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
From the first Book of the Bible we learn already that God has a Plan for His creation and that there would come some one who shall bring an end to all misery and death. That sent one from God shall be authorised by God to speak and act in His Name. He would be… Read More What is the Kingdom of God?
In the previous chapters we tried to give you some keys to learn about the God of the Bible, His Greatness, His Self-revelation, His Plan and how His people and the Nation of Israel fits in His purpose. We have looked at several men of God who told about future events. We mentioned that several… Read More Looking into the Future
As the Jewish political organization tottered towards its end, the call of the Gospel was dramatically widened: for the first time, Gentiles were invited to share in the privilege of knowing the eternal God. Paul was the foremost and most energetic leader of this preaching to the Gentiles. “It was necessary that the word of… Read More The Return of Israel
When the Nazarene rebbe Jeshua came to declare God‘s Wishes and showed people the way to God the majority of the chosen People rejected the message of the Good News of the coming Kingdom of God or the Gospel. Once again the world could see a scattering of the Jews, which might lead one to… Read More The Jews have fulfilled Bible Prophecy
God’s control of human affairs may be very complex. God had made Himself a people. Though they were not always respectful or thankful to him. More than once they went astray. The bible brings different prophecies about that chosen People of God. In the Book of books we learn about the sojourn in a foreign… Read More Why is the nation of Israel being restored?
Moses knew that God had chosen His people and had promised them a set-apart or holy nation. “Jehovah, The LORD your God, has chosen you to be a people for his own possession, out of all the peoples that are on the face of the earth” (Deuteronomy 7:6). God never rejected His people. Like the… Read More The revival of Israel
We can get pictures of what went on in the past by the many research papers, historical books and documentaries. Many empires have come and gone. Throughout the centuries many battles were fought. After World War I people even thought there would never come a war again. Peace and progress? What a shock the events… Read More Prophecies over coming days
In the previous chapters we have looked at historical facts and stories told or predicted in the Bible. All the texts telling about future events that really came to happen should get us to think about the validity of those words. In the bible we do find God’s Plan with the world and as such… Read More The most incredible feature of the prophecies