Signs of the times – “Cornish tin found in Israel”

A few months ago a scientific journal, PLOS One, published a remarkable paper written by an international team of scientists – from Germany, Italy, the USA and Israel. They provided the results of their analysis of twenty-seven tin ingots (blocks) found at “well-known sites in the eastern Mediterranean Sea” – some from shipwrecks off the… Read More Signs of the times – “Cornish tin found in Israel”

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Signs of the times – “The US, Israel and the Golan Heights”

Washington’s support for Israel – both in word and deed – was again on display last month when President Trump announced that he was officially recognising the Golan Heights as part of the State of Israel. The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, was present when the proclamation was signed on March 25 and described… Read More Signs of the times – “The US, Israel and the Golan Heights”

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Signs of the times – “Israel’s security”

As we embark on a new year, by God’s grace, security remains a pressing issue for Israelis. At a recent visit to Jerusalem by US officials, headed by the National Security Adviser John Bolton, one matter discussed was the forthcoming “US withdrawal from Syria and the implications for Israel, particularly on the Golan Heights. ‘The… Read More Signs of the times – “Israel’s security”

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Signs of the times – “Israel’s security and the Golan Heights”

Relations between Israel and Russia deteriorated last month after a Russian military plane was shot down by the air defence systems of the Assad regime, her ally. Moscow blamed the Israeli government for the incident which happened at the time of an attack on Syrian facilities by four Israeli F-16 jets. “Russia said Israel’s ‘irresponsible… Read More Signs of the times – “Israel’s security and the Golan Heights”

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Handel’s “Israel in Egypt”, Warwick: Apr. 21, 2018

The Birmingham Christadelphian Choral Society warmly invites you to their presentation of Handel’s oratorio “Israel in Egypt” at Warwick Hall (Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick CV34 6PP) at 5pm on 21.04.2018, a few weeks before the 70th anniversary of the founding of the modern state of Israel. Please bring a Christadelphian Hymn Book. +++ Related… Read More Handel’s “Israel in Egypt”, Warwick: Apr. 21, 2018

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Signs of the times – “The miracle of Israel”

The current administration in Washington has from the start been extremely vocal in its support for the State of Israel. The Vice President, Mike Pence, has even acknowledged that Israel’s position in the modern world is a fulfilment of Bible prophecy. For example, in his address last January to Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, the Vice… Read More Signs of the times – “The miracle of Israel”

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Bible schools in Israel in October/November 2016

Would it not be lovely to see a Bible school in Israel? Given the state of the world and of the Middle East, anyone considering expressing interest should be comfortable in their own mind about the safety aspects of the proposal to conduct Bible schools in Israel in October/November 2016, God willing. You may ask… Read More Bible schools in Israel in October/November 2016

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Today’s thought “From triumph to tragedy” (November 6)

Today’s thought “From triumph to tragedy” (November 6) Our Chronicles reading today tells us of how a Passover celebration was organised by King Josiah (recall our thoughts yesterday) and that “No Passover like it had been kept in Israel since the days of Samuel the prophet” (2 Chronicles 35:18). Josiah was highly thought of, but… Read More Today’s thought “From triumph to tragedy” (November 6)

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Today’s thought “Not stopping doing what is right” (November 5)

Today’s thought “Not stopping doing what is right” (November 5) Throughout the ages there have been times people loved to remember their dead with bringing offers to them. Many times several gods and ghosts were revered. More than once people had forgotten about the Most important Book for life. When Josiah was eight years and… Read More Today’s thought “Not stopping doing what is right” (November 5)

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The Sukkah and a Harvest Festival in Newbury and in Leuven

Last week we praised God for creation, for the beauty and wonder of this fragile blue planet which he has entrusted to us. The perfection of God’s creation, tragically followed by mankind’s fall through disobedience, is recounted in the book of Genesis. Have you noticed how this is echoed in the account of the flood,… Read More The Sukkah and a Harvest Festival in Newbury and in Leuven

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Prayer of a man of flesh and blood who is authorized and glorified by God

In the reading of today October 22, John 17, Jesus prays for himself, his disciples, and his future followers, of which we should be part of. But Jesus also prayed that the hour had come for God to glorify His son, that His son may glorify the Most High God. Lots of people who take… Read More Prayer of a man of flesh and blood who is authorized and glorified by God

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