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Keeping the Sabbath

Keeping the Sabbath

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

Racism and Nationalism

Racism and Nationalism

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

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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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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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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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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For the Children

David Chosen to be King

Long, long ago, about 1000 years before Jesus was born, God gave Samuel the priest a message. God had chosen someone to be the king of Israel, and Samuel was to go and visit a family in Bethlehem.When...

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Abraham and Isaac

Abraham and Sarah had been living in Canaan for quite a few years, and they had no children because they were old. Then once again God said they would have a son, and a little later Isaac was born. Go...

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The Creation

A few thousands of years ago, there was nothing, then God decided to make the world. Now God has so much power that He can do anything He wants to. He's got far more power than we can even think about...

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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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Please inform me on what the Bible has to say about women pastors.

Please inform me on what the Bible has to say about women pastors.

The Bible is quite definite on its view. If you believe that it is the Word of God, and therefore containing inspired and infallible advice, then it is against women preachers.

" All Scripture is God-br...

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Can I marry someone of a different race?

Can I marry someone of a different race?

There are many circumstances which bring extra difficulties to a marriage – difference of race or culture, difference of education or ability, marked difference in social background, wide disparity in...

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