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A Series on the Seven Deadly Sins - An Overview of the Sins

In contrast to the seven virtues are the seven cardinal sins. Under Christian philosophy, the seven deadly sins are vices that lead to other immoralities. Generally, the concept of these sins is thought to come from the ...

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Meet Samson, Hercules of the Bible

Strong men and women are the backbone of the Marvel Universe and DC Comics. Wonder Woman, Superman, Wolverine and the Hulk are characters that have pulled even the non-comic book fans to their movies in record numbers. B ...

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Seven Virtues - Justice

From the time you’re little, you learn about fairness and justice. You probably learned about taking turns at the drinking fountain when you were in kindergarten. When you played games like Candy Land or Chutes and ...

Category: Politics Religion Spirituality ULC Topics

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Seven Virtues - Temperance

We bet one of the first things that came to mind with this virtue was the temperance movement that led to Prohibition in 1920. John Wesley, founder of the Methodist Church, believed that drinking liquor was an evil to be ...

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Giving Up on Your Bible Reading Plan? Give It One More Chance

It’s that time of year when New Year’s resolutions begin to wane. Life gets in the way. Maybe you just didn’t know what you were thinking. If you made a resolution to read through the Bible this year an ...

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Seven Virtues - Prudence

The seven virtues are the opposite of the seven deadly sins. The cardinal values are prudence, justice, temperance and courage, while the three theological virtues are faith, hope and charity. Over the next few posts, le ...

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Who Is Daniel and Why Does He Have a Fast Named After Him?

Chris Pratt recently announced that he was doing the Daniel Fast. The Daniel Fast is based on Daniel, a prophet from the Old Testament. Daniel’s most famous story is when he was in the lion’s den. Daniel was ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation Religion

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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 ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion Christianity

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6 Archaeological Finds in 2018 That Support Biblical History

Archaeology doesn’t always get the press it deserves. That could be because it’s very difficult to date historical artifacts. Maybe it’s because history just isn’t that exciting. But these archaeo ...

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What People of Faith Should Know About Hate Crimes

When a gunman killed 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue, it wasn’t just the Jewish community that was shook. Americans across the country, regardless of faith, were dismayed at the horror. The hate crime was obvio ...

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