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When is Advent celebrated? | History of Advent
The traditions and history of the Advent Season, the beginning of the Christian year.
Bible study on the book of Thessalonians
Paul's heart was fixed on the spiritual growth of the Thessalonians, as well as their accuracy in Christian doctrine. So in a brief letter, he took the time to clarify that indeed the Lord's Day had not come yet, and that there were events, or signs, which had to occur before that day.
The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins Teaches Christians to be Prepared for the Second Coming
The Parable of the Wise and Foolish virgins teaches Christians the need to stay awake and watchful spiritually. Be ready for anything.
The Parable of the Faithful Steward Teaches on the Importance of Being Prepared and Watchful
In the parable of The Faithful Steward, the steward and the servant are one and the same, working for the master. Their job is well-defined, and their responsibility is great. If they get lazy and apathetic about their duties, and fail to do what they were called to do, there are consequences.
Bible study on the book of Peter
Peter's desire as an apostle and follower of Jesus Christ was to not only strengthen the faith of the believers, but to warn them of the sheep in wolves' clothing that were coming in to destroy the flock.
The Disciples were Appointed to Carry on the Gospel
The disciples were to play a key role in bringing this hope of salvation to the world. Without them, the sacrifice of Jesus would have availed nothing.
The Parable of the Importunate Widow Teaches that Persistence Pays
The parable of the Impoprtunate Widow teaches that persistence pays. People can be so impatient that they give up and quit right before their answer comes. At the end of this parable, Jesus discusses the concept of persistent faith.
The Christian New Year Begins on January First According to the Gregorian Calendar
For political and military reasons, January 1, 153 B.C. became the beginning of the new year. The Roman calendar was widely used throughout western Europe, until revised by Aloysius Lilius, an Italian doctor, astronomer, philosopher and chronologist. Pope Gregory XIII commanded Christians to use this new and improved calendar in 1582, and named it after himself. It is still the most widely used calendar in the world.
Bible study on the book of 2nd chronicles
Like 1 Chronicles, this book is made up of two distinct sections. The first covers the reign of Solomon, and the second covers the rise and fall of the remaining kings of Judah. Altogether, 2 Chronicles reveals God's heart toward His people: though they were a rebellious nation who continually rejected Him as their King, He still continued to watch over them, and fulfill His plan of redemption through them.
The Parable of the Unprofitable Servant Teaches Chrsitians the Need to Live for God
The Parable of the Unprofitable Servant teaches that it is more honorable to invest your talent than to keep it safe. This means that God expects Christians to use their God-given talents to preach the gospel.
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