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Seven Deadly Sins – Gluttony

Gluttony is usually associated with overeating, but it really has to do with overconsumption. In “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” Augustus Gloop, the first child who has an accident, almost drowns in the ...

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Insects Mentioned in the Bible

Insects are considered pests in most homes in the United States. If you have termites, roaches or spiders, you may have called your local pest control to get rid of those bugs. The authors of the Bible used insects to te ...

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Common Birds in the Bible

Backyard bird feeding and bird watching are popular hobbies that connect you to nature. There’s something special about finding a bright red cardinal at your bird feeder or spotting a rare bird while you’re o ...

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Seven Virtues – Charity, Part 2

Charity is a complex subject that could be discussed for weeks while just barely scraping the surface of what it is and what it looks like. One of the most difficult aspects of love is that the word has so many layers of ...

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Seven Virtues – Charity, Part 1

First Corinthians 13:13 says, “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.” Love, translated as charity, is more than the feeling you have for your spouse or child. Th ...

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Seven Virtues - Faith

The cardinal virtues, courage, justice, temperance and prudence, can be practiced by anyone, regardless of religion. These four virtues outline civilized society and morality. Faith, hope and charity are considered theol ...

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Epiphany, Twelfth Night and the Christian Calendar

Practically everyone remembers the song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas." What a lot of people forget is that the 12th day is an important date in the Christian calendar. It's the day that remembers the Wise Men's visit ...

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A Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

In 1908, Father Paul Wattson conceived an idea known as the Octave of Christian Unity. Wattson is one of the cofounders of the Graymoor Franciscan Friars, a branch in the Catholic Church. He wanted the church to focus on ...

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The Church of England Affirms Transgender Baptism

The Church of England recently published guidelines for “Pastoral Guidance for use in conjunction with the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith in the context of gender transition.” It’s an interesting develo ...

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Who Was John the Baptist’s Mother?

Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus. Much of the Christmas story focuses on his mother, Mary, but there’s another important woman who played a role in the birth of Christ. She doesn’t get a lot of press i ...

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