Discern - November/December 2015

November/December 2015

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Origin of Christmas on Trial
“Origin of Christmas” on Trial

Many believe the birth of Jesus was the origin of Christmas celebrations, but the Bible and history don’t agree. Why not put the origin of Christmas on trial?

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What Does the Migrant Crisis Mean for Europe?
What Does the Migrant Crisis Mean for Europe?

The European Union is facing an unparalleled immigration catastrophe. How is this migrant crisis likely to change Europe’s future?


True Christianity: Imperfect People Striving Toward Perfection
Change  True Christianity: Imperfect People Striving Toward Perfection

One of the hardest things about being a Christian is accepting how hard it is to be a Christian. Why do so many fail to live up to God’s standards?

Why Sex Is Never Casual
Relationships  Why Sex Is Never Casual

In today’s world many just want a mutually satisfying sexual encounter rather than a committed relationship. But here’s why sex is never casual.

Hoarders: Buried Alive
Change  Hoarders: Buried Alive

Some harbor a compulsion to hoard physical things, often to their own hurt. But even more common is the human tendency to mentally hoard destructive sins.

Does God Exist? Proof 1: Origin of the Universe
God  Does God Exist? Proof 1: Origin of the Universe

God says He created the universe. Scientific materialists say it came into existence through natural physical means. Who is right? And what is the evidence?

Unthankfulness: A Sign of Perilous Times
Prophecy  Unthankfulness: A Sign of Perilous Times

Thanksgiving and its opposite don’t seem that important to most people. But God looks at things differently. Ingratitude is one of the symptoms of society on the brink.



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