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The Meaning of the Methodist Cross

The Meaning of the Methodist Cross

The meaning of the Methodist cross is spiritually rich and full of historical and Biblical symbolism. The two main symbols of the United Methodist Church feature the traditional, plain cross coupled with the flame icon, combining the elements of the Roman cross and Jesus Christ’s atoning sacrifice with the flame or fire of the Holy […]

The Meaning of the Cross

The Meaning of the Cross

What is the true meaning of the Cross? The cross holds a lot of spiritual, actual and symbolic meaning for a lot of people worldwide, including both Christians and even non-Christians who have adopted the symbol of Christ’s suffering, death and resurrection as their own. The cross is a symbol of not only death but […]

The Meaning of the Maltese Cross

The Meaning of the Maltese Cross

What is the meaning of the Maltese Cross? The Maltese Cross is most often linked with the Knights of Malta, also known as the Knights Hospitallers, who ruled the Maltese islands from 1530 until 1798. The Maltese Cross is now widely used and linked with Malta as a country, appearing on the Maltese Euro coins […]

Gold Bible Verses

Gold Bible Verses

You may be surprised to learn that there are many positive references to gold, silver and jewelry in the Bible. Here are some of the most popular Gold Bible Verses from the King James version of the Bible, including both positive and negative admonishments from God’s Word, organized alphabetically by topic. Creation and the Patriarchs […]

Facts About the American Eagle Gold Coin

Facts About the American Eagle Gold Coin

The American Eagle Gold Coin, one of the most highly sought-after gold bullion coins—not only in America, but throughout the world—was first introduced by the U.S. mint in 1986. Additionally, its high demand due to its historical value, patriotic design and reasonable premium, contributes to it numismatic value: the premium a buyer is willing to […]

Was Jesus a Socialist?

Was Jesus a Socialist?

Jesus was emphatically not a Socialist or a Communist for that matter, in a political sense. Now that I’ve given you the answer, let me now explain how I came to this conclusion. Was Jesus a Socialist? Some on the Left-leaning political spectrum make the claim that Jesus was a Communist because of a passage […]

Why Classic Jewelry Never Goes Out of Style—And What to Own

Why Classic Jewelry Never Goes Out of Style—And What to Own

Classic: serving as a standard of excellence : of recognized value. Classic jewelry not only speaks of its own value, it positively shouts that you are precious, too! Classic jewelry says so much about your personality. You are probably a traditionalist, family-oriented with poise and a calm demeanor that people notice the moment you enter a room. Your jewelry is an accompaniment to your own person, not the star of the show. You like […]

Waiting Until Marriage with Purity Rings

Waiting Until Marriage with Purity Rings

Guess who invented sex. God did! His intention was for it to be pleasurable and intensely intimate. But He also intended it to be between one man and one woman in the bonds of marriage. 1 Thessalonians 4:3 tells us: For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from […]

Is it Idolatry to Wear a Cross?

Is it Idolatry to Wear a Cross?

Is it idolatry to wear a cross? The short answer: No. It is not idolatry for a Christian or any person to wear a cross, as long as they are not using it as an object of worship. The Biblical answer: Some use the old testament commands against graven images and idolatry to say that any […]

Silver in the Bible

Silver in the Bible

Did you know that “silver” appears in the Bible 283 times? The first mention of silver is in relation to the patriarch of faith, Abraham or Abram (before God changed his name). Genesis 13:2 says: “And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.” This was when Abram left Egypt to settle in […]