Christus in Profetie #8 De psalmen (2B) De Gezalfde goede herder spreekt

De Gezalfde spreekt ‘Het besluit van de HEER wil ik bekendmaken. Hij sprak tot mij: Jij bent mijn zoon, ik heb je vandaag verwekt’ (vs 7). We zien hier een verdere verwijzing naar de belofte die aan David was gegeven. Naast de belofte van een eeuwig koningschap zei God tegen David: ‘Ik zal een vader… Read More Christus in Profetie #8 De psalmen (2B) De Gezalfde goede herder spreekt

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Christus in Profetie #8 De psalmen (2A) De messiaanse koning

“Toen zei Ik: zie, hier ben Ik, in de boekrol staat van mij geschreven” Psalm 2: ‘De messiaanse koning’ In de NBG’51 vertaling vinden we dit opschrift boven Psalm 2. Deze beschrijft een tijd waarin Christus regeert (‘de Heer en zijn gezalfde’) envooral de reactie van de wereld daarop. ‘Christus’ is Grieks voor gezalfde. In… Read More Christus in Profetie #8 De psalmen (2A) De messiaanse koning

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Pray that we will make the time to listen: listen to God and listen to each other

We noted earlier that prayer isn’t just about giving God our wish list, it isn’t just about asking for things, no matter how important those things are to us (daily bread, for example). It’s also about giving him thanks and praise, as we did last month. Mother Teresa said: “Prayer is not asking. Prayer is… Read More Pray that we will make the time to listen: listen to God and listen to each other

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Today’s thought “Word of the Only One God – To be read and listened at” (November 21)

In the Daily Bible reading of November the 20th we read how Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all who could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month. Because many could not read Ezra himself read from the scroll of Moses’ laws… Read More Today’s thought “Word of the Only One God – To be read and listened at” (November 21)

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Today’s thought “Not stopping doing what is right” (November 5)

Today’s thought “Not stopping doing what is right” (November 5) Throughout the ages there have been times people loved to remember their dead with bringing offers to them. Many times several gods and ghosts were revered. More than once people had forgotten about the Most important Book for life. When Josiah was eight years and… Read More Today’s thought “Not stopping doing what is right” (November 5)

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Prayer of a man of flesh and blood who is authorized and glorified by God

In the reading of today October 22, John 17, Jesus prays for himself, his disciples, and his future followers, of which we should be part of. But Jesus also prayed that the hour had come for God to glorify His son, that His son may glorify the Most High God. Lots of people who take… Read More Prayer of a man of flesh and blood who is authorized and glorified by God

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Not waiting until something serious happens in the life of those around us

The world has lots of people wondering about life, afterlife, and about different sorts of powers manipulating or influencing life. When growing up people are confronted with a lot of questions they would love to see answered. Some of them they shall never find answered. Others may receive a dissatisfying answer, whilst other questions in… Read More Not waiting until something serious happens in the life of those around us

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Fullness of summer and abundance of harvest found in the satisfying plenitude of life in Christ

Enjoying life on holiday, often people do find more time to reflect about life, what we have done and how everything went, not only the last year but also the previous years. Even when we travel later in Summer or even when the astronomical Autumn has started already, we can be able to find the… Read More Fullness of summer and abundance of harvest found in the satisfying plenitude of life in Christ

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