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The Crusades to the Holy Land

The Crusades to the Holy Land

by Jesus Christ Savior “Undertake this journey for the remission of your sins, with the assurance of the imperishable glory of the Kingdom of Heaven!” 1 Pope Urban II, in one of history’s most powerful speeches, initiated 200 years of the Crusades at the Council of Clermont, France on November 27, […]

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Christmas nativity

What is a Christmas nativity?

by Got Questions Tradition says that Francis of Assisi created the very first Christmas nativity scene in AD 1223 after a trip to the Holy Land and Christ’s birthplace. So began a new tradition that took root in many Western countries. Today, we can see nativity scenes in front of […]

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Why Celebrate Christmas?

Why Celebrate Christmas?

by Got Questions Christians the world over celebrate Christmas in honor of the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem. Various Christmas traditions have been associated with the celebration of Christmas, and different cultures celebrate different ways. The unifying factor is the historical fact that Jesus was born, c. 5 BC. […]

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Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, painting by Giovanni Demin (1789-1859)

Feel Insignificant?

by Rev. Sunday Bwanhot But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times. Micah 5:2 God specializes in creating things out of nothing […]

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