Articles tagged with: Holiday

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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St. Valentine, cupid and Jesus Christ

UCGia Bible Insights February 10 2022

St. Valentine, cupid and Jesus Christ

On February 14 each year millions of people exchange tokens and messages of love and affection on Valentine's Day. But where and how did these customs begin?

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The Patrick you didn't know

UCGia Bible Insights December 5 2019

The Patrick you didn't know

Saint Patrick's Day is observed in many countries, but what do we really know about him, and is it possible to separate the truth from myth and legends?
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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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Valentine's Day - February 14

UCGia Bible Insights February 6 2020

Valentine's Day - February 14

Discover the history of the observance of Valentine's Day and determine if it is really a Christian celebration.
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A shadow of things to come

UCGia Bible Insights September 26 2019

A shadow of things to come

Why are today's supposedly Christian holidays observed with so many rituals and customs that are not sanctioned anywhere in the Bible? Read how Roger found the answer.
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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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Kicking the Christmas habit

UCGia Bible Insights December 19 2019

Kicking the Christmas habit

If you have made the decision not to celebrate Christmas this year, breaking the news to friends and family can be a major concern.
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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?

What is Australia Day to you?

UCGia Bible Insights January 26 2023

What is Australia Day to you?

Australia Day is a time to relax, spend time with family, and also to reflect on the blessing we enjoy. Is there a reason we are so blessed and does the Bible reveal that reason?
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Celebrating Christmas: Does it matter?

UCGia Bible Insights December 5 2019

Celebrating Christmas: Does it matter?

It's nearly Christmas time again and most Christians take part in the celebration knowing it's pagan roots. Is this something we should be concerned about?
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My decision about Christmas

Reg Wright Bible Insights February 1 2019

My decision about Christmas

It's Christmas season again. Christian families take for granted that Christ was born on Christmas day (25th December) and honour God by observing this special event. As a thinking Christian, some years ago, I made a daring decision not to.