Today’s thought “When approaching the battle against your enemies today” (May 03)

Today’s thought “When approaching the battle against your enemies today” (May 03) “ and shall say unto them, Hear, O Israel, ye draw nigh this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your heart faint; fear not, nor tremble, neither be ye affrighted at them;” (De 20:3 ASV) Like God said in the ancient… Read More Today’s thought “When approaching the battle against your enemies today” (May 03)

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Mencap Fayre

A Note for your diary – Saturday 29th September God willing Newbury ecclesia plans to hold the Mencap Fayre on the above date this year. They usually hold it in Spring but are going for an Autumn event on this occasion. Amongst the stalls the ecclesia is running will be Art/Craft, so for those with… Read More Mencap Fayre

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Today’s thought “Cleansing of the leper under the Law” (March 7)

Today’s thought “Cleansing of the leper under the Law” (March 7) Leviticus 14 is the chapter for today’s Bible reading. It is a chapter about the law concerning those who have infectious skin diseases, after they have been cleansed. In general terms leprosy is associated with sin. But notice that leprosy can be cleansed! Leprosy… Read More Today’s thought “Cleansing of the leper under the Law” (March 7)

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Today’s thought “God spoke all these words” (February 15)

Today’s thought “God spoke all these words” (February 15) What is at first most surprising as I read the book of Exodus is the detail Moses is given of the way to construct the tabernacle. I note that, starting with chapter 20:1 “God spoke all these words” to Moses. Today in chapter 26 we have… Read More Today’s thought “God spoke all these words” (February 15)

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Living stones 1 A lifeless and a lively stone

The idea of a lifeless stone symbolising the life-giving work of the Lord Jesus is unusual.  Jonathan Cope brings a three-part series in the Christadelphian Magazine in which we see Jesus as the chief corner stone, the foundation of the living temple. Just occasionally in the word of God, we read statements which, on the… Read More Living stones 1 A lifeless and a lively stone

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The ecclesia Facebook account from now on restricted access

Because of recent events and again attacks on our ecclesia and members of our ecclesia, we tried to find a solution to let our own ecclesia members know certain things they should have current knowledge of. To post such restricted viewing messages here on this website does harm the layout and is against our open… Read More The ecclesia Facebook account from now on restricted access

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Today’s thought “Be aware of what went on” (August 15) He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame unto him.

Today’s thought “Be aware of what went on” (August 15) Pro 18:13  He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him. When certain things happen in daily life we should be aware how and why it happened and why certain people do find it necessary to react. Normally… Read More Today’s thought “Be aware of what went on” (August 15) He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame unto him.

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One of the world’s highest elevation ecclesias 3,800 metres above sea level

In the August issue of The Christadelphian an article sheds a light on the ecclesia in La Paz, Bolivia, probably one of the world’s highest elevation ecclesias, sitting somewhere around 3,800 metres above sea level. La Paz is a city that seems to defy its surroundings. On first glance the area is inhospitable, and too… Read More One of the world’s highest elevation ecclesias 3,800 metres above sea level

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Being in isolation #8 Those isolating themselves and those being isolated by others

On our own we do try to follow up the task given by Jesus Christ to all his followers. Living in isolation recognising the isolation of so many in ancient times we can put hope form their work and their strong will to continue to do the work of God. Though isolated from brethren and… Read More Being in isolation #8 Those isolating themselves and those being isolated by others

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Being in isolation #5 Isolated Biblical figures and Confessional isolation

A demographic isolation is what comes not only to the Belgian Christadelphians but to many of this faith group because there are just not enough Christadelphians all over the world. That is a fact we do have to live with. The small numbers of areas in which Christadelphians are located with congregations and the movement… Read More Being in isolation #5 Isolated Biblical figures and Confessional isolation

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