Today’s thought “Not stopping doing what is right” (November 5)

Today’s thought “Not stopping doing what is right” (November 5) Throughout the ages there have been times people loved to remember their dead with bringing offers to them. Many times several gods and ghosts were revered. More than once people had forgotten about the Most important Book for life. When Josiah was eight years and… Read More Today’s thought “Not stopping doing what is right” (November 5)

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Thought for November 1: To the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.

Today lots of people go to the graves of their beloved. Most of the time of the year they think not about them, but near the end of October they start worrying about graves to be cleaned and think about the dead and ghosts. Yesterday children came along the doors singing “trick or treat” and… Read More Thought for November 1: To the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.

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Hope that those who take Jesus as their god shall come to accept and subject to him

In this world we find lots of people who do not believe in the Divine Creator God. But we also find lots of people who believe in a god who was declared by the Most High God above all gods, to be His only begotten son. That God Who declared that man standing in the… Read More Hope that those who take Jesus as their god shall come to accept and subject to him

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Today’s thought “My help comes from the LORD” (March 13)

Today’s thought “My help comes from the LORD” (March 13) Psalm 121 today begins with a question and sometimes this is not recognised. The Psalmist is lifting up his eyes to the hills and asking, “from where does my help come?” The pagan people around and all too often the Jewish people also, looked to… Read More Today’s thought “My help comes from the LORD” (March 13)

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Days of madness with big bonfires, parades, and dressing up in costumes as saints, angels and devils

Soon a madness takes over many people in many countries. They are taken by age-old European traditions and find it fun to dress themselves up in the most weird costumes. Strange is it that many call themselves Christian though continue to decorate their houses the first coming weeks with witches, spiders, ghosts and a few… Read More Days of madness with big bonfires, parades, and dressing up in costumes as saints, angels and devils

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Today’s thought “nonsense surrounding the many gods” (July 28)

Today’s thought “nonsense surrounding the many gods” (July 28) In this world lots of people are against the God of Israel. Many claim their does not exits a God Who created everything. Strangely enough we do find lots of people in this world who have turned their back on God Almighty, the creator of the… Read More Today’s thought “nonsense surrounding the many gods” (July 28)

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The flood, floods and mythic flood stories 8 South America

South America The Chibcha-speaking people that formed the Muisca Confederation of the central Andean highlands of present-day Colombia‘s Eastern Range, in particular the Altiplano Cundiboyacense, the Muisca, as one out of four advanced civilizations of the Americas (apart from the Aztec, Mayas and Incas) has also the enriched culture of ‘life stories’ Already active since… Read More The flood, floods and mythic flood stories 8 South America

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The flood, floods and mythic flood stories 2 Mythic theme 1 God or gods warning

Mythic theme God or gods warning A mass of water bringing people in danger has always spoken to the imagination of people. As such we can find a great flood as a mythic theme in many ancient religions that describes a primordial destruction of man and the world by a universal deluge because of man’s… Read More The flood, floods and mythic flood stories 2 Mythic theme 1 God or gods warning

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Listening to the lessons of the Bible and looking for ways to please God

Yesterday and today’s readings (2 Kings 7-8, Lamentations 3-4, 1 Corinthians 16– 2 Corinthians 1-2) bring to us very practical chapters demonstrating how God knows the future but also how He is willing to share His knowledge with us so that we can prepare ourselves for the hard times to come. In this week where… Read More Listening to the lessons of the Bible and looking for ways to please God

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the Bible – God’s guide for life #6 Case example – King Josiah #1

case example – King Josiah            (See 2 Kings21-23 & 2 Chronicles33-35)   Josiah was the 16th king of Judah who reigned from 640-609 BCE/BC, dying just 23 years before the fall of the country to Babylon. Huldah, Jeremiah and Zephaniah were prophets during his reign.   I was just eight years old when my… Read More the Bible – God’s guide for life #6 Case example – King Josiah #1

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The Big Conversation – Christadelphians in the United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom people may find several villages and towns where there reside Christadelphians,  a body of Christians who try to base their beliefs and practices wholly on the Bible, which they regard as God’s word. They try therefore to rid themselves of the various ideas and rituals which have attached themselves to Christendom… Read More The Big Conversation – Christadelphians in the United Kingdom

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Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #3 Days to be kept holy or set apart

Feasts to avoid When asked why we not keep to all those festivals, Sabbaths and so called holy days we must warn people they should look carefully at what sort of festivals they want to participate and what days they consider holy. Lots of Christians would say Christmas and Easter are holy days for them,… Read More Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #3 Days to be kept holy or set apart

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Christian values, traditions, real or false stories, pure and upright belief

These days we see lots of Christians play with pagan attributes, hiding chocolate eggs in the house and garden and telling their children this is all to do about Easter and the resurrection of the Lord. Even a new publication was published in the United states explaining those ‘lovely’ Christian tradition which have to be… Read More Christian values, traditions, real or false stories, pure and upright belief

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Evangelisation, local preaching opposite overseas evangelism

Dave Burke asks: Why is our local preaching so unsuccessful while our overseas evangelism rises from strength to strength? It’s not that we don’t know how to evangelise, or that preaching the Gospel isn’t important to us. Instead I believe it’s because overseas mission work is largely unfettered by the restrictions of the pervading culture… Read More Evangelisation, local preaching opposite overseas evangelism

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