The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #7 Promise and solution

We have seen how God created out of the chaos and ordered universe in which He placed carnal creatures. In His Kingdom He had His Royal Garden where He placed human beings with a free will. Jehovah the divine Maker God set out to create a perfect creation but alas the very workmanship of His… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #7 Promise and solution

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The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #6 Curse and solution

From the chaos God had ordered everything. First the planets, than all living creatures and then human creatures or beings we call “human“, “male and female he created them.” (Genesis 1:27).  God gave this couple (male and female) a mandate to reign over all other creatures (see Genesis 1:28) thus placing them above all other… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #6 Curse and solution

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The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #5 Temptation, assault and curse

After the choice Adam and Eve made to go against the Will of God, eating of the fruit of the Tree of knowledge of good and evil, God came to deal with three parties in the fall of mankind: Adam, Eve and the serpent. An alleged fourth – the devil – is not mentioned in… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #5 Temptation, assault and curse

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The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #2 Beginning of mankind

After the fifth period in creation the sixth session brought forth ‘living souls‘ or ‘living things’ or ‘living beings’ which could multiply, making the earth having more of their sort. They were not in the image of God, but on the ‘sixth day‘ the Divine Creator decided to make some living being after His image.… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #2 Beginning of mankind

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Listening to the lessons of the Bible and looking for ways to please God

Yesterday and today’s readings (2 Kings 7-8, Lamentations 3-4, 1 Corinthians 16– 2 Corinthians 1-2) bring to us very practical chapters demonstrating how God knows the future but also how He is willing to share His knowledge with us so that we can prepare ourselves for the hard times to come. In this week where… Read More Listening to the lessons of the Bible and looking for ways to please God

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Lam van God #3 Tegenover onschuldig dier een onschuldig man #2

In de verre oudheid en voor eeuwen dachten vele mensen dat er aan god en/of de goden offers van levende wezens moesten gebracht worden, zij het dieren of mensen. Al spoedig na de zondeval brachten kinderen van Adam en Eva offers van dieren en planten voor de Allerhoogste God, de Schepper van hemel en aarde.… Read More Lam van God #3 Tegenover onschuldig dier een onschuldig man #2

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This day shall be unto you for a memorial and you shall keep it a feast to the Most High God

Exodus 12:14 (KJV) 14 And this day shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to the LORD throughout your generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever.Exodus 12:3-14 (TS98) 3 “Speak to all the congregation of Yisra’ĕl, saying, ‘On the tenth day of this… Read More This day shall be unto you for a memorial and you shall keep it a feast to the Most High God

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Wanneer men geloof gevonden heeft door de studie van de Bijbel moet men werken van geloof verwezenlijken

Als we het Woord van God hebben gevonden en de Bijbel zijn beginnen te lezen met een open geest, kunnen die woorden ook tot ons komen zoals ze zijn geschreven. Bij zulk een openstelling en regelmatige studie zal het ons innerlijke zelfs gaan transformeren, als we dit toestaan. Als wij tot geloof komen, geloven in… Read More Wanneer men geloof gevonden heeft door de studie van de Bijbel moet men werken van geloof verwezenlijken

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When having found faith through the study of the Bible we do need to do works of faith

When we have found the Word of God and started reading the Bible with an open mind, letting the words come to us like they are written, it shall transform our inner self, if we allow it to do that. When we do come into the faith, believing in One God and believing in His… Read More When having found faith through the study of the Bible we do need to do works of faith

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the Bible – God’s guide for life #6 Case example – King Josiah #1

case example – King Josiah            (See 2 Kings21-23 & 2 Chronicles33-35)   Josiah was the 16th king of Judah who reigned from 640-609 BCE/BC, dying just 23 years before the fall of the country to Babylon. Huldah, Jeremiah and Zephaniah were prophets during his reign.   I was just eight years old when my… Read More the Bible – God’s guide for life #6 Case example – King Josiah #1

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the Bible – God’s guide for life #5 What is God like

And what is God like? Here are some more Bible verses that describe him: The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth. Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children,… Read More the Bible – God’s guide for life #5 What is God like

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