Articles tagged with: Holidays

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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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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Christians who don't celebrate Easter: What do they know?

UCGia Bible Insights April 1 2021

Christians who don't celebrate Easter: What do they know?

Easter is an important holiday for millions of believers around the world, but the original apostles did not teach its observance.
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Was Jesus born on Christmas Day?

UCGia Bible Insights November 19 2020

Was Jesus born on Christmas Day?

The observance of Christmas Day as the day on which Christ was born is a popular tradition, but it is based on false assumptions.
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Does God allow us to choose our own religious holidays?

UCGia Bible Insights December 22 2022

Does God allow us to choose our own religious holidays?

Many think that under the New Covenant, Christians have freedom to worship God however they want, including determining their own rituals and special festivals.
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Christmas before Christ

UCGia Bible Insights December 9 2021

Christmas before Christ

It's commonly assumed Christmas is observed because it's Christ's birthday, but Christmas celebrations predated Christianity by about 2,000 years.
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Easter celebrations - how did they develop?

UCGia Bible Insights March 18 2021

Easter celebrations - how did they develop?

Discovering the history and origins of the Easter celebrations comes as a surprise to many.
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Can Halloween be Christianised?

UCG IA Bible Insights October 27 2022

Can Halloween be Christianised?

Halloween is a holiday that mixes generic religious beliefs with ancient folk customs, which is a matter of concern for many Christians.
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Paganism in Christianity!

UCGia Bible Insights August 12 2021

Paganism in Christianity!

Many aspects of traditional Christianity, including holidays and doctrines, have their origins in ancient pagan religious practices instead of the Bible.
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Does God allow us to choose our own religious holidays?

UCGia Bible Insights December 24 2020

Does God allow us to choose our own religious holidays?

Many think that under the New Covenant, Christians have freedom to worship God however they want, including determining their own rituals and special festivals.
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