Coronavirus, Vaccinations and an Old and New World

Wherever we look in the news at the moment, the headlines are about COVID-19, the Coronavirus and vaccination. It was incredible how the Coronavirus infection seemed to spread with ease, knowing no borders. The many measures taken by the authorities (some of them drastic) have done little to stop the virus from reaching many countries.… Read More Coronavirus, Vaccinations and an Old and New World

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Memorizing wonderfully 38 Fear God 2 words from the Old Testament

Fearing God is an important concept in the OT. While “fear” can describe terror or dread (Gen 3:10), the OT use of “fear” often indicates awe or reverence. To fear God is to express loyalty to Him and faithfulness to His covenant. Those who fear God exhibit trust in Him and obedience to His commandments.… Read More Memorizing wonderfully 38 Fear God 2 words from the Old Testament

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The flood, floods and mythic flood stories 16 Sign of the Covenant with Noah

  “1  god blessed Noach and his sons and said to them, “be fruitful, multiply and fill the earth. 2 the fear and dread of you will be upon every wild animal, every bird in the air, every creature populating the ground, and all the fish in the sea; they have been handed over to… Read More The flood, floods and mythic flood stories 16 Sign of the Covenant with Noah

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Review of the Christadelphians from some older articles

Having now two new articles giving an overview of who the Christadelphians or Brothers in Christ are, how they came into existence, what they believe and what they do for their belief, it is not bad to remind what is written in the older articles as well. Please do find: Our older articles presenting the… Read More Review of the Christadelphians from some older articles

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Qualifications of a Presiding Brother

When going to form an ecclesia one has to select people to be in charge of it or taking care of the working and good order of the ecclesial work. It’s important that a church leader will be working as a good house-steward, responsible for the affairs in God’s house, be looked up to — not pushy or arrogant, not short-tempered, not given to a lot of wine, not a bully or violent, not money-hungry or fond of dishonest gain, but rather, hospitable, a lover of goodness, sound of mind, just, holy, self-controlled, holding to that teaching in harmony with the faithful Word, also that he may be strong enough and have enough knowledge (and perhaps also experience) to exhort by that healthy teaching and reprove those who are opposing.
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Today’s Thought “To save those who are eagerly waiting for him” (June 02)

Our Hebrews reading includes a long quotation (8:8-12) from the prophet Jeremiah. This starts with “Behold the days are coming” and ends with “for they shall all know me [the LORD] from the least of them to the greatest. For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more”.… Read More Today’s Thought “To save those who are eagerly waiting for him” (June 02)

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Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #6 Sunday or the Lord’s day

Coming together From the acts of apostles and from early civil writings of the first century of our contemporary era we come to know that those who want to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ tried to come together at different occasions. There was not set one specific day in the week, but they could… Read More Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #6 Sunday or the Lord’s day

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Vertrouwen, Geloof, Roepen en Toeschrijving aan Jehovah #14 Gebed #12 De andere naam

De andere naam Om direct tot de Zoon te spreken, op de manier van sommige kerken, is niet ter ere van hem, want hij heeft geïnstrueerd dat we de Vader moeten benaderen. Aan de andere kant is het negeren van de zoon ook niet de juiste wijze. Om de Zoon in onze benadering tot God… Read More Vertrouwen, Geloof, Roepen en Toeschrijving aan Jehovah #14 Gebed #12 De andere naam

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Extra memorizing Scripture-verses Deuteronomy 4:1-2 Don’t add a word to what Jehovah God commands you, and don’t remove a word from it

4 1 And now, O Israel, hearken unto the statutes and unto the ordinances, which I teach you, to do them; that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which Jehovah, the God of your fathers, giveth you. 2 Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye… Read More Extra memorizing Scripture-verses Deuteronomy 4:1-2 Don’t add a word to what Jehovah God commands you, and don’t remove a word from it

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Today’s thought “Do not add anything to what God commands you, and do not take anything away.” (April 21)

Today’s thought “Do not add anything to what God commands you, and do not take anything away” (April 21) Today we encounter a very important writing which may even frighten us who want to preach. It reminds us of the importance of bringing Gods Word to others how it is and not how human doctrines… Read More Today’s thought “Do not add anything to what God commands you, and do not take anything away.” (April 21)

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Additional verses to memorise Proverbs 2:1-5: “Ifs” and Knowledge of God

“1  My son, if thou wilt receive my words, And lay up my commandments with thee; 2 So as to incline thine ear unto wisdom, And apply thy heart to understanding; 3 Yea, if thou cry after discernment, And lift up thy voice for understanding; 4 If thou seek her as silver, And search for… Read More Additional verses to memorise Proverbs 2:1-5: “Ifs” and Knowledge of God

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Today’s thought “Latter glory of the house of God shall be greater than the former” (December 18)

On the 21st day of the 7th month (Av = July-August), the prophet Haggai gave a second message from the Eternal. (Haggai 2:1) He asked about Zerubbabel (Shealtiel’s son and Judah’s governor), Joshua (Jehozadak’s son and the high priest), and all those who returned from exile, or any of them still living who saw how… Read More Today’s thought “Latter glory of the house of God shall be greater than the former” (December 18)

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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 “Let brotherly love continue” (June 06)

Today’s Thought “Let brotherly love continue” (June 06) As Christadelphians we are brothers and sisters in Christ, which means we should love each other as brothers and sisters, being part of a great family. Whatever might happen in this world we should Keep on loving each other as brothers and sisters. (Hebrews 13:1) The world… Read More Today’s Thought “Let brotherly love continue” (June 06)

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