What type of ceremonies does the Continuing Church of God have? What does the Bible teach about marriage, funerals, baptism, blessing of little children, healing/exorcism, and anointing of church leaders? Are related ceremonies detailed in the Bible?
This sermonette is in both English and Serbian. Aleksandar 'Sasha' Veljic discusses all things being put under our feet, the resurrection, the Kingdom of God, and as well as our transformation from mortal to immortal
Ephesus is the first of seven churches mentioned in the Book of Revelation. It was considered the most prosperous city outside of ancient Rome. It was a city on the Aegean Sea. Where the Ephesians Gentiles? What beliefs did they hold. What was the period of time that the Ephesian church era dominated? What happened towards the end of its era?
According to Roman Catholic sources, the Inquisition was began by Pope Lucius III in 1184. In the next century, Pope Innocent IV officially authorized inquisitors to use torture. This video was shot in Europe and includes night scenes from Barcelona, Spain. The Spanish Inquisition, early Roman Empire persecutions, and Protestant persecutions are discussed.
Pretty much all who claim Christianity have heard of Pentecost. Many even observe it to some degree. But most do not fully understand what it means, and many have wrong ideas about it. Dr. Thiel explains several of the names the Bible uses for Pentecost (like Feast of Weeks and Feast of the Firstfruits), as well as several of its meanings, and its possible connection to the Ten Commandments.
From New Zealand, John Hickey goes over the verses in 1st and 2nd Thessalonians. He encourages people to study the Bible, be wary of Satan, and to associate with those who live according to the truth.
Is Asia an important area in the world toady? Is it destined to play a big role in the end times? What is the significance of Asia and the coming "kings of the east" as mentioned in the book of Jude and Revelation?
Christians are told to desire spiritual gifts and to have the gifts of the Spirit. What are they? How are they granted? What about faith, knowledge, wisdom, prophecy, dreams, healings, tongues, and love? What gifts are the most important for a Christian to develop?
The Apostle Paul wrote that the mystery of lawlessness existed in his day, but in the end times the 'man of sin,' the 'son of perdition' would rise up. Why will the world tolerate this? What about signs and lying wonders, economic blackmail, and persecutions? Why is the mystery of iniquity? Do most professing Christian faiths practice the 'mystery of lawlessness'?
Why is there still a controversy about how to count to Pentecost and can that problem be solved?