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What is the Origin and Significance of the Church Bells?

What is the Origin and Significance of the Church Bells?

A church bell in the Christian tradition is a bell which is rung in a church for a variety of ceremonial purposes, and can be heard outside the building. Traditionally they are used to call worshipers to the church for a communal service, and to announce times of daily prayer, called the canonical hours. They are also rung on special […]

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Joseph, Mother Mary and Baby Jesus.

Did Jesus Have A Last Name?

Christ is not Jesus’ last name or surname. People in those days did not have last names. Instead, they were identified in other ways, especially if they had a common name (and Jesus was a common name). Many people were identified by who their fathers were, for example, Levi the son of Alphaeus (Mark 2:14). We call Him “Jesus,” and […]

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Will Heaven Be on Earth.

Will Heaven Be on Earth?

It is important to note that “heaven comes to earth” only through God’s miraculous intervention and re-creation. No amount of human effort, as noble is it may be in some cases, will ever be able to create “heaven on earth.” People may speak of spending eternity with God in heaven, and they may also speak of eternal punishment in hell. […]

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I am a new Christian. What is the next step?

I am a new Christian. What is the next step?

Congratulations! If you are a new believer, you have just experienced the beginning of your new, eternal life (John 3:16; 10:10). Your sins have been forgiven and you have been given a fresh start (Romans 4:7). You have now been given inexpressible, glorious joy (1 Peter 1:8-9). In addition to the wonderful blessings of knowing Christ, you are probably thinking, […]

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What Are Some Forms of Modern Idolatry?

What Are Some Forms of Modern Idolatry?

Idolatry is clearly sinful to God. Idolatry can include both literal worship of idols as well as worshiping other things or giving higher priority to anything other than Jesus Christ. The way to overcome idolatry is to love God completely, replacing sinful practices with God-honoring practices, and doing everything to the glory of God. All the various forms of modern […]

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How Are Idols Connected to Demons?

How Are Idols Connected to Demons?

A connection between idols (or false gods) and demons (or fallen angels) is seen in Deuteronomy 32:16–17 which states, “They stirred him to jealousy with strange gods; with abominations they provoked him to anger. They sacrificed to demons that were no gods, to gods they had never known, to new gods that had come recently, whom your fathers had never […]

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