Today’s thought “Watch yourselves very carefully” (April 21)

Today’s thought “Watch yourselves very carefully” (April 21) Deuteronomy 4, Proverbs 31, John 15,16 Today we have a remarkable set of meaningful readings. In Deuteronomy Moses commences his final exhortation to his nation; in Proverbs, the final chapter is taken to be an exhortation from the mother of Solomon (Bathsheba), a message that at the… Read More Today’s thought “Watch yourselves very carefully” (April 21)

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Signs of the times – “Gaza – once more a flashpoint”

In recent weeks news reports have covered the renewed hostilities in Gaza, an area that has been a tinderbox for many years. Israel seized the Gaza Strip from Egypt during the Six-Day War also called June War or Third Arab-Israeli War, brief war that took place June 5–10, 1967, and was the third of the… Read More Signs of the times – “Gaza – once more a flashpoint”

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Signs of the times – “An object of scorn and ridicule”

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is held every year on January 27, chosen because on that day in 1945 the Nazis’ largest concentration and death camp, Auschwitz–Birkenau, was liberated by the Red Army. This year, around that date, there were a number of articles in the press commenting on the ongoing problem of anti-Semitism today, most… Read More Signs of the times – “An object of scorn and ridicule”

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Today’s thought “As it has been shown …” (February 16)

Today’s thought “As it has been shown …” (February 16) In Exodus we are reading all the details of the construction of the tabernacle. This was to be the centre of worship for the Israelites for hundreds of years to come. All the detail of its construction and its measurements are given; this may seem… Read More Today’s thought “As it has been shown …” (February 16)

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Today’s thought “A night of watching” (February 5)

Today’s thought “A night of watching” (February 5) We read today of the climax of the ten plagues that came upon Egypt. Can you imagine yourself as an Israelite and the awe you would have felt! The early plagues affected us – but then a distinction is dramatically made – while there is “pitch darkness”… Read More Today’s thought “A night of watching” (February 5)

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Today’s thought “God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark” (January 04)

Today’s thought “God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark” (January 04) Yesterday we came to read the history of Noah where the Divine Creator gave the people a period of 120 years, in which they could repent of their sinful ways. There we got… Read More Today’s thought “God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark” (January 04)

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Today’s thought “A Damaged and Wicked World” (January 03)

Today’s thought “A Damaged and Wicked World” (January 03) Reading 1: Genesis 5-6; From the void came everything into being by the divine Creator Speaking, His Word (the Logos) sounding over the space, making everything to happen like God wanted it to happen. We saw how God created man in His own image. On the… Read More Today’s thought “A Damaged and Wicked World” (January 03)

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Christadelphian Meal a Day Fund not conditional on race, religion or creed

The Western African country Sierra Leone has much to deal with. Abject poverty, natural disasters, plague and violence, but the people’s capacity to survive and thrive is amazing. When brothers Bob Fox, Mike Green and Gordon Dawes visited Kroo Bay in 2010, they were met with an awful sight. This slum area is at the… Read More Christadelphian Meal a Day Fund not conditional on race, religion or creed

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Stormy wind

News bulletins over the past few weeks seem to have been dominated by natural disasters reminding us of the phenomenal power of nature, with the North American continent particularly badly affected. 2017 has been officially declared British Columbia’s worst wildfire season since records began in 1950. Between April 1 and mid-August, 894,491 hectares were burned.… Read More Stormy wind

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