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Articles for Faith 

Apr 30, 2018

Family Tree

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Genealogy has an important place in the Bible. Perhaps the best known examples are in the Old Testament with the long lists of who begat whom. (I have copied one from I Chronicles below.) Genealogies provide legitamacy in the Old Testament; there were prophecies about a Messiah descended from King David so in the New Testament (Matthew and Luke), there are two, differing, genealogies of Jesus.…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General

Apr 16, 2018

Caring for God's Creation

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

April 22, 1970 was the date of the first Earth Day. Almost 50 years ago! Since then there has been great progress in protecting the environment, but there is so much more that needs to be done, Unfortunately, there is a blatant disregard on the part of the current administration for environmental concerns and a rolling back of many of the safeguards which had been put in place.  Yet…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General

Apr 9, 2018

In His Image

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

"So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them."  (New International Version)

For people who like to take the Bible literally, that must be a difficult verse. Do they imagine a God who looks just like them? Do they imagine a multi-colored God who is male and female? Is God an old white man with a flowing beard who…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Mar 26, 2018

Bunnies, Chicks and Butterflies

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Bunnies, chicks, and eggs are symbols of new life so you can see how they would be associated with Easter.  Butterflies are also symbols of Easter. Their whole life cycle is meant to symbolize the life of Jesus Christ. The first stage is the caterpillar, which stands for Jesus' life on earth. The second phase begins from the cocoon stage, portraying the crucifixion and burial of Jesus.…  MORE >>

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Articles for Faith