Articles tagged with: Jesus Christ

A mystery solved: The identity of Melchizedek
It is the book of Hebrews that gives us the strongest evidence of the identity of Melchizedek.

UCGia Bible Insights July 1 2021

A mystery solved: The identity of Melchizedek

The book of Genesis only briefly mentions the mysterious figure of Melchizedek who visited Abraham.
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The rich man and Lazarus
Illustration of the parable about Lazarus and the Rich Man. Credit: Arabs for Christ / FreeBibleimages.org

UCGia Bible Insights April 22 2021

The rich man and Lazarus

In order to understand the parable of the rich man and Lazarus, it's important to know the historical and biblical context.
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That you love one another
Many lessons can be learned from Jesus' act of washing His disciple's feet.

UCGia Bible Insights March 25 2021

That you love one another

Being a disciple of Jesus Christ isn’t a position of power and authority. It is a life of willing service.
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What does the Feast of Unleavened Bread mean for Christians?

UCGia Bible Insights March 18 2021

What does the Feast of Unleavened Bread mean for Christians?

Christians observing the biblical festivals outlined in Leviticus 23 understand their symbolism in relation to the life and mission of Jesus Christ.
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Which commandments did Jesus break?

UCGia Bible Insights January 14 2021

Which commandments did Jesus break?

The Scribes and Pharisees accused Jesus of breaking God's law, but did His accusers misunderstand what He was trying to teach them?
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Was there really no room in the inn?
Street in Bethlehem

UCGia Bible Insights December 3 2020

Was there really no room in the inn?

Was there really no room at the inn in Bethlehem, forcing Mary to end up giving birth to Jesus Christ in a stable?
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Seven signs of the end of the age

UCGia Bible Insights August 6 2020

Seven signs of the end of the age

Modern advances in meteorology mean we are very good at predicting the weather, but how accurate are we in identifying the prophetic signs heralding the end of this age and the return of Jesus Christ?
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Why did Christ have to die?

UCGia Bible Insights April 9 2020

Why did Christ have to die?

It's important to fully understand how Jesus Christ's voluntary death on the cross paid the price of sin for all humanity.
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Why some Christians don't celebrate Easter

UCGia Bible Insights March 12 2020

Why some Christians don't celebrate Easter

Good Friday and Easter Sunday are considered important Christian observances, but Easter was never observed by the Apostles after Christ's death.
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What is the Kingdom of God?

UCGia Bible Insights May 27 2021

What is the Kingdom of God?

The wonderful news of the coming Kingdom of God is at the heart of Jesus Christ's message for humanity.
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Archaeological proof of the existence of Jesus?
Jerusalem, where many biblical artefacts have been discovered.

UCGia Bible Insights April 15 2021

Archaeological proof of the existence of Jesus?

Archaeological evidence very likely referencing Jesus Christ, his earthly father Joseph and his half-brother, James, has been discovered.
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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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Jesus Christ, victim of stolen identity

UCGia Bible Insights February 4 2021

Jesus Christ, victim of stolen identity

Most people understand Jesus died for our sins, and the details of His illegal crucifixion are well known. But few realise after Jesus' death His identity was stolen!
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The early ministry of Jesus Christ
Capernaum, Israel - known as the Town of Jesus

UCGia Bible Insights December 24 2020

The early ministry of Jesus Christ

A study of archaeological discoveries in the areas of Nazareth and Capernaum confirm biblical details surrounding the early years of Christ's ministry.
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Non-biblical sources confirm Christ's existence

UCGia Bible Insights October 29 2020

Non-biblical sources confirm Christ's existence

Many people assume that, apart from the Bible, history is silent concerning the existence of Jesus of Nazareth, but this is not the case.
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Did Jesus cancel dietary food laws?

UCGia Bible Insights May 7 2020

Did Jesus cancel dietary food laws?

Did Jesus abolish the food laws given in the Old Testament when He was on earth?
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Lessons from the Passover

UCG-A Bible Insights April 2 2020

Lessons from the Passover

Just before His death on the cross Christ instituted new symbols of bread and wine for the Passover. It is important to understand their meaning.
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What will Christ's reign be like?

UCGia Bible Insights May 6 2021

What will Christ's reign be like?

Jesus Christ's return to this earth marks the time when He will actively intervene in the affairs of mankind.
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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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Our annual pilgrimage to Golgotha
Passover bread and wine

UCG-A Bible Insights March 18 2021

Our annual pilgrimage to Golgotha

Passover observance brings into focus the events which took place when Jesus was crucified and the suffering He endured.
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James - Half-brother of Jesus

UCGia Bible Insights January 28 2021

James - Half-brother of Jesus

While James grew up in the same house with Jesus in Nazareth, he was not a follower of Jesus for the early part of his life and did not understand who Jesus was.
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Would Jesus celebrate Christmas?

UCGia Bible Insights December 10 2020

Would Jesus celebrate Christmas?

Historical and biblical evidence clearly prove Christmas is a pre-Christian festival and Jesus Christ was not born on that day.
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Jesus' warning to 'watch': Just what did He mean?

UCGia Bible Insights September 3 2020

Jesus' warning to 'watch': Just what did He mean?

When Jesus exhorted his followers 'to watch' He wasn't telling us to become passive spectators. He meant something very different.
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Three days and three nights

UCGia Bible Insights April 9 2020

Three days and three nights

The widely held belief that Christ was crucified on a Friday and rose on the following Sunday is not supported by the Scriptures.
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The biblical alternative to Easter

UCGia Bible Insights March 19 2020

The biblical alternative to Easter

Is it possible for a religious tradition, even one that seems to honour God, to actually be contrary to what God instructs?

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