Signs of the times – “Turkey and Russia”

Last month it was announced that Turkey had “been removed from the US’ F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme after it took delivery of the Russian-made S-400 air defence system … The White House said: ‘Turkey’s decision to purchase Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible. The F-35 cannot coexist… Read More Signs of the times – “Turkey and Russia”

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Summertime still a busy period in the Christadelphian Community

Although this may be the time of Summer Holidays for those in the Northern hemisphere (and winter breaks for others) it is still a busy period in the Christadelphian Community, with Bible Schools taking place in many different locations. These present valuable opportunities for fellowship, Bible study, communal worship and renewing friendships, in summary helping… Read More Summertime still a busy period in the Christadelphian Community

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A new exposition series on “The Fire of God”

On April 26 the May issue of The Christadelphian Magazine was published.  A new exposition series commenced on “The Fire of God” (Brother John Woodall), which will examine the way in which God has used fire from Genesis to Revelation. The series on Elijah and our hymn book also continue. In the practical section one… Read More A new exposition series on “The Fire of God”

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Signs of the times – “Returning to the land”

It has recently been announced by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics that the country’s population now exceeds nine million. As of March this year the number of Jews had reached 6,697,000, or 74.2% of the population, with 1,890,000 (20.9%) who are Arab, and 434,000 (4.8%) who belong to other religious or ethnic groups. The Times… Read More Signs of the times – “Returning to the land”

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Today’s thought July 15 Reading 1 – 1 Samuel 29:1-4 Leaving it to God to work it out in His own way

“The Philistines gathered all their forces at Aphek, and Israel camped by the spring in Jezreel. As the Philistine rulers marched with their units of hundreds and thousands, David and his men were marching at the rear with Achish. The commanders of the Philistines asked, ‘What about these Hebrews?’ Achish replied, ‘Is this not David,… Read More Today’s thought July 15 Reading 1 – 1 Samuel 29:1-4 Leaving it to God to work it out in His own way

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Signs of the times – “Locust invasions”

In February urgent warnings were issued of imminent locust swarms affecting particularly the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warned that “Good rains along the Red Sea coastal plains in Eritrea and Sudan have allowed two generations of breeding since October, leading to a substantial increase in locust… Read More Signs of the times – “Locust invasions”

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April’s issue of The Christadelphian

This month’s issue of The Christadelphian has its usual range of exposition, practical and community articles, with perhaps something of a concentration on the death and resurrection of Jesus. Brother David Simpson has written a sensitive summary of the Trials of Jesus and the concluding part of Brother Jack Aitkenhead’s two-part series “Pilate Marvelled” considers… Read More April’s issue of The Christadelphian

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Signs of the times – “The US, Israel and the Golan Heights”

Washington’s support for Israel – both in word and deed – was again on display last month when President Trump announced that he was officially recognising the Golan Heights as part of the State of Israel. The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, was present when the proclamation was signed on March 25 and described… Read More Signs of the times – “The US, Israel and the Golan Heights”

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Signs of the times – “Israel’s security”

As we embark on a new year, by God’s grace, security remains a pressing issue for Israelis. At a recent visit to Jerusalem by US officials, headed by the National Security Adviser John Bolton, one matter discussed was the forthcoming “US withdrawal from Syria and the implications for Israel, particularly on the Golan Heights. ‘The… Read More Signs of the times – “Israel’s security”

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January’s issue of The Christadelphian

The January issue, published on December 21, 2018, commences with a New Year Editorial encouraging us to consider what pleases God, followed by two pages of “Letters to the Editor”. “Sunday Morning” focuses appropriately on “beginnings” – the book of Genesis. In the “Exposition” section we conclude Brother Paul Aston’s helpful series, “In the Volume… Read More January’s issue of The Christadelphian

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Sign of the Times and the Last Days #3 Coming events revealed in the prophetic writings

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

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Sign of the Times and the Last Days #2 Wars, natural disasters, famine and false Messiahs

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

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