Tithing is currently defined by the church as payment of one-tenth of one’s annual income. … The money that is given is used to construct and maintain its…

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Parent company HarperCollins Official website zondervan.com Is the Bible copyrighted? The Bible itself is not Copyrighted, but many translations are, such as the Phillips, NIV, Moffatt, NKJV, RSV,…

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Ecclesiastical Latin continues to be the official language of the Catholic Church. Do Catholic priests have to learn Latin? No. There is no need for Catholic priests to…

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But Saul, who was also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked intently at him. And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of…

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“I will make my dwelling among you, and my soul shall not abhor you.” “The one who hears you hears me, and the one who rejects you rejects…

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What does the Bible say about healing ourselves? However, let’s take a closer look at Luke 4:23. The passage reads (NIV): Jesus said to them, “Surely you will…

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The Catechism of the Catholic Church states that Organ transplants are in conformity with the moral law if the physical and psychological dangers and risks to the donor…

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The first mention of gold in the Bible is in Genesis (2:12 KJV), “And the gold of that land is good; bdellium and onyx stone are there.” In…

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Jesus was stripped of his clothing and offered vinegar mixed with myrrh or gall (likely posca), to drink after saying “I am thirsty”. He was then hung between…

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“They’re called ‘mortal’ or ‘deadly’ because they lead to the death of the soul,” says Richard G. Newhauser, an English professor at Arizona State University who has edited…

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