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These two religions are from the subcontinent. They are closely related to Hinduism, as is Buddhism. Jainism There are between 6 -7 million Jains in the world. Most live in India. There are about 80,000 in the U.S.A. (Countries with … Continue reading
These two religions are from Persia (Iran). One is ancient. One is of more recent origin. Zoroastrianism There are fewer than 200,000 followers of this religion in the world. Most are in India, Pakistan, and Iran (Top Countries of the … Continue reading
Many go “all out” for Halloween. Houses are decorated. Costumes are selected. Candy is purchased. Did you know that ¼ of all candy sold in the U.S is sold for Halloween? (Halloween 2018- History, history.com). Personally, I have never understood … Continue reading
Botham Jean was fatally shot by Amber Guyger on the night of September 06, 2018. It appears to have happened due to a tragic mistake. Fatigued, and perhaps distracted, Guyger claims to have confused Jean’s fourth floor apartment for her … Continue reading
These two religions are from China. They have their roots in the 6th century B.C. Confucianism There are between 5- 6 million followers of this religion in the world (World Religions by Number of Followers, Conservapedia.com). Most are in China, … Continue reading
Our text of study is Ephesians 4:15. It reads, “but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head – Christ.” The context concerns the use of spiritual gifts, and roles in … Continue reading