Today’s Thought “Rejoicing” (June 11) Today we may hear wonderful words in Isaiah 35. We get to hear that there shall come a time when the desert [wilderness] and dry land will ·become happy [rejoice]. We may count on it that the desert [arid plain; or Arabah] will be glad and will ·produce flowers [blossom;… Read More Today’s Thought “Rejoicing” (June 11)
Today’s Thought “The earth shall be full of …” (May 21) Today’s Isaiah chapter is that marvellous one which tells us of the time to come when “the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD as the waters cover the sea” (11:9). The first part of the chapter is about the work… Read More Today’s Thought “The earth shall be full of …” (May 21)
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)
Today’s thought “Therefore nations will praise you forever …” (January 25) The above quotation is found in the final verse of today’s Psalm 45. The whole Psalm is an awesome heart challenging description of the kingdom – and of Jesus – saying that “grace is poured upon your lips; therefore God has blessed you forever”… Read More Today’s thought “Therefore nations will praise you forever …” (January 25)
Today’s thought “Great is the LORD, who delights in …” (January 18) David’s Psalm 35, we read today, comes to a most interesting climax. We read, “Great is the LORD, who delights in the welfare of his servant!” And what is David’s reaction to sensing the Lord’s delight in him? “Then my tongue shall tell… Read More Today’s thought “Great is the LORD, who delights in …” (January 18)
After having followed the series “Key to the Bible” and having read Concluding thought by the article series “Key to the Bible” you might wonder how to become a Christadelphian. Being a Christadelphian requires a great commitment. first of all a commitment to God, second a commitment to Christ and the a commitment to the… Read More How to become a Christadelphian
Human beings have always been interested in the reasons why they are here and what would happen to them after they die. In our regions the dead are not placed on a fire, but are put in a grave or in an incinerator, according to the Bible to become dust, though the majority of people… Read More Is there life beyond the grave?
The fulfilment of Bible prophecy can be a powerful faith builder. To witness events come to pass that were prophesied thousands of years ago in the Bible, renews our confidence in the sure Word of God. Therefore let us examine all the Bible prophecies, see which ones came to be and which ones still have to pass.… Read More Sign of the Times and the Last Days #3 Coming events revealed in the prophetic writings
Having come into a time of many natural disasters (tsunamis, floods, earthquakes, cyclones, storms), famines and wars we should be aware that it can well be that we are now living in a special period and a time of many signs, which should awaken us or make us alert for times to come.
“42 “Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know which day your Lord is coming. 43 But be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what time of the night the thief was coming, he would have been on the alert and would not have allowed his house to be broken into. 44 For this reason you also must be ready; for the Son of Man is coming at an hour when you do not think He will.” (Matthew 24:42-44, NASB)… Read More Sign of the Times and the Last Days #2 Wars, natural disasters, famine and false Messiahs
In the Holy Scriptures or the Bible we find that the Nazarene master teacher Jeshua (Jesus Christ of Nazareth) was asked “…What will be the sign of your coming, and of the end of the age?” (Matthew 24:3) The apostles probably where thinking of having Jesus speaking about the end of the Roman Empire and… Read More Sign of the Times and the Last Days #1 The Son of man revealing
From the first Book of the Bible we learn already that God has a Plan for His creation and that there would come some one who shall bring an end to all misery and death. That sent one from God shall be authorised by God to speak and act in His Name. He would be… Read More What is the Kingdom of God?
At last, the plan of God comes to its climax. After thousands of years of preparation, the people of the Kingdom are brought together. The leaders and princes are the faithful disciples from all ages, raised from the dead with the apostles to reign with their King. The subjects are the restored Israel, and the… Read More Wilderness Transformed
In the previous chapters we tried to give you some keys to learn about the God of the Bible, His Greatness, His Self-revelation, His Plan and how His people and the Nation of Israel fits in His purpose. We have looked at several men of God who told about future events. We mentioned that several… Read More Looking into the Future
As the Jewish political organization tottered towards its end, the call of the Gospel was dramatically widened: for the first time, Gentiles were invited to share in the privilege of knowing the eternal God. Paul was the foremost and most energetic leader of this preaching to the Gentiles. “It was necessary that the word of… Read More The Return of Israel
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
In the previous chapter we shed already a light on some other teachings which entered already in the first century in the different groups which claimed to follow Jesus. The apostles warned already for the false teaching which were introduced by people who loved to be the leader of a group they started to call… Read More The Development of Differences
From the days of Jeshua (Christ Jesus) there were people who wanted to follow that master teacher, whilst others were interested in some points but did not like other points and as such preferred to keep to other teachings and traditions also. Jeshua had asked those who he had chosen to become his disciples, what… Read More Different wineskins
When looking at the many prophecies in the Holy Scriptures, we can notice that most of them came true. Some prophecies are about some future times still to come. But when knowing that all other prophecies became a reality we should be warned and be prepared for the Day of Judgment. Living in this day… Read More To be prepared for the Day of Judgment
The Holy Bible tells us how God created mankind in His image and how he set a Plan for mankind. Already early in man’s history he rebelled against his Maker. Out of compassion with the weak man, the Supreme Maker provided a solution against the curse of sin and curse of death. When they got… Read More Looking forward for what is to come