There are many traditions from many cultures from many different points in time. But what about some of the traditions that we hold to today? Which ones come from scripture and are accurate and which ones aren’t? Join us as we explore some of these traditions that we in the faith hold to.
Today Christmas is a holiday well known by Christians and non-christians alike. It’s a season that places retail companies back in the black and decorates houses with lights and various attractions. But did you know that Christmas was not always celebrated by Christians and that Christmas was even outlawed at one point in time? Join us as we learn more about this holiday and this tradition, the scriptures related to Christmas, as well as the history surrounding Christmas. Come learn the God Honest Truth with us.
Halloween is an old tradition dating back thousands of years. It always comes around on the same date, October 31, of every year making it easy to remember. And it’s a tradition that is celebrated not only by pagans, wiccans, and atheists, but also by some Christians as well. But where did this old tradition come from? What is it meant to symbolize? What does scripture have to say about this holiday? Join us as we learn together about Halloween and what scripture says about this tradition.
Through the years the original sin tradition that has come down to us, at least in some circles, is that human beings are conceived and born as sinners. We’re told that as soon as we’re conceived in our mother’s womb that we are sinners in need of salvation. But is this tradition true? Can we find evidence for this from logic, reason, history, but most importantly Scripture? Come study with us on the topic of “original sin” and let’s learn together.
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