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Racism and Nationalism

Racism and Nationalism

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

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...

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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Questions on Sexuality

Questions on Sexuality

In the beginning God created sex. The very first chapter of first book of the Bible is a very brief summary of creation, yet it finds room to tell us that when God made the first man and first woman, ...

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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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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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For the Children

Elijah – God’s Prophet

Elijah was a man who was very faithful to God, and he was a prophet; that means that God told him what to say to the people. One day God spoke to him and told him that there would be a drought in the ...

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The Tower of Babel

When the big flood destroyed everything on the earth, God saved just eight people from drowning by telling Noah to build an ark, or a very big boat.

About a hundred years after the flood, there were on...

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The Vineyard

One day Jesus told the people a parable, which is a story with a meaning. This parable was about a man who bought some land for a big yineyard.

The owner carefully planted all the grapevines, and he pl...

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Common Q&A

Is it possible to lose your salvation ? Are there any verses that support it?

Is it possible to lose your salvation ? Are there any verses that support it?

The phrase 'once saved always saved' does not occur in the Bible, or any other wording which means the same. We believe that the Bible does, in fact, not teach that. The belief has mainly arisen from ...

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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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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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