Today’s thought “Let the word … dwell in you richly” (May 16)

“Let the word … dwell in you richly” Deuteronomy 33+ 34, Today we finished reading Moses’ last message to his people – the last two chapters of Deuteronomy. “And then the Lord buried him on Mount Nebo – and the people wept in mourning for him for thirty days” (34:8). They wept for Jesus for… Read More Today’s thought “Let the word … dwell in you richly” (May 16)

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Today’s thought “The haughtiness of man shall be humbled” (May 13)

Today’s thought “The haughtiness of man shall be humbled” (May 13) We have three most instructive chapters today. In Deuteronomy 30 Moses continues his final message of encouragement to his people – that the Lord “will bring you into the land that your fathers possessed, that you may possess it. And he will make you more… Read More Today’s thought “The haughtiness of man shall be humbled” (May 13)

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Today’s Thought “Hear … for the LORD has spoken” (May 12)

“Hear … for the LORD has spoken” Today we start reading the heart challenging book of Isaiah. Verse 2 is particularly challenging! “Hear … give ear, O earth; for the LORD has spoken”. And his words of have been recorded and preserved, and have challenged every generation – and today, the people of every nation.… Read More Today’s Thought “Hear … for the LORD has spoken” (May 12)

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Today’s Thought “Performing deeds in keeping with … ” (May 11)

Performing deeds in keeping with How inspiring are the words Paul addresses to King Agrippa! In Acts 26 we read his account of his life following his conversion, in effect Paul was turned right around, to become a follower of the true Messiah. What an example this is to the great majority today, who need… Read More Today’s Thought “Performing deeds in keeping with … ” (May 11)

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Today’s thought “This day you have become …” (May 10)

“This day you have become …” Our readings today began by telling us how “Moses and the elders of Israel” made a special effort to make all the tribes who were about to enter the promised land “keep the whole commandment that I command you today” (Deuteronomy 27:1). Moses tried to, ‘engrave’ the consciousness of… Read More Today’s thought “This day you have become …” (May 10)

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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 “God who knows the heart …” (May 05)

“God who knows the heart …” Today we read about a conference of a serious nature that took place in Jerusalem among the disciples and other principal brethren; it was about problems that had arisen among the believers. Some of the Pharisees who were now believers in Christ were saying that the Gentiles whom Paul… Read More Today’s Thought “God who knows the heart …” (May 05)

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Today’s thought “We are witnesses of all that he did” (May 02)

“We are witnesses of all that he did” In Acts 10 today there is yet another dramatic account of how the message of Christ spread further afield. The Apostle Peter is caught up in a situation he never thought possible; it was that of witnessing to a Roman centurion and his relatives and close friends.… Read More Today’s thought “We are witnesses of all that he did” (May 02)

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Das Leben in der Pandemie #2 Weisheit

Fortsetzung von: Das Leben in der Pandemie #1 Hilfe in diesen unruhigen Zeiten Das Leben in der Pandemie Ian Sampson (Pinetown, Südafrika) Übersetzung: Natascha Ramsden Teil 2 Weisheit Seit Beginn der Pandemie sind zwei große ,Götter‘ zum Vorschein gekommen, die uns den Weg weisen sollen – Politiker und Wis­senschaftler. Jeden Tag erzählt uns irgendein Politiker… Read More Das Leben in der Pandemie #2 Weisheit

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Christus in Profetie #13 De psalmen (7) Psalm 89 – Een beroep op Gods belofte

“Toen zei Ik : zie, hier ben Ik, in de boekrol staat van mij geschreven” Psalm 89 – Een beroep op Gods belofte Het begin van Psalm 89 leest als een dankgebed voor Gods trouw aan Zijn beloften, in het bijzonder Gods belofte aan koning David. Het boek Samuël beschrijft hoe er vrede kwam en… Read More Christus in Profetie #13 De psalmen (7) Psalm 89 – Een beroep op Gods belofte

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Das Leben in der Pandemie #1 Hilfe in diesen unruhigen Zeiten

Das Leben in der Pandemie Ian Sampson (Pinetown, Südafrika) Übersetzung: Natascha Ramsden Furcht und Weisheit sind eine Hilfe in diesen unruhigen Zeiten Eines meiner letzten Vortragsthemen lautete „Den Verstand be­wahren in einer verrückten Welt“. Ich hielt ihn, bevor die Worte „Coronavirus“ und „COVID-19“ bekannt wurden und doch hat er jetzt mehr Relevanz als zu jedem… Read More Das Leben in der Pandemie #1 Hilfe in diesen unruhigen Zeiten

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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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About A Life of Jesus (By Brother Melva Purkis)

“The journey of Jesus to the Passover in Jerusalem at the age of twelve forms a natural division between his boyhood and manhood. His simple questions to his worried parents in the temple revealed his consciousness of his identity, and his willingness to respond to the demands of his Father in heaven. He recognized that… Read More About A Life of Jesus (By Brother Melva Purkis)

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Just a passing pandemic or more? – Time will tell

Time will tell whether or not this year marks the start of a period of tribulation before our Lord returns, but the global impact of the pandemic has become a sign of great significance. It has brought illness, bereavement, loneliness, unemployment, economic hardship and challenges which world leaders and citizens could not foresee. Lifestyles have… Read More Just a passing pandemic or more? – Time will tell

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Today’s thought “Witnessing, empowered by the Holy Spirit” (April 26)

Today’s thought “Witnessing, empowered by the Holy Spirit” (April 26) Today we read about the disciples of Christ who were first hiding in a room when suddenly a noise came from heaven. It sounded like a strong wind blowing. This noise filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw something that looked like… Read More Today’s thought “Witnessing, empowered by the Holy Spirit” (April 26)

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Signs of the Times – “Global Britain”

(With thanks to Brother Roger Long) Over the last few years in the UK, the term “Global Britain” has often been used. It is intended to express the nation’s more outward-looking approach following the EU referendum of 2016, including a free trade agenda. In an earlier article in The Daily Telegraph, Toby Orr, a former… Read More Signs of the Times – “Global Britain”

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