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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....

Racism and Nationalism

Racism and Nationalism

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

The Reason for Suffering

The Reason for Suffering

Pain and sorrow are everywhere. A child is born deformed. The future of ano...

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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Articles

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 t...

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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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The Devil and His Angels

The Devil and His Angels

Have you ever been tempted to do something that you know you shouldn't do? Have you ever experienced an inner desire — a silent voice within you — suggesting that you do something, and that no one wil...

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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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The Prodigal Son

Jesus used to tell stories, called parables, which showed a message.
One day he told a story about a man who had two sons, who both worked for him on his farm. Both the sons knew that when their father...

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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

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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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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What does the bible teach on water baptism?

What does the bible teach on water baptism?

Baptism became an important part of believing after Jesus Christ himself gave the instruction that it should be done.
" Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation, whoever believes a...

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