Today we may see a dark world, not many people having interest in spiritual and religious matters. We may be pleased that there can be found several people who go around preaching. Though on the streets of Belgium we see less Jehovah Witnesses than some years ago. Their presence in public has been greatly reduced.… Read More Who has believed
The following is a list of some of the important beliefs of the early Christians that we have considered in previous articles. Many times you could hear others saying that Christadelphians are a cult and do not keep to Christian doctrine or Christology, the Christian reflection, teaching, and doctrine concerning Jesus of Nazareth, concerning a… Read More List of some of the important beliefs of the early Christians
As I have been reading through the Psalms, I felt led to render a contribution for your consideration: The book of Psalms was the hymn book and prayer book of the Jews in the Old Testament. Many of these poems were written by or associated with King David, but they span 1000 years, with some… Read More Psalms – Praise- Prayer- Poetry
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)
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)
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)
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)
Today’s thought “According to the integrity that is in me” (January 3) What a challenging selection of chapters we have today! Our heading is taken from David’s Psalm 7: it is largely a prayer; can it be our prayer too? “Judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness and according to the integrity that is… Read More Today’s thought “According to the integrity that is in me” (January 3)
Today’s thought “Jehovah God makes us dwell in safety and confident trust” (January 02) We opened the New Year by looking at the beginning of all things (in the Genesis chapters 1 & 2) and how those who keep to God’s Word can be blessed (Psalm 1). We best try to belong to the happy,… Read More Today’s thought “Jehovah God makes us dwell in safety and confident trust” (January 02)
Today’s thought “Blessed the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly” (January 01) Happy New Year Each year the Christadelphians start with a fresh mind to look at the Bible from the first book until the last book. The brethren follow the Bible Reading Plan or chart, brother Robert Roberts developed to… Read More Today’s thought “Blessed the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly” (January 01)
God’s control of human affairs may be very complex. God had made Himself a people. Though they were not always respectful or thankful to him. More than once they went astray. The bible brings different prophecies about that chosen People of God. In the Book of books we learn about the sojourn in a foreign… Read More Why is the nation of Israel being restored?
To whom does prophecy belong? With the Book of books the Bible we have a most remarkable book in our hands. Its account of the origin of evil; its unparalleled record of God’s dealings with the nation of Israel; its searching message through their prophets; its “good news” proclaimed by Jesus Christ and his apostles;… Read More Who has the power of prophecy?
A call to each one who want to believe or who believes in God to come to see that Jesus is the way to God and that we all should be united with the sent one from God, building one united body.… Read More Avoiding friction and distraction in the body of Christ
It is profitable to observe how the apostles put into practice the principles already outlined about the importance of knowing the truth revealed by God. There is an interesting case in Acts 10 about a man called Cornelius. The record says that he was a devout man and one that feared God with all his… Read More Examples of Living Faith
In the previous chapter we shed already a light on some other teachings which entered already in the first century in the different groups which claimed to follow Jesus. The apostles warned already for the false teaching which were introduced by people who loved to be the leader of a group they started to call… Read More The Development of Differences
In the previous chapters we have seen that for thousand years God choose pepole to guide those who were willing to listen to the men of God. In many regions and cultures seeds were sawn making it possible that the Word of God went from one place to an other. Depending on the group of… Read More Video How the Biblical Canon Was Formed
The people of God, the Israelites had their ancient writings. For them the writings of the prophets were set-apart or holy. As the years went by several books where added and got to be known as the Hebrew Scriptures or the Tanakh or Tenakh. From the time after Jeshua’s death (later on in the first… Read More The Canon of Scripture
In the previous chapters you could read how in this world many (Christian) denominations came to exist one next to the other. We have a thousandfold of churches from which many claiming they are the only one true church or claiming that only when you become a member of their church you shall come into… Read More The Bible: is it contradictory?