Posts Tagged ‘death’

Easter

What makes this festival so special?

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Easter

What makes this festival so special?

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What springs to mind when you hear the word ‘Easter’? Bunnies? Hot cross buns? Gooey creme eggs? Easter is one of the most special times in the year for Christians – and very little of it has to do with chocolate! ‘Easter’ is a season […]

God, the World and Stuff: the Cross

Why is Jesus' death so significant?

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God, the World and Stuff: the Cross

Why is Jesus' death so significant?

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How can an event that happened 2000 years ago many miles way make a difference to anybody’s life today? RE:quest spoke to theologian Dr. Krish Kandiah about what makes Jesus’ death on the cross such an important part of Christian belief. To find out more […]

Prayer – the answer we are not looking for.

What happens when our prayers seem to go unanswered?

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Prayer – the answer we are not looking for.

What happens when our prayers seem to go unanswered?

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One reason that Christians pray is because they believe it can change things. They believe that, just as in the Bible, miracles happen when a person prays. But what happens when a prayer seems to go unanswered and instead of getting better the person actually […]

Bereavement

Losing someone close

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Bereavement

Losing someone close

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What is it like to lose someone close to you? How did one Christian cope with the death of his father? How can faith and belonging to a community help during times of bereavement? Watch the film to hear more about one person’s experience.

The cross

What do Christians believe happened when Jesus died?

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The cross

What do Christians believe happened when Jesus died?

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Is anyone perfect? Is it even worth trying to be perfect? What is sin? Is there any consequence to sin? What does it mean for us that Jesus died on the cross? Find out a Christian view about sin, the impact it has on us […]

Suffering

What do Christians think about suffering?

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Suffering

What do Christians think about suffering?

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Where is God in the midst of pain and suffering? How can a good God allow bad things to happen? If God is all powerful, why doesn’t He just ‘fix’ everything and make the world a perfect place? These questions are perhaps the deepest and […]

Christian Funeral Videos

What does a Christian funeral look like?

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Christian Funeral Videos

What does a Christian funeral look like?

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Watch these videos to take a glimpse of what a Christian funeral might be like. Discover also a Christian’s belief about God and death.

Resurrection evidence

What happened to Jesus' body?

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Resurrection evidence

What happened to Jesus' body?

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After Jesus was crucified, his body was placed in a cave and a large rock was rolled in front of the entrance. Roman guards were ordered to stand and keep watch over it to ensure that the body wasn’t stolen. However, after three days, Christians […]

Christian funerals

What happens at a Christian funeral?

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Christian funerals

What happens at a Christian funeral?

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For Christians, a funeral service is a way of saying ‘thank-you’ to God for the dead person and to celebrate their life, as well as saying goodbye. The funeral may take place at a church, or there is a chapel at the crematorium or cemetery […]

Life after death

What do Christians believe happens next?

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Life after death

What do Christians believe happens next?

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Whatever people believe about life after death, a funeral can help them to cope with the loss of someone they love. Surrounded by family and friends, they can share happy memories and comfort each other. For Christians, funerals give an opportunity to gain encouragement and […]