In the Bible, there are several references to turtle doves being sacrificed; their sacrifice represents giving all one has to God. This pair of birds symbolizes peace and innocence. More »

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Turtle doves symbolize love and faithfulness because they mate for life, work together to build nests and raise their young together. They are immortalized in literary and poetic works, such as the Old Testament, and art... More »

Symbols of hope from ancient times include turtle doves, palms, butterflies and fish. Many early symbols of hope originated in the Bible and have evolved into universal symbols for individuals of all religions and belief... More »

The Bible comprises two sections: the Old Testament, which tells the story of the Jews' migrations and covenants with God, and the New Testament, which tells the story of Jesus Christ. It opens with a description of the... More »

Jews and Christians believe that the ultimate author of the Bible is God, via more or less direct inspiration given to human writers. Who and how many people were involved in the writing of the Bible is a matter of both ... More »

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Family is a key theme in the Bible, since it states God created humans for the purpose of living together as families. The Bible compares the church to a real family, noting it as a family of believers. According to the ... More »

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The Bible is full of encouraging verses like Philippians 4:5-6, stating: "Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace o... More »

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