Zonder de wet van Mozes zélf weten wat goed en wat kwaad is

“ Wanneer heidenen, die de wet niet hebben, uit zichzelf doen wat de wet verlangt, zijn zij zichzelf tot wet, al bezitten zij de wet dan niet.” (Ro 2:14 WV78) Deze uitspraak van Paulus in Romeinen 2:14 is in elke vertaling te lezen. En er is blijkbaar niemand die er zich over verbaast. Toch zou… Read More Zonder de wet van Mozes zélf weten wat goed en wat kwaad is

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Today’s thought “A blessing and a curse” (April 25)

Today’s thought “A blessing and a curse” (April 25) Deuteronomy 10-11 We continue to read Moses’ final message – a wondrous exhortation to the tribes of Israel – before he died and they entered the promised land without him. These chapters in Deuteronomy have a powerful message. Much of what Moses says to them we… Read More Today’s thought “A blessing and a curse” (April 25)

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Overdenking: De vertrouwelijke omgang van God is met wie Hem vrezen (Psalm 25:14)

De evangelisten Marcus en Lukas schrijven dat de heer Jezus zich regelmatig terugtrok in de eenzaamheid om, zonder door anderen in beslag genomen te worden, te spreken met zijn Vader in de hemel. Zij vertellen ons niet veel over wat Jezus op zulke momenten bad. Maar wat zij, door de Geest geïnspireerd, wel hebben opgeschreven,… Read More Overdenking: De vertrouwelijke omgang van God is met wie Hem vrezen (Psalm 25:14)

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Today’s thought “Man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of Jehovah” (April 24)

Today’s thought “Man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of Jehovah” (April 24) Deuteronomy 8-9, In today’s reading we are requested to carefully obey every command Jehovah, the Most High Maker God has given us. He let us know that when we keep His commandments we will live and grow in number.… Read More Today’s thought “Man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of Jehovah” (April 24)

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Extra verses to memorize Deuteronomy 4:15-16 Watching yourselves very carefully

“15 Take ye therefore good heed unto yourselves; for ye saw no manner of form on the day that Jehovah spake unto you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire. 16 Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,… Read More Extra verses to memorize Deuteronomy 4:15-16 Watching yourselves very carefully

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Today’s thought “Watch yourselves very carefully” (April 21)

Today’s thought “Watch yourselves very carefully” (April 21) Deuteronomy 4, Proverbs 31, John 15,16 Today we have a remarkable set of meaningful readings. In Deuteronomy Moses commences his final exhortation to his nation; in Proverbs, the final chapter is taken to be an exhortation from the mother of Solomon (Bathsheba), a message that at the… Read More Today’s thought “Watch yourselves very carefully” (April 21)

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Today’s thought “The Land promised and fear of man” (April 18)

Today’s thought “The Land promised and fear of man” (April 18) Deuteronomy 1 Today we read the message Moses gave the people of Israel when they were in the desert east of the Jordan River, in the Jordan Valley near Suph, between Paran and the towns of Tophel, Laban, Hazeroth and Dizahab. In his farewell… Read More Today’s thought “The Land promised and fear of man” (April 18)

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Today’s thought “They did as Jehovah God commanded Moses” (April 17)

Today’s thought “They did as Jehovah God commanded Moses” (April 17) Numbers 36 Obedience Sometimes situations arise when we are vexed by a question and we don’t know what to do. Often the answer is found in the word of God.  At other times our situation is not covered by what is in the Bible… Read More Today’s thought “They did as Jehovah God commanded Moses” (April 17)

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Today’s thought “Shine where you are” (April 16)

Today’s thought “Shine where you are” (April 16) Numbers 35 The Levites were not given a piece of land within the boundaries of Israel as their inheritance. Instead the Levites were scattered throughout the land and were given various cities within the areas of the other tribes.   This is what the children of Israel… Read More Today’s thought “Shine where you are” (April 16)

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Signs of the times – “Gaza – once more a flashpoint”

In recent weeks news reports have covered the renewed hostilities in Gaza, an area that has been a tinderbox for many years. Israel seized the Gaza Strip from Egypt during the Six-Day War also called June War or Third Arab-Israeli War, brief war that took place June 5–10, 1967, and was the third of the… Read More Signs of the times – “Gaza – once more a flashpoint”

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2018 SCYC Camp on the stunning Dorset coast

You are warmly invited to SCYC Camp this summer on the stunning Dorset coast. The camp runs from 29 July – 4 August (for current Year 9’s and above) on a beautiful campsite next to Corfe Castle. Fully catered, activity-packed, inclusive, friendly, discussion-based, a great place for teens to explore and develop their faith and friendships, in an… Read More 2018 SCYC Camp on the stunning Dorset coast

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Agape in Action and Child Sponsorship program in 2017

Agape in Action has cared for orphans and widows in their distress and encouraged brothers and sisters through their spiritual struggles. In 2017, Agape in action focused on strengthening the administrative core of Agape in Action. Good progress was made on streamlining their operations and developing new systems that are even more efficient and effective.… Read More Agape in Action and Child Sponsorship program in 2017

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Today’s thought “Not … able to go beyond …” (April 7)

Today’s thought “Not … able to go beyond …” (April 7) All our chapters today are most meaningful and we could follow a dozen different lines of thought and draw resultant lessons. In Numbers we completed reading the drama of Balaam; he was a prophet, but not an Israelite. He had some contact with Yahweh… Read More Today’s thought “Not … able to go beyond …” (April 7)

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Memorizing wonderfully 62: 1 Timothy 4:14 Not neglecting gifts given

#####        I TIMOTHY 4:14 14 Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the LAYING ON OF THE HANDS of the presbytery*. [*Order of the ELDERS] * To remember Ac 6:6 whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands upon them.… Read More Memorizing wonderfully 62: 1 Timothy 4:14 Not neglecting gifts given

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Mencap Fayre

A Note for your diary – Saturday 29th September God willing Newbury ecclesia plans to hold the Mencap Fayre on the above date this year. They usually hold it in Spring but are going for an Autumn event on this occasion. Amongst the stalls the ecclesia is running will be Art/Craft, so for those with… Read More Mencap Fayre

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