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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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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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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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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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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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Matthew 28:19 and the Trinity?

UCGia Bible Insights February 13 2020

Matthew 28:19 and the Trinity?

The claim that Matthew 28:19 establishes the doctrine of the Trinity as one God in three persons goes far beyond the actual words of the verse.
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The wonders of the universe

UCGia Bible Insights January 30 2020

The wonders of the universe

The great universe scientists view through powerful telescopes, humanity and all life on earth could not have come into exist without a master planner.
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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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Jesus Christ in the biblical festivals

UCGia Bible Insights October 10 2019

Jesus Christ in the biblical festivals

Are the festivals of the Bible that Christ observed while on earth relevant for those who follow the teachings of Jesus Christ today? What can we learn from them?
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Jesus Christ in Eternity

UCGia Bible Insights September 19 2019

Jesus Christ in Eternity

Jesus Christ asked His disciples before He was arrested and crucified, “Who do men say that I am?” The answer is vital to our understanding of our Saviour's message and sacrifice.
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Christ as a child: Removing the myths
A filmset recreation of how Nazareth may have looked at the time of Jesus (LumoProject.com)

UCGia Bible Insights August 22 2019

Christ as a child: Removing the myths

Many legends have sprung up about the early life of Jesus Christ during the 2,000 years since His birth. Can the Bible help us separate fact from fiction?
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Lessons from the Prodigal Son

UCGia Bible Insights July 11 2019

Lessons from the Prodigal Son

In a world of broken relationships and shattered families, the story of the prodigal son illustrates the positive outcomes resulting from reconciliation and forgiveness and also helps us learn more about our Father in heaven.

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James - Jesus' half brother

UCGia Bible Insights May 23 2019

James - Jesus' half brother

James, the half brother of Jesus Christ, became a loyal believer and follower of the Messiah after His resurrection and is the author of the book of James in the Bible.

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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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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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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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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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The disciples knew Christ is the Creator

UCGia Bible Insights February 20 2020

The disciples knew Christ is the Creator

The early followers of Jesus Christ understood that He was the Creator of the physical universe.
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Historical proofs of Christ's existence

UCGia Bible Insights January 30 2020

Historical proofs of Christ's existence

Although not widely acknowledged, there is compelling historical documentation of Christ's existence.
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Two questions for a disciple

UCGia Bible Insights January 2 2020

Two questions for a disciple

The two questions Christ asked the Apostle Peter are to be considered and answered by all Christians.
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The real nativity story
A typical nativity scene includes a number of features that are unbiblical.

UCGia Bible Insights December 12 2019

The real nativity story

The biblical accounts of Jesus Christ's birth present some surprising differences from popular ideas and traditions.
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Celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles in today's world

UCGia Bible Insights October 10 2019

Celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles in today's world

To observe the seven days of the Feast of Tabernacles and the Eighth Day that immediately follows, families gather in centralised locations.
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The 'firstborn from the dead' - What does it mean?

UCGia Bible Insights September 5 2019

The 'firstborn from the dead' - What does it mean?

The apostle Paul referred to Jesus Christ as “the firstborn from the dead.” If He is “first,” will others follow?
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Where did the idea of a Trinity come from?

UCGia Bible Insights July 25 2019

Where did the idea of a Trinity come from?

The Trinity doctrine is considered a basic biblical teaching, but paradoxically many theologians admit it is not mentioned in the Bible.
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The Lord's Prayer - Some insights

UCGia Bible Insights July 11 2019

The Lord's Prayer - Some insights

Jesus gave us an example of how to pray which is known as the Lord's prayer. We can use this outline to make our prayers more effective.

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