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Should we pay Tithes?

Should we pay Tithes?

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

Trusting the Bible

Trusting the Bible

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

Racism and Nationalism

Racism and Nationalism

Nationalism and racism are evident everywhere. Cultural, tribal, or family ...

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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Why I Believe the Bible

Why I Believe the Bible

Why do I believe the Bible? Why do I believe in a book that was written by 40 independent authors, living in ten countries during a period covering in excess of 1500 years? Why do I believe in a book ...

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Should we pay Tithes?

Should we pay Tithes?

Tithing is a system by which people are required to donate, usually one tenth, of their gross or net income to the church. By doing this many suffer real hardship for themselves and their families, so...

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Will there be a Rapture of the Church?

Will there be a Rapture of the Church?

The ‘Rapture of the Church’ is a phrase that is commonly heard in Christian circles, and refers to a belief that there will shortly be an event of enormous significance to the Christian: namely, when ...

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For the Children

Paul gets Shipwrecked

After Paul changed to believe correctly in God, he worked very hard for God. He travelled to lots of places telling them about God, but most of the people didn't want to listen.

They even complained to...

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God Looks After Jacob

Poor Jacob. He had been sent away from his family. He had tricked his own family, and it had backfired. His father was angry. His brother wanted to kill him. He had to run away. His mother had family ...

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Jacob and Esau

After Isaac and Rebelath had been married for a few years, Rebekah gave birth to twin boys. The eldest was called Esau. He grew into a red, hairy man who loved the outdoors. Isaac liked to eat the mea...

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Common Q&A

Where can I find the scripture that proves Jesus had brothers and sisters?

Where can I find the scripture that proves Jesus had brothers and sisters?

Mary and Joseph did have children, therefore they were Jesus' half-brothers and-sisters. Matthew 13:56 reads: "Isn't his mother's name Mary, and aren't his brothers James, Joseph, Simon and Judas? Are...

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What day is the Sabbath is supposed to be honored?

What day is the Sabbath is supposed to be honored?

The day of worship was changed from the Sabbath (Saturday) under the Law of Moses in the time following Jesus' death and resurrection. The Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol 1, pp 62,63

There is available today s...

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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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