Articles tagged with: History

The sabbath in history and prophecy

UCGia Bible Insights July 20 2023

The sabbath in history and prophecy

In the 1500-1600s a group of believers in Transylvania learned from reading their Bibles they should be observing the seventh-day Sabbath.
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From harlot to heroine

UCGia Bible Insights June 8 2023

From harlot to heroine

Through her unshakable faith in God a harlot of Canaan became an example of faith and courage to Christians down through the ages.
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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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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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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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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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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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What happened to the Ark of the Covenant?

UCGia Bible Insights July 13 2023

What happened to the Ark of the Covenant?

The whereabouts of the Ark of the Covenant became unknown sometime after King Solomon's reign.
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Jesus Christ: The early years

UCGia Bible Insights April 13 2023

Jesus Christ: The early years

A wealth of archaeological discoveries paints a picture confirming many of the details in the Gospels surrounding Christ's birth.
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Thyatira: Seek first the Kingdom of God

UCGia Bible Insights February 9 2023

Thyatira: Seek first the Kingdom of God

One of the pitfalls the church at Thyatira succumbed to was idolatry, which meant they were not putting God first in their lives.
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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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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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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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Would you stand with Polycarp?

UCGia Bible Insights July 6 2023

Would you stand with Polycarp?

Polycarp lived in a time of great stress for the Church, when the teachings of Jesus were being distorted and changed.
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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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Where did Valentine’s Day come from?

UCGia Bible Insights February 9 2023

Where did Valentine’s Day come from?

Where did the curious customs relating to Valentine's Day come from and should Christians participate in it's observance?
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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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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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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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Why Charles Darwin rejected the Bible

UCGia Bible Insights June 22 2023

Why Charles Darwin rejected the Bible

Charles Darwin is primarily responsible for the prevalent view in the Western world that science should be enthroned above God's Word.
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The chronology of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ

UCGia Bible Insights April 6 2023

The chronology of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ

What is the biblically accurate chronology of Jesus Christ's crucifixion and resurrection?
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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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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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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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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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