Today’s thought “Foreboding of what is coming on the world” (March 29)

Today’s thought “Foreboding of what is coming on the world” (March 29) Foreboding is not a word we use much these days, the dictionary says it means – ‘have a premonition of something evil or harmful’. Jesus used it (as translated by the ESV) in our reading today (Luke 21:26) in forecasting, just before he… Read More Today’s thought “Foreboding of what is coming on the world” (March 29)

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How should we worship God? #6 Preachers and Teachers

Preachers and Teachers There is one Scriptural requirement, not observed nowadays in many churches, concerning those who are to teach and preach in a congregation when there are both men and women present. Because of what happened in Eden, the apostle Paul explains that it is men who are now charged with the responsibility of… Read More How should we worship God? #6 Preachers and Teachers

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How should we worship God? #5 Congregational Worship

Congregational Worship Paul does not spend time in this letter explaining how worship should be arranged, but he does this in other letters. For example, in his letters to the believers at Corinth he deals with problems they were having in their communal worship. It is something to watch out for as you are reading… Read More How should we worship God? #5 Congregational Worship

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How should we worship God? #3 Spiritual Transformation

Spiritual Transformation The two things have to go together. If we want transformed bodies – made like that of the Lord Jesus, being free from sin and death – then our minds must be transformed, and that process starts now! By understanding the Bible and by making it our lifelong guide and companion, we can… Read More How should we worship God? #3 Spiritual Transformation

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Invest in Faith working together arm in arm

The Belgian Free Christadelphians helps people grow their faith through programs designed to meet the need at hand. To the poor, we show faith through humanitarian assistance provided with outstretched hands and Christian integrity. To those whose faith is waning, we rekindle it through shared service and an uplifted spirit. To the young, we provide… Read More Invest in Faith working together arm in arm

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Today’s thought “For when I am weak, then I am strong” (March 9)

Today’s thought “For when I am weak, then I am strong” (March 9) What a contradiction that statement of Paul seems to be! Could we say that? The final two chapters of 2 Corinthians which we read today is an emotional plea to the believers at Corinth. In both his letter to Galatians (4:11) and… Read More Today’s thought “For when I am weak, then I am strong” (March 9)

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Today’s thought “It is shameful for a woman to …” (March 1)

Today’s thought “It is shameful for a woman to …” (March 1) We reflected at length on the verse that includes the above quotation in reading 1 Corinthians 14 today. So many churches, apart from the Catholic Church, now allow women to speak*, and in some cases take quite prominent roles. The words, “it is… Read More Today’s thought “It is shameful for a woman to …” (March 1)

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Workbook and Discussion Guide on marriage

At the Birmingham Christadelphian Office you may find from March 6 onward, a new book designed to help readers explore and discuss marriage in both a modern and a Biblical context. This Workbook and Discussion Guide can be used by individuals, couples (either privately or in marriage preparation counselling) and groups such as marriage workshops.… Read More Workbook and Discussion Guide on marriage

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