actively involved in our lives.
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The mighty Assyrian Empire emerges from the dust

UCG IA Bible Insights July 21 2022

The mighty Assyrian Empire emerges from the dust

Archaeological evidence verifying the existence of the ancient Assyrian Empire is a significant discovery which backs up biblical references.
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Ruth - An example of faith and devotion

UCG IA Bible Insights May 5 2022

Ruth - An example of faith and devotion

Ruth's faithful example over 3,000 years ago prophetically symbolises Jesus Christ's harvest of Christian lives.

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Exit from Egypt - Part 1

UCG IA Bible Insights March 31 2022

Exit from Egypt - Part 1

Archaeological discoveries confirm historical details in the book of Exodus and verify the account of the Israelites' time in Egypt.

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Earth's age: Does the Bible indicate a time interval between the first and second verses of Genesis?

UCGia Bible Insights December 29 2022

Earth's age: Does the Bible indicate a time interval between the first and second verses of Genesis?

A careful reading of the biblical account does not conflict with the scientific indications that the earth is older than 6,000 years.
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Ezra - Spiritually restoring a people

UCG IA Bible Insights December 8 2022

Ezra - Spiritually restoring a people

Ezra, a faithful priest, helped fulfil God's promises to the remnant of Judah in Babylon in the 400s B.C.
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The Book of Revelation - History and Prophecy

UCG IA Bible Insights October 20 2022

The Book of Revelation - History and Prophecy

The historical accuracy of the messages to the seven churches in the book of Revelation is supported by archeological discoveries and the prophecies are also relevant for us today.
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As in the days of Noah

UCG IA Bible Insights September 15 2022

As in the days of Noah

God told Noah to build the ark to save his family from the judgment He would bring on the world for its sin.
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Noah - An example of righteousness

UCG IA Bible Insights August 4 2022

Noah - An example of righteousness

The account of Noah's life contains a lesson God wants Christians to take to heart. Righteousness and faithfulness save and preserve, but sin destroys.
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Sarah: A story of virtue

UCG IA Bible Insights June 30 2022

Sarah: A story of virtue

Sarah was a faithful wife and mother, a fitting partner for Abraham, God's faithful patriarch, and an example for us today.
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What we can learn from war

UCG IA Bible Insights April 21 2022

What we can learn from war

ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps who landed on April 25, 1915 at the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey during the First World War.

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Exit from Egypt - Part 2

UCG IA Bible Insights March 31 2022

Exit from Egypt - Part 2

Additional historical discoveries verify details of the Israelite's journey to Canaan, as outlined in the book of Exodus.

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