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Modern world conditions described centuries ago
Modern technology allows for instant mass communications.

UCGia Bible Insights November 12 2020

Modern world conditions described centuries ago

Bible prophecy described thousands of years in advance many conditions that have only been fulfilled in modern times.
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The purpose of biblical prophecy
Photo of a portion of the Great Isaiah Scroll facsimile (Wikipedia.org)

UCGia Bible Insights February 27 2020

The purpose of biblical prophecy

The purposes for Bible prophecy revealed in Scripture are important concepts to understand.

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What happens to me when I die?

UCGia Bible Insights February 13 2020

What happens to me when I die?

Dying is an inevitable part of human life. The Bible reveals God's plan for all humanity that has ever lived, but it may not coincide with what you have been taught.
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Why were you born?

UCGia Bible Insights January 30 2020

Why were you born?

The Bible tells us that God created the earth and man with a specific—and awe-inspiring—purpose in mind.
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Does Colossians 2:16 abolish the annual holy days?

UCGia Bible Insights December 19 2019

Does Colossians 2:16 abolish the annual holy days?

The passage in Colossians 2:16, probably more than any other in the Bible, is interpreted by those who reject God's festivals as confirmation that the biblical feast days are unnecessary observances.
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Disbelief in the Bible

UCGia Bible Insights August 1 2019

Disbelief in the Bible

The rapidly decreasing respect for the teachings of the Bible is having serious implications in society and on our everyday life.
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Racism and the Bible

UCGia Bible Insights July 25 2019

Racism and the Bible

Does nationality, lineage and race determine where we stand with God? Does the Bible gives clear guidelines concerning this important subject?
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Put down your phone and pick up the Bible

UCGia Bible Insights June 20 2019

Put down your phone and pick up the Bible

Social media has become a distraction that eats up a great deal of time. Could it be luring your thinking to focus less on spiritual matters?

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The struggle for the English Bible
Peter Schöffer (printer); William Tyndale [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

UCGia Bible Insights February 28 2019

The struggle for the English Bible

Hundreds of years ago some courageous men risked their lives to bring us the Holy Scriptures in English. Some had to flee their homes and countries and others died as martyrs to produce an English translation of the Bible.

What about alcohol and drugs?

UCGia Bible Insights May 7 2020

What about alcohol and drugs?

Biblical principles reveal the approach we should take in order to cope with the modern-day issues of alcohol and illegal drugs.
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Character traits God loves and hates

UCGia Bible Insights February 20 2020

Character traits God loves and hates

The book of Proverbs is very clear about the human character traits of which God approves and disapproves.
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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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Natural disasters: A biblical perspective

UCGia Bible Insights January 9 2020

Natural disasters: A biblical perspective

Is there a biblical explanation for all the pain and suffering in the world?
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Speaking in tongues: What does the Bible say?

UCG-A Bible Insights August 29 2019

Speaking in tongues: What does the Bible say?

The subject of "speaking in tongues" is quite controversial within the Christian community, with some embracing the phenomenon whole-heartedly, and others strongly opposing it.
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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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Ancient wisdom for modern times

UCGia Bible Insights June 27 2019

Ancient wisdom for modern times

Proverbs is not just an ancient book, it's full of instruction and tips about how a Christian should behave in today's world.

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Sex and the Bible

UCGia Bible Insights June 13 2019

Sex and the Bible

We live in a promiscuous society where confusion and misinformation about sex is rife and biblical instruction on the subject is ignored and ridiculed.

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