The reason of inclusion of some and the exclusion of other texts in the Bible is to be found in the belief the Jews entertained that the “collection of the sacred books was defined under Divine guidance, and closed at the Divine command”. … Read More What governed the inclusion of some and the exclusion of other texts in the Bible?
Men of God and the Word of God How different to cultivate love in the truth with those who know the truth, and are enamoured of it heartily and thoroughly; whose minds are steeped in it because they steep them; for, be it always borne in mind, that this is not a thing that comes… Read More Men of God and the Word of God
I have been thinking a lot recently about the glory of God, and found it to be another of those wonderful golden threads that runs through the Bible from beginning to end. God’s glory, that is his presence, was there in the Garden of Eden when he walked with Adam and Eve. God later revealed… Read More Prayer theme for August 2019: God’s glory
Today’s thought Desire that every one shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end (July 26) These last few days we had some beautiful weather, with real Summer time temperatures between 31 and 36° C (in some places 39° C) . As man often likes to complain, some people did… Read More Today’s thought: In the Holiday-time not being lazy for God (Summer 2019)
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
In the previous postings we came to see that Jesus walked on this earth as a son of man, was seen by many, and was impaled. After his death he was put in a grave to be resurrected by his heavenly Father. In case this son of man would be God having come in a man, how does that fit the bible sayings and who, after faking His death and resurrection (because God cannot die), would be than the mediator between Him and man? In this article we look further at this son of man who is our saviour and mediator between God and man.… Read More When you believe Jesus is God: who do you think is the mediator? #2 Firstborn from the dead our advocate
The Bible, the infallible Word of God tells us that God is an immortal Spirit Being that no man can see. The world got to see a man of flesh and blood who told people around him he was the son of God. That Nazarene master teacher got killed and was taken out of the dead, by the One Who is greater than Jesus and declared that son of man to be His only begotten beloved son.… Read More When you believe Jesus is God, do you think he died?
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 “If you are willing and obedient” (May 12) Today we started reading the wonderful prophecy of Isaiah. His time as a prophet of the Lord covered the reign of four kings, beginning with the reign of Uzziah who suffered leprosy as a punishment for becoming too proud in his later years and entering… Read More Today’s thought “If you are willing and obedient” (May 12)
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)
As Christadelphians or Brothers and sisters in Christ we should be followers of the Nazarene master teacher Jeshua (Jesus Christ) and therefore as Jeshuaists (= followers of Jeshua) be diligent in the learning of the Holy Scriptures, like Jesus knew very well the ancient writings. Jeshua or Jesus because of his knowledge of the Scriptures… Read More Easter time to talk about our living hope
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)
We can get pictures of what went on in the past by the many research papers, historical books and documentaries. Many empires have come and gone. Throughout the centuries many battles were fought. After World War I people even thought there would never come a war again. Peace and progress? What a shock the events… Read More Prophecies over coming days
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?
What are the aims of Bible Prophecy? 1. To provide convincing evidence – fulfilled Bible prophecy is evidence for the authenticity and reliability of Scripture. 2. To warn the wayward – the message is a ‘wakeup call’ to get right again with God before time runs out. 3. To encourage the faithful – the message… Read More Unlocking Bible Prophecy
The Christadelphians are a world-wide religious body that have attempted to get back to the faith and character of the early Christian church. We rely on the Bible accepting that all of the Bible is the wholly inspired Word of God and God’s only revealed message to mankind (2 Timothy 3:16). They therefore read it… Read More Video: Introducing the Christadelphian Community
In previous writings we have seen how Christ did not come into the world to create different religious groups but that because of man’s aim for power we can see that many churches came to bring division. When Jesus started his public life he chose some brothers like Simon Peter and Andreas, James (son of… Read More Brothers and sisters in Christ for you
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
The earth presents many sad sights to those who have eyes to see. Where truth should be exalted for the hope and salvation of perishing man, we see contradictory creeds and bitter conflict. Instead of a generous distribution of the earth’s bounties amongst her children, we see millions toiling in hunger; instead of peace and… Read More Bible Teaching and Vital Doctrines to Discover