Our Persian brethren received tragic news the past few days. On Wednesday 2020 January 8, tensions between the US and Iran “contributed” to the downing of flight PS 752 on its way from Tehran to Kiev. The semi-official state outlet Fars News Agency reported that after being informed of the error in the country’s air… Read More Concerning talking about prophecy when tragedy is at the doorstep
Dear readers, We are coming to the close of the civil year. Yesterday in Belgium the Winter holiday started for many people. It is a fortnight when people can take lots of time to enjoy family and friends gathering in the cosiness of decorated places, be it at home, in party rooms, hotels, in cold… Read More Invest in Faith with us
The 21st of February we read Psalm 90 in our Daily Bible Readings, but in our service this week it has also been a reading we took at heart. This time to remember us that there is only One Eternal Being or God and that people should not forget that Jesus was not eternal. Jehovah… Read More Today’s thought “On the eternity of God” (December 17)
In a few days lots of people shall come to gather in the family. For many of them it is supposedly to celebrate the birth of their god. They should remember that the real God, Who is an unseen eternal Spirit Being has no beginning at all (otherwise he would not have been eternal, meaning… Read More Thought for the Christmas time: A sense of history
Soon we enter 2020 and yesterday we took a special moment to show our thankfulness to the Sovereign Maker and Giver of all things. The beginning of this century looks just a few steps behind us, time seemingly going faster and faster as we get along being confronted with the daily troubles of politicians and… Read More Being thankful for the Word spoken to us by God
In the past, God spoke to our forefathers by the prophets at many times and in many ways. Throughout the times He never stopped speaking to those who wanted to listen to Him. He is always prepared to give a listening ear to those who are asking for Him or who want to have an… Read More God spoke to our forefathers and speaks to us
As the United Kingdom embarks on a General Election campaign, the issue of anti-Semitism has once again come to the fore, particularly in relation to the main opposition party – Labour – under its current leadership. Recently, a front page editorial in the Jewish Chronicle appealed to the electorate not to support this party, accusing… Read More Signs of the times – “Anti-Semitism on the increase”
What a divided world we live in at the moment. Two Israeli elections this year have failed to produce an outright winner, and its President and leaders now have to determine how an effective government can be formed. The nation is divided. On November the 11th the results from the Spanish elections were inconclusive, showing… Read More Division of the countries and inconclusive elections
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.
Mankind has received the Word of God in which we can find words of many prophets, a.o. also of the son of man called Jeshua ben Joseph the ben ha-Elohim or son of God. That son of man born in Bethlehem, grew up in Nazareth and went out preaching about his heavenly Father, the God… Read More The son of man given authority by God
In the previous postings we came to see that Jesus walked on this earth as a son of man, was seen by many, and was impaled. After his death he was put in a grave to be resurrected by his heavenly Father. In case this son of man would be God having come in a man, how does that fit the bible sayings and who, after faking His death and resurrection (because God cannot die), would be than the mediator between Him and man? In this article we look further at this son of man who is our saviour and mediator between God and man.… Read More When you believe Jesus is God: who do you think is the mediator? #2 Firstborn from the dead our advocate
From the bible we learn that several prophets talked about some one who would be coming to help people, saving them from the curse of death. We can look at the prophecies and the texts written in the Holy Scriptures which tell us about that son of man who was authorised by God to speak and act in His Name.… Read More When you believe Jesus is God: who do you think is the mediator? #1 Son of man
The Bible, the infallible Word of God tells us that God is an immortal Spirit Being that no man can see. The world got to see a man of flesh and blood who told people around him he was the son of God. That Nazarene master teacher got killed and was taken out of the dead, by the One Who is greater than Jesus and declared that son of man to be His only begotten beloved son.… Read More When you believe Jesus is God, do you think he died?
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 “May the whole earth be filled …” (February 9) Today’s Psalm 72 is a prayer David wrote at the end of his life – addressed to the Lord about Solomon – who was taking over as king. What a vision David had in doing this, it is evident the Lord took his thoughts… Read More Today’s thought “May the whole earth be filled …” (February 9)
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
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