Christadelphian Tidings looking at teenagers and young adults “Coming of Age in Christ”

This year’s Special Issue of the Christadelphian Tidings is ready for you to download and share with your family and friends. This year’s Special Issue was written almost exclusively by and about Young People and their struggles in Coming of Age in Christ. We are sure that you will enjoy it and ask that you… Read More Christadelphian Tidings looking at teenagers and young adults “Coming of Age in Christ”

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Today’s thought: John – shut up in prison (September 11)

From a certain point of view, it is saddening to think of such a man as John the Baptist in the hands of such creatures as Herod and his paramour, and sadder to think that his life should be sacrificed to the feminine malice created by John’s upright attitude as a preacher of righteousness. But… Read More Today’s thought: John – shut up in prison (September 11)

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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 Mark 8 Which sings from Christ do you want to see (August 13)

In today’s reading of Mark 8 Jesus called his disciples together to tell them that the crowd wss breaking his heart. “1  In those days, when there was again a great multitude, and they had nothing to eat, he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, 2 I have compassion on the multitude,… Read More Today’s thought Mark 8 Which sings from Christ do you want to see (August 13)

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Today’s thought “The time is fulfilled” (August 06)

Today we read in Mark’s Gospel, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand, repent and believe in the gospel”, today this message is still true so let’s do as Jesus taught and “straighten up and raise [our] heads, because [our] redemption is drawing near.” Today’s thought “The time is fulfilled”… Read More Today’s thought “The time is fulfilled” (August 06)

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Today’s thought “Slaves of righteousness” (July 30)

Today’s thought “Slaves of righteousness” (July 30) How challenging are Paul’s words to the Romans – and to us! There is no middle way (which is what Jesus taught!), we are either “slaves of sin” or we “have become slaves of righteousness” (6:17,18). Paul admits he is making the point bluntly, “speaking in human terms,… Read More Today’s thought “Slaves of righteousness” (July 30)

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Today’s thought July 15 Reading 3 – Matthew 16:24-26 Denial of self

I think it wouldn’t be going too far to say that there IS a discernible reason for every commandment which we are given… and that that reason leads, without too much delay or detour, right back to the Atonement. Christ’s sacrifice is not just about blood, and sweat, and tears… and it is not just… Read More Today’s thought July 15 Reading 3 – Matthew 16:24-26 Denial of self

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Today’s thought July 13 Reading 3 – Matthew 14

Matthew 14 presents a remarkable contrast between the two feasts: There is Herod’s feast — which is sumptuous, attended by captains and kings, and the entertainment is provided by a “strange woman”. It is a feast of death — for a righteous man is slain on a whim. Then there is Christ’s feast — which… Read More Today’s thought July 13 Reading 3 – Matthew 14

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Today’s thought July 12 Reading 3 – Matthew 13:12 Having much or not having and living in a cloud and darkness

“Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him” (Mat 13:12). The parable — that strange mixture of natural and spiritual, simple and complex — was a test to the hearers. How would they react? Would they joyfully come… Read More Today’s thought July 12 Reading 3 – Matthew 13:12 Having much or not having and living in a cloud and darkness

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Today’s thought July 10 Reading 3 – Matthew 11:4-6: Good news preached to the poor

“Jesus replied, ‘Go back and report to John what you hear and see: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor” (Mat 11:4,5). Jesus is healing those people who previously would have been excluded… Read More Today’s thought July 10 Reading 3 – Matthew 11:4-6: Good news preached to the poor

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Today’s thought “For everyone who …” (July 6)

Today’s thought “For everyone who …” (July 6) Our chapter in Matthew today unfolds to reveal powerful personal lessons – principles we must live by! Jesus says, “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the… Read More Today’s thought “For everyone who …” (July 6)

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