Today’s Thought “God’s servant will succeed! He will be raised up, exalted, highly honoured!” (Weekend of 2020 June 27-28)

In today’s chapter from the Book of Isaiah, we hear about a servant who shall deal prudently, though would be exalted and extolled, and be very high. We have a twofold aspect of Messiah in sufferings and glory. “ Behold, my servant shall deal wisely, he shall be exalted and lifted up, and shall be… Read More Today’s Thought “God’s servant will succeed! He will be raised up, exalted, highly honoured!” (Weekend of 2020 June 27-28)

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Today’s Thought “God’s salvation shall be for ever, and His righteousness shall not be abolished” (June 26)

“5 My righteousness is near, my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the peoples; the isles shall wait for me, and on mine arm shall they trust. 6 Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth… Read More Today’s Thought “God’s salvation shall be for ever, and His righteousness shall not be abolished” (June 26)

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Today’s Thought “Has God given you a tongue to speak?” (June 25)

“5 The Lord Jehovah hath opened mine ear, and I was not rebellious, neither turned away backward. 6 I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair; I hid not my face from shame and spitting.” (Isa 50:5-6 ASV) The prophets of God, like Isaiah, Jeremiah and… Read More Today’s Thought “Has God given you a tongue to speak?” (June 25)

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Today’s Thought “To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like? ” (June 22)

We continue our thought about man making himself a god or worshipping more than one god. In today’s reading of Isaiah 46 and 47 Jehovah God asks the house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by Him from the belly, which are carried from the womb: “3… Read More Today’s Thought “To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like? ” (June 22)

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Today’s Thought “Idols are nothing against the first and the last God” (June 20)

In this world, we do find people who adhere to many gods. Lots of idols are worshipped as if they are helping gods. The Divine Creator, the El-Elyon, Isra’el’s King and Redeemer, Adonai–Tzva’ot, the Lord of Armies, the Almighty said: “6 … I am the first, and I am the last; and besides me there… Read More Today’s Thought “Idols are nothing against the first and the last God” (June 20)

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Today’s Thought “The servant, His chosen one, whom God supports and in whom God takes pleasure.” (June 18)

Yesterday we spoke about the Only One true God Who knows everything and Who does never change. In the second reading of today, we come to know about someone who did not everything but who was loved very much by God. We learn about the servant of God who Is called to bring justice. The… Read More Today’s Thought “The servant, His chosen one, whom God supports and in whom God takes pleasure.” (June 18)

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Today’s Thought “When the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive …” (June 13)

Today’s Thought “When the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive …” (June 13) Today we read the concluding chapters of Peter’s first Epistle. What a challenging message Peter conveys to the “elect exiles of the Dispersion” (1:1). As Paul was the apostle “to the Gentiles” (see Galatians 2:8,9), so Peter is the Apostle to the… Read More Today’s Thought “When the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive …” (June 13)

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Bij beperktheid van plaats toch nog verkondigend

De vorige weken, vanuit ieders huiselijk plekje, of vanuit ieders “kot” hebben wij met de ecclesia aandacht geschonken aan de prediking van het Goede Nieuws. De woensdag 27 mei sprak Marcus Ampe tijdens de Bijbelstudie over de noodzaak van onze prediking. Vorige zondag werd er tijdens de zondagsdienst verder op in gegaan en gekeken naar… Read More Bij beperktheid van plaats toch nog verkondigend

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Today’s thought “… God who tests our hearts” (May 17)

Today’s thought “… God who tests our hearts” (May 17) Paul makes a very instructive point in his first letter to the Thessalonians that we started reading today. Paul was greatly encouraged by the believers there and had many positive things to say about them – rather a contrast to his letters to the Corinthians.… Read More Today’s thought “… God who tests our hearts” (May 17)

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Today’s thought “We must obey God …” (April 28)

Today’s thought “We must obey God …” (April 28) The above statement was made by Peter and the Apostles when they were brought before the council. They were told “We strictly charged you not to teach in this name” (Acts 5:28). The council then warned the Apostles, saying, “you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching,… Read More Today’s thought “We must obey God …” (April 28)

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Het themanummer van ‘Met Open Bijbel’ voor 2020 #2 Ademtocht van de mens

Vervolg van Het themanummer van ‘Met Open Bijbel’ voor 2020 #1 Dodelijkheid & Duidelijkheid In deze tijd van noodgedwongen thuiszitten, is de beste raad die wij u kunnen geven de gelegenheid te be­nutten meer en intensiever in de Bijbel te lezen. In dat Boek der boeken kan men het verhaal vinden van de mens en… Read More Het themanummer van ‘Met Open Bijbel’ voor 2020 #2 Ademtocht van de mens

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Additional verses to memorize Philippians 2:6-9 + Luke 22:42 Jesus not regarding equality with God

Scripture verses talking about the position of Christ Jesus, him being the son of God and not God himself. As ea human being sent by God he didn’t claim special privileges. Instead, he lived a selfless, obedient life and then died a selfless, obedient death.… Read More Additional verses to memorize Philippians 2:6-9 + Luke 22:42 Jesus not regarding equality with God

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Today’s thought “Servants” and “citizens” (March 27)

Today’s thought “Servants” and “citizens” (March 27) In Luke 19 we read that Jesus “proceeded to tell a parable … because they supposed that the kingdom of God was to appear immediately. He said therefore, ‘A nobleman (Jesus) went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom and then return’” (verses 11,12). We… Read More Today’s thought “Servants” and “citizens” (March 27)

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