What Is The Biblical View On Yoga, Zumba, Pilates

As with many things in life, there are extremes in the area of exercise. Some people focus entirely on spirituality, to the neglect of their physical bodies. Others focus so much attention on the form and shape of their physical bodies that they neglect spiritual growth and maturity. Neither of these indicates a Biblical balance.
Zumba is a popular fitness and dance programme that is held in gyms, community centres, and even some churches. How should a Christian react to Zumba? Should we participate? What about Yoga, Holy Yoga, and Pilates?
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SA Elections Biblical Guide For Voters

As responsible citizens, Christians must strive to honour God in all areas of life. We are to oppose evil and work for righteousness. Christians therefore have a Biblical duty to vote. Amidst all the electioneering, unrealistic promises, media performances, slogan shouting, and empty rhetoric, it is very difficult to maintain an objective perspective on reality. Many even find it difficult to discern between what is right and what is wrong during election campaigns.
Be careful to not merely listen to what is said, but to observe what is done. Cut through the vast volume of verbiage and evaluate each party and candidate in your area on the crucial Biblical issues.
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Has The Ark Been Found

There is significant evidence proving that the remains of Noah’s Ark have been found in Urartu, the Biblical Ararat, a region in eastern Turkey. In late 1986, the governor of the area decided to officially recognise the formation as Noah’s Ark. This is a site where one can go and see the remains, so why has most of the Christian world not heard of it?
Whatever your conclusion about the location of the ark; the flood and the ark is a sign to mankind that God punishes sin and that mankind needed to be redeemed. In Jesus Christ, God has provided the sacrifice so that we may be reconciled to Him. Every person has a choice to make: Do I accept God’s salvation plan – like Noah – or do I live as if there will never be a Judgement Day?
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From A Crown Of Thorns To A Crown Of Victory

The crown Jesus received was one that spoke not to the wealth and opulence of this world, but to the nature of His coming. The crown of thorns was placed in an attitude of mockery and scorn. We cannot look past the crown of thorns and ignore its immense meaning. Jesus willingly wore a crown of thorns for us. But this was just temporary. Jesus knew that one glorious day He would wear another crown.
The crown of thorns is indeed a crown of victory and through them we are invited to come to Jesus, the King of kings and Lord of lords and receive His forgiveness. When we do, because of His crown of thorns, those who believe in Him will receive a crown that is imperishable, a crown of rejoicing, a crown of righteousness, the crown of glory, and the crown of life. We are victorious! That is what the crown of thorns is pointing us to.

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