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Updated Articles and Resources

By Mary Fairchild

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • How to Forgive Created: Thursday, January 13, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learning how to forgive does not come naturally to us. In fact, forgiveness runs counter to our human nature and our desire for revenge.
    • Unitarian Universalist Beliefs and Practices Created: Monday, May 10, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn why Unitarian Universalist beliefs make it one of the most liberal religions. Unitarian Universalism borrows from many ancient and modern traditions.
    • Why Does the Date of Easter Change Every Year? Created: Monday, February 27, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn why the date of Easter changes every year, so that Easter Sunday can fall anywhere between March 22 and April 25.
    • Paschal Full Moon Created: Thursday, February 26, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn exactly what the Paschal Full Moon is, why it is important to Christians, and how it relates to the date of Easter.
    • How to Study the Bible Created: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn to study the Bible in an eight step method of Bible study. This technique is great for beginners, but can be geared toward any level of study.
    • 3 Reasons to Avoid Bitterness Created: Monday, June 11, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Maybe you've slipped into the bitterness trap unaware. Learn how to stay free from bitterness as a Christian single.
    • Quakers Denomination Created: Wednesday, June 09, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      This overview of the Quakers denomination will help you learn about the Religious Society of Friends, how they were founded and what they believe.
    • Quakers Beliefs and Practices Created: Wednesday, June 09, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      See how Quakers beliefs compare with mainstream Christianity. Learn how the beliefs and practices of Quakers affect the way Friends live.
    • Quakers History Created: Wednesday, June 09, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      The Quakers history was marked by persecution. As a faith movement, Quakers stood for social reform, pacifism, and freedom from restrictive doctrine.
    • Christian Science Church Beliefs and Practices Created: Friday, April 30, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn basic Christian Science beliefs and practices with this overview of what the Christian Science Church teaches its members.
    • Passover Feast Created: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn all about the Bible feast known as the Passover Feast or Pesach and consider the fulfillment of the Messiah, Jesus Christ, through the feast.
    • Feast of Lots Created: Tuesday, October 16, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn all about the Bible feast known as the Feast of Lots or Purim. See what this holiday has to do with Queen Esther and Mordecai.
    • Day of Atonement Created: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn all about the Bible feast known as the Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur from a Christian perspective.
    • Feast of Trumpets Created: Thursday, August 21, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn about the Feast of Trumpets or Rosh Hashanah from a Christian perspective, including traditional observances, Bible references, and more.
    • Feast of Pentecost Created: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn all about the Bible feast known as Pentecost, Shavuot, or the Feast of Weeks. Understand this Jewish Holiday from a Christian perspective.
    • What Is Ash Wednesday? Created: Thursday, February 09, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn all about Ash Wednesday and what Christians commemorate this first day of the Lenten Season?
    • Jehovah's Witnesses Beliefs and Practices Created: Wednesday, June 02, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn about Jehovah Witness beliefs and practices. Compare how some Jehovah Witness beliefs differ from mainline Christianity.
    • Cain - First Human Child to be Born Created: Monday, September 24, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Cain was the first person to commit murder in the Bible and the first-born son to Adam and Eve. See the important lessons we can learn from his life.
    • 1 Timothy Created: Monday, July 28, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      The book of 1 Timothy describes Christ-centered living in the Christian church, both for leaders and members. See how you and your church measure up.
    • Timothy - Companion of the Apostle Paul Created: Sunday, August 18, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Timothy in the Bible became the Apostle Paul's successor because he was spiritually mature. See how he advanced beyond his years to preach the gospel.
    • The Epistles Created: Monday, January 31, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      The Apostle Paul wrote the first 13 of the Epistles, letters written to the fledgling churches and individual believers in the earliest church days.
    • Books of the Bible Created: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      This study will analyze the 66 books of the Bible considered authoritative in Protestant churches and explain why the Apocryphal books are excluded.
    • Living Free of Guilt Created: Monday, April 16, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Knowing we are free of guilt and feeling that way may be two different things. Learn how you can walk free of guilt and shame and enjoy life again.
    • The Healing Power of Laughter Created: Friday, May 23, 2008 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Laughter therapy is good medicine according to doctors and the Bible. It might be just what the Great Physician has prescribed for your life.
    • Saul – First King of Israel Created: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      King Saul was one of the tragic figures of the Old Testament. Learn how King Saul went wrong, and what you can do to avoid his fatal mistake.
    • Khalid's Challenge Created: Sunday, June 14, 2009 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Khalid Mansoor Soomro is from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. This is his dramatic story telling how a Muslim convert came to faith in Jesus Christ.
    • 4 Keys to Good Decision Making Created: Monday, April 16, 2007 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Karen Wolff examines the concepts of judgment and discernment from a biblical standpoint and offers four keys to good decision making.
    • Justification Created: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Justification is a key concept in the doctrine of salvation. Learn why Christ's sacrifice provides justification for believers before God the Father.
    • Judas Iscariot – Betrayer of Jesus Christ Created: Wednesday, September 01, 2010 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Judas Iscariot, one of the12 disciples, betrayed Jesus for 30 pieces of silver. Was he the traitor history has painted him or only a necessary pawn?
    • Joyce Meyer Biography Created: Friday, June 24, 2011 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Joyce Meyer, with little more than a high school education, has built a multi-million dollar ministry. Learn of the controversy surrounding her.
    • Joseph - Earthly Father of Jesus Created: Monday, October 30, 2006 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Learn about Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus, what he accomplished, his character strengths, and what he teaches us about integrity and obedience.
    • Joseph of Arimathea – Donor of Jesus’ Tomb Created: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Joseph of Arimathea was a member of the Sanhedrin who took Jesus Christ's body down from the cross and buried it in his own tomb.

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