What is Sin and Is All Sin Equal? 1

What is Sin and Is All Sin Equal?

This question is asked often, is all sin equal? Then again, we also ask, what is sin, anyway? Many Christians have been under the impression that all sin is equal in the eyes of God but is that what the Word says? Today, we’re going to examine the Bible to see what it says about the equality of sin. We’ll also discover what “sin” is along with the meaning of “trespass,” “transgression,” and “iniquity” since we see these words often throughout Scripture.

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The Dilemma: Should Christians Celebrate Christmas or Not? 2

The Dilemma: Should Christians Celebrate Christmas or Not?

Do you celebrate the traditional Christmas or the birth of the Messiah? I ask this question because there is a difference between the two. One is steeped in tradition and paganism while the other focuses on celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

Many people celebrate Christmas in the same way their parents have celebrated Christmas, with family gatherings, lots of presents and lots of food and Christmas treats with no thought of the origins of Christmas.

So, I’m asking three questions, well, make that four questions:

  1. Should Christians celebrate Christmas?
  2. Do believers know why they are celebrating Christmas?
  3. Do you celebrate Christmas focused on the birth of Jesus?
  4. Would Paul celebrate Christmas? Would Jesus?
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Should Christians Celebrate Halloween or Have a Light Party? 3

Should Christians Celebrate Halloween or Have a Light Party?

Ah, it’s that time of year again when our thoughts turn towards the fall season and what it embraces. Cooler temperatures, the leaves changing colours, raking huge piles of leaves for jumping in, oh, and the corn maze…and pumpkins galore! And we can’t forget this…hot chocolate! Fall is such a beautiful season as it holds the Thanksgiving holiday and the often-dreaded Halloween holiday. It’s also the time of year when believers ask themselves the question, “should Christians celebrate Halloween?”

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Will God Forgive the Sin of Suicide? 4

Will God Forgive the Sin of Suicide?

Will God forgive those who commit suicide? This hot topic stems from a previous post about the Unforgivable Sin. Several readers have written to me with their points of view on my statement that God will forgive those who commit suicide. So, I thought it would be good to study the Bible with you about this so we can learn together what the Word of God says about forgiving those who commit the sin of suicide.

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Is the Permissive Will of God even Biblical? 5

Is the Permissive Will of God even Biblical?

I’ve been thinking about God’s will lately. I know that God has a perfect will for us, His plan that He designed for each of us from before the foundation of the earth. But my thoughts have been turning to the idea of God having a permissive will. I have heard it said from the pulpit that God has a permissive will so that got me thinking about this. Today, we’re going to look at the Bible itself to see if it talks about the permissive will of God. Are you with me?

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What is the Unforgivable Sin? 6

What is the Unforgivable Sin?

The unforgivable sin, what is it and why do you need to know about it? Have you ever asked yourself the question, “have I committed the unforgivable sin?” Or maybe this question, “can the unpardonable sin be committed today, in this era? These are fair questions and today, I am going to help you understand what it is and what it isn’t.

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No Compromise about the Christmas Debate 7

No Compromise about the Christmas Debate

Hello! Come, gather around the table with me. I feel compelled to share something with you and I’m open for discussion on this topic. Are you ready to hear? This may come as a surprise to you, but we (my husband and I) no longer celebrate “Christmas.” {gasp} I know! The commercialism, the gift-giving, the parties, none of it. Not even Christmas cards. So, here’s the truth, the real reason why we no longer celebrate Christmas. I think it will surprise you! Are you ready to discuss the Christmas debate? Then grab a cuppa and join in the conversation!

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Why We No Longer Celebrate Halloween

Why We No Longer Celebrate Halloween

I gotta tell ya, we no longer celebrate Halloween. We used to, back when we thought it was a harmless activity, a fun thing for the kids, but not any longer.

This is a divisive topic, I know, even among believers. We are not experts on this subject but we do know one thing: we know what the Bible says about good and evil. So, with that let me tell you our story about the decision we made. We are not pushing our beliefs on anyone but simply telling you why we no longer celebrate a day that is intended for evil.

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