Today’s Thought ” … the earth will be shaken” (May 23)

Today’s Thought ” … the earth will be shaken” (May 23) What place is named in the first and last books of the Bible – and in many in between? Yes, it’s Babylon, yet you may not recognize that it occurs in Genesis because it is translated in its Hebrew form of Babel. The account… Read More Today’s Thought ” … the earth will be shaken” (May 23)

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Today’s Thought “The earth shall be full of …” (May 21)

Today’s Thought “The earth shall be full of …” (May 21) Today’s Isaiah chapter is that marvellous one which tells us of the time to come when “the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD as the waters cover the sea” (11:9). The first part of the chapter is about the work… Read More Today’s Thought “The earth shall be full of …” (May 21)

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Today’s Thought “The people … in darkness have seen a great light” (May 19)

Today’s Thought “The people … in darkness have seen a great light” (May 19) What darkness covers our world today! Nearly all have given up looking for light; they have come to the conclusion that this life is all there is. They have come believe that they are the highest form of the animals, that… Read More Today’s Thought “The people … in darkness have seen a great light” (May 19)

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Today’s Thought “The whole earth is full of his glory” (May 16)

Today’s Thought “The whole earth is full of his glory” (May 16) It is impossible to meaningfully imagine the time when “the whole earth [will be] full of his glory!” (Isaiah 6:3). In one sense it is so today – for all the wonders of creation reflect the power and presence and glory of its… Read More Today’s Thought “The whole earth is full of his glory” (May 16)

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Today’s thought “If you are willing and obedient” (May 12)

Today’s thought “If you are willing and obedient” (May 12) Today we started reading the wonderful prophecy of Isaiah. His time as a prophet of the Lord covered the reign of four kings, beginning with the reign of Uzziah who suffered leprosy as a punishment for becoming too proud in his later years and entering… Read More Today’s thought “If you are willing and obedient” (May 12)

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Today’s thought “God will bring every deed into judgment … whether good or evil” (May 03)

Today’s thought “God will bring every deed into judgment … whether good or evil” (May 03) These are the final words in Solomon’s book of Ecclesiastes. In the previous verse he had written, “Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of mankind”. At the start of this book we read,… Read More Today’s thought “God will bring every deed into judgment … whether good or evil” (May 03)

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Christus in Profetie #6 De Knecht in Jesaja (6) Gezalfde voorzegd

“Toen zei Ik : zie, hier ben Ik, in de boekrol staat van mij geschreven” Een Gezalfde voorzegd Een studie naar Christus in het boek Jesaja zou niet compleet zijn, zonder te kijken naar het eind van het boek, vanaf hoofdstuk 61. In de voorgaande artikelen hebben we de profetieën over de Knecht bekeken. Sommigen… Read More Christus in Profetie #6 De Knecht in Jesaja (6) Gezalfde voorzegd

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Schaam u dus niet voor het getuigenis van onze Heer

De apostel Paulus schrijft in zijn 2e brief aan Timoteus: “Demas heeft mij uit liefde voor de tegenwoordige wereld (lett: ‘eeuw’) verlaten” (2Tim 4:10). Dit leest alsof hij het geloof de rug heeft toegekeerd. Maar is dat zo? Hij wordt in één adem genoemd met anderen die ook naar elders zijn vertrokken. Hebben die ook… Read More Schaam u dus niet voor het getuigenis van onze Heer

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April’s issue of The Christadelphian

This month’s issue of The Christadelphian has its usual range of exposition, practical and community articles, with perhaps something of a concentration on the death and resurrection of Jesus. Brother David Simpson has written a sensitive summary of the Trials of Jesus and the concluding part of Brother Jack Aitkenhead’s two-part series “Pilate Marvelled” considers… Read More April’s issue of The Christadelphian

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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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Today’s thought “The eyes of man are never satisfied” (April 17)

Today’s thought “The eyes of man are never satisfied” (April 17) Proverbs 27 How many people do not brag about what will happen tomorrow? we should know that we don’t really know what will happen then. Though about the future, we have the Book of books which tells us about signs for the latter days.… Read More Today’s thought “The eyes of man are never satisfied” (April 17)

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Today’s thought “The eyes of the Lord …” (April 5)

Today’s thought “The eyes of the Lord …” (April 5) Modern technology is making it possible for the authorities to have “eyes” in many places. This enables them to sometimes identify and track down offenders – or issue publicity to achieve this. In the Proverbs we see the same point is made. Long before human… Read More Today’s thought “The eyes of the Lord …” (April 5)

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Today’s thought “And the LORD heard it” (March 30)

Today’s thought “And the LORD heard it” (March 30) We have a whole range of challenging verses that provoke our thoughts in today’s chapters. The first of these is when, as Numbers 12 starts, “Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses” because his wife was not from the twelve tribes. They said, “Has the LORD indeed… Read More Today’s thought “And the LORD heard it” (March 30)

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Today’s thought “If you receive my words …” (March 24)

Today’s thought “If you receive my words …” (March 24) What a powerful little word “if” can be! It can be like a wheel, it can turn things and situations into the right – or wrong direction! It is a challenging word for us – as to the genuineness of our thinking about what really… Read More Today’s thought “If you receive my words …” (March 24)

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Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom” (March 23)

Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom” (March 23) We started reading Proverbs today – it expresses many blunt contrasts – there is a right way of living and a wrong way – and no middle way. We will find comparisons with the parables of Jesus we are reading in Luke, some of which are developed from… Read More Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom” (March 23)

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Today’s thought “I will extol you, my God and King” (March 21)

Today’s thought “I will extol you, my God and King” (March 21) David’s Psalm 145 is a remarkable song of praise, extolling all that God must be. In reading or singing this Psalm each of us must think carefully about each point David makes. It becomes so easy, especially with hymns we become very familiar… Read More Today’s thought “I will extol you, my God and King” (March 21)

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Today’s thought “Until I find a place for …” (March 16)

Today’s thought “Until I find a place for …” (March 16) “Remember O LORD in David’s favour, all the hardships he endured, how he swore to the LORD and vowed …” (Psalm 132:1,2). The prayer and petition in that Psalm has a very significant lesson for us. What particular thing did David vow to do… Read More Today’s thought “Until I find a place for …” (March 16)

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