Articles tagged with: Sin

What is the unpardonable sin?

UCG IA Bible Insights May 5 2022

What is the unpardonable sin?

Jesus Christ's perfect sacrifice can cover any sin, so what could make a sin so bad God wouldn't forgive it?

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Why are so many abandoning Christianity?

UCGia Bible Insights February 3 2022

Why are so many abandoning Christianity?

Organized Christianity is in significant decline. Church attendance is plummeting and many people are rejecting biblical standards of behaviour.

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Forgiving my brother

UCGia Bible Insights January 20 2022

Forgiving my brother

Forgiveness does not come easily for most of us, but the commandment to do so is not optional.

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I can resist everything but temptation (and chocolate)

UCG-A Bible Insights June 10 2021

I can resist everything but temptation (and chocolate)

Most of us struggle with habits and addictions that get the better of us over and over again.
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The significance of the Day of Atonement

UCGia Bible Insights September 24 2020

The significance of the Day of Atonement

We all suffer the tragic consequences of sin and God makes the cause of sin clear in the symbolism associated with the Day of Atonement.
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What happened to sin?

UCGia Bible Insights June 20 2019

What happened to sin?

It is becoming less fashionable to speak about “sin”. An emphasis on feel-good themes is even dominating some Christian churches and appealing to many. But is this the message of Jesus Christ?

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Does God curse children for their parent's sins?

UCG IA Bible Insights March 17 2022

Does God curse children for their parent's sins?

On a trip to India a minister was asked if God cursed or punished children for their parent's sins, based on a verse in the book of Exodus.

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Are you a frog in a pot?

UCGia Bible Insights February 3 2022

Are you a frog in a pot?

This well known story is a warning to encourage us not just to pay attention to obvious threats or influences, but also to the subtle, more slowly developing ones.

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Why do we sin?

UCGia Bible Insights December 23 2021

Why do we sin?

Understanding our motivations helps us understand why we sin and is a first step to overcoming and avoiding transgressing God's law.
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Overcoming recurring sin

UCGia Bible Insights May 27 2021

Overcoming recurring sin

It's easy to ignore sin in our lives and put off addressing the issue until it’s too late.
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Forgiving others

UCGia Bible Insights January 23 2020

Forgiving others

We cannot expect God to forgive our sins if we are not prepared to forgive those who offend or hurt us.
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What's wrong with our human nature?

UCGia Bible Insights April 25 2019

What's wrong with our human nature?

The tendency of human beings to disobey God and exalt themselves indicates selfishness and pride are often the primary motives, rather than a desire to obey God.

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What is Hell?

UCGia Bible Insights February 3 2022

What is Hell?

There are many incorrect ideas taught in Christian churches about hell. It's important to know what the Bible actually says about this important subject.

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Did anyone in the Bible commit suicide?

UCGia Bible Insights January 27 2022

Did anyone in the Bible commit suicide?

There are numerous servants of God whose lives became so difficult that they wanted to die or even wished they had never been born.

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Is racism a sin?

UCGia Bible Insights October 14 2021

Is racism a sin?

Is it okay for us to show bias for or against anyone because of their race or nationality?
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The sin of lying

UCGia Bible Insights December 24 2020

The sin of lying

Almost everyone lies occasionally, for one reason or another, but how does God view this and what can we do about it?
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God on war

UCGia Bible Insights January 2 2020

God on war

How can we reconcile the existence of God with the reality of war?
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