Today’s thought “The manifestation of the spirit for …” (August 30)

Today’s thought “The manifestation of the spirit for …” (August 30) We have come to that part of Paul’s letter to the Corinthians which is about the gifts of the Spirit which were possessed among the believers there. The Gospels were not yet in circulation, probably they had just been written. Now what was the… Read More Today’s thought “The manifestation of the spirit for …” (August 30)

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Today’s thought “Do you not know that …” (August 25)

Four times this phrase is used by Paul in 1 Corinthians 6. The Corinthians were becoming spiritually blind to the follies that they had slipped back into. It happened then and it happens today. It appears to be worse among those who proclaim that once you are saved you are always saved, regardless of the… Read More Today’s thought “Do you not know that …” (August 25)

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Today’s thought “It shall not be so among you” (July 19)

Today’s thought “It shall not be so among you” (July 19) The ego among human beings keeps occurring in the events of daily life. There is continual competition as to who will be the most important; some strive to be the greatest, but the most valuable things is teamwork. This is only achieved as a… Read More Today’s thought “It shall not be so among you” (July 19)

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Thought for June 09: Be our arm every morning, our salvation in time of trouble

I was rather overwhelmed by the range of appropriate thoughts in all our readings this morning! God’s words through Isaiah, quoted in our title (33:2) arrested my attention. Jesus is the “arm of the Lord” – soon we will read Isaiah’s famous chapter 53 which starts “to whom has the arm of the LORD been… Read More Thought for June 09: Be our arm every morning, our salvation in time of trouble

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Jehovah shall make the earth waste and turn its ground up-side-down

We shall come to see that the Most High God shall make an end to this godless world and shall turn its ground up-side-down. (Isaiah 24:1) The Divine Creator had made his promise to sent some one to this world to restore the damaged relationship. That person has come already once but shall return to… Read More Jehovah shall make the earth waste and turn its ground up-side-down

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Today’s thought “God not living in houses” (April 29)

In the readings of yesterday and the day before yesterday we could see how the apostles got themselves in trouble by talking about Jesus and doing wonders in the name of God. In yesterdays reading (Acts 6) we read how the religious leaders called false witnesses to be able to punish those followers of Christ.… Read More Today’s thought “God not living in houses” (April 29)

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Today’s thought “To all who call upon him in truth” (March 21)

Today’s thought “To all who call upon him in truth” (March 21) I’m sad we are nearly at the end of the Psalms, we complete them in just eleven weeks, a pity. The Psalms for today are special. Much of Psalm 145 appears to be designed to be sung when God’s kingdom is established on… Read More Today’s thought “To all who call upon him in truth” (March 21)

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Prayer for 2022 March 06: Asking for Strength by the Russian-Ukrainian war

I would love to share the prayer I said in this morning’s service   Prayer for 2022 March 06 Asking for Strength by the Russian-Ukrainian war       Dear God We thank you that we could come together at this meeting in Newbury and be connected with people from many places around. Our thoughts… Read More Prayer for 2022 March 06: Asking for Strength by the Russian-Ukrainian war

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Today’s thought “Be strong and courageous, and do the work” (December 18)

Today’s 2nd Bible reading describes the coming glory of God’s House, but the people are defiled. Nevertheless, God promises a future blessing with Zerubbabel chosen like God’s signet ring. Zerubbabel being picked out by the God of armies as His servant, who will be like a ring that has God His royal mark on it.… Read More Today’s thought “Be strong and courageous, and do the work” (December 18)

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Today’s thought “What sort of people ought you to be …” (December 15)

As Peter completes his second letter he asks a question “Since all these things are thus to be dissolved what sort of people ought you to be in lives of holiness and godliness, waiting for and hastening the coming of the day of the Lord …” (3:11,12). What is to be dissolved? He writes that… Read More Today’s thought “What sort of people ought you to be …” (December 15)

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Today’s thought “About our attitude opposite others” (December 12)

In this world there may be lots of unkind speech, gossip, slander, but we as followers of Christ should get rid of all such evil behaviour. Be done with all deceit, hypocrisy, jealousy, and all wrong and insulting language. (1 Peter 2:1) When we are Christadelphians or when we say we are a Christian, we should… Read More Today’s thought “About our attitude opposite others” (December 12)

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Today’s thought “Rooted and built up in him” (November 14)

Today’s thought “Rooted and built up in him” (November 14) Colossians 2 contains some inspiringly positive points from Paul – we need to fully absorb these to spur us on – into becoming more and more like Christ. Paul tells them that although he is not with them physically, “I am with you in spirit,… Read More Today’s thought “Rooted and built up in him” (November 14)

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Today’s thought “Showing the Gospel, teaching publicly and from house to house,” (November 07)

Today’s thought “Showing the Gospel, teaching publicly and from house to house,” (November 07) In the 3rd reading of today we listen to the apostle Paul who from the first day that he set foot in Asia, served the Lord Most High God and His sent one, in all humility of mind, and with many… Read More Today’s thought “Showing the Gospel, teaching publicly and from house to house,” (November 07)

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A time of trouble such as never has been (November 3)

“A time of trouble such as never has been” (November 3) The range of readings we have today are more than usually thought provoking. Firstly we read of Hezekiah, one of the most dedicated and righteous kings to reign in Jerusalem – but God tested him by allowing “a time of trouble” – but he… Read More A time of trouble such as never has been (November 3)

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Today’s thought “You know neither the scriptures nor …” (August 17)

Today’s thought “You know neither the scriptures nor …” (August 17) We saw today in Mark 12 how Jesus challenged those who distort God’s word. This word, to them, was what we call the ‘Old Testament’. These equally inspired words are largely ignored today despite the wonderful discovery of scrolls of all of the books… Read More Today’s thought “You know neither the scriptures nor …” (August 17)

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