Thoughts on the Daily Readings for April 1 – Did not our hearts burn

Today’s thought “ Did not our hearts burn” (April 01) Numbers 15 Proverbs 11 Luke 24 Today we completed our reading of Luke’s Gospel and it is Luke who gives us the fascinating account of the two disciples who were walking to Emmaus. They had heard news that some women had gone to the tomb… Read More Thoughts on the Daily Readings for April 1 – Did not our hearts burn

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Today’s thought “Were worse sinners … because they suffered in this way?” (March 22)

Today’s thought “Were worse sinners … because they suffered in this way?” (March 22) In reading Luke 13 today we pondered the challenging conversation Jesus had with “some present” about the cause of recent tragedies. Jesus challenged the conclusions some had drawn about the cause of these events? In particular, he asked, when a tower… Read More Today’s thought “Were worse sinners … because they suffered in this way?” (March 22)

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Today’s thought We are perishing – March 17

Today’s Thought “… we are perishing” (March 17) Luke 8 encourages us to continue yesterday’s thoughts on “fear”. We then saw “fear” in the sense of “awe” at the miracle of the ‘resurrection’ by Jesus of a dead body that was being carried out for burial. Today we read of how Jesus challenged his disciples,… Read More Today’s thought We are perishing – March 17

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Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15)

Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15) Can we imagine continuing all night in prayer? This is what Jesus did – as we read today in Luke 6. Why did he, as the Son of God, find this necessary? And what was the result of his prayer? We read, “In these days… Read More Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15)

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Signs of the Times – “A Middle East assassination”

Tensions between the USA and Iran escalated towards the end of 2019, culminating early this month with the killing in Iraq of Iran’s second most powerful figure, General Qasem Soleimani, in an American airstrike. President Trump justified his decision to act in this way by claiming that “Soleimani was plotting imminent and sinister attacks on… Read More Signs of the Times – “A Middle East assassination”

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2nd thought for today “Praise Jehovah God Who Creates and Saves” (January 16)

When man wants to see Who created him and admits his own faults in his willingness to come closer to his Creator, he can release his problems, giving them to the Most High, and as an upright can come to sing passionately glory-filled songs to Him, because by Him everything is in its right place.… Read More 2nd thought for today “Praise Jehovah God Who Creates and Saves” (January 16)

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Concerning talking about prophecy when tragedy is at the doorstep

Our Persian brethren received tragic news the past few days. On Wednesday 2020 January 8, tensions between the US and Iran “contributed” to the downing of flight PS 752 on its way from Tehran to Kiev. The semi-official state outlet Fars News Agency reported that after being informed of the error in the country’s air… Read More Concerning talking about prophecy when tragedy is at the doorstep

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Today’s thought “Plea for Vindication or for Protection against Oppressors” (January 07)

The previous years we here in Belgium did not have it quite easy. In 2012 we got even silenced for some time. It looked like the time of a battle of the greatest and strongest, against such small communities like ours, had started. With the hope to have a bigger community and able to be… Read More Today’s thought “Plea for Vindication or for Protection against Oppressors” (January 07)

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Prayer theme for December: Pray for the coming of the Prince of Peace

When you visit Bethlehem today, you are in a war zone. It is only 10km from Jerusalem, but getting there involves crossing a fortified border, for Bethlehem is in Palestinian territory, in the West Bank. Only tourists can cross this border; Israelis and Palestinians are mainly restricted to their own sides. The forbidding border wall… Read More Prayer theme for December: Pray for the coming of the Prince of Peace

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Signs of the times – “Anti-Semitism on the increase”

As the United Kingdom embarks on a General Election campaign, the issue of anti-Semitism has once again come to the fore, particularly in relation to the main opposition party – Labour – under its current leadership. Recently, a front page editorial in the Jewish Chronicle appealed to the electorate not to support this party, accusing… Read More Signs of the times – “Anti-Semitism on the increase”

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Division of the countries and inconclusive elections

What a divided world we live in at the moment. Two Israeli elections this year have failed to produce an outright winner, and its President and leaders now have to determine how an effective government can be formed. The nation is divided. On November the 11th the results from the Spanish elections were inconclusive, showing… Read More Division of the countries and inconclusive elections

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Thought for today November 4th Going to graveyards and people going to dust

Yesterday we thought about the greatness of our Divine Creator, Who has to become recognized and praised as the One and Only True God.  Him being the Most High Living God, Lord above all gods and lords, and should be greatly praised, and be beautiful in elevation, so that the whole world may come to… Read More Thought for today November 4th Going to graveyards and people going to dust

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