When you believe Jesus is God: who do you think is the mediator? #2 Firstborn from the dead our advocate

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

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When you believe Jesus is God: who do you think is the mediator? #1 Son of man

From the bible we learn that several prophets talked about some one who would be coming to help people, saving them from the curse of death. We can look at the prophecies and the texts written in the Holy Scriptures which tell us about that son of man who was authorised by God to speak and act in His Name.… Read More When you believe Jesus is God: who do you think is the mediator? #1 Son of man

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When you believe Jesus is God, do you think he died?

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?

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Hope that those who take Jesus as their god shall come to accept and subject to him

In this world we find lots of people who do not believe in the Divine Creator God. But we also find lots of people who believe in a god who was declared by the Most High God above all gods, to be His only begotten son. That God Who declared that man standing in the… Read More Hope that those who take Jesus as their god shall come to accept and subject to him

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Today’s thought June 20: The hand of the LORD has gone out against me

From a love story going deeper than just the story of a man and a woman. The account of Ruth and her mother-in-law Naomi has a special message for us in encouraging us to see the ‘bigger picture’ of life, the picture as God sees it. Because of a severe famine Naomi with her husband… Read More Today’s thought June 20: The hand of the LORD has gone out against me

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Extra memorizing verses Isaiah 26:3-4: Focused on God finding perfect peace

3 You will keep perfectly peaceful[e]     the one whose mind remains focused on you,         because he remains[f] in you. 4 “Trust in the Lord forever, for in the Lord God[g] you have an everlasting rock. {Isaiah 26:3-4 ISV} 3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. 4 Trust… Read More Extra memorizing verses Isaiah 26:3-4: Focused on God finding perfect peace

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Today’s Thought “You will keep … in perfect peace” (May 03)

Today’s Thought “You will keep … in perfect peace” (May 03) Our Isaiah and Hebrews readings provide an abundance of thoughts today. Some verses encourage peace of mind, others a sense of awe at what is coming on the world, at the judgement our godless world deserves. Isaiah 26 contains a grouping of quite contrasting… Read More Today’s Thought “You will keep … in perfect peace” (May 03)

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Today’s Thought “Jehovah is about to lay the earth waste” (June 01)

Today’s Thought “Jehovah is about to lay the earth waste” (June 01) In today’s reading we get a warning that the Most High Divine Creator of all things shall destroy the earth in such a way that it shall be empty or lay it waste, Him going to ruin or distort the surface of the… Read More Today’s Thought “Jehovah is about to lay the earth waste” (June 01)

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Today’s Thought “The whole earth is full of his glory” (May 16)

Today’s Thought “The whole earth is full of his glory” (May 16) It is impossible to meaningfully imagine the time when “the whole earth [will be] full of his glory!” (Isaiah 6:3). In one sense it is so today – for all the wonders of creation reflect the power and presence and glory of its… Read More Today’s Thought “The whole earth is full of his glory” (May 16)

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Today’s thought “God will bring every deed into judgment … whether good or evil” (May 03)

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)

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Today’s thought “The eyes of the Lord …” (April 5)

Today’s thought “The eyes of the Lord …” (April 5) Modern technology is making it possible for the authorities to have “eyes” in many places. This enables them to sometimes identify and track down offenders – or issue publicity to achieve this. In the Proverbs we see the same point is made. Long before human… Read More Today’s thought “The eyes of the Lord …” (April 5)

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Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom” (March 23)

Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom” (March 23) We started reading Proverbs today – it expresses many blunt contrasts – there is a right way of living and a wrong way – and no middle way. We will find comparisons with the parables of Jesus we are reading in Luke, some of which are developed from… Read More Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom” (March 23)

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Today’s thought “I will extol you, my God and King” (March 21)

Today’s thought “I will extol you, my God and King” (March 21) David’s Psalm 145 is a remarkable song of praise, extolling all that God must be. In reading or singing this Psalm each of us must think carefully about each point David makes. It becomes so easy, especially with hymns we become very familiar… Read More Today’s thought “I will extol you, my God and King” (March 21)

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Today’s thought “Until I find a place for …” (March 16)

Today’s thought “Until I find a place for …” (March 16) “Remember O LORD in David’s favour, all the hardships he endured, how he swore to the LORD and vowed …” (Psalm 132:1,2). The prayer and petition in that Psalm has a very significant lesson for us. What particular thing did David vow to do… Read More Today’s thought “Until I find a place for …” (March 16)

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Today’s thought “But with you there is forgiveness” (March 15)

Today’s thought “But with you there is forgiveness” (March 15) Our Psalms and Luke readings today link together to encourage us to think and live positively in a world that surrounds us with false values. There are times when these greatly affect us and they can threaten to be overwhelming. We have all had times… Read More Today’s thought “But with you there is forgiveness” (March 15)

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Today’s thought “My help comes from the LORD” (March 13)

Today’s thought “My help comes from the LORD” (March 13) Psalm 121 today begins with a question and sometimes this is not recognised. The Psalmist is lifting up his eyes to the hills and asking, “from where does my help come?” The pagan people around and all too often the Jewish people also, looked to… Read More Today’s thought “My help comes from the LORD” (March 13)

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Christus in Profetie #5 De Knecht in Jesaja (5) Verhoging van de Knecht

“Toen zei Ik : zie, hier ben Ik in de boekrol staat van mij geschreven” De verhoging van de Knecht De vierde profetie in de reeks over de Knecht des HEREN begint aan het eind van Jesaja 52. Zoals al eerder aangegeven, wordt in Jesaja een vergelijking gemaakt tussen de bevrijding van Gods volk uit… Read More Christus in Profetie #5 De Knecht in Jesaja (5) Verhoging van de Knecht

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