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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...

Trusting the Bible

Trusting the Bible

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

Was Jesus God?

Was Jesus God?

Jesus is popularly represented as God the Son, and as such, part of a three...

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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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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Is Heaven for You?

Is Heaven for You?

"There is a blessed home, Beyond this land of woe, Where trials never come, nor tears of sorrow flow, Where faith is lost in sight,  and patient hope is crowned, And everlasting light Its glory t...

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For the Children

Abram and Sarai

Abram lived with his wife Sarai in Ur of the Chaldees, which was near Babylon in the country which is now called Iraq.

One day God said to Abram, “I want you to leave this country, and travel to a plac...

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The Marriage at Cana

One day Jesus and his disciples went to a wedding in Cana, and Jesus' mother Mary was there too. Now Cana was in the north of the country, near the lake called Galilee, and it was fairly near to Nazar...

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Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand

Many people followed Jesus to see the miracles that he did when he healed their sicknesses.

One day, Jesus was near the shore of the lake of Galilee and a lot of people followed him to see what he woul...

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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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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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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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Oh no: we can't find that page!

You asked for http://bible.org.nz/index1.html, but despite our computers looking very hard, we could not find it. What happened ?

  • the link you clicked to arrive here has a typo in it
  • or somehow we removed that page, or gave it another name
  • or, quite unlikely for sure, maybe you typed it yourself and there was a little mistake ?

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