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Keeping the Sabbath

Keeping the Sabbath

A response to those who believe that a follower of Jesus Christ must keep t...

Trusting the Bible

Trusting the Bible

The Bible is not just another book.  It is unique in a number of ways....

Should we pay Tithes?

Should we pay Tithes?

Tithing is a system by which people are required to donate, usually one ten...

Halloween

Halloween

Should a Christian observe this celebration?

Should we encourage or even allow our children to participate in the celebration of Halloween?  After all, what harm is there in them enjoying a ‘trick or treat’ amongst the local neighbours?

The Origin of Halloween
The origin of Halloween dates back at least to the ancient Celts living in Ireland thousands of years ago.  The article associated with Halloween in the Encyclopaedia Britannica states:

“In ancient Britain and Ireland, the Celtic festival of Samhain eve was observed on October 31, at the end of summer....

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The Reason for Suffering

The Reason for Suffering

Pain and sorrow are everywhere. A child is born deformed. The future of another is only hunger, disease and death. A worthy citizen is cut off in his prime, while another battles on through years of p...

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Keeping the Sabbath

Keeping the Sabbath

A response to those who believe that a follower of Jesus Christ must keep the seventh day as a holy Sabbath.

Keeping the Sabbath.
There are a number of religious groups that assert that the Christian be...

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Trusting the Bible

Trusting the Bible

The Bible is not just another book.  It is unique in a number of ways.  A Collins dictionary defines ‘unique’ as “single in kind; having no like or equal; peerless.”

The same dictionary defin...

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For the Children

Joseph in Egypt

After he was sold into Egypt when he was 17, Joseph became a servant for Potiphar who was an important member of the Pharaoh’s household. Potiphar came to trust Joseph completely and gave him very res...

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John the Baptist

Jesus had a cousin called John and he was just a few months older than Jesus; John was also specially provided by God. John's mother Elizabeth and father Zechariah didn't have any children as they wer...

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Jonah and the Big Fish

A long, long time ago there was a man called Jonah who believed in God. One day God gave him a message, and told him he was to travel quite a long way to a city called Nineveh.

Now Nineveh was an impor...

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Common Q&A

Who wrote Genesis? Who wrote Exodus? and so on...?

Who wrote Genesis? Who wrote Exodus? and so on...?

There are some books of the Bible whose authors cannot be known completely.

The first five books of the Bible, - Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy, are referred to in other parts of t...

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Where in the bible does it say you are to give 10% of your income for tithes?

Where in the bible does it say you are to give 10% of your income for tithes?

The Bible does not anywhere indicate that tithing is applicable or expected in our time at all. It was a system which was brought in following the exodus from Egypt and the forming of the children of ...

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I was wondering if you have any information on speaking in tongues?

I was wondering if you have any information on speaking in tongues?

Let's look at what the Bible says:
Shortly after Jesus ascended to heaven, he made a promise to the Apostles -
we read in Acts 1:8:

" But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you ...

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