UK Persian Preaching News: Farsi translations of hymns from the green Christadelphian hymn book

Much of our communal activity involves listening to someone reading, teaching, or praying. There is one activity in which everyone participates and to which everyone can contribute, namely, singing. So as the number of Farsi-speaking brothers and sisters increase, there is greater interest in using hymns in Farsi. Translating hymns is extremely difficult. Many of… Read More UK Persian Preaching News: Farsi translations of hymns from the green Christadelphian hymn book

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Memorizing wonderfully 65: Galatians 1:8-9 Preaching an other gospel than the one received

GALATIANS 1:8-9 8 But though we, or an Angel from Heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. [ANATHEMA] 9 As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let… Read More Memorizing wonderfully 65: Galatians 1:8-9 Preaching an other gospel than the one received

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Solihull Christadelphian hall preaching activity 3 September 2016

Saturday 3rd September the Solihull Christadelphian hall will be holding a study and preaching activity. Beginning at 9:30 AM with coffee there shall be a weekend aimed to publicise their Family Fun Open Day to be held from 2:00 PM on the 10th September, God willing. For the study side, Brother Richard Cook (Birmingham –… Read More Solihull Christadelphian hall preaching activity 3 September 2016

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Evangelisation, local preaching opposite overseas evangelism

Dave Burke asks: Why is our local preaching so unsuccessful while our overseas evangelism rises from strength to strength? It’s not that we don’t know how to evangelise, or that preaching the Gospel isn’t important to us. Instead I believe it’s because overseas mission work is largely unfettered by the restrictions of the pervading culture… Read More Evangelisation, local preaching opposite overseas evangelism

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Dedication and Preaching Effort 400 years after the first King James Version

In the season 1975/76 the Christadelphians had “The Year of Dedication” and “The Year of Witness”.  Today we are facing a similar project. Our hope is that, God willing, the whole Christadelphian Brotherhood will become enthused with this Dedication and Preaching Effort, and will feel enabled to not only live the Truth better, but will… Read More Dedication and Preaching Effort 400 years after the first King James Version

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Todays tought (June 2) Repenting whilst eagerly waiting for Christ’s return

Early in Acts we read of Peter preaching, “Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be blotted out” (3:19). All who do this should be “eagerly waiting for him” ready for when he comes “to save those who” are doing this, with oil in the lamps, ready to cry, ‘Here is the bridegroom!… Read More Todays tought (June 2) Repenting whilst eagerly waiting for Christ’s return

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Today’s thought “Your blood be on your own heads” (May 07)

“Your blood be on your own heads” The Apostle Paul frequently encountered conflict as he travelled to different communities preaching the message of the cross. At each place he started by preaching to the Jews in their synagogues. We read today that “he reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath, and tried to persuade Jews and… Read More Today’s thought “Your blood be on your own heads” (May 07)

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Today’s thought “For the LORD your God is testing you” (April 27)

Today’s thought “For the LORD your God is testing you” (April 27) Deuteronomy 13-14, Acts 3-4 Today’s Deuteronomy reading brings to our attention an aspect of God’s dealings with us we need to understand and appreciate. This final message of Moses, we are finding very interesting: in a number of places it contains lessons very appropriate… Read More Today’s thought “For the LORD your God is testing you” (April 27)

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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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Today’s thought “The truth will set you free” (April 16)

Today’s thought “The truth will set you free” (April 16) What did Jesus mean, “The Truth will set you free?” Free from what? John 8 today contains aspects of the teachings of Jesus that we have to think around and put into context to get the correct meaning. The critics of Jesus were usually those… Read More Today’s thought “The truth will set you free” (April 16)

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Jesus the Storyteller 2 Interpreting Jesus’ stories

Realist or metaphoric/ symbolic? How much detail? Narrative dimension? Clear or obscure? Timeless or specific to context – single or multiple readings? Are al readings equally valid Metaphor or realist? – the rebellious tenants Traditional Vineyard: Israel Father/ owner: God Servants: OT prophets Son: Jesus Result: AD 70 Gentiles replace Israel A recent reading A… Read More Jesus the Storyteller 2 Interpreting Jesus’ stories

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