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The Messiah

What do Christians believe about this important figure?

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The Messiah

What do Christians believe about this important figure?

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What does ‘Messiah’ mean? You may have heard the term ‘messiah’ in popular culture. The 18th century composer Handel wrote a choral work called The Messiah, featuring the famous ‘Hallelujah’ chorus. People often use the term ‘messiah complex’ to describe someone who acts like they […]

John’s Prologue

What does this passage from John’s gospel suggest about Jesus?

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John’s Prologue

What does this passage from John’s gospel suggest about Jesus?

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John chapter 1 is very often known as ‘John’s Prologue’. A prologue is an opening or introduction to a bigger piece of work. In a play, the prologue is often a dramatic recitation given by the narrator that will help the audience know what to […]

Judaism and Christianity

How does one Jew who believes that Jesus is the Messiah view the link between Christianity and Judaism?

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Judaism and Christianity

How does one Jew who believes that Jesus is the Messiah view the link between Christianity and Judaism?

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For many people Christianity is believed to have its roots firmly in the Jewish faith. For centuries Judaism has  believed that God is going to send a Messiah, a conquering King, who will come to bring freedom and restoration, returning the world to the way […]

The First Christmas

What do we learn about Christmas in the Bible?

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Christmas is an important time for Christians. It is the time when they remember God coming to earth in the form of a baby (this is known as the incarnation). In the Bible, Jesus is referred to as ‘Immanuel,’ which means ‘God with us.’ The […]