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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 ano...

Should we pay Tithes?

Should we pay Tithes?

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

Keeping the Sabbath

Keeping the Sabbath

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

Easter and Its Customs

Easter and Its Customs

Easter is a celebration that is observed by almost every sector of Christianity, and is a remembrance of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is one of the two most celebrated occasions in the Christian calendar - the other being Christmas.

A great number of people attend their church on "Good Friday" in remembrance of the Crucifixion, and again on "Easter Sunday" in celebration of his resurrection. Some Christians deny themselves of a favourite food for forty days before the Easter period.

For children especially, it is a time for "Easter Bunny" and Easte...

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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...

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Christmas - Is it a Christian Celebration?

Christmas - Is it a Christian Celebration?

Christmas is traditionally a time of festivity, gift-giving and family get-togethers. In the southern hemisphere it is a time for holidaying, taking a break from work and getting refreshed at the beac...

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Was Jesus God?

Was Jesus God?

Jesus is popularly represented as God the Son, and as such, part of a three-fold Trinity—God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost.  It is a firmly held concept that is accepted by many...

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For the Children

Elisha

Elisha was a prophet of God, and he continued on with the work for God which Elijah had been doing.

One day Elisha went to Shunem, a small town in northern Israel. A wealthy woman lived there, and she ...

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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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The Young Joseph

Joseph was the oldest son of Jacob’s favorite wife, Rachel. Jacob loved Joseph and made Joseph a lovely coat which made his brothers jealous.

One day Joseph had a dream, and he dreamed that he and his ...

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Common Q&A

I looked all over the Bible for anything about purgatory, I can't find a thing. Can you help me?

I looked all over the Bible for anything about purgatory, I can't find a thing. Can you help me?

The Bible says nothing at all about purgatory.

The Catholics and some Eastern churches say it is a place where people go when they die, to be purified from their venial excusable, pardonable sins.

Catho...

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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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When will we be judged? Is it right when we die or do we wait somewhere until Christ returns?

When will we be judged? Is it right when we die or do we wait somewhere until Christ returns?

The Bible tells us that when we are dead we know absolutely nothing.
Here are some Scriptures to support this belief: (all from the NIV)

Ecclesiastes 9:10
" Whatever you hand finds to do, do it with all y...

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