Christus in Profetie #15 De Psalmen (9) – Psalm 18

“Toen zei Ik : zie, hier ben Ik, in de boekrol staat van mij geschreven” In deze serie over Christus in de psalmen hebben we verschillende vormen van profetie gezien. Sommige psalmen kunnen uitsluitend worden gelezen als profetie over Jezus. Andere beschrijven de situatie waarin de psalmist zelf zich bevindt, maar waar we Jezus in… Read More Christus in Profetie #15 De Psalmen (9) – Psalm 18

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These days of August thinking of our brothers and sisters in Afghanistan

From today’s reading: “4 I thank my God always concerning you, for the grace of God which was given you in Christ Jesus; 5 that in everything ye were enriched in him, in all utterance and all knowledge;” (1Co 1:4-5 ASV) Like the apostle Paul who often thought of his brethren and sisters in the… Read More These days of August thinking of our brothers and sisters in Afghanistan

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Today’s thought “Disaster is going forth from nation to nation” (August 4)

Today’s thought “Disaster is going forth from nation to nation” (August 4) Today’s Jeremiah 25 is very disturbing. The prophet is receiving visions from God of future events, some of the visions include a future then far distant. God’s judgements are about to fall on Jerusalem. Jeremiah is told “this whole land shall become a… Read More Today’s thought “Disaster is going forth from nation to nation” (August 4)

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Today’s thought “The gospel … the power of God” (July 28)

Today’s thought “The gospel … the power of God” (July 28) Paul in writing to the Romans speaks about “the power of God”. But he is not referring to physical power such as will be shown at the time Jesus returns when the greatest earthquake ever (Revelation 16:18) and other terrible events occur. God gave… Read More Today’s thought “The gospel … the power of God” (July 28)

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Today’s thought “Your name will be magnified forever” (July 22)

Today’s thought “Your name will be magnified forever” (July 22) It feels as if we could fill a book with the thoughts that arise from our three chapters today! However, 2 Samuel 7 is surely the most heart-warming and challenging! David, now king and reigning from Jerusalem, decides he should build a house, that is,… Read More Today’s thought “Your name will be magnified forever” (July 22)

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Christus in Profetie #14 De Psalmen (8) – Psalm 34 God beschermt wie op Hem vertrouwt

In de tijd van David en Jezus werden misdadigers aan een paal opgehangen tot ter dood. In bepaalde psalmen vinden wij verwijzingen naar Jezus levenseinde en horen wij over vertrouwen dat in God kan gesteld worden. Zowel David als de zoon van David, Jezus Christus stelden hun vertrouwen op de God van Israël.… Read More Christus in Profetie #14 De Psalmen (8) – Psalm 34 God beschermt wie op Hem vertrouwt

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Today’s thought “I have obeyed” (July 3)

Today’s thought “I have obeyed” (July 3) King Saul was highly successful in destroying the Amalekites, but we note what Samuel said to him (1 Samuel 15:1-3) before he did this! After giving him the reasons why the Amalekites should be destroyed, Samuel tells him, “Now go and strike Amalek, and devote to destruction all… Read More Today’s thought “I have obeyed” (July 3)

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Today’s Thought “To endure our trials and straighten up” (June 05)

To endure our trials and straighten up The previous days we have read  about all these great people who died in faith. We also got to see that they did not get [receive] the things that God promised His people, but they saw them coming far in the future [L from afar] and were glad [welcomed/greeted… Read More Today’s Thought “To endure our trials and straighten up” (June 05)

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Todays tought (June 2) Repenting whilst eagerly waiting for Christ’s return

Early in Acts we read of Peter preaching, “Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be blotted out” (3:19). All who do this should be “eagerly waiting for him” ready for when he comes “to save those who” are doing this, with oil in the lamps, ready to cry, ‘Here is the bridegroom!… Read More Todays tought (June 2) Repenting whilst eagerly waiting for Christ’s return

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Today’s thought “Wickedness burns like a fire” (May 19)

“Wickedness burns like a fire” Isaiah 9 Isaiah has a blunt and challenging message for his people in today’s chapter 9 – it is rather in contrast to the positive picture we read in Joshua 19 where the people cross the Jordan into the promised land. Isaiah says, “For wickedness burns like a fire” (verse… Read More Today’s thought “Wickedness burns like a fire” (May 19)

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Today’ Thought “The word … is at work in you believers” (May 17)

“The word … is at work in you believers” As we started reading Paul’s letters to the Thessalonians we cannot help but be arrested in mind – and feel challenged by Paul’s perception of the spirit among the believers there. Paul had “charged (them) to walk in a manner worthy of God, who calls you… Read More Today’ Thought “The word … is at work in you believers” (May 17)

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