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What is the Spiritual Significance of the Story of Elijah and Elisha?

The previous article, “What Can We Learn from the Story of Elijah and Elisha?” responded to this Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Adom Ameyaw: Can you explain and give the significance 2

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What Does It Mean to Sit at the Right Hand of God?

In Psalm 110, David writes: The Lord says to my lord, “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies your footstool.” (Psalm 110:1) And in the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus quotes these words in an exchange with the

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If There Was No Literal Flood, What does the Ark Mean?

In his massive multi-volume work Secrets of Heaven, originally published in eight Latin volumes in London, 1749–1756, Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772) states that the first chapters of Genesis, up to somewhere in the genealogy in Genesis 11 that leads to the stories

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Why does God Harden our Hearts, and Why are We Held Responsible?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Steve: Dear Lee, Could you help answer this for me? Romans 9:14–23 speaks of God making vessels of honour and vessels of dishonour. Also

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Facing our Demons of Darkness, Depression, and Mental Illness – Part 1

These days we don’t talk much about demon possession. Yes, popular horror films such as The Exorcist, with their graphic portrayals of demonic possession, do make the rounds in our culture. But most respected health professionals think that a belief

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A Star in the East

For a video reading of this article on YouTube, click here. Matthew 2:1–12 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the

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Should Christians Tithe?

Over the past couple of years four readers have submitted Spiritual Conundrums to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life about tithing. First, a reader named Lisa: Lee: I belonged to a Christian church for thirty years which was fundamentalist. My husband paid

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The Ten Commandments: Our Spiritual Inventory List

These days the Ten Commandments may seem a bit . . . old. After all, they were delivered over three thousand years ago. Could a set of laws given in such archaic, semi-barbaric times still be relevant today? The Ten

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What is the Meaning of Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh?

The Gospel of Matthew tells us that: After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came . . . and there, ahead of them, went the star that they had seen at its rising, until it stopped over

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The Song of Mary: My Soul Magnifies the Lord

Reading: Luke 1:39–55 The Song of Mary  And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.” These words begin the poetic speech by Mary traditionally called “The Magnificat,” from the first word of

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